Christos Kouroupetroglou

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One of the biggest issues the World Wide Web (WWW) community has to overcome is accessibility for all. The rapid expansion of the WWW using problematic web authoring practices, together with the dominance of the desktop metaphor in web page design has raised many WWW accessibility problems for people with disabilities. In this paper we present a what may be(More)
The WWW is today the biggest source of information and an essential tool for many activities of daily life. Unfortunately, information seeking in this complex hypermedia environment is generally not an easy task. The potentially complex task of information seeking in the WWW is further complicated when the end-user is blind or visually impaired (VI).(More)
Browsing shortcuts is a mechanism which facilitates blind people to move efficiently to various elements of a Web page (e.g. functional elements such as forms, navigational aids etc.) hence operating effectively as an interaction method and a vital counterbalance to low accessibility of web pages. Results of a quantitative analysis which measured navigation(More)
This paper presents a set of future scenarios as a part of our study which explores and analyzes the relationships between the emerging ICT landscape in the European societal and economic context, and the development and provision of e-Accessibility, within a perspective of 10 years. Part of our study is the development and validation of various scenarios(More)
We are constantly being educated, learning, and getting training for new skills. People with disabilities and the elderly are no exception to this rule. Moreover, they might need additional training and education on how to use assistive technologies and how to cope with the everyday aspects of overcoming their problems. This chapter focuses on education and(More)