Personal and Ubiquitous Computing

, Volume 13, Issue 7, pp 539–548 | Cite as

Ubiquitous Personal Study: a framework for supporting information access and sharing

  • Hong Chen
  • Qun JinEmail author
Original Article


The information resources on the Web are diversified, the amount of which is increasing rapidly. Demands for selecting useful information from the Internet, managing personal contents, and sharing contents under control have risen. In this study, we propose the Ubiquitous Personal Study, a framework of personalized virtual study to support accessing, managing, organizing, sharing and recommending information. In this paper, we focus on discussing the framework, and design and implementation issues on how to implement it with Web 2.0 mash-up technology and Open Source Software.


Open Source Software Resource Description Framework User Profile Collaborative Filter Ubiquitous Environment 
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The work has been partly supported by 2007/2008 Waseda University Grants for Special Research Projects No. 2007B-223, No. 2007B-224 and No. 2008B-228, 2007–2009 Waseda University Advanced Research Center for Human Sciences Project (Seeds-Type) “Learning Sciences,” and 2007–2009 Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A) No. 19200055.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Human Informatics and Cognitive SciencesWaseda UniversitySaitamaJapan

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