Scientific Papers


  1. F. Chinello, C. Pacchierotti, N. G. Tsagarakis and D. Prattichizzo, Design of a Wearable Skin Stretch Cutaneous Device for the Upper Limb, Proc. IEEE Haptics Symposium (HAPTICS), Open Access Link
  2. L. Coventry, P. Briggs and A. McNeill, Mobile Technology for Older Adults: Protector, Motivator or Threat? 2016 HCI International Conference and will be presented in July.
  3. L. Abeni, D. Fontanelli, L. Palopoli, B. Villalba Frías, Probabilistic analysis of bufferless pipelines of real-time tasks., ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, Open Access Link
  4. M. Aggravi, G. Salvietti, D. Prattichizzo, Haptic wrist guidance using vibrations for Human-Robot teams., 2016 25th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN), DOI 10.1109/ROMAN.2016.7745098, Open Access Link
  5. F. Moro, A. De Angeli, D. Fontanelli, R. Passerone, D. Prattichizzo, L. Rizzon, S. Scheggi, S. Targher, L. Palopoli, Sensory stimulation for human guidance in robot walkers: a comparison between haptic and acoustic solutions., 2016 IEEE International Smart Cities Conference (ISC2), DOI 10.1109/ISC2.2016.7580811, Open Access Link
  6. S. Scheggi, M. Aggravi, D. Prattichizzo, Cooperative Navigation for Mixed Human–Robot Teams Using Haptic Feedback., IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems, DOI 10.1109/THMS.2016.2608936, Open Access Link
  7. P. Nazemzadeh; D. Fontanelli; D. Macii, Optimal Placement of Landmarks for Indoor Localization using Sensors with a Limited Range., Indoor Positioning and Indoor Navigation (IPIN), 2016 International Conference on, DOI 10.1109/IPIN.2016.7743631, Open Access Link
  8. F. Farina, D. Fontanelli, A. Garulli, A. Giannitrapani, D. Prattichizzo, When Helbing Meets Laumond: The Headed Social Force Model., 2016 IEEE 55th Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), DOI 10.1109/CDC.2016.7798802, Open Access Link


  1. M. Aggravi, S. Scheggi and D. Prattichizzo, Evaluation of a predictive approach in steering the human locomotion via haptic feedback. IROS 2015: 597-602, DOI 10.1109/IROS.2015.7353433,   Open Access Link
  2. D. Fontanelli, A. Giannitrapani, L. Palopoli and D. Prattichizzo, A passive guidance system for a robotic walking assistant using brakes, IEEE 54th Annual Conference on Decision and Control (CDC) 2015:829-834, DOI 10.1109/CDC.2015.7402332,
  3. F. Moro, D. Fontanelli, R. Passerone, D. Prattichizzo, L. Rizzon, S. Scheggi, S. Targher, A. De Angeli and L. Palopoli, Follow, listen, feel and go: alternative guidance system for a walking assistance device, Technical Report, Open Access Link
  4. A. Colombo, D. Fontanelli, A. Legay, L. Palopoli and S. Sedwards, Efficient customisable dynamic motion planning for assistive robots in complex human environments. JAISE 7(5): 617-634, DOI 10.3233/AIS-150338,
  5. L. Palopoli, D. Fontanelli, L. Abeni and Bernardo Villalba Frías, An Analytical Solution for Probabilistic Guarantees of Reservation Based Soft Real-Time Systems, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems  (Volume: 27, Issue: 3), 640 – 653, DOI 10.1109/TPDS.2015.2416732, Open Access Link,
  6. X. Alameda-Pineda, Y. Yan, E. Ricci, O. Lanz and N. Sebe, Analyzing Free-standing Conversational Groups: A Multimodal Approach, MM ’15 Proceedings of the 23rd ACM international conference on Multimedia, 5-14, DOI 10.1145/2733373.2806238
  7. S. Tulyakov, R. Vieriu, E. Sangineto and N. Sebe, FaceCept3D: Real Time 3D Face Tracking and Analysis, The IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV) Workshops, 2015, 28-33.
  8. A. McNeill and L. Coventry, An Appraisal-Based Approach to the Stigma of Walker-UseHuman Aspects of IT for the Aged Population. Design for AgingVolume 9193 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 250-261, DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-20892-3_25 Open Access Link
  9. S. Wakolbinger, J. Birchbauer and S. Küberl Gait Analysis on the move: The Infinite Gait Walkway, ET International Conference on Technologies for Active and Assisted Living — TechAAL 2015, DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.45591 , Open Access Link
  10. X. Alameda-Pineda, J. Staiano, R. Subramanian, L. Batrinca, E. Ricci, B. Lepri, O. Lanz, N. Sebe, SALSA: A Novel Dataset for Multimodal Group Behavior Analysis., IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, DOI 10.1109/TPAMI.2015.2496269, Open Access Link

Public Deliverables (approved by the EC)

WP1: User Centric Design

  1. D1.1, Lynne Coventry, Andrew McNeill, Jake Pywell, Privacy Report, download
  2. D1.3, Antonella De Angeli, Maria Paola Paladino, Lynne Coventry, Stefano Targher, Andrew McNeill, Motivation and persuasion report, download
  3. D1.5, Andrew McNeill, Lynne Coventry, Longitudinal Tracking – Diary Study, download
  4. D1.6, Andrew McNeill, Lynne Coventry, Ignacio Peinado, Cristina Sandoval, Maria Julia Silla, User Requirements, downloads

WP2: Modelling

WP3: Perception of Users and Environment

  1. Johannes Scheiblauer, Pashalis Padeleris, Sergey Tulyakov, David Macii, Daniele Fontanelli, Josef Alois Birchbauer, User perception and platform localization:  First results on holistic user awareness and FriWalk localization, download

WP4: Conception of social activities

  1. D4.5, Ivo Ramos, Cesar Mediavilla, Maurizio Marchese, Marcelo Rodas, User communities creations based on user’s profile matching (static profile): social network creation and evolution in older adults communities, download