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Networked Interactive Photo Annotation and Reminiscence Content Delivery

  • Noriaki Kuwahara
  • Kiyoshi Yasuda
  • Shinji Abe
  • Kazuhiro Kuwabara
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4185)

Abstract

This paper proposes a distributed environment for dementia care that consists of interactive photo annotation and reminiscence content delivery over the Internet by using Semantic Web technologies. We first propose a Networked Interactive Photo Annotation service that supports Internet-based collaborative photo annotation among a remote video author and a dementia sufferer and his or her family. This system is built on top of an authoring tool we have developed to assist in reminiscence video production by making use of photo annotation. Combined with an IP video phone, the proposed system is intended to promote conversation between the video author and the dementia sufferer as well as to annotate the shared photo. Next, we present a Networked Interactive Reminiscence Content Delivery service that enables a remote dialog partner to initiate communication with the users via an IP video phone in order to deliver reminiscence contents to their display and to share these contents with them.

Keywords

Dementia Care Authoring Tool Photo Annotation Video Author Remote Author 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Noriaki Kuwahara
    • 1
  • Kiyoshi Yasuda
    • 1
    • 2
  • Shinji Abe
    • 1
  • Kazuhiro Kuwabara
    • 3
  1. 1.ATR Intelligent Robotics and Communication LaboratoriesKeihanna Science CityKyotoJapan
  2. 2.Chiba Rosai HospitalIchihara City, ChibaJapan
  3. 3.Ritsumeikan UniversityKusatsu City, ShigaJapan

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