A Semantic Infrastructure for Personalisable Context-Aware Environments

Simon Scerri, Jeremy Debattista, Judie Attard, Ismael Rivera

Abstract


Although a number of initiatives provide personalized context-aware guidance for niche use-cases, a standard framework for context awareness remains lacking. This article explains how semantic technology has been exploited to generate a centralized repository of personal activity context. This data drives advanced features such as, personal situation recognition and customizable rules for the context-sensitive management of personal devices and data sharing. As a proof-of-concept, we demonstrate how an innovative context-aware system has successfully adopted such an infrastructure.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1609/aimag.v36i2.2586

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