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RE: informational resources list on measuring web accessibility?

From: Velleman, Eric <evelleman@bartimeus.nl>
Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2011 07:59:06 +0000
To: Vivienne CONWAY <v.conway@ecu.edu.au>, "Boland Jr, Frederick E."<frederick.boland@nist.gov>, "public-wai-evaltf@w3.org"<public-wai-evaltf@w3.org>
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Hi Tim,

Great idea. Lets keep on filling this list and discuss further steps in our call on thursday. I am not sure if we could publish it at the bottom of our page, but we could maybe make a seperate page or place it somewhere else like on the eAccessplus network HUB. eAccessplus is a European project network. This network could maybe help us find more information.

Lets discuss it in the next call.
Kindest regards,

Eric

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Van: public-wai-evaltf-request@w3.org [public-wai-evaltf-request@w3.org] namens Vivienne CONWAY [v.conway@ecu.edu.au]
Verzonden: woensdag 28 september 2011 8:14
Aan: Boland Jr, Frederick E.; public-wai-evaltf@w3.org
Onderwerp: RE: informational resources list on measuring web accessibility?

HI all

This is a really good start Tim.  I'm not sure how many papers are needed to what we're doing.  Perhaps we can discuss this at the next call.  I have lots of journal articles that I can wade through to see which ones specifically apply to measuring and testing accessibililty.  We'll see what everyone thinks on Thursday.


Regards

Vivienne L. Conway

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From: public-wai-evaltf-request@w3.org [public-wai-evaltf-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Boland Jr, Frederick E. [frederick.boland@nist.gov]
Sent: Wednesday, 28 September 2011 3:26 AM
To: public-wai-evaltf@w3.org
Subject: informational resources list on measuring web accessibility?

Hi, I was wondering if we did a literature survey to determine the current state of the practice of web accessibility measurement.   If we did I apologize for having forgotten.   I remember for the WAI Ageing Task Force, they did a literature survey at the beginning to leverage existing resources.  Perhaps in our document we could have a informative resources list for further reading at the end if appropriate..  Some examples (no endorsement implied, just informational) I found of some resources on measuring web accessibility were:

Remaining Challenges of Measuring the Accessibility of Websites According to WCAG2.0:
http://egovernments.wordpress.com/2010/08/11/remaining-challenges-of-measuring-the-accessibility-of-web-sites-according-to-wcag-2-0/

Quantitative Metrics for Measuring Web Accessibility (link to paper in PDF):
http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1243465

Delivering Inclusive Websites-Measuring Accessibility:
http://coi.gov.uk/guidance.php?page=134

Automatic Testing, Page Sampling, and Measuring Web Accessibility:
http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.143.9881&rep=rep1&type=pdf.

Thanks and best wishes
Tim Boland NIST



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