ICCHP: International Conference on Computers for Handicapped Persons

Computers Helping People with Special Needs

14th International Conference, ICCHP 2014, Paris, France, July 9-11, 2014, Proceedings, Part II

  • Klaus Miesenberger
  • Deborah Fels
  • Dominique Archambault
  • Petr Peňáz
  • Wolfgang Zagler

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8548)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Tactile Graphics and Models for Blind People and Recognition of Shapes by Touch

    1. Helen Sullivan, Shrirang Sahasrabudhe, Jukka Liimatainen, Markku Hakkinen
      Pages 8-11
    2. Mariacarla Memeo, Claudio Campus, Luca Brayda
      Pages 12-17
    3. Mamoru Fujiyoshi, Akio Fujiyoshi, Akiko Osawa, Yusuke Kuroda, Yuta Sasaki
      Pages 18-25
    4. Denise Prescher, Jens Bornschein, Gerhard Weber
      Pages 26-33
    5. Mrinal Mech, Kunal Kwatra, Supriya Das, Piyush Chanana, Rohan Paul, M. Balakrishnan
      Pages 34-41
  3. Mobility Support and Accessible Tourism

    1. Tetsuya Watanabe, Toshimitsu Yamaguchi, Satoko Koda, Kazunori Minatani
      Pages 42-49
    2. Christian Bühler, Helmut Heck, Annika Nietzio, Frank Reins
      Pages 54-57
    3. Reinhard Koutny, Peter Heumader, Klaus Miesenberger
      Pages 58-64
    4. Kiyohide Ito, Yoshiharu Fujimoto, Ryoko Otsuki, Yuka Niiyama, Akihiro Masatani, Takanori Komatsu et al.
      Pages 65-72
    5. Chaohai Ding, Mike Wald, Gary Wills
      Pages 73-80
    6. Slim Kammoun, Marc J-M. Macé, Christophe Jouffrais
      Pages 92-99
    7. Eduardo Carrasco, Estíbaliz Loyo, Oihana Otaegui, Claudia Fösleitner, Markus Dubielzig, Rafael Olmedo et al.
      Pages 100-107
    8. Konstantinos Papadopoulos, Marialena Barouti, Konstantinos Charitakis
      Pages 108-115

About these proceedings


The two-volume set LNCS 8547 and 8548 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs, ICCHP 2014, held in Paris, France, in July 2014. The 132 revised full papers and 55 short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 362 submissions. The papers included in the second volume are organized in the following topical sections: tactile graphics and models for blind people and recognition of shapes by touch; mobility support and accessible tourism; smart and assistive environments: ambient assisted living (AAL); text entry for accessible computing; people with motor and mobility disabilities: AT and accessibility; assistive technology: service and practice; ICT-based learning technologies for disabled and non-disabled people; universal learning design: methodology; universal learning design: hearing impaired and deaf people; universal learning design: sign language in education; sign language transcription, recognition and generation; universal learning design: accessibility and AT; differentiation, individualisation and influencing factors in ICT-assisted learning for people with special needs; developing accessible teaching and learning materials within a user centred design framework and using mobile technologies to support individuals with special needs in educational environments.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Klaus Miesenberger
    • 1
  • Deborah Fels
    • 2
  • Dominique Archambault
    • 3
  • Petr Peňáz
    • 4
  • Wolfgang Zagler
    • 5
  1. 1.Institute "Integriert Studieren"Johannes Kepler UniversityLinzAustria
  2. 2.Ryerson UniversityTorontoCanada
  3. 3.THIM/EA 4004 CHArtUniversité Paris 8 Vincennes-Saint DenisSaint-Denis CedexFrance
  4. 4.Teiresias Centre, Botanická 68AMasaryk UniversityBrnoCzech Republic
  5. 5.Institute "Integriert Studieren"Vienna University of TechnologyViennaAustria

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-08599-9
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-08598-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-08599-9
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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