Istituto di Scienza e Tecnologie dell'Informazione     
Contini E., Leporini B., Paterṇ F. A semi-automatic support to adapt e-documents in an accessible and usable format for vision impaired users. In: Computers Helping People with Special Needs. 11th International Conference ICCHP 2008 (Linz, Austria, 9-11 2008). Proceedings, pp. 242 - 249. K. Miesenberger et al... (eds.). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 5105). Springer, 2008.
Electronic material (e-documents, e-books, on line resources, etc.) represents an essential tool for continuous learning for print-impaired people, provided it is well-structured. To obtain accessible and usable e-content, specific requirements should be applied from the early beginning or used when adapting existing electronic formats. In this paper we present a method, and a first associated prototype, for making e-documents in a format, which is accessible and usable for vision impaired users. The resulting environment is composed of various transformations, with different degree of automation, and applies a number of guidelines that have been defined for this purpose.
URL: http://www.springerlink.com/content/m40630161x8h0405/fulltext.pdf
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-70540-6
Subject Accessible publishing
H.5.2 User Interfaces

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