Developing Visualisations of Data Relating to Child Testing for Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and Other Learning Difficulties

Beaton, J. (2010). Developing Visualisations of Data Relating to Child Testing for Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and Other Learning Difficulties (BSc (Hons) Computing Dissertation). Edinburgh Napier University (Kerridge, J., MacLean, A.).


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The purpose of this project is to take data generated by a software system used to test for learning difficulties. The test involves asking the subject to draw a line meeting dots on a screen as they appear. This examines the subjects hand-eye co-ordination skills as the line drawn by the user is displayed in a different area from that of the appearing dots. The final result is a series of Xml files containing information about each individual test carried out. It is this data that must be converted to a global format and analysed to highlight any association between trends in lines drawn and learning difficulties.
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