Smart homes and health telematics : 6th international conference, ICOST 2008, Ames, IA, USA, June 28-July 2, 2008 : proceedings / Sumi Helal [and others] (eds.).

By: (6th : International Conference on Smart Homes and Health Telematics (6th : 2008 : Ames, Iowa)
Contributor(s): Helal, Abdelsalam A, 1959-
Material type: TextTextSeries: SerienbezeichnungLecture notes in computer science: 5120.Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer, 2008Description: 1 online resource (xv, 220 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783540699163; 3540699163; 9783540699149; 3540699147Subject(s): Self-help devices for people with disabilities -- Congresses | Home automation -- Congresses | Medical telematics -- Congresses | Older people -- Home care -- Technological innovations -- Congresses | Housing for the Elderly | Telemedicine | Aged | Disabled Persons | Home Care Services | User-Computer Interface | Informatique | Home automation | Medical telematics | Self-help devices for people with disabilitiesGenre/Form: Congress. | Electronic books. | Conference papers and proceedings. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Smart homes and health telematics.DDC classification: 004 LOC classification: HV1569.5 | .I595 2008ebOnline resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Session 1: Assistive Technology to Improve Quality of Life for Older Adults and their Caregivers -- An Intelligent RFID System for Improving Elderly Daily Life Independent in Indoor Environment -- HYCARE: A Hybrid Context-Aware Reminding Framework for Elders with Mild Dementia -- Evaluation of Mobile and Home Based Cognitive Prosthetics -- Session 2: Context Awareness/Autonomous Computing -- An Integrated Approach to Context Specification and Recognition in Smart Homes -- Robust Face Tracking with Suppressed False Positives in Smart Home Environment -- Adaptive Solutions for Access Control within Pervasive Healthcare Systems -- Session 3: Devices, Systems and Algorithms for Vision/Hearing/Cognitive/Communication Impairments -- Patient Sensors: A Data Quality Perspective -- Design of a Smart Continence Management System Based on Initial User Requirement Assessment -- Social Rhythms and Nocturnal Routines in Community Dwelling Older Adults -- Session 4: Home Health Monitoring and Intervention -- Using Event Calculus for Behaviour Reasoning and Assistance in a Smart Home -- Video Monitoring of Vulnerable People in Home Environment -- An Efficient Method for Activity Recognition of the Elderly Using Tilt Signals of Tri-axial Acceleration Sensor -- Session 5: Human-Machine Interface and Ambient Intelligence -- A User Interface Level Context Model for Ambient Assisted Living -- Abstracting Nutritional Information of Food Service Facilities Using the Pervasive Healthy Diet Adviser -- Intelligent Assistive Exoskeleton with Vision Based Interface -- Session 6: Modeling of Physical and Conceptual Information in Intelligent Environments -- Assessment of the Impact of Sensor Failure in the Recognition of Activities of Daily Living -- Keeping Elderly People at Home: A Multi-agent Classification of Monitoring Data -- HESA: A Human-Centric Evolvable Situation-Awareness Model in Smart Homes -- Session 7: Real World Deployments and Experiences in Smart Homes, Hospitals, and Living Communities -- Sharing of Real-Life Experimental Data in Smart Home and Data Analysis Tool Development -- Using Technology to Enhance Aging in Place -- Observing Outdoor Activity Using Global Positioning System-Enabled Cell Phones -- Session 8: Social/Privacy/Security Issues -- MISS: Medicine Information Support System in the Smart Home Environment -- Challenges of Designing Privacy Enhanced Context-Aware Middleware for Assisted Healthcare -- Safety-Ensuring Systematic Design for Service Robots.
Summary: Annotation This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 6th International Conference On Smart Homes and and Health Telematics, ICOST 2008, held in Ames, IA, USA, in June/July 2008. The 24 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 54 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on assistive technology to improve quality of life for older adults and their caregivers; context awareness/autonomous computing; devices, systems and algorithms for vision/hearing/cognitive/communication impairments; home health monitoring and intervention; human-machine interface and ambient intelligence; modeling of physical and conceptual information in intelligent environments; real world deployments and experiences in smart homes, hospitals, and living communities; and social/privacy/security issues.
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Annotation This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 6th International Conference On Smart Homes and and Health Telematics, ICOST 2008, held in Ames, IA, USA, in June/July 2008. The 24 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 54 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on assistive technology to improve quality of life for older adults and their caregivers; context awareness/autonomous computing; devices, systems and algorithms for vision/hearing/cognitive/communication impairments; home health monitoring and intervention; human-machine interface and ambient intelligence; modeling of physical and conceptual information in intelligent environments; real world deployments and experiences in smart homes, hospitals, and living communities; and social/privacy/security issues.

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Session 1: Assistive Technology to Improve Quality of Life for Older Adults and their Caregivers -- An Intelligent RFID System for Improving Elderly Daily Life Independent in Indoor Environment -- HYCARE: A Hybrid Context-Aware Reminding Framework for Elders with Mild Dementia -- Evaluation of Mobile and Home Based Cognitive Prosthetics -- Session 2: Context Awareness/Autonomous Computing -- An Integrated Approach to Context Specification and Recognition in Smart Homes -- Robust Face Tracking with Suppressed False Positives in Smart Home Environment -- Adaptive Solutions for Access Control within Pervasive Healthcare Systems -- Session 3: Devices, Systems and Algorithms for Vision/Hearing/Cognitive/Communication Impairments -- Patient Sensors: A Data Quality Perspective -- Design of a Smart Continence Management System Based on Initial User Requirement Assessment -- Social Rhythms and Nocturnal Routines in Community Dwelling Older Adults -- Session 4: Home Health Monitoring and Intervention -- Using Event Calculus for Behaviour Reasoning and Assistance in a Smart Home -- Video Monitoring of Vulnerable People in Home Environment -- An Efficient Method for Activity Recognition of the Elderly Using Tilt Signals of Tri-axial Acceleration Sensor -- Session 5: Human-Machine Interface and Ambient Intelligence -- A User Interface Level Context Model for Ambient Assisted Living -- Abstracting Nutritional Information of Food Service Facilities Using the Pervasive Healthy Diet Adviser -- Intelligent Assistive Exoskeleton with Vision Based Interface -- Session 6: Modeling of Physical and Conceptual Information in Intelligent Environments -- Assessment of the Impact of Sensor Failure in the Recognition of Activities of Daily Living -- Keeping Elderly People at Home: A Multi-agent Classification of Monitoring Data -- HESA: A Human-Centric Evolvable Situation-Awareness Model in Smart Homes -- Session 7: Real World Deployments and Experiences in Smart Homes, Hospitals, and Living Communities -- Sharing of Real-Life Experimental Data in Smart Home and Data Analysis Tool Development -- Using Technology to Enhance Aging in Place -- Observing Outdoor Activity Using Global Positioning System-Enabled Cell Phones -- Session 8: Social/Privacy/Security Issues -- MISS: Medicine Information Support System in the Smart Home Environment -- Challenges of Designing Privacy Enhanced Context-Aware Middleware for Assisted Healthcare -- Safety-Ensuring Systematic Design for Service Robots.

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