2019
Conference article  Open Access

Improving Tools that Allow End Users to Configure Smart Environments

Ardito C., Costabile M. F., Desolda G., Manca M., Matera M., Paternò F., Santoro C.

End User Development  Debugging  Internet of Things  IoT 

The widespread introduction of the Internet of Things into people's daily lives calls for approaches that allow even unskilled end users to autonomously configure their own smart environments. Various tools, either research or commercial, are available, which allow end users to combine smart objects and services for creating applications that meet their needs. However, challenging issues do persist, including interaction paradigms adequate to end users, as well as the ability to control that the created applications will do what they are intended to. This work-in-progress proposes the integration of two recently developed tools, in order to overcome some limitations of the existing solutions.

Source: 7th International Symposium, IS-EUD 2019, pp. 244–248, Hatfield, 10-12/07/2019

Publisher: Springer, Cham, Heidelberg, New York, Dordrecht, London, CHE


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BibTeX entry
@inproceedings{oai:it.cnr:prodotti:404708,
	title = {Improving Tools that Allow End Users to Configure Smart Environments},
	author = {Ardito C. and Costabile M. F. and Desolda G. and Manca M. and Matera M. and Paternò F. and Santoro C.},
	publisher = {Springer, Cham, Heidelberg, New York, Dordrecht, London, CHE},
	doi = {10.1007/978-3-030-24781-2_24},
	booktitle = {7th International Symposium, IS-EUD 2019, pp. 244–248, Hatfield, 10-12/07/2019},
	year = {2019}
}