Date: 21 Jun 2008
Monitoring user activities in smart home environments
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Wireless sensor networks (WSNs) enable smart environments to create pervasive and ubiquitous applications, which give context-aware and scalable services to the end users. In this paper, we propose an architecture and design of a web application for a sensor network monitoring. Further, the variation in received signal strength indicator values is used for knowledge extraction. Experiments are conducted in an in-door room environment to determine the activities of a person. For instance, a WSN consisting of Moteiv’s Tmote Sky sensors is deployed in a bedroom to determine the sleeping behavior and other activities of a person.
An erratum to this article can be found at http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10796-008-9132-1
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- Monitoring user activities in smart home environments
Information Systems Frontiers
Volume 11, Issue 5 , pp 539-549
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- Smart home environments
- Wireless sensor network
- Pervasive computing
- Ubiquitous computing
- Intelligent monitoring
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- 1. Jodrey School of Computer Science, Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada
- 2. Faculty of Engineering, Maltepe University, Istanbul, Turkey
- 3. Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Kyungnam University, Masan, Korea