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communicating with smart objects: developing technology for usable pervasive computing systems
Communicating with Smart Objects: Developing Technology for Usable Pervasive Computing Systems
by Claude Kintzig, Gerard Poulain, Gilles Privat and Pierre-Noel Favennec (eds)   ISBN:1903996368
Kogan Page © 2003

This text covers the role of smart devices in communication, and includes software infrastructure for smart devices, network technologies for smart objects, and evolution of smart devices.

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Communicating with Smart Objects
Introduction”The Role of Smart Devices in Communication
Part 1 - Interaction
Chapter 1 - New Distributed and Active Tools and Narrative Activities
Chapter 2 - Smart Houses and Dependent People”Acceptability, Solvency and International Tendencies
Chapter 3 - Towards Multimodal Human-computer Dialogue by Intelligent Agents
Chapter 4 - Multimodal Interaction on Mobile Artefacts
Chapter 5 - The Voice as a Means of Humanising Man-machine Interfaces
Part 2 - Software Infrastructure for Smart Devices/Ambient Intelligence
Chapter 6 - Introduction to a Middleware Framework
Chapter 7 - A Model and Software Architecture for Location-management in Smart Devices/Ambient Communication Environments
Chapter 8 - A Software Infrastructure for Distributed Applications on Mobile Physical Objects
Chapter 9 - Integrating a Multimedia Player in a Network of Communicating Objects
Chapter 10 - Reverse Localisation
Part 3 - Networking Technologies for Smart Objects
Chapter 11 - Wireless Techniques and Smart Devices
Chapter 12 - Wireless Local Area Networks
Chapter 13 - Radio Links in the Millimeter Wave Band
Chapter 14 - Propagation of Radio Waves Inside and Outside Buildings
Chapter 15 - Ad-Hoc Networks
Chapter 16 - INDEED”High Rate Infrared Communications in the "Indoor" Context
Chapter 17 - Artificial Materials for Protected Communications
Chapter 18 - Free-space Optical Communication Links
Part 4 - Evolution of Smart Devices
Chapter 19 - Mobile and Collaborative Augmented Reality
Chapter 20 - Towards a Description of Information-seeking Tasks Contributing to the Design of Communications Objects and Services
Chapter 21 - Making Context Explicit in Communicating Objects
Chapter 22 - Dynamic Links for Change-sensitive Interaction
Chapter 23 - Communicating Devices, Multimode Interfaces and Artistic Creation
Chapter 24 - Powering Communicating Objects
Conclusion”From "Things That Connect" to "Ambient Communication"
List of Figures
List of Tables
List of Sidebars

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