Mobile multimedia : reflecting on dynamic service provision

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dc.contributor.author O'Grady, Michael J.
dc.contributor.author O'Hare, G. M. P. (Greg M. P.)
dc.contributor.author Collier, Rem
dc.date.accessioned 2011-05-11T14:21:35Z
dc.date.available 2011-05-11T14:21:35Z
dc.date.copyright 2010, IGI Global en
dc.date.issued 2010
dc.identifier.citation International Journal of Ambient Computing and Intelligence en
dc.identifier.issn 1941-6237
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/2928
dc.description.abstract Delivering multimedia services to roaming subscribers raises significant challenges for content providers. There are a number of reasons for this; however, the principal difficulties arise from the inherent differences between the nature of mobile computing usage, and that of its static counterpart. The harnessing of appropriate contextual elements pertaining to a mobile subscriber at any given time offers significant opportunities for enhancing and customising service delivery. Dynamic content provision is a case in point. The versatile nature of the mobile subscriber offers opportunities for the delivery of content that is most appropriate to the subscriber's prevailing context, and hence is most likely to be welcomed. To succeed in this endeavour requires an innate understanding of the technologies, the mobile usage paradigm and the application domain in question, such that conflicting demands may be reconciled to the subscriber's benefit. In this paper, multimedia-augmented service provision for mobile subscribers is considered in light of the avail- ability of contextual information. In particular, context-aware precaching is advocated as a means of maximising the possibilities for delivering context- aware services to mobile subscribers in scenarios of dynamic contexts. en
dc.description.sponsorship Science Foundation Ireland en
dc.format.extent 1279346 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher IGI Publishing en
dc.relation.requires CLARITY Research Collection en
dc.rights This paper appears in International Journal of Ambient Computing and Intelligence 2:3. Copyright 2010, IGI Global, www.igi-global.com. Posted by permission of the publisher. en
dc.subject Mobile computing en
dc.subject Service provision en
dc.subject Context-aware precaching en
dc.subject Mobile Multimedia en
dc.subject.lcsh Multimedia systems en
dc.subject.lcsh Mobile computing en
dc.subject.lcsh Context-aware computing en
dc.title Mobile multimedia : reflecting on dynamic service provision en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.internal.webversions Publisher's version en
dc.internal.webversions http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/jaci.2010070102 en
dc.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.volume 2 en
dc.identifier.issue 3 en
dc.identifier.startpage 19 en
dc.identifier.endpage 39 en
dc.identifier.doi 10.4018/jaci.2010070102
dc.neeo.contributor O'Grady|Michael J.|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor O'Hare|G. M. P. (Greg M. P.)|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor Collier|Rem|aut| en


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