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    • A Review of the Research Literature on Evidence-Based Healthcare Design 

      Ulrich, Roger S.; Zimring, Craig M.; Zhu, Xuemei; DuBose, Jennifer R.; Seo, Hyun-Bo; Choi, Young-Seon; Quan, Xiaobo; Joseph, Anjali (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008)
      This report surveys and evaluates the scientific research on evidence-based healthcare design and extracts its implications for designing better and safer hospitals.
    • SUNspot 1 - About Wireless Users with Disabilities 

      Morris, John; Mueller, Jim; Lippincott, Ben; Jones, Mike (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-08-10)
      This is the inaugural SUNspot, a series of short reports that provide preliminary analysis of responses from the Wireless RERC's Survey of User Needs (SUN). This SUNspot provides a view of the use patterns and usability ...
    • SUNspot 2 - Preliminary Data Analysis for People with Visual Impairment 

      Morris, John; Mueller, Jim; Lippincott, Ben; Jones, Mike (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-09-10)
      This SUNspot (Survey of User Needs) addresses the following questions related to people with visual impairment. 1) Among people with blindness or low vision, how many have mobile wireless phones? 2) How many are satisfied ...
    • SUNspot 3 - Wireless Users with Disabilities in Urban, Suburban and Rural Communities 

      Morris, John; Mueller, Jim; Lippincott, Ben; Jones, Mike (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-10-31)
      A review of data from the Wireless RERC's Survey of User Needs (SUN). This SUNspot focuses on possible differences between people with disabilities who reside in urban, suburban and rural communities.
    • SUNspot 4 - Stroke Survivors and Wireless Use and Usability 

      Morris, John; Mueller, Jim; Lippincott, Ben; Jones, Mike (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-12-09)
      A review of data from the Wireless RERC's Survey of User Needs (SUN). This SUNspot focuses on the use and usability of wireless technology by stroke survivors. It compares their experiences with those of respondents with ...
    • SUNspot 5 - Wireless Users with Hearing Impairment 

      Morris, John; Mueller, Jim; Lippincott, Ben; Jones, Mike (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-01-07)
      A review of data from the Wireless RERC's Survey of User Needs (SUN). This SUNspot focuses on the use and usability of wireless technology by people with hearing impairment.
    • SUNspot 6 - People with Disabilities, Income, and Wireless Access 

      Morris, John; Mueller, Jim; Lippincott, Ben; Jones, Mike (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-03-30)
      A review of data from the Wireless RERC's Survey of User Needs (SUN). This SUNspot focuses on the the impact of household income on wireless technology use by people with disabilities.
    • Emergency Communications and People with Disabilities: 9-1-1 Communication, Public Alerts, and Social Media 

      Morris, John; LaForce, Salimah; Mueller, Jim (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-06)
      A summary of the findings from the Wireless RERC's survey on emergency communications and people with disabilities conducted November 2010-January 2011. The survey focused on 3 aspects of emergency communications: 1) ...
    • SUNspot 7 - Device Customization and Apps 

      Morris, John; Mueller, Jim; Lippincott, Ben; Jones, Mike (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-07-18)
      A review of data from the Wireless RERC's Survey of User Needs (SUN). This SUNspot focuses on customization of wireless devices and use of software applications ("apps") by people with disabilities.
    • SUNspot 8 - Preferences for Text-based Messaging and Mobile Internet 

      Morris, John; Mueller, Jim; Lippincott, Ben; Jones, Mike (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-08-04)
      A review of data from the Wireless RERC's Survey of User Needs (SUN). This SUNspot focuses on the consumer preferences for text-based messaging and mobile internet by people with disabilities.
    • SUNspot 9 - Wireless Use and Usability by People with Dexterity Limitations 

      Morris, John; Mueller, Jim; Lippincott, Ben; Jones, Mike (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-09-16)
      This SUNspot (Survey of User Needs) addresses the following questions related to people with dexterity limitations. 1) How many have mobile wireless phones? 2) How important is their wireless device and why? 3)What is the ...
    • Revenge of Econ 101 

      Smith, Burck (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-02-21)
      “Disruption” is the theme of the moment in higher education policy. In 2008, StraighterLine was the first provider of ultra-affordable online courses outside of the traditional accreditation structure. This talk will outline ...
    • The Smart Bathroom: UD through Integrating Physical and Digital Worlds 

      Sanford, Jon A.; Jones, Brian (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014)
      Although the abilities of people with disabilities are diverse, many accessible toilets are fixed. As a result, they can only support some abilities some of the time. The purpose of this project is to develop a smart ...
    • Assistive Mobile Manipulation for Self-Care Tasks Around the Head 

      Hawkins, Kelsey P.; Grice, Phillip M.; Chen, Tiffany L.; King, Chih-Hung; Kemp, Charles C. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014)
      Human-scale mobile robots with arms have the potential to assist people with a variety of tasks. We present a proof-of-concept system that has enabled a person with severe quadriplegia named Henry Evans to shave himself ...
    • Interleaving Planning and Control for Efficient Haptically-guided Reaching in Unknown Environments 

      Park, Daehyung; Kapusta, Ariel; Hawke, Jeffrey; Kemp, Charles C. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2014)
      We present a new method for reaching in an initially unknown environment with only haptic sensing. In this paper, we propose a haptically-guided interleaving planning and control (HIPC) method with a haptic mapping ...
    • A Robotic System for Reaching in Dense Clutter that Integrates Model Predictive Control, Learning, Haptic Mapping, and Planning 

      Bhattacharjee, Tapomayukh; Grice, Phillip M.; Kapusta, Ariel; Killpack, Marc D.; Park, Daehyung; Kemp, Charles C. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2014-09)
      We present a system that enables a robot to reach locations in dense clutter using only haptic sensing. Our system integrates model predictive control [1], learned initial conditions [2], tactile recognition of object ...
    • Learning to Reach into the Unknown: Selecting Initial Conditions When Reaching in Clutter 

      Park, Daehyung; Kapusta, Ariel; Kim, You Keun; Rehg, James M.; Kemp, Charles C. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2014-09)
      Often in highly-cluttered environments, a robot can observe the exterior of the environment with ease, but cannot directly view nor easily infer its detailed internal structure (e.g., dense ...
    • Understanding the Role of Technology for Meeting the Support Needs of Older Adults in the USA with Functional Limitations 

      Harrington, Christina N.; Mitzner, Tracy L.; Rogers, Wendy A. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015)
    • Moving In Out and Around the Home: Solutions from Older Adults with Long-term Mobility Impairment 

      Gonzalez, Elena; Fausset, Cara; Foster, Amanda; Cha, Grace; Fain, W. Brad (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-06)
      The purpose of this study was to explore how older adults aging with long-term mobility impairment have adapted to mobility challenges in the home. Through in-home interviews, participants discussed their experience moving ...
    • TechSAge Minimum Battery: Overview of Measures 

      Gonzalez, Elena T.; Mitzner, Tracy L.; Sanford, Jon A.; Rogers, Wendy A. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016)