Privacy and Community Connectedness: Designing Intelligent Environments for our Cities

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Title Privacy and Community Connectedness: Designing Intelligent Environments for our Cities
Author Chatfield, Craig; Hexel, Rene
Publication Title Proceedings of the 2007 conference of the computer-human interaction special interest group (CHISIG) of Australia on Computer-human interaction: design: activities, artifacts and environments
Editor Mark Billinghurst
Year Published 2007
Place of publication Adelaide, Australia
Publisher ACM Digital Library
Abstract This paper investigates the casual interactions that support and nourish a community and seeks to provide a solution to the increasing detachment of modern society as community spaces become less and less engaging. We suggest the use of a ubiquitous computing (ubicomp) infrastructure to promote and support community connectedness via the hosting of virtual community environments and by providing local information and interaction possibilities. This infrastructure addresses our need as society to communicate more effectively and create loose bonds with familiar strangers within our community. We explore this idea with a use scenario and user study of users interacting with the services in a developed intelligent environment.
Peer Reviewed Yes
Published Yes
Publisher URI http://www.ozchi.org/2007/mediawiki/index.php/OZCHI_2007
Alternative URI http://www.cis.unisa.edu.au/NewsandEvents/NewsArchive/2007/Article25.htm
Copyright Statement Copyright remains with the author's 2007. The attached file is posted here with permission of the copyright owners for your personal use only. No further distribution permitted. For information about this conference please refer to the publisher's website or contact the author's.
ISBN 9781595938725
Conference name OzCHI 2007
Location Adelaide, Australia
Date From 2007-11-28
Date To 2007-11-30
URI http://hdl.handle.net/10072/17235
Date Accessioned 2008-02-18
Date Available 2008-03-17T02:21:07Z
Language en_AU
Research Centre Institute for Integrated and Intelligent Systems
Faculty Faculty of Science, Environment, Engineering and Technology
Subject Computer-Human Interaction
Publication Type Conference Publications (Full Written Paper - Refereed)
Publication Type Code e1

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