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DALICA: Agent-Based Ambient Intelligence for Cultural-Heritage Scenarios
March/April 2008 (vol. 23 no. 2)
pp. 34-41
Stefania Costantini, University of L'Aquila
Leonardo Mostarda, University of L'Aquila
Arianna Tocchio, University of L'Aquila
Panagiota Tsintza, University of L'Aquila
Agent technology can support ambient-intelligence scenarios that help users experience cultural assets or monitor the transportation of cultural assets. In one scenario, users visit Villa Adriana, an archaeological site in Tivoli, Italy. The agents discover users' movements via a Galileo satellite signal. The agents, developed in the DALI programming language, proactively learn and enhance user profiles to competently assist users during their visits. The agents elicit users' habits and preferences and propose cultural assets according to the learned profile. In another scenario, agents monitor the security of artwork being transported from a museum in Rome to one in Villa Adriana.

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Index Terms:
collaborative computing, pervasive computing, DALI, ambient intelligence, cultural assets, intelligent logical agents, multiagent systems
Citation:
Stefania Costantini, Leonardo Mostarda, Arianna Tocchio, Panagiota Tsintza, "DALICA: Agent-Based Ambient Intelligence for Cultural-Heritage Scenarios," IEEE Intelligent Systems, vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 34-41, March-April 2008, doi:10.1109/MIS.2008.24
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