Assistive techlogies for the old and people with disabilities is w a very active field of research. It also constitutes a very profitable market (expected to reach US $60 billion p.a. by 2018). The book covers key aspects of this important field and provides guidelines for developing assistive techlogies in smart environments. The book also presents the new paradigm of open invation used by the most prolific research teams around the world. The latest developments in the field are given. Overall this book will be a reference for researchers, practitioners and engineers.
Taylor & Francis Inc
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Medical Nursing & Ancillary Services
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24 black & white illustrations, 15 colour illustrations