A semantic infrastructure for personalisable context-aware environments
Although a number of initiatives provide personalized context-aware guidance for niche use cases, a standard framework for context awareness remains lacking. This article explains how semantic technology has been exploited to generate a centralized repository of personal activity context. This data drives advanced features such as personal situation recognition and customizable rules for the context-sensitive management of personal devices and data sharing. As a proof of concept, we demonstrate how an innovative context-aware system has successfully adopted such an infrastructure.