Dany Fortin-Simard

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— The smart home paradigm is a promising new trend of research aiming to propose an alternative to postpone the institutionalization of cognitively-impaired silver-aged people. These habitats are intended to provide security, guidance and direct support services to its resident. To be able to fulfill this important mission, a smart home system first has to(More)
— Modern societies are facing an important aging of their population, leading to rising economic and social challenges such as the pressure on health support services for semi-autonomous persons. Smart home technology is considered by many researchers as a promising potential solution to help support the needs of elders. It aims to provide cognitive(More)
Modern societies are facing an important ageing of their population leading to arising economical and sociological challenges such as the pressure on health support services for semi-autonomous persons. Smart home technology is considered by many researchers as a promising potential solution to help supporting the needs of elders. It aims to provide(More)
Smart habitats are considered by many researchers as a promising potential solution to help supporting the needs of elders. It aims to provide cognitive assistance by taking decisions, such as giving hints, suggestions and reminders to a resident in order to increase their autonomy. Smart homes can be seen as a huge data warehouse on the person's lifestyle.(More)