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Simon Harper (sharper, sharpic, or harpic)
I’m interested in how disabled users interact with the Web and how the Web, through its design and technology, enables users to interact with it. I believe that by understanding disabled-user’s interaction we enhance our understanding of all users operating in extreme modalities. It is for this reason that I see fundamental research into users with disabilities as a natural preface to wider human factors research. By understanding Web interaction in the context of accessibility, usability, and disability we are better placed to understand, and solve the associated problems of, everyones interactive behaviour.
University of Manchester School of Computer Science Kilburn Building, Oxford Road Manchester, M13 9PL, United Kingdom