The Human Face of Ambient Intelligence: Cognitive, Emotional, Affective, Behavioral and Conversational Aspects by Simon Elias BibriThe Human Face of Ambient Intelligence: Cognitive, Emotional, Affective, Behavioral and Conversational Aspects by Simon Elias Bibri

The Human Face of Ambient Intelligence: Cognitive, Emotional, Affective, Behavioral and…

bySimon Elias Bibri

Hardcover | July 16, 2015

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As a socially disruptive technology, Ambient Intelligence is ultimately directed towards humans and targeted at the mundane life made of an infinite richness of circumstances that cannot fully be considered and easily be anticipated. Most books, however, focus their analysis on, or deal largely with, the advancement of the technology and its potential only. This book offers a fresh, up-to-date, and holistic approach to Ambient Intelligence. As such, it addresses the interdisciplinary and
transdisciplinary aspects of the rapidly evolving field of Ambient Intelligence by seamlessly integrating and fusing it with artificial intelligence, cognitive science and psychology, social sciences, and
humanities. It is divided into two main parts: Part 1 is about different permutations of enabling technologies as well as core computational capabilities, namely context awareness, implicit and natural interaction, and intelligent behavior. It details the existing and upcoming prerequisite technologies, and elucidates the application and convergence of major current and future computing trends. Part 2 is an accessible review and synthesis of the latest research in the human-directed sciences and computing and how these are intricately interrelated in the realm of Ambient
Intelligence. It deals with the state-of-the-art human-inspired applications which show human-like understanding and exhibit intelligent behavior in relation to a variety of aspects of human functioning - states and processes. It describes and elaborates on the rich potential of Ambient Intelligence from a variety of interrelated perspectives and the plethora of challenges and bottlenecks involved in making Ambient Intelligence a reality, and also discusses the established knowledge and recent discoveries
in the human-directed sciences and their application and convergence in the ambit of Ambient Intelligence computing. This seminal reference work is the most comprehensive of its kind, and will prove invaluable to students, researchers, and professionals across both computing and the human-directed sciences.

Title:The Human Face of Ambient Intelligence: Cognitive, Emotional, Affective, Behavioral and…Format:HardcoverDimensions:523 pagesPublished:July 16, 2015Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9462391297

ISBN - 13:9789462391291

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Table of Contents

Introduction.- Ambient Intelligence: A New Computing Paradigm and a Vision of a Next Wave in ICT.- Context and Context Awareness of Humans and AmI Systems: Characteristics and Differences and Technological Challenges and Limitations.- Context Recognition in AmI Environments: Sensor and MMES Technology, Recognition Approaches, and Pattern Recognition Methods.- Context Modelling, Representation, and Reasoning: An Ontological and Hybrid Approach.- Implicit and Natural HCI in AmI: Ambient and Multimodal User Interfaces, Intelligent Agents, Intelligent Behavior, and Mental and Physical Invisibility.- Towards AmI Systems Capable of Engaging in 'Intelligent Dialogue' and 'Mingling Socially with Humans'.- Affective Behavioral Features of AmI: Affective Context Aware, Emotion-Aware, Context-Aware Affective, and Emotionally Intelligent Systems.- The Cognitively Supporting Behavior of AmI Systems: Context Awareness, Explicit Natural (Touchless) Interaction, Affective Factors and Aesthetics, and Presence.- Concluding Remarks, Practical and Research Implications, and Reflections.