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We study the case of integrating situational reasoning into a mobile service recommendation system. Since mobile Inter-net services are rapidly proliferating, finding and using appropriate services requires profound service descriptions. As a consequence, for average mobile users it is nowadays virtually impossible to find the most appropriate service among(More)
Mobile devices are becoming more and more difficult to use due to the sheer number of functions now supported. In this paper, we propose a menu customization system that ranks functions so as to make interesting functions, both frequently used functions and rarely used functions, easy to access. Concretely, we define the features of phone functions by(More)
—In this paper, an algorithm that acquires the intermediate goals between the initial and goal states is proposed for an agent executing multiple tasks. We demonstrate the algorithm in the problem of rearranging multiple objects. The result shows that the moving distance to transfer the entire objects to their goal configuration is 1/15 of that without(More)
We have been developing a task-based service navigation system that offers to the user for his selected services relevant to the task the user wants to perform. We observed that the tasks likely to be performed in a given situation depend on the user's role such as businessman or father. To further our research, we constructed a role-ontology and utilized(More)
Onomatopoeia is widely used in food reviews about food or restaurants. In this paper, we propose and evaluate a method to extract onomatopoeia including unknown ones automatically from food reviews sites. From the evaluation result, we found that we can extract onomatopoeia for specific foods with more than 46% precision; we find 18 unknown onomatopoeia,(More)
Activities, defined as actions someone can accomplish or things one can create, are located all around the web contained in various How-To and DIY sites. In this paper we are presenting our research on a system focused on retrieving information about activities related to a simple query which is given as input. An overview of the system's design which is(More)