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MAPS: Dynamic Scaffolding for Independence for Persons with Cognitive Impairments

  • Stefan Carmien
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2702)

Abstract

Individuals with cognitive disabilities are often unable to live independently due to their inability to perform daily tasks. Computationally enhanced dynamic prompting systems can mitigate this inability. Poor user interfaces, however, drive high levels of assistive technology abandonment by this population. To address this issue, MAPS (Memory Aiding Prompting System) provides an effective prompting system with an intuitive interface for configuration. User modeling techniques facilitate simple and effective prompting scripts for individual user needs.

Keywords

User Modeling Assistive Technology Executive Functionality Poor User Interface Script Editor 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Stefan Carmien
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  1. 1.Center for LifeLong Learning and DesignUniversity of Colorado at BoulderBoulder

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