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Design of a Virtual Community Infrastructure for Elderly Care [chapter]

L. M. Camarinha-Matos, H. Afsarmanesh
2002 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
An architecture for a flexible platform based on adaptive mobile agents and information federation mechanisms is proposed and preliminary feasibility experiments are described.  ...  The virtual organizations paradigm combined with adequate tools to support the cooperation of social care assistants, health care professionals, elderly people, and their relatives, constituting a "virtual  ...  This work was funded in part by the 1ST program of the European Commission. The authors thank the contribution of the TeleCARE consortium.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35585-6_47 fatcat:drmmchifdbd4dil7hzjc6ti3ti

Multi-Agent System for Detecting Elderly People Falls through Mobile Devices [chapter]

Patricia Martín, Miguel Sánchez, Laura Álvarez, Vidal Alonso, Javier Bajo
2011 Ambient Intelligence - Software and Applications  
Falls in the elderly and disabled people represent a major health problem in terms of primary care costs facing the public and private systems.  ...  This paper presents a multi-agent system capable of detecting falls through sensors in a mobile device and act accordingly at runtime.  ...  Introduction Falls are one of the most serious problems in the geriatric care because they are one of the fundamental causes of injury and even death in elderly people.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-19937-0_12 dblp:conf/isami/MartinSAAB11 fatcat:v3dqt5vtlfdrbi6afbfcnm5kda

Multiagent-Based Educational Environment for Dependents [chapter]

Antonia Macarro, Alberto Pedrero, Juan A. Fraile
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The multiagent architecture incorporates agents that can be executed on mobile devices and that facilitate language learning in an ubiquitous way.  ...  Moreover, the agents are specifically designed to provide advanced interfaces for elderly and dependent people.  ...  Ambient Intelligence in Dependent Educational Environments There is an ever growing need to supply constant care and support to the disabled and elderly and the drive to find more effective ways to provide  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-02478-8_76 fatcat:fekvdxjd6zg2bcezprx7hdauxm

Intelligent agents in biomedical engineering: a systematic review

Pedro Bertemes Filho, Tatiana Pereira Filgueiras
2020 International Journal of Biosensors & Bioelectronics  
The design and implementation of Multi Agent System (MAS) has gained more attention over the last 10 years due to the advance of artificial intelligence, wireless sensor network and microelectronic devices  ...  This research provides a systematic review on the use of MAS in biomedical engineering, focusing on interactions in healthcare environments, architecture and inter-agent communication.  ...  In terms of the mobility of MAS agents, static agents are the majority for both Design and Development, since the need for implementation of mobile agents in a system requires a careful study when building  ... 
doi:10.15406/ijbsbe.2020.06.00200 fatcat:kiwpqzjdmjbzdkmdsvnrdw536a

Using Multiagent Systems and the Internet in Care Services for the Ageing Society [chapter]

Luís M. Camarinha-Matos, Walter Vieira
1998 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
new solutions for the care of elderly people.  ...  In this paper we present an architecture for the support of elderly people in their daily tasks.  ...  MULTI-AGENT SYSTEMS AND MOBILE AGENTS Multi-agent (intelligent) systems (MAS) are software systems composed of several autonomous software agents running in a distributed environment.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35390-6_4 fatcat:x6pfzv7g2fc4tgdmfdt7ja2o34

Towards intelligent caring agents for Aging-In-Place: Issues and challenges

Di Wang, Budhitama Subagdja, Yilin Kang, Ah-Hwee Tan, Daqing Zhang
2014 2014 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence for Human-like Intelligence (CIHLI)  
In this paper, we present an integrated framework consisting of various intelligent agents with their own specialties and responsibilities working in a holistic manner to assist, care, and accompany the  ...  To support the independence of the elderly for Aging-In-Place (AIP), the intelligent agents must well understand the elderly, be fully aware of the home environment, possess high-level reasoning and learning  ...  Collaboration proxy with simulations The overall system implemented for AIP consists of intelligent caring agents that each serves the elderly in a holistic manner.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cihli.2014.7013393 dblp:conf/cihli/WangSKTZ14 fatcat:mqommxeke5hctaw4vshmeyqu4m

An Ambient Intelligence Based Multi-Agent System for Alzheimer Health Care

Dante I. Tapia, Juan M. Corchado
2009 International Journal of Ambient Computing and Intelligence (IJACI)  
This paper describes ALZ-MAS; an Ambient Intelligence based multi-agent system aimed at enhancing the assistance and health care for Alzheimer patients.  ...  of ubiquity, awareness, intelligence, mobility, etc., all of which are concepts defined by Ambient Intelligence.  ...  Agents and multi-agent systems in dependency environments are becoming a reality, especially in health care.  ... 
doi:10.4018/jaci.2009010102 fatcat:qnx76n3ijffihppvli66qbmuwi

A Self-Learning Autonomous and Intelligent System for the Reduction of Medication Errors in Home Treatments [chapter]

Rosamaria Donnici, Antonio Coronato, Muddasar Naeem
2021 Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments  
We present an AIMS that can assist impaired patients in taking medicines in accordance with their treatment plans.  ...  The demonstration of the AIMS via mobile app shows promising results and can improve the quality of healthcare at home.  ...  A project on the "Improvement of the Elderly Quality of Life and Care through Smart Emotion Regulation" is proposed in [22] to investigate solutions for the improvement in the care and quality of life  ... 
doi:10.3233/aise210093 fatcat:cf75t4srsfb57hqixgcxswpaqy

Special Issue on Elderly Care Robotics – Technology and Ethics

Jim Torresen, Ryo Kurazume, Edson Prestes
2020 Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems  
In addition to robot control and mechanics, ambient sensing and humanrobot interaction are important topics in research on elderly care technology.  ...  The first paper in the special issue is by Sukhan Lee and Ahmed M.Naguib and presents the design and implementation of a new elderly care robot, named HomeMate.  ...  In addition to robot control and mechanics, ambient sensing and humanrobot interaction are important topics in research on elderly care technology.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10846-020-01148-6 fatcat:bntp4ghza5ge3horhydrlt64fy

Designing a Multiagent System for Elderly Care

M. Ramírez, C. Lino, Víctor Zamudio, D. Gutiérrez, Héctor Puga
2020 International Conference on Intelligent Environments  
In addition, an adaptative mechanism is presented that allows mobile agents to adapt to diversified local environments.  ...  In this research, a novel architecture and initial prototype is presented focused on comfort and it exploits the multi-agent systems paradigm that includes both stationary and mobile agents.  ...  After speaking to a few people in an elderly care center (this includes the elderly care staff and the clients) we decided to focus our attention on de elder and not on all the vulnerable people themselves  ... 
doi:10.3233/aise200018 dblp:conf/intenv/RamirezLZGP20 fatcat:dtet355l5nhwnj6lzbcyrq4uye

A Distributed Ambient Intelligence Based Multi-Agent System for Alzheimer Health Care [chapter]

Dante I. Tapia, Sara Rodrı́guez, Juan M. Corchado
2009 Computer Communications and Networks  
This chapter presents ALZ-MAS 1 , an Ambient Intelligence based multi-agent system aimed at enhancing the assistance and health care for Alzheimer patients.  ...  of ubiquity, awareness, intelligence, mobility, etc., all of which are concepts defined by Ambient Intelligence.  ...  TeleCARE is another application that makes use of mobile agents and a generic platform in order to provide remote services and automate an entire home scenario for elderly people (Camarinha-Matos and Afsarmanesh  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-84882-599-4_9 dblp:series/ccn/TapiaRC10 fatcat:wnun4fhvf5eshbvrnbpqt3fnmu

Preface

Hamid Aghajan, Juan Carlos Augusto
2013 Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments  
Among the many challenges of research in the domain of elderly care are the selection of sensors and the secure storage of data.  ...  Software agents running on mobile devices can negotiate on behalf of the user for various online services.  ... 
doi:10.3233/ais-130237 fatcat:fvw332snmbgpjonkvj65onqoe4

Introduction to the thematic issue

Jorge J. Gómez-Sanz, Kasper Hallenborg, Goreti Marreiros, Davy Preuveneers
2013 Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments  
The thematic issue of the Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments would not have been possible without the help and determination of the editorial staff and last but not the least, we would  ...  The papers accepted for this thematic issue illustrate benefits of agent technology to four concrete areas: smart houses, elderly care requirements, museums, and tourism.  ...  Introduction This thematic issue addresses the use of intelligent agents in Ambient Intelligence (AmI) and Smart Environments.  ... 
doi:10.3233/ais-130205 fatcat:b6rsebolsfcgrjggkvpy5gsa5i

ICT services features to support intrinsic value activities for productive ageing

Norisan Abd Karim, Haryani Haron, Wan Adilah Wan Adnan
2020 Indonesian Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science  
agents.  ...  Given the advances made in ICT services that have been widely used, elderlies need to be equipped with the knowledge in using the services.  ...  Elderlies also need the activities that allow for interrelationships supported by ICT, which in turn are supported by the community that is incorporated by intelligent agents.  ... 
doi:10.11591/ijeecs.v17.i2.pp1096-1103 fatcat:hygx65m7qjfvda5rtgmkdltjea

Providing home care using context-aware agents

Dante I. Tapia, Francisco De Paz, Sara Rodriguez, Javier Bajo, Juan M. Corchado
2010 International Journal of Reasoning-based Intelligent Systems  
This paper presents an ambient intelligence based architecture model that defines intelligent hybrid agents.  ...  The architecture can be implemented on a wide diversity of dynamic environments, especially for providing home care to elderly and dependent people.  ...  intelligence, mobility, etc., all concepts defined by AmI.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijris.2010.034908 fatcat:6qv6jlhgbfh7ridduknw4duaa4
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