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European-Japanese Virtual Coach for Smart Ageing


Report on indicators and practices that facilitate constant good health conditions

This deliverable contains the following information Identification of everyday practices that facilitate constant good health conditions in the Intrinsic capacity domains In order to address health promotion potential practices will be identified in everyday life of older adults by indepth interviews and participant observations Practices could range from strolling workouts to healthy nutrition However these practices could differ from objective and profound knowledge about health promotionIdentification of concrete health promotion activities from a medical ie objective perspective Health promotion activities from a rather medical perspective represent a normative source to design persuasive and transformational interventions However these activities often differ from everyday practices In order to identify these activities expert and enduser interviews will be conducted Identification of interventions and strategies to engage older adults in health promotion activities Interventions embody both knowledge about everyday practices what older adults already do and objective health promotion knowledge what physicians think they should do A list of both will be the starting point to design health promotion interventions ie technologyWithin this deliverable the health professionals involved in each pilot site will cooperate to design the contents of the coaching based on the state of the art in the field of Intrinsic Capacity IC The coaching contents will be aimed at promoting sustaining or maintaining wellbeing optimal quality of life and healthy lifestyles in older adults in order to strengthen the IC of the older population and so counteracting the decline or losses due to advancing ageing processes The coaching activities provided by the eVITA Coach will be focused on a Personalized data collection and case analyses with the aim of identifying specific health problems unhealthy lifestyles and impairments in wellbeing b Individualized coach to improve wellbeing and quality of life by appropriate interventions and behavioral assignments Under the supervision of health professionals the eVITA coach will suggest specific activities to each participant ie walking moderate physical activity or keeping a diary with the identification of positive emotions or positive memories from the past these two activities are directly related to wellbeing promotion and it will monitor the course of the intervention For instance the virtual coach will assist older adults in planning their daily activities and homework prescriptions It will also ask for feedback or obstacles encountered by older adults and in case of need may require specific help by professionals

First Socio-economic survey and Stakeholder analysis report

Deliverable D98 relative to Task 95 will conduct a stakeholder analysis to be performed in EU member states and Japan in order to get an overall picture in those countries other specificities of each society and culture with regard to ageing This includes exchange programs of students developers and scientists between the partners in Europe and Japan This deliverable will provide a first version on this survey at M09


Cross-Cultural Timeline of the History of Thought of the Artificial.

Author(s): Trovato, G., Mavridis, N., Huerta-Mercado, A., Chellali, R.
Published in: Social Robotics. ICSR 2021, Issue Lecture Notes in Computer Science(), vol 13086., 2021, ISBN 978-3-030-90525-5
Publisher: Springer, Cham
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-90525-5_2

Care Workers Making Use of Robots: Results of a Three-Month Study on Human-Robot Interaction within a Care Home

Author(s): Felix Carros, Isabel Schwaninger, Adrian Preussner, Dave Randall, Rainer Wieching, Geraldine Fitzpatrick, and Volker Wulf
Published in: 2022 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’22), Issue Article 631, 2022, Page(s) 1–15
Publisher: Association for Computing Machinery
DOI: 10.1145/3491102.3517435

Knowledge-Based Dialogue System for the Ageing Support on Daily Activities

Author(s): Vizcarra, J., Jokinen, K. (2022). Knowledge-Based Dialogue System for the Ageing Support on Daily Activities. In: Gao, Q., Zhou, J.
Published in: Human Aspects of IT for the Aged Population. Technology in Everyday Living. HCII 2022., Issue Lecture Notes in Computer Science vol 13331., 2022
Publisher: Springer, Cham
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-031-05654-3_8

Remote international collaboration in scientific research teams for technology development – an exploration of team culture and efficiency

Author(s): Sarah Janböcke,Toshimi Ogawa, Johanna Langendorf, Koki Kobayashi, Ryan Browne, Rainer Wieching, Yasuyuki Taki
Published in: Future Technologies Conference (FTC) 2022/ International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications (IJACSA), 2022
Publisher: SAI Conference

Empowering Well-Being Through Conversational Coaching for Active and Healthy Ageing.

Author(s): Michael McTear, Kristiina Jokinen, Mohnish Dubey, Gérard Chollet, Jérôme Boudy, Christophe Lohr, Sonja Dana Roelen, Wanja Mössing, and Rainer Wieching
Published in: Participative Urban Health and Healthy Aging in the Age of AI. ICOST 2022., Issue LNCS 13287, 2022, Page(s) pp. 257–265, ISBN 978-3-031-09593-1
Publisher: Springer, Cham
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-031-09593-1_21

Experiments on the Nao Robot as a Virtual Coach

Author(s): Ryan BROWNE, Toshimi OGAWA, Julio VIZCARRA, *Kristiina JOKINEN
Published in: Proceedings of the Annual Conference of JSAI, 2022 The 36th Annual Conference of the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence, Issue Volume JSAI2022, 36th (2022), Session ID 3S4-IS-4-04, 2022, Page(s) 3S4IS404
Publisher: J-STAGE
DOI: 10.11517/pjsai.jsai2022.0_3s4is404

Integration and Interaction of Trustworthy AI in a Virtual Coach – An Overview of EU-Japan Collaboration on Eldercare

Author(s): Kristiina Jokinen, Keiko Homma, Yoshio Matsumoto, Ken Fukuda
Published in: Advances in Artificial Intelligence - Selected Papers from the Annual Conference of Japanese Society of Artificial Intelligence, Issue 1423, 2022, Page(s) 190-199, ISBN 978-3-030-96450-4
Publisher: Springer
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-96451-1_17

Social Capital Mediates the Association between the ICT Usage and Well-Being of Older People in Japan: Implication for a New Design Paradigm

Author(s): Keisuke Kokubun *, Toshimi Ogawa *, Ryan Browne, Takamitsu Shinada,Lorenz Granrath, Johanna Moeller, Nhu Tram, Rainer Wieching, Yasuyuki Taki
Published in: Sustainability 2022, Issue 14 - no. 7: 4148, 2022
Publisher: MDPI Journals
DOI: 10.3390/su14074148

A systematic review of multidomain and lifestyle interventions to support the intrinsic capacity of the older population.

Author(s): Bevilacqua R, Soraci L, Stara V, Riccardi GR, Corsonello A, Pelliccioni G, Lattanzio F, Casaccia S, Möller J, Wieching R, Ogawa T, Watanabe S, Kokobun K, Kondo I, Takano E and Maranesi E
Published in: Frontiers in Medicine, Issue 9:929261, 2022
Publisher: Frontiers in Medecine
DOI: 10.3389/fmed.2022.929261

The Problem of Monitoring Activities of Older People in Multi-Resident Scenarios: An Innovative and Non-Invasive Measurement System Based on Wearables and PIR Sensors

Author(s): Naccarelli, R.; Casaccia, S.; Revel, G.M.
Published in: Sensors 2022, Issue Volume 22 no. 9: 3472, 2022
Publisher: MDPI
DOI: 10.3390/s22093472

Video connecting families and social robots: from ideas to practices putting technology to work

Author(s): Isabel Schwaninger, Felix Carros, Astrid Weiss, Volker Wulf, Geraldine Fitzpatrick
Published in: Universal Access in the Information Society, Issue 2022, 2022
Publisher: Springer Nature
DOI: 10.1007/s10209-022-00901-y

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