Distributed User Interfaces for Luria’s Tests for Older Adults

  • Pedro Cruz CaballeroEmail author
  • Amilcar Meneses Viveros
  • Erika HernándezRubio
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 617)


Luria’s tests can be used, mainly by psychologists, neuropsychologists or any other mental specialist, to analyze mental decline in older adults. The application of Luria’s tests in older adults using mobile devices may encounter different obstacles, not only because of visual, cognitive, and physical limitations but also when using devices with limited screen attributes or touch space. One of the most typical solution includes the implementation of contextual plasticity, which provide the applications with the possibility of use the best interface modality based on the user’s capabilities or to take advantage of closer devices like secondary screens. In this work we present a distributed graphic user interface for three Luria’s visual perceptual tests for older adults. This distributed graphic user interface is implemented in a prototype for iOS, using iPad and appleTV.


Mobile Device Graphic Element Multimodal Interaction Main Menu Solution Option 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pedro Cruz Caballero
    • 1
    Email author
  • Amilcar Meneses Viveros
    • 1
  • Erika HernándezRubio
    • 2
  1. 1.Departamento de ComputaciónCINVESTAV-IPNMéxico, D.F.Mexico
  2. 2.Instituto Politécnico NacionalSEPI-ESCOMMéxico, D.F.Mexico

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