Human-Centric Interfaces for Ambient IntelligenceEdited by
- Hamid Aghajan, Stanford University, USA
- Juan Carlos Augusto, University of Ulster, UK
- Ramon Lopez-Cozar Delgado, University of Granada, Spain
To create truly effective human-centric ambient intelligence systems both engineering and computing methods are needed. This is the first book to bridge data processing and intelligent reasoning methods for the creation of human-centered ambient intelligence systems. Interdisciplinary in nature, the book covers topics such as multi-modal interfaces, human-computer interaction, smart environments and pervasive computing, addressing principles, paradigms, methods and applications.
This book will be an ideal reference for university researchers, R&D engineers, computer engineers, and graduate students working in signal, speech and video processing, multi-modal interfaces, human-computer interaction and applications of ambient intelligence.
Hamid Aghajan is a Professor of Electrical Engineering (consulting) at Stanford University, USA. His research is on user-centric vision applications in smart homes, assisted living / well being, smart meetings, and avatar-based social interactions. He is Editor-in-Chief of "Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments", has chaired ACM/IEEE ICDSC 2008, and organized workshops/sessions/tutorials at ECCV, ACM MM, FG, ECAI, ICASSP, CVPR.
Juan Carlos Augusto is a Lecturer at the University of Ulster, UK. He is conducting research on Smart Homes and Classrooms. He has given tutorials at IJCAI07 and AAAI08. He is Editor-in-Chief of the Book Series on "Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments" and the "Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments". He has co-Chaired ICOST06, AITAmI06/07/08, and is Workshops Chair for IE09.
Ramón López-Cózar Delgado is a Professor at the Faculty of Computer Science and Telecommunications of the University of Granada, Spain. His research interests include speech recognition and understanding, dialogue management and Ambient Intelligence. He is a member of ISCA (International Speech Communication Association), SEPLN (Spanish Society on Natural Language Processing) and AIPO (Spanish Society on HCI).
Signal, image and video processing university (applied) researchers, R&D engineers; computer engineers working in computer vision and human-centric design
Published: November 2009
Imprint: Academic Press
Part I: Vision and Visual Interfaces
1. Face to face collaborative interfaces Aaron Quigley and Florin Bodea (University College Dublin, Ireland)2. Computer vision interfaces for interactive art Andrew Senior (Google, USA), Alejandro Jaimes-Larrarte (Telefonica, Spain)
3. Ubiquitous gaze: Using gaze at the interface Dirk Heylen (University of Twente, The Netherlands)4. Exploiting natural language generation in scene interpretation Carles Fernández, Pau Baiget, Xavier Roca, Jordi González (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain)
5. The language of action: A new tool for human-centric interfaces Yiannis Aloimonos (Univ. of Maryland, USA), Gutemberg Guerra-Filho ( University of Texas at Arlington, USA), Abhijit Ogale (Univ. of Maryland, USA)Part II: Speech Processing and Dialogue Management
6. Robust speech recognition under noisy ambient conditions Kuldip Paliwal (Griffith University, Australia), Kaisheng Yao (Microsoft, USA)7. Speaker recognition in smart environments Sadaoki Furui (Tokyo Inst. of Technology, Japan)
8. Machine learning approaches to spoken language understanding Minwoo Jeong and Gary Geunbae Lee (Pohang University of Science and Technology, South Korea)9. The role of spoken dialogue in user-environment interaction Michael McTear (University of Ulster, Northern Ireland)
10. Speech synthesis in ambient intelligence environments Murtaza Bulut and Shrikanth Narayanan (University of Southern California, USA)Part III: Multimodal Interfaces
11. Tangible interfaces for ambient augmented reality applications Mark Billinghurst, Raphael Grasset, Hartmut Seichter (Human Interface Technology, New Zealand)12. Physical browsing and selection: Easy interaction with ambient services Pasi Valkkynen, Johan Plomp, Timo Tuomisto (VTT, Finland)
13. Non-symbolic gestural interaction for ambient intelligence Matthias Rehm (Univ. of Augsburg, Germany)14. Evaluation of multimodal interfaces for ambient intelligence Sebastian Moller, Klaus-Peter Engelbrecht, Christine Kuhnel, Anja Naumann, Ina Wechsung, Benjamin Weiss (Technical Univ. of Berlin,
Germany)Part IV: Smart Environment Applications
15. New frontiers in machine learning for predictive user modeling Ashish Kapoor (Microsoft Research, USA)16. Games and entertainment in ambient intelligence environments Anton Nijholt, Dennis Reidsma, Ronald Poppe (University of Twente, The Netherlands)
17. Natural and implicit information seeking cues in responsive technology Maurice Chu, James Bo Begole (PARC, USA)18. Interaction in intelligent environments Wolfgang Minker, Tobias Heinroth , Petra-Maria Strauss, Dmitry Zaykovskiy (University of Ulm, Germany)
19. Deploying context-aware home health technology: Human-centric challenges Stephen Intille (MIT, USA)Epilogue: Applications outlook