Advertisement

Document Processing for Accessibility: Standards and Initiatives

  • George Ioannidis
  • David Crombie
  • Francisco Martínez Calvo
  • Konstantina N. Geramani
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4061)

Abstract

This paper presents the Document Processing for Accessibility Workshop that is held at CEN/ISSS and summarizes its findings so far. It focuses on standards and initiatives that have been elaborated and concern document management and accessibility issues especially for the publishing industry. The paper provides also an outline of the work to be done and invites interested parties to take an active role in shaping the workshop.

Keywords

Multimedia Content Assistive Technology Accessible Information Document Processing Joint Technical Committee 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    EUAIN project (European Accessibility Information Network), more info at http://www.euain.org
  2. 2.
  3. 3.
    Martinez Calvo, F.M. (ed.): Standards for Accessible Information Processing. In: EUAIN Consortium, FNB Amsterdam (2005)Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    AIIM PDF Universal Access Working Group, http://www.aiim.org/standards.asp?ID=27861
  5. 5.
    CEN/ISSS - European Committee for Standardization, http://www.cenorm.be/cenorm/aboutus/index.asp
  6. 6.
  7. 7.
    CEN/ISSS DfA Workshop-CEN/ISSS Design for All and Assistive Technologies in ICT, at http://www.tiresias.org/guidelines/cenisss/
  8. 8.
    COST - European CO-operation in the field of Scientific and Technical Research, http://cost.cordis.lu/src/home.cfm
  9. 9.
    COSTter219 - Accessibility for All to Services and Terminals for Next Generation Networks, http://www.tiresias.org/cost219ter/mtgs.htm
  10. 10.
    DAISY - Digital Accessible Information System, at http://www.daisy.org
  11. 11.
  12. 12.
    EdeAN - European Design for All e-Accessibility Network, http://www.edean.org/index.asp?auto-redirect=true&accept-initial-profile=standard
  13. 13.
    ISO/IEC JTC1/SC29 - Subcommittee 29 of the Joint Technical Committee 1, http://www.itscj.ipsj.or.jp/sc29/open/29view/29n4036c.htm
  14. 14.
    ISO/IEC Special Working Group on Accessibility, http://www.incits.org/SWG-A/documents/swga_027.pdf
  15. 15.
    OASIS DITA standard - OASIS Darwin Information Typing Architecture Standard, http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/tc_home.php?wg_abbrev=dita
  16. 16.
    OASIS ODF standard - OASIS Open Document Format Standard, http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/tc_home.php?wg_abbrev=office
  17. 17.
    WCAG 1.0 - Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0, http://www.w3.org/TR/WAI-WEBCONTENT/
  18. 18.
    WCAG 2.0 - Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0, http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/
  19. 19.
    IMS Global Learning Consortium, http://www.imsglobal.org/content/packaging/
  20. 20.
    APLR: Accessibility Properties for Learning Resources, http://axelrod.cms.shu.ac.uk/aplr/
  21. 21.
    WAI: Web Accessibility Initiative, http://www.w3.org/WAI/
  22. 22.
    ISO/IEC JTC1/SC36, Subcommittee 36 of the Joint Technical Committee 1, http://jtc1sc36.org/
  23. 23.
    WCAG 2.0, Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0, http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • George Ioannidis
    • 1
  • David Crombie
    • 2
  • Francisco Martínez Calvo
    • 3
  • Konstantina N. Geramani
    • 4
  1. 1.Technologie-Zentrum Informatik (TZI)University BremenBremenGermany
  2. 2.FNB AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  3. 3.ONCE MadridMadridSpain
  4. 4.TWT GmbHInformation & Engineering TechnologiesNeuhausenGermany

Personalised recommendations