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Performance Evaluation of Area-Based Segmentation Technique on Ambient Sensor Data for Smart Home Assisted Living

R. Kavitha, Sumitra Binu
2019 Procedia Computer Science  
Aruba17, Shib010, HH102, and HH113 comprising of data pertaining to an individual, living in the test bed home.  ...  Aruba17, Shib010, HH102, and HH113 comprising of data pertaining to an individual, living in the test bed home.  ...  When they are living alone in a normal house, it is not easy to keep track of such accidents and take timely action.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2020.01.044 fatcat:x5kzqzbaabcmvnve2uck2b5jjy

Implementing technology-based embedded assessment in the home and community life of individuals aging with disabilities: a participatory research and development study

Ke-Yu Chen, Mark Harniss, Shwetak Patel, Kurt Johnson
2013 Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology  
In general, participants reported that the system was easy to use, did not require significant effort on their part and did not interfere with their daily lives.  ...  We collected sensor data throughout the deployment, conducted pre and post interviews and collected weekly diaries to measure ground truth.  ...  Acknowledgements Funding provided through the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Aging with Physical Disabilities (H133B080024) from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation  ... 
doi:10.3109/17483107.2013.805824 pmid:23802128 fatcat:rv3zrfocibhf5dyp3aaubr7x7q

SALON: Simplified Sensing System for Activity of Daily Living in Ordinary Home

Tomokazu Matsui, Kosei Onishi, Shinya Misaki, Manato Fujimoto, Hirohiko Suwa, Keiichi Yasumoto
2020 Sensors  
In order to evaluate the practicality of our proposed system, we installed it in ten typical homes with elderly residents and collected the ADL data over a two-month period.  ...  Therefore, it is required to develop the activity of daily living (ADL) sensing systems that are based on high-performance sensors and information technologies.  ...  We believe the proposed system is valuable in the sense that it provides more easy-to-deploy/manage sensors with energy harvesting than existing studies.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s20174895 pmid:32872516 pmcid:PMC7506971 fatcat:mjeagrnyrvadhbm5sgp5wsonei

Creating salient summaries of home activity lifelog data

Matthew L. Lee
2010 Proceedings of the 28th of the international conference extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems - CHI EA '10  
These systems collect an overwhelmingly large amount of data and thus only the most salient details need to be presented.  ...  In this proposal, I describe my research in understanding how to design ubiquitous home sensor systems that can monitor how well individuals carry out everyday activities important for independence.  ...  Ubiquitous sensing technologies situated in people's homes can collect and provide information about how often an individual engages in various activities, e.g., [8, 9] .  ... 
doi:10.1145/1753846.1753885 dblp:conf/chi/Lee10 fatcat:ymfqlb5vazdj3ebzrjsmx6utma

Studying the Use and Utility of an Indoor Location Tracking System for Non-experts [chapter]

Shwetak N. Patel, Julie A. Kientz, Sidhant Gupta
2010 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Indoor location tracking systems have been a major focus of ubiquitous computing research, and they have much promise to help in collecting objective, real time data for applications and supporting studies  ...  Based on the results, we provide areas for future exploration and implications for designers of location-based and other types of sensing systems which aim to be end-user deployable.  ...  Acknowledgements We thank the Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access (CATEA) for their participation and assistance in this study.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-12654-3_14 fatcat:jfmob5u5cfbrdoo63ocbzcwy2m

Engaging older adults in the visualization of sensor data facilitated by an open platform for connected devices

Christian Bock, George Demiris, Yong Choi, Thai Le, Hilaire J. Thompson, Arjmand Samuel, Danny Huang
2016 Technology and Health Care  
OBJECTIVE: The objective of the study was to demonstrate the implementation of a smart home system using an open, extensible platform in a real-world setting and develop an application to visualize data  ...  CONCLUSIONS: The approach described in this work is generalizable towards future smart home deployments and can be a valuable guide for researchers to scale a study across multiple homes and connected  ...  Successful deployment is only part of the challenge; processing and displaying information in a way that is easy to understand and process for stakeholders is key to the success of such a system.  ... 
doi:10.3233/thc-161150 pmid:27002473 fatcat:j5hs5otn5ngmjg6kqnnpzwjie4

Towards precision monitoring of elders for providing assistive services

Athanasios Bamis, Dimitrios Lymberopoulos, Thiago Teixeira, Andreas Savvides
2008 Proceedings of the 1st ACM international conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments - PETRA '08  
We report on our early deployment experiences and present our current progress in three main components: sensors, middleware and behavior interpretation mechanisms that aim to make effective monitoring  ...  The in-house monitoring of elders using intelligent sensors is a very desirable service that has the potential of increasing autonomy and independence while minimizing the risks of living alone.  ...  Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendation expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation (NSF).  ... 
doi:10.1145/1389586.1389645 dblp:conf/petra/BamisLTS08 fatcat:vpnkuw2cfbacxherw2ca3nhyuy

Releasing eHealth Analytics into the Wild

Tom Diethe, Mike Holmes, Meelis Kull, Miquel Perello Nieto, Kacper Sokol, Hao Song, Emma Tonkin, Niall Twomey, Peter Flach
2018 Proceedings of the 24th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery & Data Mining - KDD '18  
Full terms of use are available: ABSTRACT The SPHERE project is devoted to advancing eHealth in a smarthome context, and supports full-scale sensing and data analysis to enable a generic healthcare service  ...  We describe the infrastructure and processes that had to be developed along the way, describe how we train and deploy Machine Learning systems in this context, and give a realistic appraisal of the state  ...  The authors acknowledge fully the valued contribution, discussions and exchange of ideas that have influenced the analysis in this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3219819.3219883 dblp:conf/kdd/DietheHKPSSTTF18 fatcat:ixz4mf3szjgs3c7vwblz6qjiai

Bridging e-Health and the Internet of Things: The SPHERE Project

Ni Zhu, Tom Diethe, Massimo Camplani, Lili Tao, Alison Burrows, Niall Twomey, Dritan Kaleshi, Majid Mirmehdi, Peter Flach, Ian Craddock
2015 IEEE Intelligent Systems  
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT The SPHERE IRC includes 40+ researchers working together and contributing to the SPHERE vision.  ...  The authors acknowledge fully the valued contribution, discussions and exchange of ideas that have influenced the analysis in this paper.  ...  The system is under test in a single house, and will be deployed in a general population of 100 homes in Bristol (UK), and the data set collected will be made available to the AAL research community.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mis.2015.57 fatcat:ecgwy4h7obcphc5oajk2g5qwza

A multi-modal sensor infrastructure for healthcare in a residential environment

Przemyslaw Woznowski, Xenofon Fafoutis, Terence Song, Sion Hannuna, Massimo Camplani, Lili Tao, Adeline Paiement, Evangelos Mellios, Mo Haghighi, Ni Zhu, Geoffrey Hilton, Dima Damen (+5 others)
2015 2015 IEEE International Conference on Communication Workshop (ICCW)  
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This work was performed under the SPHERE IRC, funded by the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), Grant EP/K031910/1.  ...  Advances in technology have made sensors smaller, cheaper, and more viable for large-scale deployment in residential environments to monitor activities of daily living (ADL).  ...  Data captured from the sensing networks are collected by their respective sensor gateways, either in raw form or as detected activities and events, and provided to the SPHERE Home Gateway (SHG) using secure  ... 
doi:10.1109/iccw.2015.7247190 dblp:conf/icc/WoznowskiFSHCTP15 fatcat:chqdgvitt5g37oe4uxy4e6n5uy

Multi-sensor dataset of human activities in a smart home environment

Gibson Chimamiwa, Marjan Alirezaie, Federico Pecora, Amy Loutfi
2020 Data in Brief  
Time series data acquired from sensors deployed in smart homes present valuable information for intelligent systems to learn activity patterns of occupants.  ...  In this article we describe an unlabelled dataset of measurements collected from multiple environmental sensors placed in a smart home to capture human activities of daily living.  ...  research environment E-care@home funded by the Swedish Knowledge Foundation (KKS), 2015-2019.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.dib.2020.106632 pmid:33376761 pmcid:PMC7758366 fatcat:wajwrcsxp5furipfvngas3oub4

Discovering routine events in sensor streams for macroscopic sensing composition

Athanasios Bamis, Jia Fang, Andreas Savvides
2010 Proceedings of the 9th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks - IPSN '10  
This poster abstract introduces the problem of macroscopic sensing composition, where a sensor capable to detect complex events is synthesized dynamically by a collection of simpler sensors using a data-driven  ...  The goal of the algorithm is to identify events with this property and also determine the minimum interval in which they occur.  ...  In the case of assisted living we tested our algorithm using a number of events that correspond to activities performed by a person in one of our assisted living deployments for a period of 1 month.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1791212.1791278 dblp:conf/ipsn/BamisFS10 fatcat:53636jo47fgmdis5qm6z6ixjii

Real-Time Distributed Architecture for Remote Acoustic Elderly Monitoring in Residential-Scale Ambient Assisted Living Scenarios

Joan Navarro, Ester Vidaña-Vila, Rosa Alsina-Pagès, Marcos Hervás
2018 Sensors  
These services aim to infer the patients' status by means of centralized architectures that collect data from a set of sensors deployed in their living environment.  ...  However, when the size of the scenario and number of patients to be monitored increase (e.g., residential areas, retirement homes), these systems typically struggle at processing all associated data and  ...  Abbreviations The following abbreviations are used in this manuscript:  ... 
doi:10.3390/s18082492 pmid:30071601 fatcat:yr55zg3w4vbsxfrncl5dhsnedm

The BehaviorScope framework for enabling ambient assisted living

Athanasios Bamis, Dimitrios Lymberopoulos, Thiago Teixeira, Andreas Savvides
2010 Personal and Ubiquitous Computing  
The in-house monitoring of elders using intelligent sensors is a very desirable service that has the potential of increasing autonomy and independence while minimizing the risks of living alone.  ...  Our framework supports in-house monitoring of elders using an intelligent gateway and a set of cheap commercially available sensors, in addition to more advanced camera-based human localization sensors  ...  Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendation expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation (NSF).  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00779-010-0282-z fatcat:z6azc6pyzbfy5oqzorfr4rfwxa

Collaborative Smart Home technologies for senior independent living: A review

M. Bal, Weiming Shen, Qi Hao, H. Xue
2011 Proceedings of the 2011 15th International Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work in Design (CSCWD)  
Based on the investigation of about 30 projects or systems in the area of Smart Homes for independent and assisted living, key research issues as well as underlying opportunities have been identified.  ...  This paper presents a review of the collaborative smart home technologies for senior independent living. It focuses on the major features that enable safe independent living for seniors.  ...  living being inside; controllers to analyze collected data and decide on actions; actuators to produce actions, operate home devices, generate consumable services; and network communication systems to  ... 
doi:10.1109/cscwd.2011.5960116 dblp:conf/cscwd/BalSHX11 fatcat:5c63wtdsn5ftnl5kgvrlwn4vji
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