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W3C RDIG - Call for Position Papers - Notes

From: Sean Stapleford (TecAccess) <SStapleford@TecAccess.NET>
Date: Mon, 1 Dec 2003 21:05:21 -0500
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W3C Research and Development Interest Group
 - Call for Position Papers:
"Making Visualizations of Complex Information Accessible for
People with Disabilities"

http://www.w3.org/WAI/RD/2003/09/call-vis-papers.html

(Note - Event Date and Submission Due Date on this page are
Incorect:
"Tentative date for the first event is December 8, 2003.",
and
"Position papers are due by November 7, 2003 and should be
sent to the chair (hakkinen@dinf.ne.jp) and W3C staff
contact (wendy@w3.org). This date has been extended. Details
will be provided soon."
 - These are badly in need of updating!)

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These are part of the Articles, Notes, and Bookmarks that I
am working from:

SMART FIGURES, SVG, AND ACCESSIBLE WEB GRAPHICS
From:
California State University Northridge - Center On
Disabilities
Technology And Persons With Disabilities Conference 2001
http://www.csun.edu/cod/conf/2001/proceedings/0103gardner.ht
m
(Excellent Article - May just need updating and
'recycling'!)

John A. Gardner
E-mail: John.Gardner@orst.edu
http://dots.physics.orst.edu/~gardner/gardner.html

Vladimir Bulatov
bulatov@dots.physics.orst.edu

Science Access Project
Department of Physics
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331-6507
http://dots.physics.orst.edu
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Adobe SVG Zone
http://www.adobe.com/svg/
---
Accessible Diagrams
Charts, diagrams, tables
http://www.latrobe.edu.au/webaccess/diagrams.html
(Great collection of resources, although many hyperlinks are
outdated)
---
CORDA
 - Charts, Graphs, Maps, Data Visualization and Reporting
Tools
http://www.corda.com/
(a company with an excellent system, with demos, of
accessible Maps & Charts)
---
Device helps blind computer users 'see'
http://www.fcw.com/fcw/articles/2002/1021/web-blind-10-25-02
.asp
Commerce's NIST and National Federation of the Blind to
Cooperate on Development of Technology that Allows Blind
Persons to 'Feel' Electronic Images
http://www.nist.gov/public_affairs/releases/visual_display.h
tm
http://www.nist.gov/public_affairs/factsheet/visualdisplay.h
tm

Contact: inquiries@nist.gov
John Roberts seems to be the Head of this Project
E-mail: john.roberts@nist.gov
roberts@cmr.ncsl.nist.gov
Phone 301-975-5683
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The Blind Audio Tactile Mapping System (BATS) project
http://www.cs.unc.edu/Research/assist/bats/index.html
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Stanford Interactive Workspaces Project
http://iwork.stanford.edu/main.shtml
Interactive Workspaces People
http://iwork.stanford.edu/people.shtml
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I will try to contact as many appropriate individuals and
groups that I can; If anyone else has already established
contact, or knows someone involved personally, please let
the group know!


Sean Stapleford
SStapleford@TecAccess.NET
Senior Assistive Technology Tester
TecAccess - http://www.TecAccess.NET/
(804) 749-8646
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