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An Ambient Intelligence Based Multi-Agent System for Alzheimer Health Care

An Ambient Intelligence Based Multi-Agent System for Alzheimer Health Care
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Author(s): Dante I. Tapia (Universidad de Salamanca, Spain) and Juan M. Corchado (Universidad de Salamanca, Spain)
Copyright: 2010
Pages: 12
Source title: Ubiquitous and Pervasive Computing: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Source Author(s)/Editor(s): Judith Symonds (AUT University, New Zealand)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-960-1.ch051

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Abstract

This article describes ALZ-MAS; an Ambient Intelligence based multi-agent system aimed at enhancing the assistance and health care for Alzheimer patients. The system makes use of several context-aware technologies that allow it to automatically obtain information from users and the environment in an evenly distributed way, focusing on the characteristics of ubiquity, awareness, intelligence, mobility, etc., all of which are concepts defined by Ambient Intelligence.

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