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A Study on High-Level Autonomous Navigational Behaviors for Telepresence Applications

Wee Ching Pang, Gerald Seet, Xiling Yao
2014 Presence - Teleoperators and Virtual Environments  
A preliminary evaluation was also conducted to validate the algorithm and to support the claim of reducing operator cognitive load due to navigation.  ...  In addition to providing a safe and easy-to-use system, the high-level behaviors are also required to be human-like in that the mobile platform obeys the laws of proxemics and other human interaction norms  ...  Acknowledgments This research was supported by the Singapore National Research Foundation under its International Research Centre @ Singapore Funding Initiative and administered by the IDM Program.  ... 
doi:10.1162/pres_a_00178 fatcat:5iyyezxudfevrdbojk2qkr6jfm

Smart-TV security: risk analysis and experiments on Smart-TV communication channels

Yann Bachy, Vincent Nicomette, Mohamed Kaâniche, Eric Alata
2018 Journal in Computer Virology and Hacking Techniques  
A risk analysis is carried out to have a global view of potential risks that need to be addressed in the context of Smart-TV communication links.  ...  This paper focuses on the security threats related to smart-TV communication channels.  ...  In this experiment, we replace one of the video streams by a live webcam video feed.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11416-018-0320-3 fatcat:o4o3epaknbdgzitiouvvalx6fy

Communications mode(l)s and disasters: from word of mouth to ICTs

Maria Paradiso
2010 Netcom  
This paper attempts to compare people's behaviour when coping with hazards and disasters along three ages: oral word, mass media mediation, and ICTs mediation.  ...  The paper then presents an overarching model of coping with disasters and guidelines for ICT uses in a full disaster cycle.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS I wish to thank Aharon Kellerman (University of Haifa) and two anonymous referees who gave useful comments.  ... 
doi:10.4000/netcom.373 fatcat:droxqgw6irajzmnr4fs6lqrbbq

A Systematic Review on TeleMental Health in Youth Mental Health: Focus on Anxiety, Depression and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Laura Orsolini, Simone Pompili, Virginio Salvi, Umberto Volpe
2021 Medicina  
Results: After screening and selection process, a total of 56 studies focusing on TMH applied to youth depression (n = 29), to only youth anxiety (n = 12) or mixed youth anxiety/depression (n = 7) and  ...  or in settings where there is a shortage of mental health practitioners.  ...  Most of these TMH programs demonstrated a treatment response rates of 60-80% and a relatively comparability with clinic-based, face-to-face outcomes [30, 82, 83] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/medicina57080793 pmid:34440999 pmcid:PMC8398756 fatcat:vbamvelwznciln42o4dzi7zpty

Some issues of biometrics: technology intelligence, progress and challenges

L. Wang
2012 International Journal of Information Technology and Management  
However, a lot of psychiatric patients, especially the patients living rural and remote communities, cannot get timely effective treatment or they lack appropriate care because they cannot access to quality  ...  Patients with psychiatric disorders or problems need specialists to correctly diagnose and treat their psychiatric issues.  ...  Acknowledgement This work was supported in part by Technology and Healthcare Solutions, Inc. in Mississippi, USA.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijitm.2012.044065 fatcat:e44db36morf6fh5wvnsfosodmi

Pointing gestures in video blogs

Maximiliane Frobenius
2013 Text & Talk  
AbstractVideo blogs are a form of CMC (computer-mediated communication) that feature speakers who talk into a camera, and thereby produce a viewer-directed performance.  ...  Close analysis reveals the role multimodal factors such as gaze and body posture play along with deictic gestures and verbal reference in the production of a viewer-directed monologue.  ...  I also cannot say anything about reactions in the form of offline (i.e. oral, face-to-face) communication between several viewers, e.g. evaluation of the video.  ... 
doi:10.1515/text-2013-0001 fatcat:qggk6tslfzadjda2on7erwg5ei

International Production and Dissemination of Information: Results, Methodological Issues, and Statistical Perspectives

David Bounie, Laurent Gille
2012 Social Science Research Network  
Second, we draw more general conclusions about redefining an accounting framework and a statistical system based on comparable international standards. Tremblin, P., & Zanotti, V. (2009).  ...  and statistical systems) from the point of view of the organization of knowledge.  ...  Users of audio-video flows are very familiar with these generations of coding under the names MP3, MP4, and so on, which gradually lead to a reduced need to store equivalent quantities of original information  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2042557 fatcat:pilsv32lejh57pbemnszzavgom

Would You Like Your Internet With or Without Video?

William Lehr
2016 Social Science Research Network  
Abstract According to Cisco's VNI forecast, "consumer Internet video traffic will be 85 percent of all consumer Internet traffic in 2020, up from 76 percent in 2015," and the majority of this traffic will  ...  Even if one concludes that the marriage between entertainment media and the Internet is a foregone conclusion, it is worthwhile to consider what this may mean for the design, regulation, and economics  ...  Finally, with respect to communications policy, convergence requires us to address the challenge of transitioning from a world of separate regulatory rule-sets for broadcast (TV/mass media), telephone  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2757374 fatcat:y4gikmvfgzd3tk5i7gl6mueltu

Social Impact of Broadband Internet: A Case Study in the Shippagan Area, a Rural Zone in Atlantic Canada

Sid-Ahmed Selouani, Habib Hamam
2007 Journal of Information, Information Technology, and Organizations  
We outline examples of transformations on rural communities and summarize important barriers to their effective use of broadband.  ...  This paper provides evidence of social transformations induced by the high-speed, always on, Internet connectivity (broadband) in the Acadian Peninsula of New Brunswick with a focus on the town of Shippagan  ...  Acknowledgment The authors would like to thank Industry Canada for its financial support, "L'Acadie Nouvelle" and Université de Moncton -Shippagan Campus -for their advertising efforts and Yacine Benahmed  ... 
doi:10.28945/140 fatcat:shfnyytlcfg5vakxto4wlvzgqq

The impact of 5G on the evolution of intelligent automation and industry digitization

Mohsen Attaran
2021 Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing  
The purpose of this paper is to do a literature review and explore how 5G can enable or streamline intelligent automation in different industries.  ...  The mobile industry is developing and preparing to deploy the fifth-generation (5G) networks.  ...  The idea of telemedicine or the ability of a doctor with a webcam to diagnose a patient's problems without an office visit is becoming popular.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12652-020-02521-x pmid:33643481 pmcid:PMC7897365 fatcat:xnhrodsmkzh6nkpomyiawobdiq

Virtuality, diplomacy, and the foreign ministry: Does foreign affairs and international trade Canada need a "V Tower"?

Daryl Copeland
2009 Canadian Foreign Policy  
large proportion of the world's population looks to the Web as its primary source of information and communication, including e-mail, video conferencing, social networking, and telephony, and as higher  ...  Today, anyone with a Webcam and a digital uplink can become a reporter-think of footage of the first images of 9/11 in 5 What, exactly, is meant by virtuality?  ... 
doi:10.1080/11926422.2009.9673484 fatcat:lxy6a3pik5d5lpfzjgajiwl66y

Conclusions and the Way Forward

2007 Food and Nutrition Bulletin  
Acknowledgements The report Final WSIS Targets Review -Achievements, challenges and the way forward was prepared by the Partnership and its Task  ...  In Africa, only 42 per cent of households had a TV by the end of 2012, 14 compared with 84 per cent in the rest of the world.  ...  Given that Internet access will offer greater functionality and more public services for rural communities compared to basic telephony, policy-makers and other stakeholders need to continue to strive to  ... 
doi:10.1177/15648265070281s211 fatcat:suw64ygumjc55mjjmjbdeavjrq

Conclusions and the Way Forward [chapter]

2009 Housing Markets & Planning Policy  
Acknowledgements The report Final WSIS Targets Review -Achievements, challenges and the way forward was prepared by the Partnership and its Task  ...  In Africa, only 42 per cent of households had a TV by the end of 2012, 14 compared with 84 per cent in the rest of the world.  ...  Given that Internet access will offer greater functionality and more public services for rural communities compared to basic telephony, policy-makers and other stakeholders need to continue to strive to  ... 
doi:10.1002/9781444317572.ch8 fatcat:co64oyxsyfeanaaortnajykeci

E-Accessibility Policy Handbook for Persons with Disabilities

Nirmita Narasimhan
2010 Social Science Research Network  
Acknowledgments xvii xviii e-Accessibility Policy Handbook for Persons with Disabilities  ...  Many activities such as history review, physical examination, psychiatric evaluations and ophthalmology assessments can be conducted comparably to those done in traditional face-to-face visits.  ...  • WebCams -Increasingly important for features like video calls, some ATs also use real-time images captured by the webcam to control on screen the mouse cursor (face tracking) and execute commands  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2187252 fatcat:kqed7kwxt5hzpjuypea2vpo3fy

Video Interpreting Services: Calls for Inclusion or Redialling Exclusion?

Hilde Haualand
2012 Ethnos  
With an increased questioning of the possibility to construct universal categories that could be compared across different cultures and communities, explicit anthropological comparisons faced a rapid decline  ...  By the end of my visit to the US, I had decided to pursue my fieldwork with a goal to compare the development of the video relay service in the US with the development of the video interpreting service  ...  Appendix Appendix -National systems of video interpreting -2010 Video interpreting studios in three regional interpreter centres Figure 3 Video interpreting and videophone provision in Norway  ... 
doi:10.1080/00141844.2012.688756 fatcat:fvj6xq26lfbxza5hkbjsumy2oq
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