Web Accessibility: A Foundation for Research / Edition 1

Web Accessibility: A Foundation for Research / Edition 1

by Simon Harper
     
 

Covering key areas of evaluation and methodology, client-side applications, specialist and novel technologies, along with initial appraisals of disabilities, this important book provides comprehenisve coverage of web accessibility.

Written by leading experts in the field, it provides an overview of existing research and also looks at future developments,

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Overview

Covering key areas of evaluation and methodology, client-side applications, specialist and novel technologies, along with initial appraisals of disabilities, this important book provides comprehenisve coverage of web accessibility.

Written by leading experts in the field, it provides an overview of existing research and also looks at future developments, providing a much deeper insight than can be obtained through existing research libraries, aggregations, or search engines. In tackling the subject from a research, rather than practitioner standpoint, scientists, engineers and postgraduate students will find a definitive and foundational text that includes field overviews, references, issues, new research, problems and solutions, and opinions from industrial experts and renowned academics from leading international institutions including Adobe, Google, IBM, W3C, and York, Dartmouth and Kansai Universities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781849967143
Publisher:
Springer London
Publication date:
12/10/2010
Series:
Human-Computer Interaction Series
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2008
Pages:
364
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Understanding Disabilities.- Visual Impairments.- Cognitive and Learning Impairments.- Hearing Impairments.- Physical Impairment.- Ageing.- Evaluation and Methodologies.- Web Accessibility and Guidelines.- Web Accessibility Evaluation.- End User Evaluations.- Authoring Tools.- Applications.- Assistive Technologies.- Desktop Browsers.- Specialized Browsers.- Browser Augmentation.- Transcoding.- Specialised Areas.- Education.- Specialized Documents.- Multimedia and Graphics.- Mobile Web and Accessibility.- Semantic Web.- Web 2.0.- Universal Usability.

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