An open agent architecture for assisting elder independence

  title={An open agent architecture for assisting elder independence},
  author={Karen Zita Haigh and John Phelps and Christopher W. Geib},
We are building an agent-oriented system to aid elderly people to live longer in their homes, increasing the duration of their independence from round-the-clock care while maintaining important social connectedness and reducing caregiver burden. The Independent LifeStyle Assistant$^\mbox\tiny TM$ (I.L.S.A.) is a multiagent system that incorporates a unified sensing model, probabilistically derived situation awareness, hierarchical task network response planning, real-time action selection… CONTINUE READING
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