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Health smart home for elders - a tool for automatic recognition of activities of daily living

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4 Author(s)
Le, Xuan Hoa Binh ; GIPSA Laboratory, GrenobleINP, 38402 Saint Martin d''Hÿres, France ; Di Mascolo, M. ; Gouin, A. ; Noury, N.

Elders live preferently in their own home, but with aging comes the loss of autonomy and associated risks. In order to help them live longer in safe conditions, we need a tool to automatically detect their loss of autonomy by assessing the degree of performance of activities of daily living. This article presents an approach enabling the activities recognition of an elder living alone in a home equipped with noninvasive sensors.

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Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2008. EMBS 2008. 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE

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20-25 Aug. 2008