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Software Development Support for Ambient Assisted Living

Max Mühlhäuser, Arthur I. Karshmer, Jürgen Nehmer, Hartmut Raffler, Gerhard Tröster
Key issues in software development support for Ambient Intelligence and Ubiquitous Computing are briefly discussed; special requirements in the context of Ambient Assisted Living are discussed.  ...  Development Support for Smart Environments and AAL In the area of ambient intelligence (AmI) (which we consider synonymous to ubiquitous computing), complex and integrated distributed applications must  ...  Not surprisingly, software development for smart environments faces particular needs.  ... 
doi:10.4230/dagsemproc.07462.24 fatcat:ntggbcuh3rhafa4yhkhr5cz7am

Living assistance systems

Jürgen Nehmer, Martin Becker, Arthur Karshmer, Rosemarie Lamm
2006 Proceeding of the 28th international conference on Software engineering - ICSE '06  
In this paper, we present an integrated system concept for the living assistance domain based on ambient intelligence technology and discuss the resulting challenges for the software engineering discipline  ...  The construction of robust, trustworthy living assistance systems is an extremely challenging task and requires novel approaches for dependable self-adapting software architectures, resource efficiency  ...  Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, and the Ministry for Science, Education, Research and Culture (MWWFK) of Rhineland-Palatinate.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1134285.1134293 dblp:conf/icse/NehmerBKL06 fatcat:smtdd2wuqjgm3dgimese4cwjhe

A Collaborative Services Ecosystem for Ambient Assisted Living [chapter]

Luis M. Camarinha-Matos, João Rosas, Ana Inês Oliveira, Filipa Ferrada
2012 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
A conceptual architecture for ambient assisted living is introduced as a contribution to the development of an ecosystem of products and services supporting active ageing.  ...  A holistic perspective of ambient assisted living, namely considering four important life settings is adopted: (i) Independent living; (ii) Health and care in life; (iii) Occupation in life; and (iv) Recreation  ...  Partial support was also obtained from the European Commission through the BRAID project (FP7 programme). The authors also thank the contributions from their partners in these projects.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-32775-9_12 fatcat:qz5oittudjb3zfkk4zvtburlbe

Seamless semantic service provisioning mechanism for ambient assisted living

Muzaaliff W. Musa, Mounir Mokhtari, Borhanuddin M. Ali, M. F. A. Rasid, Mahmoud Ghorbel
2010 Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Advances in Mobile Computing and Multimedia - MoMM '10  
Figure Page Ambient assisted living (AAL) is aimed at the dependant population, mainly elderly and disabled to maintain their independence for a longer time in an environment supported by Information  ...  This has brought researchers to a relatively new research domain known as Ambient Assisted Living (AAL), which will be discussed in the section below. 4 © C O P Y R I G H T U P M Ambient Assisted Living  ... 
doi:10.1145/1971519.1971542 dblp:conf/momm/MusaMARG10 fatcat:2xmer3xnhnh3pdnw57c2fewfwy

An Ontology for Wearables Data Interoperability and Ambient Assisted Living Application Development [chapter]

Natalia Díaz-Rodríguez, Stefan Grönroos, Frank Wickström, Johan Lilius, Henk Eertink, Andreas Braun, Paul Dillen, James Crowley, Jan Alexandersson
2018 Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing  
Within this context, we developed an architecture for the aggregation of sensor data for Ambient Assisted Living applications [2] .  ...  This paper presents such an ontology for wearable data interoperability in Ambient Assisted Living environments.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-75408-6_43 fatcat:kat7mcithzambbkgjsifabplgq

Preface to JAISE 12(6)

Vincent Tam, Hamid Aghajan, Andrés Muñoz, Juan Carlos Augusto
2020 Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments  
by an Italian research project for ambient assisted living.  ...  Besides, ambient intelligence and IoT technologies are tightly integrated in many smart environments including smart homes and ubiquitous healthcare systems for smart living.  ...  by an Italian research project for ambient assisted living.  ... 
doi:10.3233/ais-200577 fatcat:pzzluiw5yfd25iwtm6vws4ghcq

Can Automated Homes be used as Assistants for Elderly?

Aneela Mazhar, Irfan Hussain, Abdul Manan
2019 International Journal of Computer Applications  
This paper specifically focuses on smart home projects of Ambient Assisted Livings for elderly people monitoring overall daily activities.  ...  The prime objective of this paper is to analyze different researches being done in Ambient Assisted Livings (AAL) used for home automation or building smart homes.  ...  Muhammad Shehzad Sarfraz] for providing their expert advice and support for this work.  ... 
doi:10.5120/ijca2019918616 fatcat:zzhjapt2uvaodmcdmpvst3ivfm

Requirements Engineering for Intelligent Environments

Carl Evans, Lindsey Brodie, Juan Carlos Augusto
2014 2014 International Conference on Intelligent Environments  
An area of significant potential is that of 'ambient assisted living', with significant advances in fields such as smart spaces, classrooms, and assisted living space for the elderly or people with disabilities  ...  In recent years, however, it has been recognised that numerous IE systems have been developed without adopting best practises from software engineering.  ...  For the more specific, or distinct, ambient assisted living domain we refer to the process as R4IE (AAL).  ... 
doi:10.1109/ie.2014.30 dblp:conf/intenv/EvansBA14 fatcat:tph3iu2urvev5c5jhsocz4yalq

A Reference Architecture for Healthcare Supportive Home Systems

Lina Maria Garces Rodriguez, Apostolos Ampatzoglou, Paris Avgeriou, Elisa Yumi Nakagawa
2015 2015 IEEE 28th International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems  
Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) has become focus of attention for governmental organisations, and healthcare and ICT researchers.  ...  AAL includes methods, products, services, and software systems to support the everyday lives of elders.  ...  In this perspective, Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) has been conceived as one strategy for addressing the difficulties that this forthcoming demographic shift is originating.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cbms.2015.39 dblp:conf/cbms/RodriguezAAN15a fatcat:gzoa56t2bndgtjijxn6vbyvbsy

A Comparative Analysis of Reference Architectures for Healthcare in the Ambient Assisted Living Domain

Lina Maria Garces Rodriguez, Apostolos Ampatzoglou, Paris Avgeriou, Elisa Yumi Nakagawa
2015 2015 IEEE 28th International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems  
Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) systems that aim at assisting people in their health-related activities have emerged.  ...  In another perspective, Reference Architectures (RAs) are a special type of software architecture that promotes reuse of design expertise and facilitates the development, standardization, and evolution  ...  As first step, we established the following search string: ("Ambient Assisted Living" OR "ambient assisted" OR "ambient assistance" OR "assisted environments" OR "assistive environments" OR "assisted environment  ... 
doi:10.1109/cbms.2015.29 dblp:conf/cbms/RodriguezAAN15 fatcat:zqzz2upf7vaftg7kzp7ayynoxy

PEACE: Personal Enhanced Acquisition for Citizen's Environment

David-Zacharie Issom
2012 Swiss Medical Informatics  
Indeed, multiple purposes can concern home automation, clinical environment automation and progress in the Ambient Assisted Living field.  ...  The ageing world population demonstrates the major challenge of assisting citizens in their various activities.  ...  Assisted Living.  ... 
doi:10.4414/smi.28.00007 fatcat:eoueiq3tyvh4xicmsecuxmjgbm

Big Data, Smart Homes and Ambient Assisted Living

V. Vimarlund, S. Wass
2014 IMIA Yearbook of Medical Informatics  
Conclusions: The interdisciplinary area of big data, smart homes and ambient assisted living is no longer only of interest for IT developers, it is also of interest for decision makers as customers make  ...  Objectives: To discuss how current research in the area of smart homes and ambient assisted living will be influenced by the use of big data.  ...  This is a new situation to most IT-units that support smart houses and ambient assisted living services.  ... 
doi:10.15265/iy-2014-0011 pmid:25123734 pmcid:PMC4287073 fatcat:yqlcejo5zzac5bnyxktnhh6guy

A conceptual framework for designing Ambient assisted living services for individuals with disabilities in Uganda and South Africa

Michael Kyazze, Janet Wesson, Kevin Naudé
2019 African Journal of Disability  
of practical and user friendly assistive technology.Method: A literature review of challenges faced by individuals with physical disabilities was carried out.  ...  Individuals with disabilities experience difficulty in using various everyday technologies such as computers and smartphones.Objectives: To propose a conceptual framework that will lead to the development  ...  Acknowledgements This research was part of a PhD thesis authored by Michael Kyazze, entitled 'A Framework for Designing Ambient Assisted Living Software Services for Disabled Individuals'.  ... 
doi:10.4102/ajod.v8i0.477 pmid:31534916 pmcid:PMC6739529 fatcat:vdehvlwua5alfhjh73fz4wdtny

Theme issue: "ubiquitous computing and ambient intelligence"

José Bravo, Lidia Fuentes, Diego López de Ipiña
2011 Personal and Ubiquitous Computing  
On the other hand, the International Workshop of Ambient Assisted Living (IWAAL) is one of the few specific conferences on the topic of Ambient Assisted Living (AAL).  ...  ad hoc networks (VANET), Ambient Assisted Living (AAL), e-Health, Internet of Things and Home Automation among others.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00779-010-0358-9 fatcat:3pai6cvnzrg6phicb3khxivtfq

Gestures in Assisted Living Environments [chapter]

Dimitra Anastasiou
2012 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We refer to spatial gestures and gesture recognition software and present our contribution related to gestures in the Bremen Ambient Assisted Living Lab, a 60m 2 apartment suitable for the elderly and  ...  This paper is concerned with multimodal assisted living environments. The research of ambient assisted living is to provide a safe, healthy, and independent lifestyle at a domestic environment.  ...  We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) through the Collaborative Research Center SFB/TR 8 Spatial Cognition -Subproject I3-SharC. References  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-34182-3_1 fatcat:jrn42fwrnrgnnph37m6qg7r4jm
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