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Using Ambient Intelligence to Improve Public Transport Accessibility

  • Carmelo R. García
  • Alexis Quesada-Arencibia
  • Teresa Cristóbal
  • Gabino Padrón
  • Ricardo Pérez
  • Francisco Alayón
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8867)

Abstract

This paper described how ubiquitous computing and ambient intelligence can be applied in order to make more accessible the public road transport for people with special needs. The main goal of the proposed system is to assist to this kind of people during the trips. This system is autonomous and does not affect the common operations carried out in the public transport infrastructure; it provides useful data obtained transparently, using different sensors installed in the infrastructure.

Keywords

ambient intelligence ubiquitous computing ubiquitous data management intelligent transport systems 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carmelo R. García
    • 1
  • Alexis Quesada-Arencibia
    • 1
  • Teresa Cristóbal
    • 1
  • Gabino Padrón
    • 1
  • Ricardo Pérez
    • 1
  • Francisco Alayón
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Cybernetic Science and Technology, Department of Informatics and SystemsUniversity of Las Palmas de Gran CanariaSpain

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