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2011 Fifth International Conference on Next Generation Mobile Applications, Services and Technologies

14-16 Sept. 2011

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  • [Front cover]

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  • [Title page i]

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  • Table of contents

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  • Chair's Message

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  • Conference Committee

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  • Keynote 1

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):xii - xiii
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    The field of wireless network systems has witnessed tremendous growth in recent years causing it to become one of the fastest growing segments of the telecommunications technology. As wireless networks evolve with increasing size and profitability, they will be able to integrate with other wireless technologies enabling them to support mobile computing applications and perform as efficient as wire... View full abstract»

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  • Keynote 2

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s): xiv
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    The chips are down! The IPv4 address space has melt down to zero last February 2011. Too late to plan for a smooth transition to IPv6. Is the entire Internet community aware of this? Are they getting ready for it? Should the users be involved? So what's at stake? Is Asia ahead of Europe and the US? What needs to be done? What is the easiest way? Who is doing what? Why is the US not taking leadersh... View full abstract»

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  • Sponsors

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  • Experiences Building a Multi-Display Mobile Application for Exploring Mirror Worlds

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):1 - 6
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    In this paper we experiment with multi-display mobile applications that can be used in an environment where multiple smart phones are co-located within the same space. Utilizing Remote User Interface techniques and the REST architectural style we propose a solution that follows the Remote Model-View-Controller model, in such a way that client devices do not need to have application specific softwa... View full abstract»

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  • Diversity and End User Context in Smartphone Usage Sessions

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):7 - 12
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    Mobile end user context has gained increasing attention in the mobile services industry. Context information is seen as an important component in developing new, more personalized, mobile services and applications. This paper studies the effect of end user context on smart phone usage sessions. Smart phone usage sessions are used to depict user behavior and usage habits of smart phone users on a h... View full abstract»

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  • Design and Trial of a Cell-phone-based Hazard Information Sharing System for Residents Living Close to an Incident

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):13 - 18
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    This paper presents a hazard/crime incident information sharing system using cell phones. Cell phone penetration is nearly 100% among adults in Japan and cell phones have functions which are sufficient as a telecommunication tool besides GPS positioning and camera functions. The open source software, Apache, Postfix and MySQL is installed on a system server, and, together with the information serv... View full abstract»

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  • A Cloud Based Service Architecture for Personalized Media Recommendations

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):19 - 24
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    As the world becomes a highly interconnected place, there is an increasing demand for providing ubiquitous access to content and services over a wide variety of platforms and devices. There is an increasing need to provide rich, intelligent and personalized services to the user irrespective of his location or method of access. There is a need to be connected and have access to resources and servic... View full abstract»

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  • Expressive Audiovisual Message Presenter for Mobile Devices

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):25 - 28
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    This document presents the development of an extension to the SMS Service for Android smart phones, which adds audio and visual characteristics to this widely used communication service. With this solution, when a SMS message is received, it is read by a 3D avatar, who performs the liparticulatory movements and the emotional facial expressions synchronized with the audio corresponding to the conte... View full abstract»

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  • Enhanced Service Delivery Platform for Efficient Use of Server Resources

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):29 - 35
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    A large number of attractive services, which combine the functionality of mobile terminals with existing services on the Internet, are spreading. The service delivery platform (SDP) can provide more attractive services by collaborating with telecommunication carrier services. SDP-based services are provided through collaboration among reusable service components, referred to as "enablers". As the ... View full abstract»

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  • Semantic Handover for Seamless Service Continuity within User Ambient Context

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):36 - 41
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    In a user-centric approach, the user wants to have a unique and continuous service session that best answers his ambient context. Spatial mobility is one of the factors that cause modifications in this ambient context and consequently influence the user's service session. On the network layers, many solutions have been conceived to overcome this challenge. However, this problem is not yet investig... View full abstract»

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  • Modelling Speech Quality for NB and WB SILK Codec for VoIP Applications

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):42 - 47
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    In the last decade, VoIP telephony has gained a tremendous popularity. Skype is one of the most successful and popular VoIP services which has inspired a new generation of VoIP and multimedia users. SILK speech codec is the latest development by Skype and has been integrated into the current version of Skype and is expected to be incorporated into new and emerging mobile devices such as iphone and... View full abstract»

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  • About Location-aware Mobile Messages: Expert System Based on WiFi Spots

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):48 - 53
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    This paper describes a new model for proactive messages delivery to mobile phones. SpotEx application can use any Wi-Fi access point as presence sensor that could activate delivery for some user-generated messages right to mobile phones. The key idea is how to associate some user-defined messages and Wi-Fi access points. As a result we can build rule-based expert system that describes delivery of ... View full abstract»

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  • Offloading Approach for Flexible Provisioning and Execution of Remote Data-gathering Applications

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):54 - 62
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    Nowadays, applications must be provided for mobile devices with very different resources. In order to provide the user with a satisfying experience, some of the computation can be offloaded to a remote server. This paper presents an approach for this offloading process for remote data-gathering applications. The set of requirements to be fulfilled by the approach is identified and presented. This ... View full abstract»

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  • Zompopo: Mobile Calendar Prediction Based on Human Activities Recognition Using the Accelerometer and Cloud Services

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):63 - 69
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    Both cloud computing and mobile computing domains have advanced rapidly and are the promising technologies for the near future. Furthermore, the proliferation of mobile devices is fostering the emergence of ubiquitous environments, and thus the development of pervasive and context-aware applications is increasing. Mobile technologies are mainly drawing their attention to the clouds due to the incr... View full abstract»

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  • OLBS: Offline Location Based Services

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):70 - 75
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    Most existing location-based services rely on ubiquitous connectivity to deliver location-based contents to the users. However, connectivity is not available anywhere at anytime even in urban centres. Underground, indoors, remote areas, and foreign countries are examples situations where users commonly do not have guaranteed connectivity but could profit from location-based contents. In this work,... View full abstract»

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  • Hybrid IPTV Services with IMS: Integration of IMS Based IPTV with Broadcast and Unicast Mobile TV Services Using DVB-H

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):76 - 81
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    This paper presents a novel concept and prototype implementation of hybrid IPTV service based on IMS and DVB-H technologies. In the hybrid service, both traditional broadcast and unicast transmission technologies are used to deliver IPTV content. It is argued how such service scenario is effective and beneficial for hybrid use cases. The original technical contributions to ETSI technical report TR... View full abstract»

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  • HCI as a Differentiator between Mobile and Ubiquitous Learning

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):82 - 86
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    Consideration of the availability of learning resources, or the ability of mobile learners to find information, is not enough when defining mobile and ubiquitous learning approaches. This limited consideration could play a role in blending both learning approaches as they assist the mobile learners. Moreover, the essential requirements for mobile learners may be overlooked by this consideration an... View full abstract»

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