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News from the ACM Special Interest Group on Accessible Computing

John Gardner: Outstanding Contribution Recipient 2012

Awarded for outstanding achievements in improving access to education and employment through technology

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2012 Best Paper

PassChords: Secure Multi-Touch Authentication for Blind People

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Call for Papers: ASSETS 2013

The ASSETS conference explores the design, evaluation, and use of computing and information technologies to benefit people with disabilities and older adults. ASSETS is the premier forum for presenting innovative research on mainstream and specialized assistive technologies, accessible computing, and assistive applications of computer, network, and information technologies. ASSETS is sponsored by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and its SIGACCESS Special Interest Group on Accessible Computing. The single track and friendly atmosphere make ASSETS the ideal venue …

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January 2012 Newsletter

Research reports from the ASSETS 2011 Doctoral Consortium

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September 2011 Newsletter

Notetaker for visually impaired people wins Microsoft Imagine Cup, web accessibility in Finnish higher education, W3C Web Accessibility Initiative Research and Development Working Group

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June 2011 Newsletter

Articles on web accessibility evaluation, planning an accessible conference, and assistive technology commercialization.

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2011 Best Student Paper

Blind People and Mobile Touch-based Text-Entry: Acknowledging the Need for Different Flavors

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2011 Best Paper

Improving Calibration Time and Accuracy for Situation-Specific Models of Color Differentiation

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Call for Papers: ASSETS 2012

The 13th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility, 24-26 October 2011, Dundee, UK. People with disabilities can use Computer and Information Technologies to overcome barriers encountered in day-to-day life, and to participate more fully in society. The ASSETS series of conferences explores the potential of Computer and Information Technologies to support and include individuals with disabilities, and those around them. ASSETS is the premier forum for presenting innovative research on the design and use …

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January 2011 Newsletter

Research reports from the ASSETS 2010 Doctoral Consortium.

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