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Computers Helping People with Special Needs

11th International Conference, ICCHP 2008, Linz, Austria, July 9-11, 2008, Proceedings

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Table of contents (200 papers)

  1. Front Matter

  2. Human-Computer Interaction and Usability for Elderly (HCI4AGING)

    1. Introduction to the Special Thematic Session: Human–Computer Interaction and Usability for Elderly (HCI4AGING)

      • Andreas Holzinger, Kizito Ssamula Mukasa, Alexander K. Nischelwitzer
      Pages 18-21
    2. Adaptive Interfaces for Supportive Ambient Intelligence Environments

      • Julio Abascal, Isabel Fernández de Castro, Alberto Lafuente, Jesus Maria Cia
      Pages 30-37
    3. Natural Interaction between Avatars and Persons with Alzheimer’s Disease

      • Eduardo Carrasco, Gorka Epelde, Aitor Moreno, Amalia Ortiz, Igor Garcia, Cristina Buiza et al.
      Pages 38-45
    4. An Acoustic Framework for Detecting Fatigue in Speech Based Human-Computer-Interaction

      • Jarek Krajewski, Rainer Wieland, Anton Batliner
      Pages 54-61
    5. Visual and Auditory Interfaces of Advanced Driver Assistant Systems for Older Drivers

      • Martina Ziefle, Preethy Pappachan, Eva-Maria Jakobs, Henning Wallentowitz
      Pages 62-69
    6. Eye Tracking Impact on Quality-of-Life of ALS Patients

      • Andrea Calvo, Adriano Chiò, Emiliano Castellina, Fulvio Corno, Laura Farinetti, Paolo Ghiglione et al.
      Pages 70-77
    7. Participative Approaches for “Technology and Autonomous Living”

      • Ulrike Bechtold, Mahshid Sotoudeh
      Pages 78-81
    8. From Cultural to Individual Adaptive End-User Interfaces: Helping People with Special Needs

      • Rüdiger Heimgärtner, Andreas Holzinger, Ray Adams
      Pages 82-89
    9. Investigating Usability Metrics for the Design and Development of Applications for the Elderly

      • Andreas Holzinger, Gig Searle, Thomas Kleinberger, Ahmed Seffah, Homa Javahery
      Pages 98-105
  3. Design for All: From Idea to Practice

    1. Design for All – from Idea to Practise

      • Christian Bühler
      Pages 106-113
    2. User Modelling in Ambient Intelligence for Elderly and Disabled People

      • Roberto Casas, Rubén Blasco Marín, Alexia Robinet, Armando Roy Delgado, Armando Roy Yarza, John McGinn et al.
      Pages 114-122
    3. Design for All in the Ambient Intelligence Environment

      • P. L. Emiliani, M. Billi, L. Burzagli, F. Gabbanini
      Pages 123-129
    4. Public Signs Sight Assessment for Low Vision through Eye Tracking

      • Hisayuki Tatsumi, Yasuyuki Murai, Iwao Sekita, Masahiro Miyakawa
      Pages 138-141
    5. Visual Tools for Accessible Computer Supported Collaboration

      • Antti Raike, Joanna Saad-Sulonen, Jürgen Scheible, Roman Suzi, Tarmo Toikkanen
      Pages 142-149

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  1. Computers Helping People with Special Needs

    11th International Conference, ICCHP 2008, Linz, Austria, July 9-11, 2008. Proceedings

About this book

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs, ICCHP 2008, held in Linz, Austria in July 2008.

The 190 revised contributions presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 360 submissions. The papers evaluate how various fields in computer science can contribute to helping people with various kinds of disabilities and impairment. The papers are organized in topical sections on human-computer interaction and usability for elderly, design for all: from idea to practice, users need standards - users need standards need users, accessibility: education for web design and elearning, accessible content processing, web accessibility: automatic/manual evaluation and authoring tools and quality control and best practice, people with disabilities: software accessibility, entertainment software accessibility, hearing impaired, deaf and deafblind people: HCI and communication, people with specific learning difficulties - easy to read and HCI, blind and visually impaired people: HCI and access to graphics, access to mathematics and science, accessible tourism, smart environments, portable and mobile systems in assistive technology, skills vs. abilities: alternative input and communication systems, people with disabilities: speech therapy and sound applications, mobility and care, and service provision.

Keywords

  • Accessibility
  • Intercultural Communicative Competence
  • Usability
  • Web
  • computer science
  • human-computer interaction
  • human-computer interaction (HCI)
  • learning

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Buying options

eBook USD 169.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-540-70540-6
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout