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1 IRIT - Institut de recherche en informatique de Toulouse 2 CLLE-LTC - Cognition, Langues, Langage, Ergonomie

Abstract : This paper presents the results of an experiment conducted with nine blind subjects for the evaluation of two audio restitution methods for headings, using Text-To-Speech. We used specialized audio and two voices to demarcate headings. This work is part of a research project which focuses on structural in-formation accessibility for the blind in digital documents.

Keywords : Accessibility of Digital Document Blind People Document Structure Text-to-Speech Specialized Audio

Author: Laurent Sorin - Julie Lemarié - Nathalie Aussenac-Gilles - Mustapha Mojahid - Bernard Oriola -



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