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Champion: Enrico Motta
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Participant(s):Enrico Motta, Andriy Nikolov, Keerthi Thomas, Mathieu d'Aquin, Vanessa Lopez, Miriam Fernandez

Timeline:01 Feb 2009 - 31 Jan 2012



Smart Products

SmartProducts develops the scientific and technological basis for building "smart products" with embedded "proactive knowledge". Smart products help customers, designers and workers to deal with the ever increasing complexity and variety of modern products. Smart products leverage "proactive knowledge" to communicate and co-operate with humans, other products and the environment. Proactive knowledge encompasses knowledge about the product itself (features, functions, dependencies, usage, etc.), its environment (physical context, other smart products) and its users (preferences, abilities, intentions, etc.). In addition, proactive knowledge comprises executable workflows and knowledge about interaction, enabling the smart product to proactively engage in multimodal dialogues with the user. Thereby, smart products "talk", "guide", and "assist" designers, workers and consumers dealing with them. Some proactive knowledge will be co-constructed with the product, while other parts are gathered during the product lifecycle using embedded sensing and communication capabilities. The outcome of SmartProducts will impact the manufacturing and consumer domain, primarily targeting consumer goods, automotive and aerospace industries.


04 Sep 2009

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d'Aquin, M., Motta, E., Nikolov, A. and Thomas, K. (2012) Realizing Networks of Proactive Smart Products, The 18th International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management, EKAW 2012

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Nikolov, A., d'Aquin, M. and Motta, E. (2012) Unsupervised Learning of Link Discovery Configuration, 9th Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC 2012), Heraklion, Greece

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Nikolov, A., d'Aquin, M. and Motta, E. (2011) What should I link to? Identifying relevant sources and classes for data linking, Joint International Semantic Technologies Conference (JIST 2011), Hangzhou, China

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Motta, E., Mulholland, P., Peroni, S., d'Aquin, M., Gomez-Perez, J., Mendez, V. and Zablith, F. (2011) A Novel Approach to Visualizing and Navigating Ontologies, International Semantic Web Conference, ISWC 2011, Bonn, Springer-Verlag

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d'Aquin, M., Nikolov, A. and Motta, E. (2011) Building SPARQL-Enabled Applications with Android Devices, Demo at 10th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2011), Bonn, Germany

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