Mobile Information Systems

Mobile Information Systems / 2014 / Article

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Volume 10 |Article ID 740452 |

Keum-Sung Hwang, Sung-Bae Cho, "A Lifelog Browser for Visualization and Search of Mobile Everyday-Life", Mobile Information Systems, vol. 10, Article ID 740452, 16 pages, 2014.

A Lifelog Browser for Visualization and Search of Mobile Everyday-Life

Received15 Jul 2013
Accepted15 Jul 2013


Mobile devices can now handle a great deal of information thanks to the convergence of diverse functionalities. Mobile environments have already shown great potential in terms of providing customized service to users because they can record meaningful and private information continually for long periods of time. The research for understanding, searching and summarizing the everyday-life of human has received increasing attention in recent years due to the digital convergence. In this paper, we propose a mobile life browser, which visualizes and searches human's mobile life based on the contents and context of lifelog data. The mobile life browser is for searching the personal information effectively collected on his/her mobile device and for supporting the concept-based searching method by using concept networks and Bayesian networks. In the experiments, we collected the real mobile log data from three users for a month and visualized the mobile lives of the users with the mobile life browser developed. Some tests on searching tasks confirmed that the result using the proposed concept-based searching method is promising.

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