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Designing Messenger Visual, an instant messaging service for individuals with cognitive disability

Author
Tuset, P.; López, J.; Barberán, P.; Janer Garcia, Léonard; Cervelló-Pastor, C.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
III International Workshop on Ambient Assisted Living
Date of publication
2011
Presentation's date
2011-06-08
Book of congress proceedings
Ambient assisted living: third international workshop, IWAAL 2011, held at IWANN 2011, Torremolinos-Málaga, Spain, June 8-10, 2011: proceedings
First page
57
Last page
64
Publisher
Springer
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-21303-8_8 Open in new window
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/15564 Open in new window
URL
http://researchr.org/publication/iwann-2011iwaal Open in new window
Abstract
Considering the importance of Internet-based communications in our society, the lack of Instant Messaging (IM) services adapted to individuals with cognitive disabilities who have difficulties using written language creates a situation of exclusion that has a negative impact on their daily lives. To alleviate this situation we present Messenger Visual, an IM service that uses pictograms as the main communication system. Along the paper we introduce the main design aspects of an IM service to sup...
Citation
Tuset, P. [et al.]. Designing Messenger Visual, an instant messaging service for individuals with cognitive disability. A: International Workshop on Ambient Assisted Living. "Ambient assisted living: third international workshop, IWAAL 2011, held at IWANN 2011, Torremolinos-Málaga, Spain, June 8-10, 2011: proceedings". Torremolinos, Málaga: Springer, 2011, p. 57-64.
Group of research
BAMPLA - Design and Evaluation of Broadband Networks and Services

Participants

  • Tuset, Pere  (author and speaker )
  • López Gil, Juan Miguel  (author and speaker )
  • Barberán, Pere  (author and speaker )
  • Janer Garcia, Léonard  (author and speaker )
  • Cervelló Pastor, Cristina  (author and speaker )