ICCHP 2014

14th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs

July 09-11, 2014; Pre-Conference July 07-08, 2014

Université Paris 8 Vincennes-Saint-Denis; 2, Rue de la Liberté, 93200 Saint-Denis; France

Thursday

Please note: The final order of presentations in thematic sessions might change. We expect authors/presenters to be available at least for the whole duration of their thematic session.
Also note that thematic sessions may last for more than one time slot!
Details can be found on the Session Overview page.

f = full paper; s = short paper;

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Track I Track II Track III Track IV Track V

Track I

Session D: 8:30 - 10:30

PDF/UA - A New Era for Document Accessibility. Understanding, Managing and Implementing the ISO Standard PDF/UA (Universal Accessibility) (Chairs: Olaf Drümmer, CEO of Callas Software and Member of the PDF Universal Accessibility Committee within ISO TC 171, D; Markus Erle, Wertewerk, D; and Samuel Hofer, xyMedia, CH)

PDF/UA (ISO 14289-1) - Applying WCAG 2.0 Principles to the World of PDF Documents - Drümmer, Olaf (f)

Mainstreaming the Creation of Accessible PDF Documents by a Rule-Based Transformation from Word to PDF- Erle, Markus (f)

Developing Text Customisation Functionality Requirements of PDF Reader and Other User Agents - Henry, Shawn (f)

Using Layout Applications for Creation of Accessible PDF:Technical and Mental Obstacles when Creating PDF/UA from Adobe Indesign CS 5.5 - Drümmer, Olaf (f)

Validity and Semantics 2 Essential Parts of a Backbone for an Automated PDF/UA Compliance Check for PDF Documents - Erle, Markus (s)

Two Software Plugins for the Creation of Fully Accessible PDF Documents Based on a Flexible Software Architecture - Darvishy, Alireza  (f)

Session E: 13:30 - 15:30

Document and Media Accessibility (Chair: Dominique Burger, UPMC and Braillenet, FR)

An Accessibility Checker for LibreOffice and OpenOffice.org Writer - Strobbe, Christophe (f)

Visualization of Non-verbal Expressions in Voice for Hearing Impaired - Ambient Font and Onomatopoeic Subsystem - ; Nambo, Hidetaka (f)

XML-based Formats and Tools to Produce Braille Documents - Bernier, Alex (f)

Japanese Text Presentation System for Pupils with Reading Difficulties - Aoki, Kyota (f)

Development of a DAISY Player that Utilizes a Braille Display for Document Structure Presentation and Navigation - Minatani, Kazunori (f)

Acce-Play: Accessibility in Cinemas - Paz, Alexandre (s) CANCELLED!

Session F: 16:00 - 17:30

Document and Media Accessibility (Chair: Dominique Burger, UPMC and Braillenet) [continued]

Accessible Course Materials for Students with Dyslexia - Strobbe, Christophe (f) CANCELLED!

Automatic Simplification of Spanish Text for e-Accessibility- Bott, Stefan (f)

Can Computer Representations of Music Enhance Enjoyment for Individuals who are Hard of Hearing? - Fourney, David (f)

Assistive Photography - Bártek, Ludek (f)

The LIA Project - Libri Italiani Accessibili - Mussinelli, Cristina (s)

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Track II

Session D: 8:30 - 10:30

Portable and Mobile Systems in Assistive Technology (Chairs: Roberto Manduchi, UC Santa Cru, USA; James Coughlan, Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute, USA) [continued]

Wearable Range-Vibrotactile Field: Design and Evaluation - Zhu, Zhigang (f)

System Supporting Speech Perception in Special Educational Needs Schoolchildren - Kupryjanow, Adam (s)

Designing a Mobile Application to Record ABA Data - Buzzi, Maria Claudia (f)

Access to Mathematics and Science (Chair: Arthur Karshmer, University of San Francisco, USA)

More Accessible Math - The LEAN Math Notation - Gardner, John (f)

Accessible Authoring Tool for DAISY Ranging from Mathematics to Others - Yamaguchi, Katsuhito (f)

Session E: 13:30 - 15:30

Access to Mathematics and Science (Chair: Art Karshmer, University of San Francisco, USA) [continued]

Blind Friendly LaTeX - Hrabák, Pavel (s)

A System for Matching Mathematical Formulas Spoken during a Lecture with Those Displayed on the Screen for Use in Remote Transcription  - Takeuchi, Yoshinori (f)

Supporting Braille Learning and Uses by Adapting Transcription to User's Needs - Mascret, Bruno (f)

A Non-Visual Electronic Workspace for Learning Algebra - Alajarmeh, Nancy (f)

Interaction Design for the Solution of Linear Equations in a Multimodal Interface - Fajardo Flores, Silvia Berenice (f)

Development of Software for Automatic Creation of Embossed Graphs - Watanabe, Tetsuya (f)

Session F: 16:00 - 17:30

Access to Mathematics and Science (Chair: Art Karshmer, University of San Francisco, USA) [continued]

Expression Rules of Directed Graphs for Non-visual Communication - Fukuda, Ryoji (s)

How to make Unified Modeling Language Diagrams Accessible for Blind Students - Müller, Karin (s)

AutOMathic Blocks Usability Testing Phase One - Karshmer, Arthur (f)

MathInBraille Online Converter - Heumader, Peter (f)

The Effects of Teaching Mathematics to Students with Disabilities Using Multimedia Computer-Assisted Instruction Coupled with ARCS Model - HOU, CHEN-TANG (s) CANCELLED!!!

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Track III

Session D: 8:30 - 10:30

Virtual User Models for Designing and Using Inclusive Products (Chair: Yehya Mohamad, Fraunhofer FIT, D) [continued]

Integration of a Regular Application into a User Interface Adaptation Engine in the MYUI Project - Sanchez, Victor (s)

Using Annotated Task Models for Accessibility Evaluation - Malý, Ivo (f)

Text Entry for Accessible Computing (Chairs: Torsten Felzer, Technische Universität Darmstadt, D; I. Scott MacKenzie, York University, CA; Mathieu Raynal, Université Paul Sabatier – Toulouse, F)

Modeling Text Input for Single-Switch Scanning - MacKenzie, Ian Scott (f)

DualScribe: A Keyboard Replacement For Those With Friedreich's Ataxia And Related Diseases - Felzer, Torsten (f)

Easier Mobile Phone Input Using the Jusfone Keyboard - Dale, Oystein (f)

Automatic Assessment of Dysarthric Speech Intelligibility Based on Selected Spectral Phonetic Quality Features - Kim, Myung Jong (s)

Session E: 13:30 - 15:30

Text Entry for Accessible Computing (Chairs: Torsten Felzer, Technische Universität Darmstadt, D; I. Scott MacKenzie, York University, CA; Mathieu Raynal, Université Paul Sabatier – Toulouse, F) [continued]

Adaptation of AAC to the Context Communication: a Real Improvement for the User Illustration through the VITIPI Word Completion  - Boissière, Philippe (f)

Tackling the Acceptability of Freely Optimized Keyboard Layout - Raynal, Mathieu (f)

Measuring Performance of a Predictive Keyboard Operated by Humming - Polacek, Ondrej (f)

Dysarthric Speech Recognition Error Correction Using Weighted Finite State Transducers Based on Context-Dependent Pronunciation Variation - Seong, Woo Kyeong (f)

Text Entry Competency for Students with Learning Disabilities in Grade 5 to 6 - Wu, Tingfang (f)

Session F: 16:00 - 17:30

Sign 2.0: ICT for Sign Language Users: Information Sharing, Interoperability, User-Centered Design and Collaboration (Chair: Liesbeth Pyfers, Pragma, NL)

Dubbing Of Videos For Deaf People - A Sign Language Approac - Niederl, Franz (s)

Twards a 3D Signing Avatar from SignWriting Notation - El Ghoul, Oussama (f)

Sign Language Computer-Aided Education: Exploiting GSL Resources and Technologies for Web Deaf Communication - Efthimiou, Eleni (f)

SignMedia - Interactive English Learning Resource for Deaf Sign Language Users Working in the Media Industry - Gansinger, Luzia (f)

SignAssess Online Sign Language Training  Assignments via the Browser, Desktop and Mobile - John, Christopher (f)

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Track IV

Session D: 8:30 - 10:30

Computer-Assisted Augmentative and Alternative Communication (CA-AAC) (Chairs: Mats Lundälv, DART, S; Christian Galinski, Infoterm, A)
[continued]

AAC Vocabulary Standardisation and Harmonisation the CCF and BCI Experiences - Lundälv, Mats (f)

Speaking and Understanding Morse Language, Speech Technology and Autism - Arató, András (s)

Reverse-Engineering Scanning Keyboards - Hamidi, Foad (f)

A Communication System on Smart Phones and Tablets for Non-Verbal Children with Autism - Alagarai Sampath, Harini (f)

Assessment of Biosignals for Managing a Virtual Keyboard  - Merino Monge, Manuel (f)

Applying the Principles of Experience Dependent Neural Plasticity: Building up Language Abilities with ELA® Computerized Language Modules - Stark, Jacqueline (f)

Session E: 13:30 - 15:30

Computer-Assisted Augmentative and Alternative Communication (CA-AAC) (Chairs: Mats Lundälv, DART, S; Christian Galinski, Infoterm, A) [continued]

Assistive Technology: Writing Tool to Support Students with Learning Disabilities - Poobrasert, Onintra (f)

Communication Access for a Student with Multiple Disabilities: An Interdisciplinary Collaborative Approach - Ravenscroft, John (f)

Web Accessibility in Advanced Technologies (Chair: Shadi Abou-Zahra, W3C/WAI; Karel Van Isacker, EPR; Konstantinos Votis, ITI)

A method for Generating CSS to Improve Web Accessibility for Old Users - Zakraoui, Jesia (f)

Implementing Web Accessibility The MIPAW Approach - Burger, Dominique (f)

Accessibility of Dynamic Adaptive Web TV Applications - Carriço, Luis (f)

The eAccess+ Network: Enhancing the Take-Up of eAccessibility in Europe - Miesenberger, Klaus (s)

Session F: 16:00 - 17:30

Web Accessibility in Advanced Technologies (Chairs: Shadi Abou-Zahra, W3C/WAI; Karel Van Isacker, EPR; Konstantinos Votis, ITI) [continued]

Ontology Based Middleware for Ranking and Retrieving Information on Locations Adapted for People with Special Needs - Alonso, Kevin (s)

Automatic Color Improvement of Web Pages with Time Limited Operators - Mereuta, Alina (f)

Improving Web Accessibility for Dichromat Users through Contrast Preservation - Mereuta, Alina (f)

Sociological Issues of Inclusive Web Design - The German Web 2.0 Accessibility Survey - Pieper, Dr. Michael (f)

Online Shopping Involving Consumers with Visual Impairments - A Qualitative Study - Fuchs, Elisabeth (f)

Working on Fabasoft Folio Accessibility - Batusic, Mario (s)

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Track V

Session D: 8:30 - 10:30

ULD: Linguistic Competence of the Hearing Impaired and the Role of Sign Languages in Tertiary Education (Chair:
Ewa Domagala-Zysk, Catholic University of Lublin, CZ) [Continued]

Deaf university students  as foreign language learners in mainstream settings - Domagala-Zysk, Ewa (f)

Early Language Development of the Deaf and Its Relation to Foreign Language Learning - Foniokova, Zuzana (s)

Preliminary Survey on the Present Issues Regarding Cinema Subtitle for Hearing-Impaired People in Japan and Future Possibilities - Nakajima, Sawako (s)

Integrated and Innovative Solutions to Support Deaf Students during Class Attendance - Quattrini Li, Alberto (s)

ULD: Universal Design of the Documents Including Accessible Graphics in Tertiary Education (Chair: Ewa Domagala-Zysk, Catholic University of Lublin, CZ)

BiBiKit  - Gnerlich, Manuel (s)

The Hybrid Book - One Document for All in the Latest Development - Hladik, Petr (f)

Providing Digital Resources to Enhance Employability Skills for Disabled Students - Featherstone, Lisa (f)

Session E: 13:30 - 15:30

Sign 2.0: ICT for Sign Language Users: Information Sharing, Interoperability, User-Centered Design and Collaboration (Chair: Liesbeth Pyfers, Pragma, NL) [continued]

Toward Developing a Very Big Sign Language Parallel Corpus - Othman, Achraf (f)

 Czech Sign Language - Czech Dictionary On-Line - Sklenák, Tomá (f)

The Dicta-Sign Wiki: Enabling Web Communication for the Deaf - Efthimiou, Eleni (f)

Sign Language Multimedia Based Interaction for Aurally Handicapped People - Debevc, Matjaz (f)

Meeting Support System for the Person with Hearing Impairment using Tablet Devices and Speech Recognition - Kobayashi, Makoto (s)

Session F: 16:00 - 18:00 [PLEASE NOTE TIME EXTENSION]

ULD: Universal Design of the Documents Including Accessible Graphics in Tertiary Education (Chair: Jan Engelen, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, B)

On Producing Accessible Course Material - Engelen, Jan (f)

LaTeX Based Notation as Computer Math Notation for Blind - Jenčič, Mateja (s)

Screenreader Accessible Footnotes in PDF documents - Erle, Markus (s)

Tactile Images for Inclusive Teaching in Nature and Science - in't Veld, Dorine (f)

Vision Interaction Software for the Blind - Onishi, Junji (s)

Tactile Applications in Development of the Multimodal Learning Environment for the Blind Students with and without Learning Disabilities - Landra, Tereza (s)

Haptic geometric experiences for blind children - Ughi, Emanuela (s)

Development of a Tactile Star Chart Automated Creation System - Taguchi, Hiroki (s)

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ICCHP is a series of biannual scientific conferences in the field of ICT/AT for people with disabilities run in co-operation with the Johannes Kepler University, Linz and the Austrian Computer Society

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