Active and assisted living : technologies and applications / edited by Francisco Florez-Revuelta and Alexandros Andre Chaaraoui.

This is a broad introductory handbook, covering the major technologies and applications in Ambient Assisted Living (AAL). The book focuses on current state-of-the-art technology and critical analysis, the applications of these technologies and also includes general issues such as usability, accessib...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Other Authors: Florez-revuelta, Francisco (Editor) Chaaraoui, Alexandros Andre (Editor)
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Language:English
Published:London : The Institution of Engineering and Technology, [2016]
Series:IET healthcare technologies series ; 6.
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504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index. 
520 |a This is a broad introductory handbook, covering the major technologies and applications in Ambient Assisted Living (AAL). The book focuses on current state-of-the-art technology and critical analysis, the applications of these technologies and also includes general issues such as usability, accessibility, privacy and ethics. 
505 0 |a Intro -- Contents -- 1. Technologies and applications for active and assisted living -- current situation / Alexandros Andre Chaaraoui and Francisco Florez-Revuelta -- Part 1. Technologies for Active and Assisted Living -- 2. Current state of the art of smart environments and labs from an ambient assisted living point of view / Aaron S. Crandall and Diane J. Cook -- 3. Ambient and wearable sensors for human health monitoring / Mary Rodgers, Vinay Pai and Richard Conroy -- 4. Computer vision for active and assisted living / Rainer Planinc, Alexandros Andre Chaaraoui, Martin Kampel, and Francisco Florez-Revuelta -- 5. A data fusion approach for identifying lifestyle patterns in elderly care / Mohamed Eldib, Tongda Zhang, Francis Deboeverie, Wilfried Philips, and Hamid Aghajan -- 6. Towards interoperable enhanced living environments / Susanna Spinsante, Ennio Gambi, Laura Montanini, Laura Raffaeli, Lambros Lambrinos, Virginie Felizardo, Nuno Pombo, and Nuno Garcia -- 7. Reasoning systems for AAL / Gorka Azkune, David Ausín, and Diego López-de-Ipiña -- 8. Person-environment interaction / Praminda Caleb-Solly -- 9. Data analytics for enabling connected health / Sanjeev Naguleswaran, Kylie Wall, and Karen Grimmer -- Part 2. Applications for Active and Assisted Living -- 10. Human gait analysis for frailty detection -- quantitative techniques and procedures / Jesús Fontecha, Iván González, Ramón Hervás and José Bravo -- 11. Fall prevention and detection / Baldewijns G., Debard G., Van Den Broeck B., Mertens M., Karsmakers P., Croonenborghs T., and Vanrumste B. -- 12. Supporting Activities of Daily Living / Colin Shewell, Chris Nugent, Mark Donnelly, and Haiying Wang -- 13. Outdoor mobility assistance-technologies helping on the way / René Hempel, Christoph Stahl, Birgit Stockinger, Ferdinand Kemeth, and Thorsten Vaupel. 
505 8 |a 14. Location and orientation technologies based on Wi-Fi systems for people with disabilities in indoor environment / Javier Coret Gorgonio, Javier Pérez Bou, and Francisco Alcantud Marín -- 15. Enabling health, well-being and engagement in life through ambient-assisted living technologies -- an occupational therapist's lens / Debra Young -- 16. Tablet-based clinical decision support system for hospitalised older adults / Mirza Mansoor Baig, Hamid GholamHosseini, and Martin J. Connolly -- Part 3. Associated Issues and Case Studies -- 17. Smart, age-friendly cities and communities: the emergence of socio-technological solutions in the Central and Eastern Europe / Andrzej Klimczuk and Łukasz Tomczyk -- 18. Towards accessible ambient-assisted living environments / Constantine Stephanidis -- 19. Privacy and ethical issues / Francisco Florez-Revuelta, José Ramón Padilla-López, John Dinsmore, and Barbara Pierscionek -- 20. Human-centred design with older adults: examples and recommendations for research, ideation and testing / Ana Correia de Barros and Ana Vasconcelos -- 21. Design and implementation of a smart home technological platform for the delivery of AAL services: from requirements to field experience / Susanna Spinsante, Ennio Gambi, Adelmo De Santis, Laura Montanini, Giovanni Pelliccioni, Laura Raffaeli, and Giorgio Rascioni -- 22. Technologies and applications for active and assisted living -- What's next? / Francisco Florez-Revuelta and Alexandros Andre Chaaraoui -- Index. 
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