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A Formal Treatment of Context-Awareness [chapter]

Gruia-Catalin Roman, Christine Julien, Jamie Payton
2004 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this paper we seek to develop a systematic understanding of the quintessential nature of context-aware computing by constructing a formal model and notation for expressing context-aware computations  ...  Furthermore, we assume a notion of context that is relative to the needs of each individual component, and we expect context-awareness to be maintained in a totally transparent manner with minimal programming  ...  Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this paper are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the sponsoring agencies.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-24721-0_2 fatcat:nkdjembjb5gdfjmh7oysp4dciy

Situational awareness, relational coordination and integrated care delivery to hospitalized elderly in The Netherlands: a comparison between hospitals

Jacqueline M Hartgerink, Jane M Cramm, Annemarie JBM de Vos, Ton JEM Bakker, Ewout W Steyerberg, Johan P Mackenbach, Anna P Nieboer
2014 BMC Geriatrics  
Conclusions: The results of this study show the importance of formal internal communication and situational awareness for quality of care delivery to hospitalized older patients.  ...  A total of 215 professionals filled in the questionnaire (42% response rate).Descriptive statistics and paired-sample t-tests were used to investigate the level of situational awareness, relational coordination  ...  Acknowledgements This study is funded with a grant (grant number: 60-61900-98-130) from the Dutch organization for health research and development (ZonMw) as part of the National Care for the Elderly Program  ... 
doi:10.1186/1471-2318-14-3 pmid:24410889 pmcid:PMC3890569 fatcat:6h2yfv2lxfd5tcpa6okf5sx5xm

Context-Aware Agile Business Process Engine: Foundations and Architecture [chapter]

Irina Rychkova, Manuele Kirsch-Pinheiro, Bénédicte Le Grand
2013 Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing  
We finally describe the foundations and introduce the architecture of a context-aware agile business process engine (CAPE).  ...  To enable these forms of agility, we present our vision of context-aware business process management based on declarative modeling combined with innovative context management and formal concept analysis  ...  This work accomplishes the first part of the "build-evaluate" loop [14] . Evaluation of our designed artifacts and their refinement will be addressed in future work.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-38484-4_4 fatcat:mt2trg22pnhfxmufdjyncznupi

An Ontology for Telemedicine Systems Resiliency to Technological Context Variations in Pervasive Healthcare

Nekane Larburu, Richard G. A. Bults, Marten J. Van Sinderen, Ing Widya, Hermie J. Hermens
2015 IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine  
The presented ontology provides a formal way to represent the knowledge to specify the effect of technological context variations in the clinical data quality and the impact of the clinical data quality  ...  on a patient's treatment.  ...  We focus on the impact of technological context on the QoD and the impact of QoD on the treatment in order to build a QoD-aware telemedicine system.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jtehm.2015.2458870 pmid:27170903 pmcid:PMC4848059 fatcat:ybp6onf5yne2lanuheriei4rre

BigNFC: Novel Formal model for NFC based context-aware applications

Aicha Nabet, Rachid Systèmes Boudour
2021 Informatica (Ljubljana, Tiskana izd.)  
In literature, most of works focuses on creating a general model for context-aware systems ignoring the specificity of certain applications such as NFC applications where they present a higher complexity  ...  Having such systems with the Near Field Communications (NFC) capability, opens new perspectives and research areas, allowing very useful type of applications known as NFCbased context-aware applications  ...  After presenting a general survey on works in the field of context aware using formal model, we note these works suggest a generic formal model for context aware system without focusing on specificity  ... 
doi:10.31449/inf.v45i5.3496 fatcat:nrgdgjsm65holps3hpyqrvcura

Prescriptive language attitudes in a dual language elementary school

Mary Hudgens Henderson
2016 Proceedings of the Linguistic Society of America  
Despite having received language awareness instruction, students in the treatment group continued to hold prescriptivist language attitudes.  ...  In this study, 5th graders enrolled in a dual language program participated in an 18-lesson language awareness curriculum and completed Likert-type pre/posttest surveys and pretest/posttest interviews.  ...  formal language, regardless of the context.  ... 
doi:10.3765/plsa.v1i0.3699 fatcat:bnohqi2n6bf4nbbvoe5v2mmmtm

A Context-Aware Framework for Patient Navigation and Engagement (CANE)

Wen Yao, Akhil Kumar, Jerome Rolia, Sujoy Basu, Sharad Singhal
2012 Proceedings of the 8th IEEE International Conference on Collaborative Computing: Networking, Applications and Worksharing  
In this paper, we propose a Context-Aware patient Navigation and Engagement (CANE) framework to support informed decision making and more efficient use of health care services.  ...  We use the BPMN 2.0 workflow language to formalize the description of navigation processes derived from medical guidelines and develop a healthcare network ontology to assist patient understanding of various  ...  In particular, the idea of context-awareness has been applied in hospitals, such as a context-aware pill container and a contextaware hospital bed [18] . Other examples were also discussed.  ... 
doi:10.4108/icst.collaboratecom.2012.250454 dblp:conf/colcom/YaoRBSK12 fatcat:ywrz2wfh4fa3vbmzcoq4lp24by

A Brief History of Context [article]

Kaiyu Wan
2009 arXiv   pre-print
A brief commentary on the usefulness of the formalization in the development of context-aware and dependable systems is included.  ...  In this brief survey an account of the early work on context, as well as the recent work on many working definitions of context, context modeling, and a formalization of context are given.  ...  formalism for developing context-aware systems.  ... 
arXiv:0912.1838v1 fatcat:vurmh4bj6zeurg52jwa32xq57y

Integrating the Genre-Based Approach into Teaching Writing in Arabic As a Foreign Language

Mahmoud Azaz
2016 Journal of the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages  
Furthermore, it offers a model lesson plan that shows an instructional sequence of how a single genre, which is congratulation letters, both personal and formal, can be effectively taught.  ...  Moreover, results of a survey onducted on a selected group of instructors of Arabic (n = 10) showed that they responded very positively to the proposed model.  ...  For Arabic as a foreign language, there is a pressing need to develop pedagogical interventions and treatments that focus on teaching a multitude of genres at different proficiency levels.  ... 
doaj:3897645594e44b7fb1fa5229881b8533 fatcat:2aiqjuzwhrbo5cup4fitjpyt5u

Context modeling and reasoning for building context aware services

Hatim Guermah, Tarik Fissaa, Hatim Hafiddi, Mahmoud Nassar, Abdelaziz Kriouile
2013 2013 ACS International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications (AICCSA)  
The rapid evolution of software paradigms, wireless technologies and mobile devices induced the emergence of new applications called context-aware services oriented applications.  ...  context to highlevel context in order to provide costumized services to users.In this paper, we present an architecture for the development of context aware services based on ontologies.  ...  [7] In computer and information science, an ontology is a formal representation of a set of concepts within a domain and the relationships between those concepts.  ... 
doi:10.1109/aiccsa.2013.6616439 dblp:conf/aiccsa/GuermahFHNK13 fatcat:xpfjw4kizvh4rnwxfi7rk4lvme

Context Reasoning in Underwater Robots Using MEBN [article]

Xin Li, José-Fernán Martínez, Gregorio Rubio, David Gómez
2017 arXiv   pre-print
This paper presents ongoing research in the SWARMs project towards facilitating context awareness in underwater robots. In particular, the focus of this paper is put on the context reasoning part.  ...  The results show that the MEBN is a promising approach to reason about context in the presence of uncertainties in the underwater robot field.  ...  The proposed context-aware framework aims to provide a complete context management which offers different data treatments complying with the general lifecycle of context awareness.  ... 
arXiv:1706.07204v1 fatcat:lhqvm4e45vcetkfzwtynzxieye

Formal Models for Context Aware Computing

Pooja Mohan, Manpreet Singh
2013 International Journal of Computer Applications Technology and Research  
In this paper we seek to develop a systematic understanding of context-aware computing by constructing a formal model and notation for expressing context-aware computations.  ...  Context-aware computing refers to a general class of mobile systems that can sense their physical environment, and adapt their behavior accordingly.  ...  Thus, some context modeling approaches give space and location a preferential treatment.  ... 
doi:10.7753/ijcatr0201.1011 fatcat:ev5pu7eubvgndontnijtpmymgq

Targets, Techniques, and Treatment Contexts in Emergent Literacy Intervention

Laura Justice, Amy Sofka, Anita McGinty
2007 Seminars in Speech and Language  
KEYWORDS: Emergent literacy development, emergent literacy intervention, phonological awareness, alphabet knowledge, print awareness Learning Outcomes: As a result of this activity, the reader will be  ...  This article provides an overview of three important considerations when delivering evidence-based emergent literacy interventions: (1) treatment targets, (2) treatment techniques, and (3) treatment contexts  ...  Children who arrive to formal reading instruction with explicit awareness of orthography and phonology make better TARGETS, TECHNIQUES, AND TREATMENT CONTEXTS/JUSTICE ET AL progress in reading instruction  ... 
doi:10.1055/s-2007-967926 pmid:17340379 fatcat:53rbje4l3fch7j3mr5h6yin464

Spatiotemporal Context Modelling in Pervasive Context-Aware Computing Environment: A Logic Perspective

Darine Ameyed, Moeiz Miraoui, Chakib Tadj
2016 International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications  
Given the permanent evolution of context-aware systems, context modeling is still a complex task, due to the lack of an adequate, dynamic, formal and relevant context representation.  ...  It also proposes a preliminary formal spatiotemporal context modelling based on first order logic, derived from the structure of natural languages.  ...  This difference may be overcome by various types of context information processing. Therefore, modelling is a crucial step in the context treatment.  ... 
doi:10.14569/ijacsa.2016.070454 fatcat:3qgtinm3ufbifehlisncnl2cqe

8th EAI International Conference on Context-Aware Systems and Applications (ICCASA 2019) AND 5th EAI International Conference on Nature of Computation and Communication (ICTCC 2019)

Phan Vinh
2019 EAI Endorsed Transactions on Context-aware Systems and Applications  
In this paper, authors make a survey of context-aware mobility in IoT.  ...  On behalf of the Editorial board, we welcome you to the sixteenth issue of the EAI Endorsed Transactions on Context-Aware Systems and Applications.  ... 
doi:10.4108/eai.23-5-2019.158954 fatcat:nh5vkumh75govl24bqet5p2tdi
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