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An Ontology Oriented Architecture for Context Aware Services Adaptation [article]

Hatim Guermah, Tarik Fissaa, Hatim Hafiddi, Mahmoud Nassar and Abdelaziz Kriouile
2014 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper, we present an ontology based approach for the development of context aware services.  ...  Ontologies presents the most promising instrument for context modeling and managing due to their high and formal expressiveness and the possibilities for applying ontology reasoning techniques.  ...  This architectural model is designed to provide a structural diagram to enable the coordination, cooperation and configuration of distributed functionality in a context aware platform.  ... 
arXiv:1404.3280v1 fatcat:qisxmqb5e5ct3l4lajmktb3fxq

A Survey on Ontologies for Context Reasoning

Yoosoo Oh
2015 Indian Journal of Science and Technology  
"A valid meta-model is an ontology, but not all ontologies are modeled explicitly as metamodels 14" .  ...  It shares and presents OWL. • RDF123 is a web service for converting data to an RDF graph. • HOZO is an ontology visualization tool that supports group ontology developments. • OWLViz is a visual editor  ... 
doi:10.17485/ijst/2015/v8i1/84648 fatcat:7lqvvfgiznbtbhwb2rylccm3ii

Ambient Middleware for Context-Awareness (AMiCA)

Karen Lee, Tom Lunney, Kevin Curran, Jose Santos
2009 International Journal of Ambient Computing and Intelligence (IJACI)  
The objective of the work outlined in this research plan is the development of an Ambient Middleware framework for Context-awareness wireless devices which will offer new opportunities for application  ...  Context and context-awareness have been central issues in Ambient Intelligent (AmI) research for the last decade.  ...  ., (2003) base the Service-Oriented Context-Aware Middleware or SOCAM architecture on the idea of using Web Ontology Language (OWL) to model context.  ... 
doi:10.4018/jaci.2009070105 fatcat:bq6nn2jv6bgojnkathszprs3iy

Automated Context-Aware Service Selection for Collaborative Systems [chapter]

Hong Qing Yu, Stephan Reiff-Marganiec
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The approach includes context modelling, generation of context-aware selection criteria and a suitable service selection methodology.  ...  Particularly, the promise of inexpensive context-aware collaboration devices and contextawareness for supporting the selection of suitable services at run-time have provoked growing adoptation of SOA in  ...  This work is partially supported by EU inContext (Interaction and Context Based Technologies for Collaborative Teams) project: IST-2006-034718.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-02144-2_23 fatcat:lntw7niptrezhklv2go7xptf5e

Steps towards a system for inferring the interruptibility status of knowledge workers

Lukas Ruge, Jörg Cassens, Martin Christof Kindsmüller, Michael Herczeg
2010 Proceedings of the First International Conference on Intelligent Interactive Technologies and Multimedia - IITM '10  
We describe the concept of MATe and its components and present related work on interruption handling and ontology-based reasoning as well as outline our current and future research in the area of context-aware  ...  One of the goals of the ambient intelligent computing framework MATe (Mate for Awareness in Teams) is to prevent unwanted interruptions and at the same time improve social interaction.  ...  The deduced contextual information can then be distributed to services that can make further use of it (context-sensitivity [14] ). Availability of raw contextual data is no longer an issue.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1963564.1963608 fatcat:dbronf2scjcdvjyfcmuxfhxfy4

A Context Information Manager for Pervasive Environments

Jérôme Euzenat, Jérôme Pierson, Fano Ramparany
2006 European Conference on Artificial Intelligence  
We have developed an extensible context model using semantic web technologies and a context information management component that enable the interaction between context information producer devices and  ...  In a pervasive computing environment, heterogeneous devices need to communicate in order to provide services adapted to the situation of users.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Fano Ramparany and Jérôme Pierson are partially supported by the European project Amigo (IST-2004-004182); Jérôme Euzenat is partially supported by the European network of excellence Knowledge  ... 
dblp:conf/ecai/EuzenatPR06 fatcat:sgjjbfatazdrhleebuihmvy4qa

Formal modelling, knowledge representation and reasoning for design and development of user-centric pervasive software: a meta-review

Ahmet Soylu, Patrick De Causmaecker, Davy Preuveneers, Yolande Berbers, Piet Desmet
2011 International Journal of Metadata, Semantics and Ontologies  
An amalgamation of model driven development and ontologies has been envisaged as a promising direction in recent literature.  ...  The core contribution of this paper lies in providing an elaborate and exploratory discussion of the problem and solution spaces along with a multidisciplinary meta-review and identification of complementary  ...  ., any realisation of source meta-models or target meta-models), and an appropriate language for formalisation.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijmso.2011.046595 fatcat:y4u2l35hfzfxni2ggu3osdabsi

Semantic Middleware for Context Services Composition in Ubiquitous Computing

Abdelghani Chibani, Karim Djouani, Yacine Amirat
2008 Proceedings of the 1st International ICST Conference on Mobile Wireless Middleware, Operating Systems and Applications  
Aggregation of contextual knowledge is modeled using services composition mechanism along with dynamic discovery of available service agents enabled through hierarchical and distributed context directories  ...  The proposed middleware is applied to the design of travel organization service scenario, based on the composition of some ad hoc context services.  ...  For us, an efficient context modeling technique should exhibit characteristics like flexibility, extensibility, expressiveness, and reasoning which are very necessary to enable context awareness.  ... 
doi:10.4108/icst.mobilware2008.2486 dblp:conf/mobilware/ChibaniDA08 fatcat:lfqx3ad5q5e7jbwa2vz3q7tkm4

Modeling and Reasoning about Preference-Based Context-Aware Agents over Heterogeneous Knowledge Sources

Ijaz Uddin, Abdur Rakib, Hafiz Mahfooz Ul Haque, Phan Cong Vinh
2017 Journal on spesial topics in mobile networks and applications  
A Protégé plug-in for rules extraction from distributed ontologies has been developed, which allows us to model context-aware agents using the notion of multi-context systems.  ...  The use of the proposed framework A preliminary version of this work under the title "Modelling and Reasoning About Context-Aware Agents over Heterogeneous is illustrated using a simple fact-based preference  ...  The formal context modeling and reasoning about context is one of the fundamental research areas in context-aware computing.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11036-017-0899-5 fatcat:qmbl37ajlfd7voj22ev7zznyaq

A Comprehensive Context Modeling Framework for Pervasive Computing Systems [chapter]

Roland Reichle, Michael Wagner, Mohammad Ullah Khan, Kurt Geihs, Jorge Lorenzo, Massimo Valla, Cristina Fra, Nearchos Paspallis, George A. Papadopoulos
2008 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This layered approach facilitates a model-driven development of context-aware applications.  ...  The proposed context model follows an ontology-based approach and has three layers of abstraction, i.e. conceptual layer, exchange layer, and functional layer.  ...  The authors of this paper would like to thank their partners in the MUSIC-IST project and acknowledge the partial financial support given to this research by the European Union (6th Framework Programme  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-68642-2_23 fatcat:p43tuo53rfdf3bngi5yiwysxja

Intelligible software delivery in smart environments supported by a macro and micro context awareness model

Charles Gouin-Vallerand, Patrice Roy, Bessam Abdulrazak, Sylvain Giroux, Anind Dey
2013 Health and Technology  
This paper describes the micro and macro context awareness model and its uses in the implementation of a service provision system for smart environments.  ...  Smart environments help to increase the autonomy and quality of life of people with special needs (PwSN) through adapted assistive services.  ...  The service provision framework describe the ubiquitous environment through a meta-ontology [1] described in the Web Ontology Language (OWL), which presents the context information through Resource Description  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12553-013-0047-6 fatcat:5xrl47pha5bs7obuztzpp3vfaq

A semantic-based access control mechanism using semantic technologies

Moussa Amir Ehsan, Morteza Amini, Rasool Jalili
2009 Proceedings of the 2nd international conference on Security of information and networks - SIN '09  
The paper clarifies the usability of the designed mechanism through some examples of an elections system case study.  ...  In order to overcome the shortcomings of the recent frameworks and mechanisms for semantic-based access control, this paper presents a semantic-based, context-aware, and multi-domain enabled framework  ...  MA(DL) 2 is a semantic-based context-aware multi-domain access control model. The model is based on MA(DL) 2 logic, which is a combination of a type of Deontic Logic and Description Logic.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1626195.1626259 dblp:conf/sin/EhsanAJ09 fatcat:x2wfycrf5ffypotvx5ncub226i

Towards a Generic Context Model for BPM

Oumaima Saidani, Colette Rolland, Selmin Nurcan
2015 2015 48th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences  
This paper introduces a new context modeling approach for the business process management field.  ...  This approach has the particularity to be generic and extensible; it can be integrated with many business process modeling approaches.  ...  The two meta-models are related through the class Business process component (BPC) that belongs to a business process meta-model and Contextual situation which belongs to the proposed context meta-model  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2015.494 dblp:conf/hicss/SaidaniRN15 fatcat:27pvtretwzd3xasivp5ajw3zxa

Put the User in Control: Ontology-Driven Meta-level Interaction for Pervasive Environments

Geert Vanderhulst, Kris Luyten, Karin Coninx
2008 2008 First International Workshop on Ontologies in Interactive Systems  
We present a semantic meta-layer that encapsulates a model, view and controller to support the design of context-aware pervasive applications that can be controlled and evaluated by the end-users at runtime  ...  When the complexity of such an environment is masked by the underlying computing system, end-users are often left with limited or no control over their interactive space.  ...  Acknowledgments Part of the research at EDM is funded by EFRO (European Fund for Regional Development) and the Flemish Government.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ontoract.2008.15 fatcat:uw6qx3nxcrbynjn7owltvrdmce

CoOL: A Context Ontology Language to Enable Contextual Interoperability [chapter]

Thomas Strang, Claudia Linnhoff-Popien, Korbinian Frank
2003 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
A core component of this architecture is a reasoner which infers conclusions about the context based on an ontology built with CoOL.  ...  A Context Ontology Language (CoOL) is derived from the model, which may be used to enable context-awareness and contextual interoperability during service discovery and execution in a proposed distributed  ...  context-aware services and context-aware service usage.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-40010-3_21 fatcat:jfojtqywwrh4hl6gbnky5dpl5y
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