The 3rd International Workshop on
"Digitization and E-Inclusion in Mathematics and Science 2016" (DEIMS2016)

February 4 - 6, 2016, at Shonan Village Center, Kanagawa, Japan

DEIMS2016 Proceedings: Zip file is also available: 37MB)

Table of Contents

Keynote Lecture

Volker Sorge
"Assistive Technologies for STEM Subjects - From Bitmap Graphics to Fully Accessible Chemical Diagrams", pp. 1-6

Sam Taraporevala
"STEM Education for Blind and Low Vision Students – The Socio-Technical Challenge: The Indian Perspective", pp. 7-14

General Presentation

Fumiyasu Sato and Akio Fujiyoshi
"Recognition of Condensed Structural Formulas of Chemical Compounds Using a Formal Grammar" pp. 15-24

Giovanni Yoko Kristianto, Goran Topić and Akiko Aizawa
"Combining Effectively Math Expressions and Textual Keywords in Math IR", pp. 25-32

Lukáš Másilko and Ondřej Nečas
"From Electronical Questionnaires to Accessible Maths on Web", pp. 33-38

Colin Fitzsimons, Emma Murphy, Catherine Mulwa and Donal Fitzpatrick
"SpatialMaths: a Library for Conveying Content and Structure of Equations", pp. 39-46

A. Jonathan R. Godfrey and James M. P. Curtis
"Simple Authoring of Statistical Analyses by and for Blind People", pp. 47-54

John A. Gardner
"The Progress in Making Figures Universally Accessible"      ...................  55

Noboru Takagi, Shingo Morii and Tatsuo Motoyoshi
"Consideration of the Experiences of Blind People Using Four User Interfaces for Independent Editing of Tactile Graphics", pp. 61-68

A. Jonathan R. Godfrey and Paul Murrell
"Statistical Graphs Made Tactile", pp.69-74

Kunal Kwatra, Renu Kaushik, Lipika Vidawat, Vibha Choudhary, Mayank Aamseek, Kameshwar Chesetti, M. Balakrishnan
"Converting Mathematics Textbook to Tactile Form: Process and Experiences", pp. 75-84

Tetsuya Watanabe and Toshimitsu Yamaguchi
"A Five-Year Practice of the Tactile Map Creation Service", pp. 85-90

Takuya Takaira, Yoshiaki Tani, and Akio Fujiyoshi
"Development of a Semiautomatic Production System for Efficient Production of Multimodal Textbooks", pp. 91-98

Vashkar Bhattacharjee, Farzana Sultana, and Ayesha Parvin
"Production of accessible reading materials including science and mathematics books for the students with print disability of class I-class-X through DAISY standard", pp. 99-108

Yoshiaki Tani, Takuya Takaira, and Akio Fujiyoshi
"Trial Production of Sound-Embedded Accessible PDF", pp. 109-114

Cristian Bernareggi, Andrea Gerino, and Sergio Mascetti
"Accessible Mathematics on Touchscreen Devices: New Opportunities for People with Visual Impairments", pp. 115-124

Davide Cervone, Peter Krautzberger, and Volker Sorge
"Towards ARIA Standards for Mathematical Markup", pp. 125-130

Siddhartha Gupta, Manshul V Belani, Dinesh Kaushal, and M. Balakrishnan
"Microsoft Excel ChartsTM Accessibility: An Affordable and Effective Solution", pp. 131-140

Dorine in ‘t Veld and Davy Kager
"Math notation used in The Netherlands: quick fix or lasting solution?", pp. 141-148

Dominique Archambault and Marie Carpio
"Developing a culture of accessibility in a university context", pp. 149-158

Special Session for Demonstration

Masakazu Suzuki and Katsuhito Yamaguchi
"Current state of Infty system to make STEM documents accessible", pp. 159-160


If you have any questions, please contact Katsuhito Yamaguchi at
The workshop contact e-mail address: deims2016-office "@"
(please remove quotation marks included in the above address)

DEIMS2016 is sponsored by
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research,
Nihon University,
Not-for-Profit Organization: Science Accessibility Net,
Kanagawa Prefecture.

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