A Virtual Kitchen for Cognitive Rehabilitation of Alzheimer Patients

  • Paul RichardEmail author
  • Déborah Foloppe
  • Philippe Allain
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10904)


This article presents an innovative interactive tool that has been designed and developed in the context of the preventive treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. This tool allows simulating different cooking tasks that the patient has to perform with the computer mouse. The virtual environment is visualized on a simple computer screen. Gradual assistance is provided to the patient so that he/she trains and learns to perform the tasks requested. In order for the training to be relevant and effective, no errors are allowed by the system.


Virtual environment Activity of daily living Cognitive rehabilitation Errorless learning Alzheimer disease 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul Richard
    • 1
    Email author
  • Déborah Foloppe
    • 2
  • Philippe Allain
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratoire d’Ingénierie des Systèmes Automatisés (LARIS)University of AngersAngersFrance
  2. 2.Laboratoire de Psychologie des Pays de la Loire (LPPL)University of AngersAngersFrance

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