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IBM Fellow
Tokyo Research Laboratory, Toyosu, Japan
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2010

Exploratory Analysis of Collaborative Web Accessibility Improvement
D. Sato, H. Takagi, M. Kobayashi, S. Kawanaka, C. Asakawa
TACCESS 3(2), 5, ACM, 2010
ACM ID: 1857922


2009

What’s next? a visual editor for correcting reading order
Daisuke Sato, Masatomo Kobayashi, Hironobu Takagi, Chieko Asakawa
Human-Computer Interaction--INTERACT 2009, pp. 364--377, Springer

Accessibility Commons: A Metadata Repository for Web Accessibility
S. Kawanaka, M. Kobayashi, H. Takagi, C. Asakawa
SIGWEB Newsletter Summer(Summer), 1, ACM, 2009

Collaborative Web Accessibility Improvement: Challenges and Possibilities
H. Takagi, S. Kawanaka, M. Kobayashi, D. Sato, C. Asakawa
Proceedings of ASSETS '09, pp. 195--202, ACM, 2009
Best Paper


2008

Accessibility commons: a metadata infrastructure for web accessibility
Shinya Kawanaka, Yevgen Borodin, Jeffrey P Bigham, Darren Lunn, Hironobu Takagi, Chieko Asakawa
Proceedings of the 10th international ACM SIGACCESS conference on Computers and accessibility, pp. 153--160, 2008


2007

Automatic accessibility transcoding for Flash content
Daisuke Sato, Hisashi Miyashita, Hironobu Takagi, Chieko Asakawa
Proceedings of the 9th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility, pp. 35–42, ACM, 2007
Abstract   ACM ID: 1296852

Making multimedia internet content accessible and usable
Hisashi Miyashita, Hironobu Takagi, Daisuke Sato, Chieko Asakawa
Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction: Applications and Services, pp. 98--107, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2007

Making multimedia content accessible for screen reader users
Hisashi Miyashita, Daisuke Sato, Hironobu Takagi, Chieko Asakawa
Proceedings of the 2007 International Cross-Disciplinary Conference on Web Accessibility (W4A), pp. 126–127, ACM
Abstract   ACM ID: 1243443

Accessibility evaluation for multimedia content
Chieko Asakawa, Takashi Itoh, Hironobu Takagi, Hisashi Miyashita
Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction. Applications and Services, pp. 11--19, Springer, 2007

aiBrowser for multimedia: introducing multimedia content accessibility for visually impaired users
Hisashi Miyashita, Daisuke Sato, Hironobu Takagi, Chieko Asakawa
Proceedings of the 9th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility, pp. 91–98, ACM, 2007
Abstract   ACM ID: 1296860

Analysis of navigability of Web applications for improving blind usability
Hironobu Takagi, Shin Saito, Kentarou Fukuda, Chieko Asakawa
ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction (TOCHI) 14(3), 13, ACM, 2007


2006

aDesigner: tool for improving Web accessibility
Kentarou Fukuda, Hironobu Takagi, Junji Maeda, Shin Saito, Chieko Asakawa
Journal of Japan Society for Software Science and Technology, 26-35, 2006

Analyzing visual layout for a non-visual presentation-document interface
Tatsuya Ishihara, Hironobu Takagi, Takashi Itoh, Chieko Asakawa
Proceedings of the 8th international ACM SIGACCESS conference on Computers and accessibility, pp. 165--172, 2006

Transforming flash to XML for accessibility evaluations
Shin Saito, Hironobu Takagi, Chieko Asakawa
Proceedings of the 8th international ACM SIGACCESS conference on Computers and accessibility, pp. 157--164, 2006


2005

The optimal and maximum listening rates in presenting speech information to the blind
C Asakawa, H Takagi, S Ino, T Ifukube
Journal of Human Interface Society 7(1), 105--111, 2005

Proposing new metrics to evaluate web usability for the blind
Kentarou Fukuda, Shin Saito, Hironobu Takagi, Chieko Asakawa
CHI'05 extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems, pp. 1387--1390, 2005

What's the web like if you can't see it?
Chieko Asakawa
Proceedings of the 2005 International Cross-Disciplinary Workshop on Web Accessibility (W4A), pp. 1--8, ACM
Abstract


2004

TAJODA: Proposed Tactile and Jog Dial Interface for the Blind
C. Asakawa, H. Takagi, S. Ino, and T. Ifukube
Transaction of IEICE E87-D(6), 1405-1414, 2004

Web accessibility technology at the IBM Tokyo Research Laboratory
Junji Maeda, Kentarou Fukuda, Hironobu Takagi, Chieko Asakawa
IBM journal of research and development 48(5.6), 735--749, IBM, 2004

Accessibility designer: visualizing usability for the blind
Hironobu Takagi, Chieko Asakawa, Kentarou Fukuda, Junji Maeda
ACM SIGACCESS Accessibility and Computing, pp. 177--184, 2004


2003

An Assistive Technology to Help Visually Impaired People Understand Web Page Structure
K. Fukuda, H. Takagi, J. Maeda, and C. Asakawa
Journal of Human Interface Society (in Japanese) 5(4), 465-474, 2003

An assist method for realizing a Web page structure for blind people
K Fukuda, H Takagi, J Maeda, C Asakawa
Proceedings of UAHCI3, 2003

WebDigest: layout-preserving visually enhanced Web pages
Junji Maeda, Kentarou Fukuda, Hironobu Takagi, Chieko Asakawa
Applications and the Internet, 2003. Proceedings. 2003 Symposium on, pp. 418--421


2002

Auditory and tactile interfaces for representing the visual effects on the web
Chieko Asakawa, Hironobu Takagi, Shuichi Ino, Tohru Ifukube
Proceedings of the fifth international ACM conference on Assistive technologies, pp. 65--72, 2002

Site-wide annotation: reconstructing existing pages to be accessible
Hironobu Takagi, Chieko Asakawa, Kentarou Fukuda, Junji Maeda
Proceedings of the fifth international ACM conference on Assistive technologies, pp. 81--88, 2002


2001

Transcoding system for non-visual Web access (2): annotation-based transcoding
C Asakawa, H Takagi
Sixteenth International Conference on Technologies and Persons with Disabilities (CSUN2001)


2000

Transcoding proxy for nonvisual web access
Hironobu Takagi, Chieko Asakawa
Proceedings of the fourth international ACM conference on Assistive technologies, pp. 164--171, 2000

Annotation-based transcoding for nonvisual web access
Chieko Asakawa, Hironobu Takagi
Proceedings of the fourth international ACM conference on Assistive technologies, pp. 172--179, 2000


1999

IBM home page reader: the voice of the world wide web
C Laws, C Asakawa
Proceedings of Technology and Persons with Disabilities conference (CSUN 1999)

User interface of a nonvisual table navigation method
Chieko Asakawa, Takashi Itoh
CHI '99 extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems, pp. 214--215, ACM, 1999
Abstract

User Interface of a Non-visual Web Access System
C Asakawa, T Itoh
Transactions on Information Processing Society of Japan 40(2), 453--459, 1999


1998

Home page reader: IBM's talking web browser
C Asakawa, C Laws
Closing the Gap Conference Proceedings, 1998

User interface of a Home Page Reader
Chieko Asakawa, Takashi Itoh
Proceedings of the third international ACM conference on Assistive technologies, pp. 149--156, ACM, 1998


1997

A study of nonvisual Web access using voice input and output
C Asakawa, K Kitamura, T Itoh
Teclmical report of IPSJ LSP-17-10 (Yamanashi Japan, 1997


1996

Enabling the visually disabled to use the www in a gui environment
C Asakawa
Technical Report, 1996


1995

Computer access system for the visually disabled on DOS/V
C Asakawa
Proceedings of the 51st annual convention of the IPXi No, 1995


1994

Research on computer aids for the visually disabled
A Koide, C Asakawa, N Suzuki
Computers as Our Better Partners: Proceedings of the IISF--ACM Japan International Symposium, pp. 66--69, 1994


1993

A Braille English/Japanese Dictionary System
C. Asakawa
Transactions of the IPSJ (in Japanese) 34(8), 1844-1852, 1993