A Sensor and Video Based Ontology for Activity Recognition in Smart Environments

Mitchell, Deborah ;   Morrow, Philip J ;   Nugent, Chris

Tags Smart home technologyTechnology and services for assisted-livingTechnology and services for home care

Activity recognition is used in a wide range of applications including healthcare and security. In a smart environment activity recognition can...

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A Smartphone Application to Evaluate Technology Adoption and Usage in Persons with Dementia

Hartin, Phillip ;   Nugent, Chris ;   McClean, Sally ;   Cleland, Ian ;   Norton, Maria ;   Sanders, Chelsea ;   Tschanz, JoAnn

Tags Mobile and wearable technologies for elderlyTechnology and services for assisted-livingEmerging IT for efficient/low-cost healthcare delivery

Dementia affects a proportionally large number of the older population, presenting a set of symptoms that cause cognitive decline and...

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An Investigation into the Usability of the STAR Training and Re-Skilling Website for Carers of Persons with Dementia

Boyd, Kyle ;   Nugent, Chris ;   Donnelly, Mark ;   Bond, Raymond, Robert ;   Sterritt, Roy ;   Hartin, Phillip

Tags Technology and services for assisted-livingTechnology and services for home careeHealth

Due to the successes in medical science people are now beginning to live much longer. With this brings increased problems associated with...

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NFC Based Provisioning of Instructional Videos to Assist with Instrumental Activities of Daily Living

Rafferty, Joseph ;   Nugent, Chris ;   Chen, Liming ;   Qi, Jun ;   Dutton, Rachael ;   Zirk, Anna ;   Boye, Lars Thomas ;   Kohn, Michael ;   Hellman, Riitta

Tags Mobile and wearable technologies for elderlyTechnology and services for assisted-livingPersonal health systems

Existing assistive living and prompting based solutions have adopted a relatively complex approach to supporting individuals. These solutions...

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Predication of Technology Adoption among Persons with Dementia: A Knowledge-Driven Approach

Patterson, Timothy ;   McClean, Sally ;   Langdon, Patrick M. ;   Zhang, Shuai ;   Nugent, Chris ;   Cleland, Ian

Tags Technology and services for assisted-livingMobile and wearable technologies for elderlyPersonal health systems

As the demographics of many countries shift towards an ageing population it is predicted that the prevalence of diseases affecting cognitive...

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Sensor-Based Activity Recognition Using Extended Belief Rule Based Inference Methodology

Calzada, Alberto ;   Liu, Jun ;   Nugent, Chris ;   Wang, Hui ;   Martinez, Luis

Tags Decision support methods and systemsComputer-aided decision makingKnowledge discovery and management

The recently developed extended belief rule-based inference methodology (RIMER+) recognizes the need of modeling different types of...

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The Creation of Simulated Activity Datasets Using a Graphical Intelligent Environment Simulation Tool

Synnott, Jonathan ;   Chen, Liming ;   Nugent, Chris ;   Moore, George

Tags Smart home technologyTechnology and services for assisted-livingTechnology and services for home care

The availability of datasets capturing the performance of activities of daily living is limited by difficulties associated with the collection of...

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