Socialware for People with Cognitive Disabilities
Socialware is a multiagent system that supports social activities in the symbiotic society. In this chapter, we focused on supporting people with such cognitive disabilities as dementia, aphasia, higher cerebral dysfunction, and senior citizens suffering from cognitive decline. We propose general socialware architecture for people with disabilities as multiagent systems that are composed of personal, communication, and community agents. Three experimental systems are introduced: a networked reminiscence system, a walk navigation system using photographs, and a conversation support system for people with aphasia.
KeywordsSymbiotic computing socialware multiagent system people with disabilities
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