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The VoiceApp System: Speech Technologies to Access the Semantic Web [chapter]

David Griol, José Manuel Molina, Víctor Corrales
2011 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Maximizing accessibility is not always the main objective in the design of web applications, specially if it is concerned with facilitating access for disabled people.  ...  whereas Voice Browser provides a fast and effective multimodal interface to the Google web search engine.  ...  The Opera browser 4 , which allows multimodal web navigation by means of speech, has been integrated for the interaction with the system using a computer.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-25274-7_40 fatcat:hv3t6sghyff67ghg4ba32bakri

Comparing mobile applications' energy consumption

Claas Wilke, Christian Piechnick, Sebastian Richly, Georg Püschel, Sebastian Götz, Uwe Aßmann
2013 Proceedings of the 28th Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing - SAC '13  
We define microbenchmarks for emailing and web browsing and evaluate applications from these domains.  ...  As mobile devices are nowadays used regularly and everywhere, their energy consumption has become a central concern for their users.  ...  In [11] , we propose to introduce energy labels as additional guidance for users searching for appropriate applications supporting individual usage requirements.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2480362.2480583 dblp:conf/sac/WilkePRPGA13 fatcat:nprddsfz2zhovdi4sc75hcohqa

Accessibility evaluation of websites using WCAG tools and Cambridge Simulator [article]

Shashank Kumar, JeevithaShree DV, Pradipta Biswas
2020 arXiv   pre-print
The paper concludes with a proposal on a Common User Profile format that can be used to compare and contrast accessibility systems and services, and to simulate and personalize interaction for users with  ...  There is plethora of tools available for automatic evaluation of web accessibility with respect to WCAG.  ...  Researchers already explored ways to adapt the same website differently for different users based on a user profile.  ... 
arXiv:2009.06526v1 fatcat:m4mt3uhehzhthb2vyzaw5pff4q

Developing inclusive e-learning systems

Anthony Savidis, Dimitris Grammenos, Constantine Stephanidis
2006 Universal Access in the Information Society  
This paper reports consolidated development experience from the construction of the following elearning systems: (a) training applications for handmotor impaired users and for people with cognitive disabilities  ...  The requirement for e-inclusion relates to the employment of appropriate development strategies for software applications and services so as to accomplish accessibility and increased interaction quality  ...  available a SALT-compliant browser for Linux, based on the Mozilla web browser.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10209-006-0024-1 fatcat:ps5yko35ergezgbc3c5v5apdke

Remote Laboratories as a Means to Widen Participation in STEM Education

Ian Grout
2017 Education Sciences  
In recent years, countries around the world have placed an increased emphasis on promoting access to education for traditionally underrepresented groups and also to improve the quality of STEM education  ...  It can also be considered as an assistive technology which could be used to provide access to individuals with specific needs, such as disability.  ...  Acknowledgments: This work was supported under the EU Lifelong Learning Programme "SALEIE", project reference No. 527877-LLP-1-2012-1-UK-ERASMUS-ENW.  ... 
doi:10.3390/educsci7040085 fatcat:aulcgtru2rdx5b3e66ve34w4ke

Accessibility of Massive Open Online Courses on Mathematics for Students with Disabilities
Доступность массовых открытых онлайн-курсов по математике для обучающихся с ограниченными возможностями здоровья

Yekaterina Kosova, Taurida Academy of V.I. Vernadsky Crimean Federal university, Milera Izetova, Taurida Academy of V.I. Vernadsky Crimean Federal university
2020 Educational Studies Moscow  
However, it transpired that none of the MOOCs allowed customizing user interface or displaying content in text-based web browsers.  ...  No accessibility issues related to hyperlink behavior, quality of sound reproduction, visualization in graphical web browsers, mobile user experience, background and text contrast, or keyboard operation  ...  In addition to Google Chrome as the default web browser, Mozilla Firefox was also used to access mathematical content as it includes native MathML support. 6.  ... 
doi:10.17323/1814-9545-2020-1-205-229 fatcat:viayetqqezgedpwyiyigphgvd4

Multitasking bar

Qing Wang, Huiyou Chang
2010 Proceedings of the 28th international conference on Human factors in computing systems - CHI '10  
To support both of these, the task concept needs to be introduced into a browser.  ...  The MB copes with the multitasking needs of both MT and MST in the browser by providing functions for task related Web page management and task schedule management.  ...  with and without support for MT or MST in the browser.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1753326.1753343 dblp:conf/chi/WangC10 fatcat:k6pan7uzxrbttk57fgtdeahbsq

Developing Accessible Cyberinfrastructure-Enabled Knowledge Communities in the National Disability Community: Theory, Practice, and Policy

William N. Myhill, Derrick L. Cogburn, Deepti Samant, Benjamin Kwasi Addom, Peter Blanck
2008 Assistive technology  
However, to date, most collaboratory efforts have not emphasized the need for access among people with disabilities nor meeting minimum standards for technological accessibility.  ...  Universal design principles inform the design of the collaboratory and its use and our efforts to ensure access for all.  ...  of Vision Australia (2006) using the Internet Explorer browser,3 (b) the User mode in the Opera Browser, and (3) the Mozilla/Firefox browser Accessibility Extension developed by the Illinois Center for  ... 
doi:10.1080/10400435.2008.10131943 pmid:18939656 fatcat:gglcvwr6fvamtbnz2ei2r24zte

User Requirements When Designing Learning e-Content: Interaction for All [chapter]

Pilar Orero, Irene Tor-Carroggio
2018 Global Usability  
For example, the Medical and the Social Models share equal popularity to classify user disabilities.  ...  The second part of the chapter will revise some of the most used models of disability and we will explore a more holistic approach based on user capabilities.  ...  It supports the personalisation of the applications' user interface, the subtitles in video on demand applications as well as the text-to-speech service.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-94794-5_6 fatcat:7m7ciu3lpzas7ejr4qtdgsxpdu

Adaptive context-aware pervasive and ubiquitous learning

Anastasios A. Economides
2009 International Journal of Technology Enhanced Learning  
Correspondingly, the devices and the networks should be able to support various types of learners, and to operate various educational activities in any environment.  ...  In order to provide adaptive context-aware pervasive and ubiquitous learning, an adaptation engine senses the Context and produces adapted Educational Activity and Infrastructure.  ...  Guidance and navigation in InterBook (an authoring tool for developing adaptive electronic textbooks on the Web) were adapted to the user .  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijtel.2009.024865 fatcat:5tdjand2wvdzvhtfunyrqlaov4

H2020 692819 Simpatico - D5.1: Simpatico Platform Requirements And Architecture V1

Filograna Antonio
2016 Zenodo  
technology for Citizens and cOmpanies" (hereinafter also referred to as "SIMPATICO", project reference: 692819).  ...  and in case modified from those one reused, the data privacy and security to be taken into account during the development of use cases.  ...  Acknowledgement of previously published material and of the work of others has been made citation, quotation or both.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1042578 fatcat:4suqcv5gpbgbnkm2skpqoqh6c4

H2020 692819 Simpatico - D3.1 User Interaction Modelling And Design

Raúl Santos de la Cámara, Iván Pretel, Unai López Novoam, Neetu Agrawal, Giuseppe di Modica
2016 Zenodo  
This document contains the starting work for work package WP3 in the project SIMPATICO in which the interactive elements for the platform are defined.  ...  A preliminary data model to represent the interaction is also provided in the document. Finally, hints on the future work of the project's tasks are given in the concluding section.  ...  Even though some of the supported browsers have native user script support, it will give developers much more convenience in managing their user scripts.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1043869 fatcat:gdgmmbixtvfbrmeipexd5jwley

From Individual Communication to Social Networks: Evolution of a Technical Platform for the Elderly [chapter]

Cécile Bothorel, Christophe Lohr, André Thépaut, Fabrice Bonnaud, Gilbert Cabasse
2011 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
They will participate to the local news dedicated to the elderly people. In addition, the remote family will be informed of activities through an agenda and various publications.  ...  With online social networks, we wish to involve the elderly in new types of interactions, more various and frequent.  ...  The project participants wish to thank the staff of the residences of Kerlevenez (Brest, France) and Saint-Anne (Lannion, France), elderly volunteers and their families.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-21535-3_19 fatcat:h6lqc5lc7fbfhcjs7n5esyo7la

D3.5 Player

Mario Montagud
2019 Zenodo  
Finally, the deliverable explains the different screens, User Interfaces (UIs), menus and interaction controls available in the player for the personalized presentation of contents.  ...  Some examples of the latter include a more responsive and attractive UI, more mature voice control features, and support for multi-screen scenarios and embedding features into external websites.  ...  adapted to user device The user interface is adapted to the device used by the user MUST HUR.2.39.0 Change colour of subtitles SHOULD HUR.3.40.1 Presentation mode for Audio Description  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3413664 fatcat:uvg2sj4v5jf43a36abmzo2cery

An Intelligent and Interactive Interface to Support Symmetrical Collaborative Educational Writing among Visually Impaired and Sighted Users

Mirza Waqar, Muhammad Aslam, Muhammad Farhan
2019 Symmetry  
The users showed curiosity in the system and were able to focus on the productive task instead of their disability.  ...  A speech-recognition engine has been integrated into the system to allow users to interact with the application through voice commands.  ...  Acknowledgments: We are grateful for the staff who planned and implemented the applications and our partners, particularly to Dr.  ... 
doi:10.3390/sym11020238 fatcat:jxsemsyrbrekxb3o3q2kh2mv6a
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