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Sensors 2011, 11(11), 10724-10737; doi:10.3390/s111110724

A Configurable Sensor Network Applied to Ambient Assisted Living

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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 / Revised: 21 October 2011 / Accepted: 27 October 2011 / Published: 15 November 2011
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Smart Spaces and Ubiquitous Solutions)
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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 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.

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