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An Approach for Representing Sensor Data to Validate Alerts in Ambient Assisted Living
AbstractThe mainstream of research in Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) is devoted to developing intelligent systems for processing the data collected through artificial sensing. Besides, there are other elements that must be considered to foster the adoption of AAL solutions in real environments. In this paper we focus on the problem of designing interfaces among caregivers and AAL systems. We present an alert management tool that supports carers in their task of validating alarms raised by the system. It generates text-based explanations—obtained through an argumentation process—of the causes leading to alarm activation along with graphical sensor information and 3D models, thus offering complementary types of information. Moreover, a guideline to use the tool when validating alerts is also provided. Finally, the functionality of the proposed tool is demonstrated through two real cases of alert.
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Muñoz, A.; Serrano, E.; Villa, A.; Valdés, M.; Botía, J.A. An Approach for Representing Sensor Data to Validate Alerts in Ambient Assisted Living. Sensors 2012, 12, 6282-6306.View more citation formats
Muñoz A, Serrano E, Villa A, Valdés M, Botía JA. An Approach for Representing Sensor Data to Validate Alerts in Ambient Assisted Living. Sensors. 2012; 12(5):6282-6306.Chicago/Turabian Style
Muñoz, Andrés; Serrano, Emilio; Villa, Ana; Valdés, Mercedes; Botía, Juan A. 2012. "An Approach for Representing Sensor Data to Validate Alerts in Ambient Assisted Living." Sensors 12, no. 5: 6282-6306.
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