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Author Skillen, K. ♦ Liming Chen ♦ Nugent, C.D. ♦ Donnelly, M.P. ♦ Solheim, I.
Sponsorship IEEE Eng. Medicine Biol. Soc.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2012
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Medicine & health ♦ Engineering & allied operations
Subject Keyword Ontologies ♦ Adaptation models ♦ Context ♦ Dementia ♦ Mobile communication ♦ Computational modeling ♦ Context modeling
Abstract Personalization and context-aware applications have attracted increasing amounts of attention over recent years due to the emergence of pervasive computing applications. Nevertheless, it still remains a challenge to meet the needs of users while they are on the move. This paper introduces a novel approach for providing personalized, context-aware assistance services for users in mobile environments. Central to the approach is the use of ontological user profile modeling which captures various characteristics of a user in order to create a unique set of profile information. In addition, user profiles can adapt to changing user behavior, thus enabling services to respond to evolving user needs and preferences. We describe the overall system architecture of the proposed approach with special emphasis being placed on the user profile modelling and its expected utility based on a typical use case scenario, i.e., using a smart-phone to address the problem of the outdoor mobility of a person with Dementia. A prototype based on the Android OS is used to illustrate the application. The use of everyday technology for a real world problem highlights the potential and utility of our approach.
Description Author affiliation: Comput. Sci. Res. Inst., Univ. of Ulster, Newtownabbey, UK (Skillen, K.; Liming Chen; Nugent, C.D.; Donnelly, M.P.)
ISBN 9781424441198
ISSN 1557170X
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2012-08-28
Publisher Place USA
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
e-ISBN 9781457717871
Size (in Bytes) 807.23 kB
Page Count 4
Starting Page 6390
Ending Page 6393


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library