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Adaptative User Interfaces to Promote Independent Ageing [chapter]

Cecilia Vera-Muñoz, Mercedes Fernández-Rodríguez, Patricia Abril-Jiménez, María Fernanda Cabrera-Umpiérrez, María Teresa Arredondo, Sergio Guillén
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper presents the adaptative user interfaces that have been developed in the context of an EU funded project, PERSONA, aiming to provide different services to promote independent aging  ...  During the last years, the EU population is experiencing an increasing aging process.  ...  We would like to thank the PERSONA Project Consortium for their valuable contributions for the realization of this work. This project is partially funded by the European Commission.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-02710-9_85 fatcat:3ksw6ldtvbf4rpn6u5lc6n6twa

Involving older people in the design, development, and delivery of an innovative module on aging for undergraduate students

Ellen Tullo, Laura Greaves, Luisa Wakeling
2016 Educational Gerontology  
The objective of the SAAPHO project is to support Active Aging by assisting older people to participate in society, preserving their independence and dignity through the application of innovative Information  ...  Active Ageing refers to the optimization process in health, social engagement, and security opportunities as people age.  ...  The authors wish to show their special gratitude to the older people who have been involved into the project.  ... 
doi:10.1080/03601277.2016.1218705 fatcat:ymqf35rzgvdipg5622zussde6a

Development of Open Platform Based Adaptive HCI Concepts for Elderly Users [chapter]

Jan-Paul. Leuteritz, Harald Widlroither, Alexandros Mourouzis, Maria Panou, Margherita Antona, Asterios Leonidis
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
After presenting a rationale for user interface adaptation to address the needs and requirements of older users, the paper presents and discusses the architecture and functionality of the OASIS adaptation  ...  This paper describes the framework and development process of adaptive user interfaces within the OASIS project.  ...  This situation asks for new solutions towards improving the independence, the quality of life, and the active ageing of older citizens.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-02710-9_76 fatcat:wcw6pz6n5fhdlay4vg7vs336qe

Active Aging in Place, a Motivational and Comprehensive Solution for a Better Longterm Care

Adriana Alexandru, Marilena Ianculescu, Maria Gheorghe-Moisii
2017 Romanian Conference on Human-Computer Interaction  
The user interface is a key element for making a web application suitable and accepted by elderly.  ...  The effects of the ongoing and increasing aging population on the social and economic life have imposed a shift towards creating new ways to adapt the society.  ...  Particularities of Designing User Interfaces for Aging people Designing web applications adapted to aging population implies taking into consideration some key principles.  ... 
dblp:conf/rochi/AlexandruIG17 fatcat:cuouc4bptrbh7kt7czmcakblja

Autonomous systems to support social activity of elderly people a prospective approach to a system design

Arsenio Reis, Hugo Paredes, Isabel Barroso, Maria Joao Monteiro, Vitor Rodrigues, Salik Ram Khanal, Joao Barroso
2016 2016 1st International Conference on Technology and Innovation in Sports, Health and Wellbeing (TISHW)  
An adaptive user interface would present and manage the user interactions, acting as a mediator between the user and his family and friends group.  ...  The reduction in physical and social activity in elderly people degrades the aging process, causing or increasing suffering to the individual and to his family and friends.  ...  interface Adaptive interfaces Natural language  ... 
doi:10.1109/tishw.2016.7847773 dblp:conf/tishw/ReisPBMRKB16 fatcat:2plgleknxzfdxg3efi4eqapnf4

An IoT Architecture of Microservices for Ambient Assisted Living Environments to Promote Aging in Smart Cities [chapter]

Hubert Kenfack Ngankam, Hélène Pigot, Maxime Parenteau, Maxime Lussier, Aline Aboujaoudé, Catherine Laliberté, Mélanie Couture, Nathalie Bier, Sylvain Giroux
2019 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
They aim to enable seniors to live independently and safely for as long as possible when faced declining physical or cognitive capacities.  ...  Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) environments encompass technical systems and the Internet of Things (IoT) tools to support seniors in their daily routines.  ...  The authors want to thank all the partners and participants involved in the project. A special thanks to the Côte Saint-Luc city administrators.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-32785-9_14 fatcat:xxqqvrm6xvfcdj325l3lthhwza

Ambient Interface Design (AID) for the Ergonomically Challenged

Rosaleen Hegarty, Tom Lunney, Kevin Curran, Maurice Mulvenna
2010 International Journal of Ambient Computing and Intelligence (IJACI)  
To remain independently empowered, seamless integrations through efficient affable interfaces are required to provide sedulous locationindependent and appliance-sensitive media viewing for the user.  ...  Co-operative interface communication coupled with context awareness will be abstracted to a representation that facilitates optimisation and customisation to these displays.  ...  The purpose of which is for user convenience in multiple settings in overcoming challenges met by those wishing to remain independent and living with disability through aging; hence a comfortable and productive  ... 
doi:10.4018/jaci.2010040104 fatcat:p4gisu3r4ndhdkrebrgkt3h5nu

Inclusive, Adaptive Design for Students with Learning Disabilities

Matt Harrison, Claire Stockton, Elaine Pearson
2008 2008 Eighth IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies  
Each learner tends to have specific needs that must be addressed in order to provide an accessible and adaptive platform for learning.  ...  Their unique individual needs and requirements prevent them from accessing traditional methods of online learning, and resources tend not to be age appropriate.  ...  only. • Compatibility with adaptive technologies for those unable to use a mouse or keyboard. • Providing built-in audio and visual clues for additional learning support. • Providing an adaptable interface  ... 
doi:10.1109/icalt.2008.34 dblp:conf/icalt/HarrisonSP08 fatcat:w52m5qwukbgidlsypruicbu7b4

The Design of New Technologies Addressing Independence, Social Participation & Wellness for Older People Domicile in Residential Homes

Joan Cahill, Sean Mc Loughlin, Delaine Blazek
2017 2017 International Conference on Computational Science and Computational Intelligence (CSCI)  
This research adopts a stakeholder evaluation/participatory approach to requirements elicitation and user interface design.  ...  This paper reports on human factors research concerning the development of new technology enabling older people to lead meaningful and independent lives in a residential home and/or assisted living community  ...  Assistive technologies require careful consideration in relation to user acceptability, ease of use, adapting to age/condition, and issues around ethics.  ... 
doi:10.1109/csci.2017.291 fatcat:eq45blw7t5hevef25vt7bt5rsu

The Convergence and Mainstreaming of Integrated Home Technologies for People with Disability

Layton, Steel
2019 Societies  
Coordination of efforts might accelerate translation of knowledge and diffusion of innovations into the practices of planning, designing, building, and sustaining housing that promotes independent living  ...  integrate technologies and housing design to meet diverse needs.  ...  article was conceptualized whilst the first author was a Research Fellow with the Summer Foundation, who are acknowledged for their vision and leadership in housing young people at risk of residential-aged  ... 
doi:10.3390/soc9040069 fatcat:p5xix6h6efhl7plutwuhcqovz4

Addressing Issues of Need, Adaptability, User Acceptability and Ethics in the Participatory Design of New Technology Enabling Wellness, Independence and Dignity for Seniors Living in Residential Homes [chapter]

Joan Cahill, Sean McLoughlin, Michael O'Connor, Melissa Stolberg, Sean Wetherall
2017 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This research adopts a stakeholder evaluation/participatory approach to requirements elicitation and user interface design.  ...  The technology is defined from the perspective of addressing specific end user and stakeholder needs, and achieving relevant states/benefits associated with wellbeing, successful ageing, and relationship  ...  Nonetheless, such technologies require careful consideration in relation to ease of use, adapting to age/condition and issues around ethics and user acceptability.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-58530-7_7 fatcat:ui2phvl3xrebvipuk2l4pivd7u

Accessible Internet-of-Things and Internet-of-Content Services for All in the Home or on the Move

Adamantios Koumpis, Dimitris Tektonidis
2012 International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies  
The idea we promote in the chapter is to provide better support to users with disabilities and impairments from the comfort of their home by means of providing them with a set of scalable services which  ...  While users without impairments and generally well provided for, there are increasingly also users who have special needs, including the aged and those with a range of physical and mental disabilities  ...  and adaptive interfaces tend to be active interfaces.  ... 
doi:10.3991/ijim.v6i4.2190 fatcat:eagmowz3sfabneacyh3soffi7m

Gesture-Based Applications for Elderly People [chapter]

Weiqin Chen
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Gestures, independently or in combination with verbal communication, are used commonly to communicate messages.  ...  learning time and they lead to a high degree of user satisfaction.  ...  On the design level, the application must be adapted to older users' physical and perceptual characteristics. The interface should offer a certain degree of familiarity to overcome reservations.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-39330-3_20 fatcat:vyybbjekxzdyxkysfejwp7xbwe

Understanding Individual Differences: Towards Effective Mobile Interface Design and Adaptation for the Blind [article]

Tiago Guerreiro, Hugo Nicolau, João Oliveira, Joaquim Jorge, Daniel Gonçalves
2014 arXiv   pre-print
We aim to provide knowledge both for device design, device prescription and interface adaptation.  ...  We usually ignore this diversity as we have the capability to adapt and, without noticing, become experts in interfaces that were probably misadjusted to begin with.  ...  Tools for Dynamic Adaptation The same aforementioned advantages and opportunities present themselves when looking to a software user interface, with a plus: it can be adapted in real time to suit the user's  ... 
arXiv:1402.1037v1 fatcat:a4mm66fojbd7bahvh6bb75sjvm

The potential of adaptive interfaces as an accessibility aid for older web users

David Sloan, Matthew Tylee Atkinson, Colin Machin, Yunqiu Li
2010 Proceedings of the 2010 International Cross Disciplinary Conference on Web Accessibility (W4A) - W4A '10  
We review related work, and report on the early stages of our own work conducted to prove the concept of adaptations for accessibility in the specific context of supporting Web users with age-related capability  ...  We also consider the potential ethical issues of automated and semi-automated accessibility adaptations on the wellbeing of older Web users, and how these might best be managed in a suitably sensitive  ...  Adaptations generally exist to detect or mitigate specific user impairments, and target a specific type of interface or platform.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1805986.1806033 dblp:conf/w4a/SloanAML10 fatcat:rz6h7yqxobc3ra2ddimjysyybq
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