Towards the Generation of Assistive User Interfaces for Smart Meeting Rooms Based on Activity Patterns

  • Michael Zaki
  • Peter Forbrig
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7683)


The main purpose of a given smart meeting room is to increase the efficiency of the meetings taking place in this room by assisting the resident actors performing their tasks and thus offering them the opportunity to focus on the exchange of information among each other. However, a proper assistance should be based on a clear understanding of the nature of tasks the users are performing in the environment. Therefore, in this paper we present an attempt to base the design of the assistive system to be operated in smart meeting rooms on activity patterns collected in the analysis stage and resulting from the perception of the human behavior in those environments. The end goal is to tailor individualized user interfaces for each actor depending on his/her current role and user profile.


smart meeting room task model team model task pattern precondition post-condition assistive user interface 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Zaki
    • 1
  • Peter Forbrig
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of RostockRostockGermany

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