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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Análisis y propuesta de mejora del servicio de atención a PMR en el aeropuerto. Aplicación a BCN. 

      Opi Font, Steven (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-02-14)
      Bachelor thesis
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    • Aplicació per a dispositius mòbils de rutes turístiques pel parc de la Sèquia 

      Casanovas Freixa, Josep (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-12-21)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
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    • Assessing motor fluctuations in Parkinson’s disease patients based on a single inertial sensor 

      Pérez López, Carlos; Samà Monsonís, Albert; Rodríguez Martín, Daniel Manuel; Català Mallofré, Andreu; Cabestany Moncusí, Joan; Moreno Aróstegui, Juan Manuel; De Mingo Fernandez, Eva; Rodríguez Molinero, Alejandro (2016-12-15)
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      Altered movement control is typically the first noticeable symptom manifested by Parkinson’s disease (PD) patients. Once under treatment, the effect of the medication is very patent and patients often recover correct ...
    • 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 ...
    • Automatic classification of gait patterns using a smart rollator and the BOSS model 

      Ojeda, Maribel; Cortés Martínez, Atia; Béjar Alonso, Javier; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2018)
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      Nowadays, the risk of falling in older adults is a major concern due to the severe consequences it brings to socio-economic and public health systems. Some pathologies cause mobility problems in the aged population, leading ...
    • Automatic fall risk assessment for challenged users obtained from a rollator equipped with force sensors and a RGB-D camera 

      Ballesteros, Joaquin; Peula, José Manuel; Martínez Velasco, Antonio Benito; Urdiales García, Cristina (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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      Fall risk assessments provide a useful tool to prevent morbidity and mortality provoked by falls. Nowadays, these assessments are usually performed manually by the medical staff. This approach has three main drawbacks: i) ...
    • Control de una casa domótica para personas dependientes 

      Hernández Portugués, Daniel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-01-24)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      El objetivo primordial del proyecto final de carrera es la elaboración de una aplicación personalizable y orientada a personas con diferentes tipos de discapacidad, que permita controlar los diferentes elementos de la casa ...
    • Designing Messenger Visual, an instant messaging service for individuals with cognitive disability 

      Tuset, Pere; López, Juan Miguel; Barberán, Pere; Janer, Léonard; Cervelló Pastor, Cristina (Springer, 2011)
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      Considering the importance of Internet-based communications in our society, the lack of Instant Messaging (IM) services adapted to individuals with cognitive disabilities who have difficulties using written language ...
    • Diseño de una escalera mecánica que facilite el acceso a personas con movilidad reducida 

      Cruz Pérez, Daniel de la (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-06-26)
      Bachelor thesis
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    • Diseño, desarrollo y prototipo de un producto para la estimulación multisensorial de personas on discapacidad físico-psíquica 

      Palomino Seigner, Ariana; Rius Fornés, Marta (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-07)
      Bachelor thesis
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      Este proyecto trata sobre el diseño y fabricación de una máquina de rehabilitación para la muñeca. En él se explica que es la rehabilitación, para que sirve, como se realiza, la situación actual en este ámbito y que aspectos ...
    • Dispositivo de aviso para personas con discapacidad auditiva 

      Moliner Clemente, Ester; Riera Castro, Maria Isabel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-02-06)
      Bachelor thesis
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      En este proyecto se ha llevado a cabo una investigación, estudio y desarrollo de un dispositivo para personas con discapacidad auditiva, llamado OI-2. La metodología aplicada durante todo el proceso ha sido la de “Design ...
    • Disseny d'un sistema mecànic d'elevació per superar escales 

      Campamà Carreras, Gemma (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-07)
      Bachelor thesis
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      Aquest projecte pretén aportar una solució a un problema d’accessibilitat detectat a l’escalinata d’accés a la Catedral de la ciutat de Tarragona. Al llarg d’aquest projecte es valorarà quina és la millor solució per ...
    • Disseny d'una grua destinada al trasllat de persones amb mobilitat reduïda 

      Ribera Manero, Mercè (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-03)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      El present Projecte de Final de carrera correspon al disseny i desenvolupament d’un element mòbil d’ajuda que faciliti la transferència de persones dependents que presentin mobilitat reduïda. Coneixent la complexitat que ...
    • Disseny i desenvolupament d’una plataforma per pujar escales adaptada a persones amb mobilitat reduïda 

      Campamà Carreras, Gemma (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-07)
      Bachelor thesis
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      Aquest projecte pretén aportar una solució a un problema d’accessibilitat detectat a l’escalinata d’accés a la Catedral de la ciutat de Tarragona. En el transcurs d’aquest treball, s’ha dissenyat una plataforma per pujar ...
    • Estimating bradykinesia severity in Parkinson's disease by analysing gait through a waist-worn sensor 

      Samà Monsonís, Albert; Pérez López, Carlos; Rodríguez Martín, Daniel Manuel; Català Mallofré, Andreu; Moreno Aróstegui, Juan Manuel; Cabestany Moncusí, Joan; De Mingo Fernandez, Eva; Rodríguez Molinero, Alejandro (Elsevier, 2017-05-01)
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      Bradykinesia is a cardinal symptom of Parkinson's disease (PD) and describes the slowness of movement revealed in patients. Current PD therapies are based on dopamine replacement, and given that bradykinesia is the symptom ...
    • Geographic Information Systems in the context of disabilities 

      Zimmermann-Janschitz, Susanne (Càtedra d'Accessibilitat (CATAC), 2018-11-30)
      Article
      Open Access
      The importance of geographical space for persons with disabilities is elaborated in literature through numerous papers on ‘geographies of disabilities’, dealing with the social construction and impact of space. Space is ...
    • Grippin 

      Codina Ibern, Laura (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-06-30)
      Bachelor thesis
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      Disseny d'una sèrie de dispositius versàtils i funcionals per a la seva utilització per part de persones afectades en els seus membres superiors, amb diferents graus de discapacitat