Relevant Researchers

From Research Questions Task Force

This page provides a list of researchers and key publications, grouped by subject of interest to RQTF. It's intended to support RQTF in identifying people who could help with specific research questions the TF is expected to answer. It is not intended to be an exhaustive and definitive catalog of publications or researchers.

Authentication and Security

Relevant papers and authors

Leveraging human computation for pure-text Human Interaction Proofs

Published 2016.

Co-authored by

  • Kemal Bicakci (TOBB University of Ergonomics and Technology, Ankara)
  • Hakan Ezgi Kiziloz (TOBB University of Ergonomics and Technology, Ankara)

Privacy Concerns and Behaviors of People with Visual Impairments

Published 2015.

Co-authored by:

  • Tousif Ahmed (Indiana University)
  • Roberto Hoyle (Indiana University)
  • Kay Connelly (Indiana University)
  • David Crandall (Indiana University)
  • Apu Kapadia (Indiana University)

Under the table: tap authentication for smartphones

Published 2013.

Co-authored by:

  • Diogo Marques (LaSIGE, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal)
  • Tiago Guerreiro (LaSIGE, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal)
  • Luís Duarte (LaSIGE, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal)
  • Luís Carriço (LaSIGE, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal)

Investigating User Behavior for Authentication Methods: A Comparison between Individuals with Down Syndrome and Neurotypical Users

Published 2013.

Co-authored by:

  • Yao Ma (Taiyuan University of Technology)
  • Jinjuan Feng (Towson University and UMBC)
  • Libby Kumin (Loyola University Maryland)
  • Jonathan Lazar (Harvard University and Towson University)

The SoundsRight CAPTCHA: an improved approach to audio human interaction proofs for blind users

Published 2012.

Co-authored by:

  • Jonathan Lazar (Towson University)
  • Jinjuan Feng (Towson University)
  • Tim Brooks (Towson University)
  • Genna Melamed (Towson University)
  • Brian Wentz (Towson University)
  • Jon Holman (Towson University)
  • Abiodun Olalere (Towson University)
  • Nnanna Ekedebe (Towson University)

PassChords: secure multi-touch authentication for blind people

Published 2012.

Co-authored by:

  • Shiri Azkenot (University of Washington)
  • Kyle Rector (University of Washington)
  • Richard Ladner (University of Washington)
  • Jacob Wobbrock (University of Washington)

Accessibility of CAPTCHA methods and other publications on accessible CAPTCHA

Published 2011.

Co-authored by:

  • Sajad Shirali-Shahreza (University of Toronto)
  • M. Hassan Shirali-Shahreza (Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran)

Evaluating existing audio CAPTCHAs and an interface optimized for non-visual use

Published 2009.

Co-authored by:

  • Jeffrey Bigham (Carnegie Mellon University)
  • Anna Cavender (Google)


Topics relevant to Silver TF

Note: The Silver TF may be seeking input to a range of research questions relating to the next generation of accessibility guidelines, so this section may become subdivided into more thematic groups. As a starter, the following are researchers and research groups who have conducted research into the effectiveness of WCAG and other accessibility guidelines: