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.

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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Web 2.0 and Dyslexia

Understanding how people with dyslexia interact with the social bookmarking service Del.ico.us using eye tracking.

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Non-speech Sounds for User Interface Control

we have demonstrated, that in different scenarios, such as emulation of the mouse device or keyboard, the use of non-speech sounds may successfully compete with other assistive techniques and technologies that allow the motor impaired users to carry out tasks on a standard PC

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Myographic Mobile Accessibility for Tetraplegics

we present an approach to allow interaction between tetraplegic users and mobile devices

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Design and Evaluation of Auditory Spatial Cues for Decision Making Within a Game Environment for Persons With Visual Impairments

An audio platform game was created and evaluated in order to answer the question of whether or not an audio game could be designed that effectively conveys the spatial information necessary for persons with visual impairments to successfully navigate the game levels and respond to audio cues in time to avoid obstacles.

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2008 Best Student Paper

What’s New?: Making Web Page Updates Accessible

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2008 Best Paper

Computer Usage by Young Individuals With Down Syndrome: An Exploratory Study

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Jim Thatcher: Outstanding Contribution Recipient 2008

The development of one of the first screen readers for DOS, and the first screen reader for a graphical user interface on the PC.

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