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JACIII Vol.16 No.1 pp. 131-138
doi: 10.20965/jaciii.2012.p0131
(2012)

Paper:

Mouse Operation Support for the Physically-Challenged Persons who have Progressive Intractable Diseases

Hirohiko Honda

Applied Computer Sciences, Shonan Institute of Technology, 1-1-25 Tsujido-Nishikaigan, Fujisawa, Kanagawa 251-8511, Japan

Received:
May 23, 2011
Accepted:
November 17, 2011
Published:
January 20, 2012
Keywords:
human interface, human-machine system, welfare engineering, locomotor disorder
Abstract

We focused on the movement of the mouse and pointer to design a system that adjusts the speed of the pointer movement based on the user’s changing characteristics. This system automatically supplements the user interface of the personal computer with a mechanism to maintain work efficiency for the user. For test purposes, we asked a physically-challenged person to evaluate this system and were able to show significant results. This system will help physically-challenged users maintain their quality of life as this enables them to continue using a personal computer even as their state of mobility deteriorates.

Cite this article as:
Hirohiko Honda, “Mouse Operation Support for the Physically-Challenged Persons who have Progressive Intractable Diseases,” J. Adv. Comput. Intell. Intell. Inform., Vol.16, No.1, pp. 131-138, 2012.
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