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Intelligent personalized ADAS warnings

Maria C. Panou
2018 European Transport Research Review  
Panou European Transport Research Review(2018) 10:59  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12544-018-0324-6 fatcat:hqimmdje4fenjjaycconyqzybu

Use Cases Functionality of the OASIS HCI [chapter]

Maria Panou, Evangelos Bekiaris, Maria Fernanda Cabrera-Umpierrez, Viveca Jiménez Mixco, Maria Teresa Arredondo
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Within OASIS, a set of detailed Use Cases have been developed, after capturing the specific needs of elderly users on the use and acquisition of services for the support of their every day life. These use cases offer direct input to the design and development of the user interaction elements in terms of key characteristics, such as self-adaptivity and personalisation parameters that abide to the devices capabilities and environmental restrictions and satisfy the user personal needs and wants.
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-02707-9_31 fatcat:3fxspmhvhfbahixcnbfofknjri

Needs and expectations of older passengers in using autonomous public transport

Maria Panou, Miranda Maglavera
2019 Zenodo  
AVENUE is a H2020 EC project, aiming to design and carry out full scale demonstrations of urban transport automation by deploying fleets of autonomous mini-buses in low to medium demand areas of 4 European demonstrator cities. The target group of AVENUE is passengers, including people with reduced mobility, disabilities, elderly and in general potentially vulnerable users. User experience and accessibility are of key importance when designing and developing innovative and disruptive urban
more » ... transport services. Thus, user surveys were realized in six countries, one of which was Greece. In this paper, the users' feedback gathered in the Greek survey with 15 older travelers (> 60 years old) is presented. Overall, the survey showed that about half of the respondents are willing to use driverless /autonomous public busses, but with several pre-requisites. The safety level, reliability and trust issues are crucial factors for the elder passengers and the autonomous busses acceptance level.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4623933 fatcat:ec44wg4d5vekhgtmis6vtomjge

Personalized application for multimodal route guidance for travellers

Maria Panou
2011 European Transport Research Review  
Purpose Studies about the use of internet-based services and especially those that are related to services on-the-move, reveal that their propagation is rapidly expanding, with high increase probability in the next years. It is about services that are offered through mobile devices (PDAs, mobile phones) where the travelers wish to receive geographically updated information. The present paper aims at the optimization of public transport (PT) information services that are provided on mobile
more » ... s, for travelers of PT means, through their personalization. Methods A specific innovative algorithm is proposed along with the necessary parameters (dynamic and semi-dynamic) that support a holistic personalization. The algorithm is based on each user specific profile, based on the history of his/her previous selections. The proposed algorithm constitutes a ready service, that can be adopted by the appropriate stakeholders in cooperation with content providers such as public transport route providers and dynamic digital maps. Results The developed algorithm was tested by 10 users. In general, it was positively evaluated by the majority of the users, with a varying acceptance and confidence levels. Users evaluated also the personalization parameters, giving to the maximum walking distance between PT means the highest score. Conclusions The innovation and limitations of the current algorithm are discussed, followed by proposals for extensions and further research.
doi:10.1007/s12544-011-0067-0 fatcat:gcaqh4d4yncfhlwpu2l23i2oae

A multi-faceted evaluation framework to evaluate service providers' and travellers' experience with MaaS enabling technologies

Katerina Touliou, Maria Gemou, Cornelia Zankl, Maria Panou, Evangelos Bekiaris
2019 Zenodo  
The concept of Mobility as a Service (MaaS) has been recently introduced to transportation and has the potential to really affect and change the transportation market as well as the interactions between users, service providers and suppliers across many countries. The aim was to firstly evaluate the usefulness, ease of use, usability and user experience of travellers and service providers in using the MaaS enabling mobile application and Service Registration Tool, respectively and secondly to
more » ... aluate the user experience and adoption of both solutions in in real-life continuous use for 6 months in 5 European cities (Amsterdam, Athens, Prague, Rome, Salzburg) for national and cross-border journeys. This paper presents a multifaceted evaluation framework for the evaluation of a MaaS mobile application by travellers and preliminary findings from the user experience tests.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4434295 fatcat:ivkybyr33jaffmfna6dazihbui

Seamless-based Infomobility Applications to Support the Needs of All Travellers [chapter]

Evangelos Bekiaris, Maria Panou, Konstantinos Kalogirou
2009 Human-Computer Interaction  
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doi:10.5772/7725 fatcat:24rwra6b6bgcfpi3jzwhwvz5oe


Maria Panou
2013 International Journal of Cyber Society and Education  
There is a significant increase of the elderly population worldwide, which is accompanied with a rise of the number of people living alone. Moreover, many citizens are at risk due to geographic and social isolation in combination with specific chronic conditions. ICT offers new opportunities in the healthcare area, therefore, within the REMOTE research project, several services have been developed and interconnected International Journal of Cyber Society and Education 52 (targeted at patients
more » ... th chronic diseases) available on Symbian OS mobile platforms and computers. This paper presents the Guardian Angel service on the mobile phone, in order to monitor (unobtrusively) the health of the user on the move and alert the medical centre in case of an emergency. The prototype has been evaluated by 30 elderly users and 5 experts, indicating a possible deployment of the application in the healthcare market, but also proposing further improvements for increased usability.
doi:10.7903/ijcse.1047 fatcat:635h6vvaabgqxg5oaq3cqmexgm

Do we need to agree on what resilience is? A proposed practical and participatory approach

Ioannis Benekos, Evangelos Bekiaris, Maria Panou
2021 Zenodo  
Resilience is a term frequently used nowadays in different contexts, including transportation. However, definitions vary even within sectors. Communities play also a vital role in decision-making that relates to transportation and/or to its infrastructure. This paper presents different views on 'resilience', and 'community resilience' and a practical and participatory methodology on how to build 'community resilience' that may support the development of technologies and/or decisions in
more » ... ation. Although the proposed approach was implemented in the context of the Horizon 2020 EU-funded project 'Search and Rescue' which concerns disaster management, several of the involved stakeholders constitute also stakeholders in the transportation sector. The pros and cons and thoughts for further improvement or adaptation of the proposed approach are also discussed
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6302626 fatcat:ixwizdd3pnevphehrcyrvmzvhi

Neurocognitive evaluation of oxcarbazepine monotherapy in children with benign chilhood epilepsy

Maria Tzitiridou, Dora Panou, Athanasios Kambas, Christos Panteliadis
2006 Annals of General Psychiatry  
doi:10.1186/1744-859x-5-s1-s158 fatcat:qpwkgy5twjdxjexlatwwhfpahe

Development of Open Platform Based Adaptive HCI Concepts for Elderly Users [chapter]

Jan-Paul. Leuteritz, Harald Widlroither, Alexandros Mourouzis, Maria Panou, Margherita Antona, Asterios Leonidis
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper describes the framework and development process of adaptive user interfaces within the OASIS project. After presenting a rationale for user interface adaptation to address the needs and requirements of older users, the paper presents and discusses the architecture and functionality of the OASIS adaptation framework, focussing in particular on an advanced library of adaptive widgets, as well as on the process of elaborating the adaptation rules. The results of the adopted approach are
more » ... discussed and hints to future developments are provided.
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-02710-9_76 fatcat:wcw6pz6n5fhdlay4vg7vs336qe

Transthoracic echocardiography for the diagnosis of left ventricular thrombosis in the postoperative care unit

Theodosios Saranteas, Anastasia Alevizou, Maria Tzoufi, Fotios Panou, Georgia Kostopanagiotou
2011 Critical Care  
Transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) is a reliable, noninvasive imaging method that is useful in the evaluation of cardiovascular thrombosis. We conducted a retrospective study of all the echocardiograms from patients in the postoperative care unit to assess the role of TTE in thrombus identification in the left ventricle. Methods: This retrospective database evaluation included all echocardiograms during a 14-month period. The echocardiographic examination protocol included the subcostal
more » ... hamber view, the apical four-chamber view, the apical two-chamber view and the parasternal view, along the long and short axes in both spontaneously and mechanically ventilated patients. All echocardiograms were obtained within the 48 hours immediately following surgery. Results: In total, 160 postoperative echocardiograms were obtained from 160 patients and resulted in the detection of five cases of left ventricular thrombosis. Subgroup analysis showed that 21 and 35 of the 160 patients examined had either dilated or ischemic cardiomyopathy, respectively. In these patients, preoperative echocardiograms had been obtained recently prior to surgery and were negative for left ventricular thrombus. In three of 35 patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy and two of 21 patients with dilated cardiomyopathy, thrombus was identified in the left ventricle. The thrombi were mobile, uncalcified and pedunculated and were located in the apex of the left ventricle. In addition, no clinical consequences of the left ventricular thrombi were recorded. Conclusions: Low-flow conditions in heart chambers due to ischemic or dilated cardiomyopathy in conjunction with the hypercoagulability caused by perioperative prothrombotic factors may lead to thrombotic events in the left ventricle.
doi:10.1186/cc10025 pmid:21306622 pmcid:PMC3221985 fatcat:j46as37kqrerflz336jnrowbbm

Glibenclamide inhibits BK polyomavirus infection in kidney cells through CFTR blockade

Margarita-Maria Panou, Michelle Antoni, Ethan L. Morgan, Eleni-Anna Loundras, Christopher W. Wasson, Matthew Welberry-Smith, Jamel Mankouri, Andrew Macdonald
2020 Antiviral Research  
Cells were maintained up to passage 7 (Panou et al., 2018) .  ...  Data were analysed using the ΔΔ Ct method on Rotor-Gene 6000 software (Panou et al., 2018) . Values were normalised to U6).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.antiviral.2020.104778 pmid:32229236 pmcid:PMC7322401 fatcat:jsf55tm2dbd6te55r2w4hn7g4m

Synthesis of a proline-rich [60]fullerene peptide with potential biological activity

Panagiota Sofou, Yiannis Elemes, Eugenia Panou-Pomonis, Athanassios Stavrakoudis, Vassilios Tsikaris, Constantinos Sakarellos, Maria Sakarellos-Daitsiotis, Michele Maggini, Fernando Formaggio, Claudio Toniolo
2004 Tetrahedron  
A proline-rich [60]fullerene peptide was synthesized by use of (i) a 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition of an N-substituted glycine derivative to [60]fullerene, (ii) esterification of the isolated alcohol with the C-terminal amino acid of the desired peptide sequence, and finally (iii) coupling of the remaining hexapeptide to give the final product 8 as a TFA salt, with oxidized methionine. Product 8 was found to be biologically active against sera from MCTD and SLE patients (ELISA experiment). q
doi:10.1016/j.tet.2004.01.064 fatcat:5ydwmeougvc5piss3jrw2c5qhm


Tattegrain Veste Héléne, Bellet Thierry, Boverie Serge, Kutila Matti, Viitanen Jouko, Bekiaris Evangelos, Panou Maria, Engström Johan, Agnvall Anders
2005 IFAC Proceedings Volumes  
The Driver Situation Assessment module developed in the EU-funded FP6 integrated project AIDE (Adaptive Integrated Driver-vehicle Interface), provides a real time diagnosis of a number of driver parameters in order to enable different adaptive driver-vehicle interface functions. It is composed by: (1) The Driver Characteristics Module that personalises the HMI of in-vehicle ADAS/IVIS, according to driver static characteristics, the context of and his/her preferences and residual abilities, (2)
more » ... he Driver State Degradation Module that evaluates the evolution of the driver's drowsiness, (3) the Cockpit Activity Assessment Module, focused on secondary task activities, that monitors aspects of the driver's activity and (4) the Driver Availability Estimator that assesses the driver's "level of availability" to receive and process information, according to the requirements of the current driving task.
doi:10.3182/20050703-6-cz-1902.01195 fatcat:fr2hsz4sefdzrnumxyseaajl4i

Feasibility of a wireless health monitoring system for prevention and health assessment of elderly people

Viveca Jimenez-Mixco, Maria F. Cabrera-Umpierrez, Maria T. Arredondo, A. Maria Panou, Matthias Struck, Silvio Bonfiglio
2013 2013 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)  
The work presented in this paper comprises the methodology and results of a pilot study on the feasibility of a wireless health monitoring system designed under main EU challenges for the promotion of healthy and active ageing. The system is focused on health assessment, prevention and lifestyle promotion of elderly people. Over a hundred participants including elderly users and caregivers tested the system in four pilot sites across Europe. Tests covered several scenarios in senior centers and
more » ... real home environments, including performance and usability assessment. Results indicated strong satisfactoriness on usability, usefulness and user friendliness, and the acceptable level of reliability obtained supports future investigation on the same direction for further improvement and transfer of conclusions to the real world in the healthcare delivery.
doi:10.1109/embc.2013.6611245 pmid:24111432 dblp:conf/embc/Jimenez-MixcoCA13 fatcat:3ontduonfvcynhu6kreojnbcwe
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