Towards a general framework for evaluating Intelligent Environments methodologies

Santokhee, Adityarajsingh, Augusto, Juan Carlos and Brodie, Lindsey (2019) Towards a general framework for evaluating Intelligent Environments methodologies. In: 3rd International Worrkshop on Citizen-Centric Smart Cities Services (CCSCS'2019), 24-27 Jun 2019, Rabat, Morocco. (Accepted/In press)

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Recent studies reveal that there are different methodologies for developing Intelligent Environments. Thus, it has become essential to scrutinize and evaluate the methodologies to increase our understanding of their strengths, weaknesses and features. However, these concerns have not been the target of recent research efforts. This paper presents an evaluation framework for qualitative evaluation of Intelligent Environment methodologies. It is a step towards standardization of current Intelligent Environments methodologies. The framework has been defined through studying, abstracting and unifying best practices from systems engineering. It is based on a generic life cycle model. As an initial validation, we evaluated the User Centred Intelligent Environment Development Process against the proposed framework. We note that this methodology at its current state presents some limitations which will be addressed in future works.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology > Computer Science > Intelligent Environments group
Item ID: 26556
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Depositing User: Adityarajsingh Santokhee
Date Deposited: 09 May 2019 11:36
Last Modified: 10 May 2019 21:27

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