Best Paper

The SIGACCESS Best Paper Award is presented to the individual(s) judged by an awards committee to have written the best paper appearing in the ASSETS conference proceedings. Recipients are presented with a certificate from ACM
at the conference.

2021 Best Paper

How Online Tests Contribute to the Support System for People With Cognitive and Mental Disabilities Author(s) Qisheng Li, Josephine Lee, Christina Zhang, Katharina Reinecke Institutions: University of Washington Abstract: Roughly 1 in 3 people around the world are affected by cognitive or mental disabilities at some point in their lives, yet people often face a variety of barriers when seeking support and receiving diagnosis from healthcare professionals. While prior work found that people with such disabilities assess themselves …

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2020 Best Paper

Input Accessibility: A Large Dataset and Summary Analysis of Age, Motor Ability and Input Performance Authors(s): Leah Findlater, Lotus Zhang Institution: University of Washington Abstract: Age and motor ability are well-known to impact input performance. Past work examining these factors, however, has tended to focus on samples of 20-40 participants and has binned participants into a small set of age groups (e.g., “younger” vs. “older”). To foster a more nuanced understanding of how age and motor …

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2019 Best Paper

Sign Language Recognition, Generation, and Translation: An Interdisciplinary Perspective Author(s): Danielle Bragg, Oscar Koller, Mary Bellard, Larwan Berke, Patrick Boudreault, Annelies Braffort, Naomi Caselli, Matt Huenerfauth, Hernisa Kacorri, Tessa Verhoef, Christian Vogler and Meredith Morris Institution: Microsoft Research, Microsoft, Rochester Institute of Technology, Gallaudet University, Paris-Saclay University, Orsay, Boston University, University of Maryland, Leiden University. Abstract: Developing successful sign language recognition, generation, and translation systems requires expertise in a wide range of fields, including computer …

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2018 Best Paper

Modeling the Speed and Timing of American Sign Language to Generate Realistic Animations

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2017 Best Paper

Evaluating the Usability of Automatically Generated Captions for People who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

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2016 Best Paper

Would You Be Mine: Appropriating Minecraft as an Assistive Technology for Youth with Autism

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2015 Best Paper

Understanding the Challenges Faced by Neurodiverse Software Engineering Employees: Towards a More Inclusive and Productive Technical Workforce

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2014 Best Paper

Tablet-based activity schedule for children with autism in mainstream environment

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2013 Best Paper

Improving Public Transit Accessibility for Blind Riders by Crowdsourcing Bus Stop Landmark Locations with Google Street View

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2012 Best Paper

PassChords: Secure Multi-Touch Authentication for Blind People

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