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Lecture Notes in Informatics

12^th international conference on innovative Internet community services (I^2CS 2012) P-204, 28-37 (2012).

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Social network for elderly

Simen Kind Gulbrandsen , Eirik Fikkan , Emil Grunt , Kjetil Mehl , Safoura Shamsolketabi , Jaspreet Singh , Miso Vrucinic , Bjørn Magnus Mathisen and Anders Kofod-Petersen


Elderly's health is closely related to their level of social activity. Maintaining an active social life contributes to peoples' ability to live at home longer and enjoy an active and healthy life. Yet, as age progresses maintaining and expanding a social network can be challenging. The work presented here demonstrates a design and implementation of a social network system for elderly, including a recommender system, which will recommend relevant cultural and social events, and friends and acquaintances to enjoy these events with.

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