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Reporte técnico sobre Visual Studio 2010
Alternative and augmentative communication for people with disabilities and language problems: an eye gaze tracking approach
Alternative and augmentative communications encapsulates the use of technology to provide communication means for people with some sort of disability. In this paper, we present a prototype that provides both pictographic ...
Improving deaf people accessibility and communication through automatic sign language recognition using novel technologies
Communication is a key for human development. Nevertheless, deaf people have difficulty interacting with hearing and hard of hearing people. On the other hand, new technology allows gesture recognition. This work aims ...
Web accessibility for people with reduced mobility: A case study using eye tracking
Traditional web interfaces often rely on keyboard/mouse input to work. This characteristic forces people with reduced mobility to adapt or do not use the applications at all. This paper proposes a prototype to increase web ...
A mobile application that allows children in the early childhood to program robots
Children born in the Information Age are digital natives; this characteristic should be exploited to improve the learning process through the use of technology. This paper addresses the design, construction, and evaluation ...
Supporting User Awareness Using Smart Device-Based Notifications
This paper provides an overview of a doctoral research project which focuses in developing a framework to allow smart device-based notifications to provide user awareness. Notifications are mechanisms by which the user’s ...
Human aspects of ubiquitous computing: a study addressing willingness to use it and privacy issues
Identifying the human aspects related to ubiquitous systems focused on people’s willingness to use them and privacy concerns was our goal. We selected two ubiquitous systems: a wearable system (Google Glass) and an embedded ...
Building a Personalized Cancer Treatment System
This paper reports the process by which a personalized cancer treatment system was built, following a user-centered approach. We give some background on personalized cancer treatment, the particular tumor chemosensitivity ...
Using Non-Traditional Interfaces to Support Physical Therapy for Knee Strengthening
Physical therapy consists mainly in the execution of rehabilitation processes that aim to help overcome injuries, as well as develop, maintain, or restore maximum body movement. Knee rehabilitation is one kind of physical ...
Application of GQM+Strategies in a Multi-industry State-Owned Company
Technological applications have an increasingly important role in most companies. Investment in Information Technologies (IT) is also growing in most of them. The need to align IT-related goals with the company’s strategic ...