Formerly Ubiquitous Environments
Issues 1-7 published as Ubiquitous Environments
This journal will provide a venue for publishing the latest research and developments in the area of ubiquitous environments. Marc Weiser’s original vision of an ubiquitous computing environment may not be fully realized yet. However, several significant strides have been made in the past decade in bringing us closer to realizing this vision. The journal will deal with contributions in the topics of smart spaces with ambient intelligence where sensors in the environment help a system to appropriately react to people, context-aware pervasive computing systems where the current context enables the system to guide the user’s tasks, home area networking systems that can intelligently monitor, track and control a home’s environment, and vehicular sensor networks, where a collection of sensors monitor and control the vehicle’s well-being. The journal in particular welcomes contributions that deal with the various aspects of computing and communications that help achieve this goal. These include Ubiquitous Environments Infrastructure Design and Implementation, Operating Systems and Programming Environments for Smart Mobile Devices, Embedded Systems and Networking Support for Ubiquitous Environments, Middleware, Security and Privacy Support for Ubiquitous Environments, and Hardware/Software Co-design principles. Papers that describe innovative applications and test-beds that demonstrate the utility of ubiquitous environments, and tools that enable development of novel applications are also welcome.