Scenario-Based Design of Ambient Intelligence

  • Veikko Ikonen
  • Marketta Niemelä
  • Eija Kaasinen
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4239)


In this paper scenario-based design approach for development of Ambient Intelligence (AmI) is described. Design of any concept is based on communication between different stakeholders. Furthermore design of these concepts should be grounded heavily to the real user needs. Scenarios offer a flexible tool for these purposes and extremely well scenarios seems to be fitting to the early concept definition of AmI solutions. In this paper we describe our experiences of using scenario-based design approach in the MIMOSA project.


Mobile Phone Mobile Device Ambient Intelligence Scenario Description Personal Mobile Device 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Veikko Ikonen
    • 1
  • Marketta Niemelä
    • 1
  • Eija Kaasinen
    • 1
  1. 1.VTT Ambient IntelligenceTampereFinland

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