Realising the Ambient Intelligence Vision Through the Deployment of Mobile, Intentional Agents

  • G. M. P. O’Hare
  • S. F. Keegan
  • M. J. O’Grady
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3295)


Ambient computing as an ideal demands levels of functional attainment that have thus far not been realised. Ambient applications require that the computing application be subsumed into the everyday context in an unobtrusive manner with interaction modalities that are natural, simple and appropriate to both the individual user and their associated context. Within this paper, we consider the use of mobile intentional agents as potential key enablers in the delivery of ambient intelligent services. In particular, we compare and contrast two agent-based ambient intelligence case studies.


User Profile Ambient Intelligence Runtime Environment Agent Factory Multimedia Presentation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. M. P. O’Hare
    • 1
  • S. F. Keegan
    • 1
  • M. J. O’Grady
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity College DublinBelfield, Dublin 4Ireland

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