Ubiquitous and Context-Aware Computing Modelling: Study of Devices Integration in Their Environment

  • Francisco GregórioEmail author
  • Vítor Santos
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 903)


In an almost imperceptible way, ubiquitous and context-aware computing make part of our everyday lives, as the world has developed in an interconnected way between humans and technological devices. This interconnectedness raises the need to integrate humans’ interaction with the different devices they use in different social contexts and environments. In the proposed research, it is suggested the development of new scenario building based on a current ubiquitous computing model dedicated to the environment context-awareness. We will also follow previous research made on the formal structure computation model based on social paradigm theory, dedicated to embed devices into different context environments with social roles. Furthermore, several socially relevant context scenarios are to be identified and studied. Once identified, we gather and document the requirements that devices should have, according to the model, in order to achieve a correct integration in their contextual environment.


Context-aware computing Ubiquitous computing Pervasive computing Social paradigms Organization theory 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.NOVA Information Management SchoolLisbonPortugal

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