ASSETS ’14- Proceedings of the 16th international ACM SIGACCESS conference on Computers & accessibility

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SESSION: Keynote address

Computing for humans

  • Vicki L. Hanson

SESSION: Independence

  • Kathy McCoy

The blind driver challenge: steering using haptic cues

  • Burkay Sucu
  • Eelke Folmer

Where’s my bus stop?: supporting independence of blind transit riders with StopInfo

  • Megan Campbell
  • Cynthia Bennett
  • Caitlin Bonnar
  • Alan Borning

Headlock: a wearable navigation aid that helps blind cane users traverse large open spaces

  • Alexander Fiannaca
  • Ilias Apostolopoulous
  • Eelke Folmer

Technology to reduce social isolation and loneliness

  • Ron Beacker
  • Kate Sellen
  • Sarah Crosskey
  • Veronique Boscart
  • Barbara Barbosa Neves

SESSION: Practices and tools

  • Faustina Hwang

A large user pool for accessibility research with representative users

  • Marianne Dee
  • Vicki L. Hanson

Verification of daily activities of older adults: a simple, non-intrusive, low-cost approach

  • Loïc Caroux
  • Charles Consel
  • Lucile Dupuy
  • Hélène Sauzéon

How companies engage customers around accessibility on social media

  • Erin Brady
  • Jeffrey P. Bigham

Buildings and users with visual impairment: uncovering factors for accessibility using BIT-Kit

  • Lesley J. McIntyre
  • Vicki L. Hanson

SESSION: Information access

  • Shari Trewin

From screen reading to aural glancing: towards instant access to key page sections

  • Prathik Gadde
  • Davide Bolchini

Tactile graphics with a voice: using QR codes to access text in tactile graphics

  • Catherine M. Baker
  • Lauren R. Milne
  • Jeffrey Scofield
  • Cynthia L. Bennett
  • Richard E. Ladner

Evaluating the accessibility of line graphs through textual summaries for visually impaired users

  • Priscilla Moraes
  • Gabriel Sina
  • Kathleen McCoy
  • Sandra Carberry

Including blind people in computing through access to graphs

  • Suzanne P. Balik
  • Sean P. Mealin
  • Matthias F. Stallmann
  • Robert D. Rodman
  • Michelle L. Glatz
  • Veronica J. Sigler

SESSION: Objects and interfaces

  • Heidi Feng

Usability issues with 3D user interfaces for adolescents with high functioning autism

  • Chao Mei
  • Lee Mason
  • John Quarles

ABC and 3D: opportunities and obstacles to 3D printing in special education environments

  • Erin Buehler
  • Shaun K. Kane
  • Amy Hurst

SESSION: Interaction

  • Tiago Guerreiro

Design of and subjective response to on-body input for people with visual impairments

  • Uran Oh
  • Leah Findlater

Motor-impaired touchscreen interactions in the wild

  • Kyle Montague
  • Hugo Nicolau
  • Vicki L. Hanson

Designing a text entry multimodal keypad for blind users of touchscreen mobile phones

  • Maria Claudia Buzzi
  • Marina Buzzi
  • Barbara Leporini
  • Amaury Trujillo

SESSION: Applications and games

  • Raja Kushalnagar

BraillePlay: educational smartphone games for blind children

  • Lauren R. Milne
  • Cynthia L. Bennett
  • Richard E. Ladner
  • Shiri Azenkot

Tablet-based activity schedule for children with autism in mainstream environment

  • Charles Fage
  • Léonard Pommereau
  • Charles Consel
  • Émilie Balland
  • Hélène Sauzéon

A computer-based method to improve the spelling of children with dyslexia

  • Luz Rello
  • Clara Bayarri
  • Yolanda Otal
  • Martin Pielot

Design and evaluation of a networked game to supportsocial connection of youth with cerebral palsy

  • Hamilton A. Hernandez
  • Mallory Ketcheson
  • Adrian Schneider
  • Zi Ye
  • Darcy Fehlings
  • Lauren Switzer
  • Virginia Wright
  • Shelly K. Bursick
  • Chad Richards
  • T.C. Nicholas Graham

SESSION: Communication

  • Matt Huenerfauth

Text-to-speeches: evaluating the perception of concurrent speech by blind people

  • João Guerreiro
  • Daniel Gonçalves

Analyzing the intelligibility of real-time mobile sign language video transmitted below recommended standards

  • Jessica J. Tran
  • Ben Flowers
  • Eve A. Risken
  • Richard J. Ladner
  • Jacob O. Wobbrock

Enhancing caption accessibility through simultaneous multimodal information: visual-tactile captions

  • Raja S. Kushalnagar
  • Gary W. Behm
  • Joseph S. Stanislow
  • Vasu Gupta

Age, technology usage, and cognitive characteristics in relation to perceived disorientation and reported website ease of use

  • Michael Crabb
  • Vicki L. Hanson

SESSION: Mobility

  • Jeffrey Bigham

The gest-rest: a pressure-sensitive chairable input pad for power wheelchair armrests

  • Patrick Carrington
  • Amy Hurst
  • Shaun K. Kane

Accessibility in context: understanding the truly mobile experience of smartphone users with motor impairments

  • Maia Naftali
  • Leah Findlater

“just let the cane hit it”: how the blind and sighted see navigation differently

  • Michele A. Williams
  • Caroline Galbraith
  • Shaun K. Kane
  • Amy Hurst

Path-guided indoor navigation for the visually impaired using minimal building retrofitting

  • Dhruv Jain

POSTER SESSION: Poster abstracts

An accelerated scanning communication system with adaptive automatic error correction mechanism

  • Hiroki Mori

Accessible mHealth for patients with dexterity impairments

  • Daihua X. Yu
  • Bambang Parmanto
  • Brad E. Dicianno
  • Valerie J. Watzlaf
  • Katherine D. Seelman

An accessible robotics programming environment for visually impaired users

  • Stephanie Ludi Ludi
  • Lindsey Ellis
  • Scott Jordan

Assessing technology use in aphasia

  • Abi Roper
  • Jane Marshall
  • Stephanie M. Wilson

Automatically identifying trouble-indicating speech behaviors in alzheimer’s disease

  • Frank Rudzicz
  • Leila Chan Currie
  • Andrew Danks
  • Tejas Mehta
  • Shunan Zhao

A braille writing training device with voice feedback

  • Fumihito Aizawa
  • Tetsuya Watanabe

Color-via-pattern: distinguishing colors of confusion without affecting perceived brightness

  • Matthew Herbst
  • Bo Brinkman

Designing exergames combining the use of fine and gross motor exercises to support self-care activities

  • Karina Caro
  • Ana I. Martínez-García
  • Mónica Tentori
  • Iván Zavala-Ibarra

Development of accessible toolset to enhance social interaction opportunities for people with cerebral palsy in India

  • Manjira Sinha
  • Tirthankar Dasgupta
  • Anupam Basu

Development of tactile graph generation software using the R statistics software environment

  • Kosuke Araki
  • Tetsuya Watanabe
  • Kazunori Minatani

Digital tools for physically impaired visual artists

  • Chris Creed
  • Russell Beale
  • Paula Dower

Enhancing multi-touch table accessibility for wheelchair users

  • Chris Creed
  • Russell Beale

Evaluating the accessibility of crowdsourcing tasks on Amazon’s mechanical turk

  • Rocío Calvo
  • Shaun K. Kane
  • Amy Hurst

Gestures with speech for hand-impaired persons

  • Darren Guinness
  • G. Michael Poor
  • Alvin Jude

Implementation and evaluation of animation controls sufficient for conveying ASL facial expressions

  • Hernisa Kacorri
  • Matt Huenerfauth

Increasing the bandwidth of crowdsourced visual question answering to better support blind users

  • Walter S. Lasecki
  • Yu Zhong
  • Jeffrey P. Bigham

Moving from entrenched structure to a universal design

  • Leyla zhuhadar
  • Bryan Carson
  • Jerry Daday

“OK glass?”: a preliminary exploration of Google Glass

  • Meethu Malu
  • Leah Findlater

Older adults interaction with broadcast debates

  • Rolando Medellin-Gasque
  • Chris Reed
  • Vicki Hanson

Online learning system for teaching basic skills to people with developmental disabilities

  • Luke Buschmann
  • Lourdes Morales
  • Sri Kurniawan

Pilot evaluation of a path-guided indoor navigation system for visually impaired in a public museum

  • Dhruv Jain

Tactile aids for visually impaired graphical design education

  • Samantha McDonald
  • Joshua Dutterer
  • Ali Abdolrahmani
  • Shaun K. Kane
  • Amy Hurst

Tongue-able interfaces: evaluating techniques for a camera based tongue gesture input system

  • Shuo Niu
  • Li Liu
  • D. Scott McCrickard

Tracking mental engagement: a tool for young people with ADD and ADHD

  • Robert Beaton
  • Ryan Merkel
  • Jayanth Prathipati
  • Andrew Weckstein
  • Scott McCrickard

Using computer vision to access appliance displays

  • Giovanni Fusco
  • Ender Tekin
  • Richard E. Ladner
  • James M. Coughlan1

Visually impaired orientation techniques in unfamiliar indoor environments: a user study

  • Abdulrhman A. Alkhanifer
  • Stephanie Ludi

Web browsing interface for people with severe speech and motor impairment in India

  • Tirthankar Dasgupta
  • Manjira Sinha
  • Anupam Basu

DEMONSTRATION SESSION: Demonstration abstracts

AVD-LV: an accessible player for captioned STEM videos

  • Raja S. Kushalnagar
  • John J. Rivera
  • Warrance Yu
  • Daniel S. Steed

Building keyboard accessible drag and drop

  • Rucha Somani
  • Jiahang Xin
  • Bijay Bhaskar Deo
  • Yun Huang

Coming to grips: 3D printing for accessibility

  • Erin Buehler
  • Amy Hurst
  • Megan Hofmann

Evaluation of non-visual panning operations using touch-screen devices

  • HariPrasath Palani
  • Nicholas A. Giudice

Expression: a google glass based assistive solution for social signal processing

  • ASM Iftekhar Anam
  • Shahinur Alam
  • Mohammed Yeasin

A google glass app to help the blind in small talk

  • Mohammad Iftekhar Tanveer
  • Mohammed Ehsan Hoque

An immersive physical therapy game for stroke survivors

  • Conor Kaminer
  • Kevin LeBras
  • Jordan McCall
  • Tan Phan
  • Paul Naud
  • Mircea Teodorescu
  • Sri Kurniawan

Immersive simulation of visual impairments using a wearable see-through display

  • Halim Cagri Ates
  • Alexander Fiannaca
  • Eelke Folmer

Legion scribe: real-time captioning by non-experts

  • Walter S. Lasecki
  • Raja Kushalnagar
  • Jeffrey P. Bigham

littleBits go LARGE: making electronics more accessible to people with learning disabilities

  • Nicholas D. Hollinworth
  • Faustina Hwang
  • Kate Allen
  • Gosia Kwiatkowska
  • Andy Minnion

M.I.D.A.S. touch: magnetic interactive device for alternative sight through touch

  • Taylan K. Sen
  • Morgan W. Sinko
  • Alex T. Wilson
  • Mohammed E. Hoque

Motion history to improve communication and switch access for people with severe and multiple disabilities

  • Guang Yang
  • Mamoru Iwabuchi
  • Rumi Hirabayashi
  • Kenryu Nakamura
  • Kimihiko Taniguchi
  • Syoudai Sano
  • Takamitsu Aoki

Move&flick: design and evaluation of a single-finger and eyes-free kana-character entry method on touch screens

  • Ryosuke Aoki
  • Ryo Hashimoto
  • Akihiro Miyata
  • Shunichi Seko
  • Masahiro Watanabe
  • Masayuki Ihara

New tools for automating tactile geographic map translation

  • Nizar Bouhlel
  • Anis Rojbi

OS-level surface haptics for touch-screen accessibility

  • Suhong Jin
  • Joe Mullenbach
  • Craig Shultz
  • J. Edward Colgate
  • Anne Marie Piper

Real-time caption challenge: C-print

  • Michael S. Stinson
  • Pamela Francis
  • Lisa B. Elliot
  • Donna Easton

SpeechOmeter: heads-up monitoring to improve speech clarity

  • Mansoor Pervaiz
  • Rupal Patel

Tactile graphics with a voice demonstration

  • Catherine M. Baker
  • Lauren R. Milne
  • Jeffrey Scofield
  • Cynthia L. Bennett
  • Richard E. Ladner

Headlock: a wearable navigation aid that helps blind cane users traverse large open spaces

  • Alexander Fiannaca
  • Ilias Apostolopoulous
  • Eelke Folmer

SESSION: Student research competition abstracts

Accessible web chat interface

  • Valentyn Melnyk

Capti-Speak: a speech-enabled accessible web interface

  • Vikas Ashok

Does it look beautiful?: communicating aesthetic information about artwork to the visually impaired

  • Caroline Marie Galbraith

Improving programming interfaces for people with limited mobility using voice recognition

  • Xiomara Figueroa Fontánez
  • Patricia Ordóñez

Introducing web accessibility to localization students: implications for a universal web

  • Silvia Rodríguez Vázquez

Strategies: an inclusive authentication framework

  • Natã M. Barbosa

VisAural:: a wearable sound-localisation device for people with impaired hearing

  • Benjamin M. Gorman

Web accessibility evaluation with the crowd: using glance to rapidly code user testing video

  • Mitchell Gordon

SESSION: Text entry challenge abstracts

AccessBraille: tablet-based braille entry

  • Stephanie Ludi
  • Michael Timbrook
  • Piper Chester

DigitCHAT: enabling AAC input at conversational speed

  • Karl Wiegand
  • Rupal Patel

Explorations on breathing based text input for mobile devices

  • Jackson F. Filho
  • Thiago Valle
  • Wilson Prata

KeyGlasses: semi-transparent keys on soft keyboard

  • Mathieu Raynal

Phoneme-based predictive text entry interface

  • Ha Trinh
  • Annalu Waller
  • Keith Vertanen
  • Per Ola Kristensson
  • Vicki L. Hanson

Speech dasher: a demonstration of text input using speech and approximate pointing

  • Keith Vertanen
  • David J.C. MacKay

Text entry by raising the eyebrow with HaMCoS

  • Torsten Felzer
  • Stephan Rinderknecht

Text entry using a compact keypad with OSDS

  • Torsten Felzer
  • Stephan Rinderknecht

Text entry using single-channel analog puff input

  • Adam J. Sporka

Text entry via discrete and analog myoelectric signals

  • Adam J. Sporka
  • Antonín Posusta
  • Ondrej Poláek
  • Tomá Flek
  • Jakub Otáhal