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"Intelligent" Technology and Systems Autonomy

Hans Lenk
2019 Biomedical Journal of Scientific & Technical Research  
, comprehensive and complex systems, telematization and remote control, robotics and AI technology and automatization as well as "socio-eco-techno-systems".  ...  Some characteristic features of the New Technologies are presented and discussed as, e.g., operationalization, computerization, models and modularity, virtuality and artificiality, interdisciplinary interaction  ...  Introduction Telematization, Techno-reality and Systems Historicity Telematization of almost everything; the world-wide ubiquitous "electronical" presence ("hic et nunc et ubique") will make the idea  ... 
doi:10.26717/bjstr.2019.22.003733 fatcat:ozfh4ciehfeftjq76egcab2rje

A Narrative Review of the Patient Journey Through the Lens of Non-communicable Diseases in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Ratna Devi, Komal Kanitkar, R. Narendhar, Kawaldip Sehmi, Kannan Subramaniam
2020 Advances in Therapy  
The digital healthcare revolution has heralded an increase in patient engagement, support of home monitoring of patients, optimized accurate diagnosis, personalized care plans, and facilitated timely intervention  ...  Understanding the patient journey for NCDs from the patients' perspective can help healthcare systems in these settings evolve their NCD care models to address the unmet needs of patients, enhance patient  ...  This review, the Journal's Rapid Service and Open Access Fees were funded by Upjohn-A Pfizer Division.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12325-020-01519-3 pmid:33052560 fatcat:gfmondttebbdbpanw6qiwjbwfm

A Social Virtual Reality-Based Application for the Physical and Cognitive Training of the Elderly at Home

Sara Arlati, Vera Colombo, Daniele Spoladore, Luca Greci, Elisa Pedroli, Silvia Serino, Pietro Cipresso, Karine Goulene, Marco Stramba-Badiale, Giuseppe Riva, Andrea Gaggioli, Giancarlo Fserrigno (+1 others)
2019 Sensors  
In the context of smart homes, this work presents SocialBike, a virtual reality-based application aimed at improving the clinical outcomes of older frail adults in their houses.  ...  To try to improve treatment adherence, virtual reality and social media have been proposed as promising strategies for the increase of users' motivation and thus their willingness to practice.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s19020261 fatcat:ycbddicfc5gtdbn7kszuvsyoym

State of the art on ethical, legal, and social issues linked to audio- and video-based AAL solutions

Alin Ake-Kob, Aurelija Blazeviciene, Liane Colonna, Anto Čartolovni, Sara Colantonio, Carina Dantas, Anton Fedosov, Francisco Florez-Revuelta, Eduard Fosch-Villaronga, Zhicheng He, Andrzej Klimczuk, Maksymilian Kuźmicz (+12 others)
2022 Zenodo  
They monitor an environment and gather information, being the most straightforward and natural way of describing events, persons, objects, actions, and interactions.  ...  AAL technologies aim at improving the health, quality of life, and wellbeing of older, impaired, and frail people. AAL systems use different sensors to monitor the environment and its dwellers.  ...  Authors such as (Jacobsson and Davidsson, 2015) have distinguished six key design factors to enhance privacy mechanisms for smart homes: (1) data transparency and control; (2) security; (3) safety; (  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6793617 fatcat:2kcdlutnwvevheszqjqq3p27j4

State of the Art of Audio- and Video-Based Solutions for AAL

Slavisa ALeksic, Michael Atanasov, Jean Calleja Agius, Kenneth Camilleri, Anto Čartolovni, Pau Climent-Pérez, Sara Colantonio, Stefania Cristina, Vladimir Despotovic, Hazım Kemal Ekenel, Ekrem Erakin, Francisco Florez-Revuelta (+27 others)
2022 Zenodo  
Despite aiming at diverse goals, AAL systems should share some common characteristics. They are designed to provide support in daily life in an invisible, unobtrusive and user-friendly manner.  ...  The recent COVID-19 pandemic has stressed this situation even further, thus highlighting the need for taking action.  ...  Home Control Systems" and "Fall Detection Systems".  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6390708 fatcat:6qfwqd2v2rhe5iuu5zgz77ay4i

Conversational Agents in Health Care: Scoping Review and Conceptual Analysis

Lorainne Tudor Car, Dhakshenya Ardhithy Dhinagaran, Bhone Myint Kyaw, Tobias Kowatsch, Shafiq Joty, Yin-Leng Theng, Rifat Atun
2020 Journal of Medical Internet Research  
There is an urgent need for a robust evaluation of diverse health care conversational agents' formats, focusing on their acceptability, safety, and effectiveness.  ...  Case studies describing chatbot development (n=18) were the most prevalent, and only 11 randomized controlled trials were identified.  ...  Acknowledgments This research is supported by the Ageing Research Institute for Society and Education (ARISE), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.  ... 
doi:10.2196/17158 pmid:32763886 fatcat:qpqg4jliqva45cfflsreqlayca

Keeping Communications Flowing During Large-scale Disasters: Leveraging Amateur Radio Innovations for Disaster Medicine

Victor H. Cid, Andrew R. Mitz, Stacey J. Arnesen
2017 Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness  
Communications among staff, between facilities, and to resources outside the disaster area may be lost for an extended time.  ...  A prototype communications system created by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) provides basic communication services that ensure essential connectivity in the face of widespread infrastructure loss  ...  of Health, the NIH Radio Amateur Club, and the National Library of Medicine.  ... 
doi:10.1017/dmp.2017.62 pmid:28944749 pmcid:PMC5867218 fatcat:zymdvnpzmbfbrp6dwwa4mj33xe

Blockchain Technology and its Impact on the Global Economy

Burcu Sakız, Ayşen Hiç Gencer
2019 International Conference on Eurasian Economies 2019   unpublished
The world's most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data. Smartphones and the internet have made data abundant, ubiquitous and far more valuable.  ...  This paper explores the emerging landscape for blockchain technology focusing on the economics.  ...  And it is going to change the way applications and users interact with the internet.  ... 
doi:10.36880/c11.02258 fatcat:fn6m2h4ow5ga5fwq3cm7cqpwpq

Human Data Model

Niko Mäkitalo, Daniel Flores-Martin, Huber Flores, Eemil Lagerspetz, Francois Christophe, Petri Ihantola, Masiar Babazadeh, Pan Hui, Juan Manuel Murillo, Sasu Tarkoma, Tommi Mikkonen
2020 ACM Transactions on Computing for Healthcare  
Today, an increasing number of systems produce, process, and store personal and intimate data.  ...  Furthermore, many of the systems are such that they should stimulate interactions with humans, which further complicates the systems.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The work of N. Mäkitalo  ... 
doi:10.1145/3402524 fatcat:a5iuatzuuvfy5kze5alqo7zxfm

A Typology of Food Environments in the Pacific Region and Their Relationship to Diet Quality in Solomon Islands

Jessica R. Bogard, Neil L. Andrew, Penny Farrell, Mario Herrero, Michael K. Sharp, Jillian Tutuo
2021 Foods  
The cultivated FE accounts for 60% of the quantity of food acquired nationally, followed by wild (15%), kin and community (9%), and formal and informal retail FEs (8% each), with wide variation between  ...  This limits identification of opportunities in food systems to reduce the multiple burden of malnutrition.  ...  We also gratefully acknowledge Nathalie Troubat for her work in cleaning and preparing the HIES dataset for analysis, and Helani Kottage for her advice on statistical analysis methods.  ... 
doi:10.3390/foods10112592 pmid:34828873 pmcid:PMC8620377 fatcat:vkn2e34qmjfhfj2kgqyma7xa6a

Instrumentation and measurement of multi-channel services systems

Vincent Chevrin, Jose Rouillard
2008 International Journal of Internet and Enterprise Management  
This paper focuses on the mediation between Interactive e-Services (IeS) and channels used during human-organisation interactions.  ...  services be adequately monitored and controlled?".  ...  Acknowledgements The authors are thankful to the MIAOU and EUCUE programs (French Nord Pas-de-Calais Region), the ANR P-LearnNet project and the UE funds (FEDER) for providing support for this research  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijiem.2008.020105 fatcat:nwa43jo7ynfyjiz6fbqxatwgl4

USER-CHI project - D8.11: Report on the standardisation landscape

Javier López, Miguel Ángel Aranda Gómez
2020 Zenodo  
An initial analysis of the standardisation landscape is performed, about existing standards that can be related as well as the related standardisation committees and organisations involved.  ...  The main objective of this task under USER-CHI project is to contribute to the generation of new standards that can facilitate the acceptance and utilisation by the market of the developed solutions and  ...  Standarisation in the field of Smart Energy in order to provide systems level standarisation, coordination and guidance in the areas of Smart Grid and Smart Energy, including interaction in the areas of  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6921917 fatcat:exj7f7andbd3rmur2bvpphhgku

6G Technology Overview - One6G White Paper [article]

One6G Association
2022 Zenodo  
In this white paper, we give an overview of the key enabling technologies that constitute the pillars for the evolution toward 6G.  ...  6G is supposed to address the demands for consumption of mobile networking services in 2030 and beyond.  ...  as smart homes, smart factories, smart cars, drones etc.), as depicted in Figure 4 .  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6630705 fatcat:rghtxgovubc5zartbe2qx4ekvm

Innovation Pathways to Transition

John Morrissey, Stephen Axon, Joanne Hillman, Soraya Molinero Perez, Breffní Lennon, Niall Dunphy
2017 Zenodo  
The future evolution of the energy system will be fundamentally shaped by socio-economic conditions and drivers, available energy resources, technologies of energy supply and transformation, and end-use  ...  To identify innovation needs for each community, an analytical framework was developed based on the Shared Socio-economic Pathway (SSP) concept.  ...  Rates of home ownership and gender equality are higher than the national average in Ireland resulting in an overall SSP2 paradigm for the community.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3479229 fatcat:wykaho3wvvcxni7x36v45wp65e

Exploring the phenomenon and ethical issues of AI paternalism in health apps

Michael Kühler
2021 Bioethics  
This is a game-changer, for corresponding issues of paternalism can then no longer be traced back to human engineers. Instead, the paternalizing party just is the AI system.  ...  They are supposed to monitor and promote users' health, the latter by way of being an instance of persuasive technology.  ...  Consider smart home apps, the purpose of which is to exert physical control over one's home environment.  ... 
doi:10.1111/bioe.12886 pmid:34031908 fatcat:c7fgphdojnb6xhhu7mwqwpe4qi
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