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Personalizable edge services for web accessibility

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Personalizable edge services for web accessibility
Web Content Accessibility guidelines by W3C [29] provide several suggestions for Web designers on how to author Web pages in order to make them accessible to everyone. In this context, we are proposing the use of edge services as an efficient and general solution to promote accessibility and breaking down the digital barriers that inhibit users with disabilities to actively participate to any aspect of our society. To this aim, we present in this paper PAN: Personalizable Accessible Navigation, that is a set of edge services designed to improve Web pages accessibility, developed and deployed on top of a programmable intermediary framework [8]. The characteristics and the location of the services, i.e. provided by intermediaries, as well as the personalization and the opportunities to select multiple profiles make PAN a platform that is especially suitable in accessing the Web seamlessly also from mobile terminals. Categories and Subject Descriptors H.4 [Information Systems Applicati...
Gennaro Iaccarino, Delfina Malandrino, Vittorio Sc
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Type Conference
Year 2006
Where W4A
Authors Gennaro Iaccarino, Delfina Malandrino, Vittorio Scarano
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