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February 20, 2010 23:9 Atlantis Press Book -9.75in x 6.5in bookDaRuan2 Intelligent Decision-Making for a Smart Home
 

Summary: February 20, 2010 23:9 Atlantis Press Book - 9.75in x 6.5in bookDaRuan2
Chapter 12
Intelligent Decision-Making for a Smart Home
Environment with Multiple Occupants
Andres Mu~noz1, Juan A. BotŽia1, and Juan Carlos Augusto2
1 Dpto. de InformaciŽon para la IngenierŽia y las Comunicaciones, University of Murcia,
30100 Murcia, Spain
Email: {amunoz, juanbot}@um.es
2 School of Computing and Mathematics, University of Ulster, BT37 0QB Newtownabbey,
United Kingdom
jc.augusto@ulster.ac.uk
Ambient Intelligence (AmI) systems rely on the use of environmental information to seam-
lessly assist users in their daily lives. As the development of AmI architectures is involving
a larger amount of users and devices information, the potential occurrence of conflicts
derived from the use of this information becomes higher. These conflicts are usually repre-
sented as inconsistencies between different pieces of information. As a result, the AmI sys-
tems need a mechanism to decide upon these conflicting situations in order to still give an
appropriate response. In this chapter we propose the use of Argumentation as a methodol-
ogy for automatically detecting and solving these conflicting situations. More specifically,
we describe a smart TV service which combines different information about viewers' pres-

  

Source: Augusto, Juan Carlos - School of Computing and Mathematics, University of Ulster at Jordanstown

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences