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Addressing the Users’ Diversity in Ubiquitous Environments through a Low Cost Architecture

  • Tatiana Silva de Alencar
  • Luciano Rodrigues Machado
  • Luciano de Oliveira Neris
  • Vânia Paula de Almeida Neris
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8515)

Abstract

A ubiquitous environment allows the system to infer the users’ needs and preferences, making adaptations to the interface. However, the best way to make such adaptations is still under debate by researchers. This paper proposes an architecture that supports the adaptation of user interfaces in ubiquitous environments according to the users’ profiles. The proposed architecture is shown simple and low cost, has low implementation complexity and high extension capability. The user profile data are stored on the user’s mobile device for privacy. As the profile is defined by the user, it is expected that the interface adaptation occurs more accurately. A prototype is presented as a proof of concept.

Keywords

Ubiquitous Environment User Profile Ubiquitous Accessibility Context-Aware Adaptive Interface Raspberry PI 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tatiana Silva de Alencar
    • 1
  • Luciano Rodrigues Machado
    • 1
  • Luciano de Oliveira Neris
    • 2
  • Vânia Paula de Almeida Neris
    • 1
  1. 1.Flexible and Sustainable Interaction Laboratory - Department of ComputingUFSCarSão CarlosBrazil
  2. 2.AGX TechnologySão CarlosBrazil

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