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AI based fall management services: the role of the i-Walker in I-DONTFALL

Author
Cortes, U.; Martinez, A.; Barrue, C.; Annicchiarico, R.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
11th Mexican International Conference on Artificial Intelligence
Date of publication
2012
Book of congress proceedings
Advances in Artificial Intelligence: 11th Mexican International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, MICAI 2012: San Luis Potosí, Mexico, October 27-November 4, 2012: revised selected papers, part I
First page
395
Last page
406
Publisher
Springer
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-37807-2_34 Open in new window
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/20282 Open in new window
Abstract
Falls are a major international public health challenge because of the myriad effects on older individuals: direct physical and psychological injury; fear of falling and activity limitation; reduced social participation and quality of life; increased dependence; and because of the economic impact on health and social care providers [12]. In nowadays ageing society, many people require assistance for safe pedestrian mobility. In some cases, assistive devices require a certain degree of autonomy w...
Citation
Cortes, C. [et al.]. AI based fall management services: the role of the i-Walker in I-DONTFALL. A: Mexican International Conference on Artificial Intelligence. "Advances in Arti¿cial Intelligence: 11th Mexican International Conference on Arti¿cial Intelligence, MICAI 2012: San Luis Potosí, Mexico, October 27 – November 4, 2012: revised selected papers, part I". San Luis Potosí: Springer, 2012, p. 395-406.
Keywords
Artificial intelligence, Handicapped persons
Group of research
CREB - Biomedical Engineering Research Centre
GRINS - Intelligent Robots and Systems
IDEAI-UPC - Intelligent Data Science and Artificial Intelligence Research Center
KEMLG - Knowledge Engineering and Machine Learning Group

Participants