Ambient Intelligence: Towards Smart Appliance Ensembles

@inproceedings{Encarnao2005AmbientIT,
  title={Ambient Intelligence: Towards Smart Appliance Ensembles},
  author={Jos{\'e} L. Encarnaç{\~a}o and Thomas Kirste},
  booktitle={From Integrated Publication and Information Systems to Virtual Information and Knowledge Environments},
  year={2005}
}
The vision of Ambient Intelligence is based on the ubiquity of information technology, the presence of computation, communication, and sensorial capabilities in an unlimited abundance of everyday appliances and environments. Today's experimental smart environments are carefully designed by hand, but future ambient intelligent infrastructures must be able to configure themselves from the available components in order to be effective in the real world. We argue that enabling an ensemble of… 
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