Information Director

Information Director

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Lourdes Morales Villaverde is a Computer Science PhD Candidate at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Most of her research work focuses on the design or development of assistive technology to help blind and visually impaired people (with document formatting or indoor navigation) and people with cognitive or developmental disabilities (with reinforcing skills necessary for daily-living activities). Overall, her research focus is to help people with disabilities live more independently and thus enjoy a better quality of life. Lourdes holds a Computer Science MS degree (2017) from the University of California, Santa Cruz. She is working to earn a Computer Science PhD degree from the same institution by June 2019. Over the past three years, she has been the Web Chair for ASSETS 2016, 2017 and 2018. She has also collaborated in SIGACCESS efforts to help conferences improve their accessibility.

2002 Best Paper

Site-Wide Annotation: Reconstructing Existing Pages to Be Accessible

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2000 Best Student Paper

Neck Range of Motion and Use of Computer Head Controls

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1998 Best Student Paper

A Model of Keyboard Configuration Requirements

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1998 Best Paper

User Interface of a Home Page Reader

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2000 Best Paper

An Empirical Investigation of Ways in Which Some of the Problems Encountered by Some Dyslexics May Be Alleviated Using Computer Techniques

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