An Ontological and Agent-Oriented Modeling Approach for the Specification of Intelligent Ambient Assisted Living Systems for Parkinson Patients

  • Iván García-Magariño
  • Jorge J. Gómez-Sanz
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8073)


The goal of this work is to introduce requirements analysis for Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) applications for patients with Parkinson Disease (PD). The work is part of SociAAL project, which aims to reduce costs in the development of AAL applications for PD patients. A first step is the understanding of the needs of the PD patient and the differences with other possible AAL users. This paper uses a hybrid approach in which an ontology and agent-oriented models are used to formalize initial application requirements. This hybrid approach is being essayed with transcriptions of interviews made along the SociAAL project.


Agent-oriented software engineering assisted living modeling multi-agent system ontology Parkinson disease 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Iván García-Magariño
    • 1
  • Jorge J. Gómez-Sanz
    • 2
  1. 1.Departamento de Ingeniería Informática y Organización Industrial, Facultad de Enseñanzas TécnicasUniversidad a Distancia de MadridMadridSpain
  2. 2.Departamento de Ingeniería del Software e Inteligencia Artificial, Facultad de InformáticaUniversidad Complutense de MadridMadridSpain

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