Sandra H. Budde

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<b>Motivation</b> -- To develop the interaction design of an intelligent assistive device and environment for elderly people suffering from disease-related cognitive deficits within an interdisciplinary and international development team. <b>Research approach</b> -- Combining two different participatory development methods in order to involve both the(More)
Changing cognitive performance in human elderly users requires a real-time assessment of current performance to provide appropriate, i.e. adaptive, assistance without bothering them. In the presented approach, the assessment of cognitive performance is done by simulating the user’s cognitive functions through a computational cognitive model that is highly(More)
In this thesis I try to answer the question of how information spaces can be designed so that they support humans in the exploration of a large set of scientific literature items. I will argue that the degree of support increases if the spatial representation assembles the mental representation of a certain spectator. In this regard, I will illustrate how(More)
Individuals who perform a task to achieve a certain goal undergo different affective states, depending on whether they advance towards their goal or not. In this context, those individuals who are able to perform well on a task are confronted with significantly more goaladvancing situations than individuals who perform poorly. As a result, well-performing(More)
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