On the use of IT for treating aphasic patients: a 3D web-based solution

Filipe Tavares Rodrigues, Yves Philippe Rybarczyk, Maria De Jesus Goncalves

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Abstract

This software platform was designed to be a complementary aid in the proces s of rehabilitating aphasic Portuguese speaking patient s . A variety of exercises are provided to the user, in order to train the different components of linguistic skills , such as : reading, speaking and writing . Most of the tasks are conducted in a three d imensional environment, where the user can interact with domestic objects with the aim o f promoting a treatment as natural as possible. The platform main particularities l ie in the fact that the application is hosted online , does not require an installatio n of any specific software and allows a remote monitoring by the patient’s speech therapist.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRecent Advances in Computer Science
Pages107-114
Publication statusPublished - 2014
EventProceedings of the 13th International Conference on Applications of Computer Engineering (ACE) -
Duration: 1 Jan 2014 → …

Conference

ConferenceProceedings of the 13th International Conference on Applications of Computer Engineering (ACE)
Period1/01/14 → …

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    Tavares Rodrigues, F., Rybarczyk, Y. P., & De Jesus Goncalves, M. (2014). On the use of IT for treating aphasic patients: a 3D web-based solution. In Recent Advances in Computer Science (pp. 107-114)