Profile Processing and Evolution for Smart Environments

  • Robbie Schaefer
  • Wolfgang Mueller
  • Jinghua Groppe
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4159)


Ubiquitous systems use context information to select and adapt multimodal user interfaces and appliances for individual users in certain situations. However, in order to enable true reactive environments, context information has to be adequately collected, filtered, and processed and combined with user, device and other profiles. In this article, we present how an XML-based transcoding system can be applied for advanced profile processing and evolution. We demonstrate how to encode domain knowledge into sets of rules, which perform adaptations of user, device and context profiles for smart environments.


Resource Description Framework User Preference Smart Home Prefer Temperature Preference Profile 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robbie Schaefer
    • 1
  • Wolfgang Mueller
    • 1
  • Jinghua Groppe
    • 2
  1. 1.Paderborn University/C-LABPaderbornGermany
  2. 2.University of InnsbruckInnsbruckAustria

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