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Peer Review Status: Refereed
Authors: Wang, Feng
Turner, Kenneth J
Contact Email: kjt@cs.stir.ac.uk
Title: Towards Personalised Home Care Systems
Editors: Maglogiannis, Ilias
Citation: Wang F & Turner KJ (2008) Towards Personalised Home Care Systems In: Maglogiannis Ilias (ed.) Proceedings of the 1st international conference on Pervasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments, New York: Association for Computing Machinery. PETRA 2008 - 1st International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments.
Issue Date: 2008
Series/Report no.: ACM International Conference Proceeding Series, Vol. 282
Conference Name: PETRA 2008 - 1st International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments
Abstract: Home care is increasingly seen as a promising alternative to traditional care services. Programming home care systems remains a significant challenge considering the potentially large scale of deployment, the differences between individual care needs, and the progressive nature of ageing. In this paper, we present ongoing work on programming home care systems to support personalisation, adaptability over time, and dependability. A policy-based approach is used to build such systems. We present the technical details of our approach, including a policy language for home care and the corresponding system architecture. Policy examples are used to illustrate how the approach supports personalisation of home care services.
Type: Conference Paper
Status: Post-print (author final draft post-refereeing)
Rights: © ACM, 2008. This is the author's version of the work. It is posted here by permission of ACM for your personal use. Not for redistribution. The definitive version was published in ACM International Conference Proceeding Series; Vol. 282, Article number: 44. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1389586.1389639
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/724
Affiliation: Computing Science and Mathematics
Computing Science - CSM Dept

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