Mobile recommender apps with privacy management for accessible and usable technologies

Hersh, M. and Leporini, B. (2017) Mobile recommender apps with privacy management for accessible and usable technologies. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, 242, pp. 630-637. (doi:10.3233/978-1-61499-798-6-630) (PMID:28873863)

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Abstract

The paper presents the preliminary results of an ongoing survey of the use of computers and mobile devices, interest in recommender apps and knowledge and concerns about privacy issues amongst English and Italian speaking disabled people. Participants were found to be regular users of computers and mobile devices for a range of applications. They were interested in recommender apps for household items, computer software and apps that met their accessibility and other requirements. They showed greater concerns about controlling access to personal data of different types than this data being retained by the computer or mobile device. They were also willing to make tradeoffs to improve device performance.

Item Type:Articles
Keywords:Accessibility, app(s) and app design, privacy management, recommender system.
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Hersh, Dr Marion
Authors: Hersh, M., and Leporini, B.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > Biomedical Engineering
Journal Name:Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Publisher:IOS Press
ISSN:0926-9630
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2017 The Authors and IOS Press
First Published:First published in Studies in Health Technology and Informatics 242: 630-637
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the publisher copyright policy

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