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Framework for an Intelligent Affect Aware Smart Home Environment for Elderly People

Nirmalya Thakur, Chia Y. Han
2019 Zenodo  
This forecasting of user experience would provide scope for enhancing the same, thereby increasing the assistive and adaptive nature of such intelligent systems.  ...  immense potential for serving as a long-term solution for improving the user experience of elderly in smart homes.  ...  [18] which involved a methodology for forecasting user experiences in affect aware systems.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3974003 fatcat:by4votihdzg4vdm3zykw757oue

How to democratize Internet of Things devices. A participatory design research [article]

Matteo Zallio, John McGrory, Damon Berry
2020 arXiv   pre-print
The research activity focused on understanding factors to increase the usability of off-the-shelf IoT devices for hesitant users and identify strategies for improving digital literacy and reducing technology  ...  This article shows the method and results achieved in a community-stakeholder workshop, developed through the participatory design methodology, aiming at brainstorming problems and scenarios through a  ...  This research, as an impulse into a larger international project, was made possible thanks to the Active Assisted Living Forum, in Aarhus, Denmark on September 23-25, 2019.  ... 
arXiv:2002.06308v3 fatcat:6x6tkvsmbfbgrgyjkmfz5njr5y

Architecting and Designing Sustainable Smart City Services in a Living Lab Environment

Md Alam, Jari Porras
2018 Technologies  
This approach was adapted from the concept of living lab methodology. Finally, an application developed following this method is presented and evaluated.  ...  However, the process of developing such sustainable smart services has certain challenges, especially in understanding the real needs of the people living in the city.  ...  Later, the research shifted its course to a new perspective and was carried out by the authors. Special thanks are given to Annika Wolff and Shola for their valuable input to this research.  ... 
doi:10.3390/technologies6040099 fatcat:yr2lnkstrzhihns6zqzvg7xlxe

UAV-assisted disaster management: Applications and open issues

Milan Erdelj, Enrico Natalizio
2016 2016 International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC)  
In UAV-assisted disaster management applications, UAVs not only survey the affected area but also assist in establishing the communication network between the disaster survivors, rescue teams and nearest  ...  The fast-paced development of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) and their use in different domains, opens a new paradigm on their use in natural disaster management.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This work has been carried out in the framework of the project "IMATISSE" (Inundation Monitoring and Alarm Technology In a System of SystEms), which is funded by the Region Picardie, France  ... 
doi:10.1109/iccnc.2016.7440563 dblp:conf/iccnc/ErdeljN16 fatcat:usnjzyp4anfk7cerdv63z5vhui

A Review of Internet of Things Technologies for Ambient Assisted Living Environments

Maskeliūnas, Damaševičius, Segal
2019 Future Internet  
The IoT has the potential to increase the quality of life of inhabitants and users of intelligent ambient assisted living (AAL) environments.  ...  The results of this review are summarized as the IoT based gerontechnology acceptance model for the assisted living domain.  ...  What methodologies and tools are used for multi-agent based intellectual applications for assisted living? RQ4. How cognitive and affective IoT is adopted for IoT based AAL systems? RQ5.  ... 
doi:10.3390/fi11120259 fatcat:f6pzlzan2vcidc6optgyv5jfue

Design of a service-oriented architecture for AAL

Margherita Peruzzini, Michele Germani
2016 International Journal of Agile Systems and Management  
The result is an interoperable and flexible platform that allows creating user-centred services for independent living.  ...  He actually coordinates numerous important national and European projects on design for all, smart homes, sustainability and product-service systems.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors thank all the companies participating in the HicMO project for their contribution to the research, and the Marche Region and the National Institute for Elderly people Research  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijasm.2016.078582 fatcat:riags4b3cvewjcuo6rutiyqfmu

Environmental Hazards: A Coverage Response Approach

Paul Croft
2019 Future Internet  
The rapid rise and implementation of Smart Systems (i.e., multi-functional observation and platform systems that depict settings and/or identify situations or features of interest, often in real-time)  ...  Pathways to achieve a more comprehensive understanding are given for consideration by the wide diversity of disciplines necessary to move forward in Smart Systems as tied with the societal response to  ...  Planning by a Smart Society taking advantage of services geared towards Smart Cities [118] and situations of personal interest (e.g., as reflected by Social Media) could assist end users in their manipulation  ... 
doi:10.3390/fi11030072 fatcat:zqki4bxcenhqppw7wxzs45v3qm

The SHAPES Smart Mirror Approach for Independent Living, Healthy and Active Ageing

Javier Dorado Chaparro, Jesus Fernandez-Bermejo Ruiz, Maria J. Santofimia Romero, Cristina Bolaños Peño, Luis Unzueta Irurtia, Meritxell Garcia Perea, Xavier del Toro Garcia, Felix J. Villanueva Molina, Sonja Grigoleit, Juan C. Lopez
2021 Sensors  
The system has been developed in the context of two use cases: the support of independent living for older individuals with neurodegenerative diseases and the promotion of physical rehabilitation activities  ...  The benefits that technology can provide in terms of health and support for independent living are in many cases not enough to break the barriers that prevent older adults from accepting and embracing  ...  Acknowledgments: Authors would like to thank the Nursing Home El Salvador (SAL) for their participation in the co-design process of the different solutions.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21237938 pmid:34883942 fatcat:425cojgmzzalfbfbs42wbm2dia

Wearable Devices and Smart Garments for Stress Management [chapter]

Alessandra Rinaldi, Claudia Becchimanzi, Francesca Tosi
2018 Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing  
The series "Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing" contains publications on theory, applications, and design methods of Intelligent Systems and Intelligent Computing.  ...  The publications within "Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing" are primarily proceedings of important conferences, symposia and congresses.  ...  In this context, the design of a system of smart uniform for healthcare professionals and doctors, in terms of smart garments and smart wearable devices, aimed to acquire several biofeedback, to manage  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-96071-5_92 fatcat:jlrtjnzptzbkfbvrskpgmns7zy

Knowledge Engineering Framework for IoT Robotics Applied to Smart Healthcare and Emotional Well-Being

Amelie Gyrard, Kasia Tabeau, Laura Fiorini, Antonio Kung, Eloise Senges, Marleen De Mul, Francesco Giuliani, Delphine Lefebvre, Hiroshi Hoshino, Isabelle Fabbricotti, Daniele Sancarlo, Grazia D'Onofrio (+5 others)
2021 International Journal of Social Robotics  
For this purpose, co-creation methodologies involving multiple stakeholders and a multidisciplinary researcher team (e.g., elderly people, medical professionals, and computer scientists such as roboticists  ...  Social companion robots are getting more attention to assist elderly people to stay independent at home and to decrease their social isolation.  ...  In ACCRA, we are focused on healthcare since we have the heart beat sensor and smart home domains for Ambient Assisted Living with temperature and humidity sensors.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12369-021-00821-6 pmid:34804257 pmcid:PMC8594653 fatcat:wvztbhknmfggzgmtl5hpxbhzcm

Learning, Prediction and Mediation of Context Uncertainty in Smart Pervasive Environments [chapter]

Sajal K. Das, Nirmalya Roy
2008 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Context Awareness is the most salient feature in such an intelligent computing paradigm. Examples of contexts include user mobility and activity among others.  ...  The essence of pervasive computing lies in the creation of smart environments saturated with computing and communication capabilities, yet gracefully integrated with human users (inhabitants).  ...  In this sense, context awareness is a key issue for enhancing users' living experience during their daily interaction with smart devices including sensors and computer systems, as only a dynamic adaptation  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-88875-8_107 fatcat:6urtd7vvfrh2riyfeyra2sqsfu

Reminder objects in the connected home of the future and beyond

Martina Uhlig, Henrik Rieß, Peter Klein
2017 Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments - PETRA '17  
We then describe our understanding of computing and the interaction between humans and technology, in detail, in the second section.  ...  In the first section of this paper, we introduce reminder objects-what they are and how they work.  ...  She also designed and implemented the sensory prototype of the Rainminder. Henrik Rieß was responsible for design research and creative concept for MeMoTray, the inDAgo wearables, and Rainminder.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3056540.3064949 dblp:conf/petra/UhligRK17 fatcat:y6o6bmq47vbibfwydaviiyi2sm

Artificial Intelligence for Smart Systems Critical Analysis of the Human Centered Approach

Zoran Galic Hajnal
2021 Journal of Computing and Natural Science  
In this paper, we have presented a research that means that AI systems understand humans with respect to their socio-cultural aspects and that AI system assist humans comprehend them.  ...  In the modern age, humans are rapidly collaborating with ML and AI systems.  ...  Assisting humans in understanding smart systems implies building smart systems that understand human projections and needs.  ... 
doi:10.53759/181x/jcns202101013 fatcat:2fkvizoo2ndejk44ghap2juc4y

Towards Privacy-Preserved Aging in Place: A Systematic Review

Munkhjargal Gochoo, Fady Alnajjar, Tan-Hsu Tan, Sumayya Khalid
2021 Sensors  
For this review, 235 articles were scanned from databases, out of which 31 articles pertaining to in-home technologies that assist the elderly in living independently were shortlisted for inclusion.  ...  There is a need to develop a comprehensive system for smart homes which ensures patient safety, privacy, and data security; in addition, robots should be integrated with the existing sensor-based platforms  ...  In particular, several studies have investigated the feasibility and effectiveness of systems for assistance and health monitoring of elderly in their home environment [11] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21093082 pmid:33925161 fatcat:azkbacdl4behlbahodlgiddkhm

AREA: A Mobile Application for Rapid Epidemiology Assessment

Ewart J. de Visser, Elan Freedy, John J. Payne, Amos Freedy
2015 Procedia Engineering  
Intuitive user experience design ensures that the Area app is easy to understand and to use, even for non-technical personnel.  ...  AREA provides situation awareness, comprehension, and projection of relevant on-the-ground information. In short, AREA meets the most pressing need in health crisis management.  ...  Rebecca Goolsby, Office of Naval Research, and we arappreciate her assistance and support. In addition we thank Dr.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.proeng.2015.06.092 fatcat:hbnqxjpnnfctphh52q7aiafxyu
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