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Second international workshop on mobile and ubiquitous information access

Crestani, Fabio and Mizzaro, S. and Jones, Matt (2004) Second international workshop on mobile and ubiquitous information access. In: Mobile human-computer interaction - mobileHCI 2004. Lecture Notes in Computer Science . Springer-Verlag Berlin, Berlin, pp. 529-530. ISBN 3540230866

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Abstract

The recent trend towards pervasive computing and information technology becoming omnipresent and entering all aspects of modern living, means that we are moving away from the traditional interaction paradigm between human and technology being that of the desktop computer. This shift towards ubiquitous computing is perhaps most evident in the increased sophistication and extended utility of mobile devices, such as mobile phones, PDAs, mobile communicators (telephone/PDA) and Tablet PCs. Advances in these mobile device technologies coupled with their much-improved functionality means that current mobile devices can be considered as multi-purpose information access tools capable of complex tasks. This Second Workshop on Mobile and Ubiquitous Information Access aims to be a forum for the presentation of current research and exchange of experiences into technological and usability aspects of mobile information access