Multilevel and Hybrid Architecture for Device Abstraction and Context Information Management in Smart Home Environments

  • Víctor Peláez
  • Roberto González
  • Luis Ángel San Martín
  • Antonio Campos
  • Vanesa Lobato
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6439)

Abstract

Hardware device management, and context information acquisition and abstraction are key factors to develop the ambient intelligent paradigm in smart homes. This work presents an architecture that addresses these two problems and provides a usable framework to develop applications easily. In contrast to other proposals, this work addresses performance issues specifically. Results show that the execution performance of the developed prototype is suitable for deployment in a real environment. In addition, the modular design of the system allows the user to develop applications using different techniques and different levels of abstraction.

Keywords

smart home middleware frameworks 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Víctor Peláez
    • 1
  • Roberto González
    • 1
  • Luis Ángel San Martín
    • 1
  • Antonio Campos
    • 1
  • Vanesa Lobato
    • 1
  1. 1.Fundación CTICEdificio Centros Tecnológicos, Parque Científico y Tecnológico GijónAsturiasSpain

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