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By Nuno M. Garcia, Joel Jose P.C. Rodrigues

ISBN-10: 1439869847

ISBN-13: 9781439869840

ISBN-10: 1439869855

ISBN-13: 9781439869857

Addresses an rising Shift in constructing Countries

The authors and participants of Ambient Assisted residing have well-known that the demographic profile is altering in lots of constructing international locations and feature factored in an inversion of the demographic pyramid. The expertise of ambient assisted dwelling (AAL), helps the aged and disabled of their day-by-day workouts to permit for secure and self reliant dwelling for so long as attainable. devoted to ambient intelligence―electronic environments which are delicate and aware of the presence of people―Ambient Assisted dwelling highlights the applied sciences that middle at the wishes of those targeted curiosity teams, equivalent to the aged or individuals with disabilities.

Beneficial to scholars, practitioners, and clients of ambient assisted residing (AAL), this article compiles scattered details at the topic, outlines an important and critical paintings in comparable literature, and covers the most recent and software program for ergonomic layout referring to AAL. From inception to implementation, the textual content assesses what has been produced and researched to this point and appears for tendencies and clues for the long run. It studies literature on AAL released considering the fact that 2007 and describes the most positive factors and components of goods or structures that interlink and increase new or present applied sciences and platforms.

This textual content:

  • Provides broad assurance of the functions, software program, and knowledge administration for AAL
  • Contains an outline of the strategies concerning AAL
  • Includes a accomplished evaluation of the state-of-the-art on pervasive and cellular future health (m-health) applications
  • Describes a suite of tasks and paintings with medical relevance in AAL
  • Introduces a framework all for the tracking and tips of aged individuals residing alone
  • Discusses a potential examine on technological structures for individuals with cognitive disabilities

Ambient Assisted Living

highlights applied sciences that adapt to the person instead of the consumer adapting to the know-how. this article proposes applied sciences which can permit assisted folks to dwell independently for longer and decrease the necessity for long term care.

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2008, 2010; Le Métayer and Monteleone 2009; Lehikoinen et al. 2008; Pedraza et al. 2010a,b; Poullet 2009; Remmers 2010; Rialle 2009; Soede et al. 2007; Spiru et al. 2009; van Dijk 2009, 2010; Wright et al. 2009 Grauel and Spellerberg 2008; Gruber et al. 2009; Khan and Markopoulos 2009; Khan et al. 2010; Noh and Kim 2010; Rocker 2009, 2010; Ziefle and Rocker 2010 Barbieri et al. 2010; Connelly et al. 2008 Included Articles Of the 845 included studies, 192 (23%) were classified as architectures and frameworks, 130 (15%) as physical devices, 246 (29%) as referring to context awareness, 113 (13%) as user interaction, 34 (4%) as related to privacy and security, 88 (11%) as systems, and 42 (5%) as conceptual papers defining innovative concepts.

Architecture The development of intelligent environments is a complex challenge. This complexity arises, in part, from the amount of different devices that need to be seamlessly integrated in a common and homogeneous environment, despite the fact of each device having its own characteristics. This represents a challenge and Carneiro et al. (2010) proposed a three-step approach to solve it in which components are used during all the development process, playing undoubtedly a much more preponderant role and making the path from specification to implementation a much easier and controllable one.

Therefore, a brief description of intelligent components, architectures and frameworks, and system requirements of AAL environments will be presented in the following. Architectures and Frameworks As mentioned previously, an AAL environment comprises numerous invisible devices and ubiquitous systems. The development of effective architectures to mask the effects of heterogeneous devices and networks as well as mobility is a major challenge. A significant number of AAL general architectures follow the paradigm of system orientation, which allows developing software as systems that are delivered and consumed on demand.

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