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academic monitoring

The process of observing students' academic progress in one or more subject over a period of time. It is used by teachers to compare the performance of a particular student to that of ...

ubiquitous computing

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A Dictionary of Computer Science (7 ed.)

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...are the refrigerator that is aware of its contents via embedded tags and is thus able to suggest shopping lists, plan menus, warn of approaching expiry dates, etc.; a home environment (heating, lighting, etc.) that continuously adjusts itself according to data from biometric monitors incorporated into clothing; and automatic recognition of a returning home owner so that security alarms are switched off and appropriate in-house systems activated. Such a model becomes possible as the size of computing devices decreases and their power increases, with wireless...