Information Director

Information Director

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Sushant is a Ph.D. candidate at the Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences at the Rochester Institute of Technology, where he specializes in accessibility for people with disabilities, human-computer interaction and computational linguistics. He is interested in building machine learning (ML) systems that model human communication with a goal to enhance human-to-human or human-to-machine interaction.

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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ASSETS 2013

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