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.

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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SADIe: Structural Semantics for Accessibility and Device Independence

By using ontologies to capture the semantics of the CSS Stylesheets and XHTML, the implicit information contained within a web page can be reordered and manipulated into an explicit form that better suits the needs of visually impaired users.

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Annotation and Transformation of Web Pages to Improve Mobility for Visually Impaired Users

This research demonstrates that by providing machine processable data, regarding the structural and navigational properties of Web pages, applications can be created to present Web pages in alternative forms and so enhance the travel experience of visually impaired users.

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