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Location-Aware Shopping Assistance: Evaluation of a Decision-Theoretic Approach [chapter]

Thorsten Bohnenberger, Anthony Jameson, Antonio Krüger, Andreas Butz
2002 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The system uses decision-theoretic planning to compute a policy that optimizes the expected utility of a shopper's walk through the shopping mall, taking into account uncertainty about (a) whether the  ...  To assess the acceptability of this approach to potential users, on two floors of a building we constructed a mock-up of a shopping mall with 15 stores.  ...  Acknowledgements The research of the first and third authors was supported by the German Science Foundation (DFG) in its Collaborative Research Center on Resource-Adaptive Cognitive Processes, SFB 378,  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-45756-9_13 fatcat:npo7yiyrf5davoestjsad534eu

Modelling and Verification of Context-Aware Intelligent Assistive Formalism

Shahid Yousaf, Hafiz Mahfooz Ul Haque, Abbas Khalid, Muhammad Adnan Hashmi, Eraj Khan
2022 Computers Materials & Continua  
In this paper, we propose a contextaware intelligent decision support formalism to assist cognitively impaired people in managing their routine life activities.  ...  With the proliferation of context-aware systems and smart sensors, real-time monitoring of environmental situations (context) has become quite trivial.  ...  To model the domain, we have opted the ontology-based context modelling approach to contextualize the context-aware intelligent assistive formalism.  ... 
doi:10.32604/cmc.2022.023019 fatcat:xfqg7efchne5thijsqvtctefoq

An ambient assisted living system for dementia patients

Özgün YILMAZ
2019 Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences  
As a case study, iCarus is described and evaluated with a scenario. In order to evaluate the usability of iCarus, a questionnaire was administered after the users tried the system.  ...  Currently, there is no therapeutic solution for dementia, but a solution for managing the wandering behavior of dementia patients can be provided by an ambient assisted living system.  ...  LaCasa [7] proposes a context-aware safety assistant to detect risky wandering behavior and to decide the type of required assistance.  ... 
doi:10.3906/elk-1806-124 fatcat:utcxbgmnwvcdzopqa5swsjui3m

Mobility-Aware Routing and Caching: A Federated Learning Assisted Approach [article]

Yuwen Cao, Setareh Maghsudi, Tomoaki Ohtsuki
2022 arXiv   pre-print
Theoretical and numerical analyses show the effectiveness of our proposed approaches.  ...  MUs and make a caching decision.  ...  ., proposes a mobility-aware cache placement strategy that maximizes the data offloading ratio in D2D-assisted networks, given precise prior information of file popularity.  ... 
arXiv:2102.10743v2 fatcat:6q5draomorgl3csbz524rvwzm4

Cognitive assisted living ambient system: a survey

Ruijiao Li, Bowen Lu, Klaus D. McDonald-Maier
2015 Digital Communications and Networks  
The paper provides a review of research background and technologies of AAL.  ...  Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) is a field to investigate innovative technologies to provide assistance as well as healthcare and rehabilitation to impaired seniors.  ...  The COALAS project has been selected in the context of the INTERREG IVA France (Channel) -England European cross-border co-operation programme, which is co-financed by the ERDF.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.dcan.2015.10.003 fatcat:lavg35uzpveelg4ddlvii7ftky

The acceptability of assistive devices

I. Alakärppä
2002 Gerontechnology  
This talk will present findings from a study designed to evaluate the suitability of telecommuting work for older adults.  ...  Computer technology has the potential to assist in this goal by supporting the everyday tasks of older individuals, as well as by aiding caregivers and family members.  ...  The city, formerly the location of industrial production, becomes a landscape for consumption, recreation, and shopping.  ... 
doi:10.4017/gt.2002.02.01.101.00 fatcat:o2ejtbjcovebvlbl6uq4b6giwe

Workplace-integrated assistance systems conducive to learning designed for production [chapter]

Tina Haase, Fraunhofer Institute for Factory Operation and Automation IFF Magdeburg, Wilhelm Termath, Michael Dick, Michael Schenk, Department of Vocational Education and Human Resources Development Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Fraunhofer Institute for Factory Operation and Automation IFF Magdeburg
2021 Competence development and learning assistance systems for the data-driven future  
In this paper, the authors present a methodological approach for designing assistance systems conducive to learning.  ...  It includes a systematic approach to technology selection and design that serves as a practical action guide for companies designing assistance systems.  ...  A solution that reflects all perspectives equally requires an awareness of these perspectives on the part of everyone involved and a willingness to make the design decisions in this area of tension together  ... 
doi:10.30844/wgab_2021_13 fatcat:v4i6nzvoevdtbim3xnjrd5ep74

Social-Aware Driver Assistance Systems for City Traffic in Shared Spaces

Alberto Fernández-Isabel, Rubén Fuentes-Fernández
2019 Sensors  
This paper presents the Social-Aware Driver Assistance System (SADAS) approach to integrate this information into traffic systems.  ...  A SADAS can be connected to other parts of traffic systems by means of subscription-notification mechanisms.  ...  The funding sponsors had no role in the design of the study; in the collection, analyses, or interpretation of data; in the writing of the manuscript, and in the decision to publish the results.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s19020221 fatcat:mewbcabk65eonixor7af6l65mq

Personal Information Disclosure via Voice Assistants: The Personalization–Privacy Paradox

Debajyoti Pal, Chonlameth Arpnikanondt, Mohammad Abdur Razzaque
2020 SN Computer Science  
Voice Assistant (VA) devices.  ...  This work extends the current literatures on privacy concerns to the users' intention of disclosing their personal information by proposing and empirically testing six hypotheses as a part of the research  ...  For e.g. authors in [83] suggested that in the context of location-aware marketing, personalization approaches (covert vs. overt) can affect the benefit/risk model, and similar such moderators can be  ... 
doi:10.1007/s42979-020-00287-9 fatcat:k6qqkmm3ejdhxc5jo6uh4cz6ca

Design And Evaluation Of Auto-Id Enabled Shopping Assistance Artifacts In Customers' Mobile Phones: Two Retail Store Laboratory Experiments

John Aloysius, Hartmut Hoehle, Viswanath Venkatesh, Scot Burton
2017 Zenodo  
Using a design science approach, we design and build, theorize about, and compare six shopping assistance artifacts by manipulating the hardware design—barcode scanner versus radio frequency identification  ...  We theorize about how these artifact conditions will compare to a control condition (no shopping assistance artifact available) across three sets of outcomes: technology adoption, security beliefs, and  ...  Following a rigorous design science research approach, we built shopping assistance artifacts that offered product reviews and product information in a smartphone application.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.897199 fatcat:gbv4k23o5fb6bhubhqj7nmj6dy

Analyzing ambient assisted living solutions: A research perspective

Ashalatha Kunnappilly, Axel Legay, Tiziana Margaria, Cristina Seceleanu, Bernhard Steffen, Louis-Marie Traonouez
2017 2017 12th International Conference on Design & Technology of Integrated Systems In Nanoscale Era (DTIS)  
Ensuring the safe function and quality of service with respect to various extra-functional requirements like timing and security of such AAL solutions is of highest importance.  ...  We take as examples two of the prominent existing AAL architectures and our own prior experience.  ...  While DALi is focused on helping a single user reach a number of specific locations, ACANTO concerns therapeutic activities of groups of users, where group cohesion, social interaction, and exercise are  ... 
doi:10.1109/dtis.2017.7930168 dblp:conf/dtis/KunnappillyLMSS17 fatcat:gotapm6ezvdc3cbsiiiiujmwq4

Modeling Users, Context and Devices for Ambient Assisted Living Environments

Eduardo Castillejo, Aitor Almeida, Diego López-de-Ipiña, Liming Chen
2014 Sensors  
Being aware of different characteristics of the entities participating in these situations is vital for reaching the main goals of the corresponding systems efficiently.  ...  In this paper, we analyze several literature solutions for modeling users, context and devices considering different approaches in the Ambient Assisted Living domain.  ...  of User Interfaces for Ambient Assisted Living" (PC2012-73A), sponsored by the Basque Government's Industry and Education Departments, respectively.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s140305354 pmid:24643006 pmcid:PMC4003996 fatcat:emjdnh5hbvhbvcsbrr7s54sy6y

A Review on Path Selection and Navigation Approaches Towards an Assisted Mobility of Visually Impaired People

2020 KSII Transactions on Internet and Information Systems  
In the process, we explore machine learning approaches for robotic path planning, multi constrained optimal path computation and sensor based wearable assistive devices for the visually impaired.  ...  In this paper, we analyze the existing works and identify the challenges of path selection, context awareness, obstacle detection/identification and integration of visual and nonvisual information associated  ...  To this end, the author proposed a "context-aware" LSTM model, which can learn and predict human motion in crowded spaces such as a sidewalk, a museum or a shopping mall.  ... 
doi:10.3837/tiis.2020.08.007 fatcat:k3r6ceqxcbg7xkllthpox3ix3a

Visible Light-Assisted Soft-Chemistry Route to Silver Nanomaterials at Room Temperature

Yi Wu, Xin Liu, Zi Huang, Xiang Fei He, Xi Yang, Qing Li
2019 Key Engineering Materials  
Silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) were synthesizd by a light-assisted liquid phase reduction method with sodium hypophosphite as a reducing agent. DTAB was used to perform as the surfactant.  ...  The effect of temperature on the morphology and properties of silver nanoparticles was investigated.  ...  Dataset includes the distance between the customer shopping location and the location of the customer base (i.e. either the home and work location) as well as the demographic variables together with the  ... 
doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/kem.807.165 fatcat:xara5sxzf5fsvbib2dy6vrl7j4

User preferences for privacy features in digital assistants

Frank Ebbers, Jan Zibuschka, Christian Zimmermann, Oliver Hinz
2020 Electronic Markets  
in digital assistants, namely (1) the amount of information on personal data that is shown to the user, (2) explainability of the DA's decision, and (3) the degree of gamification of the user interface  ...  Further, "DA Advocates" are mainly male and more privacy sensitive, whereas "Best Agers" show a higher affinity for a playful design of privacy features.  ...  Explainable decisions of digital assistants Decision-making is often a process of mutual cooperation between humans and DAs (Maedche et al. 2019) .  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12525-020-00447-y fatcat:bdqpqb4hlffhjcwt6di7oufeuy
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