Ambient Assisted Living Technologies, Systems and Services: A Systematic Literature Review

Alexandra Queirós, Anabela G. Silva, Joaquim Alvarelhão, António Teixeira, Nelson Pacheco da Rocha

Abstract

This paper intends to demonstrate that it is possible to classify Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) services using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF), in particular its components activities, participation and environmental factors. For this purpose a systematic review of the literature on AAL services was undertaken and existing AAL services summarized and characterized. To be included in this review articles must have defined innovative concepts or characterized innovative technologies, products or systems that can contribute to the development of the AAL paradigm, with the aim of enabling people with specific demands (e.g. elderly) to live longer in their natural environment. Results indicate that most publications regarding AAL are technology-oriented with only a few articles describing applications and scenarios. Results also indicate that it is possible to link tasks to categories of the ICF components activities, participation and environmental factors.

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Queirós A., G. Silva A., Alvarelhão J., Teixeira A. and Pacheco da Rocha N. (2012). Ambient Assisted Living Technologies, Systems and Services: A Systematic Literature Review . In Proceedings of the 2nd International Living Usability Lab Workshop on AAL Latest Solutions, Trends and Applications - Volume 1: AAL, (BIOSTEC 2012) ISBN 978-989-8425-93-5, pages 14-26. DOI: 10.5220/0003859400140026


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@conference{aal12,
author={Alexandra Queirós and Anabela G. Silva and Joaquim Alvarelhão and António Teixeira and Nelson Pacheco da Rocha},
title={Ambient Assisted Living Technologies, Systems and Services: A Systematic Literature Review},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 2nd International Living Usability Lab Workshop on AAL Latest Solutions, Trends and Applications - Volume 1: AAL, (BIOSTEC 2012)},
year={2012},
pages={14-26},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003859400140026},
isbn={978-989-8425-93-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 2nd International Living Usability Lab Workshop on AAL Latest Solutions, Trends and Applications - Volume 1: AAL, (BIOSTEC 2012)
TI - Ambient Assisted Living Technologies, Systems and Services: A Systematic Literature Review
SN - 978-989-8425-93-5
AU - Queirós A.
AU - G. Silva A.
AU - Alvarelhão J.
AU - Teixeira A.
AU - Pacheco da Rocha N.
PY - 2012
SP - 14
EP - 26
DO - 10.5220/0003859400140026