Uncertainty in Context-Aware Systems: A Case Study for Intelligent Environments
Data used be context-aware systems is naturally incomplete and not always reflect real situations. The dynamic nature of intelligent environments leads to the need of analysing and handling uncertain information. Users can change their acting patterns within a short space of time. This paper presents a case study for a better understanding of concepts related to context awareness and the problem of dealing with inaccurate data. Through the analysis of identification of elements that results in the construction of unreliable contexts, it is aimed to identify patterns to minimize incompleteness. Thus, it will be possible to deal with flaws caused by undesired execution of applications.
KeywordsIntelligent environments Context awareness Uncertainty handling
This work has been supported by COMPETE: POCI-01-0145-FEDER-0070 43 and FCT Fundao para a Cincia e Tecnologia within the Project Scope UID/CEC/ 00319/2013.
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