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Three output planning strategies for use in context-aware computing scenarios


Kahl, G and Wasinger, R and Schwartz, T and Spassova, L, Three output planning strategies for use in context-aware computing scenarios, Proc. of the AISB Symposium on Multimodal Output Generation (MOG), 3-4 April 2008, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK, pp. 46-49. (2008) [Refereed Conference Paper]


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In everyday life, it is useful for mobile devices like cell phones and PDAs to have an understanding of their userís surrounding context. Presentation output planning is one area where such context can be used to optimally adapt information to a userís current situational context. This paper outlines the architecture of a context-aware output planning module, as well as the design and implementation of three output generation strategies: user-defined, symmetric multi- modal, and context-based output planning. These strategies are responsible for selecting the best suited modalities (e.g. speech, gesture, text), for presenting information to a user situated in a public environment such as a shopping mall. A central point of this paper is the identification of context factors relevant to presentation planning on mobile devices with finite resources to obtain a private and/or public output. We show via a working demonstrator the extent to which such factors can, with readily available technology, be incorporated into a system. The paper also outlines the set of reactions that a system might take when given context information on the user and the environment.

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Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Research Division:Information and Computing Sciences
Research Group:Library and information studies
Research Field:Human information interaction and retrieval
Objective Division:Information and Communication Services
Objective Group:Information systems, technologies and services
Objective Field:Application software packages
UTAS Author:Wasinger, R (Dr Rainer Wasinger)
ID Code:90162
Year Published:2008
Deposited By:Information and Communication Technology
Deposited On:2014-03-27
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