Master of Science
Dr. Helmut Jurgenson
In this thesis accessibility problems with websites for vision-impaired persons are discussed in detail. General accessibility problems and those specific to e-commerce websites,especially on-line shopping websites are discussed. Accessibility problems are analyzed from the perspective of a screen reader user. As a solution for the accessibility problems identified, the WCAG 2.0 guidelines are reviewed and new changes are proposed to improve the existing guidelines. Enhanced solutions using tactile media capable of providing a better web browsing experience for vision-impaired persons are also discussed.
Bose, Roopa, "Accessibility of E-Commerce Websites for Vision Impaired Persons" (2014). Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository. 1916.