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Embedding Expert System into a Computerized Assessment Tool for Mouse Proficiency

  • Chih-Ching Yeh
  • Ming-Chung Chen
  • Chi-Nung Chu
  • Chien-Chuan Cko
  • Ting-Fang Wu
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4554)

Abstract

This paper described an assessment system which embedded expert system based on theidea of neural network. Authors developed a computerized assessment tool for mouse operating proficiency and applied into clinical service. The result indicated that the objective tool had great contribution for selecting suitable pointing device for the client. However, clinical also found that comparing the effectiveness between different device and operation environment by some parameters was labor consuming. Expert system may be an available solution for clinical professional to select suitable pointing and selecting device more efficiently. Therefore, this study aimed to develop an embedding expert system into a computerized assessment tool for mouse operating proficiency.

Keywords

neural network cursor movement expert system 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chih-Ching Yeh
    • 1
  • Ming-Chung Chen
    • 2
  • Chi-Nung Chu
    • 3
  • Chien-Chuan Cko
    • 4
  • Ting-Fang Wu
    • 5
  1. 1.National Taiwan Normal University, Graduate Institute of Information and, Computer Education., 162, Sec. 1 Hoping East Rd., TaipeiTaiwan
  2. 2.National Chiayi University, Department of Special Education., 300 University Rd., ChiayiTaiwan
  3. 3.China University of Technology, Department of Management of Information System., 56, Sec. 3, Shinglung Rd., Wenshan Chiu, TaipeiTaiwan
  4. 4.National Chiayi University, Department of Computer Science and, Information Engineering. 300 University Rd., ChiayiTaiwan
  5. 5.National Taiwan Normal University, Graduate Institute of Rehabilitation Counsel., 162, Sec. 1 Hoping East Rd., TaipeiTaiwan

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