Towards an Holistic Understanding of Tasks, Objects and Location in Collaborative Environments

  • Maik Wurdel
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5619)


In this paper a task modeling approach is presented which tackles the integration of different kinds of models by a generic framework. The application of the framework is shown for collaborative environments, a certain sub set of ubiquitous computing environments. In these environments tasks have a close bond to the location of the executing actor as well the state of the involved objects. Therefore a location specification and a domain model are used to constrain the task execution. The language is supported by a tool, the CTML editor and simulator, which covers all steps of development from creation, editing, testing and verification. Such a model is particularly from interest for the intention recognition module of our experimental infrastructure of a collaborative environment.


Collaborative Task Modeling Domain Modeling Collaborative Environments Location Modeling 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maik Wurdel
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  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of RostockRostockGermany

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