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Robot games for elderly

Søren Tranberg Hansen
2011 Proceedings of the 6th international conference on Human-robot interaction - HRI '11  
In [10] Paro was applied as a robot-assisted activity for elderly at a day service centre, while Kidd et. al., has investigated how a sociable robot encourage social interaction among the elderly [11  ...  Table K .5) • Participation in related projects (see Table K .7) • Networking conferences (see Table K Assistive Robotics refers to robots that assists people with physical disabilities through physical  ...  D2 assumes that a game state always contains a map, and the map class represents static and non-active entities of the game, e.g. in PacMan it would contain the walls and remaining dots.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1957656.1957808 dblp:conf/hri/Hansen11 fatcat:nbai3ephijc77lia2smnnaiv7e

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  
In this respect, video- and audio-based AAL applications have several advantages, in terms of unobtrusiveness and information richness.  ...  Active and Assisted Living (AAL) technologies come as a viable approach to help facing these challenges, thanks to the high potential they have in enabling remote care and support.  ...  These tags are affixed to objects related to the IADL which assistance would be provided for (e.g., dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, coffee machine, etc.).  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6390708 fatcat:6qfwqd2v2rhe5iuu5zgz77ay4i

Semantic Annotation of Ubiquitous Learning Environments

M. J. Weal, D. T. Michaelides, K. Page, David C. De Roure, E. Monger, M. Gobbi
2012 IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies  
Through a series of prototype demonstrators, we have investigated the use of semantic annotation in the recording and subsequent understanding of such simulation environments.  ...  for both student feedback and increased understanding of the learning environment.  ...  [56] when they conducted audiovisual analysis of elderly people in a nursing home). Analysis of the logs has highlighted a number of issues with the nature of the annotations.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tlt.2011.37 fatcat:mp4ekglshfbb7p2eiwbeedoenm

Electroencephalography Amplitude Modulation Analysis for Automated Affective Tagging of Music Video Clips

Andrea Clerico, Abhishek Tiwari, Rishabh Gupta, Srinivasan Jayaraman, Tiago H. Falk
2018 Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience  
ORIGINAL RESEARCH article Electroencephalography Amplitude Modulation Analysis for Automated Affective Tagging of Music Video Clips Centre Energie, Materiaux, Telecommunications, Institut National  ...  In particular, user-centric affective tagging has stood out, corresponding to the formation of user emotional tags elicited while watching video clips (Kierkels et al., 2009; Shan et al., 2009; Koelstra  ... 
doi:10.3389/fncom.2017.00115 pmid:29367844 pmcid:PMC5767842 fatcat:yy45ierocrf6jfpu6wkeqaweii

HDOMO: Smart Sensor Integration for an Active and Independent Longevity of the Elderly

2017 Sensors  
From a technical point of view, the project provides the use of different Smart Objects (SOs), able to communicate among each other, in a cloud base infrastructure, and with the assisted users and their  ...  A known and familiar environment should help users in their daily activities and it should act as a virtual caregiver by calling, if necessary, relief efforts.  ...  Acknowledgments: Authors thanks all the companies and research centres involved in HDOMO.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s17112610 pmid:29137174 pmcid:PMC5713030 fatcat:sxhkwu7u6jhwplcidagxkacsnu

Optimization of a Wireless Sensor Network-Based Smart Elderly Location Management System

Biying Wang, Dingzhuang Chen, Liangpeng Xu, Guolong Shi
2021 Journal of Sensors  
the feasibility of home health management for the elderly and the advantages of IoT technology in-home health management for the elderly; through the field research, the IoT-based home health management  ...  In this paper, a theoretical analysis of the prediction algorithm is carried out for the disease prediction module in the health monitoring software of the smart senior care system.  ...  Acknowledgments This work was supported by the Key project of Fuzhou Social Science Fund in 2017, A Study on the Accurate Supply of Home-based Community Elderly Care Services in Fuzhou City (2017FZB10)  ... 
doi:10.1155/2021/2760746 fatcat:2rgu6qoasne4tjvzmbbe25sqzq

Visual analysis of faces with application in biometrics, forensics and health informatics [article]

Mohammad Ahsanul Haque
2016 Ph.d.-serien for Det Teknisk-Naturvidenskabelige Fakultet, Aalborg Universitet  
The QoS centric reviews discussed and summarized the service quality of the methods in the area of activity monitoring and elderly assisted smart-homes.  ...  expression logs of long video sequences.  ...  Biometric in Forensic Sciences © 2016 Standard The layout has been revised. 297 ABSTRACT The heartbeat signal, which is one of the physiological signals, is of great importance in many real-world  ... 
doi:10.5278/ fatcat:445elv6ftfcw3lhg7svwqx3ifu

Sensor-Cloud: A Hybrid Framework for Remote Patient Monitoring

Subasish Mohapatra, K. Smruti Rekha
2012 International Journal of Computer Applications  
Remote patient monitoring is a crucial/decisive issue in healthcare system. Healthcare systems strive to improve the quality of service and cost effectiveness of care.  ...  Due to the distributed computing nature of wireless sensor network, they play an important role in providing solution to healthcare obstacles based on real time data.  ...  Caretakers may log onto a website under a patient account to review vital statistics and the location of the elderly patients who had been tagged with sensors. b.  ... 
doi:10.5120/8725-2296 fatcat:mjxvo4korffkdmqoshlele27qm

Emerging Technologies for Next Generation Remote Health Care and Assisted Living

Ijaz Ahmad, Zeeshan Asghar, Tanesh Kumar, Gaolei Li, Ahsan Manzoor, Konstantin Mikhaylov, Syed Attique Shah, Marko Hoyhtya, Jarmo Reponen, Jyrki Huusko, Erkki Harjula
2022 IEEE Access  
In this article we delve into the state-of-the-art research in latest technologies and technological paradigms that play a vital role in enabling the next generation remote health care and assisted living  ...  Then the most important technologies and technological paradigms that are crucial in enabling remote health care and assisted living are emphasised.  ...  K.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2022.3177278 fatcat:m3tewfdwhnfabhc3pwidlvdlva

A survey on fall detection: Principles and approaches

Muhammad Mubashir, Ling Shao, Luke Seed
2013 Neurocomputing  
Fall detection is a major challenge in the public health care domain, especially for the elderly, and reliable surveillance is a necessity to mitigate the effects of falls.  ...  In this paper, we give a comprehensive survey of different systems for fall detection and their underlying algorithms.  ...  The locations of the tags are detected by the motion capture system. The posture is reconstructed in a 3D plane after locating the tags.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.neucom.2011.09.037 fatcat:p5e6a7l6ovc5rijkbpctatwjua

A survey on health monitoring systems for health smart homes

Haider Mshali, Tayeb Lemlouma, Maria Moloney, Damien Magoni
2018 International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics  
In this way, elderly people can avoid, for as long as possible, any interaction with healthcare institutions (e.g. nursing homes and hospitals), which in turn reduces pressure on the health system.  ...  We review HMS in smart environments from a general perspective and with a particular focus on systems for the elderly and dependent people.  ...  Activities, Monitoring and Machine Learning in HMS Context-aware HSH and assisted living systems for subjects like the elderly aim to monitor and evaluate the subject's health condition and their abilities  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ergon.2018.02.002 fatcat:gwkfbryll5c4bntbu6qxm4cknq


S. K. Shah .
2015 International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology  
In Pilgrim monitoring unit continuous monitoring of the status of pilgrim using the health parameters of pilgrim and sending the GPS Co-ordinates along with the health parameters is initiated.  ...  Thus, in order to identify, track and monitor pilgrims a system is needed. In this system camera is used to monitor continuously and to find high density with the help of image processing.  ...  Bluetooth A number of class 2 Bluetooth devices connected to host machine were distributed in the area of interest. All of these host machines were networked together.  ... 
doi:10.15623/ijret.2015.0404058 fatcat:nf2g2elkpncqbkx2u5yxfoplbu

Practical, appropriate, empirically-validated guidelines for designing educational games

Conor Linehan, Ben Kirman, Shaun Lawson, Gail Chan
2011 Proceedings of the 2011 annual conference on Human factors in computing systems - CHI '11  
Honor of Stuart K.  ...  Can assist others in creating scaffolded educational tools utilizing tags.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1978942.1979229 dblp:conf/chi/LinehanKLC11 fatcat:xxy5vdbobbbh3dbwkzh6w76zqq

A Survey of Voice Pathology Surveillance Systems Based on Internet of Things and Machine Learning Algorithms

Fahad Taha Al-Dhief, Nurul MurAzzah Abdul Latiff, Nik Noordini Nik Abd Malik, Naseer Sabri, Marina Mat Baki, Musatafa Abbas Abbood Albadr, Mazin Abed Mohammed
2020 IEEE Access  
In this paper, we present an extensive review of the state-of-the-art techniques and studies of IoT frameworks and machine learning algorithms used in the healthcare in general and in the voice pathology  ...  Furthermore, this paper also presents applications, challenges and key issues of both IoT and machine learning algorithms in the healthcare.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to thank the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE), Research Management Centre of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) and School of Electrical Engineering, UTM, for  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.2984925 fatcat:bvh66usrmvh5pe47hwypvtskdu

A Review of Activity Trackers for Senior Citizens: Research Perspectives, Commercial Landscape and the Role of the Insurance Industry

2017 Sensors  
This paper reviews the adoption of wearable devices in senior citizens by describing various researches for monitoring physical activity indicators, such as energy expenditure, posture transitions, activity  ...  It is thus essential to estimate accurately the amount of time spent in a sedentary activity, its classification, and its distribution throughout the day.  ...  Aspects of this work have been supported in part by a research grant from Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) and is co-funded under the European Regional Development Fund under Grant Number 13/RC/2077.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s17061277 pmid:28587188 pmcid:PMC5492436 fatcat:ug2lw54bqzcv3dtqhfshmcg3ja
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