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Re: Techniques for repairing missing alt text?

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 30 Jul 2002 06:21:44 -0400 (EDT)
To: Wendy A Chisholm <wendy@w3.org>
cc: "Ian B. Jacobs" <ij@w3.org>, <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>, <w3c-wai-er-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0207300620310.15179-100000@tux.w3.org>

I know that LIFT does some kind of automatic categorisation of images. I
don't know anything about their algorithm and whether it is public or not.
This allows them to automatically determine with reasonable accuracy the
purpose of some images, and so provide alt text.

Cheers

chaals

On Mon, 29 Jul 2002, Wendy A Chisholm wrote:

>
>We wrote about a variety of techniques in the AERT document.
>http://www.w3.org/TR/AERT#text-equivalent
>
>--wendy
>
>At 09:42 AM 7/6/02, Ian B. Jacobs wrote:
>
>>Hello UA and ER WGs,
>>
>>I'm looking for a pointer to techniques for repairing
>>missing alt text in HTML. I thought we had such techs in
>>the UAAG 1.0 Techniques document, but I can't find them.
>>Any recommended algorithms we can point to?
>>
>>The Techniques Document does already include
>>a reference to the Altifier [1].
>>
>>Thanks for any tips,
>>
>> _ Ian
>>
>>[1] http://www.vorburger.ch/projects/alt/
>>--
>>Ian Jacobs (ij@w3.org)   http://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs
>>Tel:                     +1 718 260-9447
>
>

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