Situation Modeling and Smart Context Retrieval with Semantic Web Technology and Conflict Resolution

  • Dominik Heckmann
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3946)


We present a service to model situations and retrieve contextual information in mobile and ubiquitous computing environments. We introduce the general user model and context ontology Gumo for the uniform interpretation of distributed situational information in intelligent semantic web enriched environments. Furthermore, we present the relation to the user model and context markup language UserML, that is used to exchange partial models between different adaptive applications. Our modeling and retrieval approach bases on semantic web technology and complex conflict resolution concepts.


situation modeling smart context retrieval user model and context ontology semantic web distributed situation service user model markup language 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dominik Heckmann
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  1. 1.German Research Center for Artificial IntelligenceGermany

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