COIVA: context-aware and ontology-powered information visualization architecture
Article first published online: 22 SEP 2010
Copyright © 2010 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Software: Practice and Experience
Volume 41, Issue 4, pages 403–426, 10 April 2011
How to Cite
Hervás, R. and Bravo, J. (2011), COIVA: context-aware and ontology-powered information visualization architecture. Softw: Pract. Exper., 41: 403–426. doi: 10.1002/spe.1011
- Issue published online: 6 MAR 2011
- Article first published online: 22 SEP 2010
- Manuscript Revised: 28 JUL 2010
- Manuscript Accepted: 28 JUL 2010
- Manuscript Received: 28 DEC 2009
- ubiquitous computing;
- semantic web;
- knowledge management;
This paper exploits semantics to apply context in run-time adaptation, particularly for services in a user-centered smart environment. Context-sensitive services are usually focused on their own information without interoperation pretensions. It is necessary to enable common context models and systems in order to make context-aware applications interoperable. Moreover, context management systems need to implement mechanisms to support the dynamic behavior of the users and their surroundings, including techniques to adapt the model to their future needs, to maintain the context information at run-time and to be interoperable with external context models. By adapting web semantic technologies we can enable smarter and more proactive operation of context management systems. Copyright © 2010 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.