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A user interface level context model for ambient assisted living
Smart homes and health telematics. 6th international conference, ICOST 2008 : Ames, IA, USA, June 28-July 2, 2008; Proceedings
Berlin: Springer, 2008 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5120)
|International Conference on Smart Homes and Health Telematics (ICOST) <6, 2008, Ames/Iowa>|
| Conference Paper|
|Fraunhofer ISST ()|
| ambient assisted living; context awareness; Human Computer Interface|
Within Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) context awareness is an important feature of intelligent user assisting services. In this domain different requirements regarding context modeling can be identified that are not in the focus of current context models. One important aspect is the support of an end user interface for describing context dependent service behaviour. An inhabitant of a smart home needs to get and give feedback on context in a way that can be understood and handled without context modeling expertise. At the same time such simplified context description must be matched on the technical details of context sensing and context dependent service adaptivity. In this paper we introduce a layered context model for AAL which provides different abstraction levels. Therein we focus on model elements and concepts on the user interface layer.