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A generalizable experimental framework for automated cell growth and laboratory evolution [article]

Brandon G Wong, Christopher P Mancuso, Szilvia Kiriakov, Caleb J Bashor, Ahmad S Khalil
2018 bioRxiv   pre-print
In the post-genomics era, exploration of phenotypic adaptation is limited by our ability to experimentally control selection conditions, including multi-variable and dynamic pressure regimes.  ...  We conduct high-throughput evolution of yeast across different population density niches. We perform growth selection on a yeast knockout library under temporally varying temperature regimes.  ...  Stafford for his assistance in design architecture of the system. We thank H. Khalil, A. Soltanianzadeh, A. Sun, S. Pipe, and A. Cavale for help on construction of the system.  ... 
doi:10.1101/280867 fatcat:gnjpzfbpnrdw7cuosntcsb6yqy

Designing for user attention: A method for supporting unobtrusive routine tasks

Miriam Gil, Estefanía Serral, Pedro Valderas, Vicente Pelechano
2013 Science of Computer Programming  
Designing for user attention: a method for supporting unobtrusive routine Abstract The automation of user routine tasks is one of the most important challenges in the development of Ambient Intelligence  ...  The main contribution of this article is a systematic method for supporting the design and automation of user routines that adapt their obtrusiveness level at runtime according to user attentional resources  ...  Acknowledgment This work has been developed with the support of MICINN under the project EVERYWARE TIN2010-18011 and co-financed with ERDF, in the grants program FPU, and it has also been supported by  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.scico.2013.03.002 fatcat:bxow6n2gffc5xirvfjcb6mhdw4

Hacking the Natural Habitat: An In-the-Wild Study of Smart Homes, Their Development, and the People Who Live in Them [chapter]

Sarah Mennicken, Elaine M. Huang
2012 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
, people currently in the process of planning or building smart homes, and people currently living in smart homes.  ...  , people currently in the process of planning or building smart homes, and people currently living in smart homes.  ...  Special thanks to Loxone, nomos system, geSys, myHomeAutomation.de, Zenon Schymiczek, and all other participants for their time and effort.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-31205-2_10 fatcat:vfwzdja7pvgcdbxfw5aa7tenli

Smart homes and their users: a systematic analysis and key challenges

Charlie Wilson, Tom Hargreaves, Richard Hauxwell-Baldwin
2014 Personal and Ubiquitous Computing  
Key findings within each of nine themes are analysed, grouped into three: (1) views of the smart home-functional, instrumental, socio-technical; (2) users and the use of the smart home-prospective users  ...  Through a systematic analysis of peer-reviewed literature on smart homes and their users, this paper takes stock of the dominant research themes and the linkages and disconnects between them.  ...  The research was been carried out as part of the REFIT project (''Personalised Retrofit Decision Support Tools for UK Homes using Smart Home Technology'').  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00779-014-0813-0 fatcat:j2wb72v57be7ng3wzrret64dkq

Examining Digital Assisted Living: towards a Case Study of Smart Homes for the Elderly

Niroshinie Fernando, Felix Ter Chian Tan, Rajesh Vasa, Kon Mouzakis, Ian Aitken
2016 European Conference on Information Systems  
These findings will form the theoretical foundations of a smart home project currently under development, which aims to help people to remain healthy and safe in their own home as they grow older.  ...  The initial iteration of this technology is planned to be trialled in homes of elderly users shortly, and will provide the case study for our future work.  ...  Hence, an ideal smart home needs to be able adapt to user behaviours and events, supporting diversity and evolution of choices.  ... 
dblp:conf/ecis/FernandoTVMA16 fatcat:lexfr4lvrndhffqjiclqvmq7jy

A customizable wireless food ordering system with realtime customer feedback

Noor Azah Samsudin, Shamsul Kamal Ahmad Khalid, Mohd Fikry Akmal Mohd Kohar, Zulkifli Senin, Mohd Nor Ihkasan
2011 2011 IEEE Symposium on Wireless Technology and Applications (ISWTA)  
Smart phone has been integrated in the CWOS-RTF implementation to facilitate real-time communication between restaurant owners and customers.  ...  However, the food ordering systems that have been proposed earlier exhibit limitations, primarily in cost effectiveness, allowing customizations and supporting real-time feedback to customers.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This work is supported by Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia.  ... 
doi:10.1109/iswta.2011.6089405 fatcat:hic25c4ve5aglppoxq7t7tpaoe

A Storm in an IoT Cup: The Emergence of Cyber-Physical Social Machines

Aastha Madaan, Jason Nurse, David de Roure, Kieron O'Hara, Wendy Hall, Sadie Creese
2018 Social Science Research Network  
The scale, automation, continuous sensing, and actuation capabilities of these devices add an extra dimension to the relationship between humans and machines making it difficult to understand their evolution  ...  The concept of 'social machines' is increasingly being used to characterise various socio-cognitive spaces on the Web.  ...  Smart et al (2017)  Automation.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.3250383 fatcat:4boaschqevhafitcxp6m4knaqq

A Storm in an IoT Cup: The Emergence of Cyber-Physical Social Machines [article]

Aastha Madaan and Jason R.C. Nurse and David De Roure and Kieron O'Hara and Wendy Hall and Sadie Creese
2018 arXiv   pre-print
The scale, automation, continuous sensing, and actuation capabilities of these devices add an extra dimension to the relationship between humans and machines making it difficult to understand their evolution  ...  The concept of social machines is increasingly being used to characterise various socio-cognitive spaces on the Web.  ...  Smart et al (2017) • Automation.  ... 
arXiv:1809.05904v2 fatcat:u3pkqv4scnedrahm2ftmwr2k6a

Automating unobtrusive personalized services in ambient media environments

Estefanía Serral, Miriam Gil, Pedro Valderas, Vicente Pelechano
2013 Multimedia tools and applications  
(e.g., in his mobile device, in his car, in the TV, in the lights, etc.) and stimulate their human senses.  ...  Abstract In the age of ambient media, people are surrounded by lots of physical objects (media objects) for rendering the digital world in the natural environment.  ...  Acknowledgements This work has been developed with the support of MICINN under the project EVERYWARE TIN2010-18011 and co-financed with ERDF, in the grants program FPU, and also with the support of the  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11042-013-1634-2 fatcat:mircvxuryjf7raieqy4spzv5k4

Up in the Air: When Homes Meet the Web of Things [article]

Lina Yao, Quan Z. Sheng, Boualem Benatallah, Schahram Dustdar, Xianzhi Wang, Ali Shemshadi, Anne H.H. Ngu
2017 arXiv   pre-print
We particularly focus on a research prototype named WITS, that helps the elderly live independently and safely in their own homes, with minimal support from the decreasing number of individuals in the  ...  In this paper, we report our practical experience in the design and development of a smart home system in a WoT environment.  ...  as smart homes, to address issues like monitoring the status of the elderly or chronically ill patients in their own homes.  ... 
arXiv:1512.06257v3 fatcat:s66vfz66uvd57igaki3dozsoly

Future of Human-Building Interaction

Hamed S. Alavi, Denis Lalanne, Julien Nembrini, Elizabeth Churchill, David Kirk, Wendy Moncur
2016 Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI EA '16  
In 2030, we will have a different interactive experience with our built environments, at home, at work, and even in public urban spaces.  ...  This is attributed to advancements in sensing and actuation systems that can integrate into the building infrastructures, in symbiosis with the new environmental concerns that call for new life, work,  ...  In addition to the technological developments, in the current building and urban architecture sustainability debates, the continual evolution of building is widely recognised [2] , and the user is given  ... 
doi:10.1145/2851581.2856502 dblp:conf/chi/AlaviLNCKM16 fatcat:u2wiwcztevcwjmpuzl4ttqk5li

Augmenting the Human Perception of Comfort through Interactive AI

Sailin Zhong
2022 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Extended Abstracts  
The research description outlines four case studies that bring tailored notifcations and actions to users in order to improve their comfort in the personal and social context in ofce buildings as well  ...  Comfort in work environments is highly infuenced by indoor environmental quality-the combined efects of acoustics, thermal, lighting, air quality, and so forth.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This research has been partially fnanced by the Swiss Agency for Innovation Promotion (Innosuisse), and conducted within the framework of the Smart Living Lab project, in Fribourg, Switzerland  ... 
doi:10.1145/3491101.3503809 fatcat:4v6lxiuukbei3kdu4djdcnw53e

Twenty-First-Century Smart Facilities Management: Ambient Networking in Intelligent Office Buildings [chapter]

Alea Fairchild
2019 Computer Communications and Networks  
users is not just how the relevant data is used, but 50 how the optimization of the space is taken care of.  ...  One example of how smart spaces may be used differently 90 with ambient technologies can be highlighted by the team from Robin which uses 91 meeting room assistants in their smart meeting rooms [5].  ...  It can automate conference room bookings for users just by the action 492 of the users walking into a room.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-04173-1_12 fatcat:dfbvfvhegzgrjaq7d5zdnth6ie

Behaviour Analysis in Smart Spaces

Pedro Oliveira, Paulo Matos, Paulo Novais
2016 2016 Intl IEEE Conferences on Ubiquitous Intelligence & Computing, Advanced and Trusted Computing, Scalable Computing and Communications, Cloud and Big Data Computing, Internet of People, and Smart World Congress (UIC/ATC/ScalCom/CBDCom/IoP/SmartWorld)  
We are on a new era of interaction between persons and physical spaces. Users want that those spaces smartly adapt to their preferences in a transparent way.  ...  This approach can be applied in home automation, public spaces and also incorporated at industrial level, to help build smart and autonomous factories.  ...  In their daily lives, the user moves through different spaces and situations where although there are routines, it becomes difficult to identify accurately and efficiently which are their movements and  ... 
doi:10.1109/uic-atc-scalcom-cbdcom-iop-smartworld.2016.0139 dblp:conf/uic/OliveiraMN16 fatcat:novsoqsmi5eqld77rcb4wllnbm

Security in Centralized Data Store-based Home Automation Platforms

Kaushal Kafle, Kevin Moran, Sunil Manandhar, Adwait Nadkarni, Denys Poshyvanyk
2020 ACM Transactions on Cyber-Physical Systems  
Finally, we discuss potential defenses, and the impact of the continuous evolution of smart home platforms on the practicality of security analysis.  ...  Home automation platforms enable consumers to conveniently automate various physical aspects of their homes.  ...  While both Nest and Hue share this characteristic, routines in Hue are fairly limited in scope, and their exploitation is bound to only affect the lighting of the smart home.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3418286 fatcat:wngbtqkkizdrffsueqnq4ym36y
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