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Different sADL Day Patterns Recorded by an Interaction-System Based on Radio Modules

  • Jakob Neuhaeuser
  • Moritz Wilkening
  • Janine Diehl-Schmid
  • Tim C. Lueth
Part of the Advanced Technologies and Societal Change book series (ATSC)

Abstract

In this contribution different behavior patterns of different people are being analyzed. They are recorded by a system with small units based on a microcontroller and radio modules. Due to the demographic change, there is a need in Germany for systems that give elderly people the opportunity to live an autonomous life for as long as possible. There is a great demand of supporting systems that are able to ensure medical safety for these people. In order to determine the health state of a person an obvious choice would be to draw conclusions from the behavior patterns which can be deduced from the ADL (Activities of Daily Living). Different technologies are available for recording ADL. Some of them are presented in this paper. Following that, the system “eventlogger” will be introduced and the interaction of patients, mapped in a geriatric day hospital, and the resulting behavioral patterns, will be analyzed.

Keywords

Barthel Index Receive Signal Strength Indication Smart Home Pervasive Computing Video System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jakob Neuhaeuser
    • 1
  • Moritz Wilkening
    • 2
  • Janine Diehl-Schmid
    • 2
  • Tim C. Lueth
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Micro Technology and Medical Device TechnologyTechnische Universitaet MuenchenGarchingGermany
  2. 2.Department of Psychiatry and PsychotherapyTechnische Universitaet MuenchenMünchenGermany

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