Social and Smart: Towards an Instance of Subconscious Social Intelligence

Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 384)


The Social and Smart (SandS) project aims to lay the foundations for a social network of home appliance users endowed with a layer of intelligent systems that must be able to produce new solutions to new problems on the basis of the knowledge accumulated by the social network players. The system is not a simple recollection of tested appliance use recipes, but it will have the ability generate new or refine existing recipes trying to satisfy user demands, and to perform fine tuning of recipes on the basis of user satisfaction by a hidden reinforcement learning process. This paper aims to advance on the specification of diverse aspects and roles of the system architecture, to get a clearer picture of module interactions and duties, along with data transfer and transformation paths.


Social Network Social Player Social Network Service Household Appliance Network Intelligence 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dept. of Computer ScienceUniversity of MilanoMilanoItaly
  2. 2.Intelligent Systems LaboratoryNTUAAthensGreece
  3. 3.Dept. of Computer Science and Artificial IntelligenceUniversidad del Pais VascoSan SebastianSpain
  4. 4.Fundation CartifValladolidSpain

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