Nimbus Centre research in affective computing to benefit dementia patients

Nimbus Centre research in affective computing to benefit dementia patients

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Computers that learn from experience are central to the SenseCare project that aims to improve the quality of life and care for those suffering from various forms of dementia.

The four-year €504,000 EU-funded project, led by Cork Institute of Technology’s Nimbus Centre in partnership with Ulster University, was announced yesterday. There are also industry and academic partners in Spain and Germany.

SenseCare (or Sensor Enabled Affective Computing for Enhancing Medical Care), will use applied psychology to monitor patients with dementia, said Dr Dirk Pesch, Nimbus Centre Head.

Read the full article in the Irish Times here.

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