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Supportive Adaptive User Interfaces Inside and Outside the Home

  • Raúl Miñón
  • Julio Abascal
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7138)

Abstract

This paper describes the extension of a previously developed architecture for an Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) environment, called AmbienNet, to provide access to ubiquitous services. The former AAL system generates adaptive instructions to support elderly people at home. This extension includes an adaptive model-based user interface generator that was created for ubiquitous applications. This approach involves the extension of the supportive user interface from home supervision and support to allow access to ubiquitous applications outside the home. The present challenge is how to include adaptive supportive instructions for accessing ubiquitous services outside the home that are coherent with the previously designed home support system.

Keywords

Ambient assisted living adaptive interfaces for elderly people people with special needs adaptive systems and ubiquitous environments 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Raúl Miñón
    • 1
  • Julio Abascal
    • 1
  1. 1.Informatika FakultateaUniversity of the Basque Country/Euskal Herriko UnibertsitateaSpain

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