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Tracking the Consumption of Home Essentials (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Fuentes, C., Porcheron, M., Fischer, J. E., Costanza, E., Malik, O., & Ramchurn, S. D. (2019). Tracking the Consumption of Home Essentials. doi:10.1145/3290605.3300869

Predictions of people's behaviour increasingly drive interactions with a new generation of IoT services designed to support everyday life in the home, from shopping to heating. Based on the premise that such automation is difficult due to the conting... Read More

Deployment of a distributed multi-agent architecture for transformable assembly (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Chaplin, J. C., & Ratchev, S. (2018). Deployment of a distributed multi-agent architecture for transformable assembly. In Precision assembly in the digital age, 15-28. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-05931-6_2

Industry 4.0 represents a new philosophy in manufacturing systems, based on networked, intelligent, and cooperative resources. This revolution is necessary to make the cost-effective production of batch-size-of-one customised items in high-value manu... Read More

New directions for the IoT: automate, share, build, and care (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Fuentes, C., Porcheron, M., Fischer, J. E., Costanza, E., Verdezoto, N., Herskovic, V., …Takayama, L. (in press). New directions for the IoT: automate, share, build, and care. doi:10.1145/3290607.3299000

As the IoT is taking hold in the home, in healthcare, factories, and industry, new challenges and approaches arise for HCI research and design. For example, HCI is exploring agency delegation and automation to support the user in managing the deluge... Read More