Creating innovative partnerships with users in developing assistive technology

Norman Alm, Alan Newell

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    Abstract

    We have been exploring a number of new ways to improve requirements gathering for new developments is assistive technology. In this paper we report on using participant observation, insights from conversation analysis and the use of actors, in order to gain a better understanding of the needs and wants for technology of people with physical and cognitive impairments.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationComputers Helping People with Special Needs
    Subtitle of host publication11th International Conference, ICCHP 2008, Linz, Austria, July 9-11, 2008. Proceedings
    EditorsKlaus Miesenberger, Joachim Klaus, Wolfgang Zagler, Arthur Karshmer
    Place of PublicationBerlin
    PublisherSpringer
    Pages130-137
    Number of pages8
    ISBN (Print)9783540705390
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2008
    Event11th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs - University of Linz, Linz, Austria
    Duration: 9 Jul 200811 Jul 2008
    http://archive.icchp.org/node/193

    Publication series

    NameLecture notes in computer science
    PublisherSpringer-Verlag
    Volume5105

    Conference

    Conference11th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs
    Abbreviated titleICCHP 2008
    CountryAustria
    CityLinz
    Period9/07/0811/07/08
    Internet address

    Cite this

    Alm, N., & Newell, A. (2008). Creating innovative partnerships with users in developing assistive technology. In K. Miesenberger, J. Klaus, W. Zagler, & A. Karshmer (Eds.), Computers Helping People with Special Needs: 11th International Conference, ICCHP 2008, Linz, Austria, July 9-11, 2008. Proceedings (pp. 130-137). (Lecture notes in computer science; Vol. 5105). Springer . https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-70540-6_17