Quantifying Semantic Proximity Between Contexts

  • Patrice Roy
  • Bessam AbdulrazakEmail author
  • Yacine Belala
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8456)


Autonomic Agents in Open intelligent space face a wide diversity of Context providers and formats. With a micro approach to Context-awareness, individual Agents perform their own assessment of individual Context relevance. This assessment relies in part on the semantic proximity between requested and candidate Contexts. We present a quantitative semantic distance function that supports subjective Context relevance assessment in Agents.


Context Context-awareness Autonomic agents Semantic distance Semantic proximity 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Université de SherbrookeSherbrookeCanada
  2. 2.INRS-EMTMontréalCanada

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