Ambient Assisted Living and Daily Activities

6th International Work-Conference, IWAAL 2014, Belfast, UK, December 2-5, 2014. Proceedings

  • Leandro Pecchia
  • Liming Luke Chen
  • Chris Nugent
  • José Bravo

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8868)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. ADL Detection, Recognition, Classification

    1. Shehroz S. Khan, Michelle E. Karg, Dana Kulić, Jesse Hoey
      Pages 1-9
    2. Elizabeth Sarah Martin, Chris D. Nugent, Raymond Bond, Suzanne Martin
      Pages 14-17
    3. Marcus Märker, Sebastian Wolf, Oliver Scharf, Daniel Plorin, Tobias Teich
      Pages 18-25
    4. Feng Gu, Francisco Flórez-Revuelta, Dorothy Monekosso, Paolo Remagnino
      Pages 26-33
    5. Thien Huynh-The, Ba-Vui Le, Muhammad Fahim, Sungyoung Lee, Yongik Yoon, Byeong Ho Kang
      Pages 34-37
    6. Ángel Ruiz-Zafra, Eva Orantes Gonzalez, Manuel Noguera, Kawtar Benghazi, José María Heredia Jiménez
      Pages 38-45
    7. Ian Cleland, Timothy Patterson, Chris D. Nugent, Federico Cruciani, Norman Black, Cristiano Paggetti
      Pages 46-50
  3. Behavioural Changes, Coaching and Education

    1. Phillip J. Hartin, Chris D. Nugent, Sally I. McClean, Ian Cleland, JoAnn Tschanz, Christine Clark et al.
      Pages 51-58
    2. Zoraida Callejas, David Griol, Michael F. McTear, Ramón López-Cózar
      Pages 59-66
    3. Susan Quinn, Raymond Bond, Chris D. Nugent
      Pages 67-74
  4. AAL Design and Technical Evaluation

    1. Mark Paul Beattie, Huiru Zheng, Chris D. Nugent, Paul McCullagh
      Pages 75-82
    2. Valeria Soto-Mendoza, J. Antonio Garcia-Macias
      Pages 83-90
    3. Oresti Banos, Rafael Garcia, Juan A. Holgado-Terriza, Miguel Damas, Hector Pomares, Ignacio Rojas et al.
      Pages 91-98
    4. Ryan Pearson, Mark Donnelly, Jun Liu, Leo Galway
      Pages 99-102
    5. Jesús Fontecha, Ramón Hervás, Tania Mondéjar, José Bravo, Gabriel Urzaiz
      Pages 103-110
    6. Javier Orozco, Rodrigo Santos, Sergio Ochoa, Leo Ordinez, Roc Messeguer, Nelson Baloian
      Pages 111-114
    7. Jean Daly, Elaine Armstrong, Eileen Thomson, Suzanne Martin
      Pages 115-118

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Ambient Assisted Living, IWAAL 2014, held in Belfast, UK, in December 2014. The 42 full papers presented with 12 papers of the workshop WAGER 2014 and 10 papers of a special session HTA were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions. The focus of the papers is on following topics: ADL detection, recognition, classification; behavioural changes, coaching and education; AAL design and technical evaluation; expression, mood and speech recognition; health monitoring, risk prediction and assessment; localization; and user preferences, usability, AAL acceptance and adoption.


computer vision data-mining decision modeling elderly people healthcare technology human computer interaction intelligent system internet of things mobile computing personalised computing rehabilitation smart home social robotics support vector machines user centered design voice processing wearable technologies

Editors and affiliations

  • Leandro Pecchia
    • 1
  • Liming Luke Chen
    • 2
  • Chris Nugent
    • 3
  • José Bravo
    • 4
  1. 1.School of EngineeringUniversity of WarwickCoventryUK
  2. 2.School of Computer Science and InformaticsDe Montfort UniversityLeicesterUK
  3. 3.Institute, School of Computing and MathematicsUniversity of Ulster, Computer Science ResearchNewtownabbeyUK
  4. 4.Escuela Superior de InformáticaCastilla La Mancha UniversityCiudadSpain

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-13104-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-13105-4
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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