Bio-inspired Sensory Data Aggregation

  • Alessandra De PaolaEmail author
  • Marco Morana
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 196)


The Ambient Intelligence (AmI) research field focuses on the design of systems capable of adapting the surrounding environmental conditions so that they can match the users needs, whether those are consciously expressed or not [4][1].

In order to achieve this goal, an AmI system has to be endowed with sensory capabilities in order to monitor environment conditions and users’ behavior and with cognitive capabilities in order to obtain a full context awareness. Amy systems have to distinguish between ambiguous situations, to learn from the past experience by exploiting feedback from the users and from the environment, and to react to external stimuli by modifying both its internal state and the external state.


Wireless Sensor Network Ambient Intelligence Cognitive Capability Ambiguous Situation Meaningful Concept 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of PalermoPalermoItaly

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