111views Algorithms» more  JAISE 2010»
12 years 11 months ago
The missing ones: Key ingredients towards effective ambient assisted living systems
The population of elderly people keeps increasing rapidly in the past decades, which becomes a predominant aspect of our societies. As such, solutions both efficacious and cost-eff...
Hong Sun, Vincenzo De Florio, Ning Gui, Chris Blon...
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...
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13 years 3 months ago
Psychological Implications of Domestic Assistive Technology for the Elderly
The ROBOCARE Domestic Environment (RDE) is the result of a three-year project aimed at developing cognitive support technology for elderly people. Specifically, the domestic envir...
Amedeo Cesta, Gabriella Cortellessa, Vittoria Giul...
320views Healthcare» more  TELECARE 2004»
13 years 5 months ago
The Social/Non-Technical Challenges in Developing Technology to Support Elderly Care - "The TeleCARE Experience"
: One of the biggest challenges facing European society in the years ahead is the fact that our population is aging at an alarming rate. If by the year 2020, current forecasts prov...
E. Banahan
13 years 5 months ago
Improving access of elderly people to real environments: a semantic based approach
Access to real environments is often conditioned by a number of issues, including the skills of the user (i.e. affected by aging, physical and psychological deficiencies, etc.) an...
Fabio Pittarello, Alessandro De Faveri
13 years 5 months ago
Multi-Modal Health and Activity Monitoring Framework for Elderly People at Home
- Since the population of elderly people grows absolutely and in relation to the overall population in the world, the improvement of the quality of life of elderly people at home i...
Ross Velentzas, Andy Marsh, Christos Biniaris, Jer...
13 years 5 months ago
Exchanging Graphical Emails Among Elderly People and Kindergarten Children
Email is a convenient tool, however, it is still difficult for elderly people and kindergarten children. If they can learn to use it, their ability to communicate may be remarkably...
Megumi Mitsumoto, Sanae H. Wake
13 years 5 months ago
On Some Aspects of Improving Mobile Applications for the Elderly
Improving the quality of life of elderly people is an emerging issue within our information society for both research and development. This paper addresses some issues on the devel...
Andreas Holzinger, Gig Searle, Alexander K. Nische...
13 years 5 months ago
An apartment-based metaphor for intuitive interaction with ambient assisted living applications
Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) aims at supporting elderly people in their daily lives, allowing them to grow old at home. In order to provide easy remote control over the rapidly g...
Sébastian Adam, Kizito Ssamula Mukasa, Kai ...
147views Biometrics» more  HICSS 2010»
13 years 9 months ago
Interaction and Collaboration Modes for Integrating Inspiring Information into Technology-Enhanced Creativity Workshops
The design of a creativity workshop which helps to develop new ideas of how to support elderly people to live in their own home for as long as possible is presented. The participa...
Angela Carell, Thomas Herrmann