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Combating information overload in non-visual web access using context

Jalal Mahmud, Yevgen Borodin, Dipanjan Das, I. V. Ramakrishnan
2007 Proceedings of the 12th international conference on Intelligent user interfaces - IUI '07  
Web sites are designed for graphical mode of interaction. Sighted users can visually segment Web pages and quickly identify relevant information.  ...  Although, the use of shortcut keys and searching offers some improvements, the problem still remains. In this paper, we address this problem using the notion of context.  ...  The problem of information overload in non-visual Web access still remains. Is it possible to do better than that?  ... 
doi:10.1145/1216295.1216362 dblp:conf/iui/MahmudBDR07 fatcat:pgvdasr4evbq7gk3eqgtemauxy

Information overload in non-visual web transaction

Jalal Mahmud
2007 Proceedings of the 9th international ACM SIGACCESS conference on Computers and accessibility - Assets '07  
Preliminary results based on my system incorporating this idea, show a lot of promise in combating the information overload problem encountered by visually disabled individuals when they do transactions  ...  An interesting idea is to use context surrounding a link to identify relevant information on the next Web page.  ...  Thus, combating this information overload problem is critical especially when doing transactions using non-visual interaction modalities such as speech.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1296843.1296905 dblp:conf/assets/Mahmud07 fatcat:44d6zjgylrfbpazuwr4ppj2h4u

Assistive browser for conducting web transactions

Jalal Mahmud, Yevgen Borodin, I. V. Ramakrishnan
2008 Proceedings of the 13th international conference on Intelligent user interfaces - IUI '08  
In this paper we present a lightweight approach for doing Web transactions using non-visual modalities.  ...  People with visual impairments use screen readers to browse the Web.  ...  However, it did not address the problem of information overload in web transactions using non-visual modalities.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1378773.1378831 dblp:conf/iui/MahmudBR08 fatcat:gybojgozajb53neo77tb4lp3py


Jalal U. Mahmud, Yevgen Borodin, I. V. Ramakrishnan
2007 Proceedings of the 16th international conference on World Wide Web - WWW '07  
In this paper, we address the problem of information overload in non-visual Web access using the notion of context.  ...  Web sites are designed for graphical mode of interaction. Sighted users can "cut to the chase" and quickly identify relevant information in Web pages.  ...  The use of contextual information for non-visual Web access is not a well-studied problem.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1242572.1242578 dblp:conf/www/MahmudBR07 fatcat:yxwzf55r5ved5d7dpvodmjwzly

Automated construction of web accessibility models from transaction click-streams

Jalal Mahmud, Yevgen Borodin, I. V. Ramakrishnan, C. R. Ramakrishnan
2009 Proceedings of the 18th international conference on World wide web - WWW '09  
One can combat this overload by using a transaction model for web accessibility that presents only fragments of web pages that are needed for doing transactions.  ...  Screen readers, the dominant assistive technology used by visually impaired people to access the Web, function by speaking out the content of the screen serially.  ...  Our models are used to combat information overload when performing web transaction non-visually.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1526709.1526826 dblp:conf/www/MahmudBRR09 fatcat:pyembtwtorguzgwnim3lzocoxu

Managing cognitive load in educational multi-user virtual environments: reflection on design practice

Brian C. Nelson, Benjamin E. Erlandson
2007 Educational technology research and development  
We analyze the current River City interface design using a framework describing cognitive overload scenarios and associated approaches to manage cognitive load.  ...  In this paper, we explore how the application of multimedia design principles may inform the development of educational multi-user virtual environments (MUVEs).  ...  One approach to combat Type 3 extraneous overload is through use of the temporal contiguity design principle (Mayer and Sims 1994) .  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11423-007-9082-1 fatcat:uqw2b2yscbgytdkddy73pert7q

Mapping COVID-19: How web-based maps contribute to the infodemic

Peter Mooney, Levente Juhász
2020 Dialogues in Human Geography  
In this commentary, we consider the usage of web-based mapping during the COVID-19 pandemic and argue that web maps have been widely misused for delivering public information on this fast moving, epidemiologically  ...  A proliferation of web-based maps have appeared depicting many different aspects of the spread of the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2).  ...  Perhaps now is a good time to revisit guidelines for the use of maps in journalistic contexts (e.g. Monmonier, 1989 Monmonier, , 2018 .  ... 
doi:10.1177/2043820620934926 fatcat:ffc3hsikmfhfllcx5wxdaqegie

Search and visualization of gene-drug-disease interactions for pharmacogenomics and precision medicine research using GeneDive

Mike Wong, Paul Previde, Jack Cole, Brook Thomas, Nayana Laxmeshwar, Emily Mallory, Jake Lever, Dragutin Petkovic, Russ B. Altman, Anagha Kulkarni
2021 Journal of Biomedical Informatics  
We introduce GeneDive, a web application for pharmacogenomics researchers and precision medicine practitioners that makes gene, disease, and drug interactions data easily accessible and usable.  ...  GeneDive offers multiple search modalities, visualizations, and other features that guide the user efficiently to the information of their interest.  ...  Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the funding agency.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jbi.2021.103732 pmid:33737208 pmcid:PMC9042200 fatcat:cks2iys2nvefni3kusw7avn56a

Context browsing with mobiles - when less is more

Yevgen Borodin, Jalal Mahmud, I.V. Ramakrishnan
2007 Proceedings of the 5th international conference on Mobile systems, applications and services - MobiSys '07  
In this paper, we address the problem of browsing fatigue in mobile Web access using the notion of context.  ...  On following a link, CMo captures the context of the link, employing a simple topic-boundary detection technique; it uses the context to identify relevant information in the next page with the help of  ...  would like to extend our appreciation to our evaluators for their time and patience, and to our developers: Amogh Ranadive, Anish Jayavant, Rakesh Jawale, Abhijit Aparadh, and Dhiraj Chawla for helping us  ... 
doi:10.1145/1247660.1247665 dblp:conf/mobisys/BorodinMR07 fatcat:hegdow7lc5fmxjxj6k3eelvdt4

On Development of Platform for Organization Security Threat Analytics and Management (POSTAM) Using Rule-Based Approach

Joseph E. Mbowe, Simon S. Msanjila, George S. Oreku, Khamisi Kalegele
2016 Journal of Software Engineering and Applications  
R scripting language for data visualization and java-based scripts were used to develop a prototype to run on web protocol.  ...  The platform enhances strategies for combating information security threats and thus improves organisations' commitment in protecting their critical assets.  ...  Despite the user being a weak link, the advancement in computer technology also produces a huge number of data i.e. information overload compared to the organisational ability to manipulate in order to  ... 
doi:10.4236/jsea.2016.912041 fatcat:zxmt6llf7vgura4el3yhwxlzqq

Ubiquitous Usability: Exploring Mobile Interfaces within the Context of a Theoretical Model

Khaled Hassanein, Milena M. Head
2003 International Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering  
Mobile commerce (m-Commerce), which allows for anytime/anywhere access to information and services, shows great potential.  ...  Ubiquitous access to information systems is critical to enable such activities. However, as with most systems, usability is critical to the success of mobile applications.  ...  Accessing/Authoring: In an access task, the mobile user is engaged in programmed processing (sequence of known steps) to retrieve available information.  ... 
dblp:conf/caise/HassaneinH03 fatcat:jfmkw72no5chpb3dpe4zbqswjq

Moving-Object management method of combat system using main memory DBMS

Jongsu Hwang
2016 Ciencia y Tecnología de Buques  
In this paper, we will introduce the Moving-Object management method of combat systems using the In Moving Object DBMS.  ...  The naval combat management system conducts a comprehensive analysis of obtained information and integrates it with on-board sensors, weapons, and other equipment.  ...  Most combat management systems are using the database to manage obtained sensors, weapons data and information needed to command.  ... 
doi:10.25043/19098642.129 fatcat:o6ka5rqdbrgitpcxdbudr7qwjy

Crisis Situations and Information Science. Selected Issues in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Zuza Wiorogorska
2020 Zagadnienia informacji naukowej  
, as well as on the information science-related initiatives undertaken to provide access to reliable and valid information in crisis situations.  ...  Results and conclusions: Even though the topic is recent, several subfields of information science have already been the subject of studies conducted in different parts of the world.  ...  Information management strategies The journal Data and Information Management devoted a special issue to the theme of the COVID-19 global pandemic in the context of using data and information management  ... 
doi:10.36702/zin.737 fatcat:r3k6bmgyprf3tlnpv57modm5lq

Integrating Open Data on Cancer in Support to Tumor Growth Analysis [chapter]

Fleur Jeanquartier, Claire Jean-Quartier, Tobias Schreck, David Cemernek, Andreas Holzinger
2016 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The underlying complexity of cancer demands for abstractions to disclose an exclusive subset of information related to the disease.  ...  We are not only providing a categorized list of open datasets and queryable databases for the different types of cancer and related information, we also identify a certain subset of temporal and spatial  ...  Still, in order to combat the disease relational information has to be retained.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-43949-5_4 fatcat:6r2lnyiturex7jpdnfdwyaeeee

IT Education Strategies for the Deaf - Assuring Employability

Francisco C. de M. B. Oliveira, Adriano T. de Freitas, Thiago A. C. de Araujo, Lidiane C. Silva, Bruno da S. Queiroz, Éder F. Soares
2016 Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems  
Accessible learning objects, accessible programming environment, online collaboration between DHI and Non-DHI. Real word task analysis are all discussed in the current text.  ...  Then, we confront the problem of having very few tutors versed in Libras. Content format, how can we present the information to the DHI considering visual aspects?  ...  In this context, the creation of accessible content is essential to facilitate the learning process of this public.  ... 
doi:10.5220/0005922204730482 dblp:conf/iceis/OliveiraFASQS16 fatcat:4tpfyoaemfgshh6vdurm5pq5f4
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