Computers Helping People with Special Needs

15th International Conference, ICCHP 2016, Linz, Austria, July 13-15, 2016, Proceedings, Part II

  • Klaus Miesenberger
  • Christian Bühler
  • Petr Penaz
Conference proceedings ICCHP 2016

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9759)

Also part of the Information Systems and Applications, incl. Internet/Web, and HCI book sub series (LNISA, volume 9759)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXX
  2. Environmental Sensing Technologies for Visual Impairment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-3
    2. Jesus Zegarra Flores, Laurence Rasseneur, Clément Gass, René Farcy
      Pages 16-22
    3. Daniel Koester, Björn Lunt, Rainer Stiefelhagen
      Pages 27-34
    4. German Flores, Roberto Manduchi
      Pages 43-50
  3. Tactile Graphics and Models for Blind People and Recognition of Shapes by Touch

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 51-51
    2. Zoltan Szabo, Eniko T. Enikov
      Pages 53-60
    3. Takahiro Hashimoto, Tetsuya Watanabe
      Pages 69-76
    4. Georgios Kouroupetroglou, Aineias Martos, Nikolaos Papandreou, Konstantinos Papadopoulos, Vassilios Argyropoulous, Georgios D. Sideridis
      Pages 77-84
    5. María Visitación Hurtado Torres, María Luisa Rodríguez Almendros, María José Rodríguez Fórtiz, Carlos Rodríguez Domínguez, María Bermúdez-Edo
      Pages 85-91
    6. Junji Onishi, Tadahiro Sakai, Msatsugu Sakajiri, Akihiro Ogata, Takahiro Miura, Takuya Handa et al.
      Pages 92-99
    7. Denise Prescher, Gerhard Weber
      Pages 100-107
    8. Andreas Reichinger, Anton Fuhrmann, Stefan Maierhofer, Werner Purgathofer
      Pages 108-115
    9. Yoshinori Teshima, Yasunari Watanabe, Yohsuke Hosoya, Kazuma Sakai, Tsukasa Nakano, Akiko Tanaka et al.
      Pages 116-119
  4. Tactile Maps and Map Data for Orientation and Mobility

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 121-121
    2. Ryosuke Ichikari, Tenshi Yanagimachi, Takeshi Kurata
      Pages 123-130
    3. Petr Červenka, Karel Břinda, Michaela Hanousková, Petr Hofman, Radek Seifert
      Pages 131-138
    4. Timo Götzelmann
      Pages 146-152
    5. Daniel Hänßgen, Nils Waldt, Gerhard Weber
      Pages 153-159
    6. Konstantinos Papadopoulos, Konstantinos Charitakis, Eleni Koustriava, Lefkothea Kartasidou, Efstratios Stylianidis, Georgios Kouroupetroglou et al.
      Pages 160-167
    7. Konstantinos Papadopoulos, Konstantinos Charitakis, Lefkothea Kartasidou, Georgios Kouroupetroglou, Suad Sakalli Gumus, Efstratios Stylianidis et al.
      Pages 168-175
  5. Mobility Support for Blind and Partially Sighted People

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 177-177
    2. Mitsuki Nishikiri, Takehiro Sakai, Hiroaki Kudo, Tetsuya Matsumoto, Yoshinori Takeuchi, Noboru Ohnishi
      Pages 186-189
    3. Elie Kahale, Pierre-Charles Hanse, Valéria Destin, Gérard Uzan, Jaime Lopez-Krahe
      Pages 190-197
    4. Sergio Mascetti, Dragan Ahmetovic, Andrea Gerino, Cristian Bernareggi, Mario Busso, Alessandro Rizzi
      Pages 198-201
    5. Michal Bujacz, Karol Kropidlowski, Gabriel Ivanica, Alin Moldoveanu, Charalampos Saitis, Adam Csapo et al.
      Pages 202-209
  6. The Use of Mobile Devices by Individuals with Special Needs as an Assistive Tool

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 211-215
    2. Christian Bühler, Susanne Dirks, Annika Nietzio
      Pages 227-233
    3. María Luisa Rodríguez Almendros, Marcelino Cabrera Cuevas, Carlos Rodríguez Domínguez, Tomás Ruiz López, María Bermúdez-Edo, María José Rodríguez Fórtiz
      Pages 234-241
  7. Mobility Support for People with Motor and Cognitive Disabilities

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 243-243
    2. Christophe Ponsard, Fabrice Estiévenart, Valery Ramon, Alexandre Rosati, Emilie Goffin, Vincent Snoeck et al.
      Pages 245-252
    3. Reinhard Koutny, Klaus Miesenberger
      Pages 253-256
    4. Christian Voigt, Susanne Dobner, Mireia Ferri, Stefan Hahmann, Karsten Gareis
      Pages 257-264
    5. Takahiro Miura, Ken-ichiro Yabu, Takeshi Noro, Tomoko Segawa, Kei Kataoka, Akihito Nishimuta et al.
      Pages 265-272
    6. Alberto Ferreras, José Solaz, Eva María Muñoz, Manuel Serrano, Antonio Marqués, Amparo López et al.
      Pages 281-284
  8. Towards e-Inclusion for People with Intellectual Disabilities

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 285-288
    2. Peter Heumader, Cordula Edler, Klaus Miesenberger, Andrea Petz
      Pages 297-300
    3. Isabel Zorn, Jennifer Justino, Alexandra Schneider, Jennifer Schönenberg
      Pages 301-304
    4. Lama Alzaben, Mike Wald, E. A. Draffan
      Pages 305-309

Other volumes

  1. 15th International Conference, ICCHP 2016, Linz, Austria, July 13-15, 2016, Proceedings, Part I
  2. Computers Helping People with Special Needs
    15th International Conference, ICCHP 2016, Linz, Austria, July 13-15, 2016, Proceedings, Part II

About these proceedings


The two volume set LNCS 9758 and 9759, constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs, ICCHP 2015, held in Linz, Austria, in July 2016.

The 115 revised full papers and 48 short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 239 submissions. The papers included in the second volume are organized in the following topics: environmental sensing technologies for visual impairments; tactile graphics and models for blind people and recognition of shapes by touch; tactile maps and map data for orientation and mobility; mobility support for blind and partially sighted people; the use of mobile devices by individuals with special needs as an assistive tool; mobility support for people with motor and cognitive disabilities; towards e-inclusion for people with intellectual disabilities; At and inclusion of people with autism or dyslexia; AT and inclusion of deaf and hard of hearing people; accessible computer input; AT and rehabilitation for people with motor and mobility disabilities; HCI, AT and ICT for blind and partially sighted people.


assistive technologies disability and inclusion user centered design Web accessibility accessibility and usability ageing and dementia cloud computing cognitive disabilities computer visiion education elderly people information and communication technologies learning mobility and manipulation persons with disabilities speech recognition user interface visually impaired people Web of things

Editors and affiliations

  • Klaus Miesenberger
    • 1
  • Christian Bühler
    • 2
  • Petr Penaz
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute Integriert StudierenUniversität LinzLinzAustria
  2. 2.RehabilitationswissenschaftenTechnische Universität DortmundDortmundGermany
  3. 3.Masaryk University BrnoCzech Republic

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science Computer Science (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-41266-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-41267-2
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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