Modeling users, context and devices for Ambient Assisted Living environments

13Citations
Citations of this article
53Readers
Mendeley users who have this article in their library.

Abstract

The participation of users within AAL environments is increasing thanks to the capabilities of the current wearable devices. Furthermore, the significance of considering user's preferences, context conditions and device's capabilities help smart environments to personalize services and resources for them. Being aware of different characteristics of the entities participating in these situations is vital for reaching the main goals of the corresponding systems efficiently. To collect different information from these entities, it is necessary to design several formal models which help designers to organize and give some meaning to the gathered data. In this paper, we analyze several literature solutions for modeling users, context and devices considering different approaches in the Ambient Assisted Living domain. Besides, we remark different ongoing standardization works in this area. We also discuss the used techniques, modeled characteristics and the advantages and drawbacks of each approach to finally draw several conclusions about the reviewed works. © 2014 by the authors; licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland.

Cite

CITATION STYLE

APA

Castillejo, E., Almeida, A., López-De-Ipiña, D., & Chen, L. (2014, March 17). Modeling users, context and devices for Ambient Assisted Living environments. Sensors (Switzerland). Molecular Diversity Preservation International. https://doi.org/10.3390/s140305354

Register to see more suggestions

Mendeley helps you to discover research relevant for your work.

Already have an account?

Save time finding and organizing research with Mendeley

Sign up for free