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


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.

Track I Track II Track III TrackIV Keynote

Track I

Session G: 8:30 - 10:30

STS: Mobility and Interaction without Sight (Chairs: Roberto Manduchi, UC Santa Cru, USA; James Coughlan, Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute, USA)

A Blind Guidance System for Street Crossings Based on Ultrasonic Sensors - Hashino, Satoshi

A Mobile Phone Application Enabling Visually Impaired Users to Find and Read Product Barcodes - Coughlan, James


Camera Based Target Acquisition Augmented with Phosphene Sensations - Evreinova, Tatiana G.

Computer Vision-Based Door Detection for Accessibility of Unfamiliar Environments to Blind Persons - Tian, YingLi

Development and Installation of Programmable Light-emitting Braille Blocks - Kobayashi, Makoto

Session H: 11:00 - 13:00

[CONTINUED] STS: Mobility and Interaction without Sight

FLIPPS for the Blind - A New Device for Medium Distance Object Detection by Concerted Fingertip Stimulation - Bothe, Hans-Heinrich

Improving Computer Vision-Based Indoor Wayfinding for Blind Persons with Context Information - Tian, YingLi

Pedestrian Navigation System using Tone Gradient and Robotic GIS - IENAGA, Takafumi

Real-Time Walk Light Detection with a Mobile Phone - Coughlan, James

Speech Based Accessible GPS Navigation Application for the Blind  - Arató, András

Underestimated visual impairment needs innovative thinking around ICT and AT - Cyrus, Michael

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Track II

Session G: 8:30 - 10:30

[CONTINUED] STS: How to Improve Text Input for Motor Impaired Users?

Qanti: A software tool for Quick Ambiguous Non-standard Text Input - Felzer, Torsten

(cancelled!) Swype:  Continuous Motion Text Input for People with Mobility Impairments - Marsden, Randy

Text composing software for disabled people, using blink and motion detection - Söllner, Matthias

A Prototype Scanning System with an Ambiguous Keyboard and a Predictive Disambiguation Algorithm  - Miró Borrás, Julio

Session H: 11:00 - 13:00

HCI and Rehabilitation for People with Motor Disabilities (Chair: Torsten Felzer, Darmstadt University of Technology, D)

A rehabilitation method with visual and haptic guidance for children with upper extremity disability  - Choi, Kup-Sze


Developing Rehabilitation Robots for the Brain Injured - Gnanayutham, Paul

MarkerMouse: Mouse Cursor Control Using a Head-Mounted Marker - MacKenzie

SSVEP based Brain-Computer Interface for Robot Control - Oehlinger, Barbara

Using triaxial acceleration sensors as input devices for handicapped persons - Söllner, Matthias

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Track III

Session G: 8:30 - 10:30

STS: Successful Service Provision (Chairs: Bill Powell, bodma enterprises, USA; Joachim Klaus, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, D)

An ICF based tool supporting Assistive Technology selection - Steel, Emily

Easy-to-use Social Network Service - Älli, Sami

ICT for Persons With Disabilities: Bridging the Digital Divide in Bangladesh - Hossain, Mehjabeen Khaled

Success through Exchange - Petz, Andrea

PLEASE NOTE: This session will enter into a follow up workshop on service provision with further contributions (not in the proceedings):

BOSMA Rehabilitation Center Assistive Technology Program - Powell, Bill

(cancelled!) Introducing AT in Educational Systems: Processes, Challenges and Future Directions for Policy and Practice - Mavrou, Katerina

Assistive Technology as a tool to increase the numbers of students with Sensory, Physical and Multiple Disabilities in Higher Education as per the National Plan for Equity of Access in 2008-2013 - Doran, Linda

Evolution of Service Provision - Petz, Andrea

Session H: 11:00 - 13:00

STS: Entertainment Software Accessibility (Chair: Dominique Archambault, UPMC, F)

A real-time network board game system using tactile and auditory senses for the visually impaired - Nagasaka, Daisuke

Accessibility of a Social Network Game - Ossmann, Roland

Making mainstream videogames more accessible: a pilot study applied to Buzz!TM Junior Monster Bluster for PlayStation - Besio, Serenella

User interface evaluation of serious games for students with intellectual disability - Sik Lanyi, Cecilia

Using Names and Location for Speaker Identification in Captioning - Vy, Quoc

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Track IV

Session G: 8:30 - 10:30

STS: Usable Web Accessibility: Editing (Chairs: Shawn Lawton Henry, W3C, USA; Shadi Abou-Zahra, W3C, A)

Beyond a visuocentric way of a visual Web search clustering engine: The sonification of WhatsOnWeb - Mele, Maria Laura

Editing Web Presentations by Means of Dialogue - Bartek, Ludek

Fast Access to Web Pages with Finger Reading - Kanahori, Toshihiro

Integrating Semantic Web and Folksonomies to Improve E-learning Accessibility - Abu Doush, Iyad; Pontelli, Enrico

Merging Web's Accessibility and Usability by Patterns - Vieritz, Helmut

The evaluations of deletion-based method and mixing-based method for audio CAPTCHAs - Nishimoto, Takuya


Session H: 11:00 - 13:00

[CONTINUED] STS: Usable Web Accessibility: Editing

Simple browser construction toolkit - Miyamoto, Osamu

Towards the convergence of Web 2.0 and Semantic Web for e-Inclusion - Burzagli, Laura

STS: Usable Web Accessibility: Education and Motivation (Chairs: Shawn Lawton Henry, W3C, USA; Shadi Abou-Zahra, W3C, A)

Organizational motivations for web accessibility implementation - a case study - Leitner, Marie-Luise

Using collaborative learning to teach WCAG 2.0 - Martínez, Loïc

Web_Access: Education on Accessible Web Design - Miesenberger, Klaus

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Keynote and Panel Discussion: 14:00 - 16:00

Keynote Speaker Shawn Lawton Henry: "Usable Web Accessibility"

Keynote Panel Chair Shadi Abou-Zahra: "Usable Web Accessibility"


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ICCHP is a series of biannual scientific conferences in the field of ICT/AT for people with disabilities run in co-operation with the Johannes Kepler University, Linz and the Austrian Computer Society

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