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Creating an Ambient-Intelligence Environment Using Embedded Agents
November/December 2004 (vol. 19 no. 6)
pp. 12-20
Hani Hagras, University of Essex
Victor Callaghan, University of Essex
Martin Colley, University of Essex
Graham Clarke, University of Essex
Anthony Pounds-Cornish, University of Essex
Hakan Duman, University of Essex
The Essex intelligent dormitory (iDorm) is a practical ubiquitous-computing test bed environment that combines numerous heterogeneous computational artifacts and networks. A user occupied the iDorm for five and half days. During this period, an intelligent and adaptive embedded agent monitored and controlled the iDorm using the authors' fuzzy-logic-based Incremental Synchronous Learning (ISL) approach. The agent operates in a lifelong learning mode realizing the ambient-intelligence vision; it learns the user's behavior, adapts to his needs, and controls the iDorm according to the user's preferences in a personalized and nonintrusive way.
Index Terms:
fuzzy logic, learning, embedded agents, ambient intelligence, ubiquitous computing, pervasive computing, intelligent environments
Citation:
Hani Hagras, Victor Callaghan, Martin Colley, Graham Clarke, Anthony Pounds-Cornish, Hakan Duman, "Creating an Ambient-Intelligence Environment Using Embedded Agents," IEEE Intelligent Systems, vol. 19, no. 6, pp. 12-20, Nov.-Dec. 2004, doi:10.1109/MIS.2004.61
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