Intelligent Assistive Technology: The Present and the Future
Recent advances in two areas of computer science—wireless sensor networks and AI inference strategies—have made it possible to envision a wide range of technologies that can improve the lives of people with physical, cognitive, and/or psycho-social impairments. To be effective, these systems must perform extensive user modeling in order to adapt to the changing needs and capabilities of their users. This invited talk provides a survey of current projects aimed at the development of intelligent assistive technology and describes further design challenges and opportunities.
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