Monica Tentori

I am an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science, CICESE, Mexico. My research interests are in human-computer interaction, ubiquitous computing and pervasive healthcare. Email me at mtentori[at]gmail[dot]com or call me at +52 (646) 175 0500 ext. 23417
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Deformable musical surfaces for children with autism

Deformable musical surfaces for children with autism

Compared to other populations, individuals with autism tend to have more challenges with processing sensory input as well as motor coordination. In general, children with autism exhibit numerous sensorimotor impairments and may have poor motor control defaulting their ability to appropriately redirect their movements to respond to sensory stimuli. For example, when children with autism...
Google glasses to support social interactions in autism

Google glasses to support social interactions in autism

During face-to-face conversations, adults with autism frequently use atypical rhythms and sounds in their speech (prosody), which can result in misunderstandings and miscommunication. Atypical prosody is one of the most noticeable characteristics of autism —making speakers inadvertently sound angry, bored, or tired. It is also one of the most difficult social skills to change over...

Accepted journal paper!

Cornejo, R.; Hernandez, D.; Tentori, M.; Favela, J., “Casual gaming to encourage active ageing,” in Latin America Transactions, IEEE (Revista IEEE America Latina) , vol.13, no.6, pp.1940-1950, June 2015 doi: 10.1109/TLA.2015.7164221

Daniela Quintero

Daniela Quintero, undergraduate student (see more about dani …) e: dany_qr012[at]hotmail[dot]com Research interests: interactive surface I am Dani Quintero, an undergrad student in ITSON. My research interests are in Human Computer interaction, ubiquitous computing, interactive surfaces. Recent publications Recent projects Recent news

Life at a Pie: Living in a Pervasive Interaction Environment (PIE) inside the Pasitos school-clinic

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Accepted paper to Ubicomp!

Ringland, K., Zalapa, R., Neal, M., Escobedo, L., Tentori, M., Hayes, G.R. (2014) SensoryPaint: A Multimodal Sensory Intervention for Children with Neurodevelopmental Disorders. Ubicomp 2014, Seattle, WA, USA, September 13-17 (Honourable Mention)

Accepted paper to Ubicomp!

Matic, A., Hayes, G.,R., Tentori, M., Abdullah, M., Schuck, S. (2014) Collective use of a Situated Display to Encourage Positive Behaviors in Children with Behavioral Challenges. Ubicomp 2014, Seattle, WA, September 13-17. (Honourable Mention)

Journal paper accepted!

Munoz, D., Cornejo, R., Gutierrez, F. J., Favela, J., Ochoa, S. F., Tentori, M. (2014) “Connecting Families in the Era of Information: Aligning Social Interaction Among Members of a Family Community” Accepted to Future Generation of Computer Systems.

Journal paper accepted!

Fuentes, C., Hernandez, C., Escobedo, L, Herskovic, V., Tentori, M., (accepted) Promoting self-reflection of social isolation through persuasive mobile technologies: The case of mother caregivers of children with cancer. International Journal of Human Computer Interaction.

Demo paper accepted to Ubicomp 2014!

Linney, C., Martinez-Garcia, A., and Tentori, M. (2014) Hunting Relics: A collaborative exergame on an interactive floor for children, ACM EA in Ubicomp 2014. Seattle, WA. September 13-17

Paper accepted to IMFAR 2014!

Ringland, K., Zalapa, R., Hayes, G. R., Tentori, M. (2014) SensoryPaint: An Interactive Surface Supporting Sensory Integration in Children with Neurodevelopmental Disorders, IMFAR 2014, Atlanta, Georgia, May 14-17, 2014
Congratulations Rodrigo, M.Sc.!

Congratulations Rodrigo, M.Sc.!

We got pretty patriotic and on the “Flag day in Mexico” (2-24-14), Rodrigo Zalapa successfully defended his master dissertation entitled: “Tangible computing to support the sensory stimulation therapies of children with autism”. In his dissertation he explored how to integrate movement-based and tangible interactions to enable children to use balls to paint on top of...
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