Author: Klaus Miesenberger

Klaus Miesenberger

Klaus Miesenberger

Klaus Miesenberger is vice head of Institute Integriert Studieren at the University of Linz, Austria. He has a background computer science and economics. He is responsible for R&D and teaching at the institute which also runs a service centre for students with disabilities. In 2000 he was guest professor at the Université Claude Bernard, Lyon II. He gives lectures at different Austrian universities and teacher training academies. His research and teaching is related to Assistive Technologies, eAccessibility and Design for All. He has been involved in more than 60 national and international R&D projects in these fields. He:





  • chairs the working group “Computer Science with/for People with Special Needs” of the Austrian Computer Society.


  • acts as the organising and publishing chair of ICCHP (International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs


  • is member of the scientific and professional societies IFIP, working group 13.3 (HCI and People with Special Needs), OCG, AAATE and FEDORA


  • is member of the board of ALS (Arbeitsgemeinschaft zur Lehr- und Lernmittelerstellung für Sehgeschädigte), responsible for access to school books for school children in electronic form, co-operation with authors and publishers and general management


  • is the founder and the chair of the international association “International Computer Camps”, organising annual computer training events for young blind and visually handicapped students. More than 1000 blind and visually handicapped students from more than 30 countries took part in these events since 1993.


  • is co-founder of the association UNIABILITY, the organisation of professional counsellors for students with disabilities or chronic diseases at universities in Austria.


  • acts as the managing director of National Contact Point for EDeAN (European Design for All e-Accessibility Network)


  • is the scientific co-ordinator for two University distance learning courses, both four semesters: “Barrier Free Web Design” and “Assistive Technologies”


  • set up and chairs the Regional Competence Centre IT for People with disabilities (KI-I) for the Regional Government Upper Austria


  • is President of the Association for the Advancement of Assistive Technology in Europe (AAATE)


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Publications

Publication period start: 1994
Publication period end: 2014
Number of co-authors: 66

Co-authors

Number of publications with favourite co-authors
Joachim Klaus
6
Dominique Archambault
7
Bernhard Stoger
8

Productive Colleagues

Most productive colleagues in number of publications
Arthur I. Karshmer
35
Andreas Holzinger
50
Andreas M. Kunz
73

Publications

Crombie, David, Lenoir, Roger, McKenzie, Neil, Miesenberger, Klaus (2004): Interfacing the Interface: Unification Through Separation. In: Proceedings of the 8th ERCIM Workshop on User Interfaces for All , 2004, . pp. 125. http://www.springerlink.com/openurl.asp?genre=article&issn=0302-9743&volume=3196&spage=125

Stoger, Bernhard, Miesenberger, Klaus, Batusic, Mario (2004): Mathematical Working Environment for the Blind Motivation and Basic Ideas. In: Klaus, Joachim, Miesenberger, Klaus, Zagler, Wolfgang L., Burger, Dominique (eds.) ICCHP 2004 - Computers Helping People with Special Needs - 9th International Conference July 7-9, 2004, Paris, France. pp. 656-663. http://link.springer.de/link/service/series/0558/bibs/3118/31180656.htm

Ossmann, Roland, Miesenberger, Klaus (2006): Guidelines for the Development of Accessible Computer Games. In: Miesenberger, Klaus, Klaus, Joachim, Zagler, Wolfgang L., Karshmer, Arthur I. (eds.) ICCHP 2006 - Computers Helping People with Special Needs, 10th International Conference July 11-13, 2006, Linz, Austria. pp. 403-406. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/11788713_60

Ortner, Daniela, Batusic, Mario, Miesenberger, Klaus (2004): Postgraduate Course on Accessible Web Design. In: Klaus, Joachim, Miesenberger, Klaus, Zagler, Wolfgang L., Burger, Dominique (eds.) ICCHP 2004 - Computers Helping People with Special Needs - 9th International Conference July 7-9, 2004, Paris, France. pp. 183-186. http://link.springer.de/link/service/series/0558/bibs/3118/31180183.htm

Petz, Andrea, Miesenberger, Klaus (2002): ECDL® PD - Using a Well Known Standard to Lift Barriers on the Labour Market. In: Miesenberger, Klaus, Klaus, Joachim, Zagler, Wolfgang L. (eds.) ICCHP 2002 - Computers Helping People with Special Needs - 8th International Conference July 15-20, 2002, Linz, Austria. pp. 723-730. http://link.springer.de/link/service/series/0558/bibs/2398/23980723.htm

Petz, Andrea, Miesenberger, Klaus (2006): ECDL bf: Equal Opportunities Through Equal Access to an ECDL E-Learning Solution. In: Miesenberger, Klaus, Klaus, Joachim, Zagler, Wolfgang L., Karshmer, Arthur I. (eds.) ICCHP 2006 - Computers Helping People with Special Needs, 10th International Conference July 11-13, 2006, Linz, Austria. pp. 560-567. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/11788713_83

Petz, Andrea, Miesenberger, Klaus, Stoger, Bernhard (2002): Developing Academic Skills among Print Disabled Students: IT Based Austrian-Wide Network f. In: Miesenberger, Klaus, Klaus, Joachim, Zagler, Wolfgang L. (eds.) ICCHP 2002 - Computers Helping People with Special Needs - 8th International Conference July 15-20, 2002, Linz, Austria. pp. 739-746. http://link.springer.de/link/service/series/0558/bibs/2398/23980739.htm

Pühretmair, Franz, Miesenberger, Klaus (2006): Accessible Information Space to Promote Accessible Tourism. In: Miesenberger, Klaus, Klaus, Joachim, Zagler, Wolfgang L., Karshmer, Arthur I. (eds.) ICCHP 2006 - Computers Helping People with Special Needs, 10th International Conference July 11-13, 2006, Linz, Austria. pp. 329-336. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/11788713_49

Stoger, Bernhard, Batusic, Mario, Miesenberger, Klaus, Haindl, Philipp (2006): Supporting Blind Students in Navigation and Manipulation of Mathematical Expressions: Basi. In: Miesenberger, Klaus, Klaus, Joachim, Zagler, Wolfgang L., Karshmer, Arthur I. (eds.) ICCHP 2006 - Computers Helping People with Special Needs, 10th International Conference July 11-13, 2006, Linz, Austria. pp. 1235-1242. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/11788713_178

Stoger, Bernhard, Miesenberger, Klaus (1994): Modellversuch \"Informatik für Blinde. In: Zagler, Wolfgang L., Bushy, Geoff, Wagner, Roland (eds.) ICCHP94 - Computers for Handicapped Persons - 4th International Conference September 14-16, 1994, Vienna, Austria. pp. 244-245.

Stoger, Bernhard, Miesenberger, Klaus (1994): The Conventional Braille Display - State of Art and Future Perspectives. In: Zagler, Wolfgang L., Bushy, Geoff, Wagner, Roland (eds.) ICCHP94 - Computers for Handicapped Persons - 4th International Conference September 14-16, 1994, Vienna, Austria. pp. 447-454.

Wagner, Roland, Stoger, Bernhard, Miesenberger, Klaus (1994): Educational Endeavour \"Computer Science for the Blind\" - State of the Art and Experience. In: Zagler, Wolfgang L., Bushy, Geoff, Wagner, Roland (eds.) ICCHP94 - Computers for Handicapped Persons - 4th International Conference September 14-16, 1994, Vienna, Austria. pp. 236-243.

Nussbaum, Gerhard, Miesenberger, Klaus (2004): SmartX - Enabling Traditional Environmental Control to Use Standard HCI. In: Klaus, Joachim, Miesenberger, Klaus, Zagler, Wolfgang L., Burger, Dominique (eds.) ICCHP 2004 - Computers Helping People with Special Needs - 9th International Conference July 7-9, 2004, Paris, France. pp. 945-952. http://link.springer.de/link/service/series/0558/bibs/3118/31180945.htm

Ossmann, Roland, Archambault, Dominique, Miesenberger, Klaus (2008): Accessibility Issues in Game-Like Interfaces. In: Miesenberger, Klaus, Klaus, Joachim, Zagler, Wolfgang L., Karshmer, Arthur I. (eds.) ICCHP 2008 - Computers Helping People with Special Needs - 11th International Conference July 9-11, 2008, Linz, Austria. pp. 601-604. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-70540-6_85

Archambault, Dominique, Ossmann, Roland, Miesenberger, Klaus (2008): Towards Generalised Accessibility of Computer Games Introduction to the Special Thematic S. In: Miesenberger, Klaus, Klaus, Joachim, Zagler, Wolfgang L., Karshmer, Arthur I. (eds.) ICCHP 2008 - Computers Helping People with Special Needs - 11th International Conference July 9-11, 2008, Linz, Austria. pp. 542-544. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-70540-6_77

Stephan, Federsel, Miesenberger, Klaus (2008): Chemical Workbench for Blind People - Accessing the Structure of Chemical Formula. In: Miesenberger, Klaus, Klaus, Joachim, Zagler, Wolfgang L., Karshmer, Arthur I. (eds.) ICCHP 2008 - Computers Helping People with Special Needs - 11th International Conference July 9-11, 2008, Linz, Austria. pp. 953-960. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-70540-6_143

Ossmann, Roland, Miesenberger, Klaus, Archambault, Dominique (2008): A Computer Game Designed for All. In: Miesenberger, Klaus, Klaus, Joachim, Zagler, Wolfgang L., Karshmer, Arthur I. (eds.) ICCHP 2008 - Computers Helping People with Special Needs - 11th International Conference July 9-11, 2008, Linz, Austria. pp. 585-592. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-70540-6_83

Nussbaum, Gerhard, Batusic, Mario, Fahrengruber, Claudia, Miesenberger, Klaus (2008): Proposal for a Structure Mark-Up Supporting Accessibility for the Next Generation (X)HTML-. In: Miesenberger, Klaus, Klaus, Joachim, Zagler, Wolfgang L., Karshmer, Arthur I. (eds.) ICCHP 2008 - Computers Helping People with Special Needs - 11th International Conference July 9-11, 2008, Linz, Austria. pp. 418-425. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-70540-6_60

Hengstberger, Barbara, Miesenberger, Klaus, Batusic, Mario, Chelbat, Noura, García, Andrés Rodríguez (2008): Joint Study Programme on Accessible Web Design. In: Miesenberger, Klaus, Klaus, Joachim, Zagler, Wolfgang L., Karshmer, Arthur I. (eds.) ICCHP 2008 - Computers Helping People with Special Needs - 11th International Conference July 9-11, 2008, Linz, Austria. pp. 182-189. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-70540-6_26

Miesenberger, Klaus, Ossmann, Roland, Archambault, Dominique, Searle, Gig, Holzinger, Andreas (2008): More Than Just a Game: Accessibility in Computer Games. In: Holzinger, Andreas (eds.) USAB 2008 - 4th Symposium of the Workgroup Human-Computer Interaction and Usability Engineering of the Austrian Computer Society November 20-21, 2008, Graz, Austria. pp. 247-260. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-89350-9_18

Commentary for Tactile Interaction chapter of The Encyclopedia of Human-Computer Interaction, 2nd Ed..

Kunz, Andreas M., Miesenberger, Klaus (2014): Accessibility of Non-verbal Communication - Introduction to the Session. In: Miesenberger, Klaus, Fels, Deborah, Archambault, Dominique, Perfuiz, Petr (eds.) 14th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs July 9-11, 2014, Paris, France. pp. 205-208. http://www.springerprofessional.de/038---accessibility-of-brainstorming-sessions-for-blind-people/5190140.html

Miesenberger, Klaus, Fels, Deborah, Archambault, Dominique, Perfuiz, Petr (eds.) 14th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs July 9-11, 2014, Paris, France.

Miesenberger, Klaus, Klaus, Joachim, Zagler, Wolfgang L., Karshmer, Arthur I. (eds.) ICCHP 2008 - Computers Helping People with Special Needs - 11th International Conference July 9-11, 2008, Linz, Austria.

Nussbaum, Gerhard, Miesenberger, Klaus (2004): The Assistive Home - More than Just Another Approach to Independent Living?. In: Klaus, Joachim, Miesenberger, Klaus, Zagler, Wolfgang L., Burger, Dominique (eds.) ICCHP 2004 - Computers Helping People with Special Needs - 9th International Conference July 7-9, 2004, Paris, France. pp. 891-897. http://link.springer.de/link/service/series/0558/bibs/3118/31180891.htm

Karshmer, Arthur I., Gupta, G., Pontelli, E., Miesenberger, Klaus, Ammalai, N., Gopal, D., Batusic, M., Stoger, B., Palmer, B., Guo, H.-F. (2004): UMA: a system for universal mathematics accessibility. In: Sixth Annual ACM Conference on Assistive Technologies , 2004, . pp. 55-62. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1028630.1028642

Miesenberger, Klaus, Klaus, Joachim, Zagler, Wolfgang L., Karshmer, Arthur I. (eds.) ICCHP 2006 - Computers Helping People with Special Needs, 10th International Conference July 11-13, 2006, Linz, Austria.

Miesenberger, Klaus, Petz, A., Leahy, D. (2003): ECDL PD: Access to a Standard Certificate Based on Universal Access to HCI. In: Stephanidis, Constantine (eds.) Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction June 22-27, 2003, Crete, Greece. pp. 1153-1157.

Batusic, M., Miesenberger, Klaus, Stoger, B. (2003): Parser for the Marburg Mathematical Braille Notation NIDRR Project: Universal Math Convert. In: Stephanidis, Constantine (eds.) Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction June 22-27, 2003, Crete, Greece. pp. 1260-1264.

Archambault, Dominique, Stoger, Bernhard, Batusic, Mario, Fahrengruber, Claudia, Miesenberger, Klaus (2007): A software model to support collaborative mathematical work between braille and sighted us. In: Ninth Annual ACM Conference on Assistive Technologies , 2007, . pp. 115-122. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1296843.1296864

Miesenberger, Klaus, Klaus, Joachim (eds.) ICCHP-International Conference on Computer helping people with special needs Juli 9-11, 2008, Linz, Austria.

Miesenberger, Klaus, Klaus, Joachim (eds.) ICCHP- 11th International Conference on Computer helping people with special needs Juli 9-11, 2008, Linz, Austria.

Karshmer, Arthur I., Gupta, Gopal, Miesenberger, Klaus, Pontelli, Enrico, Guo, Hai-Feng (2001): The development of a tool to enhance communications between blind and sighted mathematicia. In: Stephanidis, Constantine (eds.) HCI International 2001 - Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction August 5-10, 2001, New Orleans, USA. pp. 929-933.

Miesenberger, Klaus, Bexten, Erdmuthe Meyer zu (2001): Call centre - Vocational integration and new software applications for blind and visually . In: Stephanidis, Constantine (eds.) HCI International 2001 - Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction August 5-10, 2001, New Orleans, USA. pp. 603-607.

Miesenberger, Klaus, Klaus, Joachim, Zagler, Wolfgang L. (eds.) ICCHP 2002 - Computers Helping People with Special Needs - 8th International Conference July 15-20, 2002, Linz, Austria.

Klaus, Joachim, Miesenberger, Klaus, Zagler, Wolfgang L., Burger, Dominique (eds.) ICCHP 2004 - Computers Helping People with Special Needs - 9th International Conference July 7-9, 2004, Paris, France.

Archambault, Dominique, Fitzpatrick, Donal, Gupta, Gopal, Karshmer, Arthur I., Miesenberger, Klaus, Pontelli, Enrico (2004): Towards a Universal Maths Conversion Library. In: Klaus, Joachim, Miesenberger, Klaus, Zagler, Wolfgang L., Burger, Dominique (eds.) ICCHP 2004 - Computers Helping People with Special Needs - 9th International Conference July 7-9, 2004, Paris, France. pp. 664-669. http://link.springer.de/link/service/series/0558/bibs/3118/31180664.htm

Leitner, Marie-Luise, Miesenberger, Klaus, Ortner, Daniela, Strauss, Christine (2006): Web Accessibility Conformity Assessment - Implementation Alternatives for a Quality Mark i. In: Miesenberger, Klaus, Klaus, Joachim, Zagler, Wolfgang L., Karshmer, Arthur I. (eds.) ICCHP 2006 - Computers Helping People with Special Needs, 10th International Conference July 11-13, 2006, Linz, Austria. pp. 271-278. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/11788713_41

Hammerschmid, Ruth, Miesenberger, Klaus, Stoger, Bernhard (2002): Harmonisation of the Copyright Law throughout the European Union - A Challenge for All Pri. In: Miesenberger, Klaus, Klaus, Joachim, Zagler, Wolfgang L. (eds.) ICCHP 2002 - Computers Helping People with Special Needs - 8th International Conference July 15-20, 2002, Linz, Austria. pp. 321-328. http://link.springer.de/link/service/series/0558/bibs/2398/23980321.htm

Feyerer, Ewald, Miesenberger, Klaus, Wohlhart, David (2002): ICT and Assistive Technology in Teachers Education and Training. In: Miesenberger, Klaus, Klaus, Joachim, Zagler, Wolfgang L. (eds.) ICCHP 2002 - Computers Helping People with Special Needs - 8th International Conference July 15-20, 2002, Linz, Austria. pp. 107-114. http://link.springer.de/link/service/series/0558/bibs/2398/23980107.htm

Katoh, Hiroshi, Pauly, Martin, Hara, Shunsuke, Nagaoka, Hideji, Miesenberger, Klaus (2002): Learning from Each Other: Comparing the Service Provision for Blind and Visually-Impaired . In: Miesenberger, Klaus, Klaus, Joachim, Zagler, Wolfgang L. (eds.) ICCHP 2002 - Computers Helping People with Special Needs - 8th International Conference July 15-20, 2002, Linz, Austria. pp. 753-755. http://link.springer.de/link/service/series/0558/bibs/2398/23980753.htm

Miesenberger, Klaus, Morandell, Martin, Petz, Andrea, Leahy, Denise (2004): ECDL-PD: International Co-operation to Keep the Syllabus and MQTB Open for Everybody. In: Klaus, Joachim, Miesenberger, Klaus, Zagler, Wolfgang L., Burger, Dominique (eds.) ICCHP 2004 - Computers Helping People with Special Needs - 9th International Conference July 7-9, 2004, Paris, France. pp. 164-170. http://link.springer.de/link/service/series/0558/bibs/3118/31180164.htm

Miesenberger, Klaus, Nussbaum, Gerhard, Bartsch, Martin, Mayrhofer, Thomas, Strobl-Mairhofer, Christoph (2006): IRCS - Infra Red Code System: Access to Infra Red Codes for Ambient and Assisted Living. In: Miesenberger, Klaus, Klaus, Joachim, Zagler, Wolfgang L., Karshmer, Arthur I. (eds.) ICCHP 2006 - Computers Helping People with Special Needs, 10th International Conference July 11-13, 2006, Linz, Austria. pp. 488-491. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/11788713_73

Miesenberger, Klaus, Ortner, Daniela (2006): Raising the Expertise of Web Designers Through Training - The Experience of BFWD - Accessi. In: Miesenberger, Klaus, Klaus, Joachim, Zagler, Wolfgang L., Karshmer, Arthur I. (eds.) ICCHP 2006 - Computers Helping People with Special Needs, 10th International Conference July 11-13, 2006, Linz, Austria. pp. 253-257. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/11788713_38

Miesenberger, Klaus, Ruemer, Reinhard (2006): Schulbuch Barrierefrei (Accessible School Books) - Co-operation Between Publishers and Ser. In: Miesenberger, Klaus, Klaus, Joachim, Zagler, Wolfgang L., Karshmer, Arthur I. (eds.) ICCHP 2006 - Computers Helping People with Special Needs, 10th International Conference July 11-13, 2006, Linz, Austria. pp. 32-39. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/11788713_6

Mühlehner, Mario, Miesenberger, Klaus (2004): HeadControl+: A Multi-modal Input Device. In: Klaus, Joachim, Miesenberger, Klaus, Zagler, Wolfgang L., Burger, Dominique (eds.) ICCHP 2004 - Computers Helping People with Special Needs - 9th International Conference July 7-9, 2004, Paris, France. pp. 774-781. http://link.springer.de/link/service/series/0558/bibs/3118/31180774.htm

Kottstorfer, Marco, Miesenberger, Klaus (2002): Virtual Libraries Initiatives with Usable Results for Print Disabled People. In: Miesenberger, Klaus, Klaus, Joachim, Zagler, Wolfgang L. (eds.) ICCHP 2002 - Computers Helping People with Special Needs - 8th International Conference July 15-20, 2002, Linz, Austria. pp. 366-373. http://link.springer.de/link/service/series/0558/bibs/2398/23980366.htm

Matausch, Kerstin, Hengstberger, Barbara, Miesenberger, Klaus (2006): \"Assistec\" - A University Course on Assistive Technologies. In: Miesenberger, Klaus, Klaus, Joachim, Zagler, Wolfgang L., Karshmer, Arthur I. (eds.) ICCHP 2006 - Computers Helping People with Special Needs, 10th International Conference July 11-13, 2006, Linz, Austria. pp. 361-368. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/11788713_54

Kunz, Andreas M., Miesenberger, Klaus, Mühlhäuser, Max, Alavi, Ali, Pölzer, Stephan, Pöll, Daniel, Heumader, Peter, Schnelle-Walka, Dirk (2014): Accessibility of Brainstorming Sessions for Blind People. In: Miesenberger, Klaus, Fels, Deborah, Archambault, Dominique, Perfuiz, Petr (eds.) 14th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs July 9-11, 2014, Paris, France. pp. 237-244. http://www.springerprofessional.de/038---accessibility-of-brainstorming-sessions-for-blind-people/5190140.html