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Challenges and opportunities of sensor based user empowerment

Jenny Lundberg, Rune Gustavsson
2011 2011 International Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control  
Challenges and opportunities of sensor based user empowerment are critical to consider towards robust sensor and sensor networks technology infrastructure. Manuscript received January 5, 2011.  ...  Furthermore, the following challenges and opportunities of sensor-based empowerment have been identified: Challenges:  Semantic understanding of sensor based information sharing connected to situations  ... 
doi:10.1109/icnsc.2011.5874879 dblp:conf/icnsc/LundbergG11 fatcat:uqtnbfwfozgwpcdnpgx2o7jq4u

Mobile 5P-Medicine Approach for Cardiovascular Patients

Ivan Miguel Pires, Hanna Vitaliyivna Denysyuk, María Vanessa Villasana, Juliana Sá, Petre Lameski, Ivan Chorbev, Eftim Zdravevski, Vladimir Trajkovik, José Francisco Morgado, Nuno M. Garcia
2021 Sensors  
With smartphones and increasingly miniaturized wearable devices, the sensors available on these devices can perform long-term continuous monitoring of several user health-related parameters, making them  ...  opportunities to maintain active engagement of patients in the healthcare process by promoting the adoption of healthy behaviors and well-being outcomes.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflicts of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21216986 pmid:34770292 pmcid:PMC8587644 fatcat:65dt2m4y45cy5nksslkcixu4qi

Adaptable and Data-Driven Softwarized Networks: Review, Opportunities, and Challenges[40pt]

Wolfgang Kellerer, Patrick Kalmbach, Andreas Blenk, Arsany Basta, Martin Reisslein, Stefan Schmid
2019 Proceedings of the IEEE  
This paper identifies the opportunities and challenges of adaptable softwarized networks and introduces a conceptual framework for adaptations in softwarized networks.  ...  for highly flexible network operations, enabling fast and simple adaptation of network resources and flows.  ...  opportunities, exploiting these flexibilities is challenging.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jproc.2019.2895553 fatcat:k5kucpmukfgf5ol7vg7j5di4f4

The Role of ICT in Development Sustainability

2011 مجلة الجمعیة المصریة لنظم المعلومات وتکنولوجیا الحاسبات  
Numerous organizations, governmental and nongovernmental, international and local are working to remove the glaring disparities in development. Some of their efforts are already showing some results.  ...  The poverty rate for example based on the real income level has been declined from its percentage in the last two decades, also infant mortality due in large part to water borne diseases and poor hygiene  ...  Lack of empowerment and opportunities can be a driver for alienation, which might result in increased anti-societal tendencies.  ... 
doi:10.21608/jstc.2011.120228 fatcat:gzowvjqkmfcixlcwpfwdocwkpa

SPHERE: Meaningful and Inclusive Sensor-Based Home Healthcare [article]

Alison Burrows, Rachel Gooberman-Hill, Ian Craddock, David Coyle
2014 arXiv   pre-print
intended users.  ...  Motivated by the need for a radical reform of healthcare provision, SPHERE is a large-scale Interdisciplinary Research Collaboration that aims to develop home sensor systems to monitor people's health  ...  Acknowledgements The authors gratefully acknowledge funding for the SPHERE IRC from the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).  ... 
arXiv:1402.0200v1 fatcat:mm733r6tdbe77bwjcepdnoi6he

Do-It-Yourself Empowerment as Experienced by Novice Makers with Disabilities

Janis Lena Meissner, John Vines, Janice McLaughlin, Thomas Nappey, Jekaterina Maksimova, Peter Wright
2017 Proceedings of the 2017 Conference on Designing Interactive Systems - DIS '17  
Furthermore, the popular discourse surrounding both the maker movement and disability is one of democratisation and empowerment.  ...  Through analysis of participants' narratives we contribute a new perspective on the specific social and material capacities of accessible maker initiatives.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors thank the participants and workshop assistants. This research was funded through the EPSRC CDT in Digital Civics (EP/L016176/1).  ... 
doi:10.1145/3064663.3064674 dblp:conf/ACMdis/MeissnerVMNMW17 fatcat:b2pnve6ajjhevm2qxj46mn6tmy

Empowering community dwelling older citizens to improve their balance with a novel technology platform

Dimitrios Gatsios, Eleni. I. Georga, Konstantina K. Kourou, Kostas M. Tsiouris, Doris Eva Bamiou, Sergi Costafreda, Themis Exarchos, Dimitrios I. Fotiadis
2019 Zenodo  
HOLOBALANCE is an intervention based on a novel technology platform for providing VRT unsupervised, at home which means that motivating citizens to be compliant and promoting empowerment are the cornerstones  ...  Such deficits are associated with the increased incidence of falls which in turn is linked with substantial limited functionality and morbidity.  ...  Acknowledgment This work has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 769574.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3339221 fatcat:dayke3u56vfl7cutmkyhfjrhly

Evaluating Challenges and Adoption Factors for Active Assisted Living Smart Environments

Lena Lam, Laura Fadrique, Gaya Bin Noon, Aakanksha Shah, Plinio Pelegrini Morita
2022 Frontiers in Digital Health  
This research provides an overview of 15 solutions available to date around the globe and compares key factors for adoption in each solution, including user acceptance, privacy and security, accessibility  ...  While there have been rapid advancements in individual technologies such as Internet of Things (IoT) and Active Assisted Living (AAL) to address challenges related to an aging population, there remain  ...  **Percentage based on total N(5)for each type of smart living environment reviewed. TABLE 10 | 10 Summary of Canadian smart cities challenge finalists.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fdgth.2022.891634 pmid:35712229 pmcid:PMC9197685 fatcat:g6etb6lrs5epph6qlj3byqo75q

Patient Monitoring in Mobile Health: Opportunities and Challenges

Niloofar Mohammadzadeh, Reza Safdari
2014 Medicinski arhiv  
It is obvious identifying the opportunities and challenges of mobile technology and reducing barriers, strengthening the positive points will have a significant role in the appropriate planning and promoting  ...  The best way to reduce costs of health sector and increase the empowerment of people is prevention of chronic diseases and appropriate health activities management through monitoring of patients.  ...  It is obvious identifying the opportunities and challenges of mobile technology and reducing barriers, strengthening the positive points will have a significant role in the appropriate planning and promoting  ... 
doi:10.5455/medarh.2014.68.57-60 pmid:24783916 pmcid:PMC4272470 fatcat:5prx4wd4cjei5eccgr6i4xbq6y

Opportunities for technology in the self-management of mental health

Elizabeth L. Murnane, Mark Matthews, Geri Gay
2016 Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services Adjunct - MobileHCI '16  
Importantly, we surface tensions between the opportunities of technology and the potential risks associated with their usage in the context of mental health.  ...  Chronic mental health conditions such as bipolar disorder are some of the most challenging illnesses to treat and are associated with considerable negative consequences, both in terms of societal costs  ...  must be reconciled with the necessity of adherence; and while automated behavioral sensing can improve user burden and data fidelity, it can also elude the agency and empowerment tied to more explicit  ... 
doi:10.1145/2957265.2965008 dblp:conf/mhci/MurnaneMG16 fatcat:gaf2zril4fepfb7qcx655wlbaa

Sensors, empowerment, and accountability: a Digital Earth view from East Africa

Yola Georgiadou, Benson Bana, Robert Becht, Robert Hoppe, Justinian Ikingura, Menno-Jan Kraak, Kate Lance, Rob Lemmens, Juma Hemed Lungo, Michael McCall, Gianluca Miscione, Jeroen Verplanke
2011 International Journal of Digital Earth  
Acknowledgements We thank Dr Andreas Wytzisk of con terra GmbH (, Germany, for his substantial contributions to the design and implementation of the pilot human sensor web in Zanzibar  ...  His main areas of research are administrative reform and delivery of public services.  ...  Sensors, empowerment, and accountability: a Digital Earth view from East Africa The notion of Digital Earth has not yet made inroads in Africa.  ... 
doi:10.1080/17538947.2011.585184 fatcat:zd665saenngatfrmsubioo2f24

Progress in Characterizing the Human Exposome: a Key Step for Precision Medicine

Fernando Martin-Sanchez, Riccardo Bellazzi, Vittorio Casella, William Dixon, Guillermo Lopez-Campos, Niels Peek
2020 IMIA Yearbook of Medical Informatics  
Conclusions: The featured projects illustrate applications that use exposome data for the investigation of the causes of diseases, health care, patient empowerment, and public health.  ...  Results: The members of our community presented four initiatives (PULSE, Digital exposome, Cloudy with a chance of pain, Wearable clinics), providing a detailed view of current challenges and accomplishments  ...  empowerment and regulatory aspects.  ... 
doi:10.1055/s-0040-1701975 pmid:32303099 pmcid:PMC7442499 fatcat:igkvrgzsjfftljwvukvdlhnmim

Predicting Player Experience without the Player

Christian Guckelsberger, Christoph Salge, Jeremy Gow, Paul Cairns
2017 Proceedings of the Annual Symposium on Computer-Human Interaction in Play - CHI PLAY '17  
We conduct an exploratory study in level generation based on empowerment, a specific model of intrinsic motivation.  ...  Based on a thematic analysis, we find that empowerment can be used to create levels with qualitatively different PX.  ...  Many thanks to Gillian Smith, Julian Togelius and our anonymous reviewers for very valuable feedback.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3116595.3116631 dblp:conf/chiplay/GuckelsbergerSG17 fatcat:u5e6ydiyznhb3nwhzbyvfp3ooa

Empowering older patients to engage in self care: designing an interactive robotic device

Priyadarshi Tiwari, Jim Warren, Karen Day
2011 AMIA Annual Symposium Proceedings  
An interactive, touch screen based, robot-mounted information tool can be developed to support healthcare needs of older people.  ...  Qualitative methods such as the hybrid GT-PD-AR approach may be particularly helpful for innovating and articulating design requirements in challenging situations.  ...  under a single theme of empowerment (23) .  ... 
pmid:22195203 pmcid:PMC3243150 fatcat:gxhexwpiubgftg66j7azfqdsoa

The Rise of Ubiquitous Instrumentation

Vassilis Kostakos, Denzil Ferreira
2015 Frontiers in ICT  
OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES What makes smartphones ideal scientific instruments?  ...  We need to ensure that any type of ubiquitous instrumentation provides fair value to its users, either through the provision of useful information and services, empowerment, personalized advice, and the  ...  Conflict of Interest Statement: The authors declare that the research was conducted in the absence of any commercial or financial relationships that could be construed as a potential conflict of interest  ... 
doi:10.3389/fict.2015.00003 fatcat:bpmspdsdiffobngdu2h4moo564
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