This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the third International Joint Conference an Ambient Intelligence, AmI 2012, held in Pisa, Italy, in November 2012. The 18 revised full papers and 5 short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 47 (full papers) respectively 14 (short papers) submissions. From a scientific point of view, the papers make a multidisciplinary approach covering fields like computer science, human computer interaction, electrical engineering, industrial design, behavioral sciences, aimed at enriching physical environments with a network of distributed devices, such as sensors, actuators, and computational resources, in order to support users in their everyday activities. From a technological perspective the volume represents the convergence of recent achievements in ubiquitous and communication technologies, pervasive computing, intelligent user interfaces and artificial intelligence.Many researchers have reused the motion sensing capabilities of such devices for interactive applications and for exploring ... For example, Lee  has inventively used the Wii Remote for 3D head tracking and touch-based interactions. ... Vatavu  described an ambient interactive system using Kinect in order to demonstrate the concept of nomadic gestures, ... and then ported to the device networks that may have hardware constraints that an enterprise system does not have.
|Author||:||Fabio Paternò, Boris De Ruyter, Panos Markopoulos, Carmen Santoro, Evert van Loenen, Kris Luyten|
|Publisher||:||Springer - 2012-11-15|