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Attention analysis in interactive software for children with autism

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Attention analysis in interactive software for children with autism
This work is a part of an ongoing project that focuses on potential applications of an interactive system that helps children with autism. Autism is classified as a neurodevelopmental disorder that manifests itself in markedly abnormal social interaction, communication ability, patterns of interests, and patterns of behavior [1]. Children with autism are socially impaired and usually do not attend to the people around them. An interesting point which characterized children with autism is that they are unable to choose which event is more or less important. As a consequence they are often saturated because of too many stimuli and thus they adopt an extremely repetitive, unusual, self-injurious, or aggressive behaviour. Recently, a new trend of using human computer interface (HCI) technology and computer science in the treatment of autism has emerged [2, 3]. The platform we developed helps children with autism to focus their attention on a specific task. In this article, we only prese...
A. Ould Mohamed, Vincent Courboulay, Karim Sehaba,
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Type Conference
Year 2006
Where ASSETS
Authors A. Ould Mohamed, Vincent Courboulay, Karim Sehaba, Michel Ménard
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