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A Context Model for Context-Aware System Design Towards the Ambient Intelligence Vision: Experiences in the eTourism Domain [chapter]

Federica Paganelli, Gabriele Bianchi, Dino Giuli
Universal Access in Ambient Intelligence Environments  
The Ambient Intelligence (AmI) vision implies the concept of "smart spaces" populated by intelligent entities.  ...  We have applied this model to the development of a context-aware eTourism application.  ...  Introduction Context-awareness is a major issue for realizing the Ambient Intelligence vision: "AmI implies a seamless environment of computing, advanced networking technology and specific interfaces.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-71025-7_12 dblp:conf/EUprojects/PaganelliBG06 fatcat:6mgolw7uczg4vispsuwigb74sy

Multi Agents for Context Awareness in Ambient Intelligence: A Survey

A. B. Karthick Anand Babu, R. Sivakumar
2015 International Journal of Engineering Research and  
To the best of our knowledge a very small work has been done in Multi Agent based approaches for context awareness in Ambient Intelligence.  ...  Ambient Intelligence (AmI) systems need the integration of innovative technology and complex environment for better solutions.  ...  MULTIAGENT APPROACHES FOR CONTEXT AWARENESS There is evidence in the literature that context-aware systems are a very active area of research in Ambient Intelligence in which multi-agent systems play a  ... 
doi:10.17577/ijertv4is070762 fatcat:wt376s5aejektavrl5dmb2anaq

Identifying aspects of Ambient Intelligence through a review of recent developments

Maria Charalampidou, Spyridon Mouroutsos, George Pavlidis
2012 Journal of Advanced Computer Science & Technology  
In this paper, we identify the main aspects of AmI through a review of the recent developments that have been achieved in these aspects of AmI and Ambient Intelligence Environments (AmIEs), as well as  ...  point out the problems yet to be solved and the visions of the future.  ...  They also discuss implications of their studies for the design of ambient intelligent systems supporting awareness between elderly, their adult children and care providers.  ... 
doi:10.14419/jacst.v1i3.136 fatcat:gjyw7tseynexxehj35fcmvxwri

Progress in information technology and tourism management: 20 years on and 10 years after the Internet—The state of eTourism research

Dimitrios Buhalis, Rob Law
2008 Tourism Management  
Using a wide variety of sources, mainly in the tourism literature, this paper comprehensively reviews and analyzes prior studies in the context of Internet applications to Tourism.  ...  This paper provides a comprehensive review to the key ICTs in Tourism (or eTourism in short) themes and aims to illustrate the principle dimensions of the research enquiry.  ...  Systems need to be location, context and mood aware in order to provide sensible advice.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.tourman.2008.01.005 fatcat:cpm5wicnpfchbfsp6vg74tzrke

Information Communication Technology [chapter]

2014 Facilities Manager's Desk Reference  
This paper identifies a number of key changes in Information Communication Technologies (ICT) that gradually revolutionize the tourism industry.  ...  E-tourism and the Internet in particular support the interactivity between tourism enterprises and consumers and as a result they re-engineer the entire process of developing, managing and marketing tourism  ...  Acknowledgement A version of this paper will be published in Tourism Management Dynamics, edited by Dimitrios Buhalis and Carlos Costa 2005.  ... 
doi:10.1002/9781118785386.ch27 fatcat:ccs7nxfaznfc3jkqiy2krnmc5q

Technological disruptions in services: lessons from tourism and hospitality

Dimitrios Buhalis, Tracy Harwood, Vanja Bogicevic, Giampaolo Viglia, Srikanth Beldona, Charles Hofacker
2019 Journal of Service Management  
Originality -Guest experiences in tourism and hospitality by definition take place in hostile environments that are outside the safety and familiarity of one's own surroundings.  ...  A comprehensive picture of developments here provides policymakers with nuanced perspectives to better prepare for impending change.  ...  Its application in domain of service design allows for high-fidelity prototyping of the complete customer journey (Bae and Leem, 2014) .  ... 
doi:10.1108/josm-12-2018-0398 fatcat:wrysgdxqs5blhorgn5wjwziv3q

New Trends in Tour Guiding, The Guide faces Technology 'Applied study to selected sites in Egypt'

Haitham Sotohy
2021 Journal of Association of Arab Universities for Tourism and Hospitality  
The web-based service introduced by those devices made a shift in the communication and added many to the visit experience for the tourist.  ...  From the tourists own point of view, in the past years, the use of such user-friendly applications for smartphones, tablets and MP3 players was a very important shift in the tourism experience presented  ...  Technology in tourism-from information communication technologies to eTourism and smart tourism towards ambient intelligence tourism: a perspective article Tourism Review 2019 .  ... 
doi:10.21608/jaauth.2021.53018.1099 fatcat:7oqtyxtoszhcro4vfuqe7ogfle

Enhanced vector space models for content-based recommender systems

Cataldo Musto
2010 Proceedings of the fourth ACM conference on Recommender systems - RecSys '10  
Experiments in word domain disambiguation for parallel texts.  ...  A Model for Serendipitous Music Retrieval. In Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on Context-Awareness in Retrieval and Recoomenda- tion, 2012. [SKB+ 98] Badrul M.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1864708.1864791 dblp:conf/recsys/Musto10 fatcat:btpepieksvdrtpgdihskllxc34

Systematic Impact Factor (SIF): 2.15 210 Volume: 2; No: 4

V Kannan
2016 unpublished
In particular, we discuss core technologies such as intelligent agents, dynamic packaging, recommender systems, ambient intelligence, context awareness technologies, and mobile tourism guides.  ...  The main areas of concern are a combination of technical and social issues, which need to be addressed in order the tourism industry to adopt eTourism services.  ...  Location based services for Tourism As we said before CRUMPET is a mobile application that uses multi-agents to construct a context-aware system.  ... 
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The Application of ICT and Smart Technologies in Polish Museums—Towards Smart Tourism

Mateusz Naramski
2020 Sustainability  
The results reveal that, currently, the status of Smart Tourism adoption in museums is quite low, and significant gaps in some areas are shown; at the same time, other areas revealed a high potential for  ...  For this purpose, a nationwide online survey was conducted with a sample size of 218 museums (from 500 unique entities in total).  ...  Acknowledgments: This paper was published as part of the research project "Smart Tourism in Polish tourism" (original title: "Smart Tourism w polskiej turystyce") No. 13/010/BKM20/0047, financed by the  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12219287 fatcat:7oa4dakeifdkhbjrlssgfgyz5e

Restarting tourism, travel and hospitality [article]

Evangelos Christou, Anestis Fotiadis
2022 Zenodo  
Edited Book, titled "Restarting tourism, travel and hospitality" First published 2022 by the School of Economics and Business, International Hellenic University P.O.  ...  Acknowledgments We thank the Brazilian Ministry of Tourism and the Brazilian Tour Operators Association (Braztoa) for their support in data collection.  ...  The research tool selected is the questionnaire, which includes 18 questions in three distinct sections: 1. Demographic data, 2. Tourist Behavior, and 3. Evaluation of Services offered.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6428311 fatcat:wny52lqewngcdichzwonk3dmd4

E-TOURISM SERVICES AND WEB TECHNOLOGIES: PRESENT ISSUES AND FUTURE TRENDS

Rezwanul Alam, Md Jaman
2015 International Research Journal of Management and Commerce   unpublished
eTourism administrations are progressively changing the way of and procedures in the tourism business.  ...  We show the present patterns of eTourism innovations in the structure, association and usefulness of tourism.  ...  and Context Awareness, the acknowledgment of the vision of the IWW has turn into a plausibility.  ... 
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A New Concept for Mobile Environmental Education

Markus Ruchter
2007
Context Being a subcategory of context-aware systems, context plays a significant role in all mobile guide systems.  ...  This is accompanied by a rise in the number of new application domains that these systems are being designed for. While Baus et al.  ...  B.1.1 Questionnaires As has been summarized in chapter 3, the front-end evaluation for the MobiNaG project was conducted based on a semi-standardized face-to-face interview.  ... 
doi:10.5445/ksp/1000007176 fatcat:pf2muwlmtnbopiupaw5ek52p2u

A Method for the Management of Service Innovation Projects in Mature Organizations [chapter]

Bernhard Schindlholzer, Falk Uebernickel, Walter Brenner
Best Practices and New Perspectives in Service Science and Management  
Methodologies, on the other hand, control the software development process (Weisbecker, 2002) . Since software is increasingly offered as a  ...  On the one hand, models serve as development artefacts which can be explicitly measured, validated and adapted.  ...  aspects, serving as a vehicle for the development of service science, management and engineering (SSME) as a broad, multi-disciplinary research area including many disciplines as computer science, software  ... 
doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-3894-5.ch016 fatcat:hngrvov5ijaalaxhhqsrndfdpe

NETWORK PROMOTING E-LEARNING FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ICT for inclusive learning: the way forward International Conference ICT for inclusive learning: the way forward CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS Editorial co-ordination

Palazzo Riccardi, Italy Florence, Fouli Papageorgiou
unpublished
Acknowledgements This article was developed under a research project of the Center for Research in Education (CIED), University of Minho, Braga, Portugal. Acknowledgements Special thanks to dr. S.  ...  These institutions are placed at the service of the society, offering a much better look of them and being of utility to the society, to the teachers, to the students and to the companies that uses them  ...  contexts, environmental studies, land studies, studies on tourism, etc..) are not just experiments, but are translated into a plan for the coming year: to move on from a partial view to a systemic vision  ... 
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