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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 2014-02-18T10:01:07Z
dc.date.available 2014-02-18T10:01:07Z
dc.date.issued 2013
dc.identifier.citation Soikkeli, Tapio & Karikoski, Juuso & Hämmäinen, Heikki. 2013. Characterizing Smartphone Usage: Diversity and End User Context. International Journal of Handheld Computing Research. Volume 4, Issue 1. P. 15-36. ISSN 1947-9158 (printed). DOI: 10.4018/jhcr.2013010102. en
dc.identifier.issn 1947-9158 (printed)
dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/12610
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 Mobile end user context has gained increasing attention in the mobile services industry. This article utilizes handset-based data, collected from 140 users, to examine smartphone usage in different place-related end user contexts. Smartphone usage is examined first on a high level by using smartphone usage session as a unit of analysis. Then the usage sessions are dismantled into application sessions for deeper analysis and application level study. According to the authors’ analysis, smartphone usage is highly diversified across users. For example, the daily smartphone usage time differs by orders of magnitude between users. They observed also that smartphones are used differently in different end user contexts. For example, some applications are clearly more context sensitive than others. The results imply that mobile services and applications need to adapt to user behavior in order to be personalized enough, and that context awareness can indeed be a worthwhile step towards this. en
dc.format.extent 15-36
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher IGI Global en
dc.relation.ispartofseries International Journal of Handheld Computing Research en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Volume 4, Issue 1
dc.subject.other Computer science en
dc.title Characterizing Smartphone Usage: Diversity and End User Context en
dc.type A1 Alkuperäisartikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä fi
dc.description.version Peer reviewed en
dc.rights.holder IGI Global
dc.contributor.school Sähkötekniikan korkeakoulu fi
dc.contributor.school School of Electrical Engineering en
dc.contributor.department Department of Communications and Networking en
dc.contributor.department Tietoliikenne- ja tietoverkkotekniikan laitos fi
dc.subject.keyword Application Session en
dc.subject.keyword Diversity en
dc.subject.keyword End User Context en
dc.subject.keyword Smartphone en
dc.subject.keyword Usage Session en
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-201402191442
dc.type.dcmitype text en
dc.identifier.doi 10.4018/jhcr.2013010102
dc.type.version Final published version en

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