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Disability Standards for Multimedia on the Web
October-December 2008 (vol. 15 no. 4)
pp. 52-54
Lourdes Moreno, Universidad Carlos III of Madrid
Paloma Martínez, Universidad Carlos III of Madrid
Belén Ruiz-Mezcua, Universidad Carlos III of Madrid
This article shows how the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines adopted by several countries could be applied to make multimedia content accessible to those with special needs.

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2. Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0, World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) recommendation, B. Caldwell ed. et al., April 2008, http://www.w3.org/TR/2008CR-WCAG20-20080430 /.
3. A. Kirkpatrick, and B. Regan, "Accessible Flash. In Search of... A Perfect Plugin Technique," 2005, http://weblogs.macromedia.com/accessibility/ archives/2005/08in_search_of_a.cfm.
4. B. Shneiderman, "Universal Usability," Comm. ACM, vol. 43, no. 5, 2000, pp. 84-91, http://doi.acm.org/10.1145332833.332843.

Index Terms:
Web accessibility, multimedia, standard, special needs
Citation:
Lourdes Moreno, Paloma Martínez, Belén Ruiz-Mezcua, "Disability Standards for Multimedia on the Web," IEEE Multimedia, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 52-54, Oct.-Dec. 2008, doi:10.1109/MMUL.2008.85
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