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Multiple-actOrs Virtual Empathic CARgiver for the Elder

Deliverables

Robot prototype

Robot prototype, with specification and documentation.

Set-up of the end-users advisory board

Key figures will be identified for each type of end-users (informal caregivers: relatives, elders, formal care-givers, nurses) and is invited to be part of the End-Users Advisory Board (EUAB).

3D mapping and navigation

Algorithms and software to reconstruct the geometry of the furniture and objects inside the rooms is provided to enable the robot with safe navigation.

Objects searching by radio frequency

Prototype and documentation of the object location service through radiofrequency

Virtual caregiver

The algorithms and software that implement the Virtual Caregiver intelligence are provided.

Technical test report of the system

Interfacing specifications and SW and HW specifications of the components and of the whole system will be reported in a comprehensive way. These will be summarized both in a Section on technical specifications and a second Section on user related specifications.

Functional Specifications

Complete MoveCare functional specifications. These will take into account both platform and elders chracteristics and will require a strict cooperation between technical partners and user-representative ones.

Analysis of assistance platforms on the market

Market analysis to identify competitors.

Ethical Submission

Documentation for ethical approval of the experimentation of Movecare. Steps that have led to submission in due time are documented.

Final dissemination plan

It will contain the final dissemination strategy, a list of scientific publications produced and of all the items published on the web-site and on non-conventional diffusion channels during the project. It will also report the action carried out towards third bodies, like government organization, non-profit organization and end-user organizations to diffuse the results of the project. This will constitute part of the final management report.

Assessment of MoveCare

Report on deployment modalities. A thorough assessment of feasibility, usability, patient compliance of the MoveCare technology. Quantitative evaluation of platform deployment costs and policy recommendations for effective deployment.

Policy recommendations

Quantitative evaluation of platform deployment costs is evaluated and policy recommendations for effective deployment are produced.

User requirements and scenarios definition

The needs for maintaining the elders at home are identified. These will regard potentially clusters of elders. Plenty of use-case scenarios are provided for development.

Heterogeneous monitoring data, made publicly available

Data collected by the different monitoring systems throughout development and testing will be provided publicly along with classification and documentation.

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Publications

Digitalized Cognitive Assessment mediated by a Virtual Caregiver

Author(s): Matteo Luperto, Marta Romeo, Francesca Lunardini, Nicola Basilico, Ray Jones, Angelo Cangelosi, Simona Ferrante, N. Alberto Borghese
Published in: Proceedings of the Twenty-Seventh International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2018, Page(s) 5841-5843
DOI: 10.24963/ijcai.2018/856

Exergaming for balance training, transparent monitoring, and social inclusion of community-dwelling elderly

Author(s): F. Lunardini, N. Basilico, E. Ambrosini, J. Essenziale, R. Mainetti, A. Pedrocchi, K. Daniele, M. Marcucci, D. Mari, S. Ferrante, N. A. Borghese
Published in: 2017 IEEE 3rd International Forum on Research and Technologies for Society and Industry (RTSI), 2017, Page(s) 1-5
DOI: 10.1109/RTSI.2017.8065964

Collective Singleton-Based Consistency for Qualitative for Qualitative Constraint Networks

Author(s): M. Sioutis, A. Paparrizou, J. Condotta
Published in: Proccedings TIME 2017, Issue Dagstuhl, Germany, 2017, Page(s) 1-19
DOI: 10.4230/LIPIcs.TIME.2017.19

"Deploying a Deep Learning Agent for HRI with Potential ""end-users"" at Multiple Sheltered Housing Sites"

Author(s): Marta Romeo, Daniel Hernández García, Ray Jones, Angelo Cangelosi
Published in: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Human-Agent Interaction, 2019, Page(s) 81-88
DOI: 10.1145/3349537.3351886

A Multi-Actor Framework Centered around an Assistive Mobile Robot for Elderly People Living Alone

Author(s): Matteo Luperto, Javier Monroy, Francisco-Angel Moreno, J. Raul Ruiz-Sarmiento, Nicola Basilico, Javier Gonzalez-Jimenez, and N. Alberto Borghese
Published in: Workshop on Robotics for Assisted Living at International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2018), 2018

Seeking Prevention of Cognitive Decline in Elders via Activity Suggestion by a Virtual Caregiver

Author(s): Alessandro Vuono, Matteo Luperto, Jacopo Banfi, Nicola Basilico, Alberto Borghese, Michael Sioutis, Jennifer Renoux, Amy Loutfi
Published in: Proc. AAMAS 2018, 2018

Developing a Deep Learning Agent for HRI: Dataset Collection and Training

Author(s): Marta Romeo, Angelo Cangelosi, Ray Jones
Published in: 2018 27th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN), 2018, Page(s) 1150-1155
DOI: 10.1109/roman.2018.8525512

Evaluating the Acceptability of Assistive Robots for Early Detection of Mild Cognitive Impairment

Author(s): Matteo Luperto, Marta Romeo, Francesca Lunardini, Nicola Basilico, Carlo Abbate, Ray Jones, Angelo Cangelosi, Simona Ferrante, N. Alberto Borghese
Published in: 2019 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2019, Page(s) 1257-1264
DOI: 10.1109/iros40897.2019.8968234

Mejora del Comportamiento Proxémico de un Robot Autónomo mediante Motores de Inteligencia Artificial Desarrollados para Plataformas de Videojuegos

Author(s): D. Chaves, J. Monroy, J. Gonzalez-Jimenez
Published in: Actas de las XXXVIII Jornadas de Automática, 2017

Towards a Synergy of Qualitative Spatio-Temporal Reasoning and Smart Environments for Assisting the Elderly at Home

Author(s): Michael Sioutis, Marjan Alirezaie, Jennifer Renoux, Amy Loutfi
Published in: IJCAI Workshop on Qualitative Reasoning, 2017

Context-Recognition in Multiple Occupants Situations: Detecting the Number of Agents in a Smart Home Environment with Simple Sensors

Author(s): Jennifer Renoux, Marjan Alirezaie, Lars Karlsson, Uwe Köckemann, Federico Pecora, Amy Loutfi
Published in: KnowProS 2017, 2017

Condotta: Collective Singleton-based Consistency for Qualitative Constraint Networks: Theory and Practice.

Author(s): Michael Sioutis, Anastasia Paparrizou, Jean-Francois
Published in: Theoretical Computer Science Journal, Issue 797, 1 Jan 2019, 2019, Page(s) Elsevier

Quantify ecological dual-task gait interference through mobile- controlled sensorized insoles

Author(s): S. Tolomeo, F. Lunardini, G. Ferriero and S. Ferrante
Published in: GNB 2018 June 25th-27nd 20, 2018

Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Applications of Intelligent Systems - APPIS '19

Author(s): A. Jaenal, F.A. Moreno, J. Gonzalez-Jimenez
Published in: 2019
DOI: 10.1145/3309772

Towards Long-Term Deployment of a Mobile Robot for at-Home Ambient Assisted Living of the Elderly

Author(s): Matteo Luperto, Javier Monroy, J. Raul Ruiz-Sarmiento, Francisco-Angel Moreno, Nicola Basilico, Javier Gonzalez-Jimenez, N. Alberto Borghese
Published in: 2019 European Conference on Mobile Robots (ECMR), 2019, Page(s) 1-6
DOI: 10.1109/ecmr.2019.8870924

Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Applications of Intelligent Systems

Author(s): Nicolai Petkov, Nicola Strisciuglio, Carlos M. Travieso-González
Published in: 2020
DOI: 10.1145/3378184

Robot Exploration Using Knowledge of Inaccurate Floor Plans

Author(s): Matteo Luperto, Danilo Fusi, N. Alberto Borghese, Francesco Amigoni
Published in: 2019 European Conference on Mobile Robots (ECMR), 2019, Page(s) 1-7
DOI: 10.1109/ECMR.2019.8870925

Automatic speech analysis to early detect functional cognitive decline in elderly population

Author(s): E. Ambrosini, M. Caielli, M. Milis, C. Loizou, D. Azzolino, S. Damanti, L. Bertagnoli, M. Cesari, S. Moccia, M. Cid, C. Galan de Isla, P. Salamanca, N. A. Borghese, S. Ferrante
Published in: 2019 41st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 2019, Page(s) 212-216
DOI: 10.1109/EMBC.2019.8856768

Validity of digital Trail Making Test and Bells Test in elderlies

Author(s): Francesca Lunardini, Matteo Luperto, Katia Daniele, Nicola Basilico, Sarah Damanti, Carlo Abbate, Daniela Mari, Matteo Cesari, Simona Ferrante, Nunzio Alberto Borghese
Published in: 2019 IEEE EMBS International Conference on Biomedical & Health Informatics (BHI), 2019, Page(s) 1-4
DOI: 10.1109/BHI.2019.8834513

Socially acceptable approach to humans by a mobile robot

Author(s): Mercedes Garcia-Salguero, Javier Monroy, Alejandro Solano, Javier Gonzalez-Jimenez
Published in: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Applications of Intelligent Systems - APPIS '19, 2019, Page(s) 1-7
DOI: 10.1145/3309772.3309793

Online Context-based Object Recognition for Mobile Robots

Author(s): J.R. Ruiz-Sarmiento, M. Guenther, C. Galindo, J. Gonzalez- Jimenez, J. Hertzberg
Published in: nternational Conference on Autonomous Robot Systems and Competition (ICARSC), 2017

DSConv: Efficient Convolution Operator

Author(s): Marcelo Gennari Do Nascimento, Victor Prisacariu, Roger Fawcett
Published in: 2019 IEEE/CVF International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), 2019, Page(s) 5147-5156
DOI: 10.1109/iccv.2019.00525

HMMs for Anomaly Detection in Autonomous Robots

Author(s): Davide Azzalini, Alberto Castellini, Alessandro Farinelli, Matteo Luperto, Francesco Amigon
Published in: Proceedings of AAMAS 2020, 2020

A Tablet-based Application to Study the Speed-Accuracy Tradeoff in Handwriting throughout Lifespan

Author(s): Linda Greta Dui, Francesca Lunardini, Simona Ferrante
Published in: 2019 E-Health and Bioengineering Conference (EHB), 2019, Page(s) 1-4
DOI: 10.1109/ehb47216.2019.8969869

Correspondence Networks with Adaptive Neighbourhood Consensus

Author(s): Shuda Li, Kai Han, Theo Costain, Henry Howard-Jenkins, Victor Prisacariu
Published in: IEEE/CVF Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2020

FlowNet3D++: Geometric Losses For Deep Scene Flow Estimation

Author(s): Zirui Wang, Shuda Li, Henry Howard-Jenkins, Victor Prisacariu, Min Chen
Published in: The IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV), 2020

GA-Net: Guided Aggregation Net for End-To-End Stereo Matching

Author(s): Feihu Zhang, Victor Prisacariu, Ruigang Yang, Philip H.S. Torr
Published in: 2019 IEEE/CVF Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2019, Page(s) 185-194
DOI: 10.1109/cvpr.2019.00027

Mejora del Comportamiento Proxémico de un Robot Autónomo mediante Motores de Inteligencia Artificial Desarrollados para Plataformas de Videojuegos (in spanish)

Author(s): D. Chaves, J. Monroy, J. Gonzalez-Jimenez
Published in: XXXVIII Jornadas de Automática, 2017

The MOVECARE Project: Home-based Monitoring of Frailty

Author(s): Francesca Lunardini, Matteo Luperto, Marta Romeo, Jennifer Renoux, Nicola Basilico, Andrej Krpic, Nunzio Alberto Borghese, Simona Ferrante
Published in: 2019 IEEE EMBS International Conference on Biomedical & Health Informatics (BHI), 2019, Page(s) 1-4
DOI: 10.1109/bhi.2019.8834482

An Empathic Virtual Caregiver for assistance in exer-game-based rehabilitation therapies

Author(s): Alessandro Tironi, Renato Mainetti, Manuel Pezzera, N. Alberto Borghese
Published in: 2019 IEEE 7th International Conference on Serious Games and Applications for Health (SeGAH), 2019, Page(s) 1-6
DOI: 10.1109/segah.2019.8882477

Virtual Caregiver for Assisted Daily Living of Pre-Frail Users

Author(s): Jennifer Renoux, Matteo Luperto, Nicola Basilico, Marta Romeo, Marios Milis, Francesca Lunardini5, Simona Ferrante5, Amy Loutfi, and N. Alberto Borghese
Published in: Proceedings of KI2020, 2020

Leveraging Variable Elimination for Efficiently Reasoning about Qualitative Constraints

Author(s): Michael Sioutis, Zhiguo Long, Sanjiang Li
Published in: International Journal on Artificial Intelligence Tools, Issue 27/04, 2018, Page(s) 1860001, ISSN 0218-2130
DOI: 10.1142/S0218213018600011

Are older people any different from younger people in the way they want to interact with robots? Scenario based survey

Author(s): Mriganka Biswas, Marta Romeo, Angelo Cangelosi, Ray B. Jones
Published in: Journal on Multimodal User Interfaces, Issue 14/1, 2020, Page(s) 61-72, ISSN 1783-7677
DOI: 10.1007/s12193-019-00306-x

Automatic Waypoint Generation to Improve Robot Navigation Through Narrow Spaces

Author(s): Francisco-Angel Moreno, Javier Monroy, Jose-Raul Ruiz-Sarmiento, Cipriano Galindo, Javier Gonzalez-Jimenez
Published in: Sensors, Issue 20/1, 2020, Page(s) 240, ISSN 1424-8220
DOI: 10.3390/s20010240

Exploring Directional Path-Consistency for Solving Constraint Networks

Author(s): Shufeng Kong, Sanjiang Li, Michael Sioutis
Published in: The Computer Journal, Issue 61/9, 2017, Page(s) 1338-1350, ISSN 0010-4620
DOI: 10.1093/comjnl/bxx122

How Prefrail Older People Living Alone Perceive Information and Communications Technology and What They Would Ask a Robot for: Qualitative Study

Author(s): Katia Daniele, Maura Marcucci, Cesarina Cattaneo, Nunzio Alberto Borghese, Lucia Zannini
Published in: Journal of Medical Internet Research, Issue 21/8, 2019, Page(s) e13228, ISSN 1438-8871
DOI: 10.2196/13228

A web-based solution for robotic telepresence

Author(s): Francisco Melendez-Fernandez, Cipriano Galindo, Javier Gonzalez-Jimenez
Published in: International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems, Issue 14/6, 2017, Page(s) 172988141774373, ISSN 1729-8814
DOI: 10.1177/1729881417743738

Human 3D Pose Estimation with a Tilting Camera for Social Mobile Robot Interaction

Author(s): Mercedes Garcia-Salguero, Javier Gonzalez-Jimenez, Francisco-Angel Moreno
Published in: Sensors, Issue 19/22, 2019, Page(s) 4943, ISSN 1424-8220
DOI: 10.3390/s19224943

Ontology-based conditional random fields for object recognition

Author(s): Jose-Raul Ruiz-Sarmiento, Cipriano Galindo, Javier Monroy, Francisco-Angel Moreno, Javier Gonzalez-Jimenez
Published in: Knowledge-Based Systems, Issue 168, 2019, Page(s) 100-108, ISSN 0950-7051
DOI: 10.1016/j.knosys.2019.01.005

Automatic Multi-Sensor Extrinsic Calibration For Mobile Robots

Author(s): David Zuniga-Noel, Jose-Raul Ruiz-Sarmiento, Ruben Gomez-Ojeda, Javier Gonzalez-Jimenez
Published in: IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, Issue 4/3, 2019, Page(s) 2862-2869, ISSN 2377-3766
DOI: 10.1109/lra.2019.2922618

Robot@Home, a robotic dataset for semantic mapping of home environments

Author(s): J.R. Ruiz-Sarmiento, C. Galindo, J. Gonzalez-Jimenez
Published in: The International Journal of Robotics Research, Issue 36/2, 2017, Page(s) 131-141, ISSN 0278-3649
DOI: 10.1177/0278364917695640

A Semantic-Based Gas Source Localization with a Mobile Robot Combining Vision and Chemical Sensing

Author(s): Javier Monroy, Jose-Raul Ruiz-Sarmiento, Francisco-Angel Moreno, Francisco Melendez-Fernandez, Cipriano Galindo, Javier Gonzalez-Jimenez
Published in: Sensors, Issue 18/12, 2018, Page(s) 4174, ISSN 1424-8220
DOI: 10.3390/s18124174

Validity and usability of a smart ball–driven serious game to monitor grip strength in independent elderlies

Author(s): Francesca Lunardini, N. Alberto Borghese, Luca Piccini, Giuseppina Bernardelli, Matteo Cesari, Simona Ferrante
Published in: Health Informatics Journal, 2020, Page(s) 146045821989538, ISSN 1460-4582
DOI: 10.1177/1460458219895381

Real-Time RGB-D Camera Pose Estimation in Novel Scenes using a Relocalisation Cascade

Author(s): Tommaso Cavallari, Stuart Golodetz, Nicholas Lord, Julien Valentin, Victor Prisacariu, Luigi Di Stefano, Philip H.S. Torr
Published in: IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 2019, Page(s) 1-1, ISSN 0162-8828
DOI: 10.1109/tpami.2019.2915068

Supervised digital neuropsychological tests for cognitive decline in elderly: usability and clinical validity

Author(s): Francesca Lunardini, Matteo Luperto, Marta Romeo, Nicola Basilico, Katia Daniele, Domenico Azzolino, Sarah Damanti, Carlo Abbate, Daniela Mari, Matteo Cesari, Simona Ferrante, Alberto Borghese
Published in: JMIR mHealth and uHealth, 2020, ISSN 2291-5222

Heterogeneous Non Obtrusive Platform to Monitor, Assist and Provide Recommendations to Elders at Home: The MoveCare Platform

Author(s): N. A. Borghese, M. Bulgheroni, F. Miralles, A. Savanovic, S. Ferrante, T. Kounoudes, M. Cid Gala, A. Loutfi, A. Cangelosi, J. Gonzalez-Jimenez, A. Ianes
Published in: Ambient Assisted Living - Italian Forum 2017, Issue 540, 2019, Page(s) 53-69
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-04672-9_4

RelocNet: Continuous Metric Learning Relocalisation Using Neural Nets

Author(s): Vassileios Balntas, Shuda Li, Victor Prisacariu
Published in: Computer Vision – ECCV 2018 - 15th European Conference, Munich, Germany, September 8–14, 2018, Proceedings, Part XIV, Issue 11218, 2018, Page(s) 782-799
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-01264-9_46

Thinking Outside the Box: Generation of Unconstrained 3D Room Layouts

Author(s): Henry Howard-Jenkins, Shuda Li, Victor Prisacariu
Published in: Computer Vision – ACCV 2018 - 14th Asian Conference on Computer Vision, Perth, Australia, December 2–6, 2018, Revised Selected Papers, Part I, Issue 11361, 2019, Page(s) 432-448
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-20887-5_27

Active Situation Reporting: Definition and Analysis

Author(s): Jennifer Renoux
Published in: Multi-Agent Systems and Agreement Technologies - 15th European Conference, EUMAS 2017, and 5th International Conference, AT 2017, Evry, France, December 14-15, 2017, Revised Selected Papers, Issue 10767, 2018, Page(s) 70-78
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-01713-2_6

Exergame for Continuous and Transparent Monitoring of Handgrip Strength and Endurance

Author(s): Francesca Lunardini, Federico Matteo, Matteo Cesari, Nunzio A. Borghese, Simona Ferrante
Published in: Converging Clinical and Engineering Research on Neurorehabilitation III - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on NeuroRehabilitation (ICNR2018), October 16-20, 2018, Pisa, Italy, Issue 21, 2019, Page(s) 596-600
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-01845-0_119

Integration of CNN into a Robotic Architecture to Build Semantic Maps of Indoor Environments

Author(s): D. Chaves, J. R. Ruiz-Sarmiento, N. Petkov, J. Gonzalez-Jimenez
Published in: Advances in Computational Intelligence - 15th International Work-Conference on Artificial Neural Networks, IWANN 2019, Gran Canaria, Spain, June 12-14, 2019, Proceedings, Part II, Issue 11507, 2019, Page(s) 313-324
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-20518-8_27

Intrinsic Calibration of Depth Cameras for Mobile Robots Using a Radial Laser Scanner

Author(s): David Zuñiga-Noël, Jose-Raul Ruiz-Sarmiento, Javier Gonzalez-Jimenez
Published in: Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns - 18th International Conference, CAIP 2019, Salerno, Italy, September 3–5, 2019, Proceedings, Part I, Issue 11678, 2019, Page(s) 659-671
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-29888-3_54

Online Guest Detection in a Smart Home Using Pervasive Sensors and Probabilistic Reasoning

Author(s): Jennifer Renoux, Uwe Köckemann, Amy Loutfi
Published in: Ambient Intelligence - 14th European Conference, AmI 2018, Larnaca, Cyprus, November 12-14, 2018, Proceedings, Issue 11249, 2018, Page(s) 74-89
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-03062-9_6