Information Director

Information Director

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Tiago Guerreiro is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Informatics, Faculty of Science of the University of Lisbon, and a researcher at LaSIGE. His research focuses on mobile accessibility, text-entry, and on accessible and usable privacy. He has focused most of his efforts on improving the quality of life of blind and visually impaired people, people with motor impairments, and people with dementia. He was a local chair for ASSETS 2015 and has collaborated in several other editions, as an organizer, committee member, and author. Tiago holds MSc (2008) and PhD (2012) degrees from T├ęcnico, University of Lisbon, both in Information Systems and Computer Engineering.

ASSETS 2017

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ASSETS 2016 Proceedings available

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ASSETS 2016

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Acquisition of Spatial Environmental Information from Tactile Displays

Abstract: It is still recognized as a challenge task while blind and visually impaired people travel outdoor independently, even if there are a number of assistive mobility aids available. In addition to building universal facilities in urban and rural environments for them, it is essential to develop novel mobility assistive technologies and systems to satisfy their increasing demands for mobility. To investigate those demands, an international survey with 106 blind and visually impaired people from …

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ASSETS 2015

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ASSETS 2014

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Interactive Maps for Visually Impaired People: Design, Usability and Spatial Cognition

This thesis demonstrates the importance of interactive maps for visually impaired people and their spatial cognition.

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Chieko Asakawa and Takashi Itoh: 2013 Impact Award

User Interface of a Home Page Reader

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2013 Best Student Paper

Wheelchair-based Game Design for Older Adults

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2013 Best Paper

Improving Public Transit Accessibility for Blind Riders by Crowdsourcing Bus Stop Landmark Locations with Google Street View

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