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A Task Oriented Approach to Delivery in Mobile Environments

  • François Paradis
  • Francis Crimmins
  • Nadine Ozkan
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2574)

Abstract

The delivery of Internet content on mobile devices not only poses technological challenges, but also raises usability issues. In this paper, we propose an approach driven by tasks, where a task model is used to dynamically drive the interaction with the user and adapt the content to the device. We argue that such an approach is appropriate given the use of mobile devices for very specific tasks. We present an application to the journalistic domain: we have built a knowledge portal to assist a reporter writing an article. This portal demonstrates how a task model can be used for content adaptation on a mobile device.

Keywords

Mobile Device Task Model Mobile Environment Cognitive Task Analysis World Fact 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • François Paradis
    • 1
  • Francis Crimmins
    • 1
  • Nadine Ozkan
    • 1
  1. 1.CSIRO Australia Mathematical and Information SciencesAustralia

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