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DAMMA (Detect and Alert Message Monitoring App): IEEE Requirements Specification Document

Kawala, Steven (2019) DAMMA (Detect and Alert Message Monitoring App): IEEE Requirements Specification Document. Undergraduate thesis, Dublin, National College of Ireland.

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The increasing aging population faces a lot of health challenges that include declining of mental ability in the form of Dementia or Alzheimer. People living with Dementia often wonder aimlessly which result to risk of falling without being noticed in good time, forgetfulness which may result in forgetting to take medication, missing appointments, even getting lost. According to (, 2019) the projection of people with dementia in Ireland for 2016 to 2046, based on Census of Population 2011 will continue to grow from 54,793 to 152,157 by 2046.To address these problems, the authors aim to generate an IEEE requirements specification document to elicit requirements for the detect and alert messaging mobile app. Authorised users will receive alert messages on their mobile phones when a person living with dementia moves outside the set parameters. This includes a person’s inactivity and instances like falling or missing medication. This application is suggested to be implemented on “Android” according to the survey results of this project. This application will have basic functionality like “GPS Navigator”, “Ambient Sensors”, and “Emergency contacts”. Alerts will be sent to carer if the person walks beyond a specified distance. The real time alert what is suspected as dangerous activity and location of the patient to the caregiver mobile device as an alert message. The app will use combination of sound sensors for detecting sound during falling of the person and passive infrared motion sensors to detect the movement of the individual.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > Electronic computers. Computer science
T Technology > T Technology (General) > Information Technology > Electronic computers. Computer science
Q Science > QA Mathematics > Computer software
T Technology > T Technology (General) > Information Technology > Computer software
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare > Welfare of older people
Divisions: School of Computing > Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Technology Management
Depositing User: Caoimhe Ní Mhaicín
Date Deposited: 14 Oct 2019 11:32
Last Modified: 14 Oct 2019 11:32

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