Maurice D. Mulvenna

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This article describes a novel way of combining data mining techniques on Internet data in order to discover actionable marketing intelligence in electronic commerce scenarios. The data that is considered not only covers various types of server and web meta information, but also marketing data and knowledge. Furthermore, heterogeneity resolution thereof and(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate a newly developed integrated digital prosthetic, the COGKNOW Day Navigator (CDN), to support persons with mild dementia in their daily lives, with memory, social contacts, daily activities and safety. METHODS A user participatory method was applied in the development process, which consisted of three iterative 1-year cycles with(More)
The technologies under-pinning smart homes offer promising solutions in the realm of assistive living. At present, there are a number of smart home applications being developed with a raft of technologies that provide fragments of the necessary functionality. Nevertheless, there is currently a major gap between these endeavours and the vision of smart homes(More)
<b>Motivation</b> -- Develop a portable, mobile information and communication device with specific applications that meet the identified needs of people with mild dementia. <b>Research approach</b> -- A qualitative study with a user centred design was applied: Three iterative development cycles of one year each were performed, in which around 15 persons(More)
The demands for smart environments, which can help to facilitate as well as monitor independent living are increasing. With this comes a desire for decision support rules to process data recorded from such environments. However, testing and evaluating rules can be both time-consuming and indeed stressful for the inhabitants. Within this paper we propose a(More)
Smart Homes (SH) have emerged as a realistic intelligent assistive environment capable of providing assistive living for the elderly and the disabled. Nevertheless, it still remains a challenge to assist the inhabitants of a SH in performing the “right” action(s) at the “right” time in the “right” place. To address this challenge, this paper introduces a(More)