A Survey of Major Challenges and Future Directions for Next Generation Pervasive Computing

  • Yong-Bin Kang
  • Yusuf Pisan
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4263)


Pervasive computing has emerged as a new computing par- adigm with a great deal with appeal in our everyday environment. However, the benefits offered by this new computing paradigm are relatively below our expected standard. This paper discusses the major challenges for the next generation pervasive computing and the difficulties in developing a promising system to meet these challenges. Then, we present a survey that covers relevant existing approaches addressed to overcome the challenges. Finally, we highlight future research directions and present a new intriguing exploration, aiming to broaden the appeal and bridge the gap for the fulfillment of the challenges.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yong-Bin Kang
    • 1
  • Yusuf Pisan
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute for Graphics InterfacesRepublic of Korea
  2. 2.University of TechnologySydneyAustralia

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