ICCHP: International Conference on Computers for Handicapped Persons

Computers Helping People with Special Needs

14th International Conference, ICCHP 2014, Paris, France, July 9-11, 2014, Proceedings, Part I

  • Klaus Miesenberger
  • Deborah Fels
  • Dominique Archambault
  • Petr Peňáz
  • Wolfgang Zagler
Conference proceedings ICCHP 2014

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-08596-8

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8547)

Table of contents (103 papers)

  1. Front Matter
  2. Accessible Media

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-3
    2. The Case of LIA – Libri Italiani Accessibili
      Cristina Mussinelli
      Pages 4-7
    3. Semi-automatic DVS Authoring Method
      Inseon Jang, ChungHyun Ahn, Younseon Jang
      Pages 8-12
    4. Empowerment by Digital Media of People with Disabilities
      Christian Bühler, Bastian Pelka
      Pages 17-24
    5. Tactile Captions: Augmenting Visual Captions
      Raja Kushalnagar, Vignesh Ramachandran, Tae Oh
      Pages 25-32
    6. Captioning System with Function of Inserting Mathematical Formula Images
      Yoshinori Takeuchi, Yuji Sato, Kazuki Horiike, Daisuke Wakatsuki, Hiroki Minagawa, Noboru Ohnishi
      Pages 33-40
    7. Synote Second Screening: Using Mobile Devices for Video Annotation and Control
      Mike Wald, Yunjia Li, George Cockshull, David Hulme, Douglas Moore, Aidan Purdy-Say et al.
      Pages 41-44
  3. Digital Content and Media Accessibility

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 45-48
    2. Communicating Text Structure to Blind People with Text-to-Speech
      Laurent Sorin, Julie Lemarié, Nathalie Aussenac-Gilles, Mustapha Mojahid, Bernard Oriola
      Pages 61-68
    3. TTS-Based DAISY Content Creation System: Implementation and Evaluation of DaisyRingsTM
      Kosei Fume, Yuka Kuroda, Taira Ashikawa, Yoshiaki Mizuoka, Masahiro Morita
      Pages 69-76
    4. Patterns of Blind Users’ Hand Movements
      Vassilios Argyropoulos, Georgios Kouroupetroglou, Aineias Martos, Magda Nikolaraizi, Sofia Chamonikolaou
      Pages 77-84
    5. Dialogue-Based Information Retrieval from Images
      Pavel Hamřík, Ivan Kopeček, Radek Ošlejšek, Jaromír Plhák
      Pages 85-92
  4. Years of the Web: Weaving Accessibility

    1. Annotation Tool for the Smart Web Accessibility Platform
      Sébastien Aupetit, Vincent Rouillé
      Pages 93-100
    2. Iberoamerican Observatory of Web Accessibility
      Carlos Benavidez, Claudia Cardoso, Jorge Fernandes, Emmanuelle Gutiérrez y Restrepo, Henry Gutiérrez, Loïc Martínez-Normand
      Pages 101-108
    3. Checking Web Accessibility with the Content Accessibility Checker (CAC)
      Eduard Klein, Anton Bolfing, Markus Riesch
      Pages 109-112

About these proceedings


The two-volume set LNCS 8547 and 8548 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs, ICCHP 2014, held in Paris, France, in July 2014. The 132 revised full papers and 55 short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 362 submissions. The papers included in the first volume are organized in the following topical sections: accessible media; digital content and media accessibility; 25 years of the Web: weaving accessibility; towards e-inclusion for people with intellectual disabilities; the impact of PDF/UA on accessible PDF; accessibility of non-verbal communication; emotions for accessibility (E4A), games and entertainment software; accessibility and therapy; implementation and take-up of e-accessibility; accessibility and usability of mobile platforms for people with disabilities and elderly persons; portable and mobile platforms for people with disabilities and elderly persons; people with cognitive disabilities: At, ICT and AAC; autism: ICT and AT; access to mathematics, science and music and blind and visually impaired people: AT, HCI and accessibility.


Braille LaTeX computer vision document management and text processing e-learning facebook machine learning algorithms mobile devices people with disabilities publishing smart phones social networks user centred design user interface design virtual reality

Editors and affiliations

  • Klaus Miesenberger
    • 1
  • Deborah Fels
    • 2
  • Dominique Archambault
    • 3
  • Petr Peňáz
    • 4
  • Wolfgang Zagler
    • 5
  1. 1.Institute “Integriert Studieren”Johannes Kepler UniversityLinzAustria
  2. 2.Ryerson UniversityTorontoCanada
  3. 3.THIM/EA 4004 CHArtUniversité Paris 8 Vincennes-Saint DenisSaint-Denis CedexFrance
  4. 4.Teiresias CentreMasaryk UniversityBrnoCzech Republic
  5. 5.Institute “Integriert Studieren”Vienna University of TechnologyViennaAustria

Bibliographic information

  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-08595-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-08596-8
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349