Wiki, a New Way to Produce Accessible Documents

  • Alex Bernier
  • Dominique Burger
  • Bruno Marmol
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6179)


Adapting complex documents to make them accessible for print disabled persons is an iterative process which involves various skills and requires the intervention of several people. Collaborative approaches are well suited, especially those based on Wikis which are now widely used to edit contents on the Web. A Wiki offers useful features to overcome some of the difficulties encountered when using word-processors. MediaWiki is a popular Wiki software which can be extended to allow users to import, edit and export contents using XML DTBook, the format designed by the DAISY Consortium for structuring text in an accessible way.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alex Bernier
    • 1
  • Dominique Burger
    • 1
  • Bruno Marmol
    • 2
  1. 1.INSERM UMRS_968Université Pierre et Marie CurieParis Cedex 5France
  2. 2.INRIA Grenoble-Rhone-AlpesSt Ismier CedexFrance

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