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Special Issue "Intelligent Context-Aware Sensing Systems"

A special issue of Sensors (ISSN 1424-8220). This special issue belongs to the section "Intelligent Sensors".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 20 April 2020.

Special Issue Editors

Prof. Paul Davidsson
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Guest Editor
Malmö University, Malmö, Sweden
Interests: Artificial Intelligence; Internet of Things; machine learning; distributed systems
Dr. Reza Malekian
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Guest Editor
Malmö University, Malmö, Sweden
Interests: advanced sensor networks; cyber physical systems; smart cities; stochastic modeling and analysis
Dr. Jan Persson
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Guest Editor
Malmö University, Malmö, Sweden
Interests: intelligent data fusion; interactive machine learning; optimization; and simulation

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Intelligent context-aware sensing systems are able to extract and interpret contextual information, such as user patterns, activities, emotions, and environmental states, in order to understand situations and adapt their behavior accordingly. Context-awareness is crucial for the realization of intelligent Internet of Things (IoT), cyber-physical systems (CPS), and sensor network applications. To achieve intelligent data fusion in multisensor environments to understand dynamic contexts, methods for automatic learning and adaption need to be considered.

Although the data are generated and collected by devices at the edge of the network, they may not have the computational resources to perform advanced data management, analytics, and machine learning. However, edge computing may improve important qualities, such as latency, privacy, security, robustness, and resilience of applications.

The topics of this Special Issue interest include but are not limited to:

  • Context-aware sensing for ubiquitous computing;
  • Context-aware sensor networks;
  • Context-aware mobile and edge devices;
  • Context-aware CPS and IoT systems;
  • Learning and adaptive context-aware systems;
  • Applications of intelligent context-aware sensing, e.g., smart cities, healthcare, intelligent transportation systems, energy management, activity and emotion recognition.

Prof. Paul Davidsson
Dr. Reza Malekian
Dr. Jan Persson
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

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Keywords

  • context-awareness
  • sensing systems
  • data management and analytics
  • machine learning
  • artificial intelligence
  • sensor fusion
  • cyber-physical systems
  • Internet of Things
  • adaptive systems
  • activity and emotion recognition

Published Papers

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