Project Aura: Towards Distraction-Free Pervasive Computing

David Garlan, Dan Siewiorek, Asim Smailagic, and Peter Steenkiste

IEEE Pervasive Computing, special issue on "Integrated Pervasive Computing Environments", Volume 21, Number 2, April-June, 2002. pp. 22-31.

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The most precious resource in a computer system is no longer its processor, memory, disk, or network, but rather human attention. Aura aims to minimize distractions on a user's attention, creating an environment that adapts to the user's context and needs.

For further information, please visit the home pages of the ABLE research project and Carnegie Mellon University's Composable Systems Group.

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