Modular Hybrid Artefacts
with Adaptive Functionality
| IST-2000-26091
Website: www.image.ntua.gr/oresteia

The main objective of ORESTEIA IST project is to define, design and validate the internal architecture and the collaborative functionality of artefacts with embedded hybrid intelligence. The targeted artefacts will possess encapsulated local decision capabilities, as well as on-line adaptability of their behavior, while being able to communicate to each other producing new more complex functionalities. Micro-power sources will enable artefacts to "live" in an autonomous mode. The proposal focuses on the creation of artefacts responsible for interaction with humans, possessing modularity, hybrid architecture composed of subsymbolic and symbolic components which continuously interact with each other, adaptable functionality and ability to communicate with each other and with information sites based on common structure of the information they possess, extract and exchange. Of particular importance to the project is the design of collections of artefacts providing health status analysis and hazard avoidance.




The ALtec Group
4 Fragoklissias str.,
151 25 Maroussi,

Institute of Communication and Computer Systems of the National Technical University of Athens
9 Iroon Polytechniou Str.
Zographou 157 73,
Athens, Greece
Prof.Stefanos Kollias
Tel: (30-1) 772 2488,
Fax: (30-1) 772 2492

ST Microelectronics S.R.L.
(ST Italy)


Universita Degli Studi di Milano (UM)
Milano, Italy

King’s College London (KCL)
London, UK

The Queen's University
of Belfast

(Subcontractor to the King's College of London)
Belfast, UK

ICSTM The Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine
London, Uk

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