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AcceSciTech: A Global Approach to Make Scientific and Technical Literature Accessible

  • Alex Bernier
  • Dominique Burger
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8011)

Abstract

In this paper, we introduce AcceSciTech, a research and development project which addresses the challenges faced in providing access to scientific and technical literature for the visually impaired and, more broadly, for those who are not able to read conventional print. Based on XML formats, this project aims to develop a coherent set of tools to produce, edit, deliver and to render complex documents accessible to impaired people.

Keywords

accessible publishing Braille DAISY ebooks EPUB PEF print-disabled persons scientific documents workflow XML 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alex Bernier
    • 1
  • Dominique Burger
    • 2
  1. 1.Association BrailleNetParis Cedex 5France
  2. 2.INSERM UMRS_968Université Pierre et Marie CurieParis Cedex 5France

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