PUBLICATIONS

2019

Yuhang Zhao, Sarit Szpiro, Lei Shi, and Shiri Azenkot.

Designing and Evaluating a Customizable Head-Mounted Vision Enhancement System for People with Low Vision.

ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing (TACCESS). To appear.

Zikai Alex Wen, Anjelika L. Amog, Katherine Garnett, and Shiri Azenkot

Teacher Perspectives on Math E-Learning Tools for Students with Specific Learning Disabilities.

The 21st International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS '19). [pdf]

Lei Shi, Yuhang Zhao, Elizabeth Kupferstein, and Shiri Azenkot.

A Demonstration of Molder: An Accessible Design Tool for Tactile Maps.

The 21st International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS '19). [pdf]

Natalie Friedman, Andrea Cuadra, Ruchi Patel, Joel Stein, Shiri Azenkot, and Wendy Ju.

Voice Assistant Strategies and Opportunities for People with Tetraplegia.

The 21st International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS '19). [pdf] ​

 

Leah Findlater, Steven Goodman, Yuhang Zhao, Shiri Azenkot, and Margot Hanley.

Fairness Issues in AI Systems that Augment Sensory Abilities.

AI Fairness Workshop at the 21st International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS '19). [pdf]

Yuhang Zhao, Elizabeth Kupferstein, Steven Feiner, and Shiri Azenkot

Designing AR Visualizations to Facilitate Stair Navigation for People with Low Vision.

The 32nd Annual Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST ’19). [pdf]

Lei Shi, Holly Lawson, Zhuohao Zhang, and Shiri Azenkot.

Designing Interactive 3D Printed Models with Teachers of the Visually Impaired.

The 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '19). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Paper 197, 14 pages. [pdf]

 
2018

Lei Shi, Zhuohao Zhang, and Shiri Azenkot.

A Demo of Talkit++: Interacting with 3D Printed Models Using an iOS Device.

The 20th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS '18). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 429-431. [pdf]

Yuhang Zhao, Elizabeth Kupferstein, Doron Tal, and Shiri Azenkot

“It Looks Beautiful but Scary:” How Low Vision People Navigate Stairs and Other Surface Level Changes.

The 20th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers & Accessibility (ASSETS ’18). [pdf].

Lei Shi, Maryam Ashoori, Yunfeng Zhang, and Shiri Azenkot.

Knock Knock, What’s There: Converting Passive Objects into Customizable Smart Controllers.

The 20th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI '18). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 13 Pages.

Yuhang Zhao, Shaomei Wu, Lindsay Reynolds, and Shiri Azenkot.

A Face Recognition Application for People with Visual Impairments: Understanding Use Beyond the Lab. 

The SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI) 2018. [pdf]

 

2017

 

Yuhang Zhao, Shaomei Wu, Lindsay Reynolds, and Shiri Azenkot

The Effect of Computer-Generated Descriptions on Photo-Sharing Experiences of People with Visual Impairments.

Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction. 1(2), 121. [pdf]

 

Lei Shi, Yuhang Zhao, and Shiri Azenkot.
Designing Interactions for 3D Printed Models with Blind People. 
In Proceedings of the 19th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers & Accessibility (ASSETS ’17). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 200 - 2009. [pdf]

 

Lei Shi, Yuhang Zhao, and Shiri Azenkot.

Markit and Talkit: A Low-Barrier Toolkit to Augment 3D Printed Models with Audio Annotations.
In Proceedings of the 30th Annual Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST ’17). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 493 - 506[pdf] [video] [presentation video]

 

Danielle Bragg, Shiri Azenkot, Kevin Larson, Ann Bessemans, and Adam Tauman Kalai.

Designing and Evaluating Livefonts.

n Proceedings of the 30th Annual Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST ’17). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 481 - 492 . [pdf] [video] 

 

Keith Vertanen, Kyle Montague, Mark Dunlop, Ahmed Sabbir Arif, Xiaojun Bi, and Shiri Azenkot.

Ubiquitous Text Interaction.

In Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '17). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 566-573.

 

Yuhang Zhao, Shafeka Hashash, Michele Hu, and Shiri Azenkot.

Understanding Low Vision People’s Visual Perception on Commercial Augmented Reality Glasses.

In Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '17). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 4170-4181. [pdf]

 

2016

 

Sarit Szpiro, Shafeka Hashash, Yuhang Zhao, and Shiri Azenkot.

How People with Low Vision Access Computing Devices: Understanding Challenges and Opportunities

The 18th international ACM SIGACCESS conference on Computers and accessibility (ASSETS '16).
 ACM, New York, NY, USA, 171-180. [pdf]

*Best Paper Finalist*

 

Lei Shi, Ross McLachlan, Yuhang Zhao, and Shiri Azenkot.

Magic Touch: Interacting with 3D Printed Graphics.

In Proceedings of the 18th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility 
(ASSETS '16). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 329-330. [pdf]

 

Danielle Bragg, Shiri Azenkot, and Adam Kalai.

Reading and Learning Smartfonts.

In Proceedings of the 29th Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software & Technology (UIST '16).

ACM, New York, NY, USA, 391-402. [pdf]

 

Sarit Szpiro, Yuhang Zhao, and Shiri Azenkot.

Finding a Store, Searching for a Product: A Study of Daily Challenges of Low Vision People

In Proceedings of the 2016 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp '16). [pdf].

 

Yuhang Zhao, Sarit Szpiro, Jonathan Knighten, and Shiri Azenkot.

CueSee: Exploring Visual Cues for People with Low Vision to Facilitate a Visual Search Task.

In Proceedings of the 2016 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp '16). [pdf] [video].

 

Lei Shi, Idan Zelzer, Catherine Feng, and Shiri Azenkot.

Tickers and Talker: An Accessible Labeling Toolkit for 3D Printed Models

In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI'16). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 4896-4907. [pdf] [video]

 

Shiri Azenkot, Catherine Feng, Maya Cakmak.

Enabling Building Service Robots to Guide Blind People: A Participatory Design Approach

In Proceedings of the 11th Annual ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction
2016 (HRI '16). IEEE Press, Piscataway, NJ, USA, 3-10. [pdf

*Best Paper Nominee*

 

Violeta Voykinska, Shiri Azenkot, Shaomei Wu and Gilly Leshed. 

How Blind People Interact with Visual Content on Social Networking Services.

Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW) 2016. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 1584-1595. [pdf]

 

2015

 

Yuhang Zhao, Sarit Szpiro and Shiri Azenkot.

ForeSee: A Customizable Head-Mounted Vision Enhancement System for People with Low Vision.

The 17th international ACM SIGACCESS conference on Computers and accessibility (ASSETS '15). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 239-249. [pdf]

 

Kotaro Hara, Shiri Azenkot, Megan Campbell, Cynthia L. Bennett, Vicki Le, Sean Pannella, Robert Moore, Kelly Minckler, Rochelle H. Ng, and Jon E. Froehlich. 

Improving Public Transit Accessibility for Blind Riders by Crowdsourcing Bus Stop Landmark Locations with Google Street View: An Extended Analysis. 

ACM Trans. Access. Comput. 6, 2, Article 5 (March 2015), 23 pages. [acm] [pdf]

 

Catherine Feng, Shiri Azenkot, and Maya Cakmak. 

Designing a Robot Guide for Blind People in Indoor Environments.

In Proceedings of the Tenth Annual ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction Extended Abstracts (HRI'15 Extended Abstracts). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 107-108. [acm] [pdf]

 

2014 and Earlier

 

Lauren R. Milne, Cynthia L. Bennett, Richard E. Ladner, and Shiri Azenkot.

BraillePlay: educational smartphone games for blind children.

In Proceedings of the 16th international ACM SIGACCESS conference on Computers & accessibility (ASSETS '14). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 137-144. [acm] [pdf]

 

Jaime Teevan, Meredith Morris, and Shiri Azenkot.

Using physical signaling to support collaborative mobile search.

In Proceedings of the companion publication of the 17th ACM conference on Computer supported cooperative work & social computing (CSCW Companion '14). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 245-248.

 

Kotaro Hara, Shiri Azenkot, Megan Campbell, Cynthia L. Bennett, Vicki Le, Sean Pannella, Robert Moore, Kelly Minckler, Rochelle H. Ng, and Jon E. Froehlich.

Improving public transit accessibility for blind riders by crowdsourcing bus stop landmark locations with Google street view.

In Proceedings of the 15th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS '13). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Article 16, 8 pages. [acm] [pdf]

*Best Paper*

 

Shiri Azenkot, Cynthia L. Bennett, and Richard E. Ladner.  

DigiTaps: eyes-free number entry on touchscreens with minimal audio feedback.

In Proceedings of the 26th annual ACM symposium on User interface software and technology (UIST '13). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 85-90. [acm] [pdf]

 

Xiaojun Bi, Shiri Azenkot, Kurt Partridge, and Shumin Zhai.

Octopus: evaluating touchscreen keyboard correction and recognition algorithms via Remulation.

In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '13). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 543-552. [acm] [pdf]

 

Shiri Azenkot and Nicole B. Lee.

Exploring the use of speech input by blind people on mobile devices.

In Proceedings of the 15th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS '13). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Article 11, 8 pages. [acm] [pdf]

 

Shiri Azenkot and Shumin Zhai.

Touch behavior with different postures on soft smartphone keyboards.

In Proceedings of the 14th international conference on Human-computer interaction with mobile devices and services (MobileHCI '12). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 251-260. [acm] [pdf]

 

Shiri Azenkot, Kyle Rector, Richard Ladner, and Jacob Wobbrock.

PassChords: secure multi-touch authentication for blind people.

In Proceedings of the 14th international ACM SIGACCESS conference on Computers and accessibility (ASSETS '12). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 159-166. [acm] [pdf]

*Best Paper*

 

Shiri Azenkot, Jacob O. Wobbrock, Sanjana Prasain, and Richard E. Ladner.

Input finger detection for nonvisual touch screen text entry in Perkinput.

In Proceedings of Graphics Interface 2012 (GI '12). Canadian Information Processing Society, Toronto, Ont., Canada, Canada, 121-129. [acm] [pdf]

 

Vaspol Ruamviboonsuk, Shiri Azenkot, and Richard E. Ladner.

Tapulator: a non-visual calculator using natural prefix-free codes.

In Proceedings of the 14th international ACM SIGACCESS conference on Computers and accessibility (ASSETS '12). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 221-222.

 

Shiri Azenkot, Richard E. Ladner, and Jacob O. Wobbrock.

Smartphone haptic feedback for nonvisual wayfinding.

In The proceedings of the 13th international ACM SIGACCESS conference on Computers and accessibility (ASSETS '11). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 281-282. 

 

Shiri Azenkot, Sanjana Prasain, Alan Borning, Emily Fortuna, Richard E. Ladner, and Jacob O. Wobbrock. Enhancing independence and safety for blind and deaf-blind public transit riders.

In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '11). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 3247-3256.

 

Shiri Azenkot and Emily Fortuna.

Improving public transit usability for blind and deaf-blind people by connecting a braille display to a smartphone.

In Proceedings of the 12th international ACM SIGACCESS conference on Computers and accessibility (ASSETS '10). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 317-318.

*First Place, ASSETS SRC*

 

Shiri Azenkot, Theodore Golfinopoulos, Adam Marcus, Alessondra Springmann, and Jonathan S. Varsanik.

Overcoming barriers among Israeli and Palestinian students via computer science.

In Proceedings of the 42nd ACM technical symposium on Computer science education (SIGCSE '11). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 667-672.

 

Amanda J. Stent, Shiri Azenkot, and Ben Stern.

Iwalk: a lightweight navigation system for low-vision users.

In Proceedings of the 12th international ACM SIGACCESS conference on Computers and accessibility (ASSETS '10). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 269-270. 

 

Lydia B. Chilton, John J. Horton, Robert C. Miller, and Shiri Azenkot.

Task search in a human computation market.

In Proceedings of the ACM SIGKDD Workshop on Human Computation(HCOMP '10). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 1-9.

 

 

 

 

 

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