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Utilising wearable sensor technology to provide effective memory cues

Doherty, Aiden R. and Smeaton, Alan F. (2009) Utilising wearable sensor technology to provide effective memory cues. ERCIM News (76). pp. 48-49. ISSN 0926-4981

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Abstract

We describe a wearable sensor technology that passively records "lifelog" images and sensor readings of a wearer's daily life. The focus of our work is not on aggregating, collecting or networking data as in the usual application of sensors in the Sensor Web, but rather on detecting events of interest to the wearer from a multi-sensor standalone device. These events of interest provide effective cues to allow people to more easily access their autobiographical memories. Early research indicates this technology may be potentially helpful for sufferers of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's.

Item Type:Article (Published)
Refereed:No
Subjects:Computer Science > Lifelog
Computer Science > Information storage and retrieval systems
Computer Science > Multimedia systems
Computer Science > Information retrieval
DCU Faculties and Centres:Research Initiatives and Centres > Centre for Digital Video Processing (CDVP)
Research Initiatives and Centres > CLARITY: The Centre for Sensor Web Technologies
DCU Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Engineering and Computing > School of Computing
Publisher:ERCIM EEIG
Official URL:http://ercim-news.ercim.org/content/view/504/705/
Copyright Information:© 2009 Copyright the authors
Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. View License
Funders:Science Foundation Ireland, Irish Research Council for Science Engineering and Technology
ID Code:2264
Deposited On:12 Jan 2009 15:48 by Dr Aiden Doherty. Last Modified 16 Nov 2009 17:30

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