Donald J. Patterson

Intelligent Ubiquitous Computing to Support Alzheimer’s Patients

Intelligent Ubiquitous Computing to Support Alzheimer's Patients: Enabling the Cognitively Disabled Screenshot

Assisted Cognition systems provide active cognitive aids for people with reduced memory and problem-solving abilities due to Alzheimer’s Disease or other disorders. Two concrete examples of the Assisted Cognition systems we are developing are an ACTIVITY COMPASS that helps reduce spatial disorientation both inside and outside the home, and an ADL PROMPTER that helps patients carry out multi-step everyday tasks.(local copy)

Published in the proceedings of UbiCog ’02: First International Workshop on Ubiquitous Computing for Cognitive Aids


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