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.

Socio-Technical Environments Supporting Distributed Cognition for Persons with Cognitive Disabilities

MAPS (Memory Aiding Prompting System), aims to provide a simple effective prompting system for individuals with cognitive disabilities with an interface for designing prompting scripts by caregivers

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The Accessibility and Usability of Websites: Relationships between Measures from Users, Experts and Guidelines

Overall, the main outcome from this study shows that the severity ratings provided by the accessibility and usability guidelines are not valid: although researchers and participants agree each other both within and between groups, there is no agreement with the guidelines’ ratings of severity.

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EdgeWrite: A Versatile Design for Text Entry and Control

EdgeWrite was designed to provide accessible text entry on a variety of platforms to people with motor impairments and to able-bodied users of small devices.

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Generating American Sign Language Classifier Predicates For English-To-ASL Machine Translation

This project has created an English-to-ASL MT design capable of producing classifier predicates.

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Multi-Modal Exploration

we focus on the presentation of multi-modal documents through refreshing pin displays.

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The Effectiveness of the Web Accessibility Audit as a Motivational and Educational Tool in Inclusive Web Design

This thesis describes the development and evaluation of a Web accessibility auditing methodology with the dual aims of accurately identifying accessibility barriers present in a Web site, and presenting the audit findings and recommended actions in a way that informs, educates and engenders an improved understanding of accessibility amongst the audience.

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2006 Best Student Paper

MobileASL: Intelligibility of Sign Language Video As Constrained by Mobile Phone Technology

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2006 Best Paper

Improvements In Vision-Based Pointer Control

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Interactive Sonification of Abstract Data – Framework, Design Space, Evaluation, and User Tool

For people with visual impairments, sound is an important information channel.

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ASSETS 2005

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