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Toward Private and Independent Accessible Write-In Voting: A Multimodal Prediction Approach

  • Shanee Dawkins
  • Wanda EugeneEmail author
  • Tamirat Abegaz
  • Juan E. Gilbert
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9178)

Abstract

The overall objective of this research is to design a multimodal system to write-in a candidate’s name that addresses the issues of time, privacy, and accessibility. In order to determine if these issues were met, the design is analyzed and compared against alternate methods of writing-in a candidate’s name. An experiment was performed to assess two aspects of the multimodal system: speech interaction and switch interaction. The research intends to capture and analyze the efficiency and effectiveness of writing-in a candidate’s name anonymously through multimodal interactions. Though the essence of this research embodies universal of design for everyone everywhere, the design and experiments put forth in this paper will focus on the U.S. voting population.

Keywords

Accessibility Universally usable interfaces Electronic voting systems Multimodal interaction Text prediction 

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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Shanee Dawkins
    • 1
    • 4
  • Wanda Eugene
    • 2
    Email author
  • Tamirat Abegaz
    • 3
  • Juan E. Gilbert
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and Software EngineeringAuburn UniversityAuburnUSA
  2. 2.Computer and Information Science and Engineering DepartmentUniversity of FloridaGainesvilleUSA
  3. 3.School of ComputingClemson UniversityClemsonUSA
  4. 4.National Institute of Standards and TechnologyGaithersburgUSA

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