To Share or Not to Share SHARE-it: Lessons Learnt

  • Roberta Annicchiarico
  • Ulises Cortés
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 69)

Abstract

The purpose of this position paper is to discuss the authors’ reflections on the use of Assistive Technologies to support user’s autonomy to perform the necessary Activities of Daily Living (ADL). In special, we will address the use of Agent-based robotic services.

Keywords

Assistive Technology Mobility Platform Agent Layer Ambient Intelligence Prefer Environment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roberta Annicchiarico
    • 1
  • Ulises Cortés
    • 2
  1. 1.Fondazione Santa LuciaRomaItaly
  2. 2.Technical University of CataloniaBarcelonaSpain

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