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ICSE 2020
Wed 24 June - Thu 16 July 2020
Fri 10 Jul 2020 16:47 - 16:53 at Baekje - A19-SEIS-Engineering an Inclusive Society Chair(s): Iftekhar Ahmed

People with intellectual disabilities (IDs) often have a sedentary lifestyle that can lead to long-term issues like cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, obesity and depression. Few games and apps promoting physical activity for people with IDs exist, and they do not have a focus on the motivational aspect. This paper aims to find how to develop software that can motivate people with IDs to do physical activity outdoors. For this purpose, we have followed a design and creation research strategy using several qualitative methods such as semi-structured interviews with health care workers, special education experts and software engineers; a focus group with occupational therapists, physical therapists and software engineers; and a preliminary pilot user test with 3 users and 2 caregivers aiming to a test of the software on the field and at the refinement of its specifications. Having social interaction during the physical activity turned out to be a major motivational aspect of the system, whereas rewards systems did not attract much of the users’ attention. Regarding the adapted navigational assistance, easy-to-read text, visual communication and street-level pictures were the key features to achieve successful and understandable guidance outdoors for people with intellectual disabilities. Since the preliminary experimental pilot was conducted with a small sample size and limited scope that did not let us obtain definitive conclusions about the validity of the prototype, it proved useful to perform a test on the field and to refine the design guidelines in view of a forthcoming large-scale experimental pilot.

Fri 10 Jul
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16:05 - 17:05: Software Engineering in Society - A19-SEIS-Engineering an Inclusive Society at Baekje
Chair(s): Iftekhar AhmedUniversity of California at Irvine, USA
icse-2020-Software-Engineering-in-Society16:05 - 16:17
Research paper
Mahnaz BehrooziNCSU, Shivani ShirolkarNorth Carolina State University, Titus BarikMicrosoft, Chris ParninNorth Carolina State University
icse-2020-Software-Engineering-in-Society16:17 - 16:23
Alex DekhtyarCal Poly, San Luis Obispo, Jane HayesUniversity of Kentucky, Jennifer HorkoffChalmers and the University of Gothenburg, Gunter MussbacherMcGill University, Canada, Irit HadarUniversity of Haifa, Meira LevyShenkar College of Engineering, Design, Art, Tingting YuUniversity of Kentucky, Jared PayneUniversity of Kentucky, Barbara PaechUniversity of Heidelberg, Germany, Kim YoungjoonJ-CCEI, Jo EunjungJ-CCEI, Heo SeungbumJ-CCEI, Kim YoungjoonJ-CCEI, Kim YoungjoonJ-CCEI, Kim YoungjoonJ-CCEI
icse-2020-Software-Engineering-in-Society16:23 - 16:29
Hemanth GudaparthiUniversity of Cincinnati, Reese JohnsonMetropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati, Harshitha ChallaUniversity of Cincinnati, Nan NiuUniversity of Cincinnati
icse-2020-Software-Engineering-in-Society16:29 - 16:41
Gemma CatolinoDelft University of Technology, Fabio PalombaUniversity of Salerno, Damian Andrew TamburriTU/e, Alexander SerebrenikEindhoven University of Technology, Filomena FerrucciUniversity of Salerno
icse-2020-Software-Engineering-in-Society16:41 - 16:47
Emilia CioroaicaFraunhofer IESE, Barbora BuhnovaMasaryk University, Thomas Kuhn, Daniel SchneiderFraunhofer IESE
icse-2020-Software-Engineering-in-Society16:47 - 16:53
Juan C TorradoNorwegian University of Science and Technology, Ida WoldNorwegian University of Science and Technology, Letizia JaccheriNorwegian University of Science and Technology, Susanna PelagattiUniversity of Pisa, Stefano ChessaUniversity of Pisa, Javier GomezUniversidad Autónoma de Madrid, Gunnar HartvigsenArctic University of Norway, Henriette MichalsenArctic University of Norway
icse-2020-Software-Engineering-in-Society16:53 - 17:05
Adriana-Mihaela GuranDepartment of Computer Science, Babes-Bolyai University, Grigoreta Sofia CojocarDepartment of Computer Science, Babes-Bolyai University, Anamaria MoldovanAlbinuta Kindergarten, Cluj-Napoca, Romania