Introduction to This Special Issue on Context-Aware Computing

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Thomas Moran, Paul Dourish
Human-Computer Interaction 20(2-4), pages 87-95
February 2001

Pervasive Computing is a term for the strongly emerging trend toward:

  • Numerous, casually accessible, often invisible computing devices. 
  • Frequently mobile or embedded in the environment. 
  • Connected to an increasingly ubiquitous network infrastructure composed of a wired core and wireless edges.