Prometheus Framework for Fuzzy Information Retrieval in Semantic Spaces

  • A. Andrushevich
  • M. Fercu
  • J. Hopf
  • E. Portmann
  • A. Klapproth
Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 98)


This paper introduces a novel vision for further enhanced Internet of Things services. Based on a variety of data (such as location data, ontology-backed search queries, in- and outdoor conditions) the Prometheus framework is intended to support users with helpful recommendations and information preceding a search for context-aware data. Adapted from artificial intelligence concepts, Prometheus proposes user-readjusted answers on umpteen conditions. A number of potential Prometheus framework applications are illustrated. Added value and possible future studies are discussed in the conclusion.


Membership Function Information Retrieval Augmented Reality Fuzzy Cluster Search Query 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Andrushevich
    • 1
  • M. Fercu
    • 1
  • J. Hopf
    • 1
  • E. Portmann
    • 2
  • A. Klapproth
    • 1
  1. 1.CEESAR – iHomeLabLucerne University of Applied Sciences and ArtsHorwSwitzerland
  2. 2.Information Systems Research GroupUniversity of FribourgFribourgSwitzerland

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