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aWESoME: A web service middleware for ambient intelligence

Thanos G. Stavropoulos, Konstantinos Gottis, Dimitris Vrakas, Ioannis Vlahavas
2013 Expert systems with applications  
This work presents a Web Service Middleware infrastructure for Ambient Intelligence environments, named aWESoME. aWESoME is a vital part of the Smart IHU project, a large-scale Smart University deployment  ...  Finally, a range of client applications that exploit the middleware on different platforms are demonstrated, to prove its usability and effectiveness in enabling, in this scenario, energy monitoring and  ...  The authors would also like to thank Andrea Dimitri (MSc student at the time) as well as the undergraduate students Alexander Arvanitidis and George Pilikidis for their most valuable contribution.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.eswa.2013.01.061 fatcat:ak5efk4bincrzoh2pnjl6kyecu

The Importance of Being Thing Or the Trivial Role of Powering Serious IoT Scenarios

Abdelsalam Sumi Helal, Ahmed Khaled, Wyatt Lindquist
2019 2019 IEEE 39th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS)  
In this article, we call for a "Walk Before You Run" adjustment in the Internet-of-Things (IoT) research and development exercise.  ...  Also, practicing what we preach, we present our ongoing efforts on the Atlas Thing Architecture showing how it supports a variety of thing notions, and how it enables novel models for programmability.  ...  an HTTP-REST service hosted in the Mbed cloud [31] [32] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/icdcs.2019.00183 dblp:conf/icdcs/HelalKL19 fatcat:gp6ghpltrbhani3srwxi2w67iy

Software engineering for health education and care delivery systems: The Smart Condo project

Eleni Stroulia, David Chodos, Nicholas M. Boers, Jianzhao Huang, Pawel Gburzynski, Ioanis Nikolaidis
2009 2009 ICSE Workshop on Software Engineering in Health Care  
This system is responsible for inferring higher-order information about the activities of the condo's occupant and supporting the visualization of the collected information in a 2D Geographic Information  ...  In our Smart Condo project, we have deployed a sensor network with a variety of sensor types in an 850 square-foot condominium.  ...  Acknowledgments This research was funded by the IBM Centers for Advanced Studies, NSERC, iCORE, and Alberta Advanced Education and Technology.  ... 
doi:10.1109/sehc.2009.5069602 dblp:conf/icse/StrouliaCBHGN09 fatcat:zllv4dpjkbaovd7bl4n4ywaq64

Supporting heterogeneous agent mobility with ALAS

Dejan Mitrovic, Mirjana Ivanovic, Zoran Budimac, Milan Vidakovic
2012 Computer Science and Information Systems  
With the main goal of providing an effective solution to the heterogeneous agent mobility problem, a novel agent-oriented programming language, named ALAS, is proposed.  ...  The design of the ALAS platform and an experiment presented in this paper will show that an agent written in ALAS is able to work in truly heterogeneous networks of multi-agent systems.  ...  But, most importantly, the logical foundation and highly-abstracted programming constructs used by this family of languages might prove to be their greatest weakness.  ... 
doi:10.2298/csis120102025m fatcat:xksxt73vxrcipnhho7vzrg3wpa

Trust Extension Protocol for Authentication in Networks Oriented to Management (TEPANOM) [chapter]

Antonio J. Jara
2014 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This work presents a Trust Extension Protocol for Authentication in Networks Oriented to Management (TEPANOM).  ...  as smart cities, home automation, and continuous healthcare.  ...  Oriented Architecture enabling heterogeneous components interoperability (IoT6)" from the FP7 with the grant agreement no: 288445.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-10975-6_11 fatcat:szhiznajsvd37nims75r6m42ka

A Home Healthcare System in the Cloud--Addressing Security and Privacy Challenges

Mina Deng, Milan Petkovic, Marco Nalin, Ilaria Baroni
2011 2011 IEEE 4th International Conference on Cloud Computing  
This paper focuses on a home healthcare system based on cloud computing. It introduces several use cases and draws an architecture based on the cloud.  ...  In particular, security and privacy challenges are identified in the proposed cloud-based home healthcare system.  ...  Besides, the cloud service provider offers platform as a service (PaaS) and infrastructure as a service (IaaS) to host home healthcare applications.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cloud.2011.108 dblp:conf/IEEEcloud/DengPNB11 fatcat:qkujuuvu2besdlmxr4aelunnxu

REDLE: A Platform in the Cloud for Elderly Fall Detection and Push Response Tracking

Piyanuch Silapachote, Ananta Srisuphab, Jinkawin Phongpawarit, Sirikorn Visetpalitpol, Sirima Jirapasitchai
2017 ECTI Transactions on Computer and Information Technology  
We developed an affordable fall detection and response tracking application on the cloud platform; mobile cloud computing is a major evolution with rising impact in information technology and enterprises  ...  Coupled with an efficient threshold-based fall detection algorithm for instantaneous responses, REDLE achieved a near perfect fall detection rate and accurate tracking.  ...  Staying active is encouraging and proves beneficial for the elderly; it comes however at a great concern for their safety.  ... 
doi:10.37936/ecti-cit.2016102.67938 fatcat:qjsdenegpzd55cixiwh24y2mme

Converting a Dynamic in-Person Experience to Remote Life

Alicia Roybal, Emilie Waggoner, Christy Heaton, Emily Moroney, Nicole Hoff, Kelsi Miles, Angela VanDijk, Kristen Fukumoto
2021 Journal of College Orientation, Transition, and Retention  
This article details the monumental programmatic changes employed, as well as the challenges faced and lessons learned by the New Student Orientation and First-Year Experiences teams at the University  ...  This paper explores the work the Student Transitions and Family Engagement (STFE) team did to convert dynamic in-person experiences into virtual programs, advising, and courses.  ...  FYE offered supplemental sessions for the students and their families to ask questions, a special orientation session for LSA participants that allowed them to register for fall 2020 courses early, and  ... 
doi:10.24926/jcotr.v28i2.3765 fatcat:5s6tltu2hrhutipxaddgzfegam

Lessons Learned in Building a Middleware for Smart Grids

Marcel Macarulla, Michele Albano, Luis Lino Ferreira, C�sar Teixeira
2016 Journal of green engineering  
This paper presents the results of the ENCOURAGE project related to the development of a software platform to support smart grids.  ...  This paper presents the results of the ENCOURAGE project related to the development of a software platform to support smart grids.  ...  supported by EU Artemis JU funding, within the ENCOURAGE project, JU grant nr. 269354, and Arrowhead project, JU grant nr.332987, and by National Funds in Portugal (through the Portuguese Foundation for  ... 
doi:10.13052/jge1904-4720.611 fatcat:jmls3pbt6bb2bawgfazsnwyrz4

Low Cost GPS Tracking for the Elderly and Alzheimer Patients

Sara Paiva, Carlos Abreu
2012 Procedia Technology - Elsevier  
As such, new applications using emerging technologies are needed to contribute for their safety and well-being.  ...  This paper presents a low cost GPS tracking system focused on Alzheimer patients which relies in a mobile device with GPS functionality allowing to track and locate patients in near real-time.  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank students Rui Peleja and Jorge Cunha for their help on the prototype development.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.protcy.2012.09.088 fatcat:75yejzjx4bdorcfx4p7pabglfi

Connecting Smart Objects in IoT Architectures by Screen Remote Monitoring and Control

Zebo Yang, Tatsuo Nakajima
2018 Computers  
for networked intelligent devices such as smart phone, computer and smart watch, etc. and home appliances such as smart refrigerator, smart air-conditioner and smart TV, etc.  ...  Since remote screen sharing systems are also increasingly prevalent, we propose a cross-platform middleware infrastructure which supports remote monitoring and control functionalities based on remote streaming  ...  Moreover, in order to pursue better RESTful performance and reduce the payload size further, we will adopt Lightning Platform REST API [45] characteristics and criteria for the future direction, such  ... 
doi:10.3390/computers7040047 fatcat:wg3b7hvimzh4bnctcrowyv7nyy

Sustainable Platform Economy: Connections with the Sustainable Development Goals

Mayo Fuster Morell, Ricard Espelt, Melissa Renau Cano
2020 Sustainability  
The platform economy is growing exponentially while creating expectations for its potential to contribute to a sustainable development.  ...  The study is based on an empirical analysis of 60 platforms. The results show that a sustainable design of a platform economy promotes sustainable development.  ...  Malpica for her help in data analysis as well as the 20 interviewees that agreed to participate in this research. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12187640 doaj:c4ba2cae94264377b561760be22c04c8 fatcat:ec5tai67kjctbhsxgfv22yw5qm

Passionately yours: Managing emotional and spatial boundaries in lifestyle-based hospitality businesses

Hanna-Mari Ikonen
2017 Hospitality & Society  
Their business model is to host people, specifically dog owners, at their homes, offering a space to spend some leisure time and train in dog sports in a rural setting.  ...  For the host-entrepreneurs, the work is also their lifestyle and, therefore, the conventional boundaries between professional and personal life are constantly blurred.  ...  Hosts are at work while visitors have leisure time; hosts are working at home, so they no longer have a place to rest in the most typical sense and as they are in a home, visitors expect personal service  ... 
doi:10.1386/hosp.7.3.263_1 fatcat:esgbojtsjnhp7nfv4wrqurrxfu

Student Retention and Success in an RN-BSN Program: Determining Variables and Methods

Audrey Tolouian, Melissa Wholeben, Diane Rankin
2022 European Journal of Educational Sciences  
The findings indicated that several general factors contribute to retention and student success, including student support services, mandatory orientation programs for students and faculty, credit student  ...  success courses, remedial academic ability programs (which discuss support services, particularly computer tech support), and recognizing the importance of diversity in the classroom and at work.  ...  Both at home and from the University. Family and faculty support were the main themes that arose here.  ... 
doi:10.19044/ejes.v9no2a107 fatcat:p6cc7oiifjfubcz4ocxcv6cgq4

5P Health Shield for BOP Citizens: A Self-Care Approach

Vandana Parvez, Ravilochanan Parthasarathy
2015 Asian Social Science  
The program also proposes a partnership oriented plan for the chronically ill.  ...  The need for an over-arching 5P Health Shield Program/Value Your Health Program is emphasized at a pan-India level.  ...  Acknowledgements We wish to thank our families, colleagues, mentors and all our well wishers for having provided us the support to put this manuscript together.  ... 
doi:10.5539/ass.v11n12p93 fatcat:cqonw3fhljffxfcoq4twbdipxq
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