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Universal Access in the Information Society

International Journal

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13.11.2019 | Long Paper

A machine translation system from Arabic sign language to Arabic

Arabic sign language (ArSL) is one of the sign languages that is used in Arab countries. This language has structure and grammar that differ from spoken Arabic. Available ArSL recognition systems perform direct mapping between the recognized sign …

04.11.2019 | Long Paper

Understanding visually impaired people’s experiences of social signal perception in face-to-face communication

Social signals (e.g., facial expression, gestures) are important in social interactions. Most of them are visual cues, which are hardly accessible for visually impaired people, causing difficulties in their daily living. In human–computer …

22.10.2019 | Long Paper Open Access

The value of a Patient Access Portal in primary care: a cross-sectional survey of 62,486 registered users in the UK

In England, primary care patients have access to Patient Access Portals (PAPs), enabling them to book appointments, request repeat medication prescriptions, send/receive messages and review their medical records. Few studies have elicited user …

18.10.2019 | Long Paper

Toward a ubiquitous model to assist the treatment of people with depression

The World Health Organization predicts that by 2020, depression will be the second-most common cause of debility. Also, ubiquitous computing advances are offering people and applications the necessary information for the most diversified …

16.10.2019 | Long Paper

Self-efficacy and anxiety as determinants of older adults’ use of Internet Banking Services

The second-level digital divide presents differences in people’s capabilities of using information and communication technologies, especially in older adults. This paper focuses on exploring self-efficacy and anxiety in this group concerning the …

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This journal addresses the accessibility, usability, and, ultimately, acceptability of Information Society Technologies by anyone, anywhere, at anytime, and through any media and device. Universal Access in the Information Society (UAIS) focuses on theoretical, methodological, and empirical research, of both a technological and non-technological nature, that addresses equitable access and active participation of potentially all citizens in the information society. It features papers that report on theories, methods, tools, empirical results, reviews, case studies, and best-practice examples.

The Journal's primary objectives are to:

- provide an archival publication channel for the discussion and advancement of theoretical and practical aspects of universal access in the information society

- facilitate the rapid and wide diffusion of scientific and technological results that promote universal access in the information society

- stimulate cross-fertilization between the different contributing disciplines.

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