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Ambient assisted living technologies for older adults with cognitive and physical impairments: a review

B Ganesan, T Gowda, A Al-Jumaily, K N K Fong, S K Meena, R K Y Tong
2019 European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences  
The aim of this paper is to review the use of Ambient or Active Assisted Living for older adults with physical, cognitive impairments, and their social participation.  ...  robotics have given the vision to develop various ambient or active assisted living (AAL) approaches for supporting an elderly people to live safely and independently in their living environment and participate  ...  and cognitive impairments, (4) ambient assistive living technology for social participation and reducing caregiver burden.  ... 
doi:10.26355/eurrev_201912_19686 pmid:31841201 fatcat:haksk23crbbznkhhxiwf4qps5i

Introduction to the thematic issue on Ambient and Smart Component Technologies for Human Centric Computing

James J. Park, Antonio Coronato, Hangbae Chang, Andrew Kusiak
2014 Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments  
A strong relationship exists also between Human-Centric Computing and Intelligent Environments such as Ambient Intelligence and Ambient Assisted Living applications, Smart Environments and Smart Cities  ...  and receive support from them.  ... 
doi:10.3233/ais-140248 fatcat:w4b2goxmfrcopheymtocvrhche

Thematic issue on human-centred ambient intelligence: Cognitive approaches, reasoning and learning

Zoe Falomir, Juan A. Ortega, Natividad Martínez, Hans Guesguen, Zoe Falomir, Juan A. Ortega, Natividad Martínez, Hans Guesguen
2017 Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments  
This editorial presents advances on Human-centred Ambient Intelligence applications which take into account cognitive issues when modelling users (i.e. stress, attention disorders), and learn users' activities  ...  These papers also show AmI applications in health and education, which make them even more valuable for the general society.  ...  Acknowledgements Zoe Falomir acknowledges the support of the project Cognitive Qualitative Descriptions and Applications 1 (CogQDA) funded by the University of Bremen.  ... 
doi:10.3233/ais-170449 fatcat:gq3cic2shjgtdhkxyi2ebmue2a

Dem@Home: Ambient Monitoring and Clinical Support for People Living with Dementia [chapter]

Thanos G. Stavropoulos, Georgios Meditskos, Thodoris Tsompanidis, Stelios Andreadis, Ioannis Kompatsiaris
2016 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Dem@Home is an Ambient Assisted Living framework to support intelligent dementia care, by integrating a variety of ambient and wearable sensors together with sophisticated, interdisciplinary methods, such  ...  for the optimal care of dementia, validated in four home pilots.  ...  In order to assess cognitive state, activity modelling and recognition appears to be a critical task, common amongst existing assistive technology.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-47602-5_6 fatcat:66ylgelpgbfghes37kdeayrzvy

Ubiquitous computing for health applications

Oresti Banos, Ramón Hervás
2018 Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing  
Acknowledgements We gratefully acknowledge the track chairs as well as the steering and program committee members of UCAmI 2016 for their help while selecting the candidate papers for this special issue  ...  We would like to thank all the referees of this special issue for the high quality of their reviews.  ...  A different approach to collect and analyze cognitive measurements is explored in "Analyzing EEG waves to support the design of serious games for cognitive training" (Mondejar et al. 2018 ).  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12652-018-0875-3 fatcat:la4sfyvilvhgjfri5grgejbggy

Cognitive assisted living ambient system: a survey

Ruijiao Li, Bowen Lu, Klaus D. McDonald-Maier
2015 Digital Communications and Networks  
Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) is a field to investigate innovative technologies to provide assistance as well as healthcare and rehabilitation to impaired seniors.  ...  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.  ...  Acknowledgement This research is financially supported by the EU COALAS project.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.dcan.2015.10.003 fatcat:lavg35uzpveelg4ddlvii7ftky

Can Automated Homes be used as Assistants for Elderly?

Aneela Mazhar, Irfan Hussain, Abdul Manan
2019 International Journal of Computer Applications  
Out of two Ambient Technologies aspects providing support for indoor and outdoor activities of aged people this paper is focused on indoor smart environments.  ...  These may include homes, hospitals, factories and transportation. Ambient Assisted Environments for elder people monitor their daily activities to detect any abnormal or abrupt behavior.  ...  Muhammad Shehzad Sarfraz] for providing their expert advice and support for this work.  ... 
doi:10.5120/ijca2019918616 fatcat:zzhjapt2uvaodmcdmpvst3ivfm

Ambient assisted-living research in carelab

Boris de Ruyter, Elly Pelgrim
2007 Interactions  
Ambient Assisted Living refers to electronic environments that are sensitive and responsive to the presence of people and that provide assistive propositions for maintaining an independent lifestyle.  ...  This clearly points to an opportunity for technological solutions to support independent living for seniors.  ...  His research focuses on user modelling and psychometrics. He is an author of multiple international publications and owns numerous patents.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1273961.1273981 fatcat:upgqo7dl6zgydoxtcd5jo6qeoy

Potential of Social Modelling in Socio-Technical Systems

Alois Ferscha, Kashif Zia, Andreas Riener, Alexei Sharpanskykh
2011 Procedia Computer Science  
To this end, we have integrated cognitive decision making model abstracted from psychological, neurological and social theories of human behaviour in evacuation situations into a simulated environment,  ...  However, with recent advancements in Ambient Intelligence (AmI) and emotions sensing technologies, it is now possible to fill this gap.  ...  Acknowledgments This work is supported under the FP7 ICT Future Enabling Technologies programme of the European Commission under grant agreement No 231288 (SOCIONICAL).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2011.09.051 fatcat:qf2ch3wklzdzdante2idmdexmm

Cognitive Sensor Networks: Towards Self-Adapting Ambient Intelligence for Pervasive Healthcare

Matthias Baumgarten, Maurice Mulvenna
2011 Proceedings of the 5th International ICST Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare  
, allow for the emergence of cognitive intelligence from within such networks themselves.  ...  This paper sketches the potential and challenges of future sensor networks that provide the foundations for self-adapting ambient intelligence and briefly discusses some of the requirements thereof.  ...  Secondly, ambient assistive living technologies (AAL) that specifically support the needs of the elderly and the disabled by providing mechanisms that enable them to live independently for longer within  ... 
doi:10.4108/icst.pervasivehealth.2011.245981 dblp:conf/ph/BaumgartenM11 fatcat:xb7lbhwfavaerevbh4uujg37xe

PerMEASS - Personal Mental Health Virtual Assistant with Novel Ambient Intelligence Integration

Tine Kolenik, Martin Gjoreski, Matjaz Gams
2020 European Conference on Artificial Intelligence  
This paper describes the design for a personal mental health virtual assistant with novel ambient intelligence integration -PerMEASS.  ...  The focus is on two parts of PerMEASS' cognitive architecture that present novel contributions: 1) a model of the theory of mind, a cognitive ability to understand other people and act appropriately, 2  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This work is supported by Slovenian Research Agency's Young researchers postgraduate research funding.  ... 
dblp:conf/ecai/KolenikGG20 fatcat:fnivmj6xl5gljgkau3c3fmgdci

Using robust audio and video processing technologies to alleviate the elderly cognitive decline

Vasileios Mylonakis, John Soldatos, Aristodemos Pnevmatikakis, Lazaros Polymenakos, Alex Sorin, Hagai Aronowitz
2008 Proceedings of the 1st ACM international conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments - PETRA '08  
In this paper we present a number of leading edge audio and video processing technologies, which can be exploited to build robust ambient assisted living applications for elderly groups.  ...  We are recently witnessing a growing interest for pervasive context-aware products and services for elderly users.  ...  Support Vector Machine (SVM), Gaussian Mixture Models (GMM), Hidden Markov Models (HMM) are commonly used for modelling and classification.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1389586.1389620 dblp:conf/petra/MylonakisSPPSA08 fatcat:s53kehbdjvc3vjkjk6vvoh5rky

Ambient Assisted Living Technologies for Aging Well: A Scoping Review

Stephanie Blackman, Claudine Matlo, Charisse Bobrovitskiy, Ashley Waldoch, Mei Lan Fang, Piper Jackson, Alex Mihailidis, Louise Nygård, Arlene Astell, Andrew Sixsmith
2016 Journal of Intelligent Systems  
AbstractAmbient assisted living (AAL) technology is of considerable interest in supporting the independence and quality of life of older adults.  ...  For this scoping review, a comprehensive search of databases and key journals was conducted from January to April of 2013 in order to identify AAL technologies that have the potential to help deal with  ...  Search terms and phrases included "ambient assisted living"; "ambient assisted living technology"; "technology and aging"; "technology, aging, and MCI"; "telecare"; "aging, technology, and theory"; "aging  ... 
doi:10.1515/jisys-2014-0136 fatcat:teams2t7ibdphm6tb3g3llfnji

Theme issue: "ubiquitous computing and ambient intelligence"

José Bravo, Lidia Fuentes, Diego López de Ipiña
2011 Personal and Ubiquitous Computing  
All in all, this theme issue contains a very interesting collection of research activities of some of the key pillars of Ambient Intelligence, namely middleware support, context-capture and modelling,  ...  Work'' by Vera et al. describes a wifi-based system able to support the typical location requirements involved in loosely coupled mobile work. • The paper ''Design and Evaluation of an Ambient Assisted  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00779-010-0358-9 fatcat:3pai6cvnzrg6phicb3khxivtfq

OntoDomus: A Semantic Model for Ambient Assisted Living System Based on Smart Homes

Hubert Kenfack Ngankam, Hélène Pigot, Sylvain Giroux
2022 Electronics  
Ambient assisted living (AAL) makes it possible to build assistance for older adults according to the person's context.  ...  The ontological model is validated, first by its reuse in more specific works—specific to an aspect of ambient assistance.  ...  AAL Feedback Loop Ambient assisted living (AAL) is focused on supporting IoT for healthcare, comfort, and control applications for home environments.  ... 
doi:10.3390/electronics11071143 fatcat:zmsf36ttcnaz3ogz5hmuyu3o5m
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