Issue No. 05 - Sept.-Oct. (2012 vol. 16)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MIC.2012.108
Christine Julien , University of Texas at Austin
Jamie Payton , University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Pervasive computing research is often couched in socially relevant applications, yet we've largely failed to leverage its potential to excite and engage the public. By focusing research efforts on engaging everyday users as an essential part of research, design, and evaluation processes, the pervasive computing community can interest the masses while also increasing the quality and impact of research.
Pervasive computing, Design methodology, Social factors, User centered design, user engagement, pervasive computing, broadening participation, participatory design
J. Payton and C. Julien, "Engaging the Masses in Pervasive Computing: A Missed Opportunity?," in IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 16, no. , pp. 74-77, 2012.