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A SHARE-it service to elders mobility using the i-Walker

Cortes, U.; Martinez, A.; Barrue, C.; Benedico, A.; Campana, F.; Caltagirone, C.; Annicchiarico, R.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
6th International Conference of the International Society of Gerontechnology
Date of publication
Presentation's date
Book of congress proceedings
6th International conference on gerontechnology
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In this paper we focus on the development of an intelligent pedestrian mobility aid that we call i-Walker. i-Walker is a robotically augmented walker to reduce fall risk and confusion, and to increase walker convenience and enjoyment. SHARE-it is an FP6 EU Funded project that provides an Agent-based Intelligent Decision Support System to aid the elders.
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