Designing smart toys for the cognitive enrichment of elephants

French, Fiona, Mancini, Clara and Sharp, Helen (2014) Designing smart toys for the cognitive enrichment of elephants. In: First Symposium on Intelligent Systems for Animal Welfare, Proceedings of the 50th Convention on Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour. Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour (AISB), England.

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Abstract / Description

This project investigates the potential for designing playful cognitive enrichment activities for captive elephants. We explore the usefulness of applying conceptual frameworks from HCI and game design to the problem of developing species specific smart toys that promote natural behaviour and provide stimulation.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Animal-Computer Interaction, elephant, environmental enrichment, toy design, prototypes, UX design, cognitive enrichment
Subjects: 000 Computer science, information & general works
600 Technology
Department: School of Computing and Digital Media
Depositing User: Fiona French
Date Deposited: 08 Oct 2018 09:36
Last Modified: 08 Oct 2018 09:36


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