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Improving non-visual web access using context

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Improving non-visual web access using context
To browse the Web, blind people have to use screen readers, which process pages sequentially, making browsing timeconsuming. We present a prototype system, CSurf, which provides all features of a regular screen reader, but when a user follows a link, CSurf captures the context of the link and uses it to identify relevant information on the next page. CSurf rearranges the content of the next page, so, that the relevant information is read out first. A series experiments have been conducted to evaluate the performance of CSurf. Categories and Subject Descriptors H.5.2 [Information Interfaces and Presentation]: User Interfaces—natural language, Voice I/O; H.5.4 [Information Interfaces and Presentation]: Hypertext/Hypermedia— architectures, navigation; H.3.3 [Information Systems]: Search and Retrieval General Terms Algorithms, Design, Human Factors, Experimentation Keywords Web Navigation, Context, Assistive Device, Screen-Reader, Voice Browsing, User Interface, CSurf, Non-Visual, In...
Jalal Mahmud, Yevgen Borodin, Dipanjan Das, I. V.
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Type Conference
Year 2006
Where ASSETS
Authors Jalal Mahmud, Yevgen Borodin, Dipanjan Das, I. V. Ramakrishnan
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