Diversity & interoperability : wireless technologies in ambient assisted living

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Title: Diversity & interoperability : wireless technologies in ambient assisted living
Authors: O'Grady, Michael J.
Dragone, Mauro
Tynan, Richard
Ruzzelli, Antonio G.
Walsh, Michael
O'Hare, G. M. P. (Greg M. P.)
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/1933
Date: 22-Apr-2010
Abstract: Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) demands the seamless integration of a range of technologies such that the particular needs of the elderly may be met. Given the heterogeneity of the elderly population, in their needs and circumstances amongst others, this is a significant challenge. In essence, it demands that a disparate suite of technologies be deployed, integrated, managed and interacted with in a seamless and intuitive fashion. In this paper, how this heterogeneity may be managed is discussed. In particular, the use of ontologies and middleware are proposed as potential solutions to this heterogeneity problem.
Funding Details: Science Foundation Ireland
Type of material: Conference Publication
Copyright (published version): Royal Irish Academy, 2010
Keywords: AAL;Ambient assisted living;Middleware
Subject LCSH: Technology and older people
Ambient intelligence
Middleware
Wireless sensor networks
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Conference Details: Presented at Evolving Communications Networks: Education in the Service of Ireland’s Next Generation Network Infrastructure Needs, a Committee for Communications and Radio Science Half Day Workshop, Royal Irish Academy (RIA), Dublin, 21st April, 2010
Appears in Collections:CLARITY Research Collection
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