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Context-Aware Computing by De Gruyter

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2Modeling Context

Abstract: Modeling context is the first step in building context-aware computing systems and applications. It determines the organization and access manner of context information in context-aware applications. This chapter lists six typical context representation methods. An ontological context representation language OWL with its Description Logic foundation is particularly described. To tackle context dynamics, context can further be interpreted as context events, whose temporal properties and relationships can be captured and expressed through temporal operators.

2.1Six Context Representation Methods

Six typical context representation methods exist in academia and industry. They are key-value, entity-relationship, object-orientation ...

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