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A Hybrid Modular Context-Aware Services Adaptation For A Smart Living Room

by Moeiz Miraoui, Sherif El-etriby, Chakib Tadj, Abdulbasit Zaid Abid

Smart spaces have attracted considerable amount of interest over the past few years. The introduction of sensor networks, powerful electronics and communication infrastructures have helped a lot in the realization of smart homes. The main objective of smart homes is the automation of tasks that might be complex or tedious for inhabitants by distracting them from concentrating on setting and configuring home appliances. Such automation could improve comfort, energy savings, security, and tremendous benefits for elderly persons living alone or persons with disabilities. Context awareness is a key enabling feature for development of smart homes. It allows the automation task to be done pro-actively according to the inhabitant’s current context and in an unobtrusive and seamlessly manner. Although there are several works conducted for the development of smart homes with various technologies, in most cases, robust. However, the context-awareness aspect of services adaptation was not based on clear steps for context elements extraction (resp. clear definition of context). In this paper, we use the divide and conquer approach to master the complexity of automation task by proposing a hybrid modular system for context-aware services adaptation in a smart living room. We propose to use for the context-aware adaptation three techniques of machine learning, namely Naïve Bayes, fuzzy logic and case-based reasoning techniques according to their convenience.

Volume: 24, Issue: 2

A Proxy-Based System For Dynamic Content Negotiation And Collaborative Optimization In Heterogenic Environments

by Xavier Sanchez-Loro, Victoria Beltran, Jordi Casademont, Marisa Catalan

Ubiquitous and Pervasive Computing relies on ubiquitous network access and applications’ context-awareness. This pervasive access implies exchanging traffic with a wide spectrum of devices across heterogenic networks. Services and applications deployed on these networks should adapt its operation and presentation to the characteristics of the underlying network technologies and the actual client device capabilities. Cellulaz wide azea networks like UMTS are used as Internet access networks for particular users but, in some cases, they can also be employed to provide Internet access to other smaller networks. The main inconvenient is that cellular networks have not the same bandwidth as wired networks and therefore, the cellular channel becomes a network bottle-neck. To help to mitigate this situation and in order to improve the user’s experience different optimization techniques exist, especially in web traffic. This paper studies the existing synergies at HTTP layer between device capabilities expression, content negotiation, channel optimization and content adaptation. And secondly, it presents a system where HTTP requests transmission is optimized by means of HTTP header reduction over the cellulaz channel, showing a significant improvement in response time. In order to allow content negotiation, headers should be restored when reaching the Internet. This dynamic header reconstruction allows giving enriched and more expressive information about user’s device and browser capabilities. Thus navigation speed and user’s QoE can be enhanced by means of dynamic content negotiation in order to obtain adapted and lighter content and responses from web servers and adaptation proxies alike.

Volume: 16, Issue: 4


ISSN PRINT: 1079-8587
ISSN ONLINE: 2326-005X
DOI PREFIX: 10.31209
PREVIOUS DOI PREFIX (with T&F): 10.1080/10798587
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