Ethical Assessment in the Design of Ambient Assisted Living

Veikko Ikonen, Eija Kaasinen

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    This paper tackles on ethical issues that are relevant when designing new technological service systems for the assisted living. In this paper we present our preliminary ethical guidelines that are built on six ethical principles that are selected based on the ethical assessment of MINAmI scenarios. The aim of ethical assessment is to conclude concrete and clear ethical guidelines that could be used as check lists in MINAmI platform design, demonstrator design and further in general in designing applications onto the MINAmI platform. We assume that this kind of checklist is also useful for other Ambient Assisted Living type of developmental work
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationAssisted Living Systems
    Subtitle of host publicationModels, Architectures and Engineering Approaches
    EditorsA.I. Karshmer, J. Nehmer, H. Raffler, G. Tröster
    PublisherSchloss Dagstuhl - Leibniz Zentrum für Informatik
    Number of pages8
    Publication statusPublished - 2008
    MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
    EventDagstuhl Seminar 07462: Assisted Living Systems - Models, Architectures and Engineering Approaches - Schloss Dagstuhl, Dagstuhl, Germany
    Duration: 14 Nov 200717 Nov 2007

    Publication series

    SeriesDagstuhl Seminar Proceedings


    SeminarDagstuhl Seminar 07462


    • Ambient Assisted Living
    • Ambient Intelligence
    • Ethical Guidelines
    • Privacy
    • Scenarios
    • Human-Centred Design


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