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Observing the use of an input device for rehabilitation purposes

Author
Manresa-Yee, C.; Ponsa, P.; Salinas, I.; Perales López, Francisco José; Negre, F.; Varona, J.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Behaviour & information technology
Date of publication
2014-02-26
Volume
33
Number
3
First page
270
Last page
281
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1080/0144929X.2013.795607 Open in new window
URL
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/0144929X.2013.795607#.UxbEuOmPJjo Open in new window
Abstract
We designed and developed a vision-based computer interface which works with head movements. The system was implemented in a centre for users with cerebral palsy and they used it in contexts related with recreation or with education. During this process, it was observed that the continued use of the interface with a set of training tasks may act as a physical and cognitive rehabilitation tool and complement users’ rehabilitation therapy. We comment on five case studies of users who have worked...
Keywords
Disabled users, Human factors, Human–computer interaction, Motor and cognitive rehabilitation, Vision-based interface
Group of research
CS2AC-UPC - Supervision, Safety and Automatic Control
SIC - Smart Control Systems

Participants

  • Manresa-Yee, Cristina  (author)
  • Ponsa Asensio, Pedro  (author)
  • Salinas, Iosune  (author)
  • Perales López, Francisco José  (author)
  • Negre, Francisca  (author)
  • Varona, Javier  (author)