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Exploring Smart Environments Through Human Computation for Enhancing Blind Navigation [chapter]

Hugo Paredes, Hugo Fernandes, André Sousa, Luis Fernandes, Fernando Koch, Renata Fortes, Vitor Filipe, João Barroso
2015 Communications in Computer and Information Science  
We propose and discuss a modular architecture, which interacts with environmental sensors to gather information and process the acquired data with advanced algorithms empowered by human computation.  ...  In this paper the orchestration of wearable sensors with human computation is explored to provide map metadata for blind navigation.  ...  life of people with disabilities.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-24804-2_5 fatcat:er5cobj7kzas3lar6a4ry4t4wi

Eywa: Crowdsourced and cloudsourced omniscience

Murat Demirbas, Yavuz Selim Yilmaz, Muhammed Fatih Bulut
2013 2013 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops (PERCOM Workshops)  
We also observe that cloud computing is a natural platform to host such future ubiquitous computing systems.  ...  Here we present our ubiquitous computing vision, Eywa.  ...  Highly scalable cloud computing architectures and software for machine learning are now mature and widely used.  ... 
doi:10.1109/percomw.2013.6529480 dblp:conf/percom/DemirbasYB13 fatcat:yi6e5yxiejahxha2tplhnya5pi

Assistive environments for the disabled and the senior citizens: theme issue of PETRA 2010 and 2011 conferences

Ilias Maglogiannis, Margrit Betke, Grammati Pantziou, Fillia Makedon
2012 Personal and Ubiquitous Computing  
[13] also falls within the HCI domain for disabled persons and especially for people who cannot use their hands to control a computer mouse due to conditions such as cerebral palsy or multiple sclerosis  ...  care issue: as the world's population ages, there is growing need for technologies to assist with the in-home care of the elderly and people with Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and numerous types of chronic  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00779-012-0616-0 fatcat:sfmay3dxsfbp5fqbmef3e4voni

A Computational Method based on Radio Frequency Technologies for the Analysis of Accessibility of Disabled People in Sustainable Cities

Virgilio Gilart-Iglesias, Higinio Mora, Raquel Pérez-delHoyo, Clara García-Mayor
2015 Sustainability  
However, with the start of the 21st century, the communication Towards a Barrier Free Europe for People with Disabilities [26]-2000-showed that many obstacles were still preventing the access of people  ...  The communication Equality of Opportunity for People with Disabilities: A New European Community Disability Strategy [25]-1996-went back to the idea of the Standards Rules.  ...  Empowering people with disabilities to participate fully in society on an equal basis with others is the main objective of the Strategy.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su71114935 fatcat:wcxvfdzqyvhztkwuonja5ns5ey

Smart education framework

Kadir Alpaslan Demir
2021 Smart Learning Environments  
Based on an investigation of a wide range of information technologies supporting smart education, we developed a Smart Education Framework.  ...  AbstractAdvances in information technologies present opportunities for novel approaches, methods, and tools for new or improved education and training practices.  ...  implied, of any affiliated organization or government.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40561-021-00170-x fatcat:sib2wdz6zvg7bl7e62pqwj2olq

Exploiting the Potential and Facing the Challenges of Mobile Devices: Application Examples

Isabel L. Nunes, M.J. Simões-Marques
2015 Procedia Manufacturing  
The evolution of electronic technology, the introduction of new materials and the emergence of mobile networks and cloud technology accelerated the revolution associated with the usage of mobile devices  ...  (e.g., smartphones, tablets) opening room for pervasive or ubiquitous computing.  ...  Acknowledgements This work was funded by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia under the scope of project PEst-OE/EME/UI0667/2011 and by the Portuguese Navy.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.promfg.2015.07.335 fatcat:xzpniyvdovbbpl5vkllj3ij33u

A Survey on the Internet of Things Solutions for the Elderly and Disabled: Applications, Prospects, and Challenges

Resul Das, Ayse Tuna, Senay Demirel, Meral Kayapınar Yurdakul
2017 International Journal of Computer Networks And Applications  
Index Terms -The Internet of Things, Elderly people, People with disabilities, Research challenges, Future research directions. .  ...  Then, we are going to investigate prospects and research challenges in the use of the IoT in the services designed for elderly people and people with disabilities to provide an insight into future research  ...  The architectures which integrate technology and consumer demands with a new vision should be designed for elderly people and people with disabilities for enabling convenient living, managing disease,  ... 
doi:10.22247/ijcna/2017/49023 fatcat:kvrcaywdzvh4xjf3qzosuowthi

CMI Computing A Cloud, MANET and Internet of Things Integration for Future Internet.pdf

Tanweer Alam
2020 Figshare  
Our purpose of this study is to create a framework of mobile ad hoc network mobility model using cloud computing for providing secure communication among smart devices network for the internet of things  ...  The wireless communication is making it easier for smart devices to communicate with one another in terms of the network of the Internet of Things.  ...  Connection using ubiquitous computing that uses the fixed cell network or mobility with using sensor connectivity.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.12563432.v1 fatcat:zaj7b24xojfmxjvphyb4exlkq4

A cloud-based pervasive serious game framework to support obesity treatment

Atif Alamri, Anwar Hossain, Mehedi Hassan, Shamim Hossain, Mohammed Alnuem, Tanvir Ahmed, Saddik el Abdulmotaleb
2013 Computer Science and Information Systems  
It uses the cloud computing platform as infrastructural support that ensures the scalability of the framework.  ...  In order to demonstrate the suitability of the proposed framework, we developed a sample serious game; deploy it over a cloud platform; and experiment with it by capturing some psycho-physical data while  ...  Acknowledgments.This research is supported by National Plan for Science and Technology (NPST), King Saud University, Project Number 11-BIO1737-02.  ... 
doi:10.2298/csis120717046a fatcat:g7zyan25gfhotbf6ps2b45ch6e

Integration of Cloud computing and Internet of Things: A survey

Alessio Botta, Walter de Donato, Valerio Persico, Antonio Pescapé
2016 Future generations computer systems  
Cloud computing and Internet of Things (IoT) are two very different technologies that are both already part of our life.  ...  Starting by analyzing the basics of both IoT and Cloud Computing, we discuss their complementarity, detailing what is currently driving to their integration.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This work is partially funded by the MIUR projects: PLATINO (P ON 01 01007), SMART HEALTH (P ON 04a2 C), S2-MOVE (P ON 04a3 00058), SIRIO (P ON 01 02425), and art. 11 DM 593/2000 for NM2  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.future.2015.09.021 fatcat:aatr42cbtfautpyo3bqs4yhy6a

Parallel Computing for Efficient and Intelligent Industrial Internet of Health Things: An Overview

Xin Yang, Shah Nazir, Habib Ullah Khan, Muhammad Shafiq, Neelam Mukhtar, M. Irfan Uddin
2021 Complexity  
A detailed overview of this existing literature is needed through which the research community will provide new solutions for efficient healthcare with the help of IoT based on parallel computing.  ...  The role of parallel computing for efficient and Intelligent Industrial Internet of Health Things is obvious to analyze and process different healthcare situations.  ...  in situation where the patient required constant care and monitoring for facilitating the services like patient disabilities, aged people living alone, patients with heart attack, patients of blood pressure  ... 
doi:10.1155/2021/6636898 fatcat:n3avftoyofddlpp7is3jwzfeum

Health Smart Homes: User Perspectives

Swetha Nagapuri, Anthony J Maeder, Patricia A H Williams
2019 Studies in Health Technology and Informatics  
Health Smart Homes aim to assist the health and well-being of elderly people through digital technologies, by helping them to continue their daily living activities with safety and independence.  ...  This paper presents a landscape review to evaluate the effectiveness and feasibility of Health Smart Home technologies for advancing autonomy and quality of life from the perspectives of elderly users.  ...  Introduction In recent years, many new IT advances have occurred around the emerging technologies of the Internet of Things (IoT) applications [1] and Cloud Computing services [2] .  ... 
doi:10.3233/shti190784 pmid:31397313 fatcat:bdcvjaendrbhrnb24as7pb6lsa

A survey of mobile phone sensing

Nicholas Lane, Emiliano Miluzzo, Hong Lu, Daniel Peebles, Tanzeem Choudhury, Andrew Campbell
2010 IEEE Communications Magazine  
In the following sections we propose a simple architectural viewpoint for the mobile phone and the computing cloud as a means to discuss the major architectural issues that need to be addressed.  ...  Fourth, the mobile computing cloud enables developers to offload mobile services to back-end servers, providing unprecedented scale and additional resources for computing on collections of large-scale  ... 
doi:10.1109/mcom.2010.5560598 fatcat:i42ahoh44bhr3cyn4y2f5dp6fu

Simplification of Home Automation System Using Various Sensors, Actuators and Control System

Shannay Rawal, M Ramachandran, Vishal Fegade, U Ragavendran
2018 International Journal of Engineering & Technology  
and exchange them with automated mechatronics systems.  ...  Advanced sensor technology with Wireless advancement expands our sensing competencies by linking communication networks and physical world which enables wide-ranging applications in respect of home automation  ...  General Packet Radio Services and Global System for Mobile Communication provide architecture for accessing data more conveniently and ubiquitously. [16] .  ... 
doi:10.14419/ijet.v7i3.1.17081 fatcat:vxhncuvinng7hjhnnrlwyhkodq

Modeling an Integrated Network for Remote Patient Monitoring, based on the Internet of Things for a More Preventive and Predictive Health System in West Africa

Mêtowanou Héribert AHOUANDJINOU, Daton MEDENOU, Leandro PECCHIA, Roland C. HOUESSOUVO, Thierry Rock JOSSOU
2020 Global Clinical Engineering Journal  
on a patient. 2) The modeling of the architecture of West African health systems in the form of a cloud of Technocentres. 3) Cross analysis between different IoT technologies, characteristics and functional  ...  Conclusion: The implementation of this model of monitoring networks will be a tool for supporting large-scale decision-making for a health system in Africa.  ...  [21] Presents with a cloud-centric vision for the global implementation of the IoT.  ... 
doi:10.31354/globalce.v3i2.85 fatcat:j6zwptqatvbpfmetcqftajvzdm
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