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An Interactive Visualization Toolkit for Exploring Ambient-Assistive Living Traces

  • Author / Creator
    Rafatnia, Shahrzad
  • The Smart-Condo™ project investigates how technology can be used to unobtrusively observe and support seniors to live independently in their homes longer. Sensors embedded in the environment react to the people’s daily-living activities and the recorded readings are analyzed to recognize these activities, as well as to infer whether they are typical or exceptional. In this thesis, we present a visualization system for analyzing and exploring the sensor data recorded in the Smart Condo, and more generally "smart homes". The purpose of the system is to support caregivers in easily perceiving the activities of the Smart-Condo™ occupants; therefore, our toolkit offers a variety of visualizations, including spatio-temporal dynamic activity views and aggregate activity statistics graphs.

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  • Graduation date
    2016-06
  • Type of Item
    Thesis
  • Degree
    Master of Science
  • DOI
    https://doi.org/10.7939/R3930P57K
  • License
    This thesis is made available by the University of Alberta Libraries with permission of the copyright owner solely for non-commercial purposes. This thesis, or any portion thereof, may not otherwise be copied or reproduced without the written consent of the copyright owner, except to the extent permitted by Canadian copyright law.
  • Language
    English
  • Institution
    University of Alberta
  • Degree level
    Master's
  • Department
    • Department of Computing Science
  • Supervisor / co-supervisor and their department(s)
    • Stroulia, Eleni (Computing Science)
  • Examining committee members and their departments
    • Yang, Herb (Computing Science) - Reformat, Marek (Electrical and Computer Engineering)