Browsing by Author "Buchanan, George"

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  • A Generic Alerting Service for Digital Libraries

    Buchanan, George; Hinze, Annika (Association for Computing Machinery, Inc. (ACM), 2005-06-07)
    Users of modern digital libraries (DLs) can keep themselves up-to-date by searching and browsing their favorite collections, or more conveniently by resorting to an alerting service. The alerting service notifies its clients ...
  • Compressing GPS data on mobile devices

    Lever, Ryan; Hinze, Annika; Buchanan, George (Springer, 2006)
    In context-aware mobile systems, data on past user behaviour or use of a device can give critical information. The scale of this data may be large, and it must be quickly searched and retrieved. Compression is a powerful ...
  • Context, Data and Queries

    Hinze, Annika; Buchanan, George; Schweer, Andrea; Jones, Matt (Springer, 2007)
    Context is typically viewed at as meta-data that supplements the ‘real’ data of an application. In this paper, we contrast and compare the concepts of context in four different applications. We show that our notion of ...
  • Context-awareness in mobile tourist information systems: challenges for user interaction

    Hinze, Annika; Buchanan, George (2005)
    Context in mobile tourist information systems is typically captured as the current location of the user. Few systems consider the user's interests or wider context of the sights. This paper explores ideas of how to model, ...
  • Cooperating Services in a Mobile Tourist Information System

    Hinze, Annika; Buchanan, George (Springer, Berlin, 2005)
    Complex information systems are increasingly required to support the flexible delivery of information to mobile devices. Studies of these devices in use have demonstrated that the information displayed to the user must be ...