Who, What, When, Where, How: Design Issues of Capture & Access Applications

  • Khai N. Truong
  • Gregory D. Abowd
  • Jason A. Brotherton
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2201)


One of the general themes in ubiquitous computing is the construction of devices and applications to support the automated capture of live experiences and the future access of those records. Over the past five years, our research group has developed many different capture and access applications. In this paper, we present an overview of six of these applications. We discuss the different design issues encountered while creating each of these applications and share our approaches to solving these issues (in comparison and in contrast with other work found in the literature). From these issues we define the large design space for automated capture and access. This design space may then serve as a point of reference for designers to extract the requirements for systems to be developed in the future.


Design Space Design Issue Ubiquitous Computing Access Device Live Experience 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Khai N. Truong
    • 1
  • Gregory D. Abowd
    • 1
  • Jason A. Brotherton
    • 1
  1. 1.College of Computing & GVU CenterGeorgia Institute of TechnologyAtlantaUSA

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