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Developing an APP with Taiwanese Image for Reminiscence Therapy of Dementia

Pei-Fen Wu, Hui-Jiun Hu, Kuang-Yi Fan
2018 Journal of Software  
The research developmental the APP that providing reference values for specific elderly user experiences in Taiwan, the images database is used will benefit in providing reference for the design of memory  ...  The study expects to slow down the mental decline of patient's and fill the memory voids of the elderly and their families.  ...  In the operational perception and sensory stage, the user can intuitively manipulate the product with a clear mental model [34] [35] .  ... 
doi:10.17706/jsw.13.7.395-406 fatcat:imcqvukiw5cajgket6rpmpb2dm

Concept, Analysis and Design of an Adaptive Rehabilitation Technology through Cognitive Effort Analysis

Gahangir Hossain
2018 JOJ Nursing & Health Care  
It calls for an in-depth analysis of a user's need as well as preference, estimate the cognitive ability-vs-demand gap from user's mental effort, and integrate user requirements using design and systems  ...  It also addresses the user's unintended consequences that may cause failure and facilitates subsequent modeling to improve technology performance resulting both accessible and useable interfaces for people  ...  Once the cognitive load is assessed through some measures from systems thinking and design thinking, the iceberg mental model is constructed by a Ploya process in mental modeling stage.  ... 
doi:10.19080/jojnhc.2018.06.555692 fatcat:ivldzbn4n5e4xedca5q6f5q7h4

Model-Based Development of Spatial Movement Skill Training System and Its Evaluation

2020 IEICE transactions on information and systems  
From these related studies, we systematically summarized issues and challenges related to spatial movement and the stages of spatial information processing, and created a new learning model for the improvement  ...  When moving through space, we have to consider the route to the destination and gather real-world information to check that we are following this route correctly.  ...  To move through space, it is essential to have an understanding of one's current surroundings, which requires mental efforts such as estimating and confirming the current location [3] .  ... 
doi:10.1587/transinf.2019edp7230 fatcat:sc5mgsjyjbfilbrw3ryzmt455u

Understanding the Effects of Urban Form and Navigational Aids on Wayfinding Behaviour and Spatial Cognition

Sima Vaez, Matthew Burke, Rongrong Yu
2021 Interdisciplinary Journal of Signage and Wayfinding  
Post-task tests showed that participants in the group without personal navigational aids were more successful in landmark recognition than map users.  ...  Thirty-eight participants were placed in one of three groups: i) a paper map only; ii) smartphones with the Google Maps app; and, iii) no navigational aids (local signage only).  ...  As GPS-based smartphone apps and similar technology improve, we need to continue to develop methods that help us observe behavior, capture acquired spatial memory, and understand how and why such memories  ... 
doi:10.15763/issn.2470-9670.2021.v5.i2.a86 fatcat:v3vef6mmbng5pkpsxdtinbwipe

Mobile Peer-Mentoring: An Approach to Make Veterans Seek Mental Health-Care Support a Normality

Rizwana Rizia, Nadiyah Johnson, A. B. M. Kowser Patwary, Golam Mushih Tanimul Ahsan, Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed, Zeno Franco, Katinka Hooyer, Bob Curry, Mark Flower
2014 Proceedings of the 10th IEEE International Conference on Collaborative Computing: Networking, Applications and Worksharing  
Mental health problems resulting from war related traumatic experiences often make social readjustment very difficult.  ...  The primary objective of DH program is to provide peer-mentor support to veterans going through social readjustment.  ...  Improved Data Quality With the paper-based approach, the survey responses from veterans are often biased by memory recall issues.  ... 
doi:10.4108/icst.collaboratecom.2014.257844 dblp:conf/colcom/RiziaJPAAFHCF14 fatcat:sze2l5msrjcxpo46a7kanns2ry

Observation Mapper - Templates and Data Collection and Visualisation Instruments

Christian Voigt
2021 Zenodo  
The observation mapper is a device for exploring ways to make data collection part of reflective sense making, through learning analytics and data visualisation.  ...  Mental models. Erlbaum. Left side graphic by Patton, J. (2014). User story mapping.  ...  A pedagogical foundation for the development of the mapper gadget is to enable a better understanding of how our observations create, shape and extend our mental models.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4575293 fatcat:tkmn5u2vjvcn3kw32lqqi6w3xa

Observation Mapper - Templates and Data Collection and Visualisation Instruments

Christian Voigt
2021 Zenodo  
The observation mapper is a device for exploring ways to make data collection part of reflective sense making, through learning analytics and data visualisation.  ...  Mental models. Erlbaum. Left side graphic by Patton, J. (2014). User story mapping.  ...  A pedagogical foundation for the development of the mapper gadget is to enable a better understanding of how our observations create, shape and extend our mental models.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4575292 fatcat:dh5cdsr7r5hzlmoiehtcy4yoxi

Co-Designing with Preschoolers Using Fictional Inquiry and Comicboarding

Alexis Hiniker, Kiley Sobel, Bongshin Lee
2017 Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI '17  
We used a holistic open-coding approach [16] to identify themes that were relevant to our design goal of understanding children's mental models of planning.  ...  The story describes characters from Star Wars™ planning out activities for R2D2's birthday party and documenting their plan with an app they call "Star Play Memory Technology."  ... 
doi:10.1145/3025453.3025588 dblp:conf/chi/HinikerSL17 fatcat:e33itl4idngspokty3jmxd53ge

Case study

Jhilmil Jain, Susan Boyce
2012 Proceedings of the 2012 ACM annual conference extended abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems Extended Abstracts - CHI EA '12  
In this case study we describe a four-step process for eliciting and analyzing user behavior with products over an extended period of time.  ...  The goal was to assess people's mental models of the two apps by encouraging them to talk about the two side by side.  ...  Related wordssimple, clear [3] Innovativeness: the ability of the app to excite the user through its novelty.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2212776.2212852 dblp:conf/chi/JainB12a fatcat:l62cw5o7yffcpawvuyd3rg6ppm

A User-centered Design Process of an mHealth Application for Health Professionals: A Case Study (Preprint)

Amarasinghe Arachchige Don Nalin Samandi Saparamadu, Piyum Fernando, Peizi Zeng, Wee Meng Henry Teo, Xi Tian Andrew Goh, Joanne Lee, Choong Weng, Leslie Lam
2020 JMIR mHealth and uHealth  
As a result of the design process, we could identify the mental models of processing requests for information and personal preferences based on the experience.  ...  Our objective is to generate a simple and functional user-centered design process for mHealth apps for health professionals. This paper presents the key learnings from design activities.  ...  Acknowledgments The researchers acknowledge the tremendous contributions toward focus group discussions, design activities, and user testing sessions by the nurses and doctors (participants).  ... 
doi:10.2196/18079 pmid:33769297 fatcat:eik4natcnzegdpkap4rk4tt3dm

Performance model driven QoS guarantees and optimization in clouds

Jim Li, John Chinneck, Murray Woodside, Marin Litoiu, Gabriel Iszlai
2009 2009 ICSE Workshop on Software Engineering Challenges of Cloud Computing  
This paper presents a method for achieving optimization in clouds by using performance models in the development, deployment and operations of the applications running in the cloud.  ...  Then an application App has a profit PROFIT App 6 c in C App P c f c 6 h,t in T App C h D ht where C App and T App are the sets of user classes and tasks involved with App.  ...  The architecture of the collection of services in the whole cloud is just the union of application models, plus a matrix of request frequencies from one service to another, through which the applications  ... 
doi:10.1109/cloud.2009.5071528 fatcat:vyxieyuypzganjdp56do2ao4j4

User-centred design of humanoid robots' communication

Sofia Thunberg, Tom Ziemke
2020 Paladyn: Journal of Behavioral Robotics  
Starting from theories of how humans form and adapt mental models of others, we investigated how the participatory design method, PICTIVE, can be used to generate design ideas about how a humanoid robot  ...  Five participants went through three phases based on eight scenarios from the state-of-the-art tasks in the RoboCup@Home social robotics competition.  ...  the map) the robot can help users to adjust their mental models on an ongoing basis.  ... 
doi:10.1515/pjbr-2021-0003 fatcat:cz2uypil4rfa7ir2xcdc7gk6bm

Characteristics of Successful Technological Interventions in Mental Resilience Training

V. Vakili, W.-P. Brinkman, N. Morina, M. A. Neerincx
2014 Journal of medical systems  
Despite the interest among mental health professionals and researchers in applying new technology-supported interventions for pre-trauma mental resilience training, there is a lack of recommendations about  ...  It presents lessons learned from technology developers currently working in the area, and it identifies some key clinical requirements for the supported resilience interventions.  ...  We then describe in Section 5 how intervention requirements were elicited from a number of subject-matter experts through concept sketches and mock-ups.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10916-014-0113-2 pmid:25062750 fatcat:b5didftuo5cnbiicwzu67ln7mm

Virtual Reality to Promote Real del Monte, Mexico

2020 WSEAS Transactions on Environment and Development  
This app offers new ways of advertising historical places of the region and, at the same time, promoting tourism  ...  The purpose of the project is that people can take a virtual tour through the pantheon with a smartphone to know the charm and mystery of its tombs, as well as digitally preserve the place in spite of  ...  So, the main utility of the app is to describe and analyze a set of characteristics of the place to show the tourist, through skills such as: perception, attention, understanding, thought, representation  ... 
doi:10.37394/232015.2020.16.78 fatcat:cmdqy4insbew5cigiylsmqyg7m

Unaccompanied Migrant Youth and Mental Health Technologies: A Social-Ecological Approach to Understanding and Designing

Franziska Tachtler, Reem Talhouk, Toni Michel, Petr Slovak, Geraldine Fitzpatrick
2021 Proceedings of the 2021 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems  
Through co-design workshops, and using the lens of the socialecological model of resilience, we explored the social-ecological factors that support or hinder UMY's use of mental health apps as resources  ...  This contributes: a rich description of the interplay of mental health apps with socialecological systems in which UMY are embedded; and the corresponding design considerations.  ...  Another key feature is that app stores the users' positive memories e.g., with friends represented by photos.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3411764.3445470 fatcat:y6c3l3lmvzbwvddjklt2nukome
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