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Computers Helping People with Special Needs

17th International Conference, ICCHP 2020, Lecco, Italy, September 9–11, 2020, Proceedings, Part I

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Table of contents (61 papers)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxvii
  2. User Centred Design and User Participation in Inclusive R&D

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. User Centered Design and User Participation in Inclusive R&D

      • Klaus Miesenberger, Cordula Edler, Susanne Dirks, Christian Bühler, Peter Heumader
      Pages 3-9
    3. My Train Talks to Me: Participatory Design of a Mobile App for Travellers with Visual Impairments

      • Beat Vollenwyder, Esther Buchmüller, Christian Trachsel, Klaus Opwis, Florian Brühlmann
      Pages 10-18Open Access
    4. What Do Older People Actually Want from Their Robots?

      • Sanjit Samaddar, Helen Petrie
      Pages 19-26
    5. Consigliere Evaluation: Evaluating Complex Interactive Systems with Users with Disabilities

      • Helen Petrie, Sanjit Samaddar, Christopher Power, Burak Merdenyan
      Pages 35-42
  3. Artificial Intelligence, Accessible and Assistive Technologies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 51-51
    2. Artificial Intelligence, Accessible and Assistive Technologies

      • E. A. Draffan, Peter Heumader
      Pages 53-58
    3. AI and Global AAC Symbol Communication

      • Chaohai Ding, E. A. Draffan, Mike Wald
      Pages 59-66
    4. Can a Web Accessibility Checker Be Enhanced by the Use of AI?

      • E. A. Draffan, Chaohai Ding, Mike Wald, Harry Everett, Jason Barrett, Abhirami Sasikant et al.
      Pages 67-73
    5. Towards the Assessment of Easy-to-Read Guidelines Using Artificial Intelligence Techniques

      • Mari Carmen Suárez-Figueroa, Edna Ruckhaus, Jorge López-Guerrero, Isabel Cano, Álvaro Cervera
      Pages 74-82
    6. Karaton: An Example of AI Integration Within a Literacy App

      • Hannes Hauwaert, Pol Ghesquière, Jacqueline Tordoir, Jenny Thomson
      Pages 91-96
    7. Can We Unify Perception and Localization in Assisted Navigation? An Indoor Semantic Visual Positioning System for Visually Impaired People

      • Haoye Chen, Yingzhi Zhang, Kailun Yang, Manuel Martinez, Karin Müller, Rainer Stiefelhagen
      Pages 97-104
    8. IBeaconMap: Automated Indoor Space Representation for Beacon-Based Wayfinding

      • Seyed Ali Cheraghi, Vinod Namboodiri, Kaushik Sinha
      Pages 105-113
  4. XR Accessibility – Learning from the Past, Addressing Real User Needs and the Technical Architecture for Inclusive Immersive Environments

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 115-115
    2. XR Accessibility – Learning from the Past and Addressing Real User Needs for Inclusive Immersive Environments

      • Joshue O Connor, Shadi Abou-Zahra, Mario Covarrubias Rodriguez, Beatrice Aruanno
      Pages 117-122
    3. Usability of Virtual Reality Vocational Skills Training System for Students with Intellectual Disabilities

      • Ting-Fang Wu, Yung-ji Sher, Kai-Hsin Tai, Jon-Chao Hong
      Pages 123-129

Other Volumes

  1. Computers Helping People with Special Needs

    17th International Conference, ICCHP 2020, Lecco, Italy, September 9–11, 2020, Proceedings, Part I
  2. Computers Helping People with Special Needs

    17th International Conference, ICCHP 2020, Lecco, Italy, September 9–11, 2020, Proceedings, Part II

About this book

The two-volume set LNCS 12376 and 12377 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs, ICCHP 2020, held in Lecco, Italy, in September 2020. The conference was held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The 104 papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 206 submissions. Included also are 13 introductions. The papers are organized in the following topical sections:

Part I: user centred design and user participation in inclusive R&D; artificial intelligence, accessible and assistive technologies; XR accessibility – learning from the past, addressing real user needs and the technical architecture for inclusive immersive environments; serious and fun games; large-scale web accessibility observatories; accessible and inclusive digital publishing; AT and accessibility for blind and low vision users; Art Karshmer lectures in access to mathematics, science and engineering; tactile graphics and models for blind people and recognition of shapes by touch; and environmental sensing technologies for visual impairment

Part II: accessibility of non-verbal communication: making spatial information accessible to people with disabilities; cognitive disabilities and accessibility – pushing the boundaries of inclusion using digital technologies and accessible eLearning environments; ICT to support inclusive education – universal learning design (ULD); hearing systems and accessories for people with hearing loss; mobile health and mobile rehabilitation for people with disabilities: current state, challenges and opportunities; innovation and implementation in the area of independent mobility through digital technologies; how to improve interaction with a text input system; human movement analysis for the design and evaluation of interactive systems and assistive devices; and service and care provision in assistive environments

10 chapters are available open access under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License via link.springer.com.

Keywords

  • artificial intelligence
  • assistive technology
  • computer networks
  • computer vision
  • data communication systems
  • education
  • hci
  • human-computer interaction
  • mobile computing
  • mobile devices
  • signal processing
  • telecommunication networks
  • telecommunication systems
  • user interfaces
  • user with disabilities
  • visually impaired
  • web accessibility

Editors and Affiliations

  • Institute Integriert Studieren, JKU Linz, Linz, Austria

    Klaus Miesenberger

  • Jack Baskin School of Engineering, UC Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, USA

    Roberto Manduchi

  • Dipartimento di Meccanica, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy

    Mario Covarrubias Rodriguez

  • Support Centre for Students with Special Needs, Masaryk University Brno, Brno, Czech Republic

    Petr Peňáz

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