Conference date and location: 24-26 October, 2011, Dundee, Scotland
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The 13th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility

The ASSETS conference explores the use of computing and information technologies to help persons with disabilities and older adults. ASSETS is the premier forum for presenting innovative research on the design and use of both mainstream and specialized assistive technologies. This includes the use of technology by and in support of:

All contributions are peer-reviewed by an international Program Committee. Accepted papers, posters and demonstrations will be archived in the ACM digital library. Select authors will be invited to submit extended versions to a special issue of the ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing (TACCESS).

Download the ASSETS 2011 Flyer (PDF).

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ASSETS 2012 will be held in Boulder, Colorado, USA (October 22-24, 2012)

October 31th, by ASSETS 2011

Best Paper Award: Improving Calibration Time and Accuracy for Situation-Specific Models of Color Differentiation by David R. Flatla and Carl Gutwin

Best Student Paper Award: Blind People and Mobile Touch-based Text-Entry: Acknowledging the Need for Different Flavors by João Oliveira, Tiago Guerreiro, Hugo Nicolau, Joaquim Jorge and Daniel Gonçalves

SRC Graduate Awards:

  • 1st place: Brandon Shrewsbury with "Providing Haptic Feedback Using The Kinect"
  • 2nd place: Sanjana Prasain with "StopFinder: Improving the Experience of Blind Public Transit Riders with Crowdsourcing"
  • 3rd place: Victoria E. Hribar with "The TaskTracker: Assistive Technology for Task Completion"
SRC Undergraduate Awards:
  • 1st place: Rolf Black with "The PhonicStick – A Joystick to Generate Novel Words Using Phonics"
  • 2nd place: Ha Trinh with "Using a Computer Intervention to Support Phonological Awareness Development of Nonspeaking Adults"
  • 3rd place: Markus Guentert with "Improving Public Transit Accessibility for Blind Riders: A Train Station Navigation Assistant"

October 27th, by ASSETS 2011

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