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Self-organizing Knowledge Networks for Pervasive Situation-aware Services

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Baumgarten, Matthias, Bicocchi, Nicola, Kusber, Rico, Mulvenna, Maurice and Zambonelli, Franco (2007) Self-organizing Knowledge Networks for Pervasive Situation-aware Services. In: Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics. IEEE Press, pp. 1-6. ISBN 978-1-4244-0991-4 [Book section]

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DOI: 10.1109/ICSMC.2007.4414234

Abstract

Adapting to current context of usage is of fundamental importance for pervasive computing services. As the technology for acquiring contextual information is increasingly available and as it is producing growing amounts of data, there is the need for tools to organize such data before delivering it to services. This produces a sort of “knowledge networks” representing comprehensive knowledge related to a “situation” in an expressive yet manageable way. In this paper, also with the help of a simple case study, we motivate the need for situation-awareness and for knowledge networks, introduce a reference architecture for knowledge networks, and exemplify a prototype implementation thereof. Finally, current and future research directions are discussed.

Item Type:Book section
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Computing & Engineering
Faculty of Computing & Engineering > School of Computing and Mathematics
ID Code:11067
Deposited By:Professor Maurice Mulvenna
Deposited On:22 Mar 2010 16:27
Last Modified:22 Mar 2010 16:27

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