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Issue No. 06 - November/December (2004 vol. 19)
ISSN: 1541-1672
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.
fuzzy logic, learning, embedded agents, ambient intelligence, ubiquitous computing, pervasive computing, intelligent environments

M. Colley, A. Pounds-Cornish, H. Duman, G. Clarke, V. Callaghan and H. Hagras, "Creating an Ambient-Intelligence Environment Using Embedded Agents," in IEEE Intelligent Systems, vol. 19, no. , pp. 12-20, 2004.
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