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Success and e?ciency are the latest standards and scales of our society. Virtual surroundings and communication rooms, electronic portals and platforms are pushing us into a new world of personal and professional interaction and c- peration. The network to subdue violence is fragile and crumbly, tradition is no longer a power of our community. What of leisure time, dreams, and fantasy? What of education in the family, at school and at university? Travelling round the world to develop yourself -how man becomes man: pleading for a new determination of the idea of education -a mission of past centuries inadequate nowadays? Regarding September 11th last year, the con?icts and confrontations round the globe, and events in our direct surroundings these questions seem to be a cry at least to re?ect upon what is happening around us and where we -all of us -still play an active role. An International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs is like an island -is this a topic at all these days, is it worth disc- sing the area of ICT and the situation of people with disabilities, persons who are segregated from developing their personal and professional careers? Indeed the biennial meeting has never included these actualities, but the basic idea behind ICCHP, starting in 1989, was to focus on these fringe groups and to o?er a platform of exchange on all aspects of Human Computer Interaction and the usage of ICT for people with special needs.


Invited Contributions.- Structured Access to Documents, Digital Talking Books, and Beyond: The DAISY Consortium.- eEurope - eAccessibility - User Participation Participation of People with Disabilities and Older People in the Information Society.- From Research to Business Improving the Take Up of Results of Research Projects.- Universal Access to Information Society Technologies: Opportunities for People with Disabilities.- Universal Access to Information Society Technologies: Opportunities for People with Disabilities.- Accessibility and Usability of eCommerce Systems.- Recommending Context-Sensitive and Process-Oriented Tourist Information to the Disabled The PALIO Case.- Web Site Accessibility Auditing Tool for Visually Deficient Persons OCAWA.- User-Centered Interface Design for Disabled and Elderly People: First Experiences with Designing a Patient Communication System (PACOSY).- The Disappearing Computer: Emerging Opportunities and Challenges for Disabled and Elderly People.- New Technologies and Services for Disabled and Elderly People in the Emerging Information Society.- A Strategy to Achieve the Accessibility of Public Web Sites.- Accessibility and Affordance for Voice Interactive Systems with the VoiceXML Technology.- Computer and Inclusive Education.- Computer and Inclusive Education.- National Information and Communication Technology Policies - Their Impact upon the Use of ICT in Special Needs Education (SNE).- EUN Virtual School Special Needs Education.- Tutorial Systems to Teach Standard Applications to the Learning Disabled.- The Vickie Project.- Using Adaptive Hypermedia to Evaluate Basic Arithmetic Skills in Special Education.- ICT and Assistive Technology in Teachers Education and Training.- Bridging the Information Gap between IST and SEN - A Practical Approach on European Level.- Evaluational Study: Training with Animated Pedagogical Agents.- Usage of Modern Technologies - A Chance for People with Special Needs?! - Pedagogically Relevant Criteria for the Review of Educational Software Exemplified by "Step by Step 3".- Social Innovation in the Information Society - Take It Easy.- ODL:Inclusive - Improving Inclusive Teaching through Online Training.- Accessible E-learning: Infrastructure and Content.- Addizionario: Words in Your Pocket.- Virtual Reality.- Virtual Travel Training for People with Learning Disabilities Accessing Employment Including the Introduction to the Special Thematic Session "Virtual Reality".- Assessing Virtual Reality as a Tool for Support Imagination.- Literacy and Numeracy Edutainment Packages for Disaffected Young Learners.- Control of Virtual Environments for People with Intellectual Disabilities.- Online Gardening to Promote Social Inclusion.- Hearing Impaired People - Computers and Communication.- Selective Phoneme Spotting for Realization of an /s, z, C, t/ Transposer.- A Multimedia Based Software for Non-Japanese to Learn Japanese Sign Language.- The User Interface Design for the Sign Language Translator in a Remote Sign Language Interpretation System.- The See-through Head Mount Display as the Information Offering Device for the Hearing Impaired Students.- Digital Speech Signal Processing to Compensate Severe Sensory Hearing Deficits: The /s, z, C, t/ Transposer Module in Simulation - An Overview and Examples.- Computers for the Development of Young Disabled Children.- Computers for the Development of Young Disabled Children.- Multimedia Games for Visually Impaired Children.- Technical Assistance for Motor- and Multiple Disabled Children - Some Long Term Experiences.- The Design of an Adaptive Web Browser for Young Children with Reading Difficulties.- Can All Young Disabled Children Play at the Computer?.- TL a Language to Create Games for Visually Impaired Children.- Mobility Impaired People - Individual Autonomy and HCI.- Power Assist System HAL-3 for Gait Disorder Person.- Computer Access Assessment for Persons with Physical Disabilities: A Guide to Assistive Technology Interventions.- A Proposal of Effective Motion Learning Method Using Sensory Feedback for Walk-Disabled People.- Control Method of Walking Speed and Step Length for Hybrid Assistive Leg.- The Development of Gait Training System for Computer-Aided Rehabilitation.- Accessing Internet Courses by Eye Movement and Head Movement.- The Program for Improving the Working Interfaces and Increasing the Work Competencies of People with Severe Physical Disabilities: The Evaluation, Design, and Training of the Adaptive Computer Devices.- Typing - Alternative and Augmentative Communication.- Matching Typing Persons and Intelligent Interfaces.- FASTY - A Multi-lingual Approach to Text Prediction.- Informing Flexible Abbreviation Expansion for Users with Motor Disabilities.- Cyclic Input of Characters through a Single Button Manipulation.- Developing of Predictive Communication System for the Physically Disabled People.- Teaching Adolescents with Disabilities to Learn Chinese Keyboarding by Using Multimedia Computer Assisted Input Method Learning System.- Accelerating Assessment with Self-Optimizing Devices.- A Proposal of an Evaluation Framework for Writing Assistance Systems: Application to VITIPI.- Individually Assisted Text Entry with Situational and Contextual Prediction.- Accessible Digital Media.- Accessible Digital Media.- Methods for Inclusion: Employing Think Aloud Protocol with Individuals Who Are Deaf.- Emotive Captioning in a Digital World.- Spoken Subtitles: Making Subtitled TV Programmes Accessible.- Accessible Digital Media.- Electronic and Virtual Libraries: Access for Print Disabled People.- Electronic and Virtual Libraries: Access for Print Disabled People.- Semantically Rich Markup, Should You Be Agnostic in Your Choice of a Vocabulary.- DZB - A German Library for the Blind Goes Digital.- Harmonisation of the Copyright Law throughout the European Union - A Challenge for All Print Disabled People.- A Distributed Document Oriented Architecture for Rendering Services to Visually Impaired Students.- ABA's Virtual Library Services for Blind and Visually Impaired People.- Libbraille: A Portable Library to Easily Access Braille Displays.- CYNTHIA: An HTML Browser for Visually Handicapped People.- A Secure Internet Service for Delivering Documents for the Blind.- Virtual Libraries Initiatives with Usable Results for Print Disabled People.- Unlocking Doors: Building an Accessible Online Information Node.- Using XML as a Reading Enabler for Visuallyss Impaired Persons.- The Accessibility of Online Library Resources for People with Print Disabilities: Research and Strategies for Change.- Quick Access to Dictionaries for Blind and Visually Impaired People.- Perspectives and Possibilities for the Automated Processing of Scientific Texts for Blind and Visually Impaired People.- Universal Usability Issues of Textual Information Structures, Commands, and Languages of Native Visually Challenged Users: An Inclusive Design Framework.- Accessible Interface Design: Adaptive Multimedia Information System (AMIS).- Reading Multimedia Documents.- Blind and Visually Impaired People- Mobility and HCI.- Comparison of Various Interface Modalities for a Locomotion Assistance Device.- Providing Help for Visually Impaired People's Navigation in an Urban Environment Using GPS.- New Trends and Developments in Computer and Internet Technology for Visually Impaired People: A Survey and Usefulness in the Arab Sub-region.- Auditory Emotional Access to Visual Information.- Auditory Sensation Aided Image Perception: Integration of Somesthetic Sense of Fingertip Position.- A Novel Application to Aid Low Vision Computer Users.- Visually Impaired Persons Using Microsoft PowerPoint Presentations.- Using MS Office Features as Low Vision Accessibility Tools.- Access to Mathematics by Blind Students.- Access to Mathematics by Blind Students.- Architecting an Auditory Browser for Navigating Mathematical Expressions.- REMathEx - Reader and Editor of the Mathematical Expressions for Blind Students.- Speaking Technical Documents: Using Prosody to Convey Textual and Mathematical Material.- Access by Blind Students and Professionals to Mainstream Math and Science.- LATEX at the University of Applied Sciences Giessen-Friedberg - Experiences at the Institute for Visually Impaired Students.- Experience with Access to Mathematics for Blind Students in Slovakia.- Infty Alpha Test Site.- Designing an AutoMouse to Promote Computer Accessibility for People with Severe Physical Impairments.- Blind People - Tactile Graphics, Displays, and HCI.- Evaluation of Long Descriptions of Statistical Graphics for Blind and Low Vision Web Users.- A Tactile Display System Equipped with a Pointing Device - MIMIZU.- Preparing Tactile Graphics for Traditional Braille Printers with BrlGraphEditor.- TeDUB: A System for Presenting and Exploring Technical Drawings for Blind People.- Improvement of User Interface for Blind PC Users.- Haptic and Audio Interfaces and Virtual Reality for Blind and Partially Sighted People.- Haptic Perception of 2D Pictures and 3D Objects: Accurate Mental Representation as a Function of Visual Status.- Microelectrical Mechanical Systems Actuator Array for Tactile Communication.- Designing Interactive Tactile Diagrams.- 3D Audio in the 21st Century.- Going Places with "KnowWare": Virtual Reality Maps for Blind People.- Blind People - Human Computer Interaction.- Mental Models of Blind Users in the Windows Environment.- An Approach to Producing New Languages for Talking Applications for Use by Blind People.- User Requirements for Technologies for Personal Communication and Information Use for Deafblind People.- Project IPSIS - Web Portal and Linux for the Blind.- An Analysis of Layout Errors in Word Processed Documents Produced by Blind People.- Windows Screen Reader User Survey in Japan.- Tools for Creating Documents in 'Preferred Format' for Visually Impaired People.- Blind People - Braille Printing.- Braille Printing System.- Braille Contractions in WinBraille.- Braille to Text Translation for Hungarian.- The WinBraille Approach to Producing Braille Quickly and Effectively.- People with Disabilities - Daily Living.- Haptic Device System for Upper Limb Motor Function and Cognitive Function Rehabilitation.- Networking for Accessibility: Elderly People and New Technology.- Tele-Help and Remote Service Provision Using RESORT Prototype System.- Making Yourself at Home - Portable Personal Access Preferences.- EU Project SILC - Personal Bio-Sensor Based Alarm System.- Videophones: Useful Assistive Devices for Visually Impaired Persons?.- HMPH - "Habitat Mobile pour Personnes Handicapées" - Software for the Design of an Adapted Living Area.- "Bonkers". Increasing Literacy Skills: An Eclectic Electronic Teaching Approach Gone "Bonkers".- Access Music.- Access Music.- Spoken Music: Enhancing Access to Music for the Print Disabled.- A Music Score Recogniser for the Blind.- Visualization of Music Notation for Partially Sighted Persons.- Accessing the Software Studio.- People with Disabilities - Political, Legal, and Individual Aspects.- Opening Doors to Information Technology - Section 508 of the US Rehabilitation Act of 1973.- Access: The North American Experience of Legislating Attitudes.- An Open Machine Translation System for Augmentative and Alternative Communication.- Capabilities and Limitations of the Disabled in Remote Access to Information.- IMPACT: An Example of Information, Awareness, and Legislation, Leading toward a More Accessible Workplace.- IT-Certficiates to Foster the Vocational Integration of People with Disabilities: ECDL' PD.- IT-Certificates to Foster the Vocational Integration of People with Disabilities: ECDL® PD.- ECDL for Visually Impaired Persons: Learning Materials, Individual Training, and Distance Education.- ECDL® PD - Using a Well Known Standard to Lift Barriers on the Labour Market.- KISS - Keep It Short and Simple?.- Many Ways to ECDL.- Studying and Academic Mobility - IT Support for People with Disabilities.- Studying and Academic Mobility - IT Support for Students with Disabilities.- Developing Academic Skills among Print Disabled Students: IT Based Austrian-Wide Network for Service Provision.- Access to Learning for All.- The Evolving Door: Providing Technology Access for Post-secondary Students in a Constantly Changing Technology-Based Culture.- Taking Assistive Technology to the Highest Degree.- Learning from Each Other: Comparing the Service Provision for Blind and Visually-Impaired Students in Post-secondary Education in Japan and Europe.- How Accessible Are Web Information Resources for Students with Disabilities?.- Providing Assistive Technology and Alternate Media in Community Colleges: A Case Study.- International Collaboration to Improve Assistive Technology Outcomes.- International Collaboration to Improve Assistive Technology Outcomes.- The Study of Assistive Technology Outcomes in the United States.- Future Challenges in AT Outcome Measurement.- European Instruments for Assistive Technology Outcome Assessment.- Implementing Outcomes Measurement in an Assistive Technology Service Delivery System.


Titel: Computers Helping People with Special Needs
Untertitel: 8th International Conference, ICCHP 2002, Linz, Austria, July 15-20, Proceedings
EAN: 9783540454915
Format: E-Book (pdf)
Hersteller: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Genre: Betriebssysteme
Veröffentlichung: 02.08.2003
Digitaler Kopierschutz: Wasserzeichen
Anzahl Seiten: 806

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