Benefits and Challenges of Combining Automated and User Testing to Enhance e-Accessibility – The European Internet Inclusion Initiative

  • Mikael Snaprud
  • Kamyar Rasta
  • Kim Andreasson
  • Annika Nietzio
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8547)


The European Internet Inclusion Initiative (EIII) presents a new approach by combining the benefits of automated and user testing in order to improve both the quality and the coverage of evaluation results. This paper provides an overview of the challenges posed by online accessibility assessment and outlines the initial steps towards the combination of automated and user testing in the form of crowd sourcing.


User Testing Evaluation Methodology Accessibility Evaluation Alternative Text Manual Evaluation Scheme 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mikael Snaprud
    • 1
  • Kamyar Rasta
    • 1
  • Kim Andreasson
    • 2
  • Annika Nietzio
    • 3
  1. 1.Tingtun ASNorway
  2. 2.DAKA advisory ABSweden
  3. 3.Forschungsinstitut Technologie und Behinderung (FTB), der Evangelischen Stiftung VolmarsteinGermany

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