The Clifford Paterson Lecture, 1999. Sentient computing

@article{Hopper2000TheCP,
  title={The Clifford Paterson Lecture, 1999. Sentient computing},
  author={Andy Hopper},
  journal={Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences},
  year={2000},
  volume={358},
  pages={2349 - 2358}
}
  • A. Hopper
  • Published 15 August 2000
  • Computer Science
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences
Sentient computing is the proposition that applications can be made more responsive and useful by observing and reacting to the physical world. It is particularly attractive in a world of mobile users and computers. The paper presents a classification and quantification of sensor information together with a description of a method for altering the behaviour of arbitrary terminal devices. It also presents a framework for ‘programming with space’ which can associate space–related events with… 

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