The Usability of Web Accessibility Guidelines: An Approach for Evaluation
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- Kapsi M., Vlachogiannis E., Darzentas J., Spyrou T. (2009) The Usability of Web Accessibility Guidelines: An Approach for Evaluation. In: Stephanidis C. (eds) Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction. Applications and Services. UAHCI 2009. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 5616. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
This paper aims at contributing to the evaluation of web accessibility and thus promoting design for all, considering the design process as an iterative process containing evaluation as a fundamental component. More specifically, the paper: 1) rethinks Web Accessibility Evaluation notion and its abstract requirements, 2) investigates the usability of W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 1.0 and WCAG 2.0), and 3) proposes an approach for an evaluation of the usability of accessibility guidelines.
Keywordsaccessibility WCAG W3C usability evaluation
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