A Safe Kitchen for Cognitive Impaired People

  • Antonio Coronato
  • Giovanni Paragliola
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8276)


Cognitive diseases such as Alzheimer, Parkinson, Autism, etc. affect millions of people around the world and they reduce the quality of life for the patient and their relatives. An impaired patient may show irrationally behaviors which could led him to perform abnormal and/or dangerous actions for his safety. This paper presents an approach for modeling and detecting of anomalous and dangerous situations. The proposed method adopts the Situation-awareness paradigm for the detection of anomalous situations in a kitchen environment. Test performed in laboratory and theoretic results show the validity of the approach. Future work will develop a smart kitchen able to detect risks for the patient.


Situation-Awareness Ambient Assisted Living Intelligent Artificial Detection 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Antonio Coronato
    • 1
  • Giovanni Paragliola
    • 1
  1. 1.ICAR- CNR NaplesItaly

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