Protocol Requirements for Self-organizing Artifacts: Towards an Ambient Intelligence

@article{Gershenson2004ProtocolRF,
  title={Protocol Requirements for Self-organizing Artifacts: Towards an Ambient Intelligence},
  author={Carlos Gershenson and Francis Heylighen},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2004},
  volume={nlin.AO/0404004}
}
We discuss1 which properties common-use artifacts should have to collaborate without human intervention. We conceive how devices, such as mobile phones, PDAs, and home appliances, could be seamlessly integrated to provide an “ambient intelligence” that responds to the user’s desires without requiring explicit programming or commands. While the hardware and software technology to build such systems already exists, as yet there is no standard protocol that can learn new meanings. We propose the… 

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