Going Back to School: Putting a Pervasive Environment into the Real World

  • Victor Bayon
  • Tom Rodden
  • Chris Greenhalgh
  • Steve Benford
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2414)

Abstract

This paper presents the lessons learnt from the development of a ubiquitous computing environment for use within the real world. Such systems are currently purpose built demonstrators, often within research labs. This paper is based on the development of a storytelling environment for use within schools. This migration - from the lab to the school - required the redevelopment of the platform, and highlighted the importance of providing support for the maintenance and management of the environment when access to a sophisticated infrastructure and dedicated space can no longer be guaranteed.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Victor Bayon
    • 1
  • Tom Rodden
    • 1
  • Chris Greenhalgh
    • 1
  • Steve Benford
    • 1
  1. 1.Mixed Reality Lab, School of Computer Science and ITNottingham UniversityNottingham

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