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The Smart House for Older Persons and Persons With Physical Disabilities: Structure, Technology Arrangements, and Perspectives

D.H. Stefanov, Z. Bien, W.-C. Bang
2004 IEEE transactions on neural systems and rehabilitation engineering  
Numerous intelligent devices, embedded into the home environment, can provide the resident with both movement assistance and 24-h health monitoring.  ...  Modern home-installed systems tend to be not only physically versatile in functionality but also emotionally human-friendly, i.e., they may be able to perform their functions without disturbing the user  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors wish to thank the anonymous reviewers for their useful suggestions aimed at improving the quality of the paper.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tnsre.2004.828423 pmid:15218937 fatcat:b3rkubyqnneufagzbiv5b5e4ze

Prospects of Robots in Assisted Living Environment

Safdar Mahmood, Kwame Owusu Ampadu, Konstantinos Antonopoulos, Christos Panagiotou, Sergio Andres Pertuz Mendez, Ariel Podlubne, Christos Antonopoulos, Georgios Keramidas, Michael Hübner, Diana Goehringer, Nikolaos Voros
2021 Electronics  
In addition, the advent of AI and machine learning will pave a way for intelligent robots with cognitive abilities, while enabling them to be more aware of their surroundings.  ...  The ongoing pandemic has shown that human-to-human contact in healthcare institutions and senior homes must be limited.  ...  This includes assistance with, but not limited to, physical and mental rehabilitation, nursing for the elderly [2] and to provide help with daily chores, for assistance in home automation environments  ... 
doi:10.3390/electronics10172062 fatcat:6cds2aydj5fqxfo3dcf5z6w2sm

IoT Driven Ambient Intelligence Architecture for Indoor Intelligent Mobility

Varuna De Silva, Jamie Roche, Xiyu Shi, Ahmet Kondoz
2018 2018 IEEE 16th Intl Conf on Dependable, Autonomic and Secure Computing, 16th Intl Conf on Pervasive Intelligence and Computing, 4th Intl Conf on Big Data Intelligence and Computing and Cyber Science and Technology Congress(DASC/PiCom/DataCom/CyberSciTech)  
Towards addressing the above problems, in this paper we present an architecture for "Ambient Intelligence" for indoor intelligent mobility by leveraging IoTs within a framework of Scalable Multi-layered  ...  Our objective is to utilize sensors in home settings in the least invasive manner for the robot to learn about its dynamic surroundings and interact in a human-like manner.  ...  Fig. 1 . 1 Architecture for Ambient Intelligence for example use case on intelligent care homes Fig. 2 . 2 : Proposed Ambient Intelligence Architecture for Robot Navigation and Localization receiver  ... 
doi:10.1109/dasc/picom/datacom/cyberscitec.2018.00090 dblp:conf/dasc/SilvaRSK18 fatcat:2bpu3u4owvg37h5rvflcakcitu

A multipurpose robotic wheelchair and rehabilitation device for the home

Roger Bostelman, James Albus
2007 2007 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems  
This paper describes a novel Home Lift, Position, and Rehabilitation (HLPR) Chair, designed at National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), to provide independent patient mobility for indoor  ...  This paper describes the design of HLPR Chair, its control architecture, and algorithms for autonomous planning and control using its unique kinematics.  ...  TOWARDS AUTONOMOUS CONTROL Recently, the HLPR Chair was modified (see figure 6 ) to include encoders, attached between its' frame and front caster wheels, a computer and computer interface electronics  ... 
doi:10.1109/iros.2007.4398980 dblp:conf/iros/BostelmanA07 fatcat:jv2wepsfzbf6npe7nq3amkwbyi

Big Data Analytics and Sensor-Enhanced Activity Management to Improve Effectiveness and Efficiency of Outpatient Medical Rehabilitation

Jones, Collier, Reinkensmeyer, DeRuyter, Dzivak, Zondervan, Morris
2020 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
At present, outpatient providers must rely on patient-reported information about functional progress (or lack thereof) at home and in the community.  ...  We describe our planned development efforts to build advanced analytic tools to guide home-based rehabilitation and our proposed randomized trial to evaluate effectiveness and implementation of this approach  ...  Reinkensmeyer has a financial interest in Hocoma A.G. and Flint Rehabilitation Devices, LLC, companies that develop and sell rehabilitation devices.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph17030748 pmid:31991582 pmcid:PMC7037379 fatcat:b62ucm6j5jef5fobcm22cavr3a

Control Strategies and Artificial Intelligence in Rehabilitation Robotics

Domen Novak, Robert Riener
2015 The AI Magazine  
Rehabilitation robots physically support and guide a patient's limb during motor therapy, but require sophisticated control algorithms and artificial intelligence to do so.  ...  It then covers challenge-based algorithms, which provide more difficult and complex tasks for the patient to perform through resistive control and error augmentation.  ...  In the future, the rehabilitation robot could perform such adaptation autonomously based on the patient's diagnosis, impairment level, and performance.  ... 
doi:10.1609/aimag.v36i4.2614 fatcat:buai37rwn5hrtfjlo4emqkqbpe

Guest Editorial Assistive Computing Technologies for Human Well-Being

Francesca Odone, Giuliano Grossi, Raffaella Lanzarotti, Henry Medeiros, Nicoletta Noceti
2021 IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing  
Technology may contribute in different directions: by providing health-care providers with well-being assessment tools, by designing computer-assisted monitoring and rehabilitation methods that help maintaining  ...  Nowadays, while meaningful computing methodologies have reached maturity, and a full awareness of the problem dimension has been reached, we are facing the objective of designing ad hoc technologies with  ...  In the article, Belmonte et al. design a tool for the development and validation of navigation algorithms used by an autonomous vision-based unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) for assisted living applications  ... 
doi:10.1109/tetc.2021.3061315 fatcat:hvycjkhm3bbbdpxnz3t7c6oad4

An overview of self-adaptive technologies within virtual reality training

Neil Vaughan, Bodgan Gabrys, Venketesh N. Dubey
2016 Computer Science Review  
Virtual reality training and assessment is increasingly used for five key areas: medical, industrial & commercial training, serious games, rehabilitation and remote training such as Massive Open Online  ...  Data from trainee assessment can form an input to autonomous systems for customised training and automated difficulty levels to match individual requirements.  ...  We acknowledge the editors of International Journal of Soft Computing and Software Engineering (JSCSE) for permission to re-produce Fig. 7 .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cosrev.2016.09.001 fatcat:nj5gxepcl5fire7qdavibbbmf4

Safety enhancements of home lift, position and rehabilitation (HLPR) chair

Janusz Zalewski, Dahai Guo, Kristy Csavina, James Sweeney, Roger Bostelman, Kenneth Kirsner
2009 ACM SIGBED Review  
.& Rehabilitation (HLPR) chair to investigate specific areas of mobility and rehabilitation.  ...  The objective of this particular project is to investigate the computer and software safety issues in the design, implementation and use of the HLPR chair.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors are grateful to the National Institute of Standards and Technology for making the HLPR chair available on loan to the Florida Gulf Coast University.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1859823.1859827 fatcat:i23gf4c4fnfzbm7jh57qmf4uuu

Robot games for elderly

Søren Tranberg Hansen
2011 Proceedings of the 6th international conference on Human-robot interaction - HRI '11  
Paper B Based on this game, two field studies were organized -one at a nursing home and one in a rehabilitation facility for elderly with mobility problems.  ...  Finally we describe how the game is evaluated by elderly users based on experimental work at a rehabilitation centre and a nursing home.  ...  D2 is based on Case-Based Planning which learns from demonstration. Using the proposed framework, the paper shows how a robot learns a strategy for an implementation of a simple game.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1957656.1957808 dblp:conf/hri/Hansen11 fatcat:nbai3ephijc77lia2smnnaiv7e

A high-speed, real-time mobile gait rehabilitation system

Wenlong Zhang, Yi-Hung Wei, Quan Leng, Song Han
2014 XRDS Crossroads The ACM Magazine for Students  
Combining advanced technologies in real-time wireless communication, control theory, sensor and actuator design, and rehabilitation science.  ...  Masayoshi Tomizuka for their contributions to this project.  ...  High-level decision making and motion planning algorithms are implemented on the host computer to automatically calculate desired assistive torque based on the information from the patient.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2590728 fatcat:mnpgx6sh3rdyrf7utqcpfayqpy

A Survey on Ambient Intelligence in Healthcare

Giovanni Acampora, Diane J. Cook, Parisa Rashidi, Athanasios V. Vasilakos
2013 Proceedings of the IEEE  
Ambient Intelligence (AmI) is a new paradigm in information technology aimed at empowering people's capabilities by the means of digital environments that are sensitive, adaptive, and responsive to human  ...  We will summarize of the state of the art artificial intelligence methodologies used for developing AmI system in the health care domain, including various learning techniques (for learning from user interaction  ...  BASE uses a sensor networks to gather data necessary to deliver the exercise program and it exploits computer vision algorithms for validating the correctness of these rehabilitation experiences.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jproc.2013.2262913 pmid:24431472 pmcid:PMC3890262 fatcat:vexuom74fjfyzdiraeckuenyhy


Manoj T
2018 International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science  
One such ICT-based innovative technology is Active and Assisted Living (AAL). In this paper we present comprehensive survey to monitor the recent trends in the realm of AAL.  ...  First we discuss about the generic overview of AAL and Ambient Intelligence (AmI). Next, we highlight the relevance of enabling technologies for AAL.  ...  Applying machine learning algorithms for learning based on the collected data is a composite part of AAL systems.  ... 
doi:10.26483/ijarcs.v9i1.5284 fatcat:435ussasezf77ifhyvmeobbpbq

Robotic smart house to assist people with movement disabilities

Kwang-Hyun Park, Zeungnam Bien, Ju-Jang Lee, Byung Kook Kim, Jong-Tae Lim, Jin-Oh Kim, Heyoung Lee, Dimitar H. Stefanov, Dae-Jin Kim, Jin-Woo Jung, Jun-Hyeong Do, Kap-Ho Seo (+3 others)
2006 Autonomous Robots  
This paper introduces a new robotic smart house, Intelligent Sweet Home, developed at KAIST in Korea, which is based on several robotic agents and aims at testing advanced concepts for independent living  ...  The work focuses on technical solutions for human-friendly assistance in motion/mobility and advanced human-machine interfaces that provide simple control of all assistive robotic systems and home-installed  ...  We would like to acknowledge various forms of help in developing Intelligent Sweet Home from Mr. Youngmin Kim and student staff in the research center. Springer Auton Robot (2007) 22:183-198  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10514-006-9012-9 fatcat:l5cy7acharhfbly6ryvbli3zmq

SmartWalker: An intelligent robotic walker

Jiwon Shin, Andrey Rusakov, Bertrand Meyer, Gordon Hunter, Tiina Kymäläinen, Raúl Herrera-Acuña
2016 Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments  
In the autonomous mode, the walker accepts gesture commands via its gesture-based interface and navigates around accordingly.  ...  To this end, this paper presents SMART-WALKER, a high-tech extension of a regular walker that aims to navigate around its environment autonomously and assist its user intelligently.  ...  Acknowledgment We thank Marcel Mathis, David Itten, and Ivo Steinmann for their involvement in the project and the residents and the staff for participating in the study.  ... 
doi:10.3233/ais-160383 fatcat:7bswqsbevzgttegjtqaetq6lia
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