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 2009

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Intelligent Interfaces Enabling Blind Web Users to Build Accessibility Into the Web

This dissertation explores novel intelligent interfaces enabling blind people to independently improve web content.

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Developing Web Accessibility: Section 508 Compliance of Post-Secondary Educational Web Site Home Pages

This research studied Web accessibility of education department home pages of institutions accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

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A Study of Human-Robot Interaction With an Assistive Robot to Help People With Severe Motor Impairments

The thesis research aims to further the study of human-robot interaction (HRI) issues, especially regarding the development of an assistive robot designed to help individuals possessing motor impairments.

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Human-Computer Interaction with Older People: From Factors to Social Actors

This dissertation proposes a different paradigm: from factors towards interaction based on older people as social actors.

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Instructional eLearning Technologies for the Vision Impaired

Using as a reference Certified Cisco Network Associate (CCNA) and IT Essentials courses, a study has been made of tools that can access such on-line systems and transcribe the materials into a form suitable for vision impaired learning.

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2009 Best Student Paper

ClassInFocus: Enabling Improved Visual Attention Strategies for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students

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2009 Best Paper

Hironobu Takagi, Shinya Kawanaka, Masatomo Kobayashi, Daisuke Sato and Chieko Asakawa

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The Spoken Impact Project: Using Audio & Visual Feedback to Impact Vocalization in Non-Verbal Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder

In this research, called the Spoken Impact Project (SIP), we explore the effects of audio and visual feedback on vocalization in low-functioning children with ASD

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ASSETS 2008

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