UMBC ebiquity

Intelligent Agents Meet Semantic Web in a Smart Meeting Room

Authors: Harry Chen, Filip Perich, Dipanjan Chakraborty, Tim Finin, and Anupam Joshi

Book Title: Proceedings of the Third International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents & Multi Agent Systems (AAMAS 2004)

Date: July 19, 2004

Abstract: We describe a new smart meeting room system called EasyMeeting that explores the use of FIPA agent technologies, Semantic Web ontologies, logic reasoning, and security and privacy policies. Building on a pervasive computing system that we have developed previously, EasyMeeting can provide relevant services and information to meeting participants based on their situational needs. Our system exploits the context-aware support provided by the Context Broker Architecture (CoBrA). Central to CoBrA is an intelligent broker agent that maintains a shared model of context for all computing entities in the space and enforces the privacy policies defined by the users. We also describe the use of CoBrA ontologies, logic reasoning, and privacy protection mechanisms, and evaluate our initial user experience studies.

Type: InProceedings

Address: New York City, NY

Tags: context-aware, cobra, agent, pervasive computing, ontology, semantic web

Google Scholar: FFtJqglsRegJ

Number of Google Scholar citations: 81 [show citations]

Number of downloads: 4693


Available for download as

size: 802372 bytes

Related Projects:

Past Projects

 Context Broker Architecture (CoBrA).
 Vigil / Secure Centaurus.