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Title: Using cultural probes to inform the design of assistive technologies
Authors: Brown, M
Tsai, A
Baurley, S
Koppe, T
Lawson, G
Martin, J
Coughlan, T
Elliott, M
Green, S
Arunachalam, U
Keywords: Cultural probes;Assistive technology;Dementia;Design
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Citation: Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 8510 LNCS (PART 1), pp. 35 - 46, (2014)
Abstract: This paper discusses the practical implications of applying cultural probes to drive the design of assistive technologies. Specifically we describe a study in which a probe was deployed with home-based carers of people with dementia in order to capture critical data and gain insights of integrating the technologies into this sensitive and socially complex design space. To represent and utilise the insights gained from the cultural probes, we created narratives based on the probe data to enhance the design of assistive technologies.
ISBN: 9783319072326
ISSN: 0302-9743
Appears in Collections:Dept of Arts and Humanities Research Papers

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