User Identity and Ubiquitous Computing: User Selected Pseudonyms

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Title User Identity and Ubiquitous Computing: User Selected Pseudonyms
Author Chatfield, Craig Andrew; Hexel, Rene
Publication Title UbiComp Privacy: Privacy in Context
Editor John Canny
Year Published 2005
Place of publication Tokyo, Japan
Publisher User Interface Research, Computer Science Division, University of California at Berkeley
Abstract As ubiquitous computing environments become more prevalent they will cover more and more of our public and private lives. Users will be able to interact with these environments to purchase goods, receive services and share information in ways unheard of today. But the success of these environments will be dependent on users' willingness to accept and manage the privacy risks of sharing their personal information within this new digital world. This paper describes the concept of User Selected Pseudonyms, a method of allowing users to manage their identity in ubiquitous computing environments. This method of interaction allows users to control, either directly or through privacy preferences, what information about themselves they share with an environment to manage the risks to their privacy. The selected user information can then be used by the environments to personalise delivery of information and services. User Selected Pseudonyms allow personalised delivery of intelligent environment services while allowing users to maintain their desired level of anonymity.
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Published Yes
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Copyright Statement Copyright remains with the authors 2005. The attached file is reproduced here with permission of the copyright owners] for your personal use only. No further distribution permitted. For information about this workshop please refer to workshop website or contact the authors.
Conference name Fourth International Workshop on Privacy in UbiComp
Location Tokyo, Japan
Date From 2005-09-11
Date To 2005-09-11
Date Accessioned 2006-03-14
Language en_AU
Research Centre Institute for Integrated and Intelligent Systems
Faculty Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology
Subject PRE2009-Interfaces and Presentation (excl. Computer-Human Interaction)
Publication Type Conference Publications (Full Written Paper - Refereed)
Publication Type Code e1

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