Context-Aware Case-Based Reasoning

  • Albert Pla
  • Jordi Coll
  • Natalia Mordvaniuk
  • Beatriz López
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8891)


In the recent years, there has been an increasing interest in ubiquitous computing. This paradigm is based on the idea that software should act according to the context where it is executed in what is known as context-awareness. The goal of this paper is to integrate context-awareness into case-based reasoning (CBR). To this end we propose thee methods which condition the retrieval and the reuse of information in CBR depending on the context of the query case. The methodology is tested using a breast-cancer diagnose database enriched with geospatial context. Results show that context-awareness can improve CBR.


Context Management Case-based reasoning Stacking Pervasive computing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Albert Pla
    • 1
  • Jordi Coll
    • 1
  • Natalia Mordvaniuk
    • 1
  • Beatriz López
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut d’Informàtica i AplicacionsUniversity of GironaGironaSpain

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