Applying Context-Aware Computing in Dependent Environments

  • Juan A. Fraile
  • Javier Bajo
  • Juan M. Corchado
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5602)


Context-aware systems gather data from their surrounding environments in order to offer completely new opportunities in the development of end user applications. Used in conjunction with mobile devices, these systems are of great value and increase usability. Applications and services should adapt to changing conditions within dynamic environments. This article analyzes the important aspects of context-aware computing and shows how it can be applied to monitor dependent individuals in their home. The proposed system logically processes the data it receives in order to identify and maintain a permanent location on the patient in the home, managing the infrastructure of services both safely and securely.


Mobile Device Multiagent System Context Data Dependent Person Provider Agent 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Juan A. Fraile
    • 1
  • Javier Bajo
    • 1
  • Juan M. Corchado
    • 2
  1. 1.Pontifical University of SalamancaSalamancaSpain
  2. 2.Departamento de Informática y AutomáticaUniversity of SalamancaSalamancaSpain

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