Designing an accessible and engaging email application for aging in place

@article{Caroux2017DesigningAA,
  title={Designing an accessible and engaging email application for aging in place},
  author={L. Caroux and C. Consel and H. Sauz{\'e}on and L. Dupuy},
  journal={2017 IEEE SmartWorld, Ubiquitous Intelligence \& Computing, Advanced \& Trusted Computed, Scalable Computing \& Communications, Cloud \& Big Data Computing, Internet of People and Smart City Innovation (SmartWorld/SCALCOM/UIC/ATC/CBDCom/IOP/SCI)},
  year={2017},
  pages={1-8}
}
  • L. Caroux, C. Consel, +1 author L. Dupuy
  • Published 2017
  • Computer Science
  • 2017 IEEE SmartWorld, Ubiquitous Intelligence & Computing, Advanced & Trusted Computed, Scalable Computing & Communications, Cloud & Big Data Computing, Internet of People and Smart City Innovation (SmartWorld/SCALCOM/UIC/ATC/CBDCom/IOP/SCI)
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