3rd Symposium of Ubiquitous Computing and Ambient Intelligence 2008 / Edition 1

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The Symposium on Ubiquitous Computing and Ambient Intelligence (UCAmI) began as a workshop held in 2003 in San Sebastián (Spain) under the Spanish Artificial Intelligence Conference. This event gathered 32 attendees and 18 papers were presented. The second edition, already as a Symposium, took place in Granada (Spain) under the first Spanish Computer Science Conference (CEDI). Later, in 2006, a second workshop was celebrated in Ciudad Real and, in 2007; the second Symposium was organized in Zaragoza by the CEDI conference. Now we continue to work on the organization of this event in Salamanca, a beautiful Spanish city.

The European Community and the Sixth and Seventh Framework Programs encourage researchers to explore the generic scope of the AmI vision. In fact, some researchers have a crucial role in this vision. Emile Aarts from Philips describes Ambient Intelligence as "the integration of technology into our environment, so that people can freely and interactively utilize it". This idea agrees with the proposal of Mark Weiser regarding the Ubiquitous Computing paradigm.

The UCAmI community tries to join experts around the world in order to promote collaborations and to put into practice studies for involving people into intelligent environments so that the "Everyday Computing" concept can be a reality. The UCAmI technical program includes 40 papers (31 long paper, 6 short paper and 3 doctoral consortium) selected from a submission pool of 56 papers, from 11 different countries.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783540858669
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 12/25/2008
  • Series: Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing (Closed), #51
  • Edition description: 2009
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 354
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

A Framework for the Reconfiguration of Ubicomp Systems Pau Giner Carlos Cetina Joan Fons Vicente Pelechano 1

HI[superscript 3] Project: Software Architecture System for Elderly Care in a Retirement Home A. Paz-Lopez G. Varela J. Monroy S. Vazquez-Rodriguez R.J. Duro 11

An Architecture for Secure Ambient Intelligence Environments Daniel Serrano Antonio Mana Pedro Soria-Rodriguez Ana Pinuela Athanasios-Dimitrios Sotirious 21

An Architecture for Ambient Intelligent Environments Carlos Ramos 30

A Hardware Based Infrastructure for Agent Protection Antonio Munoz Antonio Mana 39

Performance Evaluation of J2ME and Symbian Applications in Smart Camera Phones Celeste Campo Carlos Garcia-Rubio Alberto Cortes 48

Extended Bluetooth Naming for Empowered Presence and Situated Interaction with Public Displays Rui Jose Francisco Bernardo 57

Infrastructural Support for Ambient Assisted Living Diego Lopez-de-Ipina Xabier Laiseca Ander Barbier Unai Aguilera Aitor Almeida Pablo Orduna Juan Ignacio Vazquez 66

ALZ-MAS 2.0; A Distributed Approach for Alzheimer Health Care Oscar Garcia Dante I. Tapia Alberto Saavedra Ricardo S. Alonso Israel Garcia 76

Ambient Assisted Living Ricardo Costa Davide Carneiro Paulo Novais Luis Lima Jose Machado Alberto Marques Jose Neves 86

Quality of Service in Wireless e-Emergency: Main Issues and a Case-Study Oscar Gama Paulo Carvalho J.A. Afonso P.M. Mendes 95

Sentient Displays in Support of Hospital Work Daniela Segura Jesus Favela Monica Tentori 103

University Smart Poster: Study of NFC Technology Applications for University Ambient Irene Luque Ruiz Miguel Angel Gomez-Nieto 112

Touching Services: The Tag-NFC Structure Gabriel ChaviraSalvador W. Nava Ramon Hervas Vladimir Villarreal Jose Bravo Julio C. Barrientos Marcos Azuara 117

Interaction by Contact for Supporting Alzheimer Sufferers Jose Bravo Carmen Fuentes Ramon Hervas Gregorio Casero Rocio Gallego Marcos Vergara 125

Secure Integration of RFID Technology in Personal Documentation for Seamless Identity Validation Pablo Najera Francisco Moyano Javier Lopez 134

Semantic Model for Facial Emotion to Improve the Human Computer Interaction in AmI Isaac Lera Diana Arellano Javier Varona Carlos Juiz Ramon Puigjaner 139

Bridging the Gap between Services and Context in Ubiquitous Computing Environments Using an Effect- and Condition-Based Model Aitor Urbieta Ekain Azketa Inma Gomez Jorge Parra Nestor Arana 149

Modeling the Context-Awareness Service in an Aspect-Oriented Middleware for AmI Lidia Fuentes Nadia Gamez 159

An Agent-Based Component for Identifying Elders' At-Home Risks through Ontologies Marcela D. Rodriguez Cecilia Curlango Juan P. Garcia-Vazquez 168

Risk Patient Help and Location System Using Mobile Technologies Diego Gachet Manuel de Buenaga Jose C. Cortizo Victor Padron 173

Atlintida: A Robust Indoor Ultrasound Location System: Design and Evaluation Enrique Gonzalez Laura Prados Antonio J. Rubio Jose C. Segura Angel de la Torre Jose M. Moya Pablo Rodriguez Jose L. Martin 180

Standard Multimedia Protocols for Localization in "Seamless Handover" Applications Jorge Parra Josu Bilbao Aitor Urbieta Ekain Azketa 191

Location Based Services: A New Area for the Use of Super-Resolution Algorithms Raul O. Gonzalez-Pacheco Garcia Manuel Felipe Catedra Perez 201

Developing Ubiquitous Applications through Service-Oriented Abstractions J. Antonio Garcia-Macias Edgardo Aviles-Lopez 210

Flexeo: An Architecture for Integrating Wireless Sensor Networks into the Internet of Things Juan Ignacio Vazquez Aitor Almeida Iker Doamo Xabier Laiseca Pablo Orduna 219

A Mobile Peer-to-Peer Network of CBR Agents to Provide e-Assistance Eduardo Rodriguez Daniel A. Rodriguez Juan C. Burguillo Vicente Romo 229

An Ambient Assisted-Living Architecture Based on Wireless Sensor Networks Javier Andreu Jaime Viudez Juan A. Holgado 239

Hermes: A FP7 Funded Project towards Computer-Aided Memory Management Via Intelligent Computations Jianmin Jiang Arjan Geven Shaoyan Zhang 249

Reinforcement Learning of Context Models for a Ubiquitous Personal Assistant Sofia Zaidenberg Patrick Reignier James L. Crowley 254

An Approach to Dynamic Knowledge Extension and Semantic Reasoning in Highly-Mutable Environments Aitor Almeida Diego Lopez-de-Ipina Unai Aguilera Iker Larizgoitia Xabier Laiseca Pablo Orduna Ander Barbier 265

Learning Accurate Temporal Relations from User Actions in Intelligent Environments Asier Aztiria Juan C. Augusto Alberto Izaguirre Diane Cook 274

Advanced Position Based Services to Improve Accessibility Celia Gutierrez 284

PIViTa: Taxonomy for Displaying Information in Pervasive and Collaborative Environments Ramon Hervas Salvador W. Nava Gabriel Chavira Vladimir Villarreal Jose Bravo 293

Data Management in the Ubiquitous Meteorological Data Service of the America's Cup Eduardo Aldaz Jose A. Mocholi Glyn Davies Javier Jaen 302

A Proposal for Facilitating Privacy-Aware Applications in Active Environments Abraham Esquivel Pablo A. Haya Manuel Garcia-Herranz Xavier Alaman 312

People as Ants: A Multi Pheromone Ubiquitous Approach for Intelligent Transport Systems Jorge Sousa Carlos Bento 321

A System of Cooperation Based on Ubiquitous Environments for Protection against Fires in Buildings Clarissa Lopez Juan Botia 326

CARM: Composable, Adaptive Resource Management System in Ubiquitous Computing Environments Roberto Morales Marisa Gil 335

Mobile Habits: Inferring and Predicting User Activities with a Location-Aware Smartphone Andrei Papliatseyeu Oscar Mayora 343

Author Index 353

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