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UBITECH receives Best Paper Award for the scientific paper entitled “An Ontology-Driven Elderly People Home Mobilization Approach” at SWH workshop of ISWC 2018

The scientific paper entitled “An Ontology-Driven Elderly People Home Mobilization Approach”, edited by UBITECH and presented at the First International Workshop on Semantic Web Technologies for Health Data Management (SWH 2018) Workshop that is co-located with the 17th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2018), hosted between October 8-12, 2018 in Monterey, California, USA, has been selected as the best paper of SWH 2018. As a result, an extended version of it will be included in a journal special issue entitled “Emerging Topics in Semantic Technologies. ISWC 2018 Satellite Events” by AKA Verlag. In this paper, Sophia Karagiorgou, Dimitris Ntalaperas, Georgios Vafeiadis, Dimitris Alexandrou and their co-authors introduce a semantic interoperability agent which exploits mobility tracking and spatiotemporal characteristics to extract human profiling in order to give incentives to elderly people for mobilization at home. The agent exploits an extended ontology composed by UBITECH R&D team over the official collection of universAAL ontology, which facilitates the collation of evidence for the effects of exergaming on the movement control of older adults. This agent enables to support personalized monitoring services through a set of rules which are individually defined to generate incentives for elderly people home care taking into consideration their daily movement habits.