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Introduction

  • Efthimios Alepis
  • Maria Virvou
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Part of the Intelligent Systems Reference Library book series (ISRL, volume 64)

Abstract

In the first chapter of this book the authors present a short introduction on the scientific topics that are covered. To this end, this chapter includes introductory sections for the scientific fields of mobile education, multimodal mobile interfaces and the Object Oriented paradigm which, to a large extent, is followed throughout this book. Both mobile education and mobile multimodal user interfaces are quite recent and are rapidly growing fields in the broader areas of information technology. Their use is expected to grow at a serious rate in the foreseeable future, not only by technical, but also by software means of evolution. The introductory chapter also reveals the authors’ motives for writing a book in the aforementioned domains while the rest of the book covers Object Oriented mobile projects, coupled by software evaluations and empirical studies.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of InformaticsUniversity of PiraeusPiraeusGreece

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