Personalized Environmental Service Orchestration for Quality of Life Improvement

  • Leo Wanner
  • Stefanos Vrochidis
  • Marco Rospocher
  • Jürgen Moßgraber
  • Harald Bosch
  • Ari Karppinen
  • Maria Myllynen
  • Sara Tonelli
  • Nadjet Bouayad-Agha
  • Gerard Casamayor
  • Thomas Ertl
  • Désirée Hilbring
  • Lasse Johansson
  • Kostas Karatzas
  • Ioannis Kompatsiaris
  • Tarja Koskentalo
  • Simon Mille
  • Anastasia Moumtzidou
  • Emanuele Pianta
  • Luciano Serafini
  • Virpi Tarvainen
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 382)

Abstract

Environmental and meteorological conditions are of utmost importance for the population, as they are strongly related to the quality of life. Citizens are increasingly aware of this importance. This awareness results in an increasing demand for environmental information tailored to their specific needs and background. We present an environmental information platform that supports submission of user queries related to environmental conditions and orchestrates results from complementary services to generate personalized suggestions. From the technical viewpoint, the system discovers and processes reliable data in the web in order to convert them into knowledge. At run time, this information is transferred into an ontology-structured knowledge base, from which then information relevant to the specific user is deduced and communicated in the language of their preference. The platform is demonstrated with real world use cases in the south area of Finland showing the impact it can have on the quality of everyday life.

Keywords

environmental information service environmental node discovery knowledge personalization infrastructure services 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Leo Wanner
    • 1
  • Stefanos Vrochidis
    • 2
  • Marco Rospocher
    • 3
  • Jürgen Moßgraber
    • 4
  • Harald Bosch
    • 5
  • Ari Karppinen
    • 6
  • Maria Myllynen
    • 7
  • Sara Tonelli
    • 3
  • Nadjet Bouayad-Agha
    • 1
  • Gerard Casamayor
    • 1
  • Thomas Ertl
    • 5
  • Désirée Hilbring
    • 4
  • Lasse Johansson
    • 6
  • Kostas Karatzas
    • 8
  • Ioannis Kompatsiaris
    • 2
  • Tarja Koskentalo
    • 7
  • Simon Mille
    • 1
  • Anastasia Moumtzidou
    • 2
  • Emanuele Pianta
    • 3
  • Luciano Serafini
    • 3
  • Virpi Tarvainen
    • 6
  1. 1.Dept. of Information and Communication TechnologiesPompeu Fabra UniversitySpain
  2. 2.Informatics and Telematics InstituteCentre for Research and Technology HellasGreece
  3. 3.Fondazione Bruno KesslerItaly
  4. 4.Fraunhofer Institute of Optronics, System Technologies and Image ExploitationGermany
  5. 5.Institute for Visualization and Interactive SystemsUniversity of StuttgartGermany
  6. 6.Finish Meteorological InstituteFinland
  7. 7.Helsinki Regional Environmental Services AuthorityFinland
  8. 8.Informatics Systems and Applications GroupAristotle University of ThessalonikiGreece

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