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Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments: A State of the Art

  • Juan Carlos Augusto
  • Hideyuki Nakashima
  • Hamid Aghajan

Abstract

Advances in the miniaturization of electronics is allowing computing devices with various capabilities and interfaces to become part of our daily life. Sensors, actuators, and processing units can now be purchased at very affordable prices. This technology can be networked and used with the coordination of highly intelligent software to understand the events and relevant context of a specific environment and to take sensible decisions in real-time or a posteriori.

Keywords

Sensor Network Mobile Agent Ubiquitous Computing Pervasive Computing Facial Expression Recognition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Juan Carlos Augusto
    • 1
  • Hideyuki Nakashima
    • 2
  • Hamid Aghajan
    • 3
  1. 1.University of UlsterUlsterUK
  2. 2.Future University HakodateHakodateJapan
  3. 3.Stanford UniversityStanfordUSA

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