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An IoT-aware AAL System to Capture Behavioral Changes of Elderly People

Luca Mainetti, Luigi Patrono, Andrea Secco, Ilaria Sergi
2017 Journal of Communications Software and Systems  
an innovative AAL system able to capture personal data of elderly people in their home and city environments.  ...  In this context, the behavioral analysis of elderly people can help to prevent the occurrence of Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) and frailty problems.  ...  The first and core objective of City4Age is to enable Ambient Assisted Cities or Age-friendly Cities.  ... 
doi:10.24138/jcomss.v13i2.374 fatcat:skx67t6harh33jjyernbwm7aiu

Towards ambient assisted cities using linked data and data analysis

Rubén Mulero, Vladimir Urosevic, Aitor Almeida, Christos Tatsiopoulos
2018 Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing  
As citizens' age increases, smart cities must adapt to help them to age properly.  ...  The objective of the City4Age project is to create the future ambient assisted cities that will help the citizens to deal with mild cognitive impairments (MCI) and frailty.  ...  Acknowledgements This work has been supported by the European Commission under the City4Age project Grant agreement number: 689731.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12652-018-0916-y fatcat:ptpfyj2gt5hj7eaugzimtgqoni

An IoT-Aware Architecture for Collecting and Managing Data Related to Elderly Behavior

Aitor Almeida, Alessandro Fiore, Luca Mainetti, Ruben Mulero, Luigi Patrono, Piercosimo Rametta
2017 Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing  
As part of the City4Age project, this work describes a novel approach for collecting and managing data about elderly behavior during their normal activities.  ...  This work provides a functional validation of the proposed architecture and introduces how the data it manages can be used by the whole City4Age platform to early identify risks related to MCI/frailty  ...  The City4Age project has received funding from European Union's Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme under Grant Agreement no. 689731.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2017/5051915 fatcat:5d4gc3x4afdoncjwtck7b7huey

A critical analysis of an IoT—aware AAL system for elderly monitoring

Aitor Almeida, Rubén Mulero, Piercosimo Rametta, Vladimir Urošević, Marina Andrić, Luigi Patrono
2019 Future generations computer systems  
for data sending to the Shared Repository is the most preferable way. • Linked Open Data to share results is fundamental in a Smart City perspective. • Frailty/MCI risk detection based on high-level geriatric  ...  The proposed system architecture is used by the H2020 City4Age project to support geriatricians for the early detection of MCI and frailty conditions.  ...  Acknowledgements We acknowledge the contributions of all partners of the City4Age Consortium: many of the ideas and concepts described in this work are due to them.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.future.2019.03.019 fatcat:ry2mhx3tqndglb2cysqotetnqe

How will IoT Influence the Quality of Life for Silver Population?

Mihaela Cazacu, Alexandru Hanţă, Emilia Ţiţan
2018 International Journal of Business, Humanities and Technology  
For silver population, the impact of the Internet on all Things will be strong especially in Smart Health technologies that will have the role of preventing and treating effectively existing diseases.  ...  The economic impact of smart solutions in the health sector has reached European level at about 10% of the Gross Domestic Product, but in the coming years there is a significant increase in revenue in  ...  case the attention is focused on good health and well-being (7%), smart cities and communities (19%).  Measurement of the actual projects is really challenging Based on the research results, 95% of the  ... 
doi:10.30845/ijbht.v8n1a3 fatcat:mtcu4wpkxrb2dnrf64n6kjy3aa

Smart Cities' Applications to Facilitate the Mobility of Older Adults: A Systematic Review of the Literature

Nelson Pacheco Rocha, Rute Bastardo, João Pavão, Gonçalo Santinha, Mário Rodrigues, Carlos Rodrigues, Alexandra Queirós, Ana Dias
2021 Applied Sciences  
the research on smart cities'.  ...  Another research gap is the integration of knowledge generated by other research topics related to smart cities and smart mobility.  ...  to the use technologies for the prevention of mild cognitive impairment and frailty in older adults.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app11146395 fatcat:7xmgsqjyvjdslp5skw663seiym

THE CONCEPT OF SMART CITY IN TERMS OF IMPROVING THE QUALITY AND ACCESSIBILITY OF URBAN SPACE FOR THE ELDERLY; LITERATURE REVIEW

Anna SZEWCZENKO
2020 Architecture Civil Engineering Environment  
Therefore, the concept of Smart City offers the elderly residents many options to compensate for psychophysical dysfunctions and related with them limitations in social life, however, it demands parallel  ...  The article refers to the idea of age-friendly city in connection with the Smart City. As the method a systematic literature review was used, based on the available scientific databases.  ...  It is becoming a new platform of assessment of the housing environment, It is important mainly for the personalization of health and care services as well as for prevention [1] .  ... 
doi:10.21307/acee-2020-015 fatcat:xx2673dybbf4ze7gzfu2hrvqse

Predicting Human Behaviour with Recurrent Neural Networks

Aitor Almeida, Gorka Azkune
2018 Applied Sciences  
The City4Age H2020 project is working on the early detection of the risks related to mild cognitive impairment and frailty and on providing meaningful interventions that prevent these risks.  ...  As the average age of the urban population increases, cities must adapt to improve the quality of life of their citizens.  ...  Acknowledgments: This work has been supported by the European Commission under the City4Age Project Grant Agreement (No. 689731).  ... 
doi:10.3390/app8020305 fatcat:f4suxvgm2nhnfmc4sjwpezb3vm

Smart Cities and Healthcare: A Systematic Review

Pacheco Rocha, Dias, Santinha, Rodrigues, Queirós, Rodrigues
2019 Technologies  
Objectives: The study reported in this article aimed to identify: (i) the most relevant applications supported by smart city infrastructure with an impact on the provision of healthcare; (ii) the types  ...  These studies reported on smart city applications to support population surveillance, active ageing, healthy lifestyles, disabled people, response to emergencies, care services organization, and socialization  ...  These results show that smart cities can have an impact on public health (i.e., disease prevention and health promotions), which is in line with some of the current concerns.  ... 
doi:10.3390/technologies7030058 fatcat:brapf4d4vrhjtntoryjdieatum

Infrastructural Model for the Healthcare System based on Emerging Technologies

2014 Acta Polytechnica Hungarica  
In addition, this paper illustrates advantages, limitations, examples and recommendations for the use of Big Data in the healthcare system.  ...  Infrastructural model presented and developed in this paper represents a pillar for medical research and has a profound implication in the future of healthcare.  ...  The USA National centre for scientific research has developed a project named City4Age that presents Ambient Assisted Cities for supporting older people with mild cognitive impairment to live independently  ... 
doi:10.12700/aph.15.1.2018.2.2 fatcat:imjq6hkxabfsvlkfahvzys3wty

Sustainable Technologies for Older Adults

Jorge Morato, Sonia Sanchez-Cuadrado, Ana Iglesias, Adrián Campillo, Carmen Fernández-Panadero
2021 Sustainability  
This paper analyses scientific literature as a means of furthering progress in sustainable technology for senior living.  ...  The study describes some interesting research projects addressing three different aspects of older adults' daily lives—health, daily activities and wellbeing—and policies to promote healthy aging and improve  ...  There is therefore a growing interest in a more nature-oriented, independent living at home and in smart cities, with a more preventive approach to health.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13158465 fatcat:qnhum6dnmzdclmks2ckfdkhtzi

bIoTope: Building an IoT Open Innovation Ecosystem for Smart Cities

Asad Javed, Sylvain Kubler, Avleen Malhi, Antti Nurminen, Jeremy Robert, Kary Framling
2020 IEEE Access  
The practicability of our ecosystem has been validated through several smart city proofs-of-concept set up in three distinct cities: Helsinki, Lyon and Brussels.  ...  Therefore, it is of utmost importance to move towards the creation of open IoT ecosystems to support efficient smart city service integration, discovery and composition.  ...  Current situation: Achieving efficient smart city service integration, discovery and composition is far from being an easy task, which stresses five major challenges in smart cities for smart cities: 1  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3041326 fatcat:v7a6nhq3qzcezb5u6beqfsslga

Smart and Age-Friendly Communities in Poland. An Analysis of Institutional and Individual Conditions for a New Concept of Smart Development of Ageing Communities

Aldona Podgórniak-Krzykacz, Justyna Przywojska, Justyna Wiktorowicz
2020 Energies  
In the face of the dynamic ageing of local communities, smart cities and smart villages programs should seek to ensure meeting the needs of the elderly and promoting solutions tailored to their computer  ...  The paper aims to examine whether the smart city/smart village idea focused on meeting the needs of the elderly and seeking to shape age-friendly local communities and the environment could be implemented  ...  For instance, the City4Age project financed under the Horizon 2020, which aims to facilitate new smart city technology solutions to maximize independence in older people, supports healthy ageing focusing  ... 
doi:10.3390/en13092268 fatcat:ffepdfleybcn7e23tji32e7jsy

Baseline Modelling and Composite Representation of Unobtrusively (IoT) Sensed Behaviour Changes Related to Urban Physical Well-Being [chapter]

Vladimir Urošević, Marina Andrić, José A. Pagán
2020 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
interpretation and use in predictive public health and preventive interventions.  ...  habits and status, continuously collected for over a year mainly through wearable IoT devices and survey instruments in 7 global testbed cities) into 5 composite domain indicators/indexes convenient for  ...  through NHS Health Research Authority IRAS (Integrated Research Application System) in Birmingham, New York Academy of Medicine IRB in New York City, etc.), resulting from comprehensive multimonthly evaluation  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-51517-1_13 fatcat:2r6cn73ck5b5hkdpevrcjvr3ky

The Role of Big Data in Aging and Older People's Health Research: A Systematic Review and Ecological Framework

Xinyue Zhang, Xiaolu Gao, Danxian Wu, Zening Xu, Hongjie Wang
2021 Sustainability  
Therefore, this paper attempts to propose an ecological framework for big data based on aging and older people's health research.  ...  Big data has been prominent in studying aging and older people's health.  ...  Experimental projects have been conducted to expand AAL from indoor spaces to outdoor public spaces, that is, projects for smart cities, such as e2Wall [114] , STIMULATE, AGNES, and City4Age [115] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/su132111587 fatcat:z323ldj2mbblvb3thkdzco2eaa
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