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A New Approach for Ageing at Home: The CAPTAIN System

Evdokimos I Konstantinidis, Despoina Petsani, Giuseppe Conti, Antonis Billis, Valentina Conotter, Guillaume Chican, Tim Llewellynn Lorenzo, Alejandro Rivero Rodríguez, Santiago Hors Fraile, Andoni Beristain, Gorka Epelde, Unai Diaz-Orueta (+8 others)
2019 Studies in Health Technology and Informatics  
CAPTAIN will be co-designed by all types of stakeholders, including older adults, involved in all stages, from the initial design to delivery of the final system.  ...  Our work exhibits how previous projects on the Active and Healthy Ageing field have advanced to the conception of CAPTAIN, a radically new approach towards increased end-user acceptance.  ...  change models and domain specific knowledge, to produce personalized motivational guidance embodied through a virtual coach persona specifically designed to support physical and cognitive training, improve  ... 
doi:10.3233/shti190606 pmid:31438302 fatcat:wmvuqel6ofe7zb463v2whfszqy

Innovative self management system for guided cardiac rehabilitation

M. Ottaviano, C. Vera-Munoz, M. T. Arredondo, D. Salvi, S. Salvi, J. M. Paez, A. D. de Barrionuevo
2011 2011 Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society  
This paper describes the design and development of a system for cardio rehabilitation of patients that suffered a myocardial infarction.  ...  The innovative strategy of the design takes into account health promotion models to provide safe, assistive exercise training sessions, personalized feedbacks, and educational contents.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT We would like to thank the whole HeartCycle Consortium for their valuable contribution to this work, especially to NHS Lothian of Edinburgh, Philips Research Eindhoven, San Carlos Hospital  ... 
doi:10.1109/iembs.2011.6090454 pmid:22254619 dblp:conf/embc/OttavianoVASSPB11 fatcat:vhd6w4rhxne5hasyh2hdjf6lsq

Personalization in Real-Time Physical Activity Coaching using Mobile Applications: A Scoping Review

Francisco Miguel Monteiro-Guerra, Octavio Rivera-Romero, Luis Fernandez Luque, Brian Caulfield
2019 IEEE journal of biomedical and health informatics  
Mobile monitoring for health and wellness is becoming more sophisticated and accurate, with an increased use of real-time personalization technologies that may improve the effectiveness of physical activity  ...  This study aimed to review real-time physical activity coaching applications that make use of personalization mechanisms.  ...  Due to the scope of this review, it is clear that it does not cover all the work done on tailoring/personalization nor on physical activity coaching systems.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jbhi.2019.2947243 pmid:31751254 fatcat:n3krrwqobraydhckhhexaoaloi

Designing a persuasive physical activity application for older workers: understanding end-user perceptions

Hazwani Mohd Mohadis, Nazlena Mohamad Ali, Alan F. Smeaton
2016 Behavior and Information Technology  
Further, it was discovered that the personalization of persuasive principles, the credibility of tailored contents and the establishment of a sense of similarity are imperative in the designing of effective  ...  A Persuasive System Design (PSD) model offers guidelines for designing and evaluating systems aimed at reinforcing, changing or shaping underlying human behaviour and attitudes.  ...  information and providing feedback on performance are associated with lower levels of both self-efficacy and physical activity.  ... 
doi:10.1080/0144929x.2016.1211737 fatcat:j434gb7ehrbfrotdkxk3uthszm

Generation of Multi-Party Dialogues among Embodied Conversational Agents to Promote Active Living and Healthy Diet for Subjects Suffering from Type 2 Diabetes

Kuthethur Das, Tessa Beinema, Harm Akker, Hermie Hermens
2019 Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health  
The dialogues are constructed to induce a behaviour change and promote motivation in the affected subjects to work on improving their physical activity and diet plan.  ...  This paper focuses on providing a dialogue based virtual health coaching through multiple Embodied Conversational Agents (ECAs), using strategies such as Motivational Interviewing (MI), Theories of Behaviour  ...  Emp-ODVIHC has developed an ECA based virtual coaching system based on MI. It includes strategies such as feedback (Amini et al., 2013) .  ... 
doi:10.5220/0007750602970304 dblp:conf/ict4ageingwell/DasBAH19 fatcat:gflschztv5cd3hiczh7ftq6ijq

A Multi-Stakeholder Approach to eHealth Development: Promoting Sustained Healthy Living among Cardiovascular Patients

Linda D. Breeman, Mike Keesman, Douwe E. Atsma, Niels H. Chavannes, Veronica Janssen, Lisette van Gemert-Pijnen, Hareld Kemps, Wessel Kraaij, Fabienne Rauwers, Thomas Reijnders, Wilma Scholte op Reimer, Jobke Wentzel (+2 others)
2020 International Journal of Medical Informatics  
Our primary research question is: What type of eHealth application to support healthy living among people with (a high risk of) CVD would provide the greatest benefit for all stakeholders?  ...  User-centered design principles from the CeHRes roadmap for eHealth development were followed to guide the uncovering of important stakeholder values.  ...  In addition, we like to thank the Dutch Cardiac Patient Association, the BENEFIT stakeholder committee, and members of the BENEFIT consortium for their helpful advice and feedback.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2020.104364 pmid:33373949 fatcat:jfzhnkq6vvf6xf47plkvwhg7ky

Persona Design for Just-in-Time Adaptive and Persuasive Interfaces in Menopause Self-care [chapter]

Amaury Trujillo, Caterina Senette, Maria Claudia Buzzi
2018 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this paper, we describe how we designed personas during the development of a mobile application for menopause self-care.  ...  Despite the recent increase in research and development of mobile selfcare tools, there are very few solutions regarding the prevention of negative health effects of menopause.  ...  We would also like to express our gratitude to Giulia Mascagni and Andrea Giannini of the University of Pisa for their contribution in the definition of the tailoring variables, as well as for their help  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-91806-8_8 fatcat:4skhhhjd65dhrgqpuvihllgldu

Combining Design Thinking and Software Requirements Engineering to create Human-centered Software-intensive Systems [article]

Jennifer Hehn, Daniel Mendez
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Effective Requirements Engineering is a crucial activity in softwareintensive development projects.  ...  The human-centric working mode of Design Thinking is considered a powerful way to complement such activities when designing innovative systems.  ...  on evidently demonstrating compliance to regulatory standards existing for many industries (think for example in terms of safety-critical systems or cyber-physical systems).  ... 
arXiv:2112.05549v1 fatcat:ukjkxdzdt5fdzk6vzevenlaldm

Development and usability evaluation of the mHealth Tool for Lung Cancer (mHealth TLC): A virtual world health game for lung cancer patients

Cati G. Brown-Johnson, Beth Berrean, Janine K. Cataldo
2015 Patient Education and Counseling  
Objective-To test the feasibility and usability of mHealth TLC, an interactive, immersive 3dimensional iPad health game that coaches lung cancer patients toward assertive communication strategies during  ...  Practice implications-Process reflection revealed the need for health games to be created by experienced game developers in collaboration with health care experts.  ...  Being able to actively make choices and engage in a participatory fashion may provide some positive reward [36] , but an active reward system is an essential part of engagement for health games.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.pec.2014.12.006 pmid:25620075 pmcid:PMC4451946 fatcat:kjws4nhegfe7xnqh26andugkv4

Human-Agent Dialogues on Health Topics - An Evaluation Study [chapter]

Jayalakshmi Baskar, Helena Lindgren
2015 Communications in Computer and Information Science  
Focus of the study was to receive qualitative results regarding purpose and content of the agent-based dialogue system, and to evaluate a method for the agent to evaluate its behavior based on the human  ...  The purpose of this work is to conduct a pilot evaluation study of a prototype system for human-agent dialogues, which is built upon a set of semantic models and integrated in a web application designed  ...  Future work also includes the development of the dialogue and reasoning strategies for the agent to improve its ability to adapt to the individual and the situatedness of contextual and natural dialogues  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-19033-4_3 fatcat:nobcrsy7sjgfvbp44hagbhtlim

100 Open Sourced Software Robots for Tomorrow's Education: Revolutionizing the University Learning Experience with Bot Technologies

Anh Nguyen Duc, Pekka Abrahamsson
2017 Figshare  
As a result, students of NTNU's TDT4140 Software Engineering course developed more than 100 software robots to take the university education to a new level.Seeking for a close match with the industry style  ...  of developing software, the students had to learn the concept creation, product design and technical implementation in a matter of few weeks.  ...  Estimate As a user I want my scheduler to suggest optimal time slots for breaks, food intake, socializing and physical activities.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.5597983.v1 fatcat:qvqgbmkgkffqvez7kati2anpvy

Self-tracking for Mental Wellness

Christina Kelley, Bongshin Lee, Lauren Wilcox
2017 Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI '17  
First, focus groups and card sorting activities with 14 student health professionals reveal expert perspectives on the usefulness of tracking for three scenarios.  ...  Recent studies with college student populations have examined the feasibility of collecting everyday mood, activity, and social data.  ...  This work was funded in part by the Georgia Tech Institute for Information Security and Privacy.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3025453.3025750 pmid:28920106 pmcid:PMC5600512 dblp:conf/chi/KelleyLW17 fatcat:gl6qoa6bmnbjzig6aby4nptxse

Remote health care system for elderly people with chronic diseases

Isabel Martí Ruiz, Juan Pablo Lázaro Ramos, Alejandro Aracil Ramón
2013 Ariadna  
This paper is focussed on the services related to the physical health. An activity advisor, a nutritional advisor and a medical advisor will be analyzed.  ...  More specifically, remote offers a set of services oriented to maintain the independence of the persons who face chronic diseases and live alone. remote provides four different kinds of services, related  ...  For this reason, it is important to develop strategies to try to prevent the onset of these diseases or to deal with its effects and keep the disease under control.  ... 
doi:10.6035/ariadna.2013.1.7 fatcat:suvua3bvqnc2fkxpdxrg2clp7e

Cognitive assisted living ambient system: a survey

Ruijiao Li, Bowen Lu, Klaus D. McDonald-Maier
2015 Digital Communications and Networks  
Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) provide various solutions to help older adults to improve their quality of life, stay healthier, and live independently for a time.  ...  The paper provides a review of research background and technologies of AAL.  ...  The COALAS project has been selected in the context of the INTERREG IVA France (Channel) -England European cross-border co-operation programme, which is co-financed by the ERDF.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.dcan.2015.10.003 fatcat:lavg35uzpveelg4ddlvii7ftky

A Persuasive and Social mHealth Application for Physical Activity: A Usability and Feasibility Study

Soleh U Al Ayubi, Bambang Parmanto, Robert Branch, Dan Ding
2014 JMIR mHealth and uHealth  
Advances in smartphones and the wide usage of social networking systems offer opportunities for the development of innovative interventions to promote physical activity.  ...  (JMIR mHealth uHealth 2014;2(2):e25) Prior to the technical design of PersonA, an analysis to establish a theoretical foundation for the development of a PA promotion system was conducted.  ...  -01A1 from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, and Grant # SC090323 from the Department of Defense.  ... 
doi:10.2196/mhealth.2902 pmid:25099928 pmcid:PMC4114463 fatcat:fx3h3eny6ffxbfqf4l6jwlvadm
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