Sensor-Driven Intelligent Ambient Agenda

  • Ângelo CostaEmail author
  • José Carlos Castillo Montotya
  • Paulo Novais
  • Antonio Fernández-Caballero
  • María Teresa López Bonal
Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 153)


The rapid increasing of elderly persons living alone presents a need for continuous monitoring to detect hazardous situations. Besides, in some cases, the forgetfulness of these people leads to disorientations or accidents. For these reasons, this paper introduces a system that brings together visual monitoring capabilities to track people and to perform activity detection, such as falls, with scheduling abilities to intelligently schedule urgent and non-urgent events.


Monitoring System Activity Detection Cognitive Assistants Memory Enablers Personal Assistants Body Area Networks 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ângelo Costa
    • 1
    Email author
  • José Carlos Castillo Montotya
    • 2
  • Paulo Novais
    • 1
  • Antonio Fernández-Caballero
    • 2
  • María Teresa López Bonal
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Informatics/CCTCUniversity of MinhoBragaPortugal
  2. 2.Instituto de Investigación en Informática de Albacete (I3A), n&aIS GroupUniversity of Castilla-La ManchaAlbaceteSpain

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