A Knowledge-Based Framework for Improving Accessibility of Web Sites

  • Jens PelzetterEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10250)


Many sites in the World Wide Web are, unfortunately, not accessible or usable for people with impairments despite several existing guidelines. This paper describes an approach for improving the accessibility of web sites using ontologies as the foundation for several tools. The approach is investigated as a PhD thesis as part of other research that uses ontologies to provide disabled or elderly people with assistance for several everyday tasks.


Accessibility World Wide Web Ontologies 



I would like to thank my supervisor Bernd Krieg-Brückner and my mentor Vojtěch Svátek for their valuable feedback.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.FB3 InformatikUniversität BremenBremenGermany

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