HCI Architecture for Deaf Communities Cultural Inclusion and Citizenship

Laura S. García, Cayley Guimarães, Diego R. Antunes, Sueli Fernandes

Abstract

There is a lack of adequate support for the Deaf culture, and few researches to inform designers on how to build computational tools to promote inclusion and citizenship for the Deaf. Deaf culture is an expression applied to the social movement that holds deafness to be a difference in human experience – which includes the right to use their natural language: Sign Language (SL) – rather than a disability. The present paper describes an integrated approach through assumptions, methodological strategies and architecture which has been proved so far to be adequate both computationally and socially.

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S. García L., Guimarães C., R. Antunes D. and Fernandes S. (2013). HCI Architecture for Deaf Communities Cultural Inclusion and Citizenship . In Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8565-61-7, pages 126-133. DOI: 10.5220/0004451201260133


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@conference{iceis13,
author={Laura S. García and Cayley Guimarães and Diego R. Antunes and Sueli Fernandes},
title={HCI Architecture for Deaf Communities Cultural Inclusion and Citizenship},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,},
year={2013},
pages={126-133},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004451201260133},
isbn={978-989-8565-61-7},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,
TI - HCI Architecture for Deaf Communities Cultural Inclusion and Citizenship
SN - 978-989-8565-61-7
AU - S. García L.
AU - Guimarães C.
AU - R. Antunes D.
AU - Fernandes S.
PY - 2013
SP - 126
EP - 133
DO - 10.5220/0004451201260133