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Investigating novel point-select techniques for older people

Williams, N. and Hwang, F. (2007) Investigating novel point-select techniques for older people. In: 2007 IEEE 10th International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics, Vols 1 and 2. International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics ICORR. IEEE, New York, pp. 614-618. ISBN 1945-7898 9781424413195

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Abstract/Summary

As the number and proportion of older people worldwide continues to grow, robotic devices can play a role in helping older people continue to live independent and active lives. Graphical user interfaces (GUIs) and interactions that involve pointing to items and selecting them are becoming more common in assistive robots. The authors are currently working on a project investigating techniques to improve point-select interactions for older people. In particular, the project studies how older people respond to expanding and moving targets. The research is ongoing, and this paper describes the methods that will be used in upcoming experiments.

Item Type:Book or Report Section
Divisions:Faculty of Life Sciences > School of Biological Sciences > Department of Bio-Engineering
ID Code:14505
Uncontrolled Keywords:FITTS LAW
Additional Information:Proceedings Paper 10th IEEE International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics JUN 13-15, 2007 Noordwijk, NETHERLANDS
Publisher:IEEE

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