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Semantic Perception: Converting Sensory Observations to Abstractions
IEEE Internet Computing
  • Cory Andrew Henson, Wright State University - Main Campus
  • Amit P. Sheth, Wright State University - Main Campus
  • Krishnaprasad Thirunarayan, Wright State University - Main Campus
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
1-1-2012
Abstract
An abstraction is a representation of an environment derived from sensor observation data. Generating an abstraction requires inferring explanations from an incomplete set of observations (often from the Web) and updating these explanations on the basis of new information. This process must be fast and efficient. The authors' approach overcomes these challenges to systematically derive abstractions from observations. The approach models perception through the integration of an abductive logic framework called Parsimonious Covering Theory with Semantic Web technologies. The authors demonstrate this approach's utility and scalability through use cases in the healthcare and weather domains.
DOI
10.1109/MIC.2012.20
Citation Information
Cory Andrew Henson, Amit P. Sheth and Krishnaprasad Thirunarayan. "Semantic Perception: Converting Sensory Observations to Abstractions" IEEE Internet Computing Vol. 16 Iss. 2 (2012) p. 26 - 34 ISSN: 10897801
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/tk_prasad/35/