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User-Centric Technologies and Applications

Proceedings of the CONTEXTS 2011 Workshop

  • José M. Molina
  • José Ramón Casar Corredera
  • Manuel Felipe Cátedra Pérez
  • Javier Ortega-García
  • Ana M. Bernardos Barbolla

Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 94)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. José Luis Guerrero, Antonio Berlanga, José M. Molina
    Pages 1-9
  3. Rodrigo Cilla, Miguel A. Patricio, Antonio Berlanga, José M. Molina
    Pages 11-18
  4. Gonzalo Blázquez Gil, Antonio Berlanga, José M. Molina
    Pages 19-27
  5. Alvaro Luis Bustamante, José M. Molina, Miguel A. Patricio
    Pages 37-45
  6. Alberto Pozo, Jesús Gracía, Miguel A. Patricio, José M. Molina
    Pages 47-57
  7. Enrique Martí, Jesús García, José M. Molina
    Pages 59-68
  8. Miguel A. Serrano, Miguel A. Patricio, Jesús García, José M. Molina
    Pages 69-77
  9. Josué Iglesias, Ana M. Bernardos, José R. Casar
    Pages 79-92
  10. Luca Bergesio, Paula Tarrío, Ana M. Bernardos, José R. Casar
    Pages 93-102
  11. Raú González-Pacheco, Felipe Cátedra
    Pages 111-120
  12. Back Matter

About these proceedings

Introduction

'Context' is defined as ‘any information that can be used to characterize the situation of an entity’. Nowadays, the increasing availability of communication networks, the miniaturization and progressive reduction in the cost of sensors and the penetration of advanced mobile personal devices make possible to collect and process data from multiple sources and combine them in order to automatically infer knowledge about the user’s situation.

 

Thus, the CONTEXTS Workshop aims at gathering advances on key elements that enable the design and deployment of personalized ubiquitous context-aware services and natural non-intrusive methods for interaction. The Workshop is organized and funded by the CONTEXTS Programme, one of the largest cooperative research initiatives in Madrid, with the participation of institutions from all over Spain and with the support of international experts. The CONTEXTS Programme focuses on advancing the key elements in frontier communications and location technologies, data processing and multisensor fusion and paradigms for intelligent/adaptative management, which make feasible the development of advanced personalized applications for ambient intelligence.

Keywords

Computational Intelligence User-Centric Technologies User-Centric Technologies Applications

Editors and affiliations

  • José M. Molina
    • 1
  • José Ramón Casar Corredera
    • 2
  • Manuel Felipe Cátedra Pérez
    • 3
  • Javier Ortega-García
    • 4
  • Ana M. Bernardos Barbolla
    • 5
  1. 1.Departamento de Informática Escuela Politécnica Superior (campus de Colmenarejo)Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Colmenarejo (MADRID)Spain
  2. 2.Departamento de Señales, Sistemas y diocomunicaciones ETSI Telecomunicación Universidad Politécnica de MadridMadridSpain
  3. 3.Departamento de Ciencias de la Computación Escuela Politécnica Universidad de AlcaláAlcalá de Henares, MadridSpain
  4. 4.Departamento de Tecnología Electrónica y de las Comunicaciones Escuela Politécnica Superior Universidad Autónoma de MadridMadridSpain
  5. 5.Departamento de Señales, Sistemas y Radiocomunicaciones ETSI TelecomunicaciónUniversidad Politécnica de Madrid MadridSpain

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-19908-0
  • Copyright Information Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-19907-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-19908-0
  • Series Print ISSN 1867-5662
  • Series Online ISSN 1867-5670
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