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Vol. 54, No. 1/2, April-August

Computers and Challenges of Writing in Persian: Explorations at the Intersection of Culture and Technology
1.IntroductionIn this paper, I summarize the results of nearly two decades of research and development, while I was working in Iran, and a few years thereafter, on adapting computer technology to the Persian script. The work was a team effort involving...
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Impact of Kinetic Typography on Readers' Attention
IntroductionThis research on Kinetic Typography, conducted with the use of an eye-tracking system, investigates how movement in the different categories of Kinetic Typography affects the attention patterns of a reader and the reading experiences it induces.Within...
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Enhancing Bowel Cancer Surgery Recovery through Information Design: The Impact of Combining Design and Cognitive Principles with User-Centered Research Methods, on Patient Understanding of Surgery Recovery Information
1.Introduction1.1.Background and contextBowel cancer is the third most common cancer in men and the second most common cancer in women, with over 1.8 million new cases in 2018 (World Cancer Research Fund, 2019). Its most common treatment is bowel surgery...
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Readers' Experiences of Braille in an Evolving Technological World
1 Background and rationaleSince its invention in 1824, Louis Braille's six-dot tactile reading system has evolved into a variety of Braille alphabets across the world (Papadimitriou and Argyropoulos, 2017). Braille is currently used by over 150 million...
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Special Issue: Introduction
We often hear design researchers say about inclusive design research "a lot has been done" and it is certainly an established, multidisciplinary area of research with many examples of distinct and impactful research and practice. However, we're still...
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Anticipating Gaze-Based HCI Applications with the Tech Receptivity Interval: Eye Tracking as Input
IntroductionPsychologists have long observed the human gaze In laboratory settings, and the resultant decades of eye tracking studies have Increasingly suggested an especially Intimate eye-mind connection. Our predominant Interaction with computers Is...
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A Latin-Script Typeface, Based on Special Education Teachers' Opinions, to Use in Literacy Education of Individuals with Autism
1. IntroductionAutism is a severely disabling life-long developmental disability that typically appears during the first three years of life. No factor has been shown to cause autism in the child's psychological environment (Woods, Davis, & Scharff,...
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