USE OF COMPUTATIONAL INTELLIGENCE AND VISION IN THE STUDY OF SELECTIVE ATTENTION OF CONGENITAL BLIND CHILDREN

Kim Bins, Felipe Pulcherio, Maria M. D. Poyares, Eloisa Saboya, Carla Verônica M. Marques, Carlo Oliveira E. S. de Oliveira, Lidiane F. Silva

Abstract

The test Cognitive Assessment System (CAS) of Das and Naglieri was translated and adapted by Laboratory of Neuropsychology at Instituto Benjamin Constant for the cognition study in congenital blind children to understand the peculiarities of cognitive development in the absence of vision. Our emphasis is Expressive Attention subtest, showing its adaptation and manual implementation for the visually impaired. This subtest assesses selective attention and may identify if the child has difficulty in cognitive process. The sample consisted of 64 congenital blind students of Benjamin Constant Specialized School, where 21 performed the test. Data obtained during the application were grouped and analyzed by artificial intelligence laboratory Orange Canvas, which helped define the attention profiles of the sample. It can be created, in the future, new pedagogical techniques for a better development of their cognition. It was also presented here the automated adaptation which was developed by the Group for Information Technology Applied to Education Electronic Computer Center, Rio de Janeiro Federal University based on system technology "Geometrix”. The proposal is that this software evaluates the attention of visually impaired people more quickly and efficiently, being more reliable to the original subtest, and also makes the statistical analysis of data, generating profiles.

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Bins K., Pulcherio F., Poyares M., Saboya E., M. Marques C., Oliveira E. S. de Oliveira C. and Silva L. (2011). USE OF COMPUTATIONAL INTELLIGENCE AND VISION IN THE STUDY OF SELECTIVE ATTENTION OF CONGENITAL BLIND CHILDREN . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2011) ISBN 978-989-8425-34-8, pages 493-499. DOI: 10.5220/0003128704930499


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@conference{healthinf11,
author={Kim Bins and Felipe Pulcherio and Maria M. D. Poyares and Eloisa Saboya and Carla Verônica M. Marques and Carlo Oliveira E. S. de Oliveira and Lidiane F. Silva},
title={USE OF COMPUTATIONAL INTELLIGENCE AND VISION IN THE STUDY OF SELECTIVE ATTENTION OF CONGENITAL BLIND CHILDREN },
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2011)},
year={2011},
pages={493-499},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003128704930499},
isbn={978-989-8425-34-8},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2011)
TI - USE OF COMPUTATIONAL INTELLIGENCE AND VISION IN THE STUDY OF SELECTIVE ATTENTION OF CONGENITAL BLIND CHILDREN
SN - 978-989-8425-34-8
AU - Bins K.
AU - Pulcherio F.
AU - Poyares M.
AU - Saboya E.
AU - M. Marques C.
AU - Oliveira E. S. de Oliveira C.
AU - Silva L.
PY - 2011
SP - 493
EP - 499
DO - 10.5220/0003128704930499