Synthesizing Proactive Assistance with Heterogeneous Agents

  • Amedeo Cesta
  • Gabriella Cortellessa
  • Federico Pecora
  • Riccardo Rasconi
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4733)

Abstract

This paper describes outcome from a project aimed at creating an instance of integrated environment endowed with heterogeneous software and robotic agents to actively assist an elderly person at home. Specifically, a proactive environment for continuous daily activity monitoring has been created in which an autonomous robot acts as the main interactor with the person. This paper describes how the synergy of different technologies guarantees an overall intelligent behavior capable of personalized and contextualized interaction with the assisted person.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Amedeo Cesta
    • 1
  • Gabriella Cortellessa
    • 1
  • Federico Pecora
    • 1
  • Riccardo Rasconi
    • 1
  1. 1.ISTC-CNR, Institute for Cognitive Science and Technology, Italian National Research Council, RomeItaly

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