Context and the cloud: Situational awareness in mobile systems

Moore, P. and Sharma, M. and Xhafa, F. and Barolli, L. (2013) Context and the cloud: Situational awareness in mobile systems. In: 16th International Conference on Network-Based Information Systems, 4 September 2013 through 6 September 2013, Gwangju, South Korea.

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Abstract

There has been a paradigm shift in the way users interact with computerized systems and applications. This is driven by the increasing power and ubiquity of 'smart' mobile devices and the traction being generated in Cloud-based systems and the long-term evolution in service provision using Software-as-a-Service. These developments are supported by the rapid and far reaching developments in the related networking infrastructures. This paper considers the nature of Situational Awareness and addresses augmented context, Web 2.0, social media the Internet of Things, and the complexity of context. Mobile networks are considered with large-scale distributed systems and Cloud-based solutions. An illustration of the potential usage of collaborative interactions is presented to demonstrate the benefits which may be derived and the challenges faced. The paper closes with a discussion and conclusions including the identification of future directions for research and open research questions. The paper concludes that augmented context and Situational Awareness forms a central role in the effective provision of services going forward in Cloud-based systems accessed using mobile systems. © 2013 IEEE.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Augmented awareness, Context, Large scale distributed systems, Mobile systems, Situational awareness, The cloud, Visualization, Web 2.0, Flow visualization, Information systems, Mobile devices, Mobile telecommunication systems, World Wide Web, Augmented awareness, Context, Large-scale distributed system, Mobile systems, Situational awareness, Web 2.0, Complex networks
Subjects: G400 Computer Science
G500 Information Systems
Divisions: UoA Collections > UoA11: Computer Science and Informatics
Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment > School of Computing and Digital Technology
Depositing User: Yasser Nawaz
Date Deposited: 08 Aug 2016 09:56
Last Modified: 08 Aug 2016 09:56
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/3103

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