Cyber-Physical Systems for Pedagogical Rehabilitation from an Inclusive Education Perspective


  • Maya Dimitrova Institute of RoboticsBulgarian Academy of Sciences
  • Snezhana Kostova IR-BAS, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Anna Lekova IR-BAS, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Eleni Vrochidou IHU, Kavala, Greece
  • Ivan Chavdarov SU, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Aleksandar Krastev IR-BAS, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Rositza Botsova IR-BAS, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Anna Andreeva SWU, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria
  • Vaska Stancheva-Popkostadinova SWU, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria
  • Leire Ozaeta UPV/EHU, San Sebastian, Spain



Inclusive education, cyber-physical systems, linear control system framework, pedagogical rehabilitation, ANOVA


The paper presents a linear control system framework for design of technology-based games for pedagogical rehabilitation of children with special learning needs as a central component of the proposed cyber-physical system for inclusive education. The novelty is in explicitly addressing the issue of quantitatively estimating the improvement of games in the desired direction during the design process. An advantage of the proposed approach is its applicability to small groups of children playing diverse sets of games without loss of generalisability of the linear system’s model assumptions. Statistically justified experimental results are reported as providing support to the main hypotheses of the present study.

Author Biographies

Maya Dimitrova, Institute of RoboticsBulgarian Academy of Sciences

Associate Professor, PhD (2017 - present)

Institute of Robotics

Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Snezhana Kostova, IR-BAS, Sofia, Bulgaria

Associate professor, IR-BAS, Sofia, Bulgaria

Anna Lekova, IR-BAS, Sofia, Bulgaria

Professor, IR-BAS, Sofia, Bulgaria

Eleni Vrochidou, IHU, Kavala, Greece

Lecturer, IHU, Kavala, Greece

Ivan Chavdarov, SU, Sofia, Bulgaria

Associate professor, SU, Sofia, Bulgaria

Aleksandar Krastev, IR-BAS, Sofia, Bulgaria

Associate professor, IR-BAS, Sofia, Bulgaria

Rositza Botsova, IR-BAS, Sofia, Bulgaria

Assistant professor, IR-BAS, Sofia, Bulgaria

Anna Andreeva, SWU, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria

Associate professor, SWU, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria

Vaska Stancheva-Popkostadinova, SWU, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria

Professor, SWU, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria

Leire Ozaeta, UPV/EHU, San Sebastian, Spain

PhD student, UPV/EHU, San Sebastian, Spain


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How to Cite

Dimitrova, M., Kostova, S., Lekova, A., Vrochidou, E., Chavdarov, I., Krastev, A., Botsova, R., Andreeva, A., Stancheva-Popkostadinova, V., & Ozaeta, L. (2020). Cyber-Physical Systems for Pedagogical Rehabilitation from an Inclusive Education Perspective. BRAIN. Broad Research in Artificial Intelligence and Neuroscience, 11(2Sup1), 186-207.

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