Issue No. 10 - October (2003 vol. 36)
David W. McDonald , University of Washington
<p>In many popular visions of ubiquitous computing, the environment proactively responds to individuals who inhabit the space. For example, a display magically presents a personalized advertisement, the most relevant video feed, or the desired page from a secret government document. Such capability requires more than an abundance of networked displays, devices, and sensors; it relies implicitly on recommendation systems that either directly serve the end user or provide critical services to some other application.</p><p></p>
D. W. McDonald, "Ubiquitous Recommendation Systems," in Computer, vol. 36, no. , pp. 111, 2003.