A Multi-Agent System for Remote Eldercare

  • Boštjan Kaluža
  • Erik Dovgan
  • Violeta Mirchevska
  • Božidara Cvetković
  • Mitja Luštrek
  • Matjaž Gams
Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 90)


This paper presents a case study in which a multi-agent system for care of the elderly people living at home alone is applied in order to prolong their independence. The system consists of several agents organized in groups providing robust and flexible monitoring, calling for help in the case of an emergency and issuing warnings if unusual behavior is detected. The first results and demonstrations show promising performance.


Agent Group Confidence System Fall Detection Emergency Center Sensor Agent 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Boštjan Kaluža
    • 1
  • Erik Dovgan
    • 1
  • Violeta Mirchevska
    • 2
  • Božidara Cvetković
    • 1
  • Mitja Luštrek
    • 1
  • Matjaž Gams
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Intelligent SystemsJožef Stefan InstituteLjubljanaSlovenia
  2. 2.Result d.o.o.LjubljanaSlovenia

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