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
This website was updated on July 2016
Posts tagged "autism"
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!

Tentori, M., Escobedo, L., Hernandez, C., Matic, A., Hayes, G. R., (2016) Pervasive displays in classrooms of children with severe autism, IEEE Pervasive Computing, ISSN: 1536-1268

Accepted journal paper!

Caro, K., Tentori, M, Martinez-Garcia, A. I., Zavala-Ibarra, I. (2015) FroggyBobby: An exergame to support children with motor problems practicing motor coordination exercises during therapeutic interventions, Computers in Human Behavior, ISSN: 0747-5632,

Accepted paper to IEEE Pervasive Computing!

Tentori, M., Escobedo, L., Balderas, G. (2015) A Smart Environment for Children with Autism. IEEE Pervasive Computing 4(2):42-50

Accepted book chapter!

Tentori, M., Mercado, J., Cibrian, F. L, Escobedo, L., (2015)  Pervasive Computing to support individuals with cognitive disabilities Book chapter for “Pervasive Computing in Medicine: From Electronic Health Records to Nanomedicine” John Wiley & Sons.

Accepted paper to CHI 2016!

Boyd, L. E., Rangel, A., Tomimbang, H., Conejo-Toledo, A., Patel, K., Tentori, M. and Hayes, G. R.. 2016. SayWAT: Augmenting Face-to-Face Conversations for Adults with Autism. In Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’16). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 4872-4883.

Accepted paper to UCAMI 2015!

Cibrian, F. L., Ortega, D. H., Escobedo, L., Tentori, M., Reflections from a long-term deployment study to design novel interactive surfaces for children with autism, In Proc. of UCAMI, Springer-Verlag,  Puerto Vara, Chile, December 1-6, 2015

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)

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 Liz!

Escobedo, L.,  Tentori, M., Quintana, E., Favela, J., Garcia-Rosas, D. (in press) “Integrating the physical and the digital world to increase the attention of children with autism”. To appear in IEEE Pervasive Computing
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