Intelligent Environments 2009

Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Intelligent Environments This publication has been accepted in Thomson Reuters' Conference Proceedings Citation Index, a Web of Science® database.

Callaghan, V., Kameas, A., Reyes, A., Royo, D., Weber, M.
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July 2009
2 of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments
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Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments, Artificial Intelligence, Computer & Communication Sciences, Computer & Communication Sciences
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As computers are increasingly embedded into our everyday environments, the objects therein become augmented with sensors, processing and communication capabilities and novel interfaces. The capability for objects to perceive the environment, store and process data, pursue goals, reason about their intentions and coordinate actions in a holistic manner gives rise to the so-called Intelligent Environment (IE). In such environments, real space becomes augmented with digital content, thus transcending the limits of nature and of human perception. The result is a pervasive transparent infrastructure capable of recognizing, responding and adapting to individuals in a seamless and unobtrusive way. The realization of Intelligent Environments requires the convergence of different disciplines such as information and computer science, building architecture, material engineering, artificial intelligence, sociology, art and design.

The 5th International Conference on Intelligent Environments (IE’09), held at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Castelldefels, Barcelona, Spain, provides a multidisciplinary forum for researchers and engineers from across the world to present their latest research and to discuss future directions in the area of Intelligent Environments. The IE’09 proceedings contain the complete conference program including full papers presented at special sessions and short papers from the doctoral colloquium and poster session. In addition, three thought provoking invited lectures on topics of current and future IE research are included.