Sensor Fusion-Based Middleware for Assisted Living

Loran Coyle, Steve Neely, Gaetan Rey, Graeme Stevenson, Mark Sullivan, Simon Dobson, Paddy Nixon

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Systems for home automation can make a vital contribution to the well-being of individuals requiring moderate amounts of support for day-to-day living. Existing systems suffer both from competing and often closed standards bases and from a message-based architecture that can complicate the development of flexible applications requiring information from disparate sources. We describe a knowledge-based pervasive computing middleware and show how it can be used to provide semantically rich unification over a range of home- and web-based automation systems.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSmart Homes and Beyond, ICOST 2006
Subtitle of host publication4th International Conference On Smart homes and health Telematics
EditorsChris Nugent, Juan Carlos Augusto
Place of PublicationNetherlands
PublisherIOS Press
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)9781586036232
Publication statusPublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes
Event4th International Conference on Smart Homes and Health Telematics: Smart homes and Beyond (ICOST 2006) - Belfast, Belfast, Ireland
Duration: 26 Jun 200628 Jun 2006

Publication series

NameAssistive technology research series
PublisherIOS Press


Conference4th International Conference on Smart Homes and Health Telematics
Abbreviated titleICOST 2006
Internet address


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