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Alberts, J.W. (author), Vastenburg, M.H. (author), Desmet, P.M.A. (author)
Elderly users have widely adopted digital communication. Digital communication is often text-only, e.g. instant messaging (IM) and e-mail. Text-only communication has been found less effective than communication that uses richer channels such as audio and video. Mood expression instruments, such as emoticons, are used to increase the...
conference paper 2013
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Desmet, P.M.A. (author), Vastenburg, M.H. (author), Van Bel, D. (author), Romero Herrera, N.A. (author)
This paper presents ‘Pick-A-Mood’ (PAM), a cartoon-based pictorial instrument for reporting and expressing moods. The use of cartoon characters enables people to unambiguously and visually express or report their mood in a rich and easy-to-use way. PAM consists of three characters that each express eight different mood states, representing four...
conference paper 2012
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Mulder, I. (author), Schikhof, Y. (author), Vastenburg, M.H. (author), Card, A. (author), Dunn, T. (author), Komninos, A. (author), McGee-Lennon, M. (author), Santcroos, M. (author), Tiotto, G. (author), Van Gils, M. (author), Van 't Klooster, J.W. (author), Veys, A. (author), Zarifi Eslami, M. (author)
journal article 2009
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Vastenburg, M.H. (author), Keyson, D.V. (author), De Ridder, H. (author)
Recent field experiments on acceptability of notifications in the home showed that people generally want to be informed of urgent messages as soon as possible, whereas non-urgent messages should not be presented at all. A possible way to improve the acceptability of a notification might be to adjust the presentation mode and the timing of...
journal article 2009
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Vastenburg, M.H. (author), Fjalldal, H. (author), Van der Mast, C. (author)
Technology is now available for creating affordable sensor networks and infrastructures for ubiquitous computing environments. In the area of ambient assisted living, context-awareness is considered to be a key factor towards creating acceptable solutions that support elderly people in living independently in their homes as long as possible....
book chapter 2009
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Vastenburg, M.H. (author)
Products in the home offer ever more functionality. Advances in sensor technology, embedded processing power, and modeling and reasoning software, have enabled everyday products to sense their environment and eventually anticipate user needs. The enabling technology for ambient intelligence is now available. Whereas in the early days most of the...
doctoral thesis 2007
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Vastenburg, M.H. (author), Keyson, D.V. (author), De Ridder, H. (author)
A field study in ten homes was conducted to understand what influences users’ acceptability of notifications in the home environment. The key finding is that perceived message urgency is the primary indicator of acceptability of notifications in the home—if people think a message is urgent, they want the message to be shown immediately,...
journal article 2007
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Vastenburg, M.H. (author), Ross, P.R. (author), Keyson, D.V. (author)
The complex control problem of creating home atmospheres using light, music, and projected wall-art can be reduced by focusing on desired expe- rience, rather than product functions and features. A case study is described in which subjective interpreta- tions of living room atmospheres were measured and embedded into a prototype display system....
journal article 2007
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Keyson, D.V. (author), Ross, P.R. (author), Vastenburg, M.H. (author), De Koning, N.M. (author)
The invention relates to an interface for maintaining man-machine communication with a control system for tuning appliances that influence the ambience, wherein a user command given during operation is converted to settings of these appliances in accordance with at least one predetermined conversion model, wherein the conversion model is a three...
patent 2005
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