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Issue No.04 - October-December (2011 vol.10)
pp: 59-63
ABSTRACT
<p>Multidisciplinary education lets students break outside the sometimes narrow confines of their primary discipline. Washington State University is designing new classes in health-assistive technologies that provide crossover training and experience to effectively lead research on interdisciplinary challenges and transition scientific advances into real-world solutions.</p>
INDEX TERMS
gerontechnology, pervasive computing, sensors, smart environments, healthcare, education
CITATION
Diane J. Cook, Maureen Schmitter-Edgecombe, Lawrence B. Holder, "Gerontechnology Education: Beyond the Barriers", IEEE Pervasive Computing, vol.10, no. 4, pp. 59-63, October-December 2011, doi:10.1109/MPRV.2011.73
REFERENCES
1. Rt. Hon. Patricia Hewitt MP, Secretary of State for Health, speech at the Long-Term Conditions Alliance Ann. Conf., UK Dept. of Health, 16 May 2007.
2. Am. Assoc. of Homes and Services for the Aging/Center for Aging Services Technologies (AAHSA/CAST), technology issue brief, Apr. 2006.
3. P. Reid et al., Building a Better Delivery System: A New Engineering/Health Care Partnership, Nat'l Academies Press, 2005.
4. D. Cook, "Learning Setting-Generalized Activity Models for Smart Spaces," IEEE Intelligent Systems, preprint, doi: 10.1109/MIS.2010.112.
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