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Title User modeling and adaptation for daily routines : providing assistance to people with special needs / edited by Estefania Martin, Pablo A. Haya, Rosa M. Carro
Published London : Springer, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 250 pages) : illustrations
Series Human-computer interaction series
Human-computer interaction series.
Contents Models and Theories. Extending In-Home User and Context Models to Provide Ubiquitous Adaptive Support Outside the Home / Amaia Aizpurua, Idoia Cearreta, Borja Gamecho, Raúl Miñón, Nestor Garay-Vitoria -- Diagnostic and Accessibility Based User Modelling / Stefan P. Carmien, Alberto Martínez Cantera -- User Modeling in Social Interaction with a Caring Agent / Berardina De Carolis, Irene Mazzotta, Nicole Novielli, Sebastiano Pizzutilo -- Design, Prototyping and Implementation. AGILE Interface for 'No-Learning Nor Experience Required' Interaction / Santiago Martinez, Antonio L. Carrillo, Kenneth C. Scott-Brown, Juan Falgueras -- Context-Aware Recommender Systems Influenced by the Users' Health-Related Data / Martín López-Nores, Yolanda Blanco-Fernández, José J. Pazos-Arias -- Evaluation. Requirements Engineering in a Mobile Setting: How Travelers with a Cognitive Impairment Ask for and Use Help / Stephen Fickas, Rik Lemoncello, McKay Moore Sohlberg -- Evaluating Recommender Systems for Supportive Technologies / Jill Freyne, Shlomo Berkovsky -- Automated Usability Evaluation of Model-Based Adaptive User Interfaces for Users with Special and Specific Needs by Simulating User Interaction / Michael Quade, Grzegorz Lehmann, Klaus-Peter Engelbrecht, Dirk Roscher, Sahin Albayrak
Summary User Modeling and Adaptation for Daily Routines is motivated by the need to bring attention to how people with special needs can benefit from adaptive methods and techniques in their everyday lives. Assistive technologies, adaptive systems and context-aware applications are three well-established research fields. There is, in fact, a vast amount of literature that covers HCI-related issues in each area separately. However, the contributions in the intersection of these areas have been less visible, despite the fact that such synergies may have a great impact on improving daily living. Presenting a comprehensive review of state-of-the-art practices on user modeling and adaptation for people with special needs, as well as some reflections on the challenges that need to be addressed in this direction, topics covered within this volume include the analysis, design, implementation and evaluation of adaptive systems to assist users with special needs to take decisions and fulfil daily routine activities. Particular emphasis is paid to major trends in user modeling, ubiquitous adaptive support, diagnostic and accessibility, recommender systems, social interaction, designing and building adaptive assistants for daily routines, field studies and automated evaluation. Nine leading contributors write on key current research in the domain of adaptive applications for people with special needs, integrating and summarizing findings from the best known international research groups in these areas. User Modeling and Adaptation for Daily Routines highlights how adaptation technologies can ease daily living for all, and support sustainable high-quality healthcare, demographic ageing and social/economic inclusion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Self-help devices for people with disabilities.
Human-computer interaction.
Activities of Daily Living.
Disabled Persons -- rehabilitation.
Self-Help Devices.
User-Computer Interface.
Form Electronic book
Author Martín, Estefanía.
Haya, Pablo A.
Carro, Rosa M.
LC no. 2013932008
ISBN 9781447147787 (electronic bk.)
1447147782 (electronic bk.)