Design and evaluation of a tool for reminiscence of life-logged data

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In this paper we present a design, development and evaluation of a tool to facilitate the reminiscence of life-logged data intended for persons with dementia. Using off-the-shelf technologies such as a smartphone it is possible to effectively record and log a person's daily activates such as places visited and persons interacted with. We developed a reminiscence tool that visualizes life-logging data. The system was evaluated with six healthy participants aged between 24-46 years of age. They recorded approximately 2.5 hours of life-logging data that was later loaded into the developed tool. During the subsequent evaluation, the participant's gaze was tracked using eye-tracking hardware. Results show that the tool was easy to use and navigate through, facilitating the objective identification of events that may be useful for reminiscence.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationUnknown Host Publication
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)978-1-4799-5669-2
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 15 Jan 2015
Event2014 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine, BIBM 2014, Belfast, United Kingdom, November 2-5, 2014 - Belfast
Duration: 15 Jan 2015 → …


Workshop2014 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine, BIBM 2014, Belfast, United Kingdom, November 2-5, 2014
Period15/01/15 → …

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  • Smartphone
  • Life-logging
  • Dementia
  • Social Interactions
  • User Interaction
  • Reminiscence.


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