Submission for the RDWG Symposium on Text Customization for Readability

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[Title of the Contribution]

1. Problem Description

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2. Background

[Briefly, what is the current state-of-the-art, including previous and related work?]

3. Approach

[How was the problem addressed; what methodologies were used; what strategies were pursued to address the problem?]

4. Challenges

[Major obstacles or difficulties found during the process or that could be encountered in the way forward.]

5. Outcomes

[The main outcomes, lessons learned, and mistakes made, or the expected outcomes and potential pitfalls from this and future research.]

6. Future Research

[What future research does this work suggest? What perspectives does it provide?]


[This section is optional. List citations as in the "References" section below.]


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  1. Tinker, M.A. (1963) Legibility of Print. Ames, Iowa: Iowa State University Press.
  2. Calabrèse, A., Bernard, J.B., Hoffart. L., Faure, G., Barouch, F., Conrath, J., Castet, E. (2010) Small effect of interline spacing on maximal reading speed in low-vision patients with central field loss irrespective of scotoma size. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 51(2), 1247-54. DOI:10.1167/iovs.09-3682
  3. Henry, S.L. (2012). Developing Text Customisation Functionality Requirements of PDF Reader and Other User Agents. In: Miesenberger, K.; Karshmer, A.; Klaus, J.; Zagler, W., eds. Proceedings of Computers Helping People with Special Needs, 13th International Conference, ICCHP 2012, Linz, Austria, July 11-13, 2012. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, pp. 602-609. DOI:10.1007/978-3-642-31522-0_91
  4. Wikipedia. (2012) Parenthetical referencing. Available: Last accessed 1 August 2012.