Accepted Papers

Starred papers are candidates to the best paper award in each category.

Technical Papers

  • Detecting Readers with Dyslexia Using Machine Learning with Eye Tracking Measures
    Luz Rello, Miguel Ballesteros
  • CAN: Composable Accessibility Infrastructure via Data-Driven Crowdsourcing
    Yun Huang, Brian Dobreski, Bijay Bhaskar Deo, Jiahang Xin, Natã Miccael Barbosa, Yang Wang, Jeffrey Bigham
  • Capti-Speak: A Speech-Enabled Web Screen Reader
    Vikas Ashok, Yevgen Borodin, Yury Puzis, IV Ramakrishnan
  • DOM Block Clustering for Enhanced Sampling and Evaluation
    Simon Harper, Anwar Ahmad, Markel Vigo, Giorgio Brajnik, Yeliz Yesilada
  • Empathic communication of accessibility barriers in Web 2.0 editing
    Afra Pascual, Mireia Ribera, Toni Granollers
  • End-to-end Solution for Accessible Chemical Diagrams
    Volker Sorge, Mark Lee, Sandy Wilkinson
  • Enhancing Android Accessibility for Users with Hand Tremor by Reducing Fine Pointing and Steady Tapping
    Yu Zhong, Astrid Weber, Casey Burkhardt, Phil Weaver, Jeffrey Bigham
  • Measuring Text Simplification with the Crowd
    Walter Lasecki, Luz Rello, Jeffrey Bigham
  • Reconciling user and designer preferences in adapting web pages for people with low vision
    Yoann Bonavero, Marianne Huchard, Michel Meynard
  • SmartWrap: Seeing Datasets with the Crowd’s Eyes
    Steven Gardiner, Anthony Tomasic, John Zimmerman
  • Understanding Design Considerations for Adaptive User Interfaces for Accessible Pointing with Older and Younger Adults
    Aqueasha Martin-Hammond, Abdullah Ali, Catherine Hornback, Amy K. Hurst


  • A Plug-in to Aid Online Reading in Spanish
    Luz Rello, Roberto Carlini, Ricardo Baeza-Yates, Jeffrey Bigham
  • Affordable Web Accessibility: A Case For Cheaper ARIA
    Yury Puzis, Yevgen Borodin, Andrii Soviak, Valentyn Menlyk, I.V. Ramakrishnan
  • An optimal sampling method for Web Accessibility Quantitative Metric
    Mengni Zhang, Can Wang, Jiajun Bu, Zhi Yu, Yi Lu, Ruijie Zhang, Chun Chen
  • Complementing Accessibility Standards with Evidence of Commitment and Progress
    Sarah Horton, David Sloan, Henny Swan
  • Complexities of Practical Web Automation
    Yury Puzis, Yevgen Borodin, I.V. Ramakrishnan
  • Creating Accessible PDFs for Conference Proceedings
    Erin Brady, Yu Zhong, Jeffrey Bigham
  • Dyslexia and Web Accessibility: Synergies and Challenges
    Luz Rello
  • Evaluation of Real-time Captioning by Machine Recognition with Human Support
    Hironobu Takagi, Takashi Itoh, Kaoru Shinkawa
  • HoliBraille: Multipoint Vibrotactile Feedback on Mobile Devices
    Hugo Nicolau, Kyle Montague, Tiago Guerreiro, André Rodrigues, Vicki Hanson
  • Look Ma, No ARIA: Generic Accessible Interfaces for Web Widgets
    Valentyn Melnyk, Vikas Ashok, Yury Puzis, Yevgen Borodin, Andrii Soviak, IV Ramakrishnan
  • Old Habits Die Hard! Eyetracking Based Experiential Transcoding: A study with Mobile Users
    Elgin Akpinar, Yeliz Yesilada
  • OptimusWeb: Selective Delivery of Desktop or Mobile Webpages
    Nádia Fernandes, Tiago Guerreiro, Diogo Marques, Luís Carriço
  • Responsive Design for Personalised Subtitles
    Chris Hughes, Mike Armstrong, Rhianne Jones, Michael Crabb
  • Towards a Unified Definition of Web Accessibility
    Helen Petrie, Andreas Savva, Christopher Power
  • Unlocking the Potential of Web Localizers as Contributors to Image Accessibility: What Do Evaluation Tools Have to Offer?
    Silvia Rodriguez Vazquez
  • What Not to Wearable: Using Participatory Workshops to Explore Wearable Device Form Factors for Blind Users
    Michele Williams, Erin Buehler, Amy Hurst, Shaun Kane

The Wearable Web

May 18-20, 2015 - Florence, Italy

Important dates
» March 4 — notifications
» March 13 — camera ready deadline
» April 1 — early registration ends


Intuit will award $2000 and $1000 to the best technical and communication papers

Google will sponsor 6 PhD students to participate in the W4A Doctoral Consortium

IBM will provide travel grants to the winners of the PwD Student Award

The Paciello Group will give the Judges' and Delegates' awards to the winners of the Accessibility Challenge

ACM SIGWEB sponsors the after-dinner "William Loughborough" keynote

ABILITY Magazine will highlight the winners of awards in a special editorial