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How level and type of deafness affect user perception of multimedia video clips

S.R. Gulliver, G. Ghinea
2003 Universal Access in the Information Society  
Our research investigates the impact that hearing has on the perception of digital video clips, with and without captions, by discussing how hearing loss, captions and deafness type affects user QoP (Quality  ...  It is shown that captions do not necessarily provide deaf users with a 'greater level of information' from video, but cause a change in user QoP, depending on deafness type, which provides a 'greater level  ...  The following questions were considered: What effect does hearing loss have on user QoP? Do captions help hearing and deaf user QoP? How does deafness type affect user QoP?  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10209-003-0067-5 fatcat:xy5bs6mk4jgw3ll67c7qvodl7i

Defining user perception of distributed multimedia quality

Stephen R. Gulliver, Gheorghita Ghinea
2006 ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications (TOMCCAP)  
impacts user information assimilation, user level of enjoyment and user perception of quality; the display type impacts user information assimilation and user perception of quality.  ...  Results show that: a significant reduction in frame rate does not proportionally reduce the user's understanding of the presentation, independent of technical parameters; the type of video clip significantly  ...  User QoP-LoQ is significantly affected by video clip type at the network-and media-level, yet QoP-LoQ is not significantly affected by video clip type at the content-level.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1201730.1201731 fatcat:dfqxbzqzm5csll4ykzzxttq45q

Integration of Signage Information into the Web Environment [chapter]

Rashad Aouf, Steve Hansen
2004 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
, audio, video, audio-visual, and others), the Web has evolved from a static medium for information sharing into an interactive multimedia platform that includes video, sound, animation, with dynamic links  ...  In the light of these advancements, Web accessibility and associated problems (e.g. people with deafness) represent a serious obstacle that prohibits people with special needs (e.g. people with deafness  ...  In addition, the study consists of video clips (i.e. edited sign language video clips) that may be addressed to various types of sign viewers (i.e. profoundly deaf, hard of hearing, and interpreters).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-27817-7_158 fatcat:w6hhs4x6kzdpbet2uiigayocsq

A Comparison of Comprehension Processes in Sign Language Interpreter Videos with or without Captions

Matjaž Debevc, Danijela Milošević, Ines Kožuh, Hua Shu
2015 PLoS ONE  
Fifty-one deaf and hard of hearing sign language users alternately watched the sign language interpreter videos with, and without, captions. Afterwards, they answered ten questions.  ...  The results showed that the presence of captions positively affected their rates of comprehension, which increased by 24% among deaf viewers and 42% among hard of hearing viewers.  ...  Thanks to the Ljubljana School of the Deaf in Slovenia and the Slovenian Deaf and Hard of Hearing Societies, sign language interpreter Marija Koser and all participants who took part in the study.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0127577 pmid:26010899 pmcid:PMC4444354 fatcat:ocpshapvcjgdtp3cp5sneberly

The Combined Effect of Captioning and Sign Language in Understanding Television Content in Deaf

Deepika Sharma, Rangasayee Raghunath Rao
2018 Journal of Communication Disorders Deaf Studies & Hearing Aids  
Stimulus consisted of three video-clips taken from Television (TV) program "Shaktimaan" with already incorporated sign language video. Captions were incorporated in two of the video clips.  ...  In the Experimental phase participants were shown three video-clips in three different viewing conditions i.e. with sign language (WSL), with captions only (WC) and with both sign language and captions  ...  The study showed that, although information content can be portrayed in sign language by means of videos of human signers, but the issue of how captions and sign language together, affect comprehension  ... 
doi:10.4172/2375-4427.1000182 fatcat:k65nmneixrdj5d6a2bmlzqfcuq

Server Transcoding of Multimedia Data for Cross-Disability Access

Vidhya Balasubramanian, Nalini Venkatasubramanian, Ragunathan Rajkumar
2003 Multimedia Computing and Networking 2003  
It is also essential that the accessibility of the multimedia content for different users with diverse capabilities and disabilities be considered.  ...  The transcoding process allows for refinements to cater to specific types and degrees of impairments. Our performance results illustrate the benefits of the ability-based transcoding approach.  ...  Based on different statistics on these impairments, and how these different levels of impairments affect the information processing [LH02,WHO2,SS01], we try to correlate with the tasks selected as required  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.483922 fatcat:xzeetvyemfdbzib4se75zhsjhm

Determining optimal caption placement using eye tracking

Andrew D. Ouzts, Nicole E. Snell, Prabudh Maini, Andrew T. Duchowski
2013 Proceedings of the 31st ACM international conference on Design of communication - SIGDOC '13  
Information Assimilation (IA)) is measured via a 4-category comprehension quiz, developed by S.R Gulliver and G. Ghinea, which measures key differing aspects of captioned videos.  ...  Results indicate that caption placement can have significant effects on reading time, number of saccadic crossovers, and ratio of fixations on captions.  ...  How level and type of deafness affect user perception of multimedia videoclips. Universal Access Information Society, 2 (2003), 374-386. 2. Vy, Q.V. and Fels, D.I.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2507065.2507100 dblp:conf/sigdoc/OuztsSMD13 fatcat:guut4nu6b5gohkjlk5tjlvku6q

Technology for supporting web information search and learning in Sign Language

Inmaculada Fajardo, Markel Vigo, Ladislao Salmerón
2009 Interacting with computers  
The review reveals that although contents can currently be portrayed in SL by means of videos of human signers or avatars, the debate about how bilingual (text and SL) versus SL-only websites affect signers  ...  The taxonomy highlights that videos of human signers are ecological but require a high-cost group of experts to perform text to SL translations, video editing and web uploading.  ...  Acknowledgement Markel Vigo is the recipient of a pre-doctoral fellowship from the Department of Education, Universities and Research of the Basque Government.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.intcom.2009.05.005 fatcat:qxjgrdwbc5hj5kubq3gqydu5ke

Accessible scenic arts and Virtual Reality: A pilot study with aged people about user preferences when reading subtitles in immersive environments

Estella Oncins, Rocío Bernabé, Mario Montagud, Verónica Arnáiz Uzquiza
2020 MonTI. Monografías de Traducción e Interpretación  
Impact of visual decline mainly affects the ability to focus, contrast sensitivity and the perception of change of color.  ...  The four clips and two conditions were randomized and counterbalanced using a Latin square, to avoid the order of presentation affecting the results.  ...  She is cu-rrently employed as a lecturer in Translation, Subtitling and Subtitling for the Deaf and the Hard-of-Hearing (UVA).  ... 
doi:10.6035/monti.2020.12.07 fatcat:zl4xs3nnbfhcjlktntznsqgqle

Accessible mathematics videos for non-disabled students in primary education

Alejandro Rodriguez-Ascaso, Emilio Letón, Jaime Muñoz-Carenas, Cecile Finat, Filomena Papa
2018 PLoS ONE  
We have focused on how the accessibility criteria used for students with visual impairments might affect non-disabled students.  ...  objective aspects of their learning concerning retention and transfer as well as several subjective aspects, including the attractiveness of the videos.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank the Fuhem ( Madrid, Spain), a not-forprofit institution, and its three schools where the study took place.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0208117 pmid:30485351 pmcid:PMC6261620 fatcat:7zitppewdfhs3oklfbqlont6tm

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Editor, David A. Mappin
1997 Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology  
positive effects on the perception of users.  ...  with positive effects on the perception of users.  ...  Manuscript Categories Manuscripts may fall into one of two classes: General, dealing with a topic or issue at a general level (although reference to specific instances or examples may be included), and  ... 
doi:10.21432/t2ts4w fatcat:d2srlgetfbcdhmbzbbcvetfcpm

Mood Glove: A haptic wearable prototype system to enhance mood music in film

Antonella Mazzoni, Nick Bryan-Kinns
2016 Entertainment Computing  
Preliminary findings show that vibrotacile stimuli at low intensity and low frequency induce a sense of calmness in users, whereas vibrotactile stimuli at low intensity but higher frequency increased excitement  ...  The combination of high intensity and high frequency vibrotactile stimuli heightened tension on the other hand.  ...  Acknowledgment This work is supported by the EPSRC Doctoral Training Centre in Digital Music and Media for the Creative Economy (EP/ G03723X/1).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.entcom.2016.06.002 fatcat:g3j4ykivrzbkzkwwqnbset6qmu

Evaluation and monitoring of video quality for UMA enabled video streaming systems

R. Venkatesh Babu, Andrew Perkis, Odd Inge Hillestad
2007 Multimedia tools and applications  
This paper 1 deals with monitoring user perception of multimedia presentations in a Universal Multimedia Access (UMA) enabled system using objective no-reference (NR) metrics.  ...  Both the metrics involve low computational complexity and are feasible for real-time monitoring of streaming video in a multimedia communication scenario. Further, in rate-adaptive streaming of video,  ...  ., [16] studied the effect of how MPEG transmission over IP affected the received video quality.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11042-007-0140-9 fatcat:kkepavyq4rhmpechvaa426fi3u

Using Description Logics for the Provision of Context-Driven Content Adaptation Services

Stephen J.H. Yang, Jia Zhang, Jeff J.S. Huang, Jeffrey J.P. Tsai
2010 International Journal of Systems and Service-Oriented Engineering  
Experimental results prove the effectiveness and efficiency of our content adaptation planner on saving transmission bandwidth, when users are using handheld devices.  ...  This paper presents our design and development of a description logics-based planner for providing context-driven content adaptation services.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This work is supported by National Science Council, Taiwan under grants NSC 95-2520-S-008-006-MY3 and NSC96-2628-S-008-008-MY3.  ... 
doi:10.4018/jssoe.2010092106 fatcat:7crlczlqujh3rc5tgqx6b6l5fi

Bringing Text Display Digital Radio to Consumers With Hearing Loss

E. G. Sheffield, M. Starling, D. Schwab
2011 Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education  
In two experiments, we presented hearing, hard-of-hearing, and deaf consumers with National Public Radio stories converted to text and examined their preferences for and reactions to midsized and small  ...  Text display radio requires a large amount of word throughput with minimal screen display area, making good user interface design crucial to its success.  ...  A 2 (scrolling type) 3 2 (audio on/off) ANOVA was conducted on preference questions and level of recall.  ... 
doi:10.1093/deafed/enr011 pmid:21422121 fatcat:ggaw7fknvzcl7jmmrlbebarnoi
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