Merging Robotics and AAL Ontologies: The RAPP Methodology

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Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 351)


Cloud robotics is becoming a trend in the modern robotics field, as it became evident that true artificial intelligence can be achieved only by sharing collective knowledge. In the ICT area, the most common way to formulate knowledge is via the ontology concept, where different meanings connect semantically. Additionally, a considerable effort to merge robotics with assisted living concepts exists, as the modern societies suffer from lack of caregivers for the persons in need. In the current work, an attempt is made to merge a robotic and an AAL ontology, as well as utilize it in the RAPP Project (EU-FP7).


robotics ontology AAL RAPP cloud robotics KnowRob social robots 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre of Research & Technology – HellasThessalonikiGreece
  2. 2.Institute of Control and Computation EngineeringWarsaw University of TechnologyWarszawaPoland
  3. 3.Ormylia FoundationOrmyliaGreece
  4. 4.Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringAristotle University of ThessalonikiThessalonikiGreece

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