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Designing and Developing Accessible Java Swing Applications

  • Theofanis Oikonomou
  • Konstantinos Votis
  • Dimitrios Tzovaras
  • Peter Korn
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6179)

Abstract

Existing development tools provide little out-of-the-box assistance in order to design and develop accessible ICT Java solutions for impaired users. Two new approximation simulation tools are presented in an attempt to achieve accessibility design and development of Java Swing applications.

Keywords

Vision Impairment Color Blindness Night Blindness Accessibility Constraint Accessibility Problem 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • Theofanis Oikonomou
    • 1
  • Konstantinos Votis
    • 1
    • 2
  • Dimitrios Tzovaras
    • 1
  • Peter Korn
    • 3
  1. 1.Informatics and Telematics InstituteCentre for Research and Technology HellasThessalonikiGreece
  2. 2.Pattern Recognition Laboratory, Computer Engineering and InformaticsUniversity of PatrasRio Patras
  3. 3.Sun Microsystems, Inc.Menlo ParkUSA

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