CptS 580 Gerontechnology II

Homework 1

Due: February 25, 2011

Each individual student, working independently, should perform a detailed written review of a full (not abstract, poster or demonstration) paper appearing in the International Conference on Smart Homes and Health Telematics (ICOST) in the last three years (2008, 2009, or 2010). Note that the conference proceedings are published by Springer under their Lecture Notes in Computer Science series. Your review should be about two pages and should address the following areas.

  1. Describe the relevance of the paper to Gerontechnology.
  2. Describe the main contribution(s) of the paper.
  3. Describe three strong points about the paper.
  4. Describe three weak points about the paper.
  5. Provide detailed comments/criticisms on the technical content of the paper.

Email your review (nicely-formatted in PDF or MSWord) to me (holder@eecs.wsu.edu) by the above deadline.