Advertisement

Context-Based Interaction Design for Smart Homes

  • Zuraini Zainol
  • Keiichi Nakata
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7458)

Abstract

This paper presents the notion of Context-based Activity Design (CoBAD) that represents context with its dynamic changes and normative activities in an interactive system design. The development of CoBAD requires an appropriate context ontology model and inference mechanisms. The incorporation of norms and information field theory into Context State Transition Model, and the implementation of new conflict resolution strategies based on the specific situation are discussed. A demonstration of CoBAD using a human agent scenario in a smart home is also presented. Finally, a method of treating conflicting norms in multiple information fields is proposed.

Keywords

Context-based Activity Design Context Reasoning State Transition Rule 

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    Chen, Y., Atwood, M.E.: Context-Centered Design: Bridging the Gap Between Understanding and Designing. In: Jacko, J.A. (ed.) HCI 2007, Part I. LNCS, vol. 4550, pp. 40–48. Springer, Heidelberg (2007)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Dourish, P.: What we talk about when we talk about context. Personal Ubiquitous Computing 8(1), 19–30 (2004)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Zainol, Z., Nakata, K.: Information Fields in Context-based Activity Design. In: 13th International Conference on Informatics and Semiotics in Organisations: Problems and Possibilities of Computational Humanities, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands, pp. 103–110 (2011)Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Stamper, R., Liu, K., Sun, L., Tan, S., Shah, H., Sharp, B., Dong, D.: Semiotic Methods for Enterprise Design and IT Applications. In: Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Organisational Semiotics, pp. 190–213 (2004)Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    Gazendam.: Organizational Semiotics: A State of the Art Report, vol. (1) (2004)Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Zuraini Zainol
    • 1
  • Keiichi Nakata
    • 1
  1. 1.Informatics Research CentreUniversity of ReadingReadingUnited Kingdom

Personalised recommendations