• Accessibility Study of interactive maps and design recommendation to enhance screen reader accessibility 

      Hasan, Sayed Kamrul (MAUU;2020, Master thesis, 2020)
      Digital maps have been an integral part of modern life. We use digital maps online and offline on our smartphones, tablets, computers, kiosks, etc. Whether to venture into an unknown location, check the latest traffic ...
    • Captioning for the DHH 

      Tunold, Siv (Master thesis, 2019)
      The main rule in Norway is that all ICT solutions have to be universally designed, and this is covered in the gender equality and anti-discrimination law. One of the most common faults in web-sites today are the lack of ...
    • Digital Volunteers in Disaster Response: Accessibility Challenges 

      Radianti, Jaziar; Gjøsæter, Terje (Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence;Volume 11573, Conference object; Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-07-04)
      The emergence of the Digital Humanitarian Volunteer (DHV) movements when disaster strikes have drawn the attention of researchers and practitioners in the emergency management and humanitarian domain. While there are ...
    • Evaluating Accessibility and Usability of an Experimental Situational Awareness Room 

      Gjøsæter, Terje; Radianti, Jaziar (Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing;Vol 776, Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2018-06-24)
      New advanced emergency management facilities such as a control room which is equipped with advanced ICT technologies should consider universal design principles and ensure the accessibility and usability of some important ...
    • Evaluation of universal design of ICT in emergency management websites: An earthquake scenario of Nepal 

      Bhandari, Anup (MAUU;2020, Master thesis, 2020)
      This research study is about an investigation on the accessibility and usability issues that people of Nepal have faced while using earthquake-related emergency management websites in the context of Universal Design. There ...
    • Metrics for Ensuring Security and Privacy of Information Sharing Tools for Improved City Resilience: A Review Approach 

      Radianti, Jaziar; Gjøsæter, Terje (International Journal of Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management;Volume 9 • Issue 3 • July-September 2017, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      City resilience is a pressing issue worldwide since the majority of the population resides in urban areas. When disaster strikes, the consequences will be more severe in the cities. To achieve resilience, different ...
    • Perceivability of Map Information for Disaster Situations for People with Low Vision 

      Tunold, Siv; Radianti, Jaziar; Gjøsæter, Terje; Chen, Weiqin (Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence;Volume 11572, Conference object; Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-07-03)
      Digital maps have become increasingly popular in disaster situation to provide overview of information. However, these maps have also created barriers for many people, particularly people with visual impairments. Existing ...
    • Reduce Women Sexual Violence Smartly Through Technology 

      Haque, Sadiah (Master thesis, 2019)
      In recent years, acts of sexual violence against women are increasing at a terrifying rate (Mahajan, Reddy, & Rajput, 2016). United Nations says sexual violence includes a host of harmful behaviors directed at women and ...
    • Secure and Privacy-Preserving Information Sharing for Enhanced Resilience 

      Radianti, Jaziar; Gjøsæter, Terje (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      City resilience is a pressing issue worldwide since the majority of the population resides in urban areas. When disaster strikes, the consequences will be more severe in the cities. To achieve resilience, different entities ...
    • Study of web accessibilityiIssues in Mozambique 

      Gupta, Suraj (MAUU;2020, Master thesis, 2020)
      The World Wide Web, also commonly known as the “web”, has become an integral part of everyone’s daily life. Yet, it is still inaccessible in many ways for different web users. People with disabilities are found most affected ...
    • Towards an Indoor Navigation Application for Emergency Evacuations and Persons with Visual Impairments – Experiences from First Responders and End Users 

      Giannoumis, George Anthony; Gjøsæter, Terje; Paupini, Cristina (IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology;Volume 575, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-06-04)
      As natural and human disaster are increasingly affecting people’s lives around the globe in a growing and variegated way, the need to be prepared for a variety of conditions is imperative. Notwithstanding the relevance of ...
    • Towards Situational Disability-aware Universally Designed Information Support Systems for Enhanced Situational Awareness 

      Gjøsæter, Terje; Radianti, Jaziar; Chen, Weiqin (Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management;ISCRAM 2020 Conference Proceedings – 17th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management, Chapter; Conference object; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      This paper takes on the challenge of designing situational awareness information systems that take into account not only the prevalence of so-called demons of situational awareness, but also situational disabilities that ...
    • Understanding Situational Disabilities and Situational Awareness in Disasters 

      Gjøsæter, Terje; Radianti, Jaziar; Chen, Weiqin (Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management;, Chapter; Conference object; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      In this paper, a scenario-based approach augmented with personas typically used in universal design and interactive design domains is used to illustrate the occurrence of situational disabilities in emergency situations, ...
    • Universal Design of ICT for Emergency Management from Stakeholders’ Perspective - A Systematic Literature Review 

      Gjøsæter, Terje; Radianti, Jaziar; Chen, Weiqin (Information Systems Frontiers;, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-11-06)
      While Universal Design principles have been adopted in many areas to ensure that products and services are usable for the broadest possible diversity of users, there is still an open area when it comes to the emergency ...
    • Universal design of ICT for emergency management: A systematic literature review and research agenda 

      Gjøsæter, Terje; Radianti, Jaziar; Chen, Weiqin (Lecture Notes in Computer Science;LNCS, volume 10907, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-06-05)
      The primary objectives of this article are to give a systematic overview of the current state of the emerging research field of Universal Design of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for Emergency Management, ...
    • Universal Design of Information Sharing Tools for Disaster Risk Reduction 

      Radianti, Jaziar; Gjøsæter, Terje; Chen, Weiqin (IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology;Vol 516, Journal article; Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2019-04-18)
      Disaster information sharing tools are an important aspect of disaster resilience, and it is of utmost importance that these tools are accessible and usable for as many potential users as possible. In this paper, we evaluate ...
    • Universally Designed Beacon-Assisted Indoor Navigation for Emergency Evacuations 

      Giannoumis, G. Anthony; Gjøsæter, Terje; Radianti, Jaziar; Paupini, Cristina (IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology;Volume 550; ITDRR 2018: Information Technology in Disaster Risk Reduction, Chapter; Conference object; Peer reviewed, 2019-10-02)
      The United Nations (UN) Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) obligates national governments to ensure the protection and safety of persons with disabilities in emergency situations. This article ...
    • Universally designede earthquake management system in Pakistan 

      Ljaz, Ahmad (MAUU;2020, Master thesis, 2020)
      The broad objective of this research is to analyze how the research field of Universal Design of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) can save lives from emergencies and disasters. The primary objective of this ...
    • A User-Centered Approach to Digital Household Risk Management 

      Paupini, Cristina; Giannoumis, G. Anthony; Gjøsæter, Terje (Communications in Computer and Information Science;Volume 1226, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-07-10)
      Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to become as common as electricity (OECD 2016) and there is a high probability for connected homes to become central parts of critical societal. IoT technologies might access, manage ...