Ambient Intelligence: First European Symposium, EUSAI 2003, Veldhoven, The Netherlands, November 3.-4, 2003, Proceedings / Edition 1

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Overview

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the First European Symposium on Ambient Intelligence, EUSAI 2003, held in Veldhoven, The Netherlands in November 2003.

The 32 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected for presentation in the book. The papers are organized in topical sections on ubiquitous computing, context awareness, intelligence, and natural interaction. Ambient intelligence refers to a world in which people are surrounded with electronic environments that are sensitive and responsive to people. More specifically this means that electronic devices are bound to disappear into people's backgrounds by integrating them into the environment extending their functionality to provide ubiquitous communication, information, and entertainment through inobtrusive and natural interaction with the user.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783540204183
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 12/5/2003
  • Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science Series , #2875
  • Edition description: 2003
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 432
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.91 (d)

Table of Contents

Track 1. Ubiquitous Computing.- Find a Meeting.- Some Issues on Presentations in Intelligent Environments.- A Reactive QoS Routing Prool for Ad Hoc Networks.- User Mobility Model in an Active Office.- Multimodal Mobile Robot Control Using Speech Application Language Tags.- Energy Consumption Routing for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks.- Ubiquitous Attentiveness – Enabling Context-Aware Mobile Applications and Services.- Real Time Application Support in an Ambient Network Using Intelligent Mobile Robots.- Track 2. Context Awareness.- Context Driven Observation of Human Activity.- Interacting in Desktop and Mobile Context: Emotion, Trust, and Task Performance.- Ultrasonic 3D Position Estimation Using a Single Base Station.- Wearable Context Aware Terminal for Maintenance Personnel.- Sensor Fusion for Augmented Reality.- Context Awareness of Everyday Objects in a Household.- Position-Based Interaction for Indoor Ambient Intelligence Environments.- Vision-Based Localization for Mobile Platforms.- Multi-sensor Activity Context Detection for Wearable Computing.- Track 3. Intelligence.- Towards Computer Understanding of Human Interactions.- Experimental Evaluation of Variations in Primary Features Used for Accelerometric Context Recognition.- Lino, the User-Interface Robot.- Indexing and Profiling in a Consumer Movies Catalog Browsing Tool.- An Integrated Framework for Supporting Photo Retrieval Activities in Home Environments.- A Robotic Assistant for Ambient Intelligent Meeting Rooms.- Correlating Sensors and Activities in an Intelligent Environment: A Logistic Regression Approach.- Methods for Online Management of AmI Capabilities Relative to Users’ Goals.- Track 4. Natural Interaction.- Interaction Design for the Disappearing Computer.- Natural Language Processing and Multimedia Browsing Concrete and Potential Contributions.- A Physical Selection Paradigm for Ubiquitous Computing.- Users’ Preferences for Ubiquitous Computing Applications at Home.- Experiences Managing and Maintaining a Collection of Interactive Office Door Displays.- Applications of Vision-Based Attention-Guided Perceptive Devices to Aware Environments.- Addressing Interpersonal Communication Needs through Ubiquitous Connectivity: Home and Away.

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