This volume provides state-of-the-art coverage of the diverse topics related to pervasive computing and intelligent multimedia technologies. The use of different computational intelligence-based approaches to various problems in pervasive computing are examined, including video streaming, intelligent behavior modeling and control for mobile manipulators, tele-gaming, indexing video summaries for quick video browsing, web service processes, virtual environments, ambient intelligence, and prevention and detection of attacks to ubiquitous databases. Topics and features: includes a comprehensive overview, providing a thorough literature review; examines virtual reality technology, and mobile virtual environments; describes various approaches in ambient intelligence for home health care for the elderly and those suffering from Alzheimer's disease, and for volcano monitoring; investigates issues in web services and situation awareness in pervasive computing environments; explores wireless network applications.
- 2010 Springer London, London
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