Towards Useful Services for Elderly and People with Disabilities: 9th International Conference on Smart Homes and Health Telematics, ICOST 2011, Montreal, Canada, June 20-22, 2011, Proceedings

Towards Useful Services for Elderly and People with Disabilities: 9th International Conference on Smart Homes and Health Telematics, ICOST 2011, Montreal, Canada, June 20-22, 2011, Proceedings


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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Smart Homes and Health Telematics, ICOST 2011, held in Montreal, Canada, in June 2011. The 25 revised full papers presented together with 16 short papers and 8 student papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 94 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on smart home and village; health telematics and healthcare technology; wellbeing, ageing friendly and enabling technology; and medical health telematics and healthcare technology.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642215346
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 07/27/2011
Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science , #6719
Edition description: 2011
Pages: 327
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Smart Home and Village

Adaptative Applications for Heterogeneous Intelligent Environments Aitor Almeida Pablo Orduña Eduardo Castillejo Diego López-de-Ipiña Marcos Sacristan 1

An Automated Prompting System for Smart Environments Barnan Das Chao Chen Adriana M. Seelye Diane J. Cook 9

Domain Selection and Adaptation in Smart Homes Parisa Rashidi Diane J. Cook 17

Daily Human Activity Recognition using Depth Silhouettes and R Transformation for Smart Home Ahmad Jalal Md. Zia Uddin Jeong Tai Kim Tae-Seong Kim 25

Activity Recognition in Smart Environments: An Information Retrieval Problem Belkacern Chikhaoui Shengrui Wang Hélène Pigot 33

Annotating Sensor Data to Identify Activities of Daily Living Mark Donnelly Tommaso Magherini Chris Nugent Federico Cruciani Cristiano Paggetti 41

Using Association Rule Mining to Discover Temporal Relations of Daily Activities Ehsan Nazerfard Parisa Rashidi Diane J. Cook 49

Using Graphs to Improve Activity Prediction in Smart Environments Based on Motion Sensor Data S. Seth Long Lawrence B. Holder 57

Health Telematics and Healthcare Technology

An Accompaniment System for Healing Emotions of Patients with Dementia Who Repeat Stereotypical Utterances Chika Oshima Naoki Itou Kazushi Nishimoto Naohito Hosoi Kiyoshi Yasuda Koichi Nakayama 65

Human-Centric Situational Awareness in the Bedroom Yu Chun Yen Jiun-Yi Li Ching Hu Lu Tsung Han Yang Li Chen Fu 72

A Subarea Mapping Approach for Indoor Localization Shumei Zhang Paul McCullagh Chris Nugent Huiru Zheng Norman Black 80

Joint Active Queue Management and Congestion Control Protocol for Healthcare Applications in Wireless Body Sensor Networks Nazbanoo Farzaneh Mohammad Hossein Yaghmaee 88

CodaQ: A Context-Aware and Adaptive QoS-Aware Middleware for Activity Monitoring Shahram Nourizadeh Ye-Qiong Song Jean-Pear Thomesse 96

Physical Activity Monitoring with Mobile Phones Lin Sun Daqing Zhang Nan Li 104

Wellbeing, Ageing Friendly and Enabling Technology

Guidelines for Increasing Prompt Efficiency in Smart Homes According to the Resident's Profile and Task Characteristics Mike Van Tassel Julie Bouchard Bruno Bouchard Abdenour Bouzouane 112

Fall Detection from Depth Map Video Sequences Caroline Rougier Edouard Auvinet Jacqueline Rousseau Max Mignotte Jean Meunier 121

Smart Silver Towns: Prospects and Challenges Sung Jun Kim Bharat Dave 129

Interdisciplinary Design of an Electronic Organizer for Persons with Alzheimer's Disease Hélène Imbeault Hélène Pigot Nathalie Bier Lise Gagnon Nicolas Marcotte Sylvain Giroux Tamas Fülüp 137

From Individual Communication to Social Networks: Evolution of a Technical Platform for the Elderly Cécile Bothorel Christophe Lohr André Thépaut Fabrice Bonnaud Gilbert Cabasse 145

Evaluation of Video Reminding Technology for Persons with Dementia Chris Nugent Sonja O'Neill Mark Donnelly Guido Parente Mark Beattie Sally McClean Bryan Scotney Sarah Mason David Craig 153

The "Acceptance" of Ambient Assisted Living: Developing an Alternate Methodology to this Limited Research Lens Robert Beringer Andrew Sixsmith Michael Campo Julie Brown Rose McCloskey 161

Medical Health Telematics and Healthcare Technology

An OWL-DL Ontology for the HL7 Reference Information Model Ashraf Mohammed Iqbal 168

Development of the "Care Delivery Frame" for Senior Users Yi-Shin Chen Yeh-Liang Hsu Chia-Che Wu Yen-Wei Chen Ju-An Wang 176

Utilizing Wearable Sensors to Investigate the Impact of Everyday Activities on Heart Rate Leo Galway Shuai Zhang Chris Nugent Sally McClean Dewar Finlay Bryan Scotney 184

The Smart Home Landscape: A Qualitative Meta-analysis Sam Solaimani Harry Bouwman Nico Baken 192

Student Papers

Using Code of Colors through ICT and Home Automation Technologies in the Housing Environment Context for Persons with Loss of Autonomy Marie Delvigne Anaïs Santos Aurélie Tardot Maxime Devilleger Adrien Fortin Thomas Maitre Guillaume Latron Aurélie Bernard Morane Gache Mathieu Pastier Laurent Billonnet Emmanuel Desbordes Jean-Michael Dumas Bruno Fayette Michelle Denis-Gay Aurély Dussartre 200

The COSE Ontology: Bringing the Semantic Web to Smart Environments Zachary Wemlinger Lawrence Holder 205

Portable Ambulatory Urodynamics Monitoring System for Patients with Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Keo-Sik Kim Chul-Gyu Song Jeong-Hwan Seo Min-Ho Kim Sang-Hun Ryu 210

Real-Time Interactive Medical Consultation using a Pervasive Healthcare Architecture Bingchuan Yuan John Herbert 215

Hardware Design in Smart Home Applications: Rapid Prototyping and Embedded Systems Tao Long Johnny Wong Debra Satterfield Hen-I. Yang Viren Amin 220

Audiovisual Assistance for the Elderly - An Overview of the FEARLESS Project Rainer Planinc Martin Kampel Sebastian Zambanini 225

Wrenching: Transient Migration from Commonality to Variability in Product Line Engineering of Smart Homes Sugam Sharma Hen-I. Yang Johnny Wong Carl K. Chang 230

An Intelligent Agent for Determining Home Occupancy Using Power Monitors and Light Sensors Stephen Makonin Fred Popowich 236

Short Papers

Robotic Computer as a Mediator in Smart Environments Hyun Kim Young-Ho Suh Joo-Haeng Lee Joonmyun Cho Moohun Lee Jeongnam Yeom Blagovest Vladimirov Hyoung Sun Kim Nam-Shik Park 241

Design Considerations for Assistive Platforms in Ambient Computing for Disabled People - Wheelchair in an Ambient Environment Marwa Hassan Imad Mougharbel Nada Meskawi Jean-Yves Tigli Michel Riveill 246

Establishing a Common Service Platform for Smart Living: Challenges and a Research Agenda Fatemeh Nikayin Danai Skournetou Mark De Reuver 251

Handling user Interface Plasticity in Assistive Environment: UbiSMART Framework Thibaut Tiberghien Mounir Mokhtari Hamdi Aloulou Jit Biswas Jiaqi Zhu Vwen Yen Lee 256

Patterns Architecture for Fusion Engines Ahmad Wehbi Manolo Dulva Hina Atef Zaguia Amar Ramdane-Cherif Chakib Tadj 261

Blind A Shopping: Enabling Accessible Shopping for Visually Impaired People through Mobile Technologies Diego López-de-Ipiña Tania Lorido Unai López 266

Maisons Vill'Âge®: Smart use of Home Automation for Healthy Againg Shahram Nourizadeh Claude Deroussent 271

Pervasive Intelligence System to Enable Safety and Assistance in Kitchen for Home-Alone Elderly Aung Aung Phyo Wai Sivasubramaniam Shanthini Devi Jit Biswas Sanjib Kumar Panda 276

Heterogeneous Multi-sensor Fusion Based on an Evidential Network for Fall Detection Paulo Armando Cavalcante Aguilar Jerome Boudy Dan Istrate Hamid Medjahed Bernadette Dorizzi João Cesar Moura Mota Jean Louis Baldinger Toufik Guettari|cImad Belfeki 281

Cognitive Remediation for Inpatients with Schizophrenia or Schizoaffective Disorder using "Smart" Technology in a Simulated Apartment: A Feasibility and Exploratory Study Deborah Corring Robbie Campbell Abraham Rudnick 286

Smart Diabetes Management System Based on Service Oriented Architecture Wail M. Omar Modafar Ati 290

An Ambient Approach to Emergency Detection Based on Location Tracking Martin Floeck Lothar Litz Thorsten Rodner 296

A Study of Long Term Tendencies in Residents' Activities of Daily Living at a Group Home for People with Dementia using RFID Slippers Tsutomu Fujinami Motoki Miura Ryozo Takatsuka Taro Sugihara 303

Qualitative Spatial Activity Recognition using a Complete Platform Based on Passive RFID Tags: Experimentations and Results Kevin Bouchard Bruno Bouchard Abdenour Bouzouane 308

Multiple People Activity Recognition using MHT over DBN Andrei Tolstikov Clifton Phua Jit Biswas Weimin Huang 313

Approaches to Smart Home with a Focus on Workspace in Single Household Hee Hwa Chae Mi Jeong Kim 319

Author Index 325

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