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

Wednesday

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.

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Track I Track II Track III Track IV Track V

Track I

Session A: 11:00 - 13:00

Tactile Graphics and Models for Blind People and Recognition of Shapes by Touch (Chairs: Mamoru Fujiyoshi, National Center for University Entrance Examinations, Japan; Susumu Oouchi, National Institute of Special Needs Education, Japan; Yoshinori Teshima, Chiba Institute of Technology, Japan)

Visión SenS - Machuca, Berenice (f)

Computer-Aided Design of Tactile Models - Taxonomy and Case-Studies - Reichinger, Andreas (f)

Three-dimensional model fabricated by layered manufacturing for visually handicapped persons to trace heart shape - Teshima, Yoshinori (s)

Viable Haptic UML for Blind People - Loitsch, Claudia (f)

Non-Visual presentation of graphs using the Novint Falcon - Alabbadi, Reham (s)

Session B: 14:00 - 16:00

Mobility for Blind and Partially Sighted People (Chair: Alireza Darvishy)

Towards a Geographic Information System Facilitating Navigation of Visually Impaired Users - Kammoun, Slim (f)

Combination of Map-Supported Particle Filters with Activity Recognition for Blind Navigation - Schmitz, Bernhard (f)

AccessibleMap: Web-based City Maps for Blind and Visually Impaired - Hoeckner, Klaus (f)

Design and User Satisfaction of Interactive Maps for Visually Impaired People - Brock, Anke (f)

A Mobile Application Concept to Encourage Independent Mobility for Blind and Visually Impaired Students - Liimatainen, Jukka (f)

Session C: 16:30 - 18:30

Mobility for Blind and Partially Sighted People (Chair: Arlireza Dravishy) [continued]

Do.It-Yourself Object Identification Using Augmented Reality for Visually Impaired People - Al-Khalifa, Hend (f)

An Assistive Vision System for the Blind that Helps Find Lost Things - Constantinescu, Angela (f)

Designing a Virtual Environment to Evaluate Multimodal Sensors for Assisting the Visually Impaired - Zhu, Zhigang (f)

A Segmentation-based Stereovision Approach for Assisting Visually Impaired People - Zhu, Zhigang (f)

KinDectect: Kinect Detecting Objects - Zhu, Zhigang (f)

A System Helping the Blind to Get Merchandise Information - Ohnishi, Noboru (s)

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Track II

Session A: 11:00 - 13:00

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

A Multimodal Approach To Accessible Web Content On Smartphones - Knudsen, Lars Emil (f)

Mobile Vision as Assistive Technology for the Blind: An Experimental Study - Manduchi, Roberto (f)

Camera-based Signage Detection and Recognition for Blind Persons - Tian, Yingli (f)

The Crosswatch Traffic Intersection Analyzer: A Roadmap for the Future - Coughlan, James (s)

GPS and Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) as a Navigation System for the Visually Impaired  - Zegarra, Jesus (s)

Visual Nouns for Indoor/Outdoor Navigation - Zhu, Zhigang (f)

Session B: 14:00 - 16:00

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

Towards A Real-Time System for Finding and Reading Signs for Visually Impaired Users - Coughlan, James (f)

User Requirements for Camera-based Mobile Applications on Touch Screen Devices for Blind People - Choi, Yoonjung (s)

A route planner interpretation service for hard of hearing people - Mehrez, Boulares (f)

Translating Floor Plans into Directions - Spindler, Martin (f)

Harnessing Wireless Technologies for Campus Navigation by Blind Students and Visitors -Pitt, Ian (f)

Eyesight Sharing in Blind Grocery Shopping: Remote Caregiving through Cloud Computing - Kulyukin, Vladimir (f)

Session C: 16:30 - 18:30

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

Assessment Test Framework for Collecting and Evaluating Fall - Related Data using Mobile Devices - Almer, Stefan (f)

NAVCOM - WLAN Communication between Public Transport Vehicles and Smart Phones to Support Visually Impaired and Blind People - Dornhofer, Markus (f)

Mobile-type Remote Captioning System for Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing People and the Experience of Remote Supports after the Great East Japan Earthquake  -  Miyoshi, Shigeki (f)

Handheld App Offering Visual Support to Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) - Zamfir, Bogdan (f)

Cloud-based Assistive Speech-Transcription Services - Bumbalek, Zdenek (s)

Developing a Voice User Interface with Improved Usability for People with Dysarthria - Chung, Minhwa (f)

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Track III

Session A: 11:00 - 13:00

Human-Computer Interaction & Usability for Elderly (HCI4AGING) (Chair: Matjaz Debevc, University of Maribor, SL)

Privacy Preserving Automatic Fall Detection for Elderly Using RGBD Cameras - Tian, Yingli (f)

The proof of concept of a shadow robotic system for independent living at home - Pigini, Lucia (f)

Task Complexity and User Model Attributes - Grill, Thomas (f)

AALuis, a User Interface Layer that Brings Device Independence to Users of AAL Systems - Morandell, Martin (f)

Comparison between single-touch and multi-touch interaction for older people - Vigouroux, Nadine (f)

Session B: 14:00 - 16:00

Human-Computer Interaction & Usability for Elderly (HCI4AGING) (Chair: Matjaz Debevc, University of Maribor, SL) [continued]

Online social networks and older people - Prieto, Guillermo (f)

Break the Bricks Serious Game for Stroke Patients - Sik Lányi, Cecilia (f)

Development of a Broadcast Sound Receiver for Elderly Persons - Komori, Tomoyasu (f)

Complexity versus Page Hierarchy of a GUI for Elderly Homecare Applications - Torun, Mustafa (f)

Benefits and Hurdles for Older Adults in Intergenerational Online Interactions - Fuchsberger, Verena (f)

Session C: 16:30 - 18:30

Human-Computer Interaction & Usability for Elderly (HCI4AGING) (Chair: Matjaz Debevc, University of Maribor, SL) [continued]

kommTUi Designing Communication for Elderly - Spreicer, Wolfgang (s)

Reducing the Entry Barriers of AAL Systems - Preliminary Results from Casa Vecchia - Fercher, Anton Josef (f)

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

Creative Design for Inclusion using Virtual User Models - Modzelewski, Markus (f)

A methodology for generating virtual user models of elderly and disabled for the accessibility assessment of new products - Tzovaras, Dimitrio (f)

VERITAS Approach for Parameterization of Psychological and Behavioral models - Navarro, Ana Maria (f)

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Track IV

Session A: 11:00 - 13:00

Entertainment Software Accessibility (Chairs: Dominique Archambault, University Paris 8, F; Roland Ossmann, KI-I, A)

Assessment of Universal Design Principles for Analyzing Accessibility in Computer Games - Mustaquim, Moyen (f)

One Way of Bringing Final Year Computer Science  Student World to the World of Children with Cerebral Palsy. A Case Study - Gómez, Isabel María (f)

Making the Play Station 3 Accessible with AsTeRICS - Ossmann, Roland (f)

Creating an Entertaining and Informative Music Visualization - Fels, Deborah (f)

Music At Your Fingertips: Stimulating Braille Reading By Association With Sound - Grützmacher, Felix (s)

Improving Game Accessibility with Vibrotactile-Enhanced Hearing Instruments - Tessendorf, Bernd (f)

Session B: 14:00 - 16:00

Entertainment Software Accessibility (Chairs: Dominique Archambault, University Paris 8, F; Roland Ossmann, KI-I, A) [continued]

An OCR - Enabled Digital Comic Books Viewer - Ramdoyal, Ravi (f)

Spe-Ler: Serious Gaming for Youngsters with Intellectual Disabilities - De Boeck, Joan (f)

Inclusion by Accessible Social Media (Chair: Harald Holone, Østfold University College, Halden, NO)

The Use of Multimedia to Rehabilitate Students and Release Talents - Freire, Luciana (f)

Use of Social Media by People with Visual Impairments: Usage Levels, Attitudes and Barriers - Fuglerud, Kristin Skeide (f)

User Testing of Social Media Methodological Considerations - Dale, Oystein (f)

Designing User Interfaces for Social Media Driven Digital Preservation and Information Retrieval - Spiliotopoulos, Dimitris (s)

Session C: 16:30 - 18:30

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

Towards General Cross-Platform CCF Based Multi-Modal Language Support - Lundälv, Mats (f)

Developing an Augmentative Mobile Communication System - Cabrera Umpierez, Maria Fernarnda (f)

The Korean Web-based AAC Board Making System - Choi, Saerom (s)

SymbolChat: Picture-based Communication Platform for Users with Intellectual Disabilities - Keskinen, Tuuli (f)

Developing AAC Message Generating Training System Based on Core Vocabulary Approach - Chen, Ming-Chung (f)

New Features in the VoxAid Communication Aid for Speech Impaired People - Nagy, Peter (f)

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Track V

Session A: 11:00 - 13:00

Putting the Disabled Student in Charge: User Focused Technology in Education (Chair: Lisa Featherstone, JISC TechDis, UK)

Biblus - A Digital Library to Support Integration of Visually Impaired in Mainstream Education - Christensen, Lars Ballieu (f)

Alternative Approaches to Alternative Formats - Featherstone, Lisa (f)

Access Toolkit for Education - Wald, Mike (f)

Community-Based Participatory Approach: Students as Partners in Education and Accessible Technology Research - Kushalnagar, Poorna (f)

Applying New Interaction Paradigms to Education of Children with Special Educational Needs -González, Ángel L. (f) CANCELLED

InStep: A Video Database Assessment Tool - Featherstone, Lisa (s)

Session B: 14:00 - 16:00

Putting the Disabled Student in Charge: User Focused Technology in Education (Chair: Lisa Featherstone, JISC TechDis, UK) [Continued]

SCRIBE: A Model for Implementing Robobraille in a Higher Education Institution - Christensen, Lars Ballieu (f)

Identifying Barriers to Collaborative Learning for the Blind - Köhlmann, Wiebke (f)

Deaf and Hearing Students' Eye Gaze Collaboration - Kushalnagar, Raja (f)

The Musibraille Project - enabling the inclusion of blind students in music courses - Borges, José Antonio (f)

Important New Enhancements to Inclusive Learning Using Recorded Lectures - Wald, Mike (f)

Development of New Auditory Testing Media with Invisible 2-Dimensional Codes for Test-Takers with Print Disabilities - Fujiyoshi, Akio (f)

Session C: 16:30 - 19:00 (PLEASE NOTE EXTENDED TIME)

Introduction to Universal Learning Design (ULD) - Penaz, Petr (s)

ULD: Linguistic Competence of the Hearing Impaired and the Role of Sign Languages in Tertiary Education (Chair: Petr Penaz, Masaryk University Brno, CZ)

SignLEF: Sign Language European Frame - Greiner-Ogris, Simone (f)

Specifics of the Specialized Science and Medical Programs Terminology Development in the Czech Sign Language - Pruša, Tomáš (f)

A Virtual Character based Italian Sign Language Dictionary - Tiotto, Gabriele (f)

Towards a Visual Speech Learning System for the Deaf by Matching Dynamic Lip Shapes - Tian, Yingli (f)

Teaching Support Software for Hearing Impaired Students who Study Computer Operation - Synchronized Key points Indication Tool: SZKIT-; Kobayashi, Makoto (f)

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