A Macro and Micro Context Awareness Model for the Provision of Services in Smart Spaces
Context awareness and service delivery mechanisms help in dynamically adapting assistance offered to people with special needs (PwSN). However, implementing such systems in actual smart spaces is not trivial. The micro and macro context awareness model helps in defining layers on which contextual information are processed as close as possible from their sources (micro), without losing the benefits of information processing at a systemic level (macro). This paper describes the micro and macro context awareness model and its uses in the implementation of a service provision system for smart environments. Results coming from the evaluations of the micro/macro model and comparison with related works are also presented.
KeywordsFuzzy Logic Controller Smart Home Context Awareness Smart Environment Average Computing Time
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