Nikola B. Serbedzija

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Pervasive adaptive systems are concerned with the construction of “smart” technologies capable of adapting to the needs of the individual in real time. In order to achieve this level of specificity, systems must be capable of monitoring the psychological status of the user and responding to these changes in real time and across multiple systems(More)
Reflective assistance is concerned with the construction of flexible 'smart' systems that control the eldercare environment, adapting the functioning to the needs of the individual in real-time. In order to achieve this goal, systems must be capable of monitoring the behaviour of the elderly people and responding to dynamic changes in their performance,(More)
Component ensembles are a promising way of building self-aware autonomic adaptive systems. This approach has been promoted by the EU project ASCENS, which develops the core idea of ensembles by providing rigorous semantics as well as models and methods for the whole development life cycle of an ensemble-based system. These methods specifically address(More)
The aim of this paper is to describe a system whose final goal is to detect if a driver is drowsy, in order to prevent potentially danger situations. The system is based on the processing of the driver’s face image, acquired by a webcam installed on the dashboard of the car. After a brief introduction explaining the connection of the present work to the(More)