By Abdelsalam (Sumi) Helal, Jeffrey King, Raja Bose (auth.), Achilles D. Kameas, Victor Callagan, Hani Hagras, Michael Weber, Wolfgang Minker (eds.)
Advanced clever Environments describes the most recent examine leads to medical disciplines that relate to the improvement of clever environments, in addition to their software to numerous elements and domain names of lifestyle. The e-book announces the imaginative and prescient of clever environments that help human job; its chapters supply a complete view of state-of the-art examine in similar key disciplines, corresponding to ubiquitous computing, networking, man made intelligence, and architecture.
The fabric covers many key issues within the box of clever environments together with procedure layout and improvement, prototype deployment and assessment, architectural layout and experiences on human components, and likewise contains eventualities, visions and roadmaps. The publication chapters, that are prolonged types of the simplest papers awarded on the third foreign convention on clever Environments (IE07) held at Ulm college (Germany), offer an artificial viewpoint on examine and advancements in those areas.
Advanced clever Environments is an invaluable reference for researchers, teachers and engineers in details sciences, structure, and different disciplines on the topic of the clever environments field.
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In either case, situations will arise where the caregivers will need a remote presence in the house. To support this remote presence, we developed a number of research projects under the heading self-sensing spaces. A smart house should be able to recognize the devices and services it has available, interpret their status, and generate a model of the space (Figure 7). It should also recognize the residents and their activities, and include a representation of these in the model. Figure 7. Real-world model of the smart house, provided to remote caregivers.
By connecting with the health-care applications in the house, the user can order prescription refills, or buy groceries online, with automatic feedback about any dietary restrictions. The smart phone is also an integral part of the Gator Tech Smart House’s medicine reminder service. Messages or other alerts are sent to the resident, reminding them to take their medication as needed. The phone includes a barcode scanner, which the resident uses to scan the bottles or cases of medicine. This allows the resident and the system to ensure that the correct medicine was taken at the correct time.
The system is highly distributed. Instead of a well-defined and integrated configuration, it is most likely to be a federation of entities collaborating to achieve the common goal. This also ensures that the system needs to address scalability, complexity of the system organization, and administrative issues. It also requires the system architecture, and the interface to various entities, be standardized and open. Addressing these issues in a project the size of the Gator Tech Smart House required creating a new platform on which large pervasive computing environments could be built.
Advanced intelligent environments by Abdelsalam (Sumi) Helal, Jeffrey King, Raja Bose (auth.), Achilles D. Kameas, Victor Callagan, Hani Hagras, Michael Weber, Wolfgang Minker (eds.)