Journal articles


  1. M. Lussier, M. Couture, M. Moreau, C. Laliberté, S. Giroux, H. Pigot, S. Gaboury, K. Bouchard, P. Belchior, C. Bottari, G. Paré, C. Consel, N. Bier (2020). Integrating an Ambient Assisted Living monitoring system into clinical decision-making in home care: An embedded case study. Gerontechnology, 19(1), 77-92. DOI: 10.4017/gt.2020.
  2. Kenfack Ngankam, H., Pigot, H., Lorrain, D., Viens, I., & Giroux, S. (2020). Context awareness architecture for ambient-assisted living applications: Case study of nighttime wandering. Journal of Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies Engineering. 7, 1-13. DOI: 10.1177/2055668319887864
  3. Racicot-Lanoue, F., Larocque-Tourangeau, F., Goudreault, N. & Garon, S. (2020) Les systèmes d’échange local dans les Municipalités Amies des Aînés : une initiative favorisant le vieillir chez soi.  Revue internationale Enfances Familles Générations (EFG). Accepté


  1. Stéphanie Pinard, Carolina Bottari, Catherine Laliberté, Hélène Pigot, Marisnel Olivares, Mélanie Couture, Sylvain Giroux & Nathalie Bier (2019): Design and usability evaluation of COOK, an assistive technology for meal preparation for persons with severe TBI, Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, DOI: 10.1080/17483107.2019.1696898
  2. Lussier, M., Bier, N., Adam, S., Chikhaoui, B., Consel, C., Gagnon, M., Gilbert, B., Giroux, S., Guay, M., Hudon, C., Imbeault, H., Langlois, F., Macoir, J., Pigot, H. & Talbot, L. (2019). Smart Home Technology: a New Approach for Performance Measurements of Activities of Daily Living and Prediction of Mild Cognitive Impairment in Older Adults. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. (accepted)


  1. Lussier, M., Lavoie, M., Giroux, S., Consel, C., Guay, M., Macoir, J., Hudon, C., Lorrain, D., Talbot, L., Langlois, F., Pigot, H. & Bier, N. (2018). Early detection of mild cognitive impairment with in-home monitoring technologies using functional measures: A systematic review. IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics. 28317(1): 1-11.


  1. Radziszewski, R., Kenfack Ngankam, H., Grégoire, V., Lorrain, D., Pigot, H. & Giroux, S. (2017) Designing Calm and Non-intrusive Ambient Assisted Living System for Monitoring Nighttime Wanderings, International Journal of Pervasive Computing and Communications. Vol. 13 no 2. pp. 114 - 129. DOI: 10.1108/IJPCC-02-2017-0015


  1. M. Olivares, S. Giroux, P. De Loor, A. Thépaut, H. Pigot, S. Pinard, C. Bottari, G. Le Dorze, and N. Bier, “An ontology model for a context-aware preventive assistance system : reducing exposition of individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury to dangerous situations during meal preparation,” in 2nd IET International Conference on Technologies for Active and Assisted Living (TechAAL 2016), London, 2016, pp. 1-8. DOI: 10.1049/ic.2016.0052
  2. Hélène Imbeault, Lise Gagnon, Hélène Pigot, Sylvain Giroux, Nicolas Marcotte, Perrine Cribier-Delande , Julie Duval , Christian Bocti , Guy Lacombe , Tamás Fülöp , Nathalie Bier. (2016) Impact of AP@LZ in the daily life of three persons with Alzheimer’s disease: long-term use and further exploration of its effectiveness, Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, published on-line April 28, 2016, 24 p. DOI:10.1080/09602011.2016.1172491
  3. Cordière, A., Gilbert, B., Imbeault, H., Gagnon, L., Cribier-Delande, P., Pigot, H., Villalpando, JM. & Bier, N. (2016). Utilisation d’un agenda électronique dans la maladie d’Alzheimer: étude de cas dans un contexte clinique. Neurologie - Psychiatrie - Gériatrie (NPG). 16(96): 333-343.
  4. Mehdi Boukhechba, Abdenour Bouzouane, Bruno Bouchard, Charles Gouin-Vallerand and Sylvain Giroux (2016). Energy optimization for outdoor activity recognition, Journal of Sensors, Special Issue Embedded Systems for Mobile Sensors, Volume 2016, Article ID 6156914, 15 pages


  1. Pierre-Yves Groussard, Hélène Pigot, Sylvain Giroux (2015) From Conception to Evaluation of Mobile Services for People with Head Injury: A Participatory Design Perspective, Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, Special issue on technology and rehabilitation, Taylor and Francis, on-line dec 17, 2015, pp. 1-22
  2. Mélanie Levasseur, Hélène Pigot, Mélanie Couture, Nathalie Bier, Bonnie Swaine, Pierre-Yves Thériault and Sylvain Giroux. (2015) Identifying participation needs of people with acquired brain injury in the development of a collective community smart home, Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, Taylor & Francis, on-line Sept. 25 2015, p 1-9


  1. Bouchard K., Giroux S., Bouchard B., Bouzouane A. (2014) Regression Analysis for Gesture Recognition Using RFID Technology, International Journal of Smart Home (IJSH), Science and Engineering Support Society (SERSC), 2014, vol 8, no5, pp. 245-260
  2. Hélène Imbeault, Nathalie Bier, Hélène Pigot, Lise Gagnon, Nicolas Marcotte, Tamas Fulop, Sylvain Giroux (2014) Electronic organiser and Alzheimer's disease: Fact or fiction? Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, Vol. 24, Iss. 1, 2014, pp. 71-100


  1. Gouin-Vallerand, Charles; Roy, Patrice; Abdulrazak, Bessam; Giroux, Sylvain et Dey, Anind K. (2013). Intelligible software delivery in smart environments supported by a macro and micro context awareness model. Health and Technology, 2013, 3 (2), 139-151. doi:10.1007/s12553-013-0047-6
  2. Gouin-Vallerand, Charles; Abdulrazak, Bessam; Giroux, Sylvain et Dey, Anind K. (2013). A Context-aware Service Provision System for Smart Environments Based on the User Interaction Modalities. Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments, 5 (1), 47-64.
  3. Roy P. C., Bouchard B., Bouzouane A., Giroux S. (2013) Ambient Activity Recognition in Smart Environments for Cognitive Assistance, International Journal of Robotics Applications and Technologies (IJRAT), IGI Global, Vol 1(1), pp. 29-56, 2013.


  1. Routhier, S. Macoir, J., Jacques, S., Imbeault, H., Pigot, H. Giroux, S., Cau, A. & Bier, N. (2012). From smartphone to external semantic memory device: the use of new technologies to compensate for semantic deficits. Non-pharmacological Therapies in Dementia. 2 (2). 81-99. Nova Science Publishers.
  2. Sablier, J., Stip, E., Jacquet, P., Giroux, S., Pigot, H., Franck, N., Mobus Group (2012). Ecological Assessments of Activities of Daily Living and Personal Experiences with Mobus, An Assistive technology for Cognition: a pilot Study in Schizophrenia. Assistive Technology. Taylor & Francis, 2012 Summer, vol. 24, no. 2, pp. 67-77.
  3. Chikhaoui, B., Wang, S. & Pigot, H. (2012). ADR-SPLDA: Activity discovery and recognition by combining sequential patterns and latent dirichlet allocation. Pervasive and Mobile Computing. 8(6): 845-862.


  1. Roy P., Bouzouane A., Giroux S., Bouchard B. (2011): Possibilistic Activity Recognition in Smart Homes for Cognitively Impaired People, Journal of Applied Artificial Intelligence (AAI), Taylor & Francis publisher, 2011, vol.25, no 10, pp.883-926.
  2. Nathalie Bier, Joël Macoir, Sven Joubert, Carolina Bottari, Céline Chayer, Hélène Pigot, Sylvain Giroux & SemAssist Team (2011): Cooking “Shrimp à la Créole”: A pilot study of an ecological rehabilitation in semantic dementia, Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 2011, vol. 21, no 4, pp. 455-483
  3. Daniel Chamberland-Tremblay, Sylvain Giroux, Claude Caron (2011). Cooperating through space. Microgeomatics in smart space, Revue Internationale de Géomatique, Hermes, 2011, Vol. 21/Special Issue, pp.9-22
  4. Abdulrazak,B. ,Roy,P., Gouin-Vallerand,C., Belala,Y., Giroux,S. (2011). MicroContext-Awarenessfor Autonomic Pervasive Computing. International Journal of Business Data Communications and Networking (IJBDCN) 2011, vol 7, no 2, pp. 48-68. IGI-Global
  5. Kadouche, R., Pigot, H., Abdulrazak, B., & Giroux, S. (2011). User’s behavior classification model for smart houses occupant prediction. In Activity Recognition in Pervasive Intelligent Environments (pp. 149-164). Atlantis Press.
  6. Arab F, Pigot H, Rabardel P, Folcher V, Rigaud A-S, Mokhtari M. (2011). Age, memory and time: practices and support. Association for advancement of modelling and simulation techniques in enterprises (AMSE). 71(3)
  7. Routhier S, Jacques S, Pigot H, Macoir J, Bier N. (2011). Use of a Smart-Phone for Rehabilitation in
    Semantic Dementia: A Case Study. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. 23: 110-111.
  8. Pigot, H. (2011). Place de la rééducation dans les gérontechnologies: de la conception à la prescription. Revue francophone de gériatrie et de gérontologie. 18(172): 92-97.