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CANDC
2009
ACM
11 years 8 months ago
Discovery is never by chance: designing for (un)serendipity
Serendipity has a long tradition in the history of science as having played a key role in many significant discoveries. Computer scientists, valuing the role of serendipity in dis...
Paul André, m. c. schraefel, Jaime Teevan, ...
CANDC
2009
ACM
11 years 8 months ago
Increasing and sustaining participation to support and foster social creativity
The rise in social computing has facilitated a shift from consumer cultures to cultures of participation. These developments represent unique and fundamental opportunities and cha...
Holger Dick, Hal Eden, Gerhard Fischer
CANDC
2009
ACM
11 years 8 months ago
ToneZone: image exploration with spatial memory cues
We present two versions of the ToneZone tool, which allows users to explore image tone ranges. The original ToneZone tool is a dual-mouse, dual-cursor tool, while a modified vers...
Celine Latulipe, Michael Youngblood, Ian Bell, Car...
ASSETS
2009
ACM
11 years 8 months ago
Instant tactile-audio map: enabling access to digital maps for people with visual impairment
In this paper, we propose an automatic approach, complete with a prototype system, for supporting instant access to maps for local navigation by people with visual impairment. The...
Zheshen Wang, Baoxin Li, Terri Hedgpeth, Teresa Ha...
ASSETS
2009
ACM
11 years 8 months ago
Dundee user centre: a space where older people and technology meet
In this paper, we describe the User Centre at the University of Dundee which provides a space for older people and technology to come together for the benefit of new learning oppo...
Paula Forbes, Lorna Gibson, Vicki L. Hanson, Peter...
ASSETS
2009
ACM
11 years 8 months ago
Including accessibility within and beyond undergraduate computing courses
This paper presents a unique approach to undergraduate teaching in which accessibility topics are completely integrated throughout the curriculum, treating accessibility not as a ...
Annalu Waller, Vicki L. Hanson, David Sloan
ASSETS
2009
ACM
11 years 8 months ago
ClassInFocus: enabling improved visual attention strategies for deaf and hard of hearing students
Deaf and hard of hearing students must juggle their visual attention in current classroom settings. Managing many visual sources of information (instructor, interpreter or caption...
Anna Carpenter Cavender, Jeffrey P. Bigham, Richar...
ASSETS
2009
ACM
11 years 8 months ago
Accessible videodescription On-Demand
Providing blind and visually impaired people with the descriptions of key visual elements can greatly improve the accessibility of video, film and television. This project present...
Claude Chapdelaine, Langis Gagnon
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