Attention Management in Pervasive Computing

Jan.–Mar. 2014

Pervasive Computing magazine cover

As new technologies continuously wash floods of information over individuals via both personal devices and public ICT systems, it's becoming increasingly difficult for individuals to allocate their attention to the right things at the right times. Given this overabundance of information, attention management is of great interest to the pervasive computing community. The articles in this issue focus on understanding how attention is allocated and how information is perceived and shared so it can lead to informed decisions and behavioral change. Read article »

About IEEE Pervasive Computing

IEEE Pervasive Computing explores the many facets of pervasive and ubiquitous computing with research articles, case studies, product reviews, conference reports, departments covering wearable and mobile technologies, and more.

Articles from IEEE Pervasive Computing

The Clash between Privacy and Automation in Social Media

The Clash between Privacy and Automation in Social Media

Present-day social media automatically discloses information, such as users' whereabouts, likings, and undertakings. This review of empirical studies exposes three recurring privacy-related issues in automated disclosure: insensitivity to situational demands, inadequate control of nuance and veracity, and inability to control disclosure with service providers and third parties. Read full article »

Smile-Encouraging Digital Appliances

Smile-Encouraging Digital Appliances

Can technology influence people's mood? Exploring how we might induce emotion through the design of products and user interfaces, this article describes different ideas and prototypes for motivating people to smile, which could make people happier. Read full article »


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