SOAM: An Environment Adaptation Model for the Pervasive Semantic Web

  • Juan Ignacio Vazquez
  • Diego López de Ipiña
  • Iñigo Sedano
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3983)


Nowadays, there is a major interest in applying Web and Semantic Web techniques for the creation of pervasive computing scenarios, where devices and objects communicate using these technologies. The Web model has largely proved validity both in Internet-wide and intranet scenarios, but it is starting to be applied in personal area networks as a communication and knowledge reasoning system.

In this paper we present SOAM, an experimental model for the creation of pervasive smart objects that use Web and Semantic Web technologies in new ways – resulting in the novel concept of Pervasive Semantic Web – for enabling personal area semantic communication and reasoning processes in order to provide environment adaptation to user preferences.


Context Information Resource Description Framework Environment Adaptation Ambient Intelligence Smart Object 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Juan Ignacio Vazquez
    • 1
  • Diego López de Ipiña
    • 1
  • Iñigo Sedano
    • 1
  1. 1.MoreLab – Mobility Research LabUniversity of DeustoBilbaoSpain

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