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    Cross-Platform Social Web Application for Older Adults with HTML 5

    Boldt Sousa, Tiago and Tenreiro, Pedro and Silva, Paula Alexandra and Nunes, Francisco and Mendes Rodrigues, Eduarda (2011) Cross-Platform Social Web Application for Older Adults with HTML 5. In: Entertainment Computing – ICEC 2011 : 10th International Conference, ICEC 2011, Vancouver, Canada, October 5-8, 2011. Proceedings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (6972). Springer, pp. 375-378. ISBN 9783642244995

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    Online social networks can potentially play an important role in connecting older adults with family and friends who often live far. However, adoption of social Web services among the elderly is still very limited because the user interfaces are not adapted to them and also because few of their friends use such services. This paper introduces a mobile Web application designed with older adults' characteristics in mind that integrates a popular social network.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Additional Information: The definitive vdersion of this article is available at DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-24500-8_45
    Keywords: storytelling; online social networks; user-centered interface design; older adults; html5;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Design Innovation
    Item ID: 6054
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    Depositing User: Paula Alexandra Silva
    Date Deposited: 21 Apr 2015 15:12
    Publisher: Springer
    Refereed: Yes
    Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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