OutCare : supporting dementia patients in outdoor scenarios.

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Title: OutCare : supporting dementia patients in outdoor scenarios.
Authors: Wan, Jie
Byrne, Caroline
O'Hare, G. M. P. (Greg M. P.)
O'Grady, Michael J.
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/2584
Date: Sep-2010
Abstract: Ambient Intelligence (AmI) is a profound vision of computing power that is invisibly embedded into the fabric of everyday life. It is accessible through intelligent interfaces which are so natural that they can be used unconsciously. The increasing maturity, performance and miniaturization of processors, networking technologies and wireless sensor networks enable a move towards pervasive computing, ubiquitous connectivity and adaptive software. The Intelligent Agent paradigm has proven itself to be a promising branch of Artificial Intelligence (AI), complementing the pervasive trend of network engineering. One of the possible usages of AmI is Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) which attempts to utilize appropriate technologies to support citizens in living in their preferred environment independently, for a longer period of time than may otherwise be the case. This paper proposes an AAL solution for Alzheimer’s patients based on the intelligent agent platform, exploring the practical delivery of intelligent environments that are sensitive and responsive to the patients, supporting them in performing daily activities and tasks in a natural, unobtrusive way.
Funding Details: Science Foundation Ireland
Type of material: Conference Publication
Publisher: Springer
Copyright (published version): 2010, Springer
Keywords: Ubiquitous computing;Ambient assisted living;Intelligent agents;Pervasive health
Subject LCSH: Ubiquitous computing
Ambient intelligence
Alzheimer's disease--Treatment--Technological innovations
Technology and older people
Intelligent agents (Computer software)
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-15384-6_39
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Is part of: Setchi, R. et al. (eds.). Knowledge-Based and Intelligent Information & Engineering Systems : 14th International Conference, KES 2010, Cardiff, UK, September 2010 : Proceedings. Part IV
Conference Details: Paper presented at the 14th International Conference on Knowledge-Based and Intelligent Information & Engineering Systems, Cardiff, Wales, 8-10 September 2010
Appears in Collections:CLARITY Research Collection
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