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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.author Soikkeli, Tapio
dc.contributor.author Karikoski, Juuso
dc.contributor.author Hämmäinen, Heikki
dc.date.accessioned 2014-02-18T10:00:44Z
dc.date.available 2014-02-18T10:00:44Z
dc.date.issued 2012
dc.identifier.citation Soikkeli, Tapio & Karikoski, Juuso & Hämmäinen, Heikki. 2012. An End User Context Framework for Handset-based Studies. International Telecommunications Society 19th Biennial Conference. en
dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/12606
dc.description Julkaisun kokoteksti on luettavissa vain Aalto-tunnuksilla. fi
dc.description Please note that access to the fulltext is limited to Aalto staff and students. en
dc.description.abstract End user context information is seen as one of the most important components in developing more personalized mobile services and applications. The practical impact of context/context-awareness research and new opportunities in the field provided by emerging data collection methods such as handset-based measurements (i.e, collecting smartphone usage data directly from the users’ devices) have induced new highly interesting large scale empirical context studies, but also quite diverse usage of the term context itself. When talking about context it is necessary to unambiguously state how it is understood in the particular work. On one hand the term should be positioned with the existing and commonly understood general definitions, but on the other hand it should also be acknowledged that especially an empirical research paper can grasp only some specific aspects or elements of context. This paper proposes an end user context framework that attempts to clarify the use of the term context in handset-based measurement related studies. The framework is partly based on the experimental experience accumulated in our own handset panel studies. While helping researchers to communicate and position the end user context elements used, the framework helps other stakeholders, such as service providers and application developers, to identify research most relevant for their particular needs. In the paper we provide also a case study demonstrating the usage of the framework and consider some of the privacy issues related to handset-based measurements and user provided contextual data. en
dc.format.extent 17
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Aalto University en
dc.publisher Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.relation.ispartof International Telecommunications Society 19th Biennial Conference en
dc.subject.other Computer science en
dc.subject.other Telecommunications engineering en
dc.title An End User Context Framework for Handset-based Studies en
dc.type B3 Vertaisarvioimaton artikkeli konferenssijulkaisussa fi
dc.description.version Peer reviewed
dc.contributor.school Sähkötekniikan korkeakoulu fi
dc.contributor.school School of Electrical Engineering en
dc.contributor.department Tietoliikenne- ja tietoverkkotekniikan laitos fi
dc.contributor.department Department of Communications and Networking en
dc.subject.keyword end user context en
dc.subject.keyword smartphone en
dc.subject.keyword mobile services, privacy en
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-201402191438
dc.type.dcmitype text en
dc.type.version Final published version


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