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A survey on health monitoring systems for health smart homes

Haider Mshali, Tayeb Lemlouma, Maria Moloney, Damien Magoni
2018 International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics  
To this end, we provide an overview of the current state of the art for smart health monitoring systems.  ...  We review HMS in smart environments from a general perspective and with a particular focus on systems for the elderly and dependent people.  ...  The fuzzy logic applied in [144] was integrated into a recognition system for daily living activity of the elderly.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ergon.2018.02.002 fatcat:gwkfbryll5c4bntbu6qxm4cknq

Intelligent robotics - misconceptions, current trends, and opportunities

Clarence W. de Silva
2021 Intelligence & Robotics  
The practical applications started in the late 1950s and the 1960s with the development of programmable devices for factories and assembly lines as flexible automation.  ...  In particular, some important practical applications of Intelligent Robotics, as developed by groups worldwide, including the Industrial Automation Laboratory at the University of British Columbia, headed  ...  As an example of the application of Robotics in flexible automation, consider the welding robots in an automotive plant [2] .  ... 
doi:10.20517/ir.2021.01 fatcat:xjhcazhrxzaidbwmgmmdzst23e

Progress in ambient assisted systems for independent living by the elderly

Riyad Al-Shaqi, Monjur Mourshed, Yacine Rezgui
2016 SpringerPlus  
The premise of such applications is the continuous and most often real-time monitoring of the environment and occupant behavior using an event-driven intelligent system, thereby providing a facility for  ...  Enabling technologies for independent living by the elderly such as the ambient assisted living systems (AALS) are seen as essential to enhancing care in a cost-effective manner.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors wishes to express their gratitude to the Saudi Culture Office in London for financial support to carry this research work as a part of a Ph.D. program of the first author.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40064-016-2272-8 pmid:27330890 pmcid:PMC4870543 fatcat:lryotqkhsfbczggsjxjtxsi3a4

Overcoming Barriers and Increasing Independence – Service Robots for Elderly and Disabled People

Marion Hersh
2015 International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems  
The main body of the paper presents an overview of existing applications and discusses their benefits and potential problems.  ...  This discussion is introduced by an overview of many of the technological components of smart mobile robots. It is followed by a discussion of user acceptance.  ...  A multi-layer architecture for an intelligent robot control system: this allows different types of behaviours and interactions between the robot and the user at different levels. 9.  ... 
doi:10.5772/59230 fatcat:fvf3jdefk5fynfcxmjaclc6b7m

Cognitive assisted living ambient system: a survey

Ruijiao Li, Bowen Lu, Klaus D. McDonald-Maier
2015 Digital Communications and Networks  
Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) provide various solutions to help older adults to improve their quality of life, stay healthier, and live independently for a time.  ...  The paper provides a review of research background and technologies of AAL.  ...  The COALAS project has been selected in the context of the INTERREG IVA France (Channel) -England European cross-border co-operation programme, which is co-financed by the ERDF.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.dcan.2015.10.003 fatcat:lavg35uzpveelg4ddlvii7ftky

Contextual Awareness in Human-Advanced-Vehicle Systems: A Survey

Raul Fernandez-Rojas, Anthony Perry, Hemant Singh, Benjamin Campbell, Saber Elsayed, Robert Hunjet, Hussein Abbass
2019 IEEE Access  
The structured analysis of the literature has identified a number of open research questions and opportunities for further research in this area.  ...  This paper uses a human-AVSs (HAVSs) lens to polarize the literature in a coherent form suitable for designing distributed HAVSs.  ...  [78] proposed a distributed multi-agent system approach, where a group of deliberative agents acting as controllers and administrators for the applications and services could better handle contextinformation  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2019.2902812 fatcat:ieqvknlscjgfthy3snql53ohzi

Ambient intelligence

Fariba Sadri
2011 ACM Computing Surveys  
The applications include AmI at home, care of the elderly, healthcare, commerce, and business, recommender systems, museums and tourist scenarios, and group decision making.  ...  AmI has potential applications in many areas of life, including in the home, office, transport, and industry; entertainment, tourism, recommender systems, safety systems, ehealth, and supported living  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS I am grateful to Bob Kowalski for very helpful comments and discussions. I am also grateful to the anonymous reviewers.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1978802.1978815 fatcat:gxuglljhsbeuxjdgxfcs5fs6la

Ambient intelligence: Technologies, applications, and opportunities

Diane J. Cook, Juan C. Augusto, Vikramaditya R. Jakkula
2009 Pervasive and Mobile Computing  
In this paper, we provide a survey of the technologies that comprise ambient intelligence and of the applications that are dramatically affected by it.  ...  Ambient intelligence is an emerging discipline that brings intelligence to our everyday environments and makes those environments sensitive to us.  ...  Acknowledgment These notes greatly benefited with the kind input of many colleagues around the world: Emile Aarts, Marc Böhlen, Vic Callaghan, Boris de Ruyter, Björn Gottfried, Hans Guesgen, Sylvain Gyroux  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.pmcj.2009.04.001 fatcat:ahwn45kgtzgrhes7ahapikd4ou

Physiological Closed-Loop Control (PCLC) Systems: Review of a Modern Frontier in Automation [article]

Mohammad Javad Khodaei, Nicholas Candelino, Amin Mehrvarz, Nader Jalili
2019 arXiv   pre-print
toward novel solutions in the field of physiological closed-loop control systems (PCLCs).  ...  Following a brief high-level overview of the main concepts in automated therapy and some relevant tools from systems and control theory, we explore -- separately -- the developments, challenges, state-of-the-art  ...  Frequently, fuzzy-logic controllers are changed to so-called self-organized fuzzy-logic controllers that are capable of adapting to changes in the system [318] .  ... 
arXiv:1910.03768v1 fatcat:bifxe57rsbg6bdaw25hh7aqxbe

Physiological Closed-Loop Control (PCLC) Systems: Review of a Modern Frontier in Automation

Mohammad Javad Khodaei, Nicholas Candelino, Amin Mehrvarz, Nader Jalili
2020 IEEE Access  
toward novel solutions in the field of physiological closed-loop control systems (PCLCs).  ...  Following a brief high-level overview of the main concepts in automated therapy and some relevant tools from systems and control theory, we explore -separately -the developments, challenges, state-of-the-art  ...  Frequently, fuzzy-logic controllers are changed to so-called self-organized fuzzy-logic controllers that are capable of adapting to changes in the system [318] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.2968440 fatcat:mfaueakdfjfonkjr3fxpmrks5a

Ambient Technology to Assist Elderly People in Indoor Risks

Rami Yared, Bessam Abdulrazak
2016 Computers  
In addition, we discuss the existing assistive technology systems and classify the risk detection algorithms, techniques and the basic system principles and interventions to enhance safety of elderly people  ...  To improve the quality of life of elderly people and promote healthy aging and independent living, elderly people need to be provided with an assistive technology platform to rely on during their activities  ...  The system is used in an extended care facility for elderly people. It is composed of a virtual social network and a client application on a tablet.  ... 
doi:10.3390/computers5040022 fatcat:dejflrr2dbb7phxihdgxgl76be

Intelligent Sensing Technologies for the Diagnosis, Monitoring and Therapy of Alzheimer's Disease: A Systematic Review

Nazia Gillani, Tughrul Arslan
2021 Sensors  
This review aims to present a summary of such systems reported in the extant literature for the management of Alzheimer's disease.  ...  This study gives an overview of the depth and breadth of the efficacy as well as the limitations of these intelligent systems proposed for Alzheimer's.  ...  [55] developed a system consisting of a smart robotic dog along with an adaptive fuzzy logic inference module and cloud technology.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21124249 fatcat:unhq4r6j2zde7mcznt53tpgr3q

A Mobile Multi-Agent Information System for Ubiquitous Fetal Monitoring

Chuan-Jun Su, Ta-Wei Chu
2014 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
This paper presents the design and development of a mobile multi-agent platform-based open information systems (IMAIS) with an automated diagnosis engine to support intensive and distributed ubiquitous  ...  Promoting the use of ubiquitous fetal monitoring services with real time status assessments requires a robust information platform equipped with an automatic diagnosis engine.  ...  Special thanks are due to the students in the ERP/MC laboratory for implementing and testing the prototype system.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph110100600 pmid:24452256 pmcid:PMC3924463 fatcat:z6vd5mlmxnd6xb7n6fknftp3ta

Pathway of Trends and Technologies in Fall Detection: A Systematic Review

Rohit Tanwar, Neha Nandal, Mazdak Zamani, Azizah Abdul Manaf
2022 Healthcare  
Falling is one of the most serious health risk problems throughout the world for elderly people.  ...  Considerable expenses are allocated for the treatment of after-fall injuries and emergency services after a fall.  ...  A fuzzy logic-based adjustable autonomy (FLAA) model is proposed in [101, 102] to handle the autonomy of multi-agent systems that are active in tough surroundings.  ... 
doi:10.3390/healthcare10010172 pmid:35052335 pmcid:PMC8776012 fatcat:ivghof47bjhu7kggwfmjchvpam

Wireless Body Area Sensor Networks Signal Processing and Communication Framework: Survey on Sensing, Communication Technologies, Delivery and Feedback

Al-Saud
2012 Journal of Computer Science  
Problem statement: The Wireless Body Area Sensor Networks (WBASNs) is a wireless network used for communication among sensor nodes operating on or inside the human body in order to monitor vital body parameters  ...  and movements.  ...  This research study is part of project number: NPRP 09 -310-1-058, funded by Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) http://www.qnrf.org/, State of Qatar.  ... 
doi:10.3844/jcssp.2012.121.132 fatcat:caauvygjfzdlvhdzhczzhiokti
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