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Multi-agent System (MAS) Applications in Ambient Intelligence (AmI) Environments

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Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 71)

Abstract

Research in context-aware systems has been moving towards reusable and adaptable architectures for managing more advanced human-computer interfaces. Ambient. Intelligence (AmI) investigates computer-based services, which are ubiquitous and based on a variety of objects and devices. Their intelligent and intuitive interfaces act as mediators through which people can interact with the ambient environment. In this paper we present an agent-based architecture which supports the execution of agents in AmI environments. Two case studies are also presented, an airport information system and a railway information system, which uses spoken conversational agents to respond to the user’s requests using the contextual information that includes the location information of the user.

Keywords

Multi-agent systems Services Oriented Architectures Mobile Context- Aware Systems Multi-Agent Systems 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Computer Science DepartmentCarlos III University of MadridColmenarejoSpain
  2. 2.Computer Science DepartmentUniversity College of DublinDublinIreland

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