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Using Cooperative Artefacts as a Basis for Activity Recognition

Strohbach, Martin and Kortuem, Gerd and Gellersen, Hans and Kray, Christian (2004) Using Cooperative Artefacts as a Basis for Activity Recognition. In: Ambient Intelligence Second European Symposium, EUSAI 2004. Springer Verlag, pp. 49-60.

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    Abstract

    Ambient intelligent applications require applications to recognise user activity calmly in the background, typically by instrumentation of environments. In contrast, we propose the concept of Cooperative Artefacts (CAs) to instrument single artefacts that cooperate with each other to acquire knowledge about their situation in the world. CAs do not rely on external infrastructure as they implement their architectural components, i.e. perceptual intelligence, domain knowledge and a rule-based inference engine, on embedded devices. We describe the design and implementation of the CA concept on an embedded systems platform and present a case study that demonstrates the potential of the CA approach for activity recognition. In the case study we track surface-based activity of users by augmenting a table and household goods.

    Item Type: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings
    Uncontrolled Keywords: cs_eprint_id ; 998 cs_uid ; 1
    Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
    Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
    ID Code: 12529
    Deposited By: ep_importer_comp
    Deposited On: 25 Jun 2008 17:16
    Refereed?: No
    Published?: Published
    Last Modified: 09 Nov 2014 00:22
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    URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/12529

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