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Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing & Ambient Intelligence (UCAmI 2023)

Volume 1

  • Presents recent research on Ubiquitous Computing and Ambient Intelligence

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Table of contents (33 papers)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii
  2. AmI for Health & (A3L) (Ambient, Active & Assisted Living)

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. A Computational Model for Agents in a Social Context: An Approach Based on Theory of Mind

      • Luis Zhinin-Vera, Víctor López-Jaquero, Elena Navarro, Pascual González
      Pages 3-14
    3. A Reinforcement Learning Algorithm for Improving the Generation of Telerehabilitation Activities of ABI Patients

      • Luis Zhinin-Vera, Alejandro Moya, Elena Navarro, Javier Jaen, José Machado
      Pages 15-26
    4. Monitoring Environments with New Generation Devices

      • Alicia Montoro Lendínez, José Luis López Ruiz, María Paz Barbero Rodríguez, David Díaz Jiménez, Chris Nugent, Macarena Espinilla Estévez
      Pages 27-38
    5. Using Reference Points for Detection of Calcifications in Mammograms for Medical Active Systems

      • Francisco E. Martínez-Perez, César A. Ramírez-Gámez, Alberto Núñez-Varela, Sandra Nava-Muñoz, José Ignacio Núñez-Varela, Héctor G. Pérez González et al.
      Pages 39-50
    6. Review on Internet of Things for Innovation in Nursing Process- A PubMed-Based Search

      • Aurora Polo-Rodríguez, Jose Romero-Sanchez, Elena Fernández -García, Olga Paloma-Castro, Ana-María Porcel-Gálvez, Javier Medina-Quero
      Pages 57-70
    7. Detection of Sets and Repetitions in Strength Exercises Using IMU-Based Wristband Wearables

      • Aurora Polo-Rodriguez, David Diaz-Jimenez, Miguel Angel Carvajal, Oresti Baños, Javier Medina-Quero
      Pages 71-80
    8. Enhancing Unobtrusive Home Technology Systems with a Virtual Assistant for Mood and Social Monitoring

      • Sara Comai, Giovanna Viana Mundstock Freitas, Kelly Xu, Marta Conte, Anita Colombo, Senja Pöyhönen et al.
      Pages 81-93
    9. New Trends in Machine Learning Techniques for Human Activity Recognition Using Multimodal Sensors

      • Jesús González-Lama, Alicia Montoro, Macarena Espinilla, Juan Carlos Valera, David Gil, Jesús Peral et al.
      Pages 94-99
    10. Exploring the Potential of an AI-Integrated Cloud-Based mHealth Platform for Enhanced Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Management

      • Michel Bergoeing, Andres Neyem, Paulina Jofré, Camila Hernández, Juan Chacón, Richard Morales et al.
      Pages 100-111
    11. Towards a Digital and Ubiquitous Ecosystem of Mobile Technology-Based Solutions to Facilitate Data Management Based on Sustainable Development Goals

      • Vladimir Villarreal, Lilia Muñoz, Mel Nielsen, Joseph Gonzalez, Dimas Concepcion, Marco Rodriguez
      Pages 112-117
    12. Towards Abnormal Behaviour Detection on Elderly People at Home Through Smart Plugs and Its Relationship with Activities of Daily Living

      • Adrián Sánchez-Miguel Ortega, Jesús Fontecha Diezma, Iván González Díaz, Luis Cabañero Gómez, Christopher Nugent
      Pages 118-123
    13. A Framework for Managing the Experimental Evaluation of Ambient Assisted Living Systems

      • Javier Jiménez-Ruescas, Roberto Sánchez, Yuxa Maya, Antonio Fernández-Caballero, Arturo S. García, Pascual González
      Pages 124-135
    14. Towards a Virtual Reality Visualization of Hand-Object Interactions to Support Remote Physical Therapy

      • Trudi Di Qi, LouAnne Boyd, Scott Fitzpatrick, Meghna Raswan, Franceli L. Cibrian
      Pages 136-147
    15. Creating Personalized Verbal Human-Robot Interactions Using LLM with the Robot Mini

      • Teresa Onorati, Álvaro Castro-González, Javier Cruz del Valle, Paloma Díaz, José Carlos Castillo
      Pages 148-159
    16. Automation of Error Recognition in Therapies Executions Based on ECogFun-VR

      • Francisco J. Celdrán, Antonio del Pino, Sonia Pérez-Rodríguez, José J. González-García, Dulce Romero-Ayuso, Pascual González
      Pages 160-171
    17. Walkability for Active Aging: Factors and Features for an Adapted Trip Planning

      • Sahar Tahir, Bessam Abdulrazak, Dany Baillargeon, Catherine Girard, Véronique Provencher
      Pages 172-177
    18. Predicting User Adoption and Attrition of Digital Health

      • Garbhan Harrison, Ian Cleland
      Pages 178-189

About this book

This book serves as a comprehensive compilation of groundbreaking research endeavors within the realms of ambient intelligence and ubiquitous computing. These initiatives are pivotal in enabling both researchers and practitioners to discern recent breakthroughs and emerging frontiers in these fields. Encompassing a wide array of domains, including Ambient Active and Assisted Living (A3L), the Internet of Things (IoT), Smart Environments, Data Science, and Human-Ambient Interaction, acts as a valuable resource for scholars, professionals, and graduate students alike.

The primary aim of this book is to empower individuals within the academic and professional community to harness this wealth of knowledge. It equips them to tackle innovative challenges and engineer smart and ubiquitous solutions that will shape the landscape of the next decade. By amalgamating insights from various facets of ambient intelligence and ubiquitous computing, this book encourages cross-disciplinary collaboration and fosters a holistic understanding of the field. Thus, it not only highlights the recent strides in these areas but also serves as a roadmap for future exploration and innovation, paving the way for a smarter and more interconnected world.

Editors and Affiliations

  • MAmI Research Lab, Castilla-La Mancha University, Ciudad Real, Spain

    José Bravo

  • Anahuac University, Mérida, Mexico

    Gabriel Urzáiz

About the editors

Dr. José Bravo is Full Professor in Computer Science in the Department of Technologies and Information Systems at Castilla-La Mancha University, Spain, and Head of the Modelling Ambient Intelligence Research Group (MAmI, He is involved in several research areas such as Ubiquitous Computing, Ambient Intelligence, Ambient-Assisted Living, Context Awareness, Internet of Things, Mobile Computing, and m-Health. He is Author of over 37 JCR articles and Main Researcher on several projects. His has H-index (Scopus) as 22  and H-index (Google Scholar) as 30. Dr. Bravo supervised 7 Ph.D. and over 45 Computer Science undergraduate theses. Since 2003, José Bravo is Organizer of the International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing & Ambient Intelligence (UCAmI).

Dr. Gabriel Urzaiz received his B.S. in Computer Engineering at the National Autonomous University of Mexico and his Ph.D. in Advanced Computer Technologies at the Castilla-La Mancha University. His research activity is focused on computer networks, mainly for the integration of heterogeneous networks and their application in Ambient Intelligence and Ubiquitous Computing. He is Author of several conference and journal papers, and he has also participated as Reviewer and Guest Editor. He has been Director of the Computer Science School of the Anahuac Mayab University in Mexico, Research Professor, and Postgraduate Academic Coordinator. His current position is Full-Time Professor in the Engineering and Exact Sciences Division, primarily focused on teaching and student mentoring.


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