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Ubiquitous Developments in Ambient Computing and Intelligence

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Ubiquitous Developments in Ambient Computing and Intelligence: Human-Centered Applications provides a comprehensive collection of knowledge in cutting-edge research in fields as diverse as distributed computing, human computer interaction, ubiquitous computing, embedded systems, and other interdisciplinary areas which all contribute to AmI. Predicting the technologies that will shape our ever changing world is difficult however, in this book it is discussed that Ambient Intelligent technology will develop considerably in the future.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Preface
    1. Introduction
    2. The Past
    3. The State of Play at Present
    4. The Future
    5. Conclusion
  5. Section 1:
    1. Chapter 1: Context-Aware Pervasive Services for Smart Cities
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RELATED WORK
      4. INTEGRATING INDEPENDENT SYSTEMS
      5. SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 2: Improving an Ambient Intelligence Based Multi-Agent System for Alzheimer Health Care using Wireless Sensor Networks
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PROBLEM DESCRIPTION
      4. EXPERIMENTS AND RESULTS
      5. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
    3. Chapter 3: Adaptive Awareness of Hospital Patient Information through Multiple Sentient Displays
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Sentient Displays: Augmenting Natural Objects with Ambient Displays and Sentient Technologies
      4. Opportunities for the Deployment of Sentient Displays in Hospitals: A Case Study
      5. The ADL Monitor: A Mobile Sentient Display
      6. The FlowerBlink: A Fixed Sentient Display
      7. Supporting Multiple Sentient Displays to Monitor Patient Status
      8. Conclusion and Future Work
    4. Chapter 4: Vehicular Networks Security
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SERVICES AND ARCHITECTURES
      4. ATTACKS IN VEHICULAR NETWORKS
      5. SECURITY REQUIREMENTS AND SECURITY CHALLENGES
      6. ANALYSIS OF RELATED WORKS
      7. Summary and outlook
      8. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 5:
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SENSING AND MODIFYING THE REAL WORLD
      4. SERVICES AND SERVICE COMPOSITION
      5. HARDWARE NODES
      6. ENVIRONMENT SIMULATOR
      7. CONCLUSIONS AND FUTURE WORK
    6. Chapter 6: Variability in Ambient Intelligence A Family of Middleware Solution
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CHARACTERIZING THE VARIABILITY OF THE AMI DOMAIN
      4. INSTANTIATING THE AMI MIDDLEWARE FOR SPECIFIC DEVICES AND APPLICATIONS
      5. DISCUSSION
      6. CONCLUSION
    7. Chapter 7: Motorola’s Experiences in Designing the Internet of Things
      1. Abstract
      2. Motorola’s Position in the Internet of Things
      3. The Retail Space
      4. Ambient Assisted Living Space
      5. The Hospital Space
      6. Summary
  6. Section 2:
    1. Chapter 8: On Ambient Information Systems
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Refining A Definition of Ambient Information Systems
      4. The Design of Ambient Information Systems
      5. The Evaluation of Ambient Information Systems
      6. Future Directions for Ambient Information Systems
    2. Chapter 9: Life in the Pocket - The Ambient Life Project
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Rhythmic Life-Like Movements
      4. The Ambient Life Project
      5. Evaluation
      6. Conclusion
    3. Chapter 10: Staged Façades
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Peripheral Display Concepts
      4. Peripheral Displays in Cities
      5. Staged Façades
      6. Staged Façades Framework
      7. Conclusion
    4. Chapter 11: Ambient Displays in Academic Settings
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SURVEY METHODOLOGY
      4. SURVEY FINDINGS: EXPERIENCES
      5. SURVEY FINDINGS: EXPECTATIONS
      6. UTILIZE THE POTENTIAL TO FULLEST: DESIGN GUIDELINES
      7. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORKS
    5. Chapter 12: Beyond Ambient Display
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. The Definition of Context
      4. Alternative Display Model
      5. Conclusion
    6. Chapter 13: Meaning Makers
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Ambient Jewelry
    7. Chapter 14: Ambient Communication Experience (ACE), Information Interaction in Design Space
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. Motivation
      4. CONCLUSION
    8. Chapter 15: Issues for the Evaluation of Ambient Displays
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. DISCUSSION
      4. Conclusion
    9. Chapter 16: Using Ambient Social Reminders to Stay in Touch with Friends
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CONCLUSION
  7. Section 3:
    1. Chapter 17: Designing Interactive Architecture
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. DESIGN CASE: THE ICEHOTEL X INTERACTIVE ARCHITECTURE
      4. METHOD & PROCESS
      5. DISCUSSION
      6. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 18: Routing in Opportunistic Networks
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. EVALUATION
      4. SANETs
      5. Conclusion
    3. Chapter 19: Online Remote Control of a Wireless Home Automation Network
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Conclusion
    4. Chapter 20: Distributed Schema-Based Middleware for Ambient Intelligence Environments
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MOTIVATION
      4. RELATED WORK
      5. CONCLUSIONS
    5. Chapter 21: Proactive Context-Aware Middleware
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. AMBIENT INTELLIGENCE AND CONTEXT
      4. RELATED WORK
      5. CONCLUSION
  8. Section 4:
    1. Chapter 22: Integrating Sensor Nodes into a Middleware for Ambient Intelligence
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RELATED WORK
      4. STATE OF THE ART
      5. STATE OF THE PRACTICE
      6. APPLICATION EXAMPLE
      7. INFRASTRUCTURE ARCHITECTURE
      8. INTEGRATION APPROACH
      9. FUTURE WORK AND CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 23: Intrusive Evaluation of Ambient Displays
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Related Work
      4. Intrusive Evaluation
      5. Intrusive Evaluation of MoneyTree
      6. Intrusive Evaluation of MoneyColor
      7. Conclusion
    3. Chapter 24: Smart Home Research
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Smart Home Projects
      4. Ethics & Smart Homes
      5. Privacy
      6. Legal Concerns
      7. Socioeconomic and Cost Issues
      8. Conclusion
    4. Chapter 25: Deepkøver An Adaptive Intelligent Assistance System for Monitoring Impaired People in Smart Homes
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE MODULAR ARCHITECTURE
      4. EXPERIMENTAL VALIDATION
      5. Empirical Results Interpretation
      6. DISCUSSION
      7. FUTURE WORK
      8. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 26: RFID-Enabled Location Determination within Indoor Environments
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Location Determination Technologies
      4. Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
      5. RFID Radar and Location Based Determination
      6. RFID Radar Location Determination Prototype
      7. Conclusion
  9. Compilation of References
  10. About the Contributors
  11. Index