People with Motor and Mobility Impairment: Human Computer Interaction, Rehabilitation

Introduction to the Special Thematic Session
  • Michiaki Yasumura
  • Kazuyuki Itoh
  • Akira Ichikawa
  • Akira Okamoto
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4061)

Abstract

Here we describe the summary of the STS on “People with Mobility Impairment: Human Comuter Interaction, Rehabilitation” that was proposed by Japanese research group of the Grant-in-Aid Scientific Research of the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology. Twelve excellent papers are presented, whose authors are from Europe, North America, and Asia. Among them, 6 papers focus on cursor control by eye movement, and 6 papers describe other new challenges of assistive technologies.

Keywords

Cerebral Palsy Assistive Technology Haptic Device Mobility Impairment Excellent Paper 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michiaki Yasumura
    • 1
  • Kazuyuki Itoh
    • 2
  • Akira Ichikawa
    • 3
  • Akira Okamoto
    • 4
  1. 1.Faculty of Environmental InformationKeio UniversityFujisawa, KanagawaJapan
  2. 2.National Rehabilitation Center for Persons with DisabilitiesSaitamaJapan
  3. 3.Graduate School of Science and technologyChiba UniversityChibaJapan
  4. 4.Research and Support Center on Higher Education for the Hearing and Visually ImpairedTsukuba University of TechnologyIbarakiJapan

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