Pervasive Computing for Quality of Life Enhancement: 5th by Kotaro Matsumoto, Goro Obinata (auth.), Takeshi Okadome,

By Kotaro Matsumoto, Goro Obinata (auth.), Takeshi Okadome, Tatsuya Yamazaki, Mounir Makhtari (eds.)

This e-book constitutes the refereed complaints of the fifth foreign convention On shrewdpermanent houses and healthiness Telematics, ICOST 2007, held in Nara, Japan in June 2007.

The 25 revised complete papers awarded have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from a complete of eighty one submissions. The papers tackle present learn in augmented environments having the ability to consolidate embedded pcs, info home equipment, micro/nano platforms, and multi-modal sensors to supply humans remarkable degrees of entry to details and the help of info and communique know-how. The papers current the newest methods and technical suggestions within the region of clever houses, future health telematics, and rising allowing technologies.

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This can lead to conflicts and erroneous behaviors. Building upon the experience learned during the implementation of the Gator Tech Smart House, we proposed and experimented with a new context-driven programming model to address some of these shortcomings. In other existing models, contexts only complement the traditional programming; our model uses contexts as the primary building blocks. Programmers build the context graph that captures all possible states that are of interest in the smart space.

We also denote action prefixing using the symbol ‘;’ to indicate that we first perform statement S1 and after which we execute the remaining statement S2. Using the description of an intentional effect it is now straightforward to identify whether or not two actuators conflict with each other. Two actuators ai and aj are in conflict in context u if gi(u) ∩ gj(u) = ∅. That is, the invocation of ai leads to a state of the world that is disjoint from the state to which the invocation of aj will lead, hence this state of the world can never arise.

Composing pervasive data using iql. In: Proceedings of the Fourth IEEEWorkshop on Mobile Computing Systems and Applications, IEEE Computer Society, 94 (2002) 15. : Dfuse: a framework for distributed data fusion. In: Proceedings of the first international conference on Embedded networked sensor systems, pp. 114–125. ACM Press, New York (2003) 16. edu Abstract. Tracking the movement of people in indoor environments is useful for a variety of applications including elderly care, study of shopper behavior in shopping centers, security etc.

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