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An Agent-Based Middleware for the Design of Activity-Aware Applications
May/June 2011 (vol. 26 no. 3)
pp. 15-23
Monica Tentori, Autonomous University of Baja California, Mexico
Marcela Rodriguez, Autonomous University of Baja California, Mexico
Jesus Favela, Center for Scientific Research and Higher Education, Mexico

The Salsa agent framework uses autonomous agents to facilitate the development of activity-aware applications that infer user activities and proactively react to support them.

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Index Terms:
intelligent systems, activity-aware computing, middleware, agents, ontology, medical technology
Monica Tentori, Marcela Rodriguez, Jesus Favela, "An Agent-Based Middleware for the Design of Activity-Aware Applications," IEEE Intelligent Systems, vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 15-23, May-June 2011, doi:10.1109/MIS.2010.30
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