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Publications

The following is a list of publications that have resulted from work completed by researchers involved with the IATSL. For re-print information please contact Dr. Alex Mihailidis.

Edited Books

  1. Mihailidis, A., Boger, J., Kautz, H. and Normie, L. (2008). Technology and Aging: Selected Papers from the 2007 International Conference on Technology and Aging. IOS Press: Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
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  2. Bardram, J., Mihailidis, A. and Wan, D. (2006). Pervasive Computing in Healthcare.CRC Press. ISBN: 084933621X.

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Monographs

  1. Mihailidis, A., Boger, J., Hoey, J., and Jiancaro, T. (2011). Zero Effort Technologies: Considerations, Challenges and Use in Health, Wellness, and Rehabilitation. In R. M. Baecker, (Ed.), Synthesis Lectures on Assistive, Rehabilitative, and Health-Preserving Technologies. San Rafael, CA: Morgan & Claypool Publishers. ISBN: 9781608455195. DOI: 10.2200/S00380ED1V01Y201108ARH002.

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Chapters in Books

  1. Hoey, J. and Mihailidis, A. (in review). People, Sensors, Decisions: Customizable and Adaptive Technologies for Healthcare. In L.E. Sucar, E. Morales and J. Hoey (Eds.), Decisions Theory Models for Applications in Artificial Intelligence: Concepts and Solutions. IGI Global.
  2. Mihailidis, A. and Hoey, J. (in review). Machine Learning in Assistive Technology. In: Michael Lightner (ed). Publisher TBD.
  3. Maki, B.E., Cheng, K.C., Corbeil, C., Fernie, G.R., Gorski, S., King, E.C., Holliday, P.J., Lee, T.A., Liu, B.A., Mansfield, A., McIlroy, W.E., McKay, S.M., Mihailidis, A., Perry, S.D., Peters, A.L., Popovic, M.R., Pratt, J., Scovil, C.Y., Tung, J.Y. (in press, 2011). Interventions to prevent falls by promoting more effective balance-recovery reactions. In M. Vincent and T. Moreau (Eds.), Accidental Falls: Causes, Preventions and Interventions. Nova Science Publishers. Hauppage, NY.
  4. Mihailidis, A., Boger, J., Czarnuch, S., Nagdee, T., and Hoey, J. (2012). Ambient Assisted Living Technology to Support Older Adults with Dementia with Activities of Daily Living: Key Concepts and the State of the Art. In Juan Carlos Augusto, Michael Huch, Achilles Kameas, Julie Maitland, Paul McCullagh, Jean Roberts, Andrew Sixsmith, Reiner Wichert (Eds.), Handbook of Ambient Assisted Living - Technology for Healthcare, Rehabilitation and Well-being. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: IOS Press. ISBN: 978-1-60750-836-6.
  5. Adlam, T., Carey-Smith, B., Evans, N., Orpwood, R., Boger, J. and Mihailidis, A. (2009). Implementing Monitoring and Technological Interventions in Smart Homes for People with Dementia: Case Studies. In B. Gottfried & H. Aghajan (Eds.), Behaviour Monitoring and Interpretation - BMI: Smart Environments: IOS Press, ISBN: 978-1-60750-048-3.
  6. Mihailidis, A. and LoPresti, E.F. (2006).  Cognitive Assistive Technology.  In M. Akay (Ed.), Wiley Encyclopaedia of Biomedical Engineering. Hoboken, NJ:  John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, ISBN: 0-471-24967-X.

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Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

  1. How T., Wang, R., and Mihailidis, A.  (in review). Evaluation of an intelligent wheelchair system for older adults with cognitive impairments. Journal of Neuroengineering and Rehabilitation.
  2. Boger, J., Arcelus, A. and Mihailidis, A. (in press). Themes learned through the development of intelligent environments that support healthy well-being. Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments.
  3. Czarnuch, S. and Mihailidis, A. (in review). An efficacy study of the COACH in a real-world deployment. Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments (Thematic Issue on Designing and Deploying Intelligent Environments).
  4. Wang, R., Korotchenko, A., Hurd Clarke, L. Mortenson, B. and  Mihailidis, A. (in review). Power mobility with collision avoidance for older adults: User, caregiver and prescriber perspectives. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development.
  5. Wilson, R., Rochon, E., Mihailidis, A. and Leonard, C. (2013). Quantitative analysis of formal caregivers' use of communication strategies while assisting individuals with moderate and severe Alzheimer's disease during oral care. Journal of Communication Disorders, 46(3), 249-263. doi: 10.1016/j.jcomdis.2013.01.004
  6. Boger, J., Craig, T. and Mihailidis, A. (2013). Examining the impact of familiarity on faucet usability for older adults with dementia. BMC Geriatrics, 13(63), online. doi: 10.1186/1471-2318-13-63
  7. Jiancaro, T., Jamieson, G. A., & Mihailidis, A. (2013). Twenty Years of Cognitive Work Analysis in Health Care A Scoping Review. Journal of Cognitive Engineering and Decision Making, avialble online. doi:10.1177/1555343413488391
  8. Grzes, M., Hoey, J., Khan, S., Mihailidis, A., Czarnuch, S., Jackson, D. and Monk, A. (in review). Relational approach to knowledge engineering for POMDP-based assistance systems as a translation of a psychological model. International Journal of Approximate Reasoning.
  9. Wilson, R, Rochon, E., Leonard, C. and Mihailidis, A. (in press). Formal caregiver’s perceptions of effective communication strategies while assisting residents with Alzheimer’s disease during activities of daily living. Canadian Journal of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.
  10. Leuty, V., Boger, J., Young, L., Hoey, J. and Mihailidis, A. (2013). Engaging Older Adults with Dementia in Creative Occupations Using Artificially Intelligent Assistive Technology. Assistive Technology, 25(2), 72-79.
  11. Young, V. and Mihailidis, A. (in press).  The CARES Corpus: A database of older adult actor simulated emergency dialogue for developing a personal emergency response system. International Journal of Speech Technology.
  12. Rashidi, P. and Mihailidis, A. (2013). A Survey on Ambient-Assisted Living Tools for Older Adults. IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, 17(3), 579-590. doi: 10.1109/jbhi.2012.2234129
  13. Boger, J., Quraishi, M., Turcotte, N. and Dunal, L. (2013). The Identification of Assistive Technologies Being Used to Support the Daily Occupations of Community-dwelling Older Adults with Dementia: A Cross-sectional Pilot Study. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, early online, 1-14. doi: 10.3109/17483107.2013.785035
  14. Taati, B., Snoek, J. and A. Mihailidis. (2013). Video Analysis for Identifying Human Operation Difficulties and Faucet Usability Assessment. Neurocomputing, 100(16), 163-169. doi:10.1016/j.neucom.2011.10.041
  15. Leung, R., Zeller, R., Walker, K., Krauel, K., Mihailidis, A., Agur, A., Carnahan, H., Wang, D. and Zabjek, K. (2013). Towards the development of a haptic simulator of surgical gestures in orthopaedic spine surgery. Studies in health technology and informatics, 184, 254-60.
  16. Snoek J., Adams R. P. and Larochelle H. (2012). Nonparametric Guidance of Autoencoder Representations using Label Information. Journal of Machine Learning Research, 13(Sep), 2567-2588.
  17. Bimbrahw, J., Boger, J. and Mihailidis, A. (2012). Investigating the Efficacy of a Computerized Prompting Device to Assist Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder with Activities of Daily Living. Assistive Technology, 24(4), 286-298. doi: 10.1080/10400435.2012.680661
  18. Jamieson, M., Eskin, Y., Fazly, A., Stevenson, S. and Dickinson, S. (2012). Discovering Hierarchical Object Models from Captioned Images. Computer Vision and Image Understanding, 116(7), 842-853. doi: 10.1016/j.cviu.2012.03.002
  19. Wilson, R., Rochon, E., Mihailidis, A. and Leonard, C. (2012). Examining success of communication strategies used by formal caregivers assisting individuals with Alzheimer's disease during an activity of daily living. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 55(2), 328-341. doi:10.1044/1092-4388
  20. Lu, E., Wang, R., Huq, R., Gardner, D., Karam, P., Zabjek, K., Hébert, D., Boger, J. and Mihailidis, A. (2012). Development of a robotic device for upper limb stroke rehabilitation: A user-centered design approach. Paladyn. Journal of Behavioral Robotics, 2(4), 176-184. doi:10.2478/s13230-012-0009-0
  21. Wang, R. H., Mihailidis, A., Dutta, T. and Fernie, G. R. (2011). Usability testing of multimodal feedback interface and simulated collision-avoidance power wheelchair for long-term-care home residents with cognitive impairments. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 48(6), 801-22. doi:10.1682/JRRD.2010.08.0147
  22. Czarnuch, S. and Mihailidis, A. (2011). The design of intelligent in-home assistive technologies: Assessing the needs of older adults with dementia and their caregivers. Gerontechnology, 10(3), 165-178. doi:10.4017/gt.2011.10.3.005.00
  23. Lu, E., Wang, R., Hebert, D., Boger, J., Galea, M., and Mihailidis, A. (2011). The development of an upper limb stroke rehabilitation robot: Identification of clinical practices and design requirements through a survey of therapists. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, 6(5), 420-431. doi:10.3109/17483107.2010.544370
  24. Kan, P., Huq, R., Hoey, J., Goestschalckx, R. and Mihailidis, A. (2011) The development of an adaptive upper-limb stroke rehabilitation robotic system. Journal of Neuroengineering and Rehabilitation, 8(33). doi:10.1186/1743-0003-8-33.
  25. Boger, J. and Mihailidis, A. (2011). The Future of Intelligent Assistive Technologies for Cognition: Devices Under Development to Support Independent Living and Aging-with-Choice. NeuroRehabilitation, 28(3), 271-280. doi:10.3233/NRE-2011-0655
  26. Green, S., Boger, J. and Mihailidis, A. (2011). Toward enabling winter occupations: testing a winter coat designed for older adults. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 78(1), 57-64.
  27. Boger, J., Hoey, J., Fenton, K., Craig, T. and Mihailidis, A. (2010). Using actors to develop technologies for older adults with dementia: A pilot study. Gerontechnology, 9(4), 450-463 . doi:10.4017/gt.2010.09.04.001.00
  28. Mihailidis, A., Blunsden, S., Boger, J., Richards, B., Zutis, K., Young, L. and Hoey, J. (2010). Towards the Development of a Technology for Art Therapy and Dementia: Definition of Needs and Design Constraints. Arts in Psychotherapy, 37(4), 293-300. doi:10.1016/j.aip.2010.05.004
  29. Blain, S., Power, S., Sedjic, E. Mihailidis, A. and Chau, T. (2010). A cardiorespiratory classifier of voluntary and involuntary electrodermal activity. Biomedical Engineering Online, 9(11). doi:10.1186/1475-925X-9-11
  30. Young, V. and Mihailidis, A. (2010). Difficulties in Automatic Speech Recognition of dysarthric speakers and the implications for speech-based applications used by the elderly: A literature review. Assistive Technology Journal, 22(2), 99-112. doi:10.1080/10400435.2010.483646.
  31. Hoey, J., Von Bertoldi, A., Craig, T., Poupart, P. and Mihailidis, A. (2010). Automated Handwashing Assistance For Persons With Dementia Using Video and A Partially Observable Markov Decision Process. Computer Vision and Image Understanding, 114(5), 503-519. (Special Issue on Computer Vision Systems). doi: 10.1016/j.cviu.2009.06.008
  32. Marschollek, M., Haux, R., Howe, J., Mihailidis, A., Ludwig, W., Wolf, K., Plischke, M. (2009). People’s perceptions and expectations of assistive health-enabling technologies—An empirical study in Germany. Assistive Technology, 21(2), 86-93. doi:10.1080/10400430903050460
  33. Lam, P., Hebert, D., Boger, J., Lacheray, H., Gardner, D., Apkarian, J. and Mihailidis, A. (2008). A haptic-robotic platform for upper-limb reaching stroke therapy: Preliminary design and evaluation results. Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, 5(15). doi: 10.1186/1743-0003-5-15
  34. Silva, J., Torres, J., Chau, T. and Mihailidis, A. (2008).  A novel asynchronous access method with binary interfaces. Journal of Neuroengineering and Rehabilitiation, 5(24). doi:10.1186/1743-0003-5-24
  35. Hamill, M., Young, V., Boger, J. and Mihailidis, A. (2009). Development of an automated speech recognition interface for personal emergency response systems. Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, 6(26). doi:10.1186/1743-0003-6-26
  36. Snoek, J., Hoey, J., Stewart, L., Zemel, R. and Mihailidis, A. (2009). Automated detection of unusual events on stairs. Image and Vision Computing, 27(1-2),135-166. doi:10.1016/j.imavis.2008.04.021
  37. Mihailidis, A., Boger, J., Craig, T. and Hoey, J. (2008). The COACH prompting system to assist older adults with dementia through handwashing: An efficacy study. BMC Geriatrics, 8(28). doi:10.1186/1471-2318-8-28
  38. Blain, S., Chau, T. and Mihailidis, A. (2008). Peripheral Autonomic Signals as Access Pathways for Individuals with Severe Disabilities: A Literature Appraisal. The Open Rehabilitation Journal, 1, 27-37. doi:10.2174/1874943700801010027
  39. Mihailidis, A., Cockburn, A, Longley, C. and Boger, J. (2008).  The acceptability of home monitoring technology among community-dwelling older adults and baby boomers.  Assistive Technology, 20(1), 1-12. doi:10.1080/10400435.2008.10131927
  40. Blain, S., Mihailidis, A. and Chau, T. (2008). Assessing the potential of electrodermal activity as an alternative access pathway. Medical Engineering & Physics, 30(4), 498-505. doi:10.1016/j.medengphy.2007.05.015
  41. Wilson, R., Rochon, E., Mihailidis, A., Leonard, C., Lim, M. and Cole, A. (2007). Examining effective communication strategies used by formal caregivers when interacting with Alzheimer's disease residents during an activity of daily living (ADL). Brain and Language, 103(1-2), 199-200. doi:10.1016/j.bandl.2007.07.126
  42. Mihailidis, A., Boger, J., Canido, M. and Hoey, J. (2007).  The use of an intelligent prompting system for people with dementia: A case study. ACM Interactions (Special issue on Designing for seniors: innovations for graying times) , 14(4), 34‑37. doi:10.1145/1273961.1273982
  43. Mihailidis, A., Elinas, P., Boger, J. and Hoey, J. (2007). An Intelligent Powered Wheelchair to Enable Mobility of Cognitively Impaired Older Adults:  An Anti-Collision System. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems & Rehabilitation Engineering, 15(1), 136-143. doi:10.1109/TNSRE.2007.891385
  44. Dry, A., Colantonio, A., Cameron, J. and Mihailidis, A. (2006). Technology in the lives of women who have memory impairment as a result of traumatic brain injury. Assistive Technology, 18(2), 170-180. doi:10.1080/10400435.2006.10131916
  45. Mihailidis, A., Krones, L. and Boger, J. (2006). Assistive Computing Devices: A Pilot Study to Explore Nurses' Preferences and Needs. CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing,
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  46. Labelle, K. and Mihailidis, A. (2006).The Use of Automated Prompting to Facilitate Handwashing in Persons With Dementia. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 60(4), 442-450. doi: 10.5014/ajot.60.4.442
  47. Tam, T., Dolan, A., Boger, J. and Mihailidis, A. (2006). An Intelligent Emergency Response System: Preliminary Development and Testing of a Functional Health Monitoring System. Gerontechnology, 4(4), 209-222. doi:10.4017/gt.2006.04.04.005.00
  48. Boger, J., Hoey, J., Poupart, P., Boutilier, C., Fernie, G. and Mihailidis, A. (2006). A Planning System Based on Markov Decision Processes to Guide People with Dementia Through Activities of Daily Living. IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in BioMedicine, 10(2), 323-333. doi:10.1109/TITB.2006.864480
  49. Lee, T. and Mihailidis, A. (2005). An intelligent emergency response system: preliminary development and testing of automated fall detection. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, 11(4), 194-198. doi:10.1258/1357633054068946
  50. Wilson, R., Rochon, E. and Mihailidis, A. (2005). The Alzheimer patient-formal caregiver dyad: An investigation of optimal verbal and non-verbal components of successful communication. The Canadian Journal of Geriatric Medicine & Psychiatry, 8(3), 113.
  51. Holliday, P.J., Mihailidis, A., Rolfson, R. and Fernie, G. (2005). Understanding and measuring powered wheelchair mobility and manoeuvrability: Part I - Reach in confined spaces. Disability and Rehabilitation, 27(16), 939-949. doi: 10.1080/09638280500052799
  52. Mihailidis, A., Carmichael, B. and Boger, J. (2004). The use of computer vision in an intelligent environment to support aging-in-place, safety, and independence in the home. IEEE Transaction on Information Technology in Biomedicine (Special Issue on Pervasive Healthcare), 8(3), 238-247. doi:10.1109/TITB.2004.834386
  53. Mihailidis, A., Barbenel, J.C. and Fernie, G. (2004). The efficacy of an intelligent cognitive orthosis to facilitate handwashing by persons with moderate-to-severe dementia. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 14(1/2), 135-171. doi:10.1080/09602010343000156
  54. LoPresti, E.F., Mihailidis, A. and Kirsch, N. (2004). Assistive technology for cognitive rehabilitation: State of the art. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 14(1/2), 5-39. doi:10.1080/09602010343000101
  55. Mihailidis, A. and Fernie, G. (2002). Context-aware assistive devices for older adults with dementia. Gerontechnology, 2(2), 173-189. doi:10.4017/gt.2002.02.02.002.00
  56. Mihailidis, A., Fernie, G. and Barbenel, J.C. (2001). The use of artificial intelligence in the design of an intelligent cognitive orthosis for people with dementia, Assistive Technology, 13(1), 23-39. doi:10.1080/10400435.2001.10132031
  57. Mihailidis, A., Fernie, G. and Cleghorn, W.L. (2000). The development of a computerized cueing device to help people with dementia to be more independent, Technology & Disability, 13(1), 23-40.

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Peer-Reviewed: Conference Proceedings

  1. Viswanathan, P., Wang, R. H. and Mihailidis, A. (accepted, 2013). Wizard-of-Oz and Mixed-Methods Studies to Inform Intelligent Wheelchair Design for Older Adults with Dementia. 12th European AAATE Conference, 19-22 Sept, Vilamoura, Portugal.
  2. Akl, A., Taati, B., and Mihailidis, A. (submitted). Discriminating Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment Using Machine Learning Algorithms. UbiComp 2013, Sep 8-12, Zurich, Switzerland.
  3. Viswanathan, P., Wang, R.H. and the CanWheel Research Team. (2013). Evaluation of Intelligent Powered Wheelchairs. Workshop accepted at International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR) Conference, June 24-26, Seattle, WA.
  4. Viswanathan, P., Wang,  R., Urdiales Garcia, C., Mandel, C., Routhier, F., Arthanat, S. &  Moffatt, K.  (submitted). Evaluation of Intelligent Powered Wheelchairs. Workshop at the 13th International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR), June 24-26, Seattle, WA.
  5. Huq R., Wang, R., Lu E., Hébert, D., Lacheray, H. and Mihailidis, A. (submitted). Development of a Fuzzy Logic Based Intelligent System for Autonomous Guidance of Post-stroke Rehabilitation Exercise. 13th International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR), June 24-26, Seattle, WA.
  6. Begum, M., Wang, R., Huq, R., and Mihailidis, A. (submitted). Performance of Daily Activities by Older Adults with Dementia: The Role of an Assistive Robot. 13th International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR), June 24-26, Seattle, WA.
  7. Wang, R., Viswanathan, P., Czarnuch, S., Boger, J., Nejat, G. and Mihailidis, A. (2013). Developing advanced assistive technologies for older adults with dementia: Lessons learned. RESNA, June 20-24, Bellevue, WA.
  8. Viswanathan, P., Little, J., Mackworth, A., How, T., Wang, R., and Mihailidis, A. (2013). Intelligent wheelchairs for cognitively-impaired older adults in Long-term care: A review. RESNA, June 20-24, Bellevue, WA.
  9. Kim, B., Mihailidis, A., Mitchell, I.M., TalebiFard, P., Viswanathan, P., Wang, R.H. and the CanWheel Research Team. (2013). Collaboratively controlled intelligent robotic wheelchairs: Capabilities and user interfaces. Workshop for RESNA, June 20-24, Bellevue, WA.
  10. Grover, L., Arcelus, A., Wang, R., Huq, R., Zabjek, K., Hebert, D. and Mihailidis, A. (2013). Investigation of EMG fatigue patterns while using an upper limb rehabilitation robotic device. RESNA, June 20-24, Bellevue, WA.
  11. Trentham, B., Jimmo, J., Bhatnagar, M. and Mihailidis, A. (2013). Enabling senior citizenship through interdisciplinary collaboration: The Age-CAP App. CAOT conference, May 29-June 1, Victoria, BC.
  12. Arcelus, A., Sardar, M., and Mihailidis, A. (2013). Design of a capacitive ECG sensor for unobtrusive heart rate measurements. IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (I2MTC), 6-9 May, Minneapolis, MN.
  13. How, T.V., Chee, J., Wan, E. and Mihailidis, A. (2013). MyWalk: A mobile app for gait asymmetry rehabilitation in the community. 7th International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare, May 5-8, Venice, Italy.
  14. Hwang, A. & Hoey, J. (2013). DIY Smart Home: Narrowing the gap between users and technology [Extended abstract].  Interactive Machine Learning Workshop, International Conference Intelligent User Interfaces, March 19, Santa Monica, CA.
  15. Snoek J., Adams R. P. and Zemel R. S. (2013). Modeling inter-neuron inhibition with determinantal point processes. Computational and Systems Neuroscience (Cosyne), Feb 28-Mar 3, Salt Lake City, UT.
  16. Snoek, J., Larochelle H.and Adams R. P. (2012). Practical Bayesian Optimization of Machine Learning Algorithms. Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS), Dec 5-8, Lake Tahoe, NV.
  17. Boger, J., Wang, R. and Taati, B. (2012). Interdisciplinary Development of Intelligent Rehabilitation Technologies. Oral presentation at the International Conference on NeuroRehabilitation, Nov. 14-16, Toledo, Spain.
  18. Wang, R., Boger, J. and Taati, B. (2012). Creating Intelligent Rehabilitation Technology: An Interdisciplinary Effort. Workshop at the International Conference on NeuroRehabilitation, Nov. 14-16, Toledo, Spain.
  19. Snoek, J., Taati B. and Mihailidis, A. (2012) An Automated Machine Learning Approach Applied to Robotic Stroke Rehabilitation, AAAI Symposium on AI For Gerontechnology, Nov 2-4, Arlington, VA.
  20. Hwang, A. and Hoey, J. (2012). Smart home, the next generation: closing the gap between users and technology. Oral and poster presentation at AAAI Fall Symposium on AI for Gerontechnology, Nov 2-4, Arlington, VA.
  21. Viswanathan, P., Little, J., Mackworth, A. and Mihailidis, A. (2012). An Intelligent Powered Wheelchair for Users with Dementia: Case Studies with NOAH (Navigation and Obstacle Avoidance Help). AAAI Fall Symposium on AI for Gerontechnology, Nov 2-4, Arlington, VA.
  22. Eskin, Y. and Mihailidis, A. (2012). An Intelligent Nutritional Assessment System. AAAI Fall Symposium on AI for Gerontechnology. Nov 2-4, Arlington, VA.
  23. Wang, R.H. and Mihailidis, A. (2012). Robotics for Older Adults: Rehabilitation Applications for Body Functions and Structures, and Activities and Participation. Canadian Association on Gerontology (CAG) 41st Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting, Vancouver, October 18-20, 2012.
  24. Wang, R.H., Korotchenko, A., Mortenson, B., and Hurd Clarke, L. (2012). Powered Mobility with Collision Avoidance Technology for Older Adults: Perspectives of Users, Prescribers and Caregivers and the Implications for Design. CanWheel Cross Project Symposium: Understanding and improving power mobility use among older Canadians. Canadian Association on Gerontology (CAG) 41st Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting, Vancouver, October 18-20, 2012.
  25. G. S. Parra-Dominguez, B. Taati, and A. Mihailidis.(2012). 3D Human Motion Analysis to Detect Abnormal Events on Stairs. International Conference on 3D Imaging, Modeling, Processing, Visualization, Transmission (3DimPVT), Zurich, Switzerland, Oct 2012.
  26. Taati, B., Snoek, J., Aleman, D., Mihailidis, A. and Ghavamzadeh, A. (2012). Applying Collaborative Filtering Techniques to Data Mining in Bone Marrow Transplant Records.7th INFORMS Workshop on Data Mining and Health Informatics, Oct. 14-17, Phoenix, AZ.
  27. Wang, R.H., Hebert, D., Huq, R., Lu, E.C. and Mihailidis, A. (2012). Working towards clinical applicability and implementation of a robotic stroke rehabilitation system for the upper limb. 3rd Canadian Stroke Congress, Sep 29-Oct 2, Calgary, AB.
  28. Taati, B., Campos, J., Griffiths, J., Gridseth, M. and Mihailidis, A. (2012) Towards a real-time, configurable, and affordable system for inducing sensory conflicts in a virtual environment for post-stroke mobility rehabilitation: vision-based categorization of motion impairments. International Conference on Disability, Virtual Reality and Associated Technologies (ICDVRAT), Sep 10–12, Laval, France.
  29. Jiancaro, T., & Mihailidis, A. (2012). Alzheimer’s, Technology and Home: A Best Practices Design Guide. 44th Annual Nordic Ergonomics Society Conference. Stockholm, Sweden: KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Aug 19-22, Stockholm, Sweden.
  30. Taati, B., Boger, J., Snoek, J. and Mihailidis, A. (2012). Assessment of product use by older adults with dementia: Automated Video Analysis. Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC), July 14-19, Vancouver, BC.
  31. Boger, J., Taati, B. and Mihailidis, A. (2012). Assessing the Usability of Water Taps by Older Adults with Dementia. Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC), July 14-19, Vancouver, BC.
  32. Boger, J., Taati, B. and Mihailidis, A. (2012). Assessment of product use by older adults with dementia: Defining and analysing usability. Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC), July 14-19, Vancouver, BC.

  33. Viswanathan, P., Little, J., Mackworth, A. and Mihailidis, A. (2012). Evaluation of the Navigation and Obstacle Avoidance Help (NOAH) system for Wheelchair Users with Cognitive Impairment. Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC), July 14-19, Vancouver, BC.
  34. Czarnuch, S. and Mihailidis, A. (2012). The COACH: A real-world effectiveness study. Paper presented at the Canadian Student Health Research Forum, Winnepeg, MB.
  35. Czarnuch, S. and Mihailidis, A. (2012). The COACH: A real-world efficacy study. Paper presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC), July 14-19, Vancouver, BC.
  36. Hwang A., Truong K., & Mihailidis A. (2012). Determining the needs of informal caregivers for smart home user interfaces: a first look.  Poster presentation at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC), July 14-19, Vancouver, BC.
  37. Hwang, A., Truong, K. and Mihailidis, A. (2012). Using participatory design to determine the needs of informal caregivers for smart home user interfaces. Oral presentation of full paper at the 6th International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare, May 21-24, San Diego, CA.
  38. Snoek, J., Adams, R. P. and Larochelle, H. (2012). On Nonparametric Guidance for Learning Autoencoder Representations, Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Statistics, April 21-23, La Palma, Spain.
  39. Taati, B., Wang, R., Huq, R., Snoek, J. and Mihailidis, A. (2012). Vision-Based Posture Assessment to Detect and Categorize Compensation During Robotic Rehabilitation Therapy. The 4th IEEE/RAS-EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob 2012), June 24-28, Rome, Italy.
  40. Taati, J. Snoek, D. Aleman, A. Mihailidis, and A. Ghavamzadeh. (2012). Machine Learning Techniques for Data Mining in Bone Marrow Transplant Records. The 54th Annual conference of the Canadian Operational Research Society (CORS) (invited oral presentation).
  41. Huq, R., Lu, E., Wang, R., and Mihailidis, A. (2012) Development of a Portable Robot and Graphical User Interface for Haptic Rehabilitation Exercise. In the IEEE International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics, June 24-28, Rome, Italy.
  42. Rudzicz, Frank, Rozanne Wilson, Alex Mihailidis, Elizabeth Rochon, and Carol Leonard (2012). Communication strategies for a computerized caregiver for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease. In Proceedings of the Third Workshop on Speech and Language Processing for Assistive Technologies (SLPAT2012) at the 13th Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL 2012), 8 June, Montreal, QC.
  43. Czarnuch, S. and Mihailidis, A. (2011). The COACH prompting system: Determining and understanding the needs of caregivers and older adults with dementia. Paper presented at the 6th Annual Canadian Conference on Dementia, Montreal, QC, October 27-29.
  44. Belshaw, M., Taati, B., Snoek, J., and Mihailidis, A. (2011). Towards a Single Sensor Passive Solution for Automated Fall Detection. International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC'11), Boston, MA, USA, Aug-Sep 2011.
  45. Taati, B., Snoek, J. and Mihailidis, A. (2011). Towards Aging-In-Place: Automatic Assessment of Product Usability for Older Adults with Dementia. IEEE Conference on Healthcare Informatics, Imaging, and Systems Biology (IEEE-HISB), July, San Jose, CA.
  46. Grzes, M., Hoey, J., Khan, S., Mihailidis, A., Czarnuch, S., Jackson, D. and Monk, A.F. (2011). Relational Approach to Knowledge Engineering for POMDP-based Assistance Systems with Encoding of a Psychological Model. KEPS: 21st International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling Freiburg, Germany.
  47. Huq, R., Kan, P., Goetschalckx, R., Hebert, D., Hoey, J. and Mihailidis, A. (2011). A decision-theoretic approach in the design of an adaptive upper-limb stroke rehabilitation robot. The IEEE International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR), Zurich, Switzerland, June 29 – July 1, 589-596.
  48. How, T., Wang, R. and Mihailidis, A. (2011). Clinical Evaluation of the Intelligent Wheelchair System. Festival of Intl Conf on Caregiving, Disability, Aging and Technology (FICCDAT), Toronto, Canada, June 5-8. Winner of Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA) Student Scientific Paper Competition.
  49. Czarnuch, S., Boger, J. and Mihailidis, A. (2011). COACH@Home: An ambient assistive living technology for people with dementia. Festival of International Conferences on Caregiving, Disability, Aging, and Technology, Toronto, ON, June 5-8.
  50. Boger, J., Astell, A. and Nygård, L. (2011). The appropriate design of technologies to support people living with dementia. Workshop at ICTA, Toronto, ON, June 5-8.
  51. Flagg, A., Boger, J. and Mihailidis, A. (2011). An intelligent toothbrush. Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA), Toronto, Canada, June 5-8.
  52. Lu, E., Wang, R., Boger, J., Hebert, D. and Mihailidis, A. (2011). Development of a rehabilitation robot: National differences in therapist practice. Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA), Toronto, Canada, June 5–8.
  53. Quraishi, M., Turcotte, N., Dunal, L. and Boger, J. (2011). An assessment tool to identify assistive technolgies used to support community-dwelling older adults with dementia. Festival of International Conferences on Caregiving, Disability, Aging, and Technology, Toronto, Canada, June 5-8.
  54. Viswanathan, P., Alimi, P., Little, J., Mackworth, A. and Mihailidis, A. (2011). Navigation assistance for intelligent wheelchairs. Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA), Toronto, Canada, June 5–8.
  55. Wang, R., Kontos, P., Carswell, A., Naglie, G., Mihailidis, A. and Fernie, G. (2011). Qualitative methods in powered wheelchair design for older adults with dementia. Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA), Toronto, Canada, June 5–8.
  56. Young, V. and Mihailidis, A. (2011). Development of the CARES corpus for improving personal emergency response systems. Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA), Toronto, Canada, June 5 – 8.
  57. Astell, A., Eskin, Y., Williams, L., Hwang, F., Adlam, T. and Mihailidis, A. (2011). Assessing nutritional status in the NANA project. Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA), Toronto, Canada, June 5 – 8.
  58. Chang, S., Kotska, D. and Mihailidis, A. (2011). A smart floor tile for autonomous and passive physiological monitoring. Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA), Toronto, Canada, June 5 – 8.
  59. Taati, B. and Mihailidis, A. (2011). Automatic Assessment of Product Design Usability - A Design Methodology. Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA), Toronto, Canada, June 5-8.
  60. Belshaw, M., Taati, B., Giesbrecht, D. and Mihailidis, A. (2011). Intelligent Vision-Based Fall Detection System. Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA), Toronto, Canada, June 5-8.
  61. Viswanathan, P., Little, J., Mackworth, A. and Mihailidis, A. (2011). Adaptive Navigation Assistance for Visually-Impaired Wheelchair Users. IROS Workshop on New and Emerging Technologies in Assistive Robotics, San Francisco, CA.
  62. Viswanathan, P., Little, J., Mackworth, A. and Mihailidis, A., (2011). Navigation and Obstacle Avoidance Help (NOAH) for Older Adults with Cognitive Impairment: A Pilot Study. ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS), Dundee, Scotland.
  63. Bimbrahw, J., Boger, J., Monroy, V. and Mihailidis, A. (2010). The Development of an Automated Prompting System to Help Teach Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder Self-Care Activities. Poster presented at the 2010 Geneva Centre for Autism International Symposium, Toronto, ON.
  64. Viswanathan, P., Little, J., Mackworth, A. and Mihailidis, A. (2010). Adaptive Prompting for Intelligent Wheelchairs. Presented in NIPS Workshop on Machine Learning for Assistive Technologies, Whistler, BC.
  65. Hoey, J., Zutis, K., Leuty, V., Mihailidis, A. (2010). A tool to promote prolonged engagement in art therapy: Design and development from art therapist requirement. ACM SIGCHI Assets Conference, Orlando, FL.
  66. Jamieson, M., Eskin, Y., Fazly, A., Stevenson, S. and Dickinson, S. (2010). Discovering Multipart Appearance Models from Captioned Images. European Conference on Computer Vision, Crete, Greece.
  67. Snoek, J., Taati, B. Eskin, Y., Mihailidis, A. (June 2010). Automatic segmentation of video to aid the study of faucet usability for older adults. IEEE International Workshop on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) for Human Communicative Behaviour Analysis, San Francisco, CA.
  68. Taati, B., Snoek, J., Giesbrecht, D., Mihailidis, A. (June 2010). Water flow detection in a handwashing task. Proceedings of the 7th Canadian Conference on Computer and Robot vision, Ottawa, ON.
  69. Viswanathan, P., Little, J., Mackworth, A. and Mihailidis, A. (2010). The Future of Powered Mobility: Intelligent Wheelchairs. Symposium on Wheelchair Mobility in Older Adults: Are We Ready to Roll?, International Society for Gerontology (ISG) 7th World Conference, pp. 137-141, Vancouver, BC.
  70. Wilson, R., Rochon, E. and Mihailidis, A. (May 2010). Examining effective communication stategies employed by caregivers assisting individulas with Alzheimer's disease during oral care. Gerontehnology 2010, 9(2), 339; Vancouver, BC. doi:10.4017/gt.2010.09.02.190.00
  71. Turcotte, N., Quraishi, M., Dunal, L. and Boger, J. (May 2010). Assistive technology used to support community-dwelling older adults with dementia. Gerontechnology 2010, 9(2), 70 & 335; Vancouver, BC. doi:10.4017/gt.2010.09.02.187.00
  72. Young, V. and Mihailidis, A. (May 2010). An automated, speech-based emergency response system for the older adult. Gerontechnology 2010, 9(2), 261; Vancouver, BC. doi:10.4017/gt.2010.09.02.218.00
  73. How, T. and Mihailidis, A. (May 2010). Anti-collision and navigation system for powered wheelchairs. Gerontechnology 2010, 9(2), 289; Vancouver, BC. doi:10.4017/gt.2010.09.02.138.00
  74. Snoek, J., Taati, B. and Mihailidis, A. (May 2010). Automated detection of falls in the home: Current challenges and future directions. Gerontechnology 2010, 9(2), 248; Vancouver, BC. doi:10.4017/gt.2010.09.02.225.00
  75. Badun, M., Mihailidis, A.,Trentham, B. (May 2010). Medical professionals’ knowledge and perception of occupational therapy. Paper presentation at the Annual Conference of the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapist (CAOT), Halifax, NS.
  76. Blunsden, S., Richards, B., Bartindale, T., Jackson, D., Olivier, P., Boger, J., Mihailidis, A. and Hoey, J. (2009). Design and Prototype of a Device to Engage Cognitively Disabled Older Adults in Visual Artwork. Proceedings of the ACM 2nd International Conference on Pervasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA), Corfu, Greece.
  77. Kalales, D., Ribaille, C., Boger, J., Monroy, V. and Mihailidis, A. (2008).  Prompting strategies used to develop handwashing skills in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).  Poster presented at the Geneva Centre for Autism International Symposium, Toronto, ON.
  78. Mihailidis, A., Boger, J., Fenton, K., Craig, T. and Li, Z. (2008). The impact of familiarity on the usability of everyday products for older adults with Alzheimer’s disease. 11th International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders (ICAD), Chicago, IL.
  79. Viswanathan, P., Mackworth, A., Little, J., Hoey, J. and Mihailidis, A. (2008) NOAH for wheelchair users with cognitive impairment: Navigation and Obstacle Avoidance Help. AAAI Fall Symposium on AI in Eldercare: New Solutions to Old Problems, pp 150-152, Washington D.C.
  80. Allin, S., Beach, C., Mitz, A. and Mihailidis, A. (in review, 2008). Video based analysis of standing balance in a community center. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Conference (EMBC), Vancouver, BC.
  81. Kan P., Hoey J. and Mihailidis, A. (2008). Automated upper extremity rehabilitation for stroke patients using a partially observable Markov decision process. AAAI 2008 Fall Symposium on AI in Eldercare: New Solutions to Old Problems, Arlington, VA.
  82. Allin, S. and Mihailidis, A. (in review, 2008). Low-cost, automated assessment of sit-to-stand movement in ‘natural’ environments. Special Session on Measurements, Signal Processing, and Models for Human Movement and Posture Analysis. European Medical and Biological Engineering Confernece (EMBEC), Antwerp, Belgium.
  83. Allin, S., Beach, C., Mitz, A. and Mihailidis, A. (2008). Toward low-cost balance assessments in the elderly. Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA), Washington, DC, June 26 – 30, 2008.
  84. Wilson, R., Rochon, E., Mihailidis, Leonard, C., Lim, M. and Cole, A. (2007, October). Examining effective communication strategies used by formal caregivers when interacting with Alzheimer's disease residents during an activity of daily living (ADL). Poster presented at the 45th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Aphasia, Washington, DC.
  85. Hoey, J., von Bertoldi, A., Poupart, P. and Mihailidis, A. (2007).  Assisting persons with dementia during handwashing using a partially observable Markov decision process. The 5th International Conference on Computer Vision Systems Conference, March 21 - 24, Bielefeld, Germany. Winner of the International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR) Best Paper award.
  86. Kan, P., Boutilier, C., Hebert, D., Hoey, J., Boger, J. and Mihailidis, A. (2007). The preliminary development of a POMDP controller for upper-limb stroke rehabilitation. Festival of Intl Conf on Caregiving, Disability, Aging and Technology (FICCDAT): The 2nd Intl Conf on Technology and Aging (ICTA), Toronto, Canada.
  87. von Bertoldi, A., Boger, J., Hoey, J., Poupart, P., Fernie, G., Boutilier, C. and Mihailidis, A. (2007). Autonomous guidance through handwashing for people with dementia using a partially observable Markov decision process. Paper presented at the 2nd International Conference on Technology and Aging (ICTA), Toronto, ON. In Assistive Technology Research Series, Volume 21: Technology and Aging, 43-50.
  88. Li, Z., Boger, J. and Mihailidis, A. (2007) The usability of water faucets for older adults with and without dementia: How important is familiarity? Poster presented at the 2nd International Conference on Technology and Aging (ICTA), Toronto, ON.
  89. Li, Y., Pavri, S., Boger, J.,  Mihailidis, A. and Fernie, G. (2007). Pedestrian behaviours at signalized crosswalk – the effect of temperature and time of day. Poster presented at the 2nd International Conference on Technology and Aging (ICTA), Toronto, ON.
  90. Boger, J., Beach, C., Snoek, J., Mitz, A. and Mihailidis, A. (2007). Identifying the risk of falling: An artificially intelligent tool to support a deployable falls prevention program for older adults. Poster presented at the 2nd International Conference on Technology and Aging (ICTA), Toronto, ON.
  91. Viswanathan, P., Boger, J., Hoey, J., Elinas, P., Little, J., Mackworth, A. and Mihailidis, A. (2007). An Intelligent Powered Wheelchair for Older Adults with Cognitive Impairments. Vancouver Society for Cognitive Science 2007 Conference:
    Robotics for Society, Vancouver, BC.
  92. Viswanathan, P., Boger, J., Hoey, J. and Mihailidis, A. (2007).  A comparison of stereovision and infrared as sensors for an anticollision powered wheelchair for older adults with cognitive impairments. 2nd International Conference on Technology and Aging (ICTA), Toronto, ON.
  93. Silva J., Dzura M., Mihailidis A. and Chau T. (2006). A Theory of Asynchronous Control with Low Information Capacity Interfaces. World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Seoul, Korea.
  94. Blain, S., Mihailidis, A. and Chau, T. (2006). Conscious Control of Electrodermal Activity: The Potential of Mental Exercises). 28th Annual International Conference IEEE Engineering Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS), New York, NY. August 30 – September 3, 2006.
  95. Chau, T., Eaton-Russel, C., Yeganegi M. and Blain, S. (2006). Investigation of experimental communication access pathways. 12th Biennial International Conference of the International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (ISAAC 2006), Düsseldorf, Germany. July 29th - August 5th, 2006.
  96. Silva J., McKeever P., Mihailidis A. and Chau T. (2006). The 'MOR-PLAY' Project: Designing a Robotic Play Tool with Young Power Wheelchair Users. Centre for the Study of Childhood and Youth International Conference, Sheffield, UK, July, 2006.
  97. Jasper Snoek, Jesse Hoey, Liam Stewart and Richard Zemel. (2006). Automated Detection and Recognition of Unusual Events on Stairs. In proc. Computer and Robot Vision, Quebec City, QC. June, 2006.
  98. Hoey, J., Gunn, D., Mihailidis, A., Elinas, P. (2006). Obstacle Avoidance Wheelchair System. International Conference on Robotics and Automation. Orlando, Florida, May 15 - 19.
  99. Jasper Snoek, Alex Mihailidis and Jesse Hoey. (2006). An Automated Tool For Detecting And Preventing Unsafe Stair Use By Older Adults. International Conference on Aging, Disability and Independence. St. Petersburg, FL. Feburary, 2006.
  100. Wilson, R., Rochon, E., & Mihailidis, A. (2006). Communicating with Alzheimer patients: Investigating successful communication strategies. Poster session presented at Cognitive Aging Conference 2006, Atlanta, GA, April 2006.
  101. Wilson, R., Boger, J., Mihailidis, A., & Rochon, E. (2006). Determining successful communication strategies during interactions between Alzheimer patients and formal caregivers. Poster session presented at Celebrating Innovations in Health Care Expo, Toronto, ON, April, 2006.
  102. Moore, T.C., Tong, A., Shoham, G., Lo, J., Parks, S., McGeer, A., Mihailidis, A., (2006). Comparing hand hygiene adherence rates for existing hand hygiene products with a new personal alcohol hand rub dispenser (GelFast). Canadian Hospital Infection Control Association (CHICA) Annual Conference, London, Ontario, May 6 - 10, 2006.
  103. Hoey, J., Poupart, P., Boutilier, C. and Mihailidis, A. (2005).  POMDP models for Assistive Technology.  Proceedings of the AAAI Fall Symposium on Caring Machines: AI in Eldercare, Washington, DC., November 6.
  104. Hoey, J., Poupart, P., Boutilier, C. and Mihailidis, A. (2005). Semi-supervised learning of a POMDP model of patient-caregiver interactions.  Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI) Workshop "Modeling Others from Observations", Edinburgh, Scotland, 101-110.
  105. Boger, J. Poupart, P., Hoey, J., Boutilier, C., Fernie, G. and Mihailidis, A.  (2005).  A decision-theoretic approach to task assistance for persons with dementia.  Proceedings of the Nineteenth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), Edinburgh, Scotland, 1293-1299.
  106. Mihailidis, A., Tam, T., McLean, M. and Lee, T. (2005). An intelligent health monitoring and emergency response system.   In: From Smart Homes to Smart Care, Eds: S. Giroux, H. Pigot, International Conference on Smart Homes and Health Telematics (ICOST), Sherbrooke, Canada, 272-281.
  107. Wilson, R., Rochon, E., & Mihailidis, A. (2005). Communicating with Alzheimer patients during activities of daily living: Understanding successful strategies used by formal caregivers. Poster session presented at the 1st annual Toronto Rehabilitation Research Day, Toronto, ON, October, 2005.
  108. Mihailidis, A., Cockburn, A. and Longley, C. (2005, June 23 - 27).  The acceptability of home monitoring technology by baby boomers and older adults.  Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America, Atlanta, GA., CD-ROM Proceedings.
  109. Lee, T. and Mihailidis, A. (2004, June 19 - 22). A computer-vision system to detect falls in the home: Preliminary design and development. Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America, Orlando, FL.
  110. Mihailidis, A., Carmichael, B., Boger, J. and Fernie, G. (2003, October 12). An intelligent environment to support aging-in-place, safety, and independence of older adults with dementia. UbiHealth 2003: The 2nd International Workshop on Ubiquitous Computing for Pervasive Healthcare Applications, Seattle, WA, CD-ROM Proceedings.
  111. Boger, J., Mihailidis, A., Poupart, P. and Fernie, G. (2003, October 13 - 15). Using a POMDP controller to guide persons with dementia through activities of daily living. UbiComp 2003 Annual Conference, Seattle, WA., 219-220, CD-ROM Proceedings.
  112. Mihailidis, A., Tse, L. and Rawicz, A. (2003, June 21 - 23). A context-aware medication reminding system: Preliminary design and development. Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America, Atlanta, Georgia, CD-ROM Proceedings.
  113. Mihailidis, A. (2002, November 9 - 12). Intelligent supportive home environments for older adults with dementia: Current and future Research. Gerontechnology 2002 - The International Society for Gerontechnology Conference, Miami Beach, FL, Gerontechnology (Congress Issue), 2 (1), 133.
  114. Holliday, P., Mihailidis, A., Rolfson, R. and Fernie, G. (2002, November 9 - 12). Does sideways movement increase mobility and manoeuvrability in a powered wheelchair? Gerontechnology 2002 - The International Society for Gerontechnology Conference, Miami Beach, FL. Gerontechnology (Congress Issue), 2 (1), 99.
  115. Mihailidis, A. and Fernie, G. (2002, June 27 - July 1). An intelligent cognitive orthosis for persons with moderate-to-severe dementia: Results and recommendations. Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America, Minneapolis, MN, 14-16.
  116. Mihailidis, A., Fernie, G. and Barbenel, J. (2001, September 12 - 14). Intelligent automated cueing to guide people with dementia through ADL tasks. International Conference on Technology and Aging (Poster Presentation), Toronto, Canada, Abstracts: 111.
  117. Rolfson, R., Mihailidis, A., Frydrych, P. and Fernie G. (2001, September 12 - 14). The functional value of sideways movement in a powered chair. International Conference on Technology and Aging (Poster Presentation), Toronto, Canada, Abstracts: 111.
  118. Mihailidis, A., Fernie, G.R. and Barbenel, J.C. (2001). The COACH: A computerized cueing device to help people with dementia to be more independent. The 17th World Congress of the International Association of Gerontology, Vancouver, B.C. Gerontology, 47(Suppl. 1), 388.
  119. Mihailidis, A., Fernie, G. and Barbenel, J. (2001, June 22 - 26). The COACH: An intelligent cueing device to assist people be more independent. Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America, Reno, NV., 1-3.
  120. Mihailidis, A., Fernie, G. and Barbenel, J. (2000, July 23 - 28). Using artificial intelligence to assist people with dementia to be more independent. World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Chicago IL, (CD-ROM Proceedings).
  121. Mihailidis, A. and Fernie, G. (2000, June 8 - July 2). The development of an intelligent cueing device for use by people with dementia during activities of daily living. Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America, Orlando, FL, 22-24.
  122. Mihailidis, A., Schuller, R., Tierney, M. C. and Fernie, G. (1998, June 26 - 30). Effective cueing techniques for prompting patients with dementia during a washroom task. Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America, Minneapolis, MN, 366-368.
  123. Mihailidis, A. (1997, May 28 - 31). Utilization of an automated cueing system to facilitate washroom use by people suffering from Alzheimer's disease. The Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Society, Toronto, Ontario, 40-41.

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White Papers and Posisiton Papers

  1. Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, Canada. (2010). Sensors and In-Home Collection of Health Data: A Privacy by Design Approach, Information and Privacy Commissioner, 2010.

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Non-Peer Reviewed: Articles, Conference Proceedings, and Workshops

  1. Boger, J. (2013). “Intelligent” LTC Environments: Coming Soon To A Facility Near You! Long Term Care Magazine, Summer 2013, 15-16.
  2. Chee, J., How, T.V. and Wan, E. (2013). Developing an android-based smartphone app to reduce gait asymmetry in stroke patients: the MyWalk app. Current Concepts in Balance, Fitness and Mobility: Perspectives on Intensity in Rehabilitation-University Health Network, January 25, Toronto, Canada.
  3. Boger, J. (2012). Intelligent technologies for supporting healthcare in the home. 12th annual eHealth Summit, Muskoka, ON, May 2-4, 2012.
  4. Czarnuch, S. and Mihailidis, A. (2012). COACH clinical trials: system module validation. Paper presented at the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering Seminar Series, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON.
  5. Czarnuch, S. and Mihailidis, A. (2012). A community-based efficacy study of the COACH. Paper presented at the IBBME Scientific Day, Toronto, ON.
  6. Hwang, A., Truong, K., Mihailidis, A. (2012). What dementia caregivers want in smart home user interfaces: the tensions that challenge the design. Poster presentation at Rehabilitation Sciences Sector Showcase, University of Toronto, May 2, Toronto, ON.
  7. Hwang, A., Truong, K., Mihailidis, A. (2011). Bringing the COACH system one step closer to the home: designing a computer-based tool for dementia caregivers. Poster presented at Toronto Rehabilitation Institute 7th Annual Research Day Conference, Nov 17, Toronto, ON.
  8. Taati, B., Gridseth, M., Campos, J. and Mihailidis, A. (2011). Post-Stroke Mobility Rehabilitation Through Inducing Sensory Conficts in a Virtual Environment. The International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics, July 18–22, Vancouver, BC.
  9. Czarnuch, S., Mihailidis, A. and Boger, J. (2011). Determining Technical Design Criteria for the COACH Prompting System. Paper presented at the Toronto Rehab’s 7th Annual Research Day, Toronto, Canada.
  10. Hwang, A., Truong, K., Czarnuch, S. and Mihailidis, A. (2011). Bringing C.O.A.C.H. one step closer to the home: Designing a computer-based tool for dementia caregivers. Paper presented at the Toronto Rehab’s 7th Annual Research Day, Toronto, Canada.
  11. Czarnuch, S., Boger, J. and Mihailidis, A. (2011). COACH@Home: Participatory Design of AT for People with Dementia. Paper presented at the Caregiving Best Practices Day, Toronto, Ontario.
  12. Czarnuch, S., Boger, J. and Mihailidis, A. (2011). Supporting Older Adults with Dementia with Ambient Assistive Living Technology. Paper presented at the IBBME Scientific Day, Toronto, Ontario.
  13. Czarnuch, S., Boger, J. and Mihailidis, A. (2010). Prompting older adults with dementia through tasks with the COACH. Paper presented at the Toronto Rehab’s 6th Annual Research Day, Toronto, Canada.
  14. Mihailidis, A. and Boger, J. (2009). How engineers are helping seniors with dementia stay at home. The Journal of Policy Engagement, 1(4), 2-8.
  15. Hoey, J., Richards, B., Blunsden, S., Burns, J., Bartindale, T., Jackson, D., Olivier, P., Boger, J. and Mihailidis, A. (2009) ePAD: Engaging Platform for Art Development. IJCAI 2009 Workshop on Intelligent Systems for Assisted Cognition, Pasadena, CA.
  16. Boscart, V., Gorski, S., Holliday, P., Hufton, G., Levchenko, A., Marquez-Chin, C., McGilton, K., Momen, K., Tsang, M. and Fernie, G. (2009) Advanced Technologies to Curb Healthcare-Associated Infections. HealthcarePapers, 9(3), 52-55.
  17. Viswanathan, P., Boger, J., Hoey, J., Elinas, P. and Mihailidis, A. (2007). The Future of Wheelchairs: Intelligent Collision Avoidance and Navigation Assistance. Geriatrics and Aging Magazine, 10(4), 253–256.
  18. Mihailidis, A. and Davis, J. (2005). The potential of intelligent technology as an occupational enabler. OT Now, January/February, 22-23.
  19. Mihailidis, A. and Lee, T. (2004). The Role of Technology in Enhancing Safety in the Home: Detection of Falls and Emergency Situations. Geriatrics and Aging Magazine, 7(4), 90,89.
  20. Mihailidis, A. andKelson, E. (2003). Determining the acceptability of home monitoring technology among older adults. Seniors Housing Update (SHUP) Newsletter, 12(2), 5.
  21. Mihailidis, A. (2002). The importance of human factors and design principles in the development of assistive devices, environments, and tools for older adults: An introduction to GERO830, Seniors Housing Update (SHUP) Newsletter, Fall, 11 (2), 7.
  22. Mihailidis, A. (2002). An intelligent cognitive orthosis for person with moderate-to-severe dementia. RESNA News, Spring, 1, 8.
  23. Mihailidis, A. (2002). Using intelligent computerized devices to help people with dementia. Gerontology Research Unit, Simon Fraser University, GRC Newsletter, 20 (2), 10.

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Media Appearances / Press Coverage

  1. CBC The Spark, June 22, 2014, "Elder Tech"
  2. CBC News, Jan. 10, 2013, "COACH for autistic kids".
  3. physorg.com, Mar. 27, 2012, "Intelligent, affordable rehab robot to help stroke patients".
  4. TVO Kids, The Space, Feb. 23, 2012.
  5. CBC, The National, Dec 2011, "Sensors to help".
  6. U of T News, Nov 2011, "This house knows when you need help".
  7. National Post, Nov. 16, 2011, "Virtual danger: Toronto lab recreates the world — and may revolutionize research".
  8. The Future of Rehabilitation Technology, Nov 2011, iDAPT launch.
  9. Canadian Health, Fall 2010, "Let the games begin: Video gaming as rehab therapy".
  10. Globe and Mail, online article. Aug. 20, 2010. "Meet Brian, your robot care provider".
  11. Globe and Mail, Technology for Tomorrow online article. "Sensors, remote monitoring could improve quality of life for seniors". October 26, 2009.
  12. Global TV, news coverage. October 25, 2009. "Aging in Technology".
  13. CP24, news coverage. October 17/18, 2009. General overview of systems to support aging-in-place.
  14. Daily Mail, online version. February 3, 2009. "Camera that talks to patients could help lighten dementia burden".
  15. ScienceDaily, online article. November 6, 2008. "Computerized Carer Lessens Dementia Load".
  16. The Toronto Star, print (A7) and online article, September 1, 2008, "U of T's 'talking washroom' guy".
  17. CBC Radio, Here and Now, radio interview, April 3, 2008, “Technology for children with autism”.
  18. The Globe and Mail, print article, March 30, 2007, “Touchy robot spurs stroke patients to move”.
  19. CTV-CFTO Evening News, interview and TV segment, March 29, 2007, “Intelligent robotic device for stroke rehabilitation”.
  20. Globe and Mail, print (A19) and online articles, February 23, 2007, "Artificial intelligence to help dementia sufferers".
  21. canada.com, online article, February 21, 2007, "Tech advances boost Alzheimer's quality of life".
  22. Canadian Business: Special Issue on Canada's Newest Breakthroughs, February 12, 1007 pp. 16-18, "I want one of those".
  23. CBC news, online article, January 25, 2007, " Artificially intelligent homes for Alzheimer's patients coming: scientists".
  24. CTV Canada AM, interview and TV segment on technologies for aging in place with A. Mihailidis, December 6, 2006.
  25. Rehab & Community Care Medicine (Vol 15, No 1), print article, Spring, 2006, "Artificial intelligence on the move".
  26. Report on Business Magazine (The Globe and Mail), print article, May 5, 2006, "High tech with a human touch".
  27. CTV Canada AM, interview and live TV segment with A. Mihailidis, November 24, 2005, "Wheelchair Anti-Collision System”.
  28. National Post, print article, November 23, 2005, “U of T, UBC Researchers Win Design Competition for Anti-Collision Wheelchair”.
  29. CBC Radio 1, Here & Now Show, interview with A. Mihailidis, November 21, 2005, “Wheelchair Anti-Collision System”.
  30. Toronto Rehab Magazine, interview and print article with A. Mihailidis, Winter 2005, "Intell!gent Homes".
  31. SERC Web Feature, interview and print article with A. Mihailidis, November 23, 2004, "Fall Detection System Gets Help to Seniors Faster".
  32. Computing Canada, print article with A. Mihailidis, September 10, 2004, "Intel funds IT projects to ease life for People with Alzheimer's" (Grant Buckler).
  33. Medical News Today, print article, September 5, 2004, "What Researchers at Toronto University Are Doing for Alzheimer's Disease".
  34. Silicon Valley North, interview and print article with A. Mihailidis, September 2, 2004, "U of T Alzheimer's research teams get cash injection of US$400,000" (Suzannah Archibald).
  35. IT Business.ca, interview and print article with A. Mihailidis, August 31, 2004, "Intel funds IT projects to ease life with Alzheimer's" (Grant Buckler).
  36. The Bulletin, University of Toronto, interview and print article with A. Mihailidis, August 23, 2004, "Making Seniors Safer" (Janice Walls).
  37. Simon Fraser University News, interview and print article with A. Mihailidis, February 6, 2003, "Helping Alzheimer's Patients" (Diane Luckow).
  38. CTV Evening News, video taped segment on The Talking Washroom, May 25, 1998 (Avis Favro).

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