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Group Support in Collaborative Networks Organizations for Ambient Assisted Living

  • Paulo Novais
  • Ricardo Costa
  • Davide Carneiro
  • José Machado
  • Luís Lima
  • José Neves
Part of the IFIP – The International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 286)

Abstract

Collaborative Work plays an important role in today’s organizations and normally in areas where decisions must be made. However, any decision that involves a collective or group of decision makers is, by itself, complex. In this work we present the VirtualECare project, built in terms of an intelligent multi-agent system able to monitor, interact and serve its customers, which are, normally, in need of care services, and assisted with tools based on open standards, like OSGi an R-OSGi.

Keywords

Group Decision Remote Service Ambient Intelligence Group Decision Support System Simple Bundle 
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© International Federation for Information Processing 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Paulo Novais
    • 1
  • Ricardo Costa
    • 2
  • Davide Carneiro
    • 1
  • José Machado
    • 1
  • Luís Lima
    • 2
  • José Neves
    • 1
  1. 1.DI-CCTCUniversidade do MinhoBragaPortugal
  2. 2.College of Management and Technology - Polytechnic of PortoFelgueirasPortugal

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