Ambient intelligence and collaborative e-learning: a new definition model
Fecha de publicación
Springer Science + Business Media
Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing. Volumen 3 (3), pp. 239-247. Springer Science + Business Media.
The constant evolution of mobile devices and Information Technologies allows users to enjoy a new variety of features that were unimaginable some years ago. In this sense, Ambient Intelligence (AmI) has emerged as a new discipline focused on people and aimed at facilitating their daily activities. This paper proposes a new definition model that helps designers to characterize collaborative e-learning systems based on AmI and Computer Supported Collaborative Learning. The use of mobile devices and Mobile Adhoc Networks is a key aspect in this model as they allow users to access resources from anywhere on demand. The proposed model is applied to a concrete case of study as an example of its application on real scenarios.