A Context-Aware Architecture for Personalized Elderly Care in Smart Environments

Anya, O and Tawfik, Hissam and Secco, Emanuele Lindo (2016) A Context-Aware Architecture for Personalized Elderly Care in Smart Environments. In: 1st EAI International Conference on Smart Grid Inspired Future Technologies, May 19-20, 2016, UK. (Accepted for Publication)

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Abstract

Much research has focused recently on the development of smart environments and services for human-centered applications for personalized care and improved quality of life. This is especially relevant to support the elderly to lead an active and independent life. Recent efforts exploited the state of art development in the Internet of Things, Smart Sensors grid, Embedded and Wearable systems as well as Cloud Computing to build mathematical models of personal behavior and lifestyle largely driven by big data analytics. In order to overcome the range of challenges associated with the size and heterogeneity of the related data, hardware and software, as well as of the human and social factors involved, a context-aware architecture appropriate for smart environments is needed. This paper describes ACTiVAGE (ACTiVe AGeing sErvices), a conceptual framework for developing Personalized Elderly Care services that leverage big data analytics for context-awareness in smart environments.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Faculty / Department: Faculty of Science > Mathematics and Computer Science
Depositing User: Emanuele Secco
Date Deposited: 27 Oct 2016 15:18
Last Modified: 27 Oct 2016 15:18
URI: http://hira.hope.ac.uk/id/eprint/1225

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