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ICDVRAT 2010

ICDVRAT 2010

The Eighth International Conference on Disability,
Virtual Reality and Associated Technologies

2010 Conference Sessions


Full papers will be available at the Conference.
Links to papers will be available online from May 2011




Session I – Navigation & Motion

Session Chair: Jaime Sánchez

1

Exploring the intelligent agents for controlling user navigation in 3D games for cognitive stimulation, R M E M Costa, D S Souza, I Mendonça, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL

7

Assessing navigation in real and virtual environments: a validation study, S T Koenig, G P Crucian, J C Dalrymple-Alford, A Dünser, University of Canterbury, NEW ZEALAND

17

Wearable device to assist independent living, R J McCrindle, V M Williams, C R Victor, A P Harvey, S R Nyman, J Barrett, H Hogarth, P Levene, R Smith, P Panek, G Edelmayer, P Mayer, P Needham, N Floratos, University of Reading/Brunel University/ Bournemouth University/Docobo Limited, UK, Technical University of Vienna, AUSTRIA and e-ISOTIS, GREECE

27

Designing a workplace for workers with motion disability with a computer simulation and virtual reality techniques, P Budziszewski, A Grabowski, T Tokarski, M Dzwiarek, B Kurkus-Rozowska, J Jankowski, Central Institute for Labour Protection – National Research Institute, POLAND



Session II – Visual Impairment

Session Chair: Mauricio Sáenz

33

Listening to complexity: blind people’s learning about gas particles through a sonified model, O Lahav, S T Levy, Tel-Aviv University/University of Haifa, ISRAEL

41

Using augmented reality to support the understanding of three-dimensional concepts by blind people, C Kirner, T G Kirner, R S Wataya, J A Valente, Federal University of Itajuba/Adventist University of Sao Paulo/State University of Campinas, BRAZIL

51

Visual tracking and audio-based interfaces for the navigation of people who are blind, J Sánchez, A Tadres, University of Chile, CHILE



Session III – Brain Injury & Memory Training

Session Chair: Imre Cikajlo

61

PiTaSu: a wearable interface for assisting senior citizens with memory problems, T Kuroda, G Yamamoto, D Yoshitake, S Hickey, J Hyry, K Chihara, P Pulli, Kyoto University Hospital/Okayama University/Nara Institute of Science and Technology, JAPAN and University of Oulu, FINLAND

71

Designing an ecological virtual task in the context of executive functions: preliminary study, X Cao, A-S Douguet, P Fuchs, E Klinger, Arts et Métiers Paristech/Kerpape Rehabilitation Center/MINES ParisTech, FRANCE

79

Traumatic brain injury memory training: a virtual reality online solution, P Gamito, J Oliveira, J Pacheco, D Morais, T Saraiva, R Lacerda, A Baptista, N Santos, F Soares, L Gamito, P Rosa, Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias/Centro de Medicina de Reabilitação de Alcoitão/Clínica São João de Deus/Centro de Investigação Social/Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, PORTUGAL

85

Impact of the physical field of view on the performance in a purchasing task in the VAP-S for patients with brain injury, H Cherni, A Kadri, A Tarruella, P-A Joseph, E Klinger, Arts Métiers Paristech/Université Victor Segalen de Bordeaux, FRANCE



Session IV – Virtual Environments: Design & Analysis

Session Chair: Sebastian Koenig

93

Participatory design with children with autism: the development of collaborative virtual environments, L Millen, S V Cobb, H Patel, University of Nottingham, UK

103

Post traumatic stress disorder treatment with virtual reality exposure for criminal violence: a case study in assault with violence, A De la Rosa-Gómez, G Cárdenas-López, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, MÉXICO

109

Paper withdrawn. Pages 109-114 in the proceedings are void.



Session V – Upper Limb & Hand Rehabilitation

Session Chair: Sarah Kruger

115

Stroke rehabilitation using m-Health Care and 3D virtual environments – work in progress, J Broeren, L Pareto, B Johansson, C Ljungberg, M Rydmark, Trollhättan/Uddevalla NU-Hospital Organization, SWEDEN

123

Simple camera tracking virtual reality system for evaluation of wrist range of motion, D Shefer Eini, N Ratzon, A A Rizzo, S-C Yeh, B S Lange, B Yafa, A Dietz, P L Weiss, R Kizony, Tel-Aviv University/Chaim Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer/University of Haifa/Ono Academic College, ISRAEL and University of Southern California, USA

131

Integrated arm and hand training using adaptive robotics and virtual reality simulations, A S Merians, G G Fluet, Q Qiu, S Saleh, I Lafond, S V Adamovich, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, USA

139

Study to evaluate a low cost virtual reality system for home based rehabilitation of the upper limb following stroke, P J Standen, D J Brown, S Battersby, M Walker, L Connell, A Richardson, University of Nottingham/ Nottingham Trent University/Erewash Community Occupational Therapy Service, UK

147

Remote monitoring and quantification of upper limb and hand function in chronic disability conditions, S H Brown, J Langan, K L Kern, E A Hurvitz, University of Michigan, USA



Session VI – ArtAbilitation

Session Chair: Paul Sharkey

157

Light Arrays: a system for extended engagement, D Wilde, A Cassinelli, A Zerroug, R J N Helmer, M Ishikawa, Tokyo University, JAPAN and Monash University/ Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, AUSTRALIA

165

Warrior’s Journey – a path to healing through narrative exploration, J F Morie, K Haynes, E Chance, University of Southern California, USA

175

Extending body & imagination: moving to move, D Wilde, R J N Helmer, M Miles, Tokyo University, JAPAN and Monash University/ Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, AUSTRALIA




Session VII – Games for Rehabilitation

Session Chair: Susan Brown

185

Games for rehabilitation: the voice of the players, S M Flynn, B S Lange, Blue Marble Game Co./University of Southern California, USA

195

Designing engaging, playable games for rehabilitation, J W Burke, M D J McNeill, D K Charles, P J Morrow, J H Crosbie, S M McDonough, University of Ulster, UK

203

Designing studies for requirements and modelling of users for an accessible set-top box, P Langdon, M F Gonzalez, P Biswas, University of Cambridge, UK

213

SimCoach: an intelligent virtual human system for providing healthcare information and support, A A Rizzo, B S Lange, J G Buckwalter, E Forbell, J Kim, K Sagae, J Williams, J Difede, B O Rothbaum, G Reger, T Parsons, P Kenny, University of Southern California/Cornell University/Emory University, USA



Session VIII – Balance & Gait

Session Chair: Laura Millen

223

Development of an interactive stepping game to reduce falls in the elderly, B S Lange, S M Flynn, C Y Chang, W Liang, C L Chieng, Y Si, C Nanavati, A A Rizzo, University of Southern California, USA

229

Virtual reality approach to gait training in service members with lower extremity amputations, S E Kruger, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, USA

235

Continuation of balance training for stroke subjects in home environment using virtual reality, I Cikajlo, M Rudolf, N Goljar, Z Matjacic, University Rehabilitation Institute, SLOVENIA

241

Audio-visual biofeedback system for postural control, M Milosevic, K M V McConville, Ryerson University, CANADA

249

Development of an interactive rehabilitation game using the Nintendo® WiiFit™ Balance Board for people with neurological injury, B S Lange, S M Flynn, C Y Chang, A Ahmed, Y Geng, K Utsav, M Xu, D Seok, S Cheng, A A Rizzo, University of Southern California, USA



Session IX – Speech & Audio

Session Chair: Orly Lahav

255

Development of a voice-based rhythm game for training speech motor skills of children with speech motor disorders, D Umanski, D Kogovšek, M Ozbič, N O Schiller, Leiden University, THE NETHERLANDS and University of Ljubljana, SLOVENIA

263

Robotic vocalization training system for the auditory-impaired, M Kitani, T Hara, H Hanada, H Sawada, Kagawa University, JAPAN

273

Automatic speech recognition for assistive technology devices, A P Harvey, R J McCrindle, K Lundqvist, P Parslow, University of Reading, UK

283

Basic study toward automatic generation of glove-type command input device with optimal number of sensors, Y Tabata, T Kuroda, K Okamoto, Kyoto College of Medical Science/Kyoto University Hospital, JAPAN



Posters Papers

291

Virtual environments for exposure in obsessive-compulsive disorder, G Cárdenas-López, S Muñoz, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, MÉXICO

295

Integrative approach for designing collaborative technologies for social competence training in children with autism spectrum conditions, S V Cobb, L Millen, T Glover, S Parsons, S Garib-Penna, P L Weiss, E Gal, N Bauminger, S Eden, M Zancanaro, L Giusti, University of Nottingham/University of Birmingham, UK and University of Haifa, Bar Ilan University, ISRAEL

299

Videogame for improving orientation and mobility in blind children, J Sánchez, J P Rodríguez, Universidad de Chile, CHILE

 

Internet address references within the papers presented in this volume were accessed and checked to be valid during the week 1–8 July 2010.


Conference Organisation

Conference General Chair

 

Jaime Sánchez, Universidad de Chile, Chile

ICDVRAT Programme Chair

 

Paul Sharkey, University of Reading, UK

ArtAbilitation Programme Chair

 

Tony Brooks, Aalborg Universitet Esbjerg, Denmark

International Programme Committee

Robert Astur, Yale University, USA

Willem-Paul Brinkman, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands

Jurgen Broeren, Göteborg University, Sweden

Jane Broida, Metropolitan State College of Denver, USA

Tony Brooks, Aalborg Universitet Esbjerg, Denmark

David Brown, Nottingham Trent University, UK

Ben Challis, University of Glamorgan, UK

Sue Cobb, University of Nottingham, UK

Jean Detheux, Artist, Montréal, Canada

Judith Deutsch, University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, USA

Sheryl Flynn, Blue Marble Game Co., USA

Joyce Fung, McGill University, Canada

Pedro Gamito, Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, Portugal

Rolf Gehlhaar, University of Coventry, UK

Luis Girao, Coventry University, UK

Colin Harrison, University of Strathclyde, UK

William Harwin, University of Reading, UK

Bruno Herbelin, L'Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

Maureen Holden, Northeastern University, Boston, USA

Faustina Hwang, University of Reading, UK

Wendy Kaey-Bright, Cardiff School of Art and Design, Wales

Emily Keshner, Temple University Philadelphia, USA

Rachel Kizony, University of Haifa, Israel

Evelyne Klinger, Arts et Metier ParisTech, France

Tomohiro Kuroda, Osaka University, Japan

Pat Langdon, University of Cambridge, UK

Belinda Lange, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA

Mindy Levin, McGill University, Canada

Craig Lindley, Blekinge Technical Institute, Sweden

Pedro Lopes-dos-Santos, University of Porto, Portugal

Rachel McCrindle, University of Reading, UK

Suzanne McDonough, University of Ulster, UK

Alma Merians, University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, USA

Alessio Murgia, University of Reading, UK

Alice O’Grady, University of Leeds, UK

Mark Palmer, University of the West of England, UK

Lena Pareto, University of Trollhättan-Uddevalla, Sweden

Eva Petersson, Aalborg Universitet Esbjerg, Denmark

John Rae, Roehampton University, UK

Albert (Skip) Rizzo, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA

Martin Rydmark, Göteborg University, Sweden

Jaime Sánchez, Universidad de Chile, Chile

Hideyuki Sawada, Kagawa University, Japan

Cecília Sik Lányi, University of Veszprém, Hungary

Paul Sharkey, University of Reading, UK

Andrew Cyrus Smith, African Advanced Institute for Information & Communication Technology, South Africa

Adam Sporka, Czech Tecnical University Prague, Czech Republic

P J Standen, University of Nottingham, UK

Daniel Thalmann, L'Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

Raewyn Turner, Interdisciplinary Artist, New Zealand

Charles van der Mast, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands

Mattias Wallergård, Lunds Universitet, Sweden

Patrice L (Tamar) Weiss, University of Haifa, Israel

Ceri Williams, Musician/Educator, Newport, Wales, UK

Paul Wilson, University of Hull, UK

Conference Organising Committee

 

Jaime Sánchez, Universidad de Chile, Chile (Chair)

Mauricio Sáenz Correa, University of Chile, Chile

Susana Benavides Castro, University of Chile, Chile

Carlos Reyes López, University of Chile, Chile

Lucía Vargas González, University of Chile, Chile

Paul Sharkey, University of Reading, UK

ICDVRAT Conference Steering Committee

 

Paul Sharkey, University of Reading, UK (Chair)

Tony Brooks, Aalborg Universitet Esbjerg, Denmark

David Brown, Nottingham Trent University, UK

Sue Cobb, University of Nottingham, UK

Evelyne Klinger, Arts et Metier ParisTech, France

Pedro Lopes-dos-Santos, University of Porto, Portugal

Rachel McCrindle, University of Reading, UK

Albert (Skip) Rizzo, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA

Jaime Sánchez, Universidad de Chile, Chile

Cecília Sik Lányi, University of Veszprém, Hungary

P J Standen, University of Nottingham, UK

Patrice L (Tamar) Weiss, University of Haifa, Israel

Conference Series Archive

 

Paul Sharkey, University of Reading, UK

 


 
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