• Automated Estimation of Elder Activity Levels from Anonymized Video Data 

    Harvey, Nicholas M.; Zhou, Zhongna; Keller, James M.; Rantz, Marilyn J.; He, Zhihai, 1973- (IEE, 2009-09)
    Significant declines in quality of life for elders in assisted living communities are typically triggered by health events. Given the necessary information, such events can often be predicted, and thus, be avoided or reduced ...
  • A Real-time System for In-home Activity Monitoring of Elders 

    Zhou, Zhongna; Dai, Wenqing, 1984-; Eggert, Jay; Giger, Jarod T.; Keller, James M.; Rantz, Marilyn J.; He, Zhihai, 1973- (IEEE, 2009-09)
    In this paper, we propose a real-time system for in-home activity monitoring and functional assessment for elder care. We describe the development of the whole system which could be used to assist the independent living ...
  • Technology for Successful Aging 

    Tyrer, Harry W.; Alwan, Majd; Demiris, George; He, Zhihai, 1973-; Keller, James M.; Skubic, Marge; Rantz, Marilyn J. (IEEE, 2006-08)
    With our partners at the University of Virginia we are developing a system of sensors, to monitor the activity of seniors in their residences. We measure motion, footfalls, sleep and restlessness, we have stove sensors and ...