Accessible Metadata Generation

  • Anastasia Cheetham
  • Dana Ayotte
  • Jonathan Hung
  • Joanna Vass
  • Colin Clark
  • Jess Mitchell
  • Jutta Treviranus
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8514)

Abstract

This paper outlines a strategy and suite of tools for creating more accessible and personalizable web content by supporting the creation of accessibility metadata. The tools showcased below allow content creators to easily generate metadata at the point of creation, reducing the cost and complexity of producing and delivering content that can be tailored to a user’s needs and preferences.

This work follows the AccessForAll approach, which focuses on meeting individual user’s needs by matching those needs to appropriate content [1]. This level of personalization depends upon both the availability of infrastructure that can deliver alternative and adapted versions, and on the availability of content with accessibility metadata that can be used in the matchmaking process.

Keywords

Metadata personalization user needs and preferences authoring matching AccessForAll 

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References

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    IMS Global Learning Consortium, http://www.imsglobal.org/accessibility/
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    Cloud4All Project: http://wiki.gpii.net
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    FLOE Project: http://floeproject.org
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    Global Public Inclusive Infrastructure: http://gpii.net
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    Inclusive Design Research Centre: http://idrc.ocadu.ca
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    Treviranus, J.: Making yourself at home - portable personal access preferences. In: Miesenberger, K., Klaus, J., Zagler, W.L. (eds.) ICCHP 2002. LNCS, vol. 2398, pp. 643–648. Springer, Heidelberg (2002), http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/3-540-45491-8_123 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Schema.org: http://schema.org
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    Accessibility Metadata Project: http://www.a11ymetadata.org
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    OER Commons: http://oercommons.org
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    Fluid Project: http://fluidproject.org

Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Anastasia Cheetham
    • 1
  • Dana Ayotte
    • 1
  • Jonathan Hung
    • 1
  • Joanna Vass
    • 1
  • Colin Clark
    • 1
  • Jess Mitchell
    • 1
  • Jutta Treviranus
    • 1
  1. 1.Inclusive Design Research CentreOCAD UniversityTorontoCanada

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