Human Centric Interfaces for Ambient Intelligence Book
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Human Centric Interfaces for Ambient Intelligence


  • Author : Hamid Aghajan
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2009-09-25
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 542
  • ISBN 10 : 0080878504
  • Total Read : 95
  • File Size : 7,8 Mb

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Human Centric Interfaces for Ambient Intelligence Summary:

To create truly effective human-centric ambient intelligence systems both engineering and computing methods are needed. This is the first book to bridge data processing and intelligent reasoning methods for the creation of human-centered ambient intelligence systems. Interdisciplinary in nature, the book covers topics such as multi-modal interfaces, human-computer interaction, smart environments and pervasive computing, addressing principles, paradigms, methods and applications. This book will be an ideal reference for university researchers, R&D engineers, computer engineers, and graduate students working in signal, speech and video processing, multi-modal interfaces, human-computer interaction and applications of ambient intelligence. Hamid Aghajan is a Professor of Electrical Engineering (consulting) at Stanford University, USA. His research is on user-centric vision applications in smart homes, assisted living / well being, smart meetings, and avatar-based social interactions. He is Editor-in-Chief of "Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments", has chaired ACM/IEEE ICDSC 2008, and organized workshops/sessions/tutorials at ECCV, ACM MM, FG, ECAI, ICASSP, CVPR. Juan Carlos Augusto is a Lecturer at the University of Ulster, UK. He is conducting research on Smart Homes and Classrooms. He has given tutorials at IJCAI’07 and AAAI’08. He is Editor-in-Chief of the Book Series on "Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments" and the "Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments". He has co-Chaired ICOST’06, AITAmI’06/07/08, and is Workshops Chair for IE’09. Ramón López-Cózar Delgado is a Professor at the Faculty of Computer Science and Telecommunications of the University of Granada, Spain. His research interests include speech recognition and understanding, dialogue management and Ambient Intelligence. He is a member of ISCA (International Speech Communication Association), SEPLN (Spanish Society on Natural Language Processing) and A

Handbook of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments Book

Handbook of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments


  • Author : Hideyuki Nakashima
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2009-10-01
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 1294
  • ISBN 10 : 9780387938080
  • Total Read : 72
  • File Size : 18,6 Mb

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Handbook of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments Summary:

Our homes anticipate when we want to wake up. Our computers predict what music we want to buy. Our cars adapt to the way we drive. In today’s world, even washing machines, rice cookers and toys have the capability of autonomous decision-making. As we grow accustomed to computing power embedded in our surroundings, it becomes clear that these ‘smart environments’, with a number of devices controlled by a coordinating system capable of ‘ambient intelligence’, will play an ever larger role in our lives. This handbook provides readers with comprehensive, up-to-date coverage in what is a key technological field. . Systematically dealing with each aspect of ambient intelligence and smart environments, the text covers everything, from visual information capture and human/computer interaction to multi-agent systems, network use of sensor data, and building more rationality into artificial systems. The book also details a wide range of applications, examines case studies of recent major projects from around the world, and analyzes both the likely impact of the technology on our lives, and its ethical implications. With a wide variety of separate disciplines all conducting research relevant to this field, this handbook encourages collaboration between disparate researchers by setting out the fundamental concepts from each area that are relevant to ambient intelligence and smart environments, providing a fertile soil in which ground-breaking new work candevelop.

Ambient Intelligence Book

Ambient Intelligence


  • Author : Fabio Paternò
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2012-11-15
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 461
  • ISBN 10 : 9783642348983
  • Total Read : 60
  • File Size : 8,5 Mb

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Ambient Intelligence Summary:

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the third International Joint Conference an Ambient Intelligence, AmI 2012, held in Pisa, Italy, in November 2012. The 18 revised full papers and 5 short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 47 (full papers) respectively 14 (short papers) submissions. From a scientific point of view, the papers make a multidisciplinary approach covering fields like computer science, human computer interaction, electrical engineering, industrial design, behavioral sciences, aimed at enriching physical environments with a network of distributed devices, such as sensors, actuators, and computational resources, in order to support users in their everyday activities. From a technological perspective the volume represents the convergence of recent achievements in ubiquitous and communication technologies, pervasive computing, intelligent user interfaces and artificial intelligence.

Ubiquitous Computing and Ambient Intelligence Book

Ubiquitous Computing and Ambient Intelligence


  • Author : Jose Bravo
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2012-11-28
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 523
  • ISBN 10 : 9783642353772
  • Total Read : 87
  • File Size : 10,7 Mb

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Ubiquitous Computing and Ambient Intelligence Summary:

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing and Ambient Intelligence, UCAmI 2012, held in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain, in December 2012. The 70 research papers were carefully reviewed and selected from various submissions. The main focus of this book has been to explore how Ambient Intelligence can contribute towards smarter but still more sustainable environments. Beyond sustainable computing the proceedings also include research work describing progress on other key research topics for AmI such as human environment mobile-mediated (through NFC or AR) interaction, artificial intelligence techniques to foster user- and context-aware environment adaptation, future internet trends such as social networks analysis, linked data or crowd-sourcing applied to AmI, internet-connected object ecosystems collaborating to give place to smarter environments.

Internet of Things for Human Centered Design Book

Internet of Things for Human Centered Design


  • Author : Sofia Scataglini
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022
  • Genre: Application software
  • Pages : 406
  • ISBN 10 : 9789811684883
  • Total Read : 92
  • File Size : 19,9 Mb

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Internet of Things for Human Centered Design Summary:

The book presents the state of the art of the Internet of Things (IoT), applied to Human-Centered Design (HCD) projects addressed to ageing users, from the perspective of health, care and well-being. The current focus on the ageing population is opening up new opportunities for the development of niche solutions aimed at the niche category of older users who are beginning to experience physical and cognitive decline but are still independent and need to maintain their autonomy for as long as possible. The combination between the needs expressed by older users and the opportunities offered by the recent innovative technologies related to the Internet of Things allows research institutions, stakeholders, and academia to target and design new solutions for older users, safeguarding their well-being, health, and care, improving their quality of life. This book discusses and analyses the most recent services, products, systems and environments specifically conceived for older users, in order to enhance health, care, well-being and improve their quality of life. This approach is coherent with the percept of AAL or enhanced living environment, looking to the users comfort, autonomy, engagement and healthcare. The book describes and analyses aspects of HCD with older users looking to the emerging technologies, products, services, and environments analysed in their actual application in different areas, always concerning the design for the elderly related to the IoT, just as the development of biomonitoring devices, tools for activity recognition and simulation, creation of smart living environments, solutions for their autonomy, assistance and engagement enhancing health, care and wellbeing. The book is intended for researchers, designers, engineers, and practitioners in healthcare to connect academia, stakeholders, and research institutions to foster education, research and innovation.

Workshop Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Intelligent Environments Book

Workshop Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Intelligent Environments


  • Author : Ramón López-Cózar
  • Publisher : IOS Press
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 308
  • ISBN 10 : 9781607506386
  • Total Read : 98
  • File Size : 18,8 Mb

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Workshop Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Intelligent Environments Summary:

This book presents the combined proceedings of three workshops which make up part of the 6th International Conference on Intelligent Environments. The remarkable advances in computer sciences throughout the last few decades are already making an impact

Constructing Ambient Intelligence Book

Constructing Ambient Intelligence


  • Author : Reiner Wichert
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2012-08-10
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 236
  • ISBN 10 : 9783642314797
  • Total Read : 93
  • File Size : 9,5 Mb

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Constructing Ambient Intelligence Summary:

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the AmI 2011 Workshops, held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, in November 2011. The 55 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on aesthetic intelligence: designing smart and beautiful architectural spaces; ambient intelligence in future lighting systems; interactive human behavior analysis in open or public spaces; user interaction methods for elderly, people with dementia; empowering and integrating senior citizens with virtual coaching; integration of AMI and AAL platforms in the future internet (FI) platform initiative; ambient gaming; human behavior understanding: inducing behavioral change; privacy, trust and interaction in the internet of things; doctoral colloquium.

Agents and Artificial Intelligence Book

Agents and Artificial Intelligence


  • Author : Joaquim Filipe
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2010-04-27
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 302
  • ISBN 10 : 9783642118180
  • Total Read : 90
  • File Size : 8,7 Mb

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Agents and Artificial Intelligence Summary:

The present book includes a set of selected papers from the First International Conf- ence on Agents and Artificial Intelligence (ICAART 2009), held in Porto, Portugal, during January 19–21, 2009. The conference was organized in two simultaneous tracks: “Artificial Intelligence and Agents.” The book is based on the same structure. ICAART 2009 received 161 paper submissions, from more than 37 different co- tries in all continents. After a blind review process, only 26 where accepted as full papers, of which 21 were selected for inclusion in this book, based on the classifi- tions provided by the Program Committee. The selected papers reflect the interdis- plinary nature of the conference. The diversity of topics is an important feature of this conference, enabling an overall perception of several important scientific and tech- logical trends. These high-quality standards will be maintained and reinforced at ICAART 2010, to be held in Valencia, Spain, and in future editions of this conf- ence. Furthermore, ICAART 2009 included five plenary keynote lectures given by Juan Carlos Augusto (University of Ulster), Marco Dorigo (IRIDIA, Free University of Brussels), Timo Honkela (Helsinki University of Technology), Edward H. Shortliffe (Arizona State University) and Paulo Urbano (University of Lisbon). We would like to express our appreciation to all of them and in particular to those who took the time to contribute with a paper to this book.