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 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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How to Integrate Wireless Technology with Web Services Technology to Support and Enhance Sign Languages Learning?

This project researches a new concept of Sign Language mobile learning.

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Taux: A System for Evaluating Sound Feedback in Navigational Tasks

This thesis presents the design and development of an evaluation system for generating audio displays that provide feedback to persons performing navigation tasks.

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