Search for dissertations about: "smart home"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 swedish dissertations containing the words smart home.

  1. 1. Smart connected homes : concepts, risks, and challenges

    Author : Joseph Bugeja; Jan Persson; Malmö universitet; []
    Keywords : Smart Connected Homes; Internet of Things; Smart Home Devices; Data Lifecycle; Security Risks; Privacy Management; Vulnerability Assessment; Security Mitigations; Threat Agents; Smart Home Services; System Architecture;

    Abstract : The growth and presence of heterogeneous connected devices inside the home have the potential to provide increased efficiency and quality of life to the residents. Simultaneously, these devices tend to be Internet-connected and continuously monitor, collect, and transmit data about the residents and their daily lifestyle activities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Smart Homes and User Values : Long-term evaluation of IT-services in Residential and Single Family Dwellings

    Author : Greger Sandström; Ulf Keijer; Brian Atkin; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; accessibility; developer; dwelling; construction process; evaluation; home; housing; information technology; intelligent building; long-term; model; post-occupancy evaluation; resident; service delivery; smart home; trust; usability; usefulness; user; user evaluation; user experience; user value; Architecture; Arkitektur;

    Abstract : Do residents find value in smart home functions? How should these functions be designed to offer user benefit? These were the governing questions of this study that involved nearly 200 families in three different housing projects during five years of occupancy. The housing units were equipped with advanced smart homes solutions, electronic and digital devices to control them, and a set of functions to increase comfort, safety and security in the homes. READ MORE

  3. 3. Smart assistants for smart homes

    Author : Katharina Rasch; Rassul Ayani; Christian Schulte; Johan Schubert; Alois Ferscha; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; smart homes; pervasive computing; ubiquitous computing; machine learning; HCI;

    Abstract : The smarter homes of tomorrow promise to increase comfort, aid elderly and disabled people, and help inhabitants save energy. Unfortunately, smart homes today are far from this vision – people who already live in such a home struggle with complicated user interfaces, inflexible home configurations, and difficult installation procedures. READ MORE

  4. 4. Architecting Smart Home Environments for Healthcare : A Database-Centric Approach

    Author : Wagner Ourique de Morais; Bertil Svensson; Nicholas Wickström; Diego López-de-Ipiña González-de-Artaza; Högskolan i Halmstad; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; Smart environments; system architectures; active databases; in-database processing; ambient assisted living;

    Abstract : The development of system architectures and applications for smart homes and ambient assisted living has been the main activity of a number of academic and industrial research projects around the world. Existing system architectures for smart environments usually employ different architectural styles in a multi-layer logical architecture to support the integration and interoperation of heterogeneous hardware and software technologies, which are subsequently used to provide two major functionalities: monitoring and assistance. READ MORE

  5. 5. On Privacy and Security in Smart Connected Homes

    Author : Joseph Bugeja; Andreas Jacobsson; Paul Davidsson; Marc Langheinrich; Malmö universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; smart connected homes; Internet of Things; smart homes devices; smart home data; threat identification; risk analysis; privacy; security; vulnerability assessment; mitigations; threat agents;

    Abstract : The growth and presence of heterogeneous sensor-equipped Internet-connected devices inside the home can increase efficiency and quality of life for the residents. Simultaneously, these devices continuously collect, process, and transmit data about the residents and their daily lifestyle activities to unknown parties outside the home. READ MORE