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All-About Digital Diaries: Opportunities and Challenges
September/October 2011 (vol. 13 no. 5)
pp. 37-43
Laura Ferrari, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
Marco Mamei, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
Franco Zambonelli, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

All-about diaries—software platforms that record, in a browsable and machine-processable format, the everyday activities of people, communities, and objects—offer a wealth of application opportunities, but their full-fledge implementation will require overcoming several challenges.

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Index Terms:
Keywords: information technology, pervasive computing
Citation:
Laura Ferrari, Marco Mamei, Franco Zambonelli, "All-About Digital Diaries: Opportunities and Challenges," IT Professional, vol. 13, no. 5, pp. 37-43, Sept.-Oct. 2011, doi:10.1109/MITP.2011.75
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