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Supervised digital neuropsychological tests for cognitive decline in elderly: usability and clinical validity (Preprint)

Francesca Lunardini, Matteo Luperto, Marta Romeo, Nicola Basilico, Katia Daniele, Domenico Azzolino, Sarah Damanti, Carlo Abbate, Daniela Mari, Matteo Cesari, N Alberto Borghese, Simona Ferrante
2020 JMIR mHealth and uHealth  
The system consists of a web app that implements a tablet-based version of the tests and consists of an innovative vocal assistant that acts as the virtual supervisor for the execution of the test.  ...  Altogether, the positive results pave the way for the deployment of the system to a nonsupervised environment, thus representing a potential efficacious and ecological solution to support clinicians in  ...  The speech module encompasses a speech recognition service that exploits the speech-to-text Google Cloud Platform Speech Application Programming Interface (API).  ... 
doi:10.2196/17963 pmid:32955442 fatcat:j4njtyyxafhctchipf42d3fxoq

An mHealth App (Speech Banana) for Auditory Training: App Design and Development Study

J Tilak Ratnanather, Rohit Bhattacharya, Margo B Heston, Joanne Song, Lindsey R Fernandez, Hong Seo Lim, Seung-Wook Lee, Edric Tam, Sungho Yoo, Seung-Ho Bae, Inez Lam, Hyoung Won Jeon (+2 others)
2021 JMIR mHealth and uHealth  
Past and present users were invited to evaluate the app via community forums and the System Usability Scale. Speech Banana has been implemented in English and Korean languages for iPad and web use.  ...  To address this gap between need and accessibility, we primarily aimed to develop a mobile health (mHealth) app called Speech Banana for AT.  ...  The authors would also like to thank Kim Bum Do, Hur Il Hoo, Lee Jaeeun, and Cha Yerin for lending their voices; Yun Hong Il for recording direction; and MBC for providing time and facilities toward the  ... 
doi:10.2196/20890 pmid:33720025 pmcid:PMC8088859 fatcat:pjakjj7ruzgffebbnumxiny2ni

The Internet-based Cognitive Assessment Tool: System Design and Feasibility Study (Preprint)

Pegah Hafiz, Kamilla Woznica Miskowiak, Lars Vedel Kessing, Andreas Elleby Jespersen, Kia Obenhausen, Lorant Gulyas, Katarzyna Żukowskab, Jakob Eyvind Bardram
2019 JMIR Formative Research  
cognitive assessment tool, and (3) examine the performance of automatic speech recognition (ASR) for the assessment of verbal recall.  ...  The screen for cognitive impairment in psychiatry (SCIP) test is a validated paper-and-pencil instrument for the assessment of cognition in affective disorders.  ...  LVK has been a consultant for Lundbeck for the past 3 years. The remaining authors report no conflicts of interest.  ... 
doi:10.2196/13898 pmid:31350840 pmcid:PMC6688443 fatcat:7mvryaa7kzdp7oumxk5adjl2uu

Towards Closed Feedback Loops in HRI

Birte Carlmeyer, David Schlangen, Britta Wrede
2014 Proceedings of the 2014 Workshop on Multimodal, Multi-Party, Real-World Human-Robot Interaction - MMRWHRI '14  
In this paper, we present a first step towards incremental processing for modeling asynchronous human-robot interactions, to allow closed feedback loops in HRI.  ...  We provide a first realization scenario as a proof of concept for our approach.  ...  In our contribution we propose a new approach to pave the way for more robust interaction capabilities.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2666499.2666500 dblp:conf/icmi/CarlmeyerSW14 fatcat:6ed3qje5fjeibcydvawleu4frq

WIRELESS CONTROL OF AN AUTOMOBILE USING AIR GESTURES

Priyamvadaa R, Sai Supriya, Savita SangappaMulimani
2017 International journal of research - granthaalayah  
Hand gesture recognition technology allows for the navigation of an automobile using only a series of finger and hand movements, eliminating the need for physical contact between operator and machine.  ...  Air gesture model is being as a key component to derive the benefit and gesture recognition is one obvious way to create a useful, highly adaptive interface between machines and their users.  ...  Acknowledgement We would like to thank Mr.Krishnananda, Assistant Professor, Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering, Bangalore for his inputs and guidance.  ... 
doi:10.29121/granthaalayah.v5.i4raceee.2017.3328 fatcat:puainuuxebepljrgty2tj5ahle

GEMINI: A Generic Multi-Modal Natural Interface Framework for Videogames [chapter]

Luís Filipe Teófilo, Pedro Alves Nogueira, Pedro Brandão Silva
2013 Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing  
The system is also prepared to use Nintendo's Wiimote™ as an auxiliary and unobtrusive gamepad for physically or verbally impractical commands.  ...  This encouraged a greater investment in new types of game controllers such as the WiiMote™, Rock Band™ instruments and the Kinect™.  ...  As such, an interfacing component was built for each device. For the implemented devices, three components have been developed in the Input Layer (see Figure 2 ).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-36981-0_81 fatcat:ixtk5rrs3bdatbev7svkixg47y

Software architecture and design of the Kontur-2 mission

Martin Stelzer, Bernhard-Michael Steinmetz, Peter Birkenkampf, Jorg Vogel, Bernhard Brunner, Stefan Kuhne
2017 2017 IEEE Aerospace Conference  
The space segment software consists of the control software for RJo and user interfaces on a laptop to guide the cosmonaut efficiently through the experiments.  ...  During contact to ISS, the ground operators used the ground segment software at DLR for experiment support, supervision, maintenance and data logging.  ...  Additionally, the TOP component uses the LED interface to draw the LED patterns required for the task.  ... 
doi:10.1109/aero.2017.7943816 fatcat:quvhxopwoffyzkwma6t2vlw55a

Emotion Recognition using Fuzzy K-Means from Oriya Speech

Sanghamitra Mohanty, Basanta Kumar Swain
2011 International journal of computer and communication technology  
Unfortunately, the rightminded interpretation of communicated message is possible for human-human communication but it's laborious for humanmachine communication.  ...  We have achieved the accuracy of 65.16% in recognizing above six mentioned emotions by incorporating mean pitch, first two formants, jitter, shimmer and energy as feature vectors for this research work  ...  For training the speech emotion recognition system we have used speech corpus consisting of more than 900 emotional speech texts incorporating all six mentioned emotions.  ... 
doi:10.47893/ijcct.2011.1066 fatcat:6behcaw4u5dovdvnlgbvpiub4i

Broadband communication support for earth observation from the International Space Station

Alex T. Nguyen, Michael Hadjitheodosiou, John S. Baras
2004 Computer Networks  
As both the need for broadband services from the ISS and from other upcoming space-missions increases, this option will play a role in enhancing the currently limited space-relay architecture until a next  ...  We show that a direct-to-ground option is a feasible solution to enhance the limited communication capabilities provided from the current ISS infrastructure.  ...  Acknowledgments This work is supported by the Center for Satellite and Hybrid Communication Networks, under NASA cooperative agreement NCC8-235 and NASA cooperative agreement NAG3-2844.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.comnet.2004.06.018 fatcat:lf6jpkifjbelbkjktlnxachrzq

Conversational Agents in Health Care: Scoping Review and Conceptual Analysis

Lorainne Tudor Car, Dhakshenya Ardhithy Dhinagaran, Bhone Myint Kyaw, Tobias Kowatsch, Shafiq Joty, Yin-Leng Theng, Rifat Atun
2020 Journal of Medical Internet Research  
There is an urgent need for a robust evaluation of diverse health care conversational agents' formats, focusing on their acceptability, safety, and effectiveness.  ...  Objective This study aimed to review the current applications, gaps, and challenges in the literature on conversational agents in health care and provide recommendations for their future research, design  ...  Acknowledgments This research is supported by the Ageing Research Institute for Society and Education (ARISE), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.  ... 
doi:10.2196/17158 pmid:32763886 fatcat:qpqg4jliqva45cfflsreqlayca

Wireless Avionics and Human Interfaces for Inflatable Spacecraft

Richard Alena, Steven R. Ellis, Jim Hieronymus, Dougal Maclise
2008 IEEE Aerospace Conference. Proceedings  
The crew can interact with intelligent software agents providing human-like interaction using speech.  ...  Complementary methods for virtual human interfaces will be evaluated, with the rapid development of this technology enabling significant advances to be realized in the next decade. 1 2 For piloting and  ...  for speech.  ... 
doi:10.1109/aero.2008.4526527 fatcat:ulxdpjmhcja4xk2wk32ocrv2oe

Towards Continuous Social Phenotyping: Analyzing Gaze Patterns in an Emotion Recognition Task for Children with Autism through Wearable Smart Glasses (Preprint)

Nick Haber, Catalin Voss, Anish Nag, Serena Tamura, Jena Daniels, Jeffrey Ma, Bryan Chiang, Shasta Ramachandran, Jessey Schwartz, Terry Winograd, Carl Feinstein, Dennis P. Wall
2019 Journal of Medical Internet Research  
Resolving these challenges will be an important step toward continuous tracking of the ASD phenotype.  ...  allow for these differences to be reliably exploited by machine learning systems.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to sincerely thank their participants, without whom this research would not be possible.  ... 
doi:10.2196/13810 pmid:32319961 fatcat:uyksbuoyr5cgzllygslrma3sfm

Unlocking the power of artificial intelligence and bigdata in medicine (Preprint)

Christian Lovis
2019 Journal of Medical Internet Research  
As a consequence, the scientific and technological progresses in handling information and its further processing and cross-linking for decision support and predictive systems must be accompanied by parallel  ...  Data-driven science and its corollaries in machine learning and the wider field of artificial intelligence have the potential to drive important changes in medicine.  ...  Transparency must be present for the motivation, outcomes, and process. Finally, methodologies applied to handle the processes must be strong and robust.  ... 
doi:10.2196/16607 pmid:31702565 pmcid:PMC6874800 fatcat:pba6vtyytjgllpyjmc5grnixlu

Game Plan: Development of a Web App Designed to Help Men Who Have Sex With Men Reduce Their HIV Risk and Alcohol Use

Tyler Wray, Christopher W Kahler, Erik M Simpanen, Don Operario
2018 JMIR Formative Research  
In this paper, we discuss the rationale, goals, and flow for each of Game Plan's components, which were modelled after common in-person and web-based brief motivational interventions for these behaviors  ...  The app's overall aesthetic (eg, branding, color palettes, icons/graphics) and its onboarding sequence was also designed to align with the "spirit" of MI by conveying respect for autonomy, open-mindedness  ...  the most robust empirical support [12, 15, 16] .  ... 
doi:10.2196/10125 pmid:30684415 pmcid:PMC6334688 fatcat:ils5px3epredvapr3jgxopz4ym

Improving the performance of NIRS-based brain-computer interfaces in the presence of background auditory distractions

Tiago H. Falk, K. Paton, S. Power, Tom Chau
2010 2010 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing  
In this paper, the effects of auditory distractions on the performance of brain-computer interfaces (BCI) based on nearinfrared spectroscopy (NIRS) are investigated.  ...  Index Terms-Brain-computer interface, near-infrared spectroscopy, hidden Markov model, auditory distraction.  ...  INTRODUCTION Brain-computer interfaces (BCI) have emerged as promising access solutions for individuals with severe and multiple disabilities.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icassp.2010.5495643 dblp:conf/icassp/FalkPPC10 fatcat:7i44gor3fvdppo7lvb5qnvw6b4
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