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A Configurable Sensor Network Applied to Ambient Assisted Living
Departamento de Teoría de la Señal y Comunicaciones e Ingeniería Telemática, Universidad de Valladolid, E.T.S.I. Telecomunicación, Paseo de Belén 15, Valladolid 47011, Spain
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Received: 4 October 2011; in revised form: 21 October 2011 / Accepted: 27 October 2011 / Published: 15 November 2011
Abstract: The rising older people population has increased the interest in Ambient Assisted Living systems. This article presents a system for monitoring the disabled or older persons developed from an existing surveillance system. The modularity and adaptability characteristics of the system allow an easy adaptation for a different purpose. The proposed system uses a network of sensors capable of motion detection that includes fall warning, identification of persons and a configurable control system which allows its use in different scenarios.
Keywords: Ambient Assisted Living; sensor network; data fusion
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Villacorta, J.J.; Jiménez, M.I.; Val, L.; Izquierdo, A. A Configurable Sensor Network Applied to Ambient Assisted Living. Sensors 2011, 11, 10724-10737.
Villacorta JJ, Jiménez MI, Val L, Izquierdo A. A Configurable Sensor Network Applied to Ambient Assisted Living. Sensors. 2011; 11(11):10724-10737.
Villacorta, Juan J.; Jiménez, María I.; Val, Lara del; Izquierdo, Alberto. 2011. "A Configurable Sensor Network Applied to Ambient Assisted Living." Sensors 11, no. 11: 10724-10737.