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Designing smart toys for the cognitive enrichment of elephants

French, Fiona; Mancini, Clara; Smith, Neil 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, 1-4 Apr 2014, Goldsmiths, University of London.

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Abstract

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: Conference or Workshop Item
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Computing and Communications
Research Group: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
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Item ID: 48581
Depositing User: Clara Mancini
Date Deposited: 20 Feb 2017 14:46
Last Modified: 08 Mar 2017 17:34
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/48581
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