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 Técnico, University of Lisbon, both in Information Systems and Computer Engineering.

ASSETS 2013

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September 2013 Newsletter

The first article in this issue presents recent research by Cynthia Putnam and Jinghui Cheng that helps therapists make more informed decisions when choosing commercial motion games to assist rehabilitation. The second article by John Schoeberlein and Yuanqiong Wang discusses a collaborative writing application for blind users. The third article by Jesica Rivero-Espinosaa, Andrés Iglesias-Péreza, Jose Antonio Gutiérrez-Dueñasa, and Xavier Rafael-Paloub discribes an AAL architecture to provide active aging services for senior users.

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Call for Impact Award: ASSETS

Deadline for nominations: August 1, 2013 Notification of Selection: September 1, 2013 This award recognizes a conference paper presented at the ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS) that has had a significant impact on computing and information technology that addresses the needs of persons with disabilities. Technical papers presented at the ASSETS 2002 conference, or any earlier ASSETS conference are eligible. The award will recognize work that presents a significant innovation or contribution …

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June 2013 Newsletter

This issue also includes a call for participation for ASSETS 2013 in Bellevue, Washington.

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January 2013 Newsletter

The eight articles included in this issue report the research work of the students who attended the ASSETS 2012 doctoral consortium. An overview of the doctoral consortium was written by Jeffrey Bigham, chair of the successful event.

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ASSETS 2012

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User-Sensitive Mobile Interfaces: Accounting for Individual Differences amongst the Blind

We explore individual differences among blind people and assess how they are related with mobile interface demands, both at low (e.g. performing an on-screen gesture) and high level (text-entry) tasks.

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Developing HCI Technology to Aid in Communication Research for Individuals with Impairments: A Language and Linguistic Perspective

This work examines how HCI and CS techniques can impact language development , empathy and the role communication impairment has on linguistic patterns and conversation quality.

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2012 Best Student Paper

iSCAN: A Phoneme-based Predictive Communication Aid for Nonspeaking Individuals

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John Gardner: Outstanding Contribution Recipient 2012

Awarded for outstanding achievements in improving access to education and employment through technology

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