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A Personal Smart Space approach to realising Ambient Ecologies

Elizabeth Papadopoulou, Sarah Gallacher, Nick K. Taylor, M. Howard Williams
2012 Pervasive and Mobile Computing  
This paper describes the notion of a Personal Smart Space (PSS) and how it can be used to realize Ambient Ecologies.  ...  One of the main aims of research in the area of ubiquitous or pervasive computing is that of dealing with the rapidly growing number of sensors, devices and artefacts in the user"s environment, which have  ...  the Reconfigurable Room, and all those who have taken part in the evaluation of the platform thus far.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.pmcj.2011.10.008 fatcat:wbztiarhzjhbpirffhzqljze7e

Ambient Notification Environments (Dagstuhl Seminar 17161)

Lewis Chuang, Sven Gehring, Judy Kay, Albrecht Schmidt, Marc Herbstritt
2017 Dagstuhl Reports  
In this report, we present the numerous ideas and concepts of how the research community could strive toward towards realising ambient notifications.  ...  In the Dagstuhl Seminar 17161 "Ambient Notification Environments" we brought together experts from different fields related to smart homes, ambient intelligence, human-computer interaction, activity recognition  ...  Envisioning an ambient smart calendar to support aging in place. In Proceedings of the 2016 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquit-ous Computing: Adjunct (UbiComp '16).  ... 
doi:10.4230/dagrep.7.4.38 dblp:journals/dagstuhl-reports/ChuangGK017 fatcat:h3z66743i5aqpb7sqli5wbxd6y

Ambient Intelligence in the Living Room

Leonidis, Korozi, Kouroumalis, Poutouris, Stefanidi, Arampatzis, Sykianaki, Anyfantis, Kalligiannakis, Nicodemou, Stefanidi, Adamakis (+3 others)
2019 Sensors  
The emergence of the Ambient Intelligence (AmI) paradigm and the proliferation of Internet of Things (IoT) devices and services unveiled new potentials for the domain of domestic living, where the line  ...  need help or support, (d) behaves as an intelligent agent that communicates with the users in a natural manner and assists them throughout their daily activities, (e) presents a notification hub that  ...  Acknowledgments: This work has been supported by the FORTH-ICS internal RTD Programme 'Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments'.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s19225011 pmid:31744159 pmcid:PMC6891285 fatcat:ugbufsncirc3labryi4d7owrg4

An Interactive Curtain for Media Usage in the Shower

Markus Funk, Stefan Schneegass, Michael Behringer, Niels Henze, Albrecht Schmidt
2015 Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Pervasive Displays - PerDis '15  
Showering is probably the only regular and common activity that does not allow to access and interact with digital media.  ...  Our results show that participants are enthusiastic about accessing and controlling media using an interactive shower curtain.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This work is funded by the German Ministry of Economics in the project motionEAP, grant no. 01MT12021E and the German Research Foundation within the SimTech Cluster of Excellence (EXC  ... 
doi:10.1145/2757710.2757713 dblp:conf/perdis/FunkSBH015 fatcat:zpf5lp746bdgrollf3b7hn6hke

Improving Stress Management and Sleep Hygiene in Intelligent Homes

Asterios Leonidis, Maria Korozi, Eirini Sykianaki, Eleni Tsolakou, Vasilios Kouroumalis, Danai Ioannidi, Andreas Stavridakis, Margherita Antona, Constantine Stephanidis
2021 Sensors  
This work presents two systems that have been designed and developed in the context of an Intelligent Home, namely CaLmi and HypnOS, which aim to assist users that struggle with stress and poor sleep quality  ...  Both of the systems rely on real-time data collected by wearable devices, as well as contextual information retrieved from the ambient facilities of the Intelligent Home, so as to offer appropriate pervasive  ...  Acknowledgments: This work has been supported by the FORTH-ICS internal RTD Programme 'Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments'.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21072398 pmid:33808468 fatcat:dxw3gtuvvbfkjmpvrhdawkratq

Internet of Things for Smart Spaces: A University Campus Case Study

Ekaterina Gilman, Satu Tamminen, Rumana Yasmin, Eemeli Ristimella, Ella Peltonen, Markus Harju, Lauri Lovén, Jukka Riekki, Susanna Pirttikangas
2020 Sensors  
With this article, we aim to share our experience and provide real-world lessons learned when building an open, multipurpose, publicly used smart space at a University campus.  ...  Enhanced with technology, sensors, user interfaces, and various applications, such smart spaces are capable of recognizing users and situations they are in, react accordingly, e.g., by providing certain  ...  Finally, we are grateful to students for sharing the results of their study assignments and valuable thoughts regarding Tellus and smart campus development.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s20133716 pmid:32630833 pmcid:PMC7374396 fatcat:zrvnbnla5vbppkxmuhx2xlsydm

Citizens breaking out of filter bubbles

Marcus Foth, Martin Tomitsch, Laura Forlano, M. Hank Haeusler, Christine Satchell
2016 Proceedings of the 5th ACM International Symposium on Pervasive Displays - PerDis '16  
Such urban interfaces, for example in the form of pervasive displays, present an innovative avenue for addressing these issues by fostering depolarisation through engagement with civic media.  ...  One area of interest that has been investigated is the concept of Do-It-Yourself (DIY) and Do-It-With-Others (DIWO) projects that enable community groups and citizens to not only participate (on the terms  ... 
doi:10.1145/2914920.2915010 dblp:conf/perdis/FothTFHS16 fatcat:gbwxrvfeszcthk6lobcmhuw6r4

Routine as resource for the design of learning systems

Scott Davidoff
2010 Proceedings of the 12th ACM international conference adjunct papers on Ubiquitous computing - Ubicomp '10  
With only the GPS on commercial mobile phones, we can use machine learning and data mining to automatically document family logistical routines, and present that information to families to help them feel  ...  My studies of family logistics shows that family members sometimes need but do not have access to information about the plans and routines of other family members.  ...  We simulated our smart house (see Figure 3 .3) out of 6'x4' white foam-core, drew appliances on a wall of a whiteboard, and filled the environment with enough physical trappings to suggest a home: magazines  ... 
doi:10.1145/1864431.1864486 dblp:conf/huc/Davidoff10 fatcat:wq2amxpkgbevrjax7rdat7gykm

A Survey on Ambient Intelligence in Healthcare

Giovanni Acampora, Diane J. Cook, Parisa Rashidi, Athanasios V. Vasilakos
2013 Proceedings of the IEEE  
We will examine the infrastructure and technology required for achieving the vision of ambient intelligence, such as smart environments and wearable medical devices.  ...  This survey will discuss the emergence of ambient intelligence (AmI) techniques in the health care domain, in order to provide the research community with the necessary background.  ...  and calendar scraper.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jproc.2013.2262913 pmid:24431472 pmcid:PMC3890262 fatcat:vexuom74fjfyzdiraeckuenyhy

Turning pervasive computing into mediated spaces

W. Mark
1999 IBM Systems Journal  
I would also like to acknowledge the insights and suggestions of the referees. **Trademark or registered trademark of Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company (3M) or 3Com Corporation.  ...  Acknowledgments The ideas about multiperson interaction were developed in conjunction with many researchers at SRI International, particularly David Beymer, Adam Cheyer, John Dowding, Horacio Franco, Luc  ...  Finally, physical space provides a sense of place: individuals associate places with events and recurrent activities.  ... 
doi:10.1147/sj.384.0677 fatcat:q5sua3dambdpbhbyb4x6zdjtye

The Internet-of-Things: Reflections on the past, present and future from a user-centered and smart environment perspective

Jeannette Chin, Vic Callaghan, Somaya Ben Allouch
2019 Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments  
acceptance finishing with an optimistic assessment of the future of the Internet-of-Things.  ...  Finally, the paper discusses some of the big issues facing future developers and marketers of Internet-of-Things based products ranging from artificial intelligence (AI) through to customer privacy and  ...  Acknowledgement We would like to acknowledge our colleagues Dr Anasol Peña-Rios (BT Labs) for her contributions in BReal Project and Dr Graham Clarke (Essex University) who was a critical part of our early  ... 
doi:10.3233/ais-180506 fatcat:cdyspv7jerhvlpn7pvdzstly4y

Informing Caregivers Through an Assistive Tool: An Investigation of Elderly Care Metrics

Simon Klakegg, Niels van Berkel, Aku Visuri, Chu Luo, Jorge Goncalves, Simo Hosio, Hanna-Leena Huttunen, Denzil Ferreira
2017 HCI 2017  
with)computer!to!log!information! and!paper!based!information!sources!on!the!wall! Informing!Caregivers!Through!an!Assistive!Tool:!An!Investigation!of!Elderly!Care!Metrics! Klakegg!•!van!Berkel!•!  ...  an!Assistive!Tool:!An!Investigation!of!Elderly!Care!Metrics! Klakegg!•!van!Berkel!•!Visuri!•!Luo!•!Goncalves!•!Hosio!•!Huttunen!•!Ferreira! ! 3! investigates! the! primary! factors! behind!  ... 
doi:10.14236/ewic/hci2017.46 dblp:conf/bcshci/KlakeggBVLGHHF17 fatcat:oa2lhjwbqzcrrfpkw44tdrixpy

Designing for dynamic family structures

William Odom, John Zimmerman, Jodi Forlizzi
2010 Proceedings of the 8th ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems - DIS '10  
In this paper we present an overview of related research on divorce and families.  ...  While the HCI community has long investigated issues of designing for family and the home, very little attention has focused on the lives of divorced families and the ways in which interactive systems  ...  We thank Jared Cole, Brandon Frambes, and Dave Rocco for their assistance in data collection.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1858171.1858199 dblp:conf/ACMdis/OdomZF10 fatcat:mk5eda3cjncpha6uyhvkg3wij4

Socio-inspired ICT

A. Ferscha, K. Farrahi, J. van den Hoven, D. Hales, A. Nowak, P. Lukowicz, D. Helbing
2012 The European Physical Journal Special Topics  
This position paper therefore is concerned with the intersection of social behaviour and modern ICT, creating or recreating social conventions and social contexts through the use of pervasive, globe-spanning  ...  The nature and appearance of computing devices is changing to be hidden in the fabric of everyday life, invisibly networked, and omnipresent, with applications greatly being based on the notions of context  ...  Sensing and interaction with the environment does not only involve infrastructure elements such as digital signs (electronic displays) [42] , interactive walls [47, 50, 139] and smart floors [63, 131  ... 
doi:10.1140/epjst/e2012-01700-6 fatcat:q6xnvzh6avaivmvali3qk2x5ja

Programmable Smart Home Toolkits Should Better Address Households' Social Needs

Antti Salovaara, Andrea Bellucci, Andrea Vianello, Giulio Jacucci
2021 Proceedings of the 2021 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems  
Acknowledging this challenging starting point, we conducted a six-week in-the-wild study of smart-home toolkits with four carefully recruited technology-savvy families.  ...  We present analysis of those needs and discuss how enduser-programmable toolkits could better engage with both those household members who design new automated functions and those who merely 'use' them  ...  Kuparinen, Mikko Särelä, Antti Salovaara (distinct from the author), Friends of the Earth, and the Finnish Nature League for assisting with recruitment for the study.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3411764.3445770 fatcat:wq3klxaytrbnth2joydwxb2j7m
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