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Dementia and mobility - issues, needs and solutions

Daniel Bell, Susanne Wolf-Eberl, Patrick Posch
2018 Transactions on Transport Sciences  
While a number of national and international research projects especially focussed on the older age groups and their requirements for staying mobile by developing solutions on the individual, technological  ...  and infrastructural level, solutions for people who suffer from cognitive impairment as a result of dementia are still missing.  ...  Acknowledgements: The KOMPETENZ project was funded in the programme "Mobilität der Zukunft" of the Austrian Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology (BMVIT) (FFG project number 855011).  ... 
doi:10.5507/tots.2018.005 fatcat:qmyurgcbjffzrlqamituyevlga

Varying salience in indoor landmark selection for familiar and unfamiliar wayfinders: evidence from machine learning and self-reports

Zhiyong Zhou, Robert Weibel, Haosheng Huang
2021
users and ignore selecting landmarks for familiar users, particularly in indoor environments.  ...  users 17 and ignore selecting landmarks for familiar users, particularly in indoor environments.  ...  A lot of 40 1 Corresponding author indoor landmark selection data for route-receivers who are familiar and unfamiliar with the65 environment, respectively, and trained LambdaMART-based [1] indoor landmark  ... 
doi:10.5167/uzh-206929 fatcat:i7naktuqevfm3oqyfibrptjpai

Varying salience in indoor landmark selection for familiar and unfamiliar wayfinders: evidence from machine learning and self-reports [article]

Zhiyong Zhou, Robert Weibel, Haosheng Huang
2021
users 17 and ignore selecting landmarks for familiar users, particularly in indoor environments.  ...  13 For human-centered mobile navigation systems, a computational landmark selection model 14 is critical to automatically include landmarks for communicating routes with users.  ...  indoor landmark selection data for route-receivers who are familiar and unfamiliar with the65 environment, respectively, and trained LambdaMART-based [1] indoor landmark selection 66 models for users of  ... 
doi:10.25436/e24s34 fatcat:qvbpvaotkrbfxhsq65mjlcj7qe

Event-based applications and enabling technologies

Annika Hinze, Kai Sachs, Alejandro Buchmann
2009 Proceedings of the Third ACM International Conference on Distributed Event-Based Systems - DEBS '09  
However, the understanding of events, their composition and level of abstraction, the style of processing and the quality of service requirements vary drastically across application domains.  ...  We introduce the basic notions of event processing to create a common understanding, present the enabling technologies that are used for the implementation of event-based systems, survey a wide range of  ...  Industry is asking for reliable and unbiased performance modeling and evaluation. This will require the involvement of organizations, such as TPC and SPEC.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1619258.1619260 dblp:conf/debs/HinzeSB09 fatcat:ca66ahf6b5dxpkeackhxlf7q2y

Reimagining safer school streets with children using the crosswalk program

Ruchi Varma
2021 IATSS Research  
Children account for about 34% of the urban population in India. However, they continue to be forced daily consumers of adult-designed built environments.  ...  The program is focused on and aligned with the frameworks of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals on road safety, human rights, and human-centric urban development.  ...  The curriculum could not have been implemented without the support of volunteer facilitators, Richa Bisht, Shweta Kadam, Shikha Gupta, Shikha Dhiman, Naina Agarwal, Aarush Bisht, and Kavya Bisht.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.iatssr.2021.03.003 fatcat:o5uf26zsqbf5jltf2e6nbcz7kq

Compilation of 51 case study profiles; overviews and in-depth investigations

Kristin Tovaas, Saydrina Govender, Ralf Brand, Michele Masnata, Christian Melchiorre, Andrea Lorenzini, Lidia Sala, Sarah Brooke, Caitlin Cottrill, Steve Wright, Ruud Van der Ploeg, Thomas Geier (+1 others)
2019 Zenodo  
These have been conducted through thorough desk research, and in some cases interviews and email correspondences with the people associated with the cases  ...  and social innovations in public transport that have led to improved accessibility, inclusive mobility and equity in the prioritised areas by responding better to their specific needs and demographics  ...  The Gothenburg Department for Special Services and the KOLLA management team, which included officers of the Special Service and the Traffic Department, of Västtrafik and the project managers of the different  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5747631 fatcat:36wyodvrmvewbiqrkgi3e2nkrm

Populist Placemaking: Spatial Regulating to Advance Open Government-Citizen Discourse

Michael N. Widener
2017 Social Science Research Network  
environment to green spaces, extending social inclusion for the frequently excluded, and promoting fair economics.  ...  Those with the greatest influence and power typically dictate where places are made.  ...  processes for the role and judgment of human governance. 304 Local governments are far from that state of play, because two-way communications and networking through social media remains in its infancy  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.3087689 fatcat:l4lcjzhwuja33pqz3tt5uvdy5a

Enabling full-service and special school teachers working with visually impaired learners [chapter]

Maesala Manis, Free State Department of Basic Education, University of Pretoria
2021 Opening Eyes  
Acknowledgement Sections of this chapter represent more than 50% reworking of the PhD thesis: Greyvenstein, I., 2017, 'Higher-order  ...  the learner becomes familiar with the route. • Once the learner is familiar with routes, introduce a rolling cane so that they can feel the area in front of the wheelchair.  ...  For example, a lesson can entail merely talking about three landmarks and repeating this until the learner is familiar with them.  ... 
doi:10.4102/aosis.2020.bk179.06 fatcat:c7wp5gvvpzddpdpvcxriei6bce

Human rights and visual impairment [chapter]

Juan Bornman, University of Pretoria
2021 Opening Eyes  
Acknowledgement Sections of this chapter represent more than 50% reworking of the PhD thesis: Greyvenstein, I., 2017, 'Higher-order  ...  the learner becomes familiar with the route. • Once the learner is familiar with routes, introduce a rolling cane so that they can feel the area in front of the wheelchair.  ...  For example, a lesson can entail merely talking about three landmarks and repeating this until the learner is familiar with them.  ... 
doi:10.4102/aosis.2020.bk179.03 fatcat:2ojrmsksljfjpkryacl552g4x4

Business as usual?

Robin Johnson
2011 Housing Care and Support  
The steering group gave valuable support, notably Dr Mark Palmer, a digital artist and lecturer who helped with coding and Nola Davis, service user representative who made an invaluable contribution.  ...  Acknowledgements We are grateful to the participants who gave their time and to the NHS occupational and arts therapy staff who helped to facilitate the research in practice settings.  ...  And that, in turn, reinforced the outdated concept of giver and receiver in the world order.  ... 
doi:10.1108/hcs.2011.54614baa.001 fatcat:2oam7sfnlrbd5krhwtjzmcdwre

Ubiquitous Gaze Sensing and Interaction (Dagstuhl Seminar 18252)

Lewis Chuang, Andrew Duchowski, Pernilla Qvarfordt, Daniel Weiskopf, Michael Wagner
2019 Dagstuhl Reports  
This report documents the program and outcomes of the three day Dagstuhl Seminar 18252 "Ubiquitous Gaze Sensing and Interaction".  ...  for reliable gaze sensing technology.  ...  In social interactions, detecting and understanding socially important cues is crucial for the functional communication with other individuals and the development of social skills.  ... 
doi:10.4230/dagrep.8.6.77 dblp:journals/dagstuhl-reports/ChuangDQW18 fatcat:7nfkzimerrb3hpcb25bwy7sf5e

Adjunct Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Location-Based Services

S.N.
2019
Acknowledgments This paper is part of a project that has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 818346 called "Sino-EU Soil Observatory  ...  Acknowledgement This research is funded by ÖBB-Infrastruktur AG (owner, constructor and operator of the Austrian railway network) and BMVIT (Austrian Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology)  ...  on the determination of mental routes, addressing the level of familiarity with the subject, with the symbology of indoor maps.  ... 
doi:10.5167/uzh-177490 fatcat:7sducyxtabg6lppdu4pgap7sre

Volume 17 : 2019 Issue 1

MIP Malaysia
2019 PLANNING MALAYSIA JOURNAL  
International Grant, VOT A127, titled "A Collaborative Multi-Agency Platform for Building Resilient Communities".  ...  Acknowledgement The authors express their gratitude to the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) for the financial support under the  ...  The main purpose of this social environment is to strengthen their social interaction and to improve their social bonding in maintaining their well-being with the community.  ... 
doi:10.21837/pmjournal.v17.i9.580 fatcat:fpm5fk2ztvfove2dpyxrolfvry

Asian Social Science, Vo. 5, No. 9, September, 2009. All in one PDF file

Editor ASS
2009 Asian Social Science  
Acknowledgements We would like to thank the Institute of Research and Development for Health of Southern Thailand for funding this study, Prof.  ...  Virasakdi Chonsuvivatwong for his valuable suggestion and guidance. Thanks also to Assoc. Prof. Michael P Jone for his valuable comments.  ...  In bidding for foreign engineering, it is inevitable to contact with foreigners. On one hand, we should be familiar with the compilation of bid and the negotiation of contract.  ... 
doi:10.5539/ass.v5n9p0 fatcat:ku77l45mojfglftkn2ippyp4qu

Coping With Calamity: Environmental Change and Peasant Response in Central China, 1736–1949. By Jiayan Zhang (Vancouver, University of British Columbia Press) 276 pp. $95.00 cloth $32.95 paper

David A. Pietz
2015 Journal of Interdisciplinary History  
Acknowledging the role of philanthropy for religious communities, Hammack and Anheier suggest that the need for collaboration between small religious communities in securing funding for their operations  ...  Klubock's study sits at the intersection of social and environmental history, focusing on the "social experience of environmental change" in the context of state-led forestry development during the late  ...  A particularly important contribution of Coping with Calamity is the explanatory power of the environmental approach, which sustains an array of economic, social, and cultural responses to environmental  ... 
doi:10.1162/jinh_r_00899 fatcat:kwxf52dxc5h7zf72izfssk7rku
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