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ISBN-13: 9781441945587
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 11/05/2010
Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2009
Pages: 290
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Contributing Authors ix

Introduction Wolfgang Minker Michael Weber xvii

References xxi

1 Assistive Environments for Successful Aging Abdelsalam (Sumi) Helal Jeffrey King Raja Bose Hicham EL-Zabadani Youssef Kaddourah 1

1 Introduction 1

2 Assistive Services in the Gator Tech Smart House 3

3 Technological Enablers for the Gator Tech Smart House 12

4 Status of the Gator Tech Smart House 24

5 Conclusion 24

References 25

2 Do Digital Homes Dream of Electric Families? Brian David Johnson 27

1 Introduction 27

2 User Experience Group Overview: Understanding People to Build Better Technology 29

3 Guiding Principles for Global Research and Product Investigation 30

4 Houses are Hairy: The Need for Experience Design 30

5 Consumer Experience Architecture in Industry 32

6 Technology for Humans: A Design Framework 33

7 Conclusion: How I Learned to Stop Worrying About the Future and Love Science Fiction: A Challenge 38

References 39

3 An Architecture that Supports Task-Centered Adaptation Achilles D. Kameas Christos Goumopoulos Hani Hagras Victor Callaghan Tobias Heinroth Michael Weber 41

1 Introduction 42

2 Ambient Ecologies and Activity Spheres 46

3 System Architecture 48

4 Using Ontologies to Support Adaptation 53

5 Realizing Adaptation Over Long Time Intervals with the Help of a Fuzzy Agent 54

6 Adaptive User Interaction 59

7 Conclusion 63

References 64

4 Multimodal Presentation of Information in a Mobile Context Christophe Jacquet Yolaine Bourda Yacine Bellik 67

1 Introduction 67

2 Related Work and Objectives 68

3 The KUP Model 70

4 Software Architecture 75

5 Algorithms for Choosing and Instantiating a Modality76

6 Implementation and Evaluation 85

7 Conclusion and Perspectives 91

Notes 92

References 92

5 Classifier Fusion for Emotion Recognition from Speech Stefan Scherer Friedhelm Schwenker Gunther Palm 95

1 Introduction 95

2 Database Overview 97

3 Approach 99

4 Experiments and Results 109

5 Conclusion 114

Notes 115

References 115

6 Understanding Mobile Spatial Interaction in Urban Environments Katharine S. Willis Christoph Holscher Gregor Wilbertz 119

1 Introduction 119

2 Approach and Hypothesis 120

3 Learning from Field Studies 122

4 Result 126

5 Discussion 132

6 Interacting and Learning with Mobile Devices in Urban Environments 135

7 Conclusion and Future Work 136

References 137

7 Genetic Algorithm for Energy-Efficient Trees in Wireless Sensor Networks Dr. Sajid Hussain Obidul Islam 139

1 Introduction 139

2 Related Work 140

3 Problem Statement 143

4 Genetic Algorithm (GA) 143

5 Simulation 152

6 Conclusion 171

Notes 172

References 172

8 Enhancing Anomaly Detection Using Temporal Pattern Discovery Vikramaditya R. Jakkula Aaron S. Crandall Diane J. Cook 175

1 Introduction 175

2 Temporal Reasoning 177

3 The MavHome Smart Home 179

4 TempAl 185

5 Experimental Findings 190

6 Conclusion and Future Work 192

References 193

9 Fault-Resilient Pervasive Service Composition Hen-I Yang Raja Bose Abdelsalam (Sumi) Helal Jinchun Xia Carl K. Chang 195

1 Introduction 195

2 A Brief Primer on Pervasive Services 197

3 Virtual Sensors 199

4 Efficient Pervasive Service Composition 203

5 Performance Evaluation 208

6 Putting It All Together: A Comprehensive Solution for Fault Resiliency 215

7 Related Work 217

8 Conclusion 220

References 221

10 Intravein - Parametric Urbanism Brian Dale Ioannis Orfanos Pavlos Xanthopoulos Gerard Joson 225

1 Introduction 225

2 Description of Thesis Project 226

3 Networked Behaviors 227

4 Informational Experiments 229

5 Space (in) Formation 235

6 Distributed Responsive Leisure 241

7 Conclusion 248

Notes 249

References 249

11 The Totality of Space Olga Pantelidou 251

1 Introduction 251

2 A Discontinuity 252

3 The Course of Architectural Thought in Banking 254

4 The Course of Banking Spatial Thought 257

5 Technology's Effect on Banking Spatial Thought 261

6 The Contemporary Reality of a Bank's Space 267

7 Space of a Complex System: The Totality of Space 270

8 Three Factors in the Formation of the Totality of Space 277

9 Conclusions - A Possible Architectural Response 280

Notes 282

References 285

Index 289

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