33,975 Hits in 5.8 sec

Lifelog-Based Activity Ontology Representation Approach for Disadvantaged Groups

Yoosoo Oh
2016 Indian Journal of Science and Technology  
Furthermore, we expect that the proposed approach can be utilized to develop rehabilitation application for the disabled and non-disabled people.  ...  Especially, we design the activity ontology model, then we evaluate the proposed approach by utilizing developed systems for disadvantaged groups.  ...  Such data is logged, tracked, and monitored in their daily lives and then it goes through the reasoning process to be aware of the activity.  ... 
doi:10.17485/ijst/2016/v9i45/106771 fatcat:3gvqjlkpfjcwhoi24irimnvnpe

Moving towards inclusive design guidelines for socially and ethically aware HCI

Julio Abascal, Colette Nicolle
2005 Interacting with computers  
The key factor for accessibility to these opportunities is the adequate design of the user interface which, consequently, has a high impact on the social lives of users with disabilities.  ...  In addition, the need for ethical and social guidelines in order to avoid undesirable side effects for users is discussed.  ...  freedom and/or devices for location that are socially unacceptable Use location systems only with stakeholders' awareness and consent Delete location information after convenient usage and do not  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.intcom.2005.03.002 fatcat:s27b3ybzdzhnnpbq7eangsyew4

Speech Interaction Analysis on Collaborative Work at an Elderly Care Facility

Tetsuro Chino, Kentaro Torii, Naoshi Uchihira, Yuji Hirabayashi
2013 International Journal of Sociotechnology and Knowledge Development (IJSKD)  
There are striking mismatches between such services and current information and communication technology systems, which are generally designed as tools for deskwork.  ...  Since these tasks involve both physical actions and information processing, they can be described as what the authors call "action-oriented intellectual services."  ...  awareness within the team, (2) making informative interruptions, and (3) supporting role-based calling.  ... 
doi:10.4018/jskd.2013040102 fatcat:so4yuypwtjafvbtnzjhbyg2yk4

Context-aware and pro-active queue management systems in intelligent environments

Radosław Klimek
2017 Proceedings of the 2017 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems  
This prototype can be used as the necessary experience for building the target system meeting the precise needs and assumptions typical for context-aware and pro-active system basing on IoT networks.  ...  There has been proposed the intelligent queue management system designed as the pro-active and context-aware system basing on multiple lowlevel sensors and devices constituting the IoT (Internet of Things  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT I would like to thank my students Piotr Gryt, Anna Sotwin, Jakub Pelc, and Tomasz Korecki for their help and appreciate their technical skills.  ... 
doi:10.15439/2017f362 dblp:conf/fedcsis/Klimek17 fatcat:h6jy5sznxfabhe4az6e5vefpwa

Exploring Pervasive Service Computing Opportunities for Pursuing Successful Ageing [chapter]

Jiehan Zhou, Xiang Su, Mika Ylianttila, Jukka Riekki
2012 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Pervasive Service Computing for Elderly applies service composition and pervasive computing into assisting elderly Activities of Daily Life.  ...  Taking advantages of context-awareness and service-oriented computing, Pervasive Service Computing expects to bring brilliant opportunities for pursuing global successful ageing.  ...  This work was financially supported by the Ubiquitous Computing and Diversity of Communication (MOTIVE) program of the Academy of Finland and carried out during the first author's visiting research hosted  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-27916-4_9 fatcat:rqoh4f7kf5bqxm5q42raswlw4a

A Robotic System for Home Security Enhancement [chapter]

Andreas Gregoriades, Samuel Obadan, Harris Michail, Vicky Papadopoulou, Despina Michael
2010 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Security systems have been designed for remote exploration and control, however, these still lack the simplicity needed by elderly and disabled.  ...  Central to smart home security is the need for adequate surrounding awareness.  ...  RESBot is a roving maneuverable vehicular surveillance system, which projects in real time contextual information of the environment for enhanced situation awareness of elderly and disabled people.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-13778-5_6 fatcat:xax4qapwdrdyxabgn7bia2xqwe


Julio Abascal, Borja Bonail, Álvaro Marco, Roberto Casas, José Luis Sevillano
2008 Proceedings of the 10th international ACM SIGACCESS conference on Computers and accessibility - Assets '08  
AmbienNet is an ongoing project aiming to demonstrate the viability of accessible intelligent environments to support people with disabilities and elderly people living autonomously.  ...  Based on the Ambient Intelligence paradigm, it tries to study in depth its advantages and disadvantages for people with sensory, physical or cognitive restrictions.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This work has been carried out by the Universities of the Basque Country, Seville and Saragossa as a part of the AmbienNet project TIN2006-15617-C[01,02,03], funded by the Spanish Government  ... 
doi:10.1145/1414471.1414544 dblp:conf/assets/AbascalBMCS08 fatcat:qf7ofovz4vd3tctdutognhieju

Extending In-Home User and Context Models to Provide Ubiquitous Adaptive Support Outside the Home [chapter]

Amaia Aizpurua, Idoia Cearreta, Borja Gamecho, Raúl Miñón, Nestor Garay-Vitoria, Luis Gardeazabal, Julio Abascal
2013 Human–Computer Interaction Series  
This concept can be extended to public spaces, where ubiquitous accessible services allow people with disabilities to access location-dependent web services (providing maps, addresses, transport schedules  ...  Ambient Assisted Living (AAL), which is largely based on Ubiquitous Computing, aims at tutoring and supervising elderly people and users with physical, sensory or cognitive disabilities in the performance  ...  According to Dey, a system is context-aware if it uses context to provide relevant information and/or services to the user, where relevancy depends on the user's task [18] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4471-4778-7_2 fatcat:tmenulqnmzfqvd4rekqg6j3aqm

Intelligent systems and smart homes

Jong Hyuk Park, Ching-Hsien Hsu, Hamid R. Arabnia
2008 Information Systems Frontiers  
Yang presents an approach which develops a cost-effective user-friendly telehealth system to serve the elderly and disabled people in the community.  ...  In the paper "Location-aware Communications in Smart Environments", Ichiro Satoh presents a location-aware communication approach for smart home environments that is based on a symbolic location model  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10796-008-9128-x fatcat:pzwqwbh5qbfebg26imuuvlvzce

A Context Aware Framework for IoT Based Healthcare Monitoring Systems [article]

Yousef Abuseta
2020 arXiv   pre-print
This paper also attempts to introduce and propose a generic framework for the design and development of context aware healthcare monitoring systems in the IoT platform.  ...  The paper also stresses on the crucial role played by the AI field in addressing resilient context aware healthcare monitoring systems.  ...  The subclasses here include Patient, Disabled and Elderly.  ... 
arXiv:2008.10341v1 fatcat:hefxu52xnbdwjm4exb5w3r3bna

Advanced location-based services

Miguel A. Labrador, Katina Michael, Axel Küpper
2008 Computer Communications  
Initial location-based services entered the market around the turn of the millennium and for the greater part appeared in the form of restaurant finders and tourist guides, which never gained widespread  ...  This special issue of Computer Communications presents state-of-the-art research and applications in the area of location-based services (LBS).  ...  The first paper, ''Location-Based Services for Elderly and Disabled People" by Alvaro Marco et al. includes a robust, low cost, highly accurate and scalable ZigBee-and ultrasound-based positioning system  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.comcom.2008.01.033 fatcat:4qsfezhhcvazjbjgnojumdfrfm

Assessment of use of public transport in cities by elderly and disabled persons

Katarzyna Solecka, Małgorzata Figura
1970 Teka Komisji Architektury, Urbanistyki i Studiów Krajobrazowych  
This article defines the concepts of elderly and disabled people and presents the barriers most frequently encountered in city transport systems.  ...  that shaping public spaces and transport "for everyone" is only possible by engaging all parties interested in the problem, i.e. above all, elderly and disabled people as well as city authorities, and  ...  stations (difficulty for the elderly when getting on) complicated process of city bike rental Municipal public transport Passenger information system hard-to-read information boards, utilizing lowercase  ... 
doi:10.35784/teka.1780 fatcat:sq7baj6d7vfdhpbf6owxig5gjm

An Evaluation of the Universal Accessibility of Bus Stop Environments by Senior Tourists

Manuela P. Rosa, Patrícia Costa Pinto, Hugo Assunção
2020 International Journal of Sustainable Development and Planning  
In the context of accessible tourism, infrastructures and services have been adapted to be inclusive for all.  ...  Findings indicate that elderly tourists with disabilities are more critical of the existing accessibility conditions, and have a greater perception of the inclusive characteristics of bus stops.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The Project ACCES4ALL -Accessibility for All in Tourism (SAICT-POL/23700/2016) was sponsored by the Portuguese Science and Technology Foundation (FCT) and Portugal 2020, and co-funded by  ... 
doi:10.18280/ijsdp.150606 fatcat:qhzcptxvjbfzdper734sy5zx4i

Usability in Public Services and Border Control [chapter]

Giuliano Pirelli
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
It proposes an awareness raising process and analysis of possible ways for helping elderly people and people with disabilities to obtain the best assistance from new technologies, avoiding creating new  ...  Awareness and Training Three layers may be considered: awareness, information and training. • Awareness: to think that there are people with disabilities and that there may exist specific problems in applying  ...  in public services, such as border control and mass transportation systems, their accessibility for the disabled needs to be evaluated.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-10308-7_40 fatcat:iwzuckkafjbynmodsz2wuyujae

Multi-Agent Information Fusion System to manage data from a WSN in a residential home

Sara Rodríguez, Juan F. De Paz, Gabriel Villarrubia, Carolina Zato, Javier Bajo, Juan M. Corchado
2015 Information Fusion  
With the increase of intelligent systems based on Multi-Agent Systems (MAS) and the use of Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) in context-aware scenarios, information fusion has become an essential part of  ...  The proposed MAS architecture is based on virtual organizations, and incorporates social behaviors to improve the information fusion processes.  ...  Special thanks to Limcasa and Flag Solutions for their support, as well as the technology provided.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.inffus.2014.03.003 fatcat:qeq4neojhngqza6j3a2giun65q
« Previous Showing results 1 — 15 out of 33,975 results