Making Context Aware Decision from Uncertain Information in a Smart Home: A Markov Logic Network Approach

  • Pedro Chahuara
  • François Portet
  • Michel Vacher
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8309)


This research addresses the issue of building home automation systems reactive to voice for improved comfort and autonomy at home. The focus of this paper is on the context-aware decision process which uses a dedicated Markov Logic Network approach to benefit from the formal logical representation of domain knowledge as well as the ability to handle uncertain facts inferred from real sensor data. The approach has been experiemented in a real smart home with naive and users with special needs.


Sensing and Reasoning Technology Knowledge-Based Systems Decision making Reasoning under uncertainty 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pedro Chahuara
    • 1
  • François Portet
    • 1
  • Michel Vacher
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire d’Informatique de GrenobleGrenoble 1/Grenoble INP/CNRS UMR 5217GrenobleFrance

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