Title: Cooperative ambient intelligence: towards autonomous and adaptive cooperative ubiquitous environments
Authors: Tom Gross
Addresses: Computer-Supported Cooperative Work Group, Faculty of Media, Bauhaus-University Weimar, 99423 Weimar, Germany
Abstract: Cooperative ambient intelligence provides users and groups of users with seamless and flexible support for communication and work in groups at one location and among groups at distributed locations. Autonomous and adaptive cooperative ubiquitous environments that are conceptually elegant, technologically sound and user-centred provide vital contributions for their success. This article characterises the evolution of interactive systems based on five foci, identifies the respective strengths of autonomous and adaptive behaviour from a users| perspective, and derives research issues for future cooperative ambient intelligence environments.
Keywords: adaptive behaviour; autonomous behaviour; cooperative ambient intelligence; ubiquitous computing.
International Journal of Autonomous and Adaptive Communications Systems, 2008 Vol.1 No.2, pp.270 - 278
Published online: 03 Aug 2008 *Full-text access for editors Access for subscribers Purchase this article Comment on this article