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Computer users commonly use applications designed for different operating systems (OSes). For instance, a Mac user may access a cloud-based Windows remote desktop to run an application required for her job. Current remote access protocols do not work well with screen readers, creating a disproportionate burden for users with visual impairments. These users'(More)
The CiteSeerx project at the University of Arkansas uses a browsing interface is based on the Association for Computing Machinery's Computing Classification System (ACM CCS). CCS contains just 369 categories whereas the CiteSeerx database contains over 2 million documents. This results in more than 6500 documents per category, far too many to browse. To(More)
Remote desktop technology, the enabler of access to applications hosted on remote hosts, relies primarily on scraping the pixels on the remote screen and redrawing them as a simple bitmap on the client's local screen. Such a technology will simply not work with screen readers since the latter are innately tied to reading text. Since screen readers are(More)
Ubiquitous access is an increasingly common vision of computing, wherein users can interact with any computing device or service from anywhere, at any time. In the era of personal computing, users with visual impairments required special-purpose, assistive technologies, such as screen readers, to interact with computers. This paper investigates whether(More)
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