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iSpace- Smart Monitoring of Higher and Further Institutions in UK

Panagiotis Petridis, Oliver Goh, Ian Dunwell, David Wortley, Sara de Freitas
2010 2010 Sixth International Conference on Intelligent Environments  
In the last decade, Further and Higher education institutes in the UK are face with demands to reduce the energy and carbon emissions as a result of the climate changes and rising energy prices. iSpace  ...  The Shaspa Service Framework enables individual users within FE/HE institutions to compare their energy consumption with others and to monitor the performance of individual buildings via the build in social  ...  In the Last Decade, further (FE) and higher (HE) education institutions are facing increasing demands to reduce energy carbon emissions as a result of climate change and rising energy prices.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ie.2010.72 dblp:conf/intenv/PetridisGDWF10 fatcat:qvv3z3yzjzdmtlnuecbpshyclq

Affective e-Learning in residential and pervasive computing environments

Liping Shen, Victor Callaghan, Ruimin Shen
2008 Information Systems Frontiers  
This article examines how emerging pervasive computing and affective computing technologies might enhance the adoption of ICT in e-Learning which takes place in the home and wider city environment.  ...  In support of this vision we describe two cutting edge ICT environments which combine to form a holistic connected future learning environment.  ...  Acknowledgements Affective e-Learning is a collaborative research project conducted between the Digital Lifestyles Center, University of Essex, UK ( and e-Learning  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10796-008-9104-5 fatcat:uuygosqhzvg7plqw5cc5qisgxq

End-user Customisation of Intelligent Environments [chapter]

Jeannette Chin, Victor Callaghan, Graham Clarke
2010 Handbook of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments  
In addition we are pleased to acknowledge the DTI (Next Wave Technologies and Markets programme) who funded the original phase of the work, Chimera (Institute for Socio-Technical Research) who advised  ...  encouraging and motivating this work in various ways, not least by their stimulating discussions and papers.  ...  In one study the Samsung Corporation, in cooperation with the American Institutes for Research, conducted a study aimed at identifying smart home requirements by interviewing and monitoring people in .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-93808-0_14 fatcat:boty7nkaxbewbgpxvzut7ciasu

Energy intelligent buildings based on user activity: A survey

Tuan Anh Nguyen, Marco Aiello
2013 Energy and Buildings  
Occupant presence and behaviour in buildings has been shown to have large impact on heating, cooling and ventilation demand, energy consumption of lighting and appliances, and building controls.  ...  In order to answer these questions, we provide a novel survey of prominent international intelligent buildings research efforts with the theme of energy saving and user activity recognition.  ...  Two most of the most often accepted definitions are proposed by the Intelligent Building Institute (IBI) of the United States and the UK-based European Intelligent Building Group (EIBG).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2012.09.005 fatcat:64hhalxntfc2nm2taml52wb3uq

Cognitive assisted living ambient system: a survey

Ruijiao Li, Bowen Lu, Klaus D. McDonald-Maier
2015 Digital Communications and Networks  
The paper provides a review of research background and technologies of AAL.  ...  We therefore need to find ways to assist older people to stay independently and prevent social isolation of these population.  ...  The COALAS project has been selected in the context of the INTERREG IVA France (Channel) -England European cross-border co-operation programme, which is co-financed by the ERDF.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.dcan.2015.10.003 fatcat:lavg35uzpveelg4ddlvii7ftky

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  
This paper introduces the Internet-of-Things (IoT) and describes its evolution from a concept proposed by Kevin Ashton in 1999 through its public emergence in 2005 in a United Nations ITU report entitled  ...  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

A Linear General Type-2 Fuzzy-Logic-Based Computing With Words Approach for Realizing an Ambient Intelligent Platform for Cooking Recipe Recommendation

Aysenur Bilgin, Hani Hagras, Joy van Helvert, Daniyal Alghazzawi
2016 IEEE transactions on fuzzy systems  
One of the daily activities that would increase the comfort levels of the users (especially people with disabilities) is cooking and performing tasks in the kitchen.  ...  while avoiding the drawbacks of type-1 and interval type-2 fuzzy sets.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT Special gratitude to Prof Jerry Mendel for his valuable contributions to the discussions, feedback and suggestions reported in this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tfuzz.2015.2453400 fatcat:oxk3neqocjev5lef5ogafzqrvm

EOSC-hub D9.2 Joint Digital Innovation Hub Introduction and Strategy

Sy Holsinger, Marcin Płóciennik
2019 Zenodo  
the overall project's Joint Digital Innovation Hub, now referred to as the EOSC Digital Innovation Hub (EOSC DIH) including the structure, management, strategy for its evolution, technical facilities and  ...  Acellera are a small (5 employees) but growing SME founded in Spain and the UK, focussed on technology for and applications of molecular dynamics.  ...  EOSC-Hub furthers the possibilities of what EUDAT alone can do in this respect.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4605604 fatcat:4ytnttjjarfsne3fi63xqqk6pm

The KINGS of Africa's Digital Economy [chapter]

Eric M.K. Osiakwan
2016 Digital Kenya  
Further, these countries have strong academic and research institutions, capable of producing the human resources required to fuel their digital economies.  ...  Africa MSCI Index of 11 % and higher than revenue from the oil and gas sector at 6 %.  ...  If we use the opportunities of mobile learning and gamifi cation and embed them in the public school system, then we can imagine a new way.  ... 
doi:10.1057/978-1-137-57878-5_3 fatcat:6b6wwhv5ufgslbhdc2gwoymd24

The Potential of Cloud Federation

2021 Zenodo  
Federations can be an effective way to deliver coordinated IT services particularly in support of public good objectives.  ...  Organizational principles and best practices of federations are described, as well as mechanisms for technical and service organization and coordination.  ...  iSpaces 66 ).  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4733566 fatcat:zywgvqxrxrbz5bvmqx3r5ocamu

Proceedings of the Seminar "Research Trends in Media Informatics"

(:Unkn)Unknown, Universität Ulm, Florian Schaub, Stefan Dietzel, Boto Zsolt Bako, Bastian Könings, Elmar Schoch, Björn Wiedersheim, Michael Weber
This seminar aims to provide an overview and a closer look at research directions and current and future challenges that are focus of active research around the world and at our Institute.  ...  Media Informatics is a broad field spanning many research directions and topics.  ...  MavHome At the University of Texas at Arlington and the Washington State University 8 , iSpace and the Adaptive Home are taken a step further.  ... 
doi:10.18725/oparu-3892 fatcat:jflgj7nspfd3pfwdkagkrbwij4

Motion planning by genetic algorithm for a redundant manipulator using an evaluation function based on criteria of skilled operators

T. Shibata, T. Abe, K. Tanie, M. Nose
Proceedings of 1995 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation  
He is a fellow of the American Physical Society and a fellow of the IOP Institute of physics of UK .His IP portfolio contains 37 patents and patent publications.  ...  Two experiments, 1) monitoring the reaction between BSA-BSA antibody, and 2) monitoring the activities of living cells in the presence or absence of trypsin in RPMI-1640 medium, were conducted to show  ... 
doi:10.1109/robot.1995.525631 dblp:conf/icra/ShibataATN95 fatcat:vzk3brbh3rh7xaln5vowvqxnue

The new middle class and urban transformation in Africa : a case study of Accra, Ghana

Komiete Tetteh
and ramifications of the nexus between the middle class expansion and the reconfigurations taking place in the urban form and space economies of cities.  ...  Seeking to tell the African version or story of the rise of the new middle class and their role in the on-going remaking of urban Africa, this thesis examines patterns of new economic activity and occupations  ...  This increase is further indicative of the enhanced access to higher education in Ghana, which has also been contributed to by a huge expansion in the number of higher educational institutions across the  ... 
doi:10.14288/1.0300342 fatcat:4bxi53bxazcphluilptova65ly

Spatial modeling of activity and user assistance in instrumented environments [article]

Christoph Stahl, Universität Des Saarlandes, Universität Des Saarlandes
This work is rooted in our AI group's collaborative effort to instrument the lab with ubiquitous computing technology and the experience of being involved in the development of various user assistance  ...  The method addresses typical design issues, such as the modeling of users' needs and the choice and placement of sensors and actuators for humanenvironment interaction.  ...  iSpace, University of Essex, Colchester, UK The intelligent dormitory 2 (iSpace) 24 University of Essex is a two bedroom flat at the that has been designed for research into intelligent buildings and adaptive  ... 
doi:10.22028/d291-26006 fatcat:zvpfjdou3jerrbov6qo3gb5nn4

Exploring the out-of-school writing practices of three children aged 9 - 10 years old and how these practices travel across and within the domains of home and school

Elizabeth May Chamberlain
The principal research methods were the collation of the children's writing artefacts, together with video and photographic footage of in-action practices in home settings, school observations and writing  ...  In so doing, teachers would be better able to build on these experiences, leading to new and shared ways of conceptualising writing in English primary classrooms.  ...  S: Very useful and I started doing it in Year 4 because I saw iSPACE when I went into Year 5, and I saw the iSPACE. And I went, "Hmmm."  ... 
doi:10.21954/ fatcat:2kk6bd7m45bnvlnynl3bwl4eri