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Re: [Fwd: Re: W3C Access for All]

From: Jan Richards <jan.richards@utoronto.ca>
Date: Tue, 14 Apr 2009 10:28:35 -0400
Message-ID: <49E49D93.2020808@utoronto.ca>
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Hi Simon,

It might be worth ensuring that someone in the UAWG is also in the 
Ubiquitous Web group.

Cheers,
Jan



Simon Harper wrote:
> Hi there Jan,
> 
> Thanks for this - looking at these it seems there is a high degree of 
> synergy between UAAG and some of the Personalisation Roadmap and I would 
> hope our experience would be called up on for some of it. In some ways I 
> like to think of accessibility as mainly a case of extreme 
> personalisation. Do you think it is worth talking about this and 
> interacting more with the personalisation people?
> 
> Cheers
> Si.
> 
> =======================
> 
> Simon Harper
> University of Manchester (UK)
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> On 14 Apr 2009, at 14:34, Jan Richards wrote:
> 
>> Forwarded from Andy Heath:
>>
>> -------- Original Message --------
>> Subject: Re: W3C Access for All
>> Date: Tue, 14 Apr 2009 06:44:41 +0100
>> From: Andy Heath <andyheath@axelrod.plus.com>
>> To: Jan Richards <jan.richards@utoronto.ca>
>> CC: UAWG list <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>,    Richard Schwerdtfeger 
>> <schwer@us.ibm.com>
>> References: <1D737275-5A71-4F24-A305-02C497E777E5@manchester.ac.uk> 
>> <49E33C2E.1070309@utoronto.ca>
>>
>>
>> Hi Jan,
>>
>> I don't know whether this will reach the UAWG list,
>> which I think is read-only for me.
>> You might want to forward it for me.
>>
>> The reason is because when one is matching resources to
>> the context one needs to match to both personal preferences
>> AND device properties - this is particularly the case if
>> you want (as we do) content to be deliverable across
>> desktop and mobile devices alike.
>>
>> The reference below does give the general idea
>> but is a little behind where we are at with this.
>> We have an ISO standard - Individualized Adaptability and
>> Accessibility for eLearning, Education and Training but
>> its availability is tied up in ISO formatting/publication processes
>> just at the moment.  Jutta worked on this too.  And we are working
>> to integrate that and our update of it in IMS AccessForAll 2.0
>> (draft is in edit) with the Device Context Ontology.  In ISO we
>> are working to integrate it with the best Metadata efforts
>> in town.
>>
>> It is correct also that personalisation does go beyond
>> accessibility and in *some* areas the principles are similar.
>>
>> Hope this helps.
>>
>> Andy Heath
>> A.K.Heath@open.ac.uk
>> AndyHeath@axelrod.plus.com
>>
>>
>>> Hi Simon,
>>> I know a bit about it. My director, Jutta Treviranus, was one of the 
>>> co-leads on the IMS AccessForAll standard 
>>> (http://www.imsglobal.org/accessibility/accmdv1p0/imsaccmd_oviewv1p0.html). 
>>>
>>> I think that the reason it is coming in through the "Ubiquitous Web 
>>> Applications Working Group" is that personalization goes beyond 
>>> accessibility-related characteristics.
>>> Cheers,
>>> Jan
>>> Simon Harper wrote:
>>>> I noticed this:
>>>>
>>>> Note Published: W3C Personalization Roadmap: Ubiquitous Web 
>>>> Integration of AccessForAll 1.0
>>>>
>>>> 2009-04-09: The Ubiquitous Web Applications Working Group has 
>>>> published the Group Note of W3C Personalization Roadmap: Ubiquitous 
>>>> Web Integration of AccessForAll 1.0. This document describes an 
>>>> activity of integrating personalization with device context for the 
>>>> delivery of content materials and interface components that are 
>>>> customized to meet both individual personal needs and preferences 
>>>> and delivery context. It brings together the work of separate 
>>>> standards and specifications organizations and working groups, 
>>>> notably W3C Ubiquitous Web Applications working group, IMS Global 
>>>> Learning Consortium Accessibility Special Interest group, ISO/IEC 
>>>> JTC1 SC36 Information Technology for Learning, Education and 
>>>> Training: Human Diversity and Access For All working group and 
>>>> associated working groups in SC36. The document should be viewed as 
>>>> a roadmap for the work to be undertaken and includes description of 
>>>> the basis for the work, the organizational context, the likely 
>>>> technologies and a partially complete description of how the 
>>>> technologies fit together. Learn more about the Ubiquitous Web 
>>>> Applications Activity.
>>>>
>>>> http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/NOTE-UWA-personalization-roadmap-20090409/
>>>>
>>>> UAAG are mentioned quite abit as is the working group - first I 
>>>> wonder if we know anything about this - and second why it doesn't 
>>>> seem to be under WAI?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Cheers
>>>> Si.
>>>>
>>>> =======================
>>>>
>>>> Simon Harper
>>>> University of Manchester (UK)
>>>>
>>>> Human Centred Web Lab: http://hcw.cs.manchester.ac.uk
>>>>
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>>
>>
>>
>>
>> Cheers
>>
>> andy
>> -- 
>> ___________________________
>> Andy Heath
>> http://www.axelrod.plus.com
>>
>> -- 
>> Jan Richards, M.Sc.
>> User Interface Design Lead
>> Adaptive Technology Resource Centre (ATRC)
>> Faculty of Information (i-school)
>> University of Toronto
>>
>>   Email: jan.richards@utoronto.ca
>>   Web:   http://jan.atrc.utoronto.ca
>>   Phone: 416-946-7060
>>   Fax:   416-971-2896
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>>
> 

-- 
Jan Richards, M.Sc.
User Interface Design Lead
Adaptive Technology Resource Centre (ATRC)
Faculty of Information (i-school)
University of Toronto

   Email: jan.richards@utoronto.ca
   Web:   http://jan.atrc.utoronto.ca
   Phone: 416-946-7060
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