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Living without a safety net in an Intelligent Environment

Augusto, Juan Carlos, McCullagh, PJ and Walkden, JA (2011) Living without a safety net in an Intelligent Environment. ICST Transactions on Ambient Systems, ICST.ORG, 9 pp, DOI: 10.4108/trans.amsys.2011.e6 [Internet publication]

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URL: http://eudl.eu/doi/10.4108/trans.amsys.2011.e6

DOI: 10.4108/trans.amsys.2011.e6

Abstract

Computing systems comprise a surreptitious and intrinsic part of our daily life activities. Applications that supporthumans in daily life facilitate the development of the so-called Intelligent Environments. Like any technologyIntelligent Environments can fail. This paper examines potential negative consequences of such systems if they aretoo naively or optimistically developed and used. The aim of this work is to encourage those contributing to thetechnical area to reflect on these issues and to provide symbiotic solutions which make such a powerful technicaldevelopment safer for humans so that it can unfold all its potential to empower future citizens, especially thevulnerable.

Item Type:Internet publication
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Computing & Engineering
Faculty of Computing & Engineering > School of Computing and Mathematics
Research Institutes and Groups:Computer Science Research Institute > Smart Environments
Computer Science Research Institute
ID Code:26445
Deposited By: Dr Paul McCullagh
Deposited On:22 Aug 2013 09:38
Last Modified:17 Oct 2017 16:10

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