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Context-Aware Computing by De Gruyter

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14A Context-Aware Ad-Hoc Meeting Planner Program

Abstract: Pioneering context-aware applications aim to serve as office and meeting tools, (tourist) guides, context-aware fieldwork tools, and memory aids. The main context information explored is user identity, time, and location. Presentation of information and services to a user, automatic execution of a service, and tagging of context to information for later retrieval constitute the main usage domain of the context. This chapter first reviews early attempts in building context-aware applications, and then details a context-aware ad-hoc meeting planner application.

14.1Early Pioneering Context-Aware Applications

Early killer applications for context-awareness aim at proactive triggering, streamlining ...

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