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UBICOMM 2012 - The Context Manager: Personalized Information and Services in Mobile Environments

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"The Context Manager: Personalized Information and Services in Mobile Environments" paper presentation at UBICOMM 2012

"The Context Manager: Personalized Information and Services in Mobile Environments" paper presentation at UBICOMM 2012

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  • 1. UBICOMM 2012 Barcelona Introduction Context Management Infrastructure The Context Manager Prototype Conclusions THE CONTEXT MANAGER: PERSONALIZED INFORMATION AND SERVICES IN MOBILE ENVIRONMENTS Pablo Curiel Álamo Ana Belén Lago Vilariño DeustoTech - Deusto Institute of Technology Bilbao, SpainPablo Curiel - The Context Manager: Personalized Information and Services in Mobile Environments 1
  • 2. UBICOMM 2012 Barcelona TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction Context Management Infrastructure The Context Manager Prototype Conclusions • Introduction • The Context Management Infrastructure • The Context Manager • Prototype and Use Case • ConclusionsPablo Curiel - The Context Manager: Personalized Information and Services in Mobile Environments 2
  • 3. UBICOMM 2012 Barcelona CONTEXT AND CONTEXT-AWARENESS Introduction INTRODUCTION Context Management Infrastructure The Context Manager Prototype Conclusions • Context information management has become of great interest – Context-aware application development – Information and service personalization – Greater relevancy for the end-usersPablo Curiel - The Context Manager: Personalized Information and Services in Mobile Environments 3
  • 4. UBICOMM 2012 Barcelona CONTEXT-AWARENESS IN MOBILE DEVICES Introduction INTRODUCTION Context Management Infrastructure The Context Manager Prototype Conclusions Mobile devices  Great platformPablo Curiel - The Context Manager: Personalized Information and Services in Mobile Environments 4
  • 5. UBICOMM 2012 Barcelona THE GOAL Introduction INTRODUCTION Context Management Infrastructure The Context Manager Prototype Conclusions • Give service to a mobile and user-tailored service environment • Manage the context information that will enable: – Selecting services which are relevant to the end- users – Adapting those services to better meet end-user needsPablo Curiel - The Context Manager: Personalized Information and Services in Mobile Environments 5
  • 6. UBICOMM 2012 Barcelona WHAT IS IT? Introduction Context Management Infrastructure CONTEXT MANAGEMENT INFRASTRUCTURE The Context Manager Prototype Conclusions • The context management infrastructure – Is responsible for dealing with context information during its whole life cycle • Information provisioning • Adaptation and aggregation • Usage of it in benefit of the user • Comprised of a series of elements, which can be classified in three groups depending on the task they carry out with context informationPablo Curiel - The Context Manager: Personalized Information and Services in Mobile Environments 6
  • 7. UBICOMM 2012 Barcelona CONTEXT PROVIDERS Introduction Context Management Infrastructure CONTEXT MANAGEMENT INFRASTRUCTURE The Context Manager Prototype Conclusions • The Context Management InfrastructurePablo Curiel - The Context Manager: Personalized Information and Services in Mobile Environments 7
  • 8. UBICOMM 2012 Barcelona CONTEXT PROVIDERS Introduction Context Management Infrastructure CONTEXT MANAGEMENT INFRASTRUCTURE The Context Manager Prototype Conclusions • Context Providers – Entities which provide context information to the system – Physical sensors, mobile devices, social networks, services...Pablo Curiel - The Context Manager: Personalized Information and Services in Mobile Environments 8
  • 9. UBICOMM 2012 Barcelona CONTEXT PROVIDERS Introduction Context Management Infrastructure CONTEXT MANAGEMENT INFRASTRUCTURE The Context Manager Prototype Conclusions • Context Consumers – Entities which make use of context information to adapt their behaviour or to take decisionsPablo Curiel - The Context Manager: Personalized Information and Services in Mobile Environments 9
  • 10. UBICOMM 2012 Barcelona CONTEXT PROVIDERS Introduction Context Management Infrastructure CONTEXT MANAGEMENT INFRASTRUCTURE The Context Manager Prototype Conclusions • The Context ManagerPablo Curiel - The Context Manager: Personalized Information and Services in Mobile Environments 10
  • 11. UBICOMM 2012 Barcelona THE CONTEXT MANAGER Introduction Context Management Infrastructure THE CContextMANAGER The ONTEXT Manager Prototype Conclusions • The Context Manager: The central element – Relieves mobile devices from carrying out demanding tasks with context information – Context repository • Stores context information received from the sources • Allows consumers to access it – Data-centric approach – Comprised of a series of independent and reusable componentsPablo Curiel - The Context Manager: Personalized Information and Services in Mobile Environments 11
  • 12. UBICOMM 2012 Barcelona THE CONTEXT MANAGER Introduction Context Management Infrastructure THE CContextMANAGER The ONTEXT Manager Prototype Conclusions • Current Context – Stores the context information which is valid in each moment. • Context Broker – Receives the context information from the sources and stores it in the current context – Responds consumers’ requests querying the current context – Two subcomponents • Query Manager: Synchronous access to the context • Suscription Manager: Asynchronous access to the contextPablo Curiel - The Context Manager: Personalized Information and Services in Mobile Environments 12
  • 13. UBICOMM 2012 Barcelona THE CONTEXT MANAGEMENT API Introduction Context Management Infrastructure THE CContextMANAGER The ONTEXT Manager Prototype Conclusions • Unique entry point to the Context Manager functionality • Generic methods to work with context information – Add/Remove Context Info – Query – Subscribe/NotifyPablo Curiel - The Context Manager: Personalized Information and Services in Mobile Environments 13
  • 14. UBICOMM 2012 Barcelona PROTOTYPE Introduction Context Management Infrastructure The Context Manager Prototype PROTOTYPE Conclusions • Context Manager – Java and OSGi – Jena2 and Jenabean – RESTful InterfacePablo Curiel - The Context Manager: Personalized Information and Services in Mobile Environments 14
  • 15. UBICOMM 2012 Barcelona PROTOTYPE Introduction Context Management Infrastructure The Context Manager Prototype PROTOTYPE Conclusions • Contextual Service – Suggests plans to nearby friends – Connected to TwitterPablo Curiel - The Context Manager: Personalized Information and Services in Mobile Environments 15
  • 16. UBICOMM 2012 Barcelona PROTOTYPE Introduction Context Management Infrastructure The Context Manager Prototype PROTOTYPE Conclusions • Mobile end-user application – Android OS – Informs the Context Manager about user statusPablo Curiel - The Context Manager: Personalized Information and Services in Mobile Environments 16
  • 17. UBICOMM 2012 Barcelona USE CASE Introduction Context Management Infrastructure The Context Manager Prototype PROTOTYPE Conclusions • Ontology – Users – Locations – Restaurants – Activities – AlertsPablo Curiel - The Context Manager: Personalized Information and Services in Mobile Environments 17
  • 18. UBICOMM 2012 Barcelona USE CASE Introduction Context Management Infrastructure The Context Manager Prototype PROTOTYPE Conclusions • We have 3 friends… Carlos Alfonso BenitoPablo Curiel - The Context Manager: Personalized Information and Services in Mobile Environments 18
  • 19. UBICOMM 2012 Barcelona USE CASE Introduction Context Management Infrastructure The Context Manager Prototype PROTOTYPE Conclusions • And the Contextual Service… Subscribe Friends are in the same locationPablo Curiel - The Context Manager: Personalized Information and Services in Mobile Environments 19
  • 20. UBICOMM 2012 Barcelona USE CASE Introduction Context Management Infrastructure The Context Manager Prototype PROTOTYPE Conclusions • Alfonso has a busy day Update Alfonso is WorkingPablo Curiel - The Context Manager: Personalized Information and Services in Mobile Environments 20
  • 21. UBICOMM 2012 Barcelona USE CASE Introduction Context Management Infrastructure The Context Manager Prototype PROTOTYPE Conclusions • Carlos travels to Barcelona Carlos Alfonso BenitoPablo Curiel - The Context Manager: Personalized Information and Services in Mobile Environments 21
  • 22. UBICOMM 2012 Barcelona USE CASE Introduction Context Management Infrastructure The Context Manager Prototype PROTOTYPE Conclusions • And his mobile app tells the Context Manager about it Carlos UpdatePablo Curiel - The Context Manager: Personalized Information and Services in Mobile Environments 22
  • 23. UBICOMM 2012 Barcelona USE CASE Introduction Context Management Infrastructure The Context Manager Prototype PROTOTYPE Conclusions • So the subscription registered by the Service is matched The 3 friends are in Barcelona! NotifyPablo Curiel - The Context Manager: Personalized Information and Services in Mobile Environments 23
  • 24. UBICOMM 2012 Barcelona USE CASE Introduction Context Management Infrastructure The Context Manager Prototype PROTOTYPE Conclusions • Organize a meeting! Which friends are available? Query Carlos & BenitoPablo Curiel - The Context Manager: Personalized Information and Services in Mobile Environments 24
  • 25. UBICOMM 2012 Barcelona USE CASE Introduction Context Management Infrastructure The Context Manager Prototype PROTOTYPE Conclusions • Organize a meeting! Alerts for Carlos & Benito “Wanna meet for a lunch?” Update UpdatePablo Curiel - The Context Manager: Personalized Information and Services in Mobile Environments 25
  • 26. UBICOMM 2012 Barcelona USE CASE Introduction Context Management Infrastructure The Context Manager Prototype PROTOTYPE Conclusions • Organize a meeting! Are there alerts for Carlos us? Query Query Benito Yes! “Wanna meet for a lunch?”Pablo Curiel - The Context Manager: Personalized Information and Services in Mobile Environments 26
  • 27. UBICOMM 2012 Barcelona CONCLUSIONS Introduction Context Management Infrastructure The Context Manager Prototype Conclusions CONCLUSIONS • A context management infrastructure that – Supports resource-limited devices like mobile devices – Relies on open standards – Is extensiblePablo Curiel - The Context Manager: Personalized Information and Services in Mobile Environments 27
  • 28. UBICOMM 2012 Barcelona FUTURE WORK Introduction Context Management Infrastructure The Context Manager Prototype Conclusions CONCLUSIONS • Supporting a Context history • Privacy and security policies – Trust in context providers – Control access for context consumers • More demanding real-life validation scenariosPablo Curiel - The Context Manager: Personalized Information and Services in Mobile Environments 28
  • 29. UBICOMM 2012 Barcelona Introduction Context Management Infrastructure The Context Manager Prototype Conclusions The Context Manager: Personalized Information and Services in Mobile Environments Pablo Curiel Álamo pcuriel@deusto.es DeustoTech - Deusto Institute of Technology. 48007 Bilbao, SpainPablo Curiel - The Context Manager: Personalized Information and Services in Mobile Environments 29