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Computational Case-Based Redesign for People with Ability Impairment

Author: Bridge, C.
Year: 2008
Type: Book

Abstract:

Home modification practice for people with impairments of ability involves redesigning existing residential environments as distinct from the creation of a new dwelling. A redesigner alters existing structures, fittings and fixtures to better meet the occupants ability requirements. While research on case-based design reasoning and healthcare informatics are well documented, the reasoning and process of redesign and its integration with individual human functional abilities remains poorly understood. Developing a means of capturing redesign knowledge in the form of case documentation online provides a means for integrating and learning from individual case-based redesign episodes where assessment and interventions are naturally linked.A key aim of the research outlined in this book was to gain a better understanding of the redesign of spaces for individual human ability with the view to using computational modelling to share and expand new understandings.

Further Details

Publish Location Berlin
Publisher VDM Verlag
ISBN/ISSN 9783639048742

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