Web Accessibility

A Foundation for Research

  • Simon Harper
  • Yeliz Yesilada

Part of the Human-Computer Interaction Series book series (HCIS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Understanding Disabilities

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. A. Barreto
      Pages 3-13
    3. Clayton Lewis
      Pages 15-23
    4. Anna Cavender, Richard E. Ladner
      Pages 25-35
    5. Shari Trewin
      Pages 37-46
    6. Sri H. Kurniawan
      Pages 47-58
  3. Evaluation and Methodologies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 59-60
    2. Simon Harper, Yeliz Yesilada
      Pages 61-78
    3. Shadi Abou-Zahra
      Pages 79-106
    4. Caroline Jay, Darren Lunn, Eleni Michailidou
      Pages 107-126
    5. Jutta Treviranus
      Pages 127-138
  4. Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 139-139
    2. Alistair D.N. Edwards
      Pages 142-162
    3. Jon Gunderson
      Pages 163-193
    4. T.V. Raman
      Pages 195-213
    5. Vicki L. Hanson, John T. Richards, Cal Swart
      Pages 215-229
    6. Chieko Asakawa, Hironobu Takagi
      Pages 231-260
  5. Specialised Areas

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 261-261
    2. Paola Salomoni, Silvia Mirri, Stefano Ferretti, Marco Roccetti
      Pages 263-271
    3. Ethan V. Munson, Maria Graça da Pimentel
      Pages 274-285
    4. Bob Regan, Andrew Kirkpatrick
      Pages 287-299
    5. Masahiro Hori, Takashi Kato
      Pages 302-313
    6. Ian Horrocks, Sean Bechhofer
      Pages 315-330
    7. Becky Gibson
      Pages 331-343
    8. Sarah Horton, Laura Leventhal
      Pages 346-355
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 357-364

About this book


Covering key areas of evaluation and methodology, client-side applications, specialist and novel technologies, along with initial appraisals of disabilities, this important book provides comprehenisve coverage of web accessibility.

Written by leading experts in the field, it provides an overview of existing research and also looks at future developments, providing a much deeper insight than can be obtained through existing research libraries, aggregations, or search engines. In tackling the subject from a research, rather than practitioner standpoint, scientists, engineers and postgraduate students will find a definitive and foundational text that includes field overviews, references, issues, new research, problems and solutions, and opinions from industrial experts and renowned academics from leading international institutions including Adobe, Google, IBM, W3C, and York, Dartmouth and Kansai Universities.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Simon Harper
    • 1
  • Yeliz Yesilada
    • 1
  1. 1.University of ManchesterUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London 2008
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-1-84800-049-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-84800-050-6
  • Series Print ISSN 1571-5035
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