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TSSG chapter published in FIA 2012

By 13th June 2012 No Comments



The SOCIETIES project which is currently running at the Telecommunications Software & Systems Group (TSSG) have had a chapter included in the FIA book 2012.

The fourth Future Internet Assembly (FIA) book was published in May and is titled “Future Internet Assembly 2012: From Promises to Reality” The chapter on SOCIETIES was written as a collaboration between TSSG, National Technical University of Athens, Greece, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK and INTEL Labs Europe, Leixlip, County Kildare and included work from TSSG staff members Kevin Doolin, Mark Roddy and Edel Jennings.

The Chapter gives an overview of the SOCIETIES project vision, concepts, methodology, architecture and initial evaluation results towards the accomplishment of using community-driven context-awareness, preference learning and privacy protection for intelligently connecting people, communities and things.

The goal of SOCIETIES is to radically improve the utility of Future Internet services by combining the benefits of pervasive systems with those of social computing. The TSSG-coordinated project is funded by the EU FP7 Programme,has been running since October 2010 and will be completed in 2014.

To read the chapter (PDF) please click here

To learn more about SOCIETIES click here

To learn more about the Future Internet Assembly, click here

To learn more about TSSG Staff:

Kevin Doolin (Chief Engineer)

Edel Jennings (Social Media and User Experience Researcher)

Mark Roddy (Project Workpackage Leader/Researcher)