Universal Access in Ambient Intelligent Environments: A Research Agenda

  • Pier Luigi Emiliani
  • Laura Burzagli
  • Francesco Gabbanini
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6767)


In this position paper the information society is supposed to emerge as some form of Ambient Intelligence (AmI) environment. On the basis of the results of the DfA@eInclusion project, it is maintained that this development asks for a different approach to the solution of inclusion problems, i.e. the Design for All (or Universal Design) approach. The main lines of research and development activity to be carried out in order to contribute to the development of an inclusive AmI environment are then pointed out.


Universal Access Design for All eInclusion 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pier Luigi Emiliani
    • 1
  • Laura Burzagli
    • 1
  • Francesco Gabbanini
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Applied PhysicsSesto Fiorentino (FI)Italy

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