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The Engineering Handbook of Smart Technology for Aging, Disability and Independence

Wiley, J,
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An advanced look at smart technology to promote the independenceof the elderly and disabled
Ongoing research and advancements in technology are essentialfor the continuing independence of elderly and disabled persons.The Engineering Handbook of Smart Technology for Aging,Disability, and Independence provides a thorough analysis ofthese technologies and the needs of the elderly and disabled,including a breakdown of demographics, government spending, growthrate, and much more.
Each chapter is written by an expert in his or her respectivefield, and gives readers unparalleled insight into the research anddevelopments in a multitude of important areas, including:
* User-need analyses, classifications, and policies
* Assistive devices and systems for people with motordisabilities
* Assistive devices and systems for people with visual andhearing impairments
* Human-machine interaction and virtual reality
* Assistive robotics
* Technology for user mobility and object manipulation
* Smart homes as assistant environments
* A discussion of emerging standards and guidelines to buildaccessible devices, tools, and environments
This book is an indispensable resource for researchers andprofessionals in computer science, rehabilitation science, andclinical engineering. It also serves as a valuable textbook forgraduate students in the aforementioned fields.

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Titel: The Engineering Handbook of Smart Technology for Aging, Disability and Independence
Autoren/Herausgeber: Abdelsalam Helal, Mounir Mokhtari, Bessam Abdulrazak
Ausgabe: 1. Auflage

ISBN/EAN: 9780470379356

Seitenzahl: 1.000
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

Abdelsalam (Sumi) Helal, PhD, is a Professor in the Computerand Information Science and Engineering Department (CISE) at theUniversity of Florida. His research interests span the areas ofpervasive and mobile computing, assistive environments, and healthtelematics.
Mounir Mokhtari, PhD, is an Associate Professor atInstitut TELECOM (formerly GET/INT) in France. His researchactivity focuses on human-machine interaction, rehabilitationrobotics, and health telematics.
Bessam Abdulrazak, PhD, is an Assistant Professor at theUniversity of Sherbrooke, Canada. His research interests includeubiquitous and pervasive computing, ambient intelligence, smartspaces, assistive technologies, and rehabilitation robotics.

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