Computerized Assessing the Mouse Proficiency through Multiple Indicators

  • Ming-Chung Chen
  • Yun-Lung Lin
  • Chien-Chuan Ko
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6179)


This study presents a computerized assessment tool which provides multiple parameters for evaluating a subject’s pointing and selecting proficiency. The Mi-CAT system could provide effect parameters, quality parameters, and visual information that serve as the multiple indicators for clinical professionals to decide whether a pointing device or a setting is proper for a client. Besides introducing the Mi-CAT system, this study also explore the effectiveness of applying Mi-CAT in identifying a proper pointing device for a 7-year-old girl. The results reported that the multiple indicators generated from Mi-CAT system would pinpoint a better device or setting for this girl.


mouse proficiency people with disabilities 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ming-Chung Chen
    • 1
  • Yun-Lung Lin
    • 2
  • Chien-Chuan Ko
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Special EducationNational Chiayi UniversityChiayiTaiwan, R.O.C.
  2. 2.Department of Information & Computer EducationNational Taiwan Normal UniversityTaipeiTaiwan
  3. 3.Department of Computer Science and Information EngineeringNational Chiayi UniversityChiayiTaiwan

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