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A Multi-Agent Approach to Assist with Dressing in a Smart Environment

Orr, Claire, Nugent, Chris, Wang, Haiying and Zheng, Huiru (2016) A Multi-Agent Approach to Assist with Dressing in a Smart Environment. In: EAI Healthwear2015, Budapest, Hungary. EAI. 4 pp. [Conference contribution]

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This paper proposes an approach to offer assistance with dressing for those persons with a form of cognitive impairment. The main underlying technical component in the solution is the use of a multi-agent system. A prototype was implemented, consisting of six agents, which received input in the form of simulated data. The system then has the ability to offer a recommendation as a person leaves their home environment in the form of a clothing suggestion. The decision for this is based partially on the external temperature and their current apparel. The long term aspiration of this work is to support persons with cognitive impairment to dress appropriately for environmental and social conditions.

Item Type:Conference contribution (Paper)
Keywords:Activities of Daily Living, Cognitive Impairment, Dressing, Multi- agent System, Smart Environment.
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Computing & Engineering
Faculty of Computing & Engineering > School of Computing and Mathematics
Research Institutes and Groups:Computer Science Research Institute > Smart Environments
Computer Science Research Institute
Computer Science Research Institute > Artificial Intelligence and Applications
ID Code:35132
Deposited By: Dr Huiru Zheng
Deposited On:19 Jul 2016 14:25
Last Modified:17 Oct 2017 16:24

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