Ambient Assisted Living and Active Aging

5th International Work-Conference, IWAAL 2013, Carrillo, Costa Rica, December 2-6, 2013, Proceedings

  • Christopher Nugent
  • Antonio Coronato
  • José Bravo
Conference proceedings IWAAL 2013

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8277)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Session 1: AAL Environments

    1. Miguel Ángel Valero, José Bravo, Juan Manuel García, Diego López-de-Ipiña, Ana Gómez
      Pages 1-8
    2. Ian Cleland, Manhyung Han, Chris Nugent, Hosung Lee, Shuai Zhang, Sally McClean et al.
      Pages 9-17
    3. Pablo Curiel, Koldo Zabaleta, Ana B. Lago
      Pages 18-25
    4. Wagner O. de Morais, Jens Lundström, Nicholas Wickström
      Pages 26-34
    5. Diego Gachet Páez, Víctor Padrón, Manuel de Buenaga, Fernando Aparicio
      Pages 35-38
  3. Session 2: User Interaction and Assistive Solutions

    1. Heidi Similä, Milla Immonen, Carlos García Gordillo, Tuula Petäkoski-Hult, Patrik Eklund
      Pages 39-46
    2. Diego Muñoz, Francisco Gutierrez, Sergio F. Ochoa, Nelson Baloian
      Pages 47-54
    3. Mario A. Bruno, Roberto G. Aldunate, Jaime Meléndez
      Pages 55-62
    4. Juan Manuel González-Calleros, Sergio Arturo Arzola-Herrera, Josefina Guerrero-García, Etelvina Archundia-Sierra, Jaime Muñoz-Arteaga
      Pages 63-66
    5. Carlos Briceño, Jorge Rivera-Rovelo, Narciso Acuña
      Pages 67-70
  4. Session 3: Sensing and Activity Recognition

    1. Netzahualcoyotl Hernández, Carlos Refugio, Monica Tentori, Jesus Favela, Sergio Ochoa
      Pages 71-79
    2. Oresti Baños, Miguel Damas, Héctor Pomares, Ignacio Rojas
      Pages 80-87
    3. Anna Jurek, Yaxin Bi, Chris D. Nugent, Shengli Wu
      Pages 88-95
    4. Alexandros Andre Chaaraoui, José Ramón Padilla-López, Francisco Javier Ferrández-Pastor, Juan Manuel García-Chamizo, Mario Nieto-Hidalgo, Vicente Romacho-Agud et al.
      Pages 96-99
    5. Rainer Planinc, Martin Kampel
      Pages 100-103
  5. Session 4: Key Application Domains

    1. Gabriel Urzaiz, Eric Murillo, Sergio Arjona, Ramon Hervas, Jesus Fontecha, Jose Bravo
      Pages 104-111
    2. Mwaffaq Otoom, Hussam Alshraideh, Hisham M. Almasaeid, Diego López-de-Ipiña, José Bravo
      Pages 120-127
    3. Gustavo López Herrera, Mariana López, Luis A. Guerrero
      Pages 128-131
    4. Gustavo López, Mariana López, Luis A. Guerrero
      Pages 132-135
  6. Back Matter

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Ambient Assisted Living, IWAAL 2013, held in Carillo, Costa Rica, in December 2013. The 13 full papers and 7 short papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 23 submissions. The focus of the papers is on following topics: AAL environments, user interaction and assistive solutions, sensing and activity recognition, and key application domains.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Christopher Nugent
    • 1
  • Antonio Coronato
    • 2
  • José Bravo
    • 3
  1. 1.Faculty of Computing and Engineering, School of Computing and MathematicsUniversity of UlsterNorthern Ireland, UK
  2. 2.ICAR-CNRNapoliItaly
  3. 3.MAmI Research LabCastilla-La Manca UniversityCiudad RealSpain

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science Computer Science (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-03091-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-03092-0
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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