Information Director

Information Director

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Sushant Kafle is a PhD Candidate in Computing and Information Science at the at the Rochester Institute of Technology. His research aims to inform the evaluation and the design of automatic speech recognition technology for use in captioning for people who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Towards Behaviour-Driven Transcoding of Web Content Through an Analysis of User Coping Strategies

This thesis presents work that addresses both these limitations. SADIe, a content transcoder, was developed that is both accurate and scalable.

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Non Visual Navigation of Excel Spreadsheet

Providing a more accessible non-visual navigation of spreadsheets will help individuals who are blind and visually impaired in getting a better education, will improve their skills, and assist them in entering new careers.

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Automatic Assessment of Contextual Web Accessibility from an Evaluation, Measurement and Adaptation Perspectives

This PhD report explores how automatic accessibility assessment benefits both accessibility experts and end-users.

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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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