The technologist's guide to setting up an eldercare field study

Karen Zita Haigh, Liana Maria Kiff, Kathleen Krichbaum, Janet Wuorenma

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One problem facing researchers trying to find technology solutions for eldercare is how to create a successful field study. Many interesting care solutions are being developed, but few have had successful field trials. In this paper, we describe some of the issues to consider when designing a field study so it will be relevant to the community and provide valid results. We discuss how to select a problem that will impact the community, how to ensure that the data you collect can be used, and how to select, recruit, and retain subjects. Our goal is to present a list of the issues to consider when designing the study.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAAAI Fall Symposium - Technical Report
Number of pages8
StatePublished - 2005
Event2005 AAAI Fall Symposium - Arlington, VA, United States
Duration: Nov 4 2005Nov 6 2005

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NameAAAI Fall Symposium - Technical Report


Other2005 AAAI Fall Symposium
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityArlington, VA

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