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By Ryan Woolrych, Andrew Sixsmith, Ben Mortenson, Steve Robinovitch, Fabio Feldman (auth.), Jit Biswas, Hisato Kobayashi, Lawrence Wong, Bessam Abdulrazak, Mounir Mokhtari (eds.)

This e-book constitutes the refereed lawsuits of the eleventh foreign convention on clever houses and wellbeing and fitness Telematics, ICOST 2013, held in Singapore, in June 2013. The 22 revised complete papers offered including one invited paper and 19 brief papers have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from fifty three submissions. The papers are equipped in topical sections on Supportive know-how for growing older and other people with Cognitive Impairment; task popularity and Algorithmic suggestions; belief, protection and Social concerns; Assistive Robotics and HCI matters; assisting security and Pervasive Healthcare; domestic power utilization, Reasoning Framework, prone; Algorithms for shrewdpermanent houses; Eldercare – job reputation and Fall Detection; Healthcare and Rehabilitation; Robotics and Assistive Living.

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On the other hand, considering the touch screen feature in SmartPhones, there is a need to improve mUI so that it can satisfy & please elderly in their use, while providing a line of useful services related to the elderly population [4]. To the best of our knowledge, research in mUI design for elderly people has not been extensively explored and there are limited interface design guidelines available while designing for elderly (interested readers are refer to [7]). In the next section, we present our effort to address the issues presented above.

Only three used the touch scrolling, as they were already accustomed to it. e. navigation arrows and touch scrolling). After this learning phase, participants found touch scrolling very intuitive as most of them said “we flip pages like in magazine, moving finger/hand form right to left”. sixteen participants faced a difficulty to return to home screen (while navigation between screens). In the current version of PhonAge, returning to home screen is done always using the back button provided by the device.

Fig. 5. 1 Experimental Setup Our selected datasets consist of a group of daily activities (more than 8 activities for each of the datasets) acquired from two elderly persons for a duration of 2-week.

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