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Toward web accessibility for older users

Anna C. Cavender, Jeffrey P. Bigham
2011 Universal Access in the Information Society  
''Web accessibility guideline aggregation for older users and its validation'', by Giorgio Brajnik, Yeliz Yesilada, and Simon Harper, develops a new methodology for evaluating web accessibility for older  ...  Current web accessibility guidelines do not yet explicitly consider older users, making it difficult to evaluate a web page or web site for its ability to reach this audience.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10209-011-0219-y fatcat:wqgilds7wjegtd6jn2tp5nbwzi

Conceptualization Approach for Accessibility-Aware Framework

Saqib Ali, Taiseera Al Balushi, Ali Al-Badi
2013 Communications of the IBIMA  
The approach provides guidelines for web developers and composers in the development of accessible web solutions.  ...  There are many factors that contribute to achieving designs for accessibility, but one important issue is the availability of knowledge about how to design solutions that will take into account users and  ...  It is designed to be easier to use and is optimized for disabled users. It also works with keyboard-only, older browsers like IE6, low band internet connection, and without JavaScript.  ... 
doi:10.5171/2013.477923 fatcat:4wt5cymgxrghvjasxyi7nv5sjy

Removing Barriers to Promote Social Computing among Senior Population

Isabel Marcelino, Rosalía Laza, Florentino Fdez-Riverola, António Pereira
2015 International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks  
A survey on guidelines, standards, and advice regarding usability and accessibility issues when developing solutions for elderly people was carried out.  ...  It opens new horizons in the field of continuous and noninvasive monitoring and support to population, namely, to seniors.  ...  In addition, a special thank you is due to Memoria nursing home collaboration and to all the elderlies that collaborated in our tests and gave their opinion, thus making our work possible.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2015/820349 fatcat:qeqshrhjr5g65aqtznohivamnu

A systematic literature review of research-derived touchscreen design guidelines for older adults

Leysan Nurgalieva, Juan Jara, Marcos Baez, Fabio Casati, Maurizio Marchese
2019 IEEE Access  
However, proposed guidelines and recommendations were validated in only 15% of articles analyzed.  ...  the perspective of experts trying to discover, classify, and evaluate the work on the area of touchscreen design guidelines for older adults.  ...  with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 1.0) [16] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2019.2898467 fatcat:4iokhj6curgybklrlo7agq2jgi

Public final report

Carlos A Velasco, Yehya Mohamad
2021 Zenodo  
while minimising costs and development-time along with increased scalability, accessibility and usability for all stakeholders, to enable "Web Access by Default".  ...  for large scale hybrid web accessibility assessment services and WAD compliance by implementing the monitoring, reporting and enforcement procedures of the WAD in all European public sector websites,  ...  It supports validation separated from guidelines' definition, guidelines formalized through an XML language, capable of expressing all the past, present and (virtually) future accessibility guidelines,  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5579306 fatcat:z7fdxe64jvd7hhfgogosrpvym4

Enriching web information scent for blind users

Markel Vigo, Barbara Leporini, Fabio Paternò
2009 Proceeding of the eleventh international ACM SIGACCESS conference on Computers and accessibility - ASSETS '09  
As a result, links are annotated with a score that indicates the conformance of the target Web page to blind user accessibility and usability guidelines.  ...  These tools support evaluation of accessibility and usability guideline-sets.  ...  WEB GUIDELINES FOR BLIND USERS Web accessibility guidelines define the requirements a Web page has to satisfy in order to provide accessible content.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1639642.1639665 dblp:conf/assets/VigoLP09 fatcat:fiep6fwgobhbllk6z3kcj4ova4

Implications for Improving Accessibility to E-Commerce Websites in Developing Countries - A Study of Hotel Websites [article]

Arunasalam Sambhanthan, Alice Good
2013 arXiv   pre-print
However, physical impairments of users have a considerable influence on the accessibility of web page user interface if it has been designed without full consideration of the needs of all users.  ...  A need for developing new design models for differencing user groups and implementing web accessibility strategy are emphasized as vital steps towards effective information dissemination via e-commerce  ...  In spite of legislation and guidelines, users are still facing difficulties accessing and perceiving web based content.  ... 
arXiv:1302.5491v1 fatcat:zgyirtaiyve6lcnw7ymkxplodu

Implications for Improving Accessibility to E-Commerce Websites in Developing Countries

Arunasalam Sambhanthan, Alice Good
2012 International Journal of Knowledge-Based Organizations  
However, physical impairments of users have a considerable influence on the accessibility of web page user interface if it has been designed without full consideration of the needs of all users.  ...  A need for developing new design models for differencing user groups and implementing web accessibility strategy are emphasized as vital steps towards effective information dissemination via e-commerce  ...  In spite of legislation and guidelines, users are still facing difficulties accessing and perceiving web based content.  ... 
doi:10.4018/ijkbo.2012040101 fatcat:gssdfoctj5fjbjtwcsawsqqgsm

Accessibility 2.0

Brian Kelly, David Sloan, Stephen Brown, Jane Seale, Helen Petrie, Patrick Lauke, Simon Ball
2007 Proceedings of the 2007 international cross-disciplinary conference on Web accessibility (W4A) - W4A '07  
The work of the Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) is described in a set of technical guidelines designed to maximise accessibility to digital resources.  ...  and the Web developer.  ...  also be used, such as Nielsen's usability heuristics [20] , guidelines for design for specific user groups, such as older people [18] or guidelines on clarity of written content [37] .  ... 
doi:10.1145/1243441.1243471 dblp:conf/w4a/KellySBSPLB07 fatcat:5zabrp4fk5b73gi3rd4xnd6pxq

Reconciling user and designer preferences in adapting web pages for people with low vision

Yoann Bonavero, Marianne Huchard, Michel Meynard
2015 Proceedings of the 12th Web for All Conference on - W4A '15  
It has also grown in complexity, and end-users may experience difficulties in reading and acquiring good understanding of some overly complex or poorly designed web pages.  ...  This observation is even more valid for people with visual disabilities.  ...  Acknowledgment The authors would like to thank Berger-Levrault, which supported this work with a grant, and Rémi Coletta for his valuable remarks about the way of reporting the experiment.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2745555.2746647 dblp:conf/w4a/BonaveroHM15 fatcat:lsoc42dfcnhxvpfruqafib6wmy

Applications in the Real World: The Counting California Experience with the DDI

Patricia Cruse, Ilona Einowski, Juri Stratford
2002 IASSIST Quarterly  
agencies by enabling users access to data compiled by federal, state, and local agencies through a single interface.  ...  Government agency web sites often mount new information, but may follow no systematic plan to preserve older, historical data as each update supersedes the last.  ... 
doi:10.29173/iq587 fatcat:lblg537tfvcqhpwosvwcbyrs6e

Automatic web accessibility metrics: Where we are and where we can go

Markel Vigo, Giorgio Brajnik
2011 Interacting with computers  
The fact that several web accessibility metrics exist may be evidence of a lack of a comparison framework that highlights how well they work and for what purposes they are appropriate.  ...  In this paper we aim at formulating such a framework, demonstrating that it is feasible, and showing the findings we obtained when we applied it to seven existing automatic accessibility metrics.  ...  This is the author copy of Automatic web accessibility metrics: where we are and where we can go. Interacting with Computers 23(2), 137-155.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.intcom.2011.01.001 fatcat:jwy4glbodvgnvlyvyqdnphptka

Accessibility 2.0: Next Steps for Web Accessibility

Brian Kelly, David Sloan, Stephen Brown, Jane Seale, Patrick Lauke, Simon Ball, Stuart Smith
2009 Journal of Access Services  
The Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) was established to enhance the accessibility of Web resources for people with disabilities.  ...  Rather than WAI's emphasis on adoption of technical guidelines, the authors argue that the priority should be for a user-focussed approach, which embeds best practices through the development of achievable  ...  Reference source not found., guidelines for design for specific user groups, such as older people (National Institute on Aging, 2002) or guidelines on clarity of written content (The Plain English Campaign  ... 
doi:10.1080/15367960802301028 fatcat:yxzkwz55bvh4joxrr5bvcsw3bi

Teaching through social media

Helena Prior Filipe, Heather Gwen Mack
2019 Annals of Eye Science  
We correlate education theories with the progression of the web phases and describe how this influences medical educators, curriculum design and learner skills.  ...  Recognizing its increasing relevance albeit scarce robust evidence, we sought to consistently approach the concept of SM and how physicians as learners and medical educators can use these tools to benefit  ...  user generated content valid?  ... 
doi:10.21037/aes.2019.07.02 fatcat:nxj4dkcdanbu7hr63bzne6tgn4

Supporting Accessibility in Web Engineering Methods: A Methodological Approach

Lourdes Moreno, Francisco Valverde, Paloma Martínez, Oscar Pastor
2013 Journal of Web Engineering  
Web accessibility not only guarantees universal user access to the Web, but also provides interesting benefits for Web development.  ...  This article presents the Accessibility for Web Applications (AWA) approach with the aim of integrating accessibility into Web engineering methods.  ...  and Innovation through the project, PROS-Req TIN2010-19130-C02-02.  ... 
dblp:journals/jwe/MorenoVMP13 fatcat:2m2qaqsgxzakbcokhip5i475lu
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