New Testing Method for the Dyslexic and the Newly Blind with a Digital Audio Player and Document Structure Diagrams

  • Mamoru Fujiyoshi
  • Akio Fujiyoshi
  • Toshiaki Aomatsu
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6179)


A new testing method with a digital audio player and document structure diagrams is developed for the dyslexic and the newly blind, who have difficulties with reading in braille or print. Since documents in the National Center Test for University Admissions are very long and have very complicated document structure, ordinary auditory testing media such as human reader or audio cassette are not appropriate. The new testing method can be administrated only with a digital audio player with 2-dimensional code reader and sheets of paper on which document structure diagrams and corresponding invisible 2-dimensional codes are printed.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mamoru Fujiyoshi
    • 1
  • Akio Fujiyoshi
    • 2
  • Toshiaki Aomatsu
    • 3
  1. 1.National Center for University Entrance ExaminationsTokyoJapan
  2. 2.Department of Computer and Information SciencesIbaraki UniversityIbarakiJapan
  3. 3.National School for the Blind of Tsukuba UniversityIbarakiJapan

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