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  • ENGAGE-DEM : a model of engagement of people with dementia 

    Perugia, Giulia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-12-21)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Dementia is a neurodegenerative disease that affects cognition, producing a reduction in thinking, problem-solving, and mnemonic abilities, functioning, preventing affected people to care for themselves and carry out ...
  • Energy-aware home area networking 

    Khan, Rafiullah (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-12-16)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Università degli Studi di Genova
    A study by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) revealed that about 60% of the office PCs are left powered-up 24/7 only to maintain the network connectivity for remote access, Voice-over-IP (VOIP) clients, Instant ...
  • Unifying interaction across distributed controls in a smart environment using anthropology-based computing to make human-computer interaction "Calm" 

    Brown, John N.A. (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-04-04)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Rather than adapt human behavior to suit a life surrounded by computerized systems, is it possible to adapt the systems to suit humans? Mark Weiser called for this fundamental change to the design and engineering of computer ...

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