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Creating dynamic groups using context-awareness

Hallberg, J, Norberg, M, Kristiansson, J, Synnes, K and Nugent, CD (2007) Creating dynamic groups using context-awareness. In: The 6th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia, Oulu, Finland. UNSPECIFIED. 8 pp. [Conference contribution]

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DOI: doi.acm.org/10.1145/1329469.1329474


This article presents the conceptual communication model of dynamic groups, that dynamically utilizes three traditional communication metaphors through the use of context-based information. Dynamic groups makes creation, management and usage of groups easy. It enables social network structures to be maintained in both virtual and face-to-face settings as well as in the combination thereof. This article defines the dynamic management of advanced contact lists which can include presence and status information, a/synchronous multimedia communication tools, and methods for structuring social networks. It also contains an initial evaluation and a proposed architecture for technical realisation.

Item Type:Conference contribution (Paper)
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Computing & Engineering
Faculty of Computing & Engineering > School of Computing and Mathematics
Research Institutes and Groups:Computer Science Research Institute
Computer Science Research Institute > Smart Environments
ID Code:7046
Deposited By: Professor Christopher Nugent
Deposited On:29 Jan 2010 14:09
Last Modified:29 Apr 2015 12:12

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