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Anna C. Cavender

Google Inc.
651 North 34th Street
Seattle, WA, USA 98103

email: annacc@google.com
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Research Publications CV

PDF Raja S. Kushalnagar, Anna C. Cavender, Jehan-Franšois PÔris (2010) Multiple View Perspectives: Improving Inclusiveness and Video Compression in Mainstream Classroom Recordings Proceedings of ASSETS 2010: The International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility, Orlando, FL, October 2010, 123-130.

PDF HTML Anna C. Cavender, Daniel S. Otero, Jeffrey P. Bigham, and Richard E. Ladner (2010) ASL-STEM Forum: Enabling Sign Language to Grow Through Online Collaboration. Proceedings of ACM CHI 2010: Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Atlanta, Georgia, April 2010. 2075-2078.

PDF HTML Anna C. Cavender, Jeffrey P. Bigham, and Richard E. Ladner (2009) ClassInFocus: Enabling Improved Visual Attention Strategies for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students. Proceedings of ASSETS 2009: The Eleventh International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility, Pittsburgh, PA, October 2009, 67-74. Winner of Best Student Paper Award

PDF Jeffrey P. Bigham and Anna C. Cavender (2009) Evaluating Existing Audio CAPTCHAs and an Interface Optimized for Non-Visual Use. Proceedings of ACM CHI 2009: Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Boston, Massachusetts, April 2009, 1829-1838.

PDF Anna C. Cavender, Robert I. Roth, & Richard E. Ladner (2009). The Summer Academy for Advancing Deaf and Hard of Hearing in Computing SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education, Chattanooga, TN, USA, March 2009, 514-518.

PDF Jeremy T. Brudvik, Jeffrey P. Bigham, Anna C. Cavender, and Richard E. Ladner (2008) Hunting for Headings: Sighted Labelers vs. Automatic Classification of Headings. Proceedings of ASSETS 2008: The Tenth International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility, Halifax, Canada, October 2008. 201-208.

PDF Shari Trewin, Vicki L. Hanson, Mark Laff, and Anna Cavender (2008) PowerUp: An Accessible Virtual World. Proceedings of ASSETS 2008: The Tenth International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility, Halifax, Canada, October 2008. 177-184.

Anna Cavender, Shari Trewin, and Vicki Hanson. (2008), General writing guidelines for technology and people with disabilities. ACM SIGACCESS Accessibility and Computing Issue 92 (September 2008), pages 17-22, ACM Press. Resulted in these online guidelines for writers.

PDF Shari Trewin, Mark Laff, Anna Cavender and Vicki L. Hanson (2008) Accessibility in virtual worlds. CHI 2008 Extended Abstracts: Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Florence, Italy, April 2008. 2727-2732.

PDF HTML Jeffrey P. Bigham, Daniel Otero, Jessica N. DeWitt, Anna C. Cavender and Richard E. Ladner (2008) ASL-STEM Forum: A Bottom-Up Approach to Enabling American Sign Language to Grow in STEM Fields. International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM '08). Seattle, Washington, March 2008.

PDF Jeffrey P. Bigham, Anna C. Cavender, Ryan S. Kaminsky, Craig M. Prince and Tyler S. Robison (2008) Transcendence: Enabling a Personal View of the Deep Web. Proceedings of IUI 2008: The 11th International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, Canary Islands, Spain, January 2008. 169-178.

PDF HTML Anna C. Cavender (2007) Using Networked Multimedia to Improve Educational Access for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students. Accessibility and Computing: The Newsletter of ACM SIGACCESS. First appeared in the Doctoral Consortium of ACM ASSETS 2007. Tempe, Arizona, October 2007, 15-17.

PDF HTML Neva Cherniavsky, Anna C. Cavender, Eve A. Riskin, and Richard E. Ladner (2007) Variable Frame Rate for Low Power Mobile Sign Language Communication. Proceedings of ASSETS 2007: The Ninth International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility, Tempe, Arizona, October 2007. 163-170.

PDF Jeffrey P. Bigham, Anna C. Cavender, Jeremy T. Brudvik, Jacob O. Wobbrock and Richard E. Ladner (2007) WebinSitu: A Comparative Analysis of Blind and Sighted Browsing Behavior. Proceedings of ASSETS 2007: The Ninth International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility, Tempe, AZ, October 2007. 51-58.

PDF Anna Cavender,  Rahul Vanam,  Dane K. Barney,  Richard E. Ladner, and Eve A. Riskin (2007) MobileASL: Intelligibility of sign language video over mobile phones. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology. London: Taylor and Francis, 1-13.

PDF Anna Cavender, Richard E. Ladner, and Eve A. Riskin (2006) MobileASL: Intelligibility of Sign Language Video as Constrained by Mobile Phone Technology. Proceedings of ASSETS 2006: The Eighth International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility, Portland, Oregon, October 2006, 71-78. Winner of Best Student Technical Paper Award

PDF Frank Ciaramello, Anna Cavender, Sheila Hemami, Eve Riskin, and Richard Ladner (2006) Predicting Intelligibility of Compressed American Sign Language Video With Objective Quality Metrics. International Workshop on Video Processing and Quality Metrics for Consumer Electronics, Scottsdale, Arizona, January 2006.

PDF Anthony J. Hornof & Anna Cavender (2005). EyeDraw: Enabling children with severe motor impairments to draw with their eyes. Proceedings of ACM CHI 2005: Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Portland, Oregon, April 2005. 161-170.

PDF Anthony J. Hornof, Anna Cavender, & Rob Hoselton (2004). EyeDraw: A system for drawing pictures with eye movements. Proceedings of ASSETS 2004: The Sixth International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility, Atlanta, Georgia, October 2004. 86-93.

PDF Anthony J. Hornof, Anna Cavender, & Rob Hoselton (2004). EyeDraw: A system for drawing pictures with the eyes. Extended Abstracts of ACM CHI 2004: Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Vienna, Austria, April 2004. 1251-1254.