Smart Environments: Technology, Protocols and Applications

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John Wiley & Sons, Nov 11, 2004 - Computers - 404 pages
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Smart Environments contains contributions from leading researchers, describing techniques and issues related to developing and living in intelligent environments. Reflecting the multidisciplinary nature of the design of smart environments, the topics covered include the latest research in smart environment philosophical and computational architecture considerations, network protocols for smart environments, intelligent sensor networks and powerline control of devices, and action prediction and identification.
 

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Contents

PART 2 TECHNOLOGIES FOR SMART ENVIRONMENTS
11
PART 3 ALGORITHMS AND PROTOCOLS FOR SMART ENVIRONMENTS
151
PART 4 APPLICATIONS
271
PART 5 CONCLUSIONS
385
Index
393
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DIANE J. COOK, PhD, is a professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Texas at Arlington, where she leads the MavHome smart home project and directs the Artificial Intelligence Research Laboratory. A senior member of the IEEE and member of the American Association for Artificial Intelligence, she also sits on the Board of Governors for the IEEE’s Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society.

SAJAL K. DAS, PhD, is a professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and Founding Director of the Center for Research in Wireless Mobility and Networking (CReWMaN) at the University of Texas at Arlington. He is the coauthor of Mobile Wireless Computing: A Quantitative Approach.

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