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Designing Smart Homes

The Role of Artificial Intelligence

Augusto, Juan Carlos, Nugent, Chris D. (Eds.)

2006, XI, 183 p. Also available online.

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Smart homes are proving to be an emergent area which attracts the synergy of several areas of science. This volume offers a collection of contributions addressing how artificial intelligence (AI), one of the core areas of computer science, can bring the growing area of smart homes to a higher level of functionality where homes can truly realize the long standing dream of proactively helping their inhabitants in an intelligent way.

After an introductory section to describe a smart home scenario and to provide some basic terminology, the following 9 chapters turn special attention to a particular exemplar application scenario (provision of healthcare and safety related services to increase the quality of life) exploring the application of specific areas of AI to this scenario.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Smart Home - alert generation - artificial intelligence - case-based reasoning - classification - clustering - data mining - decision tree - decision trees - healthcare - home safety - intelligence - neural network - neural networks - proving

Related subjects » Artificial Intelligence - Database Management & Information Retrieval - General Issues - Information Systems and Applications - Software Engineering

Table of contents 

Smart Homes Can Be Smarter.- Spatiotemporal Reasoning for Smart Homes.- Temporal Constraints with Multiple Granularities in Smart Homes.- Causal Reasoning for Alert Generation in Smart Homes.- Plans and Planning in Smart Homes.- Temporal Data Mining for Smart Homes.- Cases, Context, and Comfort: Opportunities for Case-Based Reasoning in Smart Homes.- Application of Decision Trees to Smart Homes.- Artificial Neural Networks in Smart Homes.- A Multi-agent Approach to Controlling a Smart Environment.

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