Semantic Knowledge Base in Support of Activity Recognition in Smart Home Environments

  • Authors

    • Abdul Syafiq Abdull Sukor
    • Ammar Zakaria
    • Norasmadi Abdul Rahim
    • Rossi Setchi
  • Smart homes, Semantic knowledge base, Activity recognition, Knowledge representation, Ontology
  • Activity recognition plays a major role in smart home technologies in providing services to users. One of the approaches to identify activity is through the use of knowledge-driven reasoning. This paper presents a framework of semantic activity recognition, which is used to support smart home systems to identify users’ activities based on the existing context. The framework consists of two main components: a semantic knowledge base and an activity recognition module. The knowledge base is represented using ontology and it is used to provide a semantic understanding of the environment in order to classify users’ patterns of activities. Experimental results show that the proposed approach can support the classification process and accurately infer users’ activities with the accuracy of 90.9%.



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    Syafiq Abdull Sukor, A., Zakaria, A., Abdul Rahim, N., & Setchi, R. (2018). Semantic Knowledge Base in Support of Activity Recognition in Smart Home Environments. International Journal of Engineering & Technology, 7(4.27), 67-72.