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People with Special Needs and Traffic Safety
Linköping University, Department of Computer and Information Science, Database and information techniques. Linköping University, The Institute of Technology.
Linköping University, The Institute of Technology. Linköping University, Department of Computer and Information Science, Database and information techniques.
Linköping University, The Institute of Technology. Linköping University, Department of Computer and Information Science, Database and information techniques.
2008 (English)In: The Engineering Handbook of Smart Technology for Aging, Disability and Independence / [ed] Abdelsalam (Sumi) Helal, Mounir Mokhtari, Bessam Abdulrazak, USA: Wiley , 2008, 1, -944 p.Chapter in book (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

An advanced look at smart technology to promote the independence of the elderly and disabled

Ongoing research and advancements in technology are essential for the continuing independence of elderly and disabled persons. The Engineering Handbook of Smart Technology for Aging, Disability, and Independenceprovides a thorough analysis of these technologies and the needs of the elderly and disabled, including a breakdown of demographics, government spending, growth rate, and much more.

Each chapter is written by an expert in his or her respective field, and gives readers unparalleled insight into the research and developments in a multitude of important areas, including:

  • User-need analyses, classifications, and policies
  • Assistive devices and systems for people with motor disabilities
  • Assistive devices and systems for people with visual and hearing impairments
  • Human-machine interaction and virtual reality
  • Assistive robotics
  • Technology for user mobility and object manipulation
  • Smart homes as assistant environments
  • A discussion of emerging standards and guidelines to build accessible devices, tools, and environments

This book is an indispensable resource for researchers and professionals in computer science, rehabilitation science, and clinical engineering. It also serves as a valuable textbook for graduate students in the aforementioned fields.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
USA: Wiley , 2008, 1. -944 p.
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Smart Technology, Vehiclular Communication, Traffic Safety, Elderly
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Computer Science
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-43675DOI: 10.1002/9780470379424Local ID: 74513ISBN: 978-0-471-71155-1 (print)ISBN: 047-17-1155-1 (print)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-43675DiVA: diva2:264535
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Chapter 24

Available from: 2009-10-10 Created: 2009-10-10 Last updated: 2014-06-24Bibliographically approved

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