Conference Paper

A Generic Layer Model for Context-Aware Communication Adaptation

Inst. Nat. des Telecommun. Paris, Paris
DOI: 10.1109/WCNC.2008.529 Conference: Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, 2008. WCNC 2008. IEEE
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Personal communications are facing many challenges created by mobility and convergence in today's communication networks. People often find themselves interacting with their devices in attention-constrained environments and deal with a bewildering variety of communication services, devices and access technologies. Many solutions tried to resolve this issue by relying on context-awareness. However, they suffered from drawbacks that hinder their deployment in the consumer market. In this paper, we discuss the implementation of INCA (intelligent network-based communication assistant), a multi-layered agent for context-aware adaptation of personal communications. This agent relies on a generic layer model that is applied to each of its layers, therefore enabling an intuitive and easy to implement architecture.

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