Ontology for Simulation of Ambient Assisted Living Environments

Juan B. Mocholí, Pilar Sala, Juan C. Naranjo, Vicente Traver, Carlos Fernández-Llatas

Abstract

This paper describes the ontologies developed in the framework of the European project VAALID. They are a set of OWL ontologies that are used to define Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) solutions, providing the semantics to model services, the actors involved in the service, AAL environments and their spaces, devices and furniture. The ontologies also include concepts to model the interaction among all the parts of the AAL solution, which mainly define requirements and restrictions. The model of interaction is based on the Common Access Profile.

References

  1. Dey, A. K., Salber, D., and Abowd, G. D. A conceptual framework and a toolkit for supporting the rapid prototyping of context-aware applications. Human-Computer Interaction 2001, 16(2-3)
  2. World Health Organization (2001), International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF) at http://www.who.int/classiffications/icf/en/.
  3. ETSI, EG 202 116 v1.2.1 (2002-09): Human Factors (HF); Guidelines for ICT products and services; “Design for All” at http://www.etsi.org.
  4. Hightower J., Borriella G. Location Systems for Ubiquitous Computing. IEEE Computer 2001, vol. 34, pp. 57-66.
  5. AMIGO project website, http://www.hitech-projects.com/euprojects/amigo/ last access October 2010.
  6. SOPRANO project website, http://www.soprano-ip.org last access October 2010.
  7. L. Sommaruga, A., Perri, F., Furfari: "DomoML-env: an ontology for Human Home Interaction" In Proceedings of SWAP 2005, the 2nd Italian Semantic Web Workshop, Trento, Italy, December 14-16, 2005, CEUR Workshop Proceedings.
  8. F., Furfari, L. Sommaruga, C., Soria, R., Fresco, “DomoML: the definition of a standard markup for interoperability of Human Home Interactions”, Proceedings of the 2nd European Union Symposium on Ambient intelligence (EUSAI 2004), November 8-10, Eindhoven, The Netherlands.
  9. Dario Bonino and Fulvio Corno, DogOnt - Ontology Modeling for Intelligent Domotic Environments, Proceedings of 7th International Semantic Web Conference, October 26-30, 2008. Karlsruhe, Germany. Ed. Springer-Verlag, Lecture Notes on Computer Science, pp. 790-803.
  10. Preuveneers D., Van Den Bergh J., Wagelaar D., et al. Towards an extensible context ontology for Ambient Intelligence. Proceedings of the Second European Symposium, EUSAI 2004. Ambient Intelligence. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 3295, pp. 148-159. Springer.
  11. Harry Chen, Filip Perich, Tim Finin, and Anupam Joshi. SOUPA: Standard Ontology for Ubiquitous and Pervasive Applications. In Proceedings of the First Annual International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Networking and Services. Boston, MA: Mobiquitous 2004, 2004.
  12. Wang, X. H., Zhang, D. Q., Gu, T., Pung, H. K.: Ontology based context modeling and reasoning using owl. In: Proceedings of PERCOMW 2004. (2004).
  13. Roussaki, I., Strimpakou, M., Pils, C., Kalatzis, N., Anagnostou, M. Hybrid context modelling: A location-based scheme using ontologies. 4th Annual IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops (PERCOMW'06). 2006.
  14. M. Strimpakou, I. Roussaki, and M. E. Anagnostou. A context ontology for pervasive service provision. In 20th Int. Conf. on Advanced Information Networking and Applications, pages 775-779, 2006.
  15. iso.org/.
  16. Fourney D., (2007) Using a common accessibility profile to improve accessibility. Master Thesis submitted to the College of Graduate Studies and Research, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada.
  17. Consortium VAALID. VAALID Project: Accessibility and Usability Validation Framework for AAL Interaction Design Process. http://www.vaalid-project.org 2008-2010.
  18. Naranjo J. C., Fernández C., Sala P et al. (2009) A modelling framework for Ambient Assisted Living validation. Universal Access in HCI, Part II, HCII 2009, LNCS 5615:228- 237.
Download


Paper Citation


in Harvard Style

Mocholí J., Sala P., Naranjo J., Traver V. and Fernández-Llatas C. (2011). Ontology for Simulation of Ambient Assisted Living Environments . In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Semantic Interoperability - Volume 1: IWSI, (ICAART 2011) ISBN 978-989-8425-43-0, pages 88-97. DOI: 10.5220/0003352800880097


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iwsi11,
author={Juan B. Mocholí and Pilar Sala and Juan C. Naranjo and Vicente Traver and Carlos Fernández-Llatas},
title={Ontology for Simulation of Ambient Assisted Living Environments },
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Workshop on Semantic Interoperability - Volume 1: IWSI, (ICAART 2011)},
year={2011},
pages={88-97},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003352800880097},
isbn={978-989-8425-43-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Workshop on Semantic Interoperability - Volume 1: IWSI, (ICAART 2011)
TI - Ontology for Simulation of Ambient Assisted Living Environments
SN - 978-989-8425-43-0
AU - Mocholí J.
AU - Sala P.
AU - Naranjo J.
AU - Traver V.
AU - Fernández-Llatas C.
PY - 2011
SP - 88
EP - 97
DO - 10.5220/0003352800880097