iGenda: An Event Scheduler for Common Users and Centralised Systems

  • Ângelo Costa
  • Juan L. Laredo
  • Paulo Novais
  • Juan M. Corchado
  • José Neves
Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 73)


The world is walking towards an aged society as a consequence of the increasing rate of longevity in modern cultures.With age comes the fact that memory decreases its efficiency and memory loss starts to surge.Within this context, iGenda is a Personal Memory Assistant (PMA) designed to run on a personal computer or mobile device that tries to help final-users in keeping track of their daily activities. In addition, iGenda has included a Centralised Management System (CMS) on the side of an hospital-like institution, the CMS stands a level above the PMA and the goal is to manage the medical staff (e.g. physicians and nurses) daily work schedule taking into account the patients and resources, communicating directly with the PMA of the patient. This paper presents the platform concept, the overall architecture of the system and the key features on the different agents and components.


Memory Loss Common User Agendum Manager Platform Concept Population Mild Cognitive Impairment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ângelo Costa
    • 1
  • Juan L. Laredo
    • 2
  • Paulo Novais
    • 1
  • Juan M. Corchado
    • 3
  • José Neves
    • 1
  1. 1.CCTC, Departamento de InformáticaUniversidade do MinhoBragaPortugal
  2. 2.Department of Architecture and Computer TechnologyUniversity of GranadaSpain
  3. 3.Departamento Informática y AutomáticaUniversity of SalamancaSalamancaSpain

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