Context Aware Hybrid Agents on Automated Dynamic Environments

  • Juan F. de Paz
  • Sara Rodríguez
  • Juan M. Sánchez
  • Ana de Luis
  • Juan M. Corchado
Part of the Advances in Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 44)


This paper presents an Ambient Intelligence based architecture model that uses intelligent hybrid agents with the ability to obtain automatic and real time information about the context using a set of technologies, such as radio frequency identification, wireless networks and wireless control devices, which can be implemented on a wide diversity of dynamic environments.


Case-based planning Context Aware Hybrid systems 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Juan F. de Paz
    • 1
  • Sara Rodríguez
    • 1
  • Juan M. Sánchez
    • 1
  • Ana de Luis
    • 1
  • Juan M. Corchado
    • 1
  1. 1.Departamento Informática y AutomáticaUniversidad de SalamancaSalamancaSpain

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