On the Design of Ambient Intelligent Systems in the Context of Assistive Technologies

  • J. L. Sevillano
  • J. Falcó
  • J. Abascal
  • A. Civit-Balcells
  • G. Jiménez
  • S. Vicente
  • R. Casas
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3118)


The design of Ambient Intelligent Systems (AISs) is discussed in the context of assistive technologies. The main issues include ubiquitous communications, context awareness, natural interactions and heterogeneity, which are analyzed using some examples. A layered architecture is proposed for heterogeneous sub-systems integration with three levels of interactions that may be used as a framework to design assistive AISs.


Assistive Technology Natural Interaction Ambient Intelligence Context Awareness Layered Architecture 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. L. Sevillano
    • 1
  • J. Falcó
    • 2
  • J. Abascal
    • 3
  • A. Civit-Balcells
    • 1
  • G. Jiménez
    • 1
  • S. Vicente
    • 1
  • R. Casas
    • 4
  1. 1.ETSI InformáticaUniversidad de SevillaSevillaSpain
  2. 2.CPSEdificio A, Universidad de ZaragozaZaragozaSpain
  3. 3.LIPCNEEHU-UPVDonostia-San SebastiánSpain
  4. 4.DEE-UPCCastelldefelsSpain

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