Special Issue "Context-Aware Computing and Smart Recommender Systems in the IoT"

A special issue of Electronics (ISSN 2079-9292). This special issue belongs to the section "Computer Science & Engineering".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 October 2021.

Special Issue Editors

Dr. Marco Lombardi
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Guest Editor
DIIN, University of Salerno, Fisciano (SA), Italy
Interests: context-aware computing; recommender systems; Internet of Things; big data; knowledge management
Dr. Domenico Santaniello
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Guest Editor
DIIN, University of Salerno, Fisciano (SA), Italy
Interests: machine learning; artificial intelligence; context awareness; situation awareness; Internet of Things; big data
Dr. Zilu Liang
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Guest Editor
Faculty of Engineering, Kyoto University of Advanced Science, Kyoto, Japan
Interests: ubiquitous computing; wearable computing; personal informatics; digital health
Dr. Muhammad Khan

Guest Editor
ComNets Lab, Department of Computer Science, New York University, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Interests: artificial intelligence; TCP congestion control; machi; self-organizing network; cloud radio access networks

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Context-aware computing describes the development of technologies and applications that can detect data from the surrounding environment and react accordingly with specific actions, reducing and simplifying the human–machine interaction process. The latter automatically offer a range of services to help the user during daily professional or private life by managing the available resources. Therefore, context awareness should be intended as a set of technical features able to provide added value to services in different application segments.

Context changes result in a transformation of the user experience. For this reason, context-aware computing has played a key role in addressing this challenge in previous paradigms, such as mobile and pervasive computing, and is playing a crucial role in the Internet of Things (IoT) paradigm. Indeed, thanks to new technologies, a user can access large amounts of content and services with different purposes and requirements in each context. In this scenario, the need arises for recommendation systems that consider users’ personal preferences and all the contextual aspects to recommend the right services and contents at a specific time.

This Special Issue aims to present studies in context-aware computing, recommender systems, and IoT. Researchers are invited to submit their manuscripts to this Special Issue and contribute their models, proposals, reviews, and studies.

Dr. Marco Lombardi
Dr. Domenico Santaniello
Dr. Zilu Liang
Dr. Muhammad Khan
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

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Keywords

  • context-aware computing
  • recommender systems
  • Internet of Things
  • smart environments
  • big data
  • ubiquitous computing
  • wearable computing
  • activity recognition

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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