Context-Awareness Micro-architecture for Smart Spaces

  • Susanna Pantsar-Syväniemi
  • Jarkko Kuusijärvi
  • Eila Ovaska
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6646)


Reaching context-awareness is still an open issue in pervasive systems like smart spaces (SS). With the help of context a smart space application can react to the current situation or be proactive and take into account coming circumstances. This paper describes the ongoing research on how context-awareness - an ability to identify and react - is enabled for the heterogeneous smart space applications. This work presents innovative context-awareness micro-architecture to design software in a way that it is able to react to changes based on information gathered via a context monitoring agent and inferred by a context reasoning agent. The usage of the context-awareness micro-architecture is validated with two scenarios which are instantiated to a personal smart space and a smart home.


Resource Description Framework Sequence Diagram Smart Home Smart Space Context Reasoning 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Susanna Pantsar-Syväniemi
    • 1
  • Jarkko Kuusijärvi
    • 1
  • Eila Ovaska
    • 1
  1. 1.VTT Technical Centre of FinlandOuluFinland

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