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iCane – A Partner for the Visually Impaired [chapter]

Tsung-Hsiang Chang, Chien-Ju Ho, David Chawei Hsu, Yuan-Hsiang Lee, Min-Shieh Tsai, Mu-Chun Wang, Jane Hsu
2005 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
It is the responsibility of the society to lessen the inconvenience and anxiety experienced by the handicapped.  ...  In addition to helping one to avoid obstacles on the sidewalks, technology can further help in navigating to places.  ...  Acknowledgements This research is supported in part by a grant (NSC-93-2218-E-002-148) from the National Science Council in Taiwan and a grant from Intel.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11596042_41 fatcat:d3k4lwq2bzdldm7dymoxg2yvzu

A High Level Synthesis Flow Using Model Driven Engineering [chapter]

Sebastien Le Beux, Laurent Moss, Philippe Marquet, Jean-Luc Dekeyser
2011 Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering  
The set of concepts associated to an IR is generally difficult to handle  ...  The gap between high abstraction levels and low abstraction levels is often bridged with one or several Internal Representations (IR) [15, 16, 19] in HLS tools.  ...  Origin, Paving and Fitting) in order to generate the right data path.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-90-481-9965-5_12 fatcat:uy67gnki3na6ljxh5pdr7h3roa

An Explainable AI System for Automated COVID-19 Assessment and Lesion Categorization from CT-scans [article]

Matteo Pennisi, Isaak Kavasidis, Concetto Spampinato, Vincenzo Schininà, Simone Palazzo, Francesco Rundo, Massimo Cristofaro, Paolo Campioni, Elisa Pianura, Federica Di Stefano, Ada Petrone, Fabrizio Albarello (+3 others)
2021 arXiv   pre-print
to the virus, i.e., crazy paving, consolidation and ground glass.  ...  Finally, the AI models are integrated into a user-friendly GUI to support AI explainability for radiologists, which is publicly available at  ...  Acknowledgment We thank the " Covid Regulation and Informed Consent All data and methods were carried out in accordance to the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679.  ... 
arXiv:2101.11943v1 fatcat:un4qgqvkmvdmpaizy2cpwuer5m

IEEE Access Special Section Editorial: Toward Smart Cities With IoT Based on Crowdsensing

Kun Wang, Zhibo Wang, Ye-Qiong Song, Dejun Yang, Shibo He, Wei Wang
2021 IEEE Access  
Despite the advantages of crowdsensing and the IoT, there are many challenges to utilize crowdsensing over the IoT for smart cities, such as how to allocate tasks to appropriate users to provide high-quality  ...  sensing data, how to incentivize users to participate in crowdsourcing, how to detect the reliability of the crowdsourced data, and how to protect the privacy of users.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2021.3106756 fatcat:eumlh6bkdfdtfaw2tu23cvegci

Tool for accurately predicting website navigation problems, non-problems, problem severity, and effectiveness of repairs

Marilyn Hughes Blackmon, Muneo Kitajima, Peter G. Polson
2005 Proceedings of the SIGCHI conference on Human factors in computing systems - CHI '05  
Then we devised automatable problem-identification rules and used multiple regression analysis on that large dataset to develop a new CWW formula for accurately predicting problem severity.  ...  We then conducted a third experiment to test the prediction formula and refined CWW against an independent dataset, resulting in full cross-validation of the formula.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This work was supported by an NSF grant, EIA-0137759 to the first author.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1054972.1054978 dblp:conf/chi/BlackmonKP05 fatcat:syxvq4wwvvh4bhtgeteebbwr5q


Y. Dehbi, L. Klingbeil, L. Plümer
2020 The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences  
The semantically rich building models are used to specify semantic user queries such as roof or facade inspection.  ...  Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) are used for the inspection of areas which are otherwise difficult to access.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This work was supported by the German Research Foundation (DFG) as part of the project 'Mapping on Demand' (FOR 1505, PL 188/10-1).  ... 
doi:10.5194/isprs-archives-xliii-b1-2020-521-2020 fatcat:tp7zjwmghngqzk5bw7v55ahvsy

Automatic Evaluation System for Piano Performance Based on the Internet of Things Technology under the Background of Artificial Intelligence

Jianan Yu, Sang-Bing Tsai
2021 Mathematical Problems in Engineering  
method, and model construction method to collect samples, analyze the automatic evaluation model, and streamline the algorithm, and based on these foundations, a practical automatic evaluation system  ...  In order to in-depth study whether the Internet of Things technology can be used in the automatic evaluation of piano performance, this article uses artificial system comparison method, database establishment  ...  Conflicts of Interest e authors declare no potential conflicts of interest with respect to the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2021/8501960 fatcat:agbnm7rpsffbjjrldzxji7x64y

Measuring Task Learning Curve with Usage Graph Eccentricity Distribution Peaks

Vagner Figueredo de Santana, Rogério Abreu de Paula, Claudio Santos Pinhanez
2018 Journal of Interactive Systems  
The proposed technique supported the identification of 6 different task learning curves in the set of 17 tasks, allowing differentiating tasks easy to perform (e.g., view content and login) from tasks  ...  Interaction Log Analysis involves tackling problems as automatic task identification, modeling task deviation, and computing task learning curve.  ...  The presence of the same task in different clusters considering EDP shows that the same task is performed considering different possible paths present in the event streams, which paves the path for measuring  ... 
doi:10.5753/jis.2018.708 fatcat:uibtlxlb7bez3ive2lcc6vupeu

Automatic detection of perforators for microsurgical reconstruction

Carlos Mavioso, Ricardo J. Araújo, Hélder P. Oliveira, João C. Anacleto, Maria Antónia Vasconcelos, David Pinto, Pedro Gouveia, Celeste Alves, Fátima Cardoso, Jaime S. Cardoso, Maria João Cardoso
2020 Breast  
well as the inherent subjectivity to the task.  ...  This pilot study paves the way for a success story.  ...  Although the proposed pipeline is not completely automatic, the effort required by the user is significantly reduced.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.breast.2020.01.001 pmid:31972533 pmcid:PMC7375543 fatcat:d5saatqijbah7h2kx2b464vjty

A Navigation and Augmented Reality System for Visually Impaired People

Alice Lo Valvo, Daniele Croce, Domenico Garlisi, Fabrizio Giuliano, Laura Giarré, Ilenia Tinnirello
2021 Sensors  
The proposed system allows visually impaired people to easily navigate in indoor and outdoor scenarios simply by loading a previously recorded virtual path and providing automatic guidance along the route  ...  Moreover, ARIANNA+ adds the possibility for the users to have enhanced interactions with the surrounding environment, through convolutional neural networks (CNNs) trained to recognize objects or buildings  ...  Acknowledgments: This work was supported in part by the European Union (EU) Founded Research Projects INTERREG V-A Italia-Malta 2014-2020 "I-ACCESS Implementing the Accessibility to Urban Historic Center's  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21093061 pmid:33924773 fatcat:fpwormauznbeveqc6cbkuy5ay4

Benefiting from users' gaze: selection of image regions from eye tracking information for provided tags

Tina Walber, Ansgar Scherp, Steffen Staab
2013 Multimedia tools and applications  
We have analyzed 799 gaze paths from 30 subjects viewing imagetag-pairs with the task to decide whether a tag could be found in the image or not.  ...  We investigate the principle idea of finding objects in images by looking at gaze paths from users, viewing images with an interest in a specific object.  ...  Acknowledgement We thank the subjects participating in our experiment. The research leading to this article was partially supported by the EU project SocialSensor (FP7-287975).  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11042-013-1390-3 fatcat:ww2vyf25ujgvtfz2uxx7qukcc4

Road Surface Classification with Images Captured From Low-cost Camera - Road Traversing Knowledge (RTK) Dataset

Thiago Rateke, Karla Aparecida Justen, Aldo Von Wangenheim
2019 Revista de Informática Teórica e Aplicada  
The quality of the road surface has a direct impact on the comfort and especially on the safety of road users. In emerging countries it's common to find unpaved roads or roads with no maintenance.  ...  The type of road pavement directly influences the way vehicles are driven. It's common to find papers that deal with path detection but don't take into account major changes in road surface patterns.  ...  Acknowledgements This study was financed in part by the Coordenação de Aperfei -çoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior -Brasil (CAPES) -Finance Code 001.  ... 
doi:10.22456/2175-2745.91522 fatcat:knyb7b3rfrb7lkytrbp4okusjq

A Review of Parallelization Tools and Introduction to Easypar

Sudhakar Sah, Vinay G. Vaidya
2012 International Journal of Computer Applications  
Multicore processors have paved the way to increase the performance of any application by the virtue of benefits of parallelization.  ...  A number of tools proposed in the past ease the effort of parallel programming. This paper presents a classification of such parallelization tools.  ...  questions asked to the user.  ... 
doi:10.5120/8944-3108 fatcat:mxaohvalvrecrmxlplzyzq7x2i

An Adapted Wayfinding System for Pedestrians with Cognitive Disabilities

Javier Gomez, Germán Montoro, Juan Carlos Torrado, Adalberto Plaza
2015 Mobile Information Systems  
From the evaluation, we concluded that our system improves users' performance in terms of the number who reached the destination and were able to identify it correctly.  ...  This paper presents a novel wayfinding system adapted to people with cognitive disabilities. It adapts to the user in terms of route calculation, instructions delivery, and interface design.  ...  In other words, the image collection task can be automatized. Therefore, human and time resources required to provide the assistance are also reduced.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2015/520572 fatcat:2pasfdeikfbi5nyuqys7fi7ds4

Toward Adaptive VR Simulators Combining Visual, Haptic, and Brain-Computer Interfaces

Anatole Lecuyer, Laurent George, Maud Marchal
2013 IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications  
Acknowledgments We thank those people who contributed to the results presented in this article: Fabien Lotte, Loeiz Glondu, Laurent Bonnet, Jozef Legény, Emilien Petit, and Marwan Badawi.  ...  Spatial Interfaces The haptic assistance was activated in the most difficult part of the path-following task.  ...  the BCI's identification of brain waves.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mcg.2013.80 pmid:24808078 fatcat:uqmhwouu25ecpaqd42kgqmmpjq
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