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A computing with words framework for ambient intelligence

Bilgin, A and Hagras, H and Malibari, A and Alghazzawi, D and Alhaddad, MJ (2013) A computing with words framework for ambient intelligence. In: UNSPECIFIED, ? - ?.

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One of the challenges for the fast advancing ambient intelligence vision is to maintain the perception of the future home being a safe place where the inhabitants relax, enjoy and feel comfortable. In a home environment, the role of technology is approached skeptically; hence, there is a need to provide highlevel communication between the users and the intelligent space so that the users get accustomed to what technology has to offer. In this paper, we introduce a Computing with Words (CWWs) framework which provides human-like reasoning via abstraction and high-level description of thoughts, feelings, etc. This framework can be considered as an exocortex as it aids the human thinking outside the bio-brain. The CWWs paradigm aims to establish high level home-human communication, which is necessary for people to perceive the technology as a cooperative guide and an improvement on their life styles. © 2013 IEEE.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Published proceedings: Proceedings - 2013 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, SMC 2013
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Health > Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, School of
Depositing User: Jim Jamieson
Date Deposited: 08 Jan 2015 17:07
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2019 00:18

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