Pursuing perspectives on ambient intelligence.

Duquenoy, Penny and Whitehouse, Diane (2006) Pursuing perspectives on ambient intelligence. In: The information society: emerging landscapes: IFIP international conference on landscapes of ICT and social accountability, Turku, Finland, 2005. Duquenoy, Penny and Zielinski, Chris and Kimppa, Kai, eds. International Federation for Information Processing. (195). Springer, New York. ISBN 0387305270

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Abstract

This paper takes a broad perspective on ambient, intelligent technologies in the context of contemporary European society at the turn of the 21st century. The underlying ideas and expectations of ambient intelligence in a period when Europe focuses progressively on the various social, economic, and ethical challenges facing the Information Society are discussed. The use of information and communication technologies in different organizational and economic settings are explored, with an illustrative focus on eHealth. It is particularly argued that more space, effort and facilities need to be created for a public social and ethical debate among European‟s citizens with regard to information and communication technologies development.

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Research Areas:School of Science and Technology > Computer and Communications Engineering
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