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The development of personalised cognitive prosthetics

Nugent, CD, Davies, RJ, Donnelly, MP, Hallberg, J, Hariz, M, Craig, D, Moelaert, F, Bengtsson, JE, Savenstedt, S, Mulvenna, MD and Dröes, RM (2008) The development of personalised cognitive prosthetics. In: 30th Annual International IEEE Engineering and Medicine and Biology Society, Vancouver. UNSPECIFIED. 4 pp. [Conference contribution]

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DOI: 10.1109/IEMBS.2008.4649270


Persons suffering from mild dementia can benefit from a form of cognitive prosthetic which can be used to assist them with their day to day activities. Within our current work we are aiming to develop a successful user-validated cognitive prosthetic for persons with mild dementia. We have devised a three phased waterfall methodology to support our developments. Based on the evaluation of the first of these phases which involved the processes of user requirements gathering, prototype development and evaluation of in situ deployment of the technology we have been able to guide the technical development within the second phase of our work. Within this paper we provide an overview of the first phase of our methodology and demonstrate how we have used the results from this to guide the second phase of our work, especially with regards to the notion of personalisation.

Item Type:Conference contribution (Paper)
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Computing & Engineering
Faculty of Computing & Engineering > School of Computing and Mathematics
Research Institutes and Groups:Computer Science Research Institute
Computer Science Research Institute > Smart Environments
ID Code:7052
Deposited By: Professor Christopher Nugent
Deposited On:28 Jan 2010 09:25
Last Modified:08 Sep 2011 15:31

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