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  • AI based fall management services: the role of the i-Walker in I-DONTFALL 

    Cortés García, Claudio Ulises; Martínez Velasco, Antonio Benito; Barrué Subirana, Cristian; Annicchiarico, Roberta (Springer, 2012)
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    Falls are a major international public health challenge because of the myriad effects on older individuals: direct physical and psychological injury; fear of falling and activity limitation; reduced social participation ...
  • ALIVE meets SHARE-it : an agent-oriented solution to model organisational and normative requirements in assistive technologies 

    Gómez Sebastià, Ignasi; Garcia Gasulla, Dario; Barrué Subirana, Cristian; Vázquez Salceda, Javier; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises (Springer, 2010)
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    Assistive technologies represent a recent application area of a wide variety of Arti cial Intelligence methods and tools to support people in their activities of daily living. But most approaches do only center in the ...
  • A methodology for pattern detection in gait behaviour using the i-Walker 

    Moreno Vázquez, Jonatan; Cortés, Atia; Barrué Subirana, Cristian; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises (IOS Press, 2015)
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    Our societies are dealing with the fast increasing of the elderly population and its consequences in terms of public health sustainability. Elderly tends to suffer from different diseases that affect their autonomy. An ...
  • A metrics review for performance evaluation on assisted wheelchair navigation 

    Urdiales García, Cristina; Peula, José Ma.; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises; Barrué Subirana, Cristian; Fernández Espejo, Blanca; Annicchiarico, Roberta; Sandoval, Francisco; Caltagirone, Carlo (Springer Verlag, 2009-06-10)
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    In nowadays aging society, many people require assistance for non-pedestrian mobility. In some cases, assistive devices require a certain degree of autonomy when the persons’ disabilities difficult manual control. In this ...
  • An adaptive scheme for wheelchair navigation collaborative control 

    Urdiales García, Cristina; Peula, José Ma.; Barrué Subirana, Cristian; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises; Sandoval, Francisco; Caltagirone, Carlo; Annicchiarico, Roberta (AAAI Press. Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, 2008)
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    In this paper we propose a system where machine and human cooperate at every situation via a reactive emergent behavior, so that the person is always in charge of his/her own motion. Our approach relies on locally evaluating ...
  • A new collaborative shared control strategy for continuous elder/robot assisted navigation 

    Caltagirone, Carlo; Annicchiarico, Roberta; Urdiales García, Cristina; Peula, José Ma.; Barrué Subirana, Cristian; Pérez, Eduardo J.; Sánchez-Tato, Isabel; del Toro, J.M.; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises; Sandoval, Francisco (2008)
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    In nowadays aging society, many people require mobility assistance. Autonomous wheelchairs may provide some help, but they are not supposed to overtake all control on human mobility, as this is reported to lead to loss ...
  • A new multi-criteria optimization strategy for shared control in wheelchair assisted navigation 

    Sandoval, Francisco; Caltagirone, Carlo; Annicchiarico, Roberta; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises; Urdiales García, Cristina; Peula, José Ma.; Fernández-Carmona, Manuel; Barrué Subirana, Cristian; Pérez, Eduardo J.; Sánchez-Tato, Isabel; del Toro, J.C.; Galluppi, F. (2011-02-01)
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    In todays aging society, many people require mobility assistance, that can be provided by robotized assistive wheelchairs with a certain degree of autonomy when manual control is unfeasible due to disability. Robot ...
  • ASSAM: enhancing autonomy through mobility 

    Barrué Subirana, Cristian; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises; Martínez Velasco, Antonio Benito; Millet, Sandra; Pla, Llluisa (2013)
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    El objetivo principal del proyecto ASSAM es contribuir al desarrollo de la próxima generación de herramientas de soporte a la movilidad inteligentes y semiautónomas para gente mayor y gente con discapacidades (física y/o ...
  • Assistive technologies for the new generation of senior citizens: the SHARE-it approach 

    Cortés García, Claudio Ulises; Barrué Subirana, Cristian; Martínez Velasco, Antonio Benito; Urdiales García, Cristina; Campana, Fabio; Annicchiarico, Roberta; Caltagirone, Carlo (2010-07-07)
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    In this paper, we present the SHARE-it approach to the integration of agent technology with other existing technologies to build specific intelligent and semi-autonomous assistive devices for older persons and people with ...
  • A web-based platform for people with memory problems and their caregivers (CAREGIVERSPRO-MMD): Mixed-methods evaluation of usability 

    Zafeiridi, Paraskevi; Paulson, Kevin; Dunn, Rosie; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises; Barrué Subirana, Cristian; Cortés Martínez, Atia (JMIR, 2018-01)
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    Background: The increasing number of people with dementia (PwD) drives research exploring Web-based support interventions to provide effective care for larger populations. In this concept, a Web-based platform (CAREGIVERSPRO-MMD, ...
  • CAREGIVERSPRO-MMD: community services, helping patients with dementia and caregivers connect with others for evaluation, support and to improve the care experience 

    Barrué Subirana, Cristian; Cortés Martínez, Atia; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises (2017)
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    In this paper, we present the design of a mHealth application that is specifically targeted to caregivers and persons with mild to moderate dementia. The result is AREGIVERSPRO-MMD: a tool integrating a broader diagnostic ...
  • Designing a gamified social platform for people living with dementia and their live-in family caregivers 

    Tzallas, Alexandros T.; Katertsidis, Nikolaos; Glykos, Konstantinos; Barrué Subirana, Cristian; Votis, Konstantinos; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2018)
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    In the current paper, a social gamified platform for people living with dementia and their live-in family caregivers, integrating a broader diagnostic approach and interactive interventions is presented. The CAREGIVERSPRO-MMD ...
  • Health recommender system design in the context of CAREGIVERSPRO-MMD project 

    Oliva Felipe, Luis Javier; Barrué Subirana, Cristian; Cortés Martínez, Atia; Wolverson, Emma; Antomarini, Marco; Landrin, Isabelle; Votis, Konstantinos; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2018)
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    CAREGIVERSPRO-MMD an EU H2020 funded project aims to build a digital platform focusing on people living with dementia and their caregivers, offering a selection of advanced, individually tailored services enabling them to ...
  • Reducing fall risk with combined motor and cognitive training in elderly fallers 

    Barban, Francesco; Annicchiarico, Roberta; Melideo, Matteo; Barrué Subirana, Cristian; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises; Cortés Martínez, Atia (2017-02-10)
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    Background. Falling is a major clinical problem in elderly people, demanding effective solutions. At present, the only effective intervention is motor training of balance and strength. Executive function-based training ...
  • Supported human autonomy for recovery and enhancement of cognitive and motor abilities using agent technologies 

    Cortés García, Claudio Ulises; Annicchiarico, Roberta; Urdiales García, Cristina; Barrué Subirana, Cristian; Martínez Velasco, Antonio Benito; Villar, Alfredo; Caltagirone, Carlo (Birkhäuser Basel, 2008-10-11)
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    The goal of SHARE-it, an EU FP6 funded project, is to develop a scalable, adaptive system of add-ons to sensor and assistive technology so that they can be modularly integrated into an intelligent home environment to enhance ...
  • Using multi-agent systems to mediate in an assistive social network for elder population 

    Barrué Subirana, Cristian; Cortés, Atia; Moreno, Jonatan; Pérez Pasalodos, Miguel; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises (IOS Press, 2015)
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    Nowadays ubiquitous connectivity, portable computing, pervasive sensing, novel interfaces, cheap and fast computing units, and advances in robotic devices and actuators are changing our lives, our living environments, and ...
  • Using scenarios to draft the support of intelligent tools for frail elders in the SHARE-it approach 

    Annicchiarico, Roberta; Campana, Fabio; Federici, Alessia; Barrué Subirana, Cristian; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises; Villar, Alfredo; Caltagirone, Carlo (Springer Verlag, 2009-06-10)
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    A scenario is an example narrative description of typical interactions of users with the system. Scenarios are concrete, informal descriptions, and are not intended to describe all possible interactions. This document ...