Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Yung Bok Kim, Sun K. Yoo, Daeyoung Kim
    Pages 1-35
  3. Cecília Sik Lányi
    Pages 37-86
  4. Cecília Sik Lányi
    Pages 87-116
  5. Thomas Kjellberg Christensen, Margit Dühring
    Pages 117-132
  6. Christophe Jacquet, Yacine Bellik, Yolaine Bourda
    Pages 133-163
  7. Makoto Kobayashi, Tetsuya Watanabe
    Pages 165-181
  8. Marlene Hilzensauer
    Pages 183-206
  9. Hidetaka Ikeuchi, Fumitaka Kamifukumoto, Satoshi Arakane, Kengo Ohnishi, Keiji Imado, Hiroomi Miyagawa et al.
    Pages 207-234

About this book


Intelligent paradigms play a tremendous role in the field of Assistive and Preventive Healthcare (APH). This book presents some of the latest research in the field of APH by most prestigious researchers. The contributions include:

  • Ubiquitous computing in APH
  • Multimedia medical informatics in APH
  • Virtual reality in APH
  • Digital Talking books
  • Electronic Locomotion Aids for the Blind
  • Multimedia Communication System for the Blind
  • Information Technology for Deaf People
  • Gait Training System for Computer-Aided Rehabilitation

This book is directed to the healthcare professionals, computer scientists, medical practitioners, professors and students of health science, computer science and related disciplines.


Assistive Healthcare Preventive Healthcare architecture calculus communication computational intelligence computer science decision support system diagnosis intelligence multimedia rehabilitation science ubiquitous computing virtual reality

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin/Heidelberg 2006
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-31762-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-31763-0
  • Series Print ISSN 1860-949X
  • Series Online ISSN 1860-9503
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