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Survey on Serious Game for Elderly


Authors: S. Hao and C. Miao
Title: Survey on Serious Game for Elderly
Abstract: With the growing and aging population, health deterioration has also been on the rise especially in elderly group. This would then impact the daily living of one. Thus there is a need to look into how than can technology aid elderly in living apart from having to burden family members. In this research, we will want to look into classifying serious games and to find out what are the key principles needed to be designed for elderly. There two main objectives of this survey. Firstly it is to understand how the serious gaming can help elderly to improve their life also aiding them to regain cognitive functions which was impaired by certain diseases or deterioration due to age. Secondly to suggest a Taxonomy of Serious Game for Elderly in order to dismiss any myth or misconception about the characteristics of such games so that they can deliver the result effectively to elderly.
Keywords: Elderly; Serious games; HCI; Human factor
Journal Name: International Journal of Information Technology, vol. 21, no. 2
Publisher: Singapore Computer Society
Year: 2015
Accepted PDF File: Survey_on_Serious_Game_for_Elderly_accepted.pdf
Permanent Link: http://www.intjit.org/journal/download/down.php?file=/21/2/212_3.pdf
Reference: S. Hao and C. Miao, “Survey on serious game for elderly,” International Journal of Information Technology, vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 1–22, 2015.
bibtex: 
@article {LILY-j15,
   author	= {Hao, Shuji and Miao, Chunyan}, 
   title	= {Survey on Serious Game for Elderly}, 
   journal	= {International Journal of Information Technology}, 
   year		= {2015},  
   volume	= {21}, 
   number	= {2}, 
   pages	= {1-22},
   publisher 	= {Singapore Computer Society}, 
}