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1.2 COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCE, Computer Sciences
A context model plays a significant role in developing context-aware architectures and consequently on realizing context-awareness, which is important in today's dynamic computing environments. These architectures monitor and analyse their environments to enable context-aware applications to effortlessly and appropriately respond to users' computing needs. These applications make the use of computing devices intuitive and less intrusive. A context model is an abstract and simplified representation of the real world, where the users and their computing devices interact. It is through a context model that knowledge about the real world can be represented in and reasoned by a context-aware architecture. This paper presents a Knowledge-intensive Context Model (KiCM). KiCM improves the existing context models by including knowledge about more entities that are essential for describing an occurrence of users' real context such as a meeting.
Mtenzi, F. & Lupiana, Denis. (2016). KiCM: A Knowledge-Intensive Context Model. The 11th International Conference for Internet Technology and Secured Transations 2016. doi: 10.1109/ICITST.2016.7856701