Computer avatars play a part in dementia detection

Diagnosis of dementia is made via cognitive function tests such as the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) and medical imaging systems at hospitals, a fairly large system for the purpose. As the population ages, an increasing number of people are developing dementia. Thus, easy-to-use dementia detection tests are sought after. In previous studies, diagnoses were made mainly using neuropsychological questions, so habituation to the same questions lowered performance in detecting dementia.

Computer avatars play a part in dementia detection

Diagnosis of dementia is made via cognitive function tests such as the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) and medical imaging systems at hospitals, a fairly large system for the purpose. As ...

Thu 13 Sep 18 from Medical Xpress

Computer avatars play a part in dementia detection, Thu 13 Sep 18 from Eurekalert

Computer Avatars Play Part in Dementia Detection

NewsResearchers demonstrated that it was possible to detect dementia from conversations in human-agent interaction.Contributed Author: Osaka UniversityTopics: Physics/Engineering

Thu 13 Sep 18 from Laboratory Equipment

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