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Reasoning Service Enabling SmartHome Automation at the Edge of Context Networks

  • Hasibur Rahman
  • Rahim Rahmani
  • Theo Kanter
  • Magnus Persson
  • Stefan Amundin
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 444)

Abstract

The popular concept of SmartHome means that the appliances such as lighting, heating and door locks are controllable remotely through for example remote controls or mobile phones. The concept is becoming more and more realizable due to recent advancements in Internet-enabled technologies. SmartHomes can become even more intelligent and automated by exploiting such intelligent and affordable Internet-enabled technologies. However, this necessitates a context-aware system that provides services to respond to the context changes to enable such SmartHome automation at the edge of today’s context-centric networks. To this end, this paper designs and develops a context-aware reasoning service for home automation which provides a novel way to connect SmartHomes through the use of a distributed context exchange network overlay. It enables mobility service application to communicate with and control SmartHomes remotely.

Keywords

Context-aware Internet Reasoner service Smarthome Ubiquitous 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hasibur Rahman
    • 1
  • Rahim Rahmani
    • 1
  • Theo Kanter
    • 1
  • Magnus Persson
    • 1
  • Stefan Amundin
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer and Systems Sciences (DSV)Stockholm UniversityKistaSweden

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