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Baraniecki, L., Maloof, M., Skinner, A., & Russo, C. (2014, July 26). “Ubiquitous Augmented Cognition.” Paper presented at the 16th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, Crete, Greece. http://www.hcii2014.org/thursday. Abstract: The paradigm shift in pervasive computing drives human-computer interaction (HCI) toward complex domains, where novel approaches to support human cognition in mobile and dynamic environments are necessary. The field of Augmented Cognition (AugCog) provides a scientifically-grounded approach toward intrinsic human information processing and challenges associated with data-intensive systems, leveraging empirically-based HCI solutions that account for human cognitive limitations. Applying this to ubiquitous computing demands unobtrusive technologies capable of time-dependent user assessment in various environments. Technological advances and utilization of personal activity reporting at a consumer level have made ubiquitous AugCog a necessary implementation. Such technologies (i.e., head-mounted displays) produce a deluge of data, generating a need for experimentally-based metrics, algorithms, and adaptive interfaces for closed-loop, synergistic human-technology performance systems. A Ubiquitous AugCog framework is proposed along with an essential use case to guide the design of multi-modal human performance assessment and optimization tools beyond laboratory settings.