Rule-Based Support for Situation Management
The notion of situation enables designers, maintainers, and users to abstract from lower-level entities and properties and to focus on the higher-level patterns that emerge in time. Situation management concerns a number of tasks including situation specification, situation detection (which may involve composite situation pattern recognition), and situation’s life cycle control. This chapter discusses how to approach situation management from a rule-based perspective. We present a rule-based situation management infrastructure to support the development of situation-aware applications and show its applicability to a scenario in the public health domain, concerning situations for detecting influenza epidemics.
KeywordsSituation Awareness Situation Fact Situation Type Life Cycle Management Situation Management
This research is partially funded by the Brazilian research agencies CNPq (311313/2014-0 and 485368/2013-7), CAPES/CNPq (402991/2012-5) and the Dutch national program COMMIT (project P7 SWELL).
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