You are previewing Critical Socio-Technical Issues Surrounding Mobile Computing.
O'Reilly logo
Critical Socio-Technical Issues Surrounding Mobile Computing

Book Description

As lifestyles in personal and public spheres become more fast-paced and hectic, the need for reliable mobile technologies becomes increasingly important. Insights into the various impacts of mobile applications pave the way for future advances and developments in communication and interaction. Critical Socio-Technical Issues Surrounding Mobile Computing is a pivotal reference source for research-based perspectives on the use and application of mobile technology in modern society. Featuring extensive research on a variety of topics relating to the social, technical, and behavioral perspectives of mobile applications, this book is an essential reference source for mobile application developers, instructors, practitioners, and students interested in current research on the impact of mobile devices on individuals and society as a whole.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
  6. Foreword
    1. APPREHENDING THE NASCENCE AND AGILITY OF MOBILE COMPUTING
  7. Foreword
    1. REFERENCE
  8. Preface
  9. Chapter 1: A Survey on Islamic Mobile Applications for Children
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. SURVEY OF ISLAMIC MOBILE APPLICATIONS
    5. CONCLUSION AND DIRECTIONS FOR FUTURE RESEARCH
    6. REFERENCES
    7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  10. Chapter 2: A Usable Mobile Islamic Calendar for Elderly Users
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. METHODOLOGY
    5. RESULTS
    6. DISCUSSION
    7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTION
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  11. Chapter 3: Social and Technical Perspective of Individual's Intention to Purchase Mobile Application
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. METHODOLOGY
    5. EXPLORATORY STUDY RESULTS
    6. DISCUSSIONS AND CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
  12. Chapter 4: Collaborative Mobile Learning
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. OBJECTIVES
    5. SCOPE AND LIMITATION OF STUDY
    6. RESEARCH DESIGN
    7. DATA COLLECTION
    8. DISCUSSION OF AREAS IN COLLABORATIVE MOBILE LEARNING SLR (2010-2014)
    9. LIMITATIONS
    10. CONTRIBUTION
    11. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTION
    12. CONCLUSION
    13. REFERENCES
    14. ADDITIONAL READING
    15. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  13. Chapter 5: Design of a Hospital Interactive Wayfinding System
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. DESIGN, DEVELOPMENT, AND TESTING OF HOSPITAL INTERACTIVE WAYFINDING SYSTEM (HIWS)
    5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  14. Chapter 6: Developing a Mobile Navigation Aid
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. OVERVIEW OF EXISTING MOBILE NAVIGATION PROTOTYPES
    4. DEVELOPMENT APPROACH
    5. IMPLEMENTATION AND OUTPUT
    6. DISCUSSION
    7. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE ENHANCEMENT
    8. REFERENCES
  15. Chapter 7: System Usability Scale Implementation for Interfaces on Mobile Touch Screen Devices Assessment
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. FIELD STUDY
    5. FINDINGS
    6. DISSCUSION
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    9. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    10. REFERENCES
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  16. Chapter 8: Linguistic Location Authority
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. LOCATION AUTHORITY
    3. THE RATIONALE FOR LINGUISTIC LOCATION AUTHORITY
    4. APPROACHES TO LINGUISTIC LOCATION AUTHORITY
    5. THE PERCEPTION-BASED APPROACH TO LINGUISTIC LOCATION AUTHORITY
    6. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. REFERENCES
    8. ADDITIONAL READING
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  17. Chapter 9: Managing Students' Attendance using NFC-Enabled Mobile Phones
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. NFC TECHNOLOGY
    4. ATTENDANCE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
    5. NFC APPLICATIONS
    6. NFC-BASED ATTENDANCE SYSTEMS
    7. THE TOUCHIN SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT
    8. THE TOUCHIN SYSTEM OVERVIEW
    9. THE TOUCHIN SYSTEM PROCESS
    10. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
    11. REFERENCES
  18. Chapter 10: Mobile Water Meter System in Android Environment
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. APPLICATION DESIGN FOR WATER METER READER
    4. TECHNOLOGY AND CONCEPT
    5. SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE AND INFRASTRUCTURE FOR WATER MATER APPLICATION
    6. RESULT AND DISCUSSION
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
  19. Chapter 11: The Trend of Mobile Malwares and Effective Detection Techniques
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. 1. MOBILE APPLICATION OPERATING SYSTEM (SYMBIAN, ANDROIDS, IOS, WINDOW 7)
    5. 2. SMARTPHONES’ SECURITY FUNDAMENTALS
    6. 5. EXISTING MALWARE DETECTION TECHNIQUES AND APPROACHES
    7. 6. FUTURE WORK
    8. 7. RECOMMENDATIONS
    9. 8. CONCLUSION
    10. REFERENCES
  20. Chapter 12: Issues Related to Network Security Attacks in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks (MANET)
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. BACKGROUND
    4. 3. COMMUNICATION IN MOBILE AD HOC NETWORK
    5. 4. ADVANTAGES OF MOBILE AD HOC NETWORK
    6. 5. APPLICATIONS OF MOBILE AD HOC NETWORK
    7. 6. GENERAL ISSUES IN MOBILE AD HOC NETWORK
    8. 7. PRESENT TRENDS AND CHALLENGES IN MANET
    9. 8. VULNERABILITIES IN MANET
    10. 9. LITERATURE SURVEY AND RELATED WORK
    11. 10. RESEARCH GAP
    12. 11. SECURITY ASPECTS IN MOBILE AD HOC NETWORKS
    13. 12. MOTIVATION
    14. 13. NEED OF STUDY
    15. 14. NEED OF SECURITY IN MANET
    16. 15. PROBLEM STATEMENT
    17. 16. OBJECTIVES AND SCOPE
    18. 17. SCOPE OF RESEARCH
    19. 18. FORMULATION OF HYPOTHESIS
    20. 19. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    21. 20. ATTACKS IN MOBILE AD HOC NETWORK
    22. 21. SECURITY ARCHITECTURE FOR MANETS:
    23. 22. COUNTERMEASURES
    24. 23. FUTURE DIRECTIONS
    25. 24. CONCLUSION
    26. REFERENCES
    27. KEY TERMS AND DEFINTIONS
    28. APPENDIX: LIST OF APPREVIATIONS
  21. Chapter 13: Mobile Embedded System
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    5. CONCLUSION
    6. REFERENCES
    7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    8. APPENDIX
  22. Chapter 14: Unattended Sensors in Marine Environments
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. OXYBUOY IMPLEMENTATION
    5. EXPERIMENTAL SETUP
    6. FUTURE ENHANCEMENT FOR LARGE SCALE DEPLOYMENT
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  23. Compilation of References
  24. About the Contributors