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Easing the Smart Home: Translating Human Hierarchies to Intelligent Environments [chapter]

Manuel García–Herranz, Pablo A. Haya, Xavier Alamán
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This article presents a solution translating human hierarchies to the Ubicomp domain, in a continuing effort for leveraging the control capabilities of the inhabitants in their on-growing capable environments  ...  Ubiquitous computing research have extended traditional environments in the so-called Intelligent Environments.  ...  This work was partially funded by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Technology through the HADA project(TIN2007-64718) and by the chair UAM-Indra of Ambient Intelligence.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-02478-8_137 fatcat:dtce2wiq2zef5owbnlncmutugq

A Framework for Anomaly Diagnosis in Smart Homes Based on Ontology

Etienne Pardo, David Espes, Philippe Le-Parc
2016 Procedia Computer Science  
Smart homes are pervasive environments to enhance the comfort, the security, the safety and the energy consumption of the residence.  ...  An ambient intelligence system uses information of devices to represent the context of the home and its residents.  ...  Introduction Smart homes refer to residences equipped with technology to monitor the environment and provide advance services based on the context of daily life activities of the inhabitants.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2016.04.255 fatcat:o2gzya3levaovpaqarhg5cgpi4

Monitoring user activities in smart home environments

Sajid Hussain, Senol Zafer Erdogen, Jong Hyuk Park
2008 Information Systems Frontiers  
Wireless sensor networks (WSNs) enable smart environments to create pervasive and ubiquitous applications, which give context-aware and scalable services to the end users.  ...  Further, the variation in received signal strength indicator values is used for knowledge extraction. Experiments are conducted in an in-door room environment to determine the activities of a person.  ...  We present an architecture and design of a webbased application to provide continuous and intelligent monitoring for smart homes.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10796-008-9124-1 fatcat:b2ilw4fcrfhefjefsvu6e4n2hi

Ubiquitous robotics for knowledge-based auto-configuration system within smart home environment

Mustafa Al-Khawaldeh, Ibrahim Al-Naimi, Xi Chen, Philip Moore
2016 2016 7th International Conference on Information and Communication Systems (ICICS)  
of the distance.  ...  To the soul of my sister Mariam, who dreamt of seeing me being awarded my doctorate. Her faithfulness and prayers were a ray of hope for my success. You brought me a smile.  ...  One of the crucial challenges faced by smart homes is to provide intelligent support reliably within the home environment. Intelligence is an important feature of the smart home.  ... 
doi:10.1109/iacs.2016.7476100 fatcat:cgw6w665y5cu7jiessgpmw5ita

An Interoperable Concept for Controlling Smart Homes – The ASK-IT Paradigm [chapter]

Evangelos Bekiaris, Kostas Kalogirou, Alexandros Mourouzis, Mary Panou
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Building on previous experience with similar systems and existing gaps over the full potential of automated support, both at home and on the move, new concepts and objectives are defined for R&D on smart  ...  homes.  ...  In particular, is now clear that it will be necessary to establish an appropriate balance between automated learning on the part of the intelligent environment, human behaviour patterns, and human intervention  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-02580-8_41 fatcat:jyedzi7dyffvddklsrtc4fl4iq

An adaptive network architecture for home- and building environments

Rolf Kistler, Stefan Knauth, Alexander Klapproth
2008 2008 IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation  
On the other side, many electronic devices from other domains have found their way into home-and building environments.  ...  There is the vision of an intelligent home/building with one integrated network in which all devices work together seamlessly.  ...  intelligent human machine interaction that could be part of such a system.  ... 
doi:10.1109/etfa.2008.4638410 dblp:conf/etfa/KistlerKK08 fatcat:anywpb7w4be7lpp7ewokuh7oiy

Caregiver development of activity-supporting services for smart homes

Rafik Belloum, Amel Yaddaden, Maxime Lussier, Nathalie Bier, Charles Consel
2021 Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments  
service is uploaded in an existing smart home platform and interpreted by a dedicated component, carrying out the caregiver-defined service.  ...  Supporting older people in performing their everyday activities is a major avenue of research in smart homes.  ...  Given that performing ADLs at home often translates into interactions of a user with their environment, a smart home is a promising infrastructure for monitoring ADLs.  ... 
doi:10.3233/ais-210616 fatcat:m54eg6ndz5ds7eyzfqpq76jml4

Integration of Service Robots in the Smart Home [chapter]

Mercedes R. Fernández Alcalá, José M. Maestre, Javier Ramírez de la Pinta
2011 Service Robotics within the Digital Home  
Like human beings, smart homes and intelligent robots should be able to sense their environments, reason and make decisions and respond to tasks and unexpected events quickly.  ...  To achieve such a goal, scientists and engineers have been trying hard to capture the essence of human intelligence in our homes and robots to make them intelligent to function well in the real world.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-94-007-1491-5_4 fatcat:moligfdaybf4fe4o4u7pivtcw4

End users' motivations as a key for the adoption of the home energy management system

Jarosław Kowalski, Bożena Ewa Matusiak
2019 International Journal of Management and Economics  
The creation of a smart home energy management system (HEMS), which will help end users to manage the produced electricity, was the goal of the project entitled "e-balance – Balancing Energy Production  ...  Research with potential users carried out within the project showed that the existence of such systems in the home environment redefines the concept of electricity, which becomes tangible and always present  ...  We would like to extend our thanks to all participants/researchers of the e-balance project for their invaluable contributions.  ... 
doi:10.2478/ijme-2019-0002 fatcat:ljziui3pvjh4fe7srdcwbhg6pa

Major requirements for building Smart Homes in Smart Cities based on Internet of Things technologies

Terence K.L. Hui, R. Simon Sherratt, Daniel Díaz Sánchez
2017 Future generations computer systems  
The recent boom in the Internet of Things (IoT) will turn Smart Cities and Smart Homes (SH) from hype to reality.  ...  SH is the major building block for Smart Cities and have long been a dream for decades, hobbyists in the late 1970s made Home Automation (HA) possible when personal computers started invading home spaces  ...  sensing environment in ambient intelligence [41] .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.future.2016.10.026 fatcat:pyoiacst75hsxj7te3h2ucrq2q

The Elderly's Independent Living in Smart Homes: A Characterization of Activities and Sensing Infrastructure Survey to Facilitate Services Development

Qin Ni, Ana García Hernando, Iván de la Cruz
2015 Sensors  
Human activity detection within smart homes is one of the basis of unobtrusive wellness monitoring of a rapidly aging population in developed countries.  ...  Related to this, the main contributions of this review are the following: first, we propose a classification of the main activities considered in smart home scenarios which are targeted to older people's  ...  Acknowledgments Authors would like to thank the Department of Telematic and Electronic Engineering (DTE), of Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, for its support to the open access publication of this research  ... 
doi:10.3390/s150511312 pmid:26007717 pmcid:PMC4481963 fatcat:uli7lirjr5eddfydmfdscblljy

SVSHI: Secure and Verified Smart Home Infrastructure [article]

Andrea Veneziano, Samuel Chassot
2022 arXiv   pre-print
of the most used smart buildings standards.  ...  Smart infrastructures uses are growing and with them the need for dependability and correctness.  ...  We would also like to thank our families, who made all of this possible, and our girlfriends, whose support and patience have been essential to our studies.  ... 
arXiv:2206.11786v1 fatcat:ibdazoxakfd7jd655gl4tlckda

ComfOnt: A Semantic Framework for Indoor Comfort and Energy Saving In Smart Homes

Daniele Spoladore, Atieh Mahroo, Alberto Trombetta, Marco Sacco
2019 Electronics  
ComfOnt serves as a knowledge base for a prototypical application (DECAM) dedicated to Smart Home inhabitants; the architecture and the functionalities of DECAM are here presented.  ...  ComfOnt leverages knowledge regarding Smart Home inhabitants and their particular needs, the devices deployed inside the domestic environment (appliances, sensors, and actuators), the amount of their energy  ...  Introduction In the last decades research regarding the Smart Home (SH) has widely increased.  ... 
doi:10.3390/electronics8121449 fatcat:cfcngtuyh5c6xprjtpu6kraoy4

Future Spaces: Reinventing the Home Network for Better Security and Automation in the IoT Era

Mathieu Boussard, Dinh Thai Bui, Richard Douville, Pascal Justen, Nicolas Le Sauze, Pierre Peloso, Frederik Vandeputte, Vincent Verdot
2018 Sensors  
We present Future Spaces, an end-to-end hardware-software prototype providing fine-grained control over IoT connectivity to enable easy and secure management of smart homes.  ...  Smart homes are a peculiar type of CPS where the local networking fundamentals have seen little evolution in the past decades, while the context in which home networks operate has drastically evolved.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to thank their Nokia Bell Labs colleagues who have also contributed to this work at some point in time, in particular Erwin Six, Paul Cautereels, Werner Liekens  ... 
doi:10.3390/s18092986 pmid:30205437 pmcid:PMC6163927 fatcat:yzjvetsiizcmzkhfdtf6k7pbqi

Usage Control Model for Digital Rights Management in Digital Home Networks

Zhiyong Zhang, Tao Huang, Danmei Niu, Lili Zhang
2011 Journal of Multimedia  
RCDUCM is visually modeled by Unified Modeling Language to shorten the gap between the theoretical model and digital rights management applications.  ...  The digital home network (DHN) is confronted with the open issue of digital rights management, and there is a lack of a formalized usage control model as well as some killer applications.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT We would like to express our gratitude to the anonymous reviewers of this paper for their helpful comments and suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.4304/jmm.6.4.376-383 fatcat:22463aypzvasba6mko2guvxgqq
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