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An Architecture for Interactive Context-Aware Applications
January-March 2007 (vol. 6 no. 1)
pp. 73-80
Kasim Rehman, Cambridge Systems Associates
Frank Stajano, University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory
George Coulouris, University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory
The main difference between traditional HCI design and context-aware design is how each contends with context; any interaction model for the latter must address the question of what context is. Unlike desktop applications, the interactive behavior of context-aware applications depends on the physical and logical context in which the interaction occurs. A new architecture derived from the Model-View-Controller paradigm models such context in the frontend, helping users better understand application behavior.
Index Terms:
ubiquitous computing, context-aware computing, Model-View-Controller (MVC), interaction design, software architecture
Kasim Rehman, Frank Stajano, George Coulouris, "An Architecture for Interactive Context-Aware Applications," IEEE Pervasive Computing, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 73-80, Jan.-March 2007, doi:10.1109/MPRV.2007.5
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