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By Raymond Oliver, Anne Toomey (auth.), Silvia Gabrielli, Dirk Elias, Kanav Kahol (eds.)

This ebook constitutes the completely refereed post-conference complaints of the second one overseas ICST convention on Ambient platforms and Media, AMBI-SYS 2011, held in Porto, Portugal in March 2011. the ten revised complete papers provided have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen and canopy quite a lot of issues as cutting edge options within the box of ambient assisted dwelling, delivering a brand new actual foundation for ambient intelligence by means of additionally leveraging on contributions provided through interplay layout tools and approaches.

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5. WSN in the broader view by the data streams of the WSN in ERI [14]. 6, the staging area was designed to support data from multiple sensor, meter and actuator types. This data is processed to form data cubes that support the presentation of relevant building performance measures to stakeholders. To extract the environment information from the WSN deployment in the ERI, a Service Orientated Architecture (SOA) was used [15]. For the ERI deployment, data is gathered from the first and ground floor and sent through the wireless backbone to the embedded PC (gateway) in the basement of the building.

Proc. Forum Bauinformatik, pp. 359–370. University Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe (2009); ISBN 978-3-86644-396-9 14. : Aspects of Multi-dimensional Building Performance Data Management. Computing in Civil Engineering EG-ICE Conf. Computation in Civil Engineering, TU Berlin, Germany, pp. 9–16 (2009); ISBN 978-3-8322-8287-5 15. : A Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) for Building Performance Monitoring. , Könke, C. ) Int. Conf. on Applications of Computer Science and Mathematics in Architecture and Civil Engineering (2009) Design and Evaluation of a Fall Detection Algorithm on Mobile Phone Platform Manuel Silva, Pedro M.

The rest of the paper is organized as follows: Section 2 describes the FDD MIMO LTE system level model; Section 3 presents an overview about the simulation model used for the investigation with description of the performed link and system level simulations; Section 4 presents the simulation results; and finally the conclusions are given in Section 5. 2 The FDD MIMO LTE Simulation Model This section presents the simulation setup environment. The simulation results ware obtained with the Agilent Advanced Design System (ADS) [15].

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