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Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments

Fullname:Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments
Editors:Fillia Makedon; Lynne Baillie; Grammati Pantziou; Ilias Maglogiannis
Location:Athens, Greece
Dates:2008-Jul-16 to 2008-Jul-18
Standard No:ISBN: 1-60558-067-8, 978-1-60558-067-8; ACM DL: Table of Contents hcibib: PETRA08
Links:Conference Home Page
  1. Context aware healthcare networks
  2. Reasoning systems and machine learning for assistive environments
  3. Tools, infrastructures, architectures and techniques for deploying pervasive applications in assistive environments
  4. Mobile technologies for healthcare information storage, transmission, processing and feedback
  5. Networking technologies for healthcare information storage, transmission, processing, and feedback
  6. Signal and image processing for ambient intelligence and pervasive computing
  7. Usability and HCI issues, multimodal interfaces
  8. Privacy, security, trust and interoperability in assistive environments
  9. Homecare systems
  10. Wearable, ambient and home based health and wellness measurement and monitoring technologies
  11. Posters
  12. Workshops

Context aware healthcare networks

Enabling human status awareness in assistive environments based on advanced sound and motion data classification BIBAKFull-Text 1
  Charalampos Doukas; Ilias Maglogiannis
An ontology-driven ambiguous contexts mediation framework for smart healthcare applications BIBAKFull-Text 2
  Nirmalya Roy; Gautham Pallapa; Sajal K. Das
Issues in data fusion for healthcare monitoring BIBAKFull-Text 3
  Hyun Lee; Kyungseo Park; Byoungyong Lee; Jaesung Choi; Ramez Elmasri
Context-aware computing for assistive meeting system BIBAKFull-Text 4
  Peng Dai; Guangyou Xu
Effective collaboration for healthcare by bridging the reality gap across media-physical spaces BIBAKFull-Text 5
  Kei Hoshi; John Waterworth

Reasoning systems and machine learning for assistive environments

Virtual humans for assisted health care BIBAKFull-Text 6
  Patrick Kenny; Thomas Parsons; Jonathan Gratch; Albert Rizzo
Translation and scale-invariant gesture recognition in complex scenes BIBAKFull-Text 7
  Alexandra Stefan; Vassilis Athitsos; Jonathan Alon; Stan Sclaroff
Sensor experiments to facilitate robot use in assistive environments BIBAKFull-Text 8
  Roger Bostelman; James Albus
Design and evaluation of haptic effects for use in a computer desktop for the physically disabled BIBAKFull-Text 9
  Brian Holbert; Manfred Huber
A framework for human-robot interaction BIBAKFull-Text 10
  Dimitrios Vogiatzis; Vangelis Karkaletsis

Tools, infrastructures, architectures and techniques for deploying pervasive applications in assistive environments

Conceptual modeling of service-oriented programmable smart assistive environments BIBAKFull-Text 11
  Yiannis Verginadis; Panagiotis Gouvas; Thanassis Bouras; Gregoris Mentzas
Towards an evaluation framework for assistive environments BIBAKFull-Text 12
  Vangelis Metsis; Zhengyi Le; Yu Lei; Fillia Makedon
Requirements for implementation of localization into real-world assistive environments BIBAKFull-Text 13
  Eric Becker; Yurong Xu; Heng Huang; Fillia Makedon
Medication intake assessment BIBAKFull-Text 14
  Ilias Sachpazidis; Georgios Sakas
A scalable and self-adapting notification framework for healthcare information systems BIBAKFull-Text 15
  Anthony Okorodudu; Leonidas Fegaras; David Levine

Mobile technologies for healthcare information storage, transmission, processing and feedback

PINE-guided cache replacement policy for location-dependent data in mobile environment BIBAKFull-Text 16
  Mary Magdalene Janef; R. Parameswaran; R. Nadarajan; Maytham Safar
A performance monitoring method for wireless sensor networks BIBAKFull-Text 17
  Thomas Lindh; Ibrahim Orhan; António Gonga
Wireless patient monitoring for the e-inclusion of chronic patients and elderly people BIBAKFull-Text 18
  Konstantinos Perakis; Maria Haritou; Radovan Stojanovic; Bogdan Asanin; Dimitris Koutsouris
Power efficient multi-band contextual activity monitoring for assistive environments BIBAKFull-Text 19
  A. L. Praveen Aroul; Achutan Manohar; Dinesh Bhatia; Leonardo Estevez
Simplifying home health monitoring by incorporating a cell phone in a weight scale BIBAKFull-Text 20
  Thomas G. Zimmerman; Keng-hao Chang

Networking technologies for healthcare information storage, transmission, processing, and feedback

Hazard monitoring for visually impaired people enabled by wireless sensor networking technology BIBAKFull-Text 21
  Aristides Mpitziopoulos; Charalampos Konstantopoulos; Damianos Gavalas; Grammati Pantziou
PLASMA: personalized, location aware services over mobile architectures BIBAKFull-Text 22
  Charalampos Z. Patrikakis; Athanasios S. Voulodimos; Ioannis G. Nikolakopoulos
A pervasive architectural framework for providing remote medical treatment BIBAKFull-Text 23
  D. Vassis; P. Belsis; C. Skourlas; G. Pantziou
Feasibility study of a joint e-health mobile high-speed and wireless sensor system BIBAKFull-Text 24
  Dimitris Komnakos; Demosthenes Vouyioukas; Ilias Maglogiannis; Philip Constantinou
A wireless sensor network architecture and its application in an assistive environment BIBAKFull-Text 25
  Eric Becker; Yurong Xu; Steven Ledford; Fillia Makedon
Distinct value estimation on peer-to-peer networks BIBAKFull-Text 26
  Zubin Joseph; Gautam Das; Leonidas Fegaras

Signal and image processing for ambient intelligence and pervasive computing

Preserving visual information in low resolution images during navigation of visually impaired BIBAKFull-Text 27
  D. Dakopoulos; N. Bourbakis
Using robust audio and video processing technologies to alleviate the elderly cognitive decline BIBAKFull-Text 28
  Vasileios Mylonakis; John Soldatos; Aristodemos Pnevmatikakis; Lazaros Polymenakos; Alex Sorin; Hagai Aronowitz
Extracting spatiotemporal human activity patterns in assisted living using a home sensor network BIBAKFull-Text 29
  Dimitrios Lymberopoulos; Athanasios Bamis; Andreas Savvides
Nearest neighbor search methods for handshape recognition BIBAKFull-Text 30
  Michalis Potamias; Vassilis Athitsos
Continuous camera-based monitoring for assistive environments BIBAFull-Text 31
  Guanling Chen; Prabhu Govindaswamy; Nan Li; Jie Wang
Monitoring human behavior in an assistive environment using multiple views BIBAKFull-Text 32
  Dimitrios Kosmopoulos; Panagiota Antonakaki; Konstandinos Valasoulis; Dimitrios Katsoulas

Usability and HCI issues, multimodal interfaces

Towards iTV accessibility: the MPEG-21 case BIBAKFull-Text 33
  Evangelos Vlachogiannis; Damianos Gavalas; Christos Anagnostopoulos; George E. Tsekouras
Objective comparison of speech enhancement algorithms under real world conditions BIBAKFull-Text 34
  Stavros Ntalampiras; Todor Ganchev; Ilyas Potamitis; Nikos Fakotakis
CAMILE: Controlling AmI Lights Easily BIBAKFull-Text 35
  Dimitris Grammenos; Sokratis Kartakis; Ilia Adami; Constantine Stephanidis
Human evaluation of the LOGOS' spoken dialogue system BIBAKFull-Text 36
  Alexandros Lazaridis; Theodoros Kostoulas; Iosif Mporas; Todor Ganchev; Nikos Katsaounos; Stavros Ntalampiras; Nikos Fakotakis
A multimodal communication with a haptic glove: on the fusion of speech and deixis over a raised line drawing BIBAKFull-Text 37
  Francisco Oliveira; Francis Quek

Privacy, security, trust and interoperability in assistive environments

A holistic anonymity framework for web services BIBAKFull-Text 38
  Spyridon Papastergiou; Giorgos Valvis; Despina Polemi
Providing location privacy in assisted living environments BIBAKFull-Text 39
  Yi Ouyang; Yurong Xu; Zhengyi Le; Guanling Chen; Fillia Makedon
Enhance the interoperability of the library search systems with zSAPN BIBAKFull-Text 40
  Michalis Sfakakis; Sarantos Kapidakis
Mobile device protection from loss and capture BIBAKFull-Text 41
  Zhengyi Le; Yi Ouyang; Yurong Xu; Fillia Makedon
Maximum supported network coverage area and cost evaluation of key pre-distribution schemes BIBAFull-Text 42
  Yuan Xue; Helmut Jürgensen

Homecare systems

The future of homecare systems in the context of the ubiquitous web and its related mobile technologies BIBAKFull-Text 43
  Carl Taylor; Lubna Dajani
Towards personalised home care systems BIBAKFull-Text 44
  Feng Wang; Kenneth J. Turner
An integrated approach to supporting interaction evolution in home care systems BIBAKFull-Text 45
  Tony McBryan; Marilyn R. McGee-Lennon; Phil Gray
A medical diagnostic and treatment advice system for the provision of home care BIBAKFull-Text 46
  V. Koufi; F. Malamateniou; G. Vassilacopoulos

Wearable, ambient and home based health and wellness measurement and monitoring technologies

Locomotion monitoring using body sensor networks BIBAKFull-Text 47
  Jaime Barnes; Roozbeh Jafari
A wearable wireless platform for fall and mobility monitoring BIBAKFull-Text 48
  Pepijn van de Ven; Alan Bourke; John Nelson; Gearóid Ó. Laighin
Towards precision monitoring of elders for providing assistive services BIBAKFull-Text 49
  Athanasios Bamis; Dimitrios Lymberopoulos; Thiago Teixeira; Andreas Savvides
Analyzing motoric and physiological data in describing upper extremity movement in the aged BIBAKFull-Text 50
  Gaurav N. Pradhan; Navzer Engineer; Mihai Nadin; Balakrishnan Prabhakaran


Application of a telemedicine system for the needs of prehospital emergency medicine at the area of Thrace-Greece BIBAKFull-Text 51
  Athanasios Kessatis; Chrissoula J. Stathi; Elisseos C. Mavratzotis; Sofia P. Papanastasiou
Interactive doctor-patient system of the pain relief cabinet: General Hospital of Komotini-Greece BIBAKFull-Text 52
  Elisseos C. Mavratzotis; Chrissoula J. Stathi; Sofia P. Papanastasiou
Identification technologies to support Alzheimer contexts BIBAKFull-Text 53
  J. Bravo; R. Hervás; R. Gallego; G. Casero; M. Vergara; T. Carmona; C. Fuentes; D. Gachet; S. Nava; G. Chavira; V. Villarreal
Wireless sensor networks supporting context-aware reasoning in assisted living BIBAKFull-Text 54
  Alessandra Mileo; Davide Merico; Roberto Bisiani
Keyframe detection in visual lifelogs BIBAKFull-Text 55
  Michael Blighe; Aiden Doherty; Alan F. Smeaton; Noel E. O'Connor


Enhanced individualized learning environment BIBAKFull-Text 56
  Gheorghe Scutaru; Elena Cocorada; Mariela Pavalache; Anna Marina Scapolla; Massimo Mustica; Dominic Kristaly
A lean online approach to human factors research BIBAKFull-Text 57
  Kenneth Treharne; Darius Pfitzner; Richard Leibbrandt; David Powers
A pervasive wiki application based on VoiceXML BIBAKFull-Text 58
  Constantinos Kolias; Vassilis Kolias; Ioannis Anagnostopoulos; Georgios Kambourakis; Eleftherios Kayafas
Collaborative e-learning environments enhanced by wiki technologies BIBAKFull-Text 59
  Ioannis Giannoukos; Ioanna Lykourentzou; Giorgos Mpardis; Vassilis Nikolopoulos; Vassili Loumos; Eleftherios Kayafas
PETA: a pedagogical embodied teaching agent BIBAKFull-Text 60
  David Powers; Richard Leibbrandt; Martin Luerssen; Trent Lewis; Mike Lawson
Portal-type applications for web campus BIBAKFull-Text 61
  Massimo Mustica; Gabriela Moraru; Costin Grigorescu; Dominic Mircea Kristaly
Simulation-based UMTS e-learning software BIBAKFull-Text 62
  Florin Sandu; Szilárd Cserey; Titus Constantin Balan; Mihai Romanca
A learning resources centre for simulation and remote experimentation in electronics BIBAKFull-Text 63
  Andrea Bagnasco; Paolo Buschiazzo; Domenico Ponta; Marina Scapolla
Newsletter engine application BIBAKFull-Text 64
  Sorin-Aurel Moraru; Catalin Bujdei; Lothar Krupka; Ion Truican; Costin Grigorescu
Web 2.0 technologies in web application development BIBAKFull-Text 65
  Dominic Mircea Kristaly; Francisc Sisak; Ion Truican; Sorin-Aurel Moraru; Florin Sandu
Predictable interactive control of experiments in a service-based remote laboratory BIBAFull-Text 66
  Andreas Rasche; Frank Feinbube; Peter Tröger; Bernhard Rabe; Andreas Polze
LabVIEW-based remote and mobile access to real and emulated experiments in electronics BIBAKFull-Text 67
  Florin Sandu; Paul Nicolae; Eleftherios Kayafas; Sorin Aurel Moraru
Remote interfaces for monitoring, administration and tracking errors for industrial devices BIBAKFull-Text 68
  Ion Truican; Stefan Dan; Dominic Mircea Kristaly; Catalin Bujdei; Georgiana Popa
A remote laboratory environment for blended learning BIBAKFull-Text 69
  Fernando Coito; Luís Brito Palma
Language teaching in a mixed reality games environment BIBAKFull-Text 70
  David M. W. Powers; Richard Leibbrandt; Darius Pfitzner; Martin Luerssen; Trent Lewis; Arman Abrahamyan; Kate Stevens
The design of open source educational games for secondary schools BIBAKFull-Text 71
  V. Daloukas; V. Dai; E. Alikanioti; S. Sirmakessis
Usability and education of games through combined assessment methods BIBAKFull-Text 72
  Spyridon Papaloukas; Michalis Xenos
The trial of Galileo BIBAKFull-Text 73
  George Kontellis
Complete, cinematic and expressive presentation in computer game BIBAKFull-Text 74
  Mavrogeorgi Nikoletta; Yannis Christodoulou
A pervasive network architecture featuring intelligent energy management of households BIBAKFull-Text 75
  Spyridon Tompros; Nikolaos Mouratidis; Michael Caragiozidis; Halid Hrasnica; Anastasius Gavras
Online application for simulating intelligent support for medicine intake BIBAKFull-Text 76
  Mark Hoogendoorn; Michel C. A. Klein; Borre Mosch
Wireless connected home with integrated secure healthcare services for elderly people BIBAKFull-Text 77
  Ross Velentzas; Andy Marsh; Geyong Min
Optimize databases for health monitoring systems BIBAKFull-Text 78
  Catalin Bujdei; Sorin-Aurel Moraru; Stefan Dan
Intelligent services for assisting independent living of elderly people at home BIBAKFull-Text 79
  Dimitrios Vergados; Alevizos Alevizos; Anargiros Mariolis; Michael Caragiozidis
Wireless tilt mouse: providing mouse-type access for computer users with spinal cord injuries or disabilities BIBAKFull-Text 80
  Ferrol R. Blackmon; Michael Weeks
Enabling NFC technology to support activities in an Alzheimer's day center BIBAKFull-Text 81
  J. Bravo; R. Hervás; R. Gallego; G. Casero; M. Vergara; T. Carmona; C. Fuentes; S. W. Nava; G. Chavira; V. Villarreal
ECG signal recording, processing and transmission using a mobile phone BIBAKFull-Text 82
  Georgios Giannakakis; Ivan Buliev
Aiding speech-impaired people using Nintendo DS game console BIBAKFull-Text 83
  Mohammad Shirali-Shahreza
Multi-modal health and activity monitoring framework for elderly people at home BIBAKFull-Text 84
  Jérémie Leguay; Bertrand Ravera; Mario Lopez-Ramos; Vincent Gay; Eric Robert
Power control schemes in wireless sensor networks for homecare e-health applications BIBAKFull-Text 85
  Nikolaos A. Pantazis; Dimitrios D. Vergados; Nikolaos I. Miridakis; Dimitrios J. Vergados
Pervasive behavior tracking for cognitive assistance BIBAKFull-Text 86
  Sylvain Giroux; Jérémy Bauchet; Hélène Pigot; Dany Lussier-Desrochers; Yves Lachappelle
Detection of multiple human location and direction by integrating different kinds of sensors BIBAKFull-Text 87
  Tsuyoshi Shinno; Kazunori Hashizume; Junichi Tajima; Shigeo Kaneda; Hirohide Haga
Detecting mastication by using microwave Doppler sensor BIBAKFull-Text 88
  Saeko Tanigawa; Hideaki Nishihara; Shigeo Kaneda; Hirohide Haga
Automatic sign language recognition: vision based feature extraction and probabilistic recognition scheme from multiple cues BIBAKFull-Text 89
  George Caridakis; Olga Diamanti; Kostas Karpouzis; Petros Maragos
Bimodal person-dependent emotion recognition comparison of feature level and decision level information fusion BIBAKFull-Text 90
  Muharram Mansoorizadeh; Nasrollah M. Charkari
An ambient agent model for automated mindreading by identifying and monitoring representation relations BIBAKFull-Text 91
  Alexei Sharpanskykh; Jan Treur
Model-based ambient analysis of human task execution BIBAKFull-Text 92
  Fiemke Both; Mark Hoogendoorn; Jan Treur
Estimating emotion regulation capabilities BIBAKFull-Text 93
  Tibor Bosse; Frank P. J. de Lange
Using physical activity for user behavior analysis BIBAKFull-Text 94
  Gerald Bieber; Christian Peter
Energy saving of TV by face detection BIBAKFull-Text 95
  Ryo Ariizumi; Shigeo Kaneda; Hirohide Haga
Human computer interface by EOG tracking BIBAKFull-Text 96
  B. Estrany; P. Fuster; A. Garcia; Y. Luo