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Signal Processing Technologies for Ambient Intelligence in Home-Care Applications

  1. Research Article

    Real-Time Transmission and Storage of Video, Audio, and Health Data in Emergency and Home Care Situations

    The increase in the availability of bandwidth for wireless links, network integration, and the computational power on fixed and mobile platforms at affordable costs allows nowadays for the handling of audio an...

    Ivano Barbieri, Paolo Lambruschini, Marco Raggio and Riccardo Stagnaro

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2007 2007:067818

    Published on: 7 May 2007

  2. Research Article

    The PARAChute Project: Remote Monitoring of Posture and Gait for Fall Prevention

    Falls in the elderly are a major public health problem due to both their frequency and their medical and social consequences. In France alone, more than two million people aged over 65 years old fall each year...

    David J. Hewson, Jacques Duchêne, François Charpillet, Jamal Saboune, Valérie Michel-Pellegrino, Hassan Amoud, Michel Doussot, Jean Paysant, Anne Boyer and Jean-Yves Hogrel

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2007 2007:027421

    Published on: 23 April 2007

  3. Research Article

    Event Detection Using "Variable Module Graphs" for Home Care Applications

    Technology has reached new heights making sound and video capture devices ubiquitous and affordable. We propose a paradigm to exploit this technology for home care applications especially for surveillance and ...

    Amit Sethi, Mandar Rahurkar and Thomas S. Huang

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2007 2007:074243

    Published on: 19 April 2007

  4. Research Article

    Tools for Protecting the Privacy of Specific Individuals in Video

    This paper presents a system for protecting the privacy of specific individuals in video recordings. We address the following two problems: automatic people identification with limited labeled data, and human ...

    Datong Chen, Yi Chang, Rong Yan and Jie Yang

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2007 2007:075427

    Published on: 9 January 2007

  5. Research Article

    Mixed-State Models for Nonstationary Multiobject Activities

    We present a mixed-state space approach for modeling and segmenting human activities. The discrete-valued component of the mixed state represents higher-level behavior while the continuous state models the dyn...

    Naresh P Cuntoor and Rama Chellappa

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2006 2007:065989

    Published on: 27 December 2006