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, Volume 74, Issue 16, pp 6197–6207 | Cite as

The advanced Korea—computer access assessment system (K-CAAS) on smart mobile cloud environment

  • Juhye Yook
  • Jinsul KimEmail author
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Abstract

The purpose of the research in this paper was to improve the Korea-Computer Access Assessment (K-CAAS) to assess future mobile computer access of individuals with physical disabilities. The advancement of the K-CAAS included testing areas of double click, right click, scrolling, keyboard input with letter, word, and sentence, switch, and scanning, which broadly improved from the first development of click, drag, and menu only for alternate or general mouse use on mobile computing environment. Skill levels in each test area could be set as primary, intermediate, proficient, and customized according to individuals’ needs and conditions. All tests have their default sets in each level, and the skill levels could be selected and changed by the abilities and goals of a user. The system could be used for users’ training as well as assessing to operate a computer and mobile devices in cloud environment and, their interaction and test results could be traced and displayed virtually from mobile cloud environment. This assessment program with human-computer interaction features and automatic data analyses would help users with physical disabilities control a computer better by themselves as improving their computer access skills.

Keywords

Mobile computer access Physical disabilities Assistive Assessment Mobile cloud 

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Acknowledgment

This research is supported by Basic Science Research Program through the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) funded by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (NRF-2013R1A1A2013740) and partially funded by Korea Nazarene University, Grants 2014.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Rehabilitation TechnologyKorea Nazarene UniversityChungnamKorea
  2. 2.School of Electronics and Computer EngineeringChonnam National UniversityGwangjuKorea

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