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  Guiding novice web workers in making image descriptions using templates
Morash V., Siu Y., Miele J., Hasty L., Landau S.  ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing 7(4): 1-21, 2015. Type: Article

Making science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education available to all who are capable of learning is a moral imperative. Yet our educational system (including authors, textbook publishers, and college professors) struggles to provide...

Jan 26 2016
  Evaluation of a context-aware voice interface for ambient assisted living: qualitative user study vs. quantitative system evaluation
Vacher M., Caffiau S., Portet F., Meillon B., Roux C., Elias E., Lecouteux B., Chahuara P.  ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing 7(2): 1-36, 2015. Type: Article

Despite the increasing use of mobile technology, in particular smartphones, there are still situations where people in distress may not be able to use such devices. The authors describe a smart home with capabilities intended to assist frail but a...

Jul 23 2015
  Identifying sign language videos in video sharing sites
Shipman F., Gutierrez-Osuna R., Monteiro C.  ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing 5(4): 1-14, 2014. Type: Article

Video sharing over the Internet (on sites like YouTube and Vimeo) is on the rise, and many members of the sign language community use these sites to share sign language videos. There has been a rapid increase in the video data available on these s...

Jun 18 2014
  How older adults learn to use mobile devices: survey and field investigations
Leung R., Tang C., Haddad S., McGrenere J., Graf P., Ingriany V.  ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing 4(3): 1-33, 2012. Type: Article

Technical people tend to believe that all users learn the same way that they do. They try a few things, see if they work, try something else, and hopefully sometime soon figure it out; if they don’t figure it out, they search the Internet fo...

Apr 10 2013
  Ability-based design: concept, principles and examples
Wobbrock J., Kane S., Gajos K., Harada S., Froehlich J.  ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing 3(3): 1-27, 2011. Type: Article

Ability-based design takes a different approach to adapting computer systems for users with less-than-ideal computer interaction abilities, whether from a recognized disability, a particular situation, or in any other context. The design concept h...

Jun 9 2011
  Orienting kinesthetically: a haptic handheld wayfinder for people with visual impairments
Amemiya T., Sugiyama H.  ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing 3(2): 1-23, 2010. Type: Article

A handheld system to assist the visually impaired with wayfinding is described in this paper. The system is based on haptic feedback, using a handheld device that produces repetitive acceleration events in the direction being indicated....

Apr 28 2011
  Usability of a multimodal video game to improve navigation skills for blind children
Sánchez J., Saenz M., Garrido J.  ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing 3(2): 1-29, 2010. Type: Article

Video gaming technologies possess a great potential to assist those with special needs. This paper presents a study that tested “the usability of a haptic device and a sound-based video game for the development and use of orientation and mob...

Feb 28 2011
  Exploratory analysis of collaborative Web accessibility improvement
Sato D., Takagi H., Kobayashi M., Kawanaka S., Asakawa C.  ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing 3(2): 1-30, 2010. Type: Article

Beginning with naming some of the most important advantages of Internet usability, this paper focuses on accessibility for users and groups of users in terms of remote collaboration. The results center on the authors’ Social Accessibility Pr...

Feb 17 2011
  Disability, age, and informational privacy attitudes in quality of life technology applications: results from a national Web survey
Beach S., Schulz R., Downs J., Matthews J., Barron B., Seelman K.  ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing 2(1): 1-21, 2009. Type: Article, Reviews: (2 of 2)

If you suffer from a debilitating health problem, how willing are you to give up a certain amount of privacy so that you can maintain your independence? This is essentially the question that the authors ask in this interesting study....

Nov 9 2009
  Disability, age, and informational privacy attitudes in quality of life technology applications: results from a national Web survey
Beach S., Schulz R., Downs J., Matthews J., Barron B., Seelman K.  ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing 2(1): 1-21, 2009. Type: Article, Reviews: (1 of 2)

One of the greatest challenges in geriatrics studies is collecting reliable information on elderly individuals [1]. Using technology for collecting such data can be useful in some ways. Beach et al. have performed an exceptional job of collecting ...

Sep 3 2009
 
 
 
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