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Interactive storytelling with MemoryLane

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McCarthy, S, Sayers, HM, McKevitt, P and McTear, MF (2010) Interactive storytelling with MemoryLane. In: International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA), Waterfront Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland. Inter-Society for the Electronic Arts (ISEA). 6 pp. [Conference contribution]

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Abstract

Mobile technologies offer the potential to enhance the lives of older adults. However, diminutive devices are often perplexing and many HCI problems exist. Consequently this potential is very often not exploited. In this paper we introduce MemoryLane, a Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) based application being developed to enhance the reminiscence capabilities of older adults. Using abilities and preferences as a basis MemoryLane employs Artificial Intelligence (AI) techniques to adapt its multimodal interface to accommodate the differing needs of older users and to compose and recount user life-cached multimedia data as memory stories.

Item Type:Conference contribution (Lecture)
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Computing & Engineering
Faculty of Arts > School of Creative Arts and Technologies
Faculty of Computing & Engineering > School of Computing and Intelligent Systems
Faculty of Computing & Engineering > School of Computing and Mathematics
Research Institutes and Groups:Computer Science Research Institute
ID Code:21374
Deposited By:Professor Paul McKevitt
Deposited On:08 May 2012 16:25
Last Modified:08 May 2012 16:25

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