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AMI
2010
Springer
13 years 1 months ago
An Agent-Based Approach to Care in Independent Living
This paper presents a multi-agent system for the care of elderly people living at home on their own, with the aim to prolong their independence. The system is composed of seven gro...
Bostjan Kaluza, Violeta Mirchevska, Erik Dovgan, M...
AROBOTS
2008
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13 years 4 months ago
Mobile manipulators for assisted living in residential settings
Abstract: We describe a methodology for creating new technologies for assisted living in residential environments. The number of eldercare clients is expected to grow dramatically ...
Patrick Deegan, Roderic A. Grupen, Allen R. Hanson...
ASSETS
2004
ACM
13 years 9 months ago
Designing a cognitive aid for the home: a case-study approach
Cognitive impairments play a large role in the lives of surviviors of mild traumatic brain injuries who are unable to return to their prior level of independence in their homes. C...
Jessica Paradise, Elizabeth D. Mynatt, Cliff Willi...
CHI
2005
ACM
14 years 4 months ago
Digital Family Portrait Field Trial: Support for Aging in Place
A growing social problem in the U.S., and elsewhere, is enabling older adults to continue living independently, as opposed to moving to an institutional care setting. One key part...
Jim Rowan, Elizabeth D. Mynatt
DAGSTUHL
2007
13 years 5 months ago
Assisting age related capabilities by ambient technology to prevent functional decline
The elderly is characterized by age related capabilities and handicaps. Whereas age related capabilities like plasticity and adaptability on changing living conditions can lead to ...
Mehmet Gövercin, Richard Willmann, Gerd Lanfe...