Publications

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2023

Emma McDonnell, Kelly Avery Mack, Kathrin Gerling, Katta Spiel, Cynthia Bennett, Robin N. Brewer, Rua M. Williams, and Garreth W. Tigwell. 2023. Tackling the Lack of a Practical Guide in Disability-Centered Research. In The 25th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS ’23), October 22–25, 2023, New York, NY, USA. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 5 pages. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3597638.3615650

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Sanzida Mojib Luna, Garreth W. Tigwell, Konstantinos Papangelis, and Jiangnan Xu. 2023. Communication and Collaboration Among DHH People in a Co-located Collaborative Multiplayer AR Environment. In The 25th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS ’23), October 22–25, 2023, New York, NY, USA. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 5 pages. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3597638.3614479

• Acceptance rate: 52% – Paper PDF

Chloe Keilers, Garreth W. Tigwell, and Roshan L. Peiris. 2023. Data Visualization Accessibility for Blind and Low Vision Audiences. In: Antona, M., Stephanidis, C. (eds) Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 14020. Springer, Cham. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-35681-0_26

• HCII ’23 conference paper – Paper PDF

Sarah Andrew, Stacey Watson, Tae Oh, and Garreth W. Tigwell. 2023. Authentication Challenges in Customer Service Settings Experienced by Deaf and Hard of Hearing People. In Extended Abstracts of the 2023 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA ’23), April 23–28, 2023, Hamburg, Germany. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 8 pages. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3544549.3585707

• Acceptance rate: 34% – Paper PDF

Nash Lyke, Benjamin M. Gorman, and Garreth W. Tigwell. 2023. Exploring the Accessibility of Crypto Technologies. In Extended Abstracts of the 2023 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA ’23), April 23–28, 2023, Hamburg, Germany. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 10 pages. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3544549.3585746

• Acceptance rate: 34% – Paper PDF

Laleh Nourian, Kristen Shinohara, and Garreth W. Tigwell. 2023. Understanding Discussions Around Culture Within Courses Covering Topics on Accessibility and Disability at U.S. Universities. In CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’23), April 23–28, 2023, Hamburg, Germany. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 14 pages. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3544548.3581533

• 🏵️ Honorable Mention (top 5%). Acceptance rate: 28.39% – Paper PDF

2022

Sarah Andrew and Garreth W. Tigwell. 2022. Accessible Design is Mediated by Job Support Structures and Knowledge Gained Through Design Career Pathways. Proc. ACM Hum.-Comput. Interact. 6, CSCW2, Article 487 (November 2022), 24 pages. ACM, New York, NY, USA. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3555588

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Athira Pillai, Kristen Shinohara, and Garreth W. Tigwell. 2022. Website Builders Still Contribute To Inaccessible Web Design. In The 24th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS ’22), October 23–26, 2022, Athens, Greece. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 4 pages. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3517428.3550368

• Acceptance rate: 59% – Paper PDF

Urvashi Kokate, Kristen Shinohara, and Garreth W. Tigwell. 2022. Exploring Accessibility Features and Plug-ins for Digital Prototyping Tools. In The 24th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS ’22), October 23–26, 2022, Athens, Greece. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 4 pages. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3517428.3550391

• Acceptance rate: 59% – Paper PDF

Laleh Nourian, Kristen Shinohara, and Garreth W. Tigwell. 2022. Digital Accessibility in Iran: An Investigation Focusing on Iran’s National Policies on Accessibility and Disability Support. In The 24th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS ’22), October 23–26, 2022, Athens, Greece. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 5 pages. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3517428.3550385

• Acceptance rate: 59% – Paper PDF

Manisha Kamarushi, Stacey L. Watson, Garreth W. Tigwell, and Roshan L. Peiris. 2022. OneButtonPIN: A Single Button Authentication Method for Blind and Low Vision Users to Improve Accessibility and Prevent Eavesdropping. Proc. ACM Hum.-Comput. Interact. 6, MHCI, Article 212 (September 2022), 22 pages. ACM, New York, NY, USA. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3546747

• 🏆 Best Paper – Paper PDF

Rachel Menzies, Garreth W. Tigwell, and Michael Crabb. 2022. Author Reflections on Creating Accessible Academic Papers. ACM Trans. Access. Comput. 15, 4, Article 33 (December 2022), 36 pages. ACM, New York, NY, USA. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3546195

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Jaisie Sin, Cosmin Munteanu, Michael Nixon, Velian Pandeliev, Garreth W. Tigwell, Kristen Shinohara, Anthony Tang, and Steve Szigeti. 2022. Uncovering inclusivity gaps in design pedagogy through the digital design marginalization framework. Front. Comput. Sci. 4:822090. DOI:https://doi.org/10.3389/fcomp.2022.822090

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Esha Shandilya, Mingming Fan, and Garreth W. Tigwell. 2022. "I need to be professional until my new team uses emoji, GIFs, or memes first": New Collaborators’ Perspectives on Using Non-Textual Communication in Virtual Workspaces. In CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’22), April 29–May 5, 2022, New Orleans, LA, USA. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 13 pages. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3491102.3517514

• Acceptance rate: 24.7% – Paper PDF

Connor Geddes, David R. Flatla, Garreth W. Tigwell, and Roshan Peiris. 2022. Improving Colour Patterns to Assist People with Colour Vision Deficiency. In CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’22), April 29–May 5, 2022, New Orleans, LA, USA. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 17 pages. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3491102.3502024

• Acceptance rate: 24.7% – Paper PDF

2021

Becca Dingman, Garreth W. Tigwell, and Kristen Shinohara. 2021. Interview and Think Aloud Accessibility for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Participants in Design Research. In The 23rd International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS '21), October 18–22, 2021, Virtual Event, USA. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 3 pages. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3441852.3476526

• Acceptance rate: 61.8% – Paper PDF

Becca Dingman, Garreth W. Tigwell, and Kristen Shinohara. 2021. Designing a Podcast Platform for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Users. In The 23rd International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS '21), October 18–22, 2021, Virtual Event, USA. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 4 Pages. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3441852.3476523

• Acceptance rate: 61.8% – Paper PDF

Garreth W. Tigwell, Kristen Shinohara, and Michael McQuaid. 2021. If You Don't Build It, They Won't Come: HCI has an Inaccessibility Problem. In Human Computer Interaction Consortium (HCIC), June 20-24, 2021, Virtual Event. 5 pages.

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Kristen Shinohara and Garreth W. Tigwell. 2021. Why getting more people with disabilities developing technology is good for everyone. The Conversation, May 3, 2021.

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Garreth W. Tigwell, Kristen Shinohara, and Laleh Nourian. 2021. Accessibility Across Borders. In CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI’21) Workshop: Decolonizing HCI Across Borders, May 8–13, 2021, Yokohama, Japan. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 4 pages.

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Trinh Le, Hashini Senaratne, Michael McQuaid, and Garreth W. Tigwell. 2021. Exploring a Multifaceted Framework to Support the Design of Mobile Apps for Self-Regulating Anxiety. In CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Extended Abstracts (CHI ’21 Extended Abstracts), May 8–13, 2021, Yokohama, Japan. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 7 pages. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3411763.3451645

• Acceptance rate: ~39% – Paper PDF

Garreth W. Tigwell. 2021. Nuanced Perspectives Toward Disability Simulations from Digital Designers, Blind, Low Vision, and Color Blind People. In CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’21), May 8–13, 2021, Yokohama, Japan. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 15 pages. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3411764.3445620

• Acceptance rate: 26.3% – Paper PDF

Junchen Li, Garreth W. Tigwell, and Kristen Shinohara. Accessibility of High-Fidelity Prototyping Tools. In CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’21), May 8–13, 2021, Yokohama, Japan. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 13 pages. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3411764.3445520

• Acceptance rate: 26.3% – Paper PDF

2020

Garreth W. Tigwell, Roshan L. Peiris, Stacey Watson, Gerald M. Garavuso, and Heather Miller. 2020. Student and Teacher Perspectives of Learning ASL in an Online Setting. In The 22nd International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS ’20), October 26–28, 2020, Virtual Event, Greece. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 6 pages. https://doi.org/10.1145/3373625.3417298

• Acceptance rate: 57% – Paper PDF

Sarah Andrew, Stacey Watson, Tae Oh, and Garreth W. Tigwell. 2020. A Review of Literature on Accessibility and Authentication Techniques. In The 22nd International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS ’20), October 26–28, 2020, Virtual Event, Greece. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 4 pages. https://doi.org/10.1145/3373625.3418005

• Acceptance rate: 61.5% – Paper PDF

Rachel Menzies, Benjamin M. Gorman, and Garreth W. Tigwell. 2020. Reflections on Using Chat-Based Platforms for Online Interviews with Screen-Reader Users. In The 22nd International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS ’20), October 26–28, 2020, Virtual Event, Greece. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 4 pages. https://doi.org/10.1145/3373625.3418000

• Acceptance rate: 61.5% – Paper PDF

Garreth W. Tigwell, Zhanna Sarsenbayeva, Benjamin M. Gorman, David R. Flatla, Jorge Goncalves, Yeliz Yesilada, Jacob O. Wobbrock (2020). Future Directions for Situationally Induced Impairments and Disabilities Research. Interaction. Association for Computing Machinery.

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Cole Gleason, Patrick Carrington, Lydia B. Chilton, Benjamin M. Gorman, Hernisa Kacorri, Andrés Monroy-Hernández, Meredith Ringel Morris, Garreth W. Tigwell, and Shaomei Wu. 2020. Future research directions for accessible social media. SIGACCESS Access. Comput., 127, Article 3 (June 2020), 12 pages. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3412836.3412839

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Garreth W. Tigwell and Michael Crabb. 2020. Household Surface Interactions: Understanding User Input Preferences and Perceived Home Experiences. In Proceedings of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’20). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 1–14. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3313831.3376856

• Acceptance rate: 24.3% – Paper PDF

Garreth W. Tigwell, Benjamin M. Gorman, and Rachel Menzies. 2020. Emoji Accessibility for Visually Impaired People. In Proceedings of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’20). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 1–14. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3313831.3376267

• Acceptance rate: 24.3% – Paper PDF

2019

Cole Gleason, Patrick Carrington, Lydia B. Chilton, Benjamin M. Gorman, Hernisa Kacorri, Andrés Monroy-Hernández, Meredith Ringel Morris, Garreth W. Tigwell, and Shaomei Wu. 2019. Addressing the Accessibility of Social Media. In Conference Companion Publication of the 2019 on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW ’19). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 474–479. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3311957.3359439

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Rachel Menzies, Garreth W. Tigwell, Mandar Tamhane, and Annalu Waller. 2019. Weaving Accessibility Through an Undergraduate Degree. In The 21st International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS ’19). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 526–529. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3308561.3354611

• Acceptance rate: 59% – Paper PDF

Garreth W. Tigwell (2019). Improving Content Design on Mobile Devices to Reduce Situational Visual Impairments (Doctoral dissertation, University of Dundee).

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Garreth W. Tigwell, Zhanna Sarsenbayeva, Benjamin M. Gorman, David R. Flatla, Jorge Goncalves, Yeliz Yesilada, Jacob O. Wobbrock (2019). Addressing the Challenges of Situationally-Induced Impairments and Disabilities in Mobile Interaction. In Extended Abstracts of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA ’19). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, Paper W30, 1–8. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3290607.3299029

• Acceptance rate: 31% – Paper PDF

Michael Crabb, Rachel Menzies, Garreth W. Tigwell, Daniel Clarke, Christopher Lim, and Cara Henderson (2019) Take a GANDER. Gathering Accessibility Needs by Doing Explorative Research. The Design Journal, 22:sup1, 2303-2306, DOI:https://doi.org/10.1080/14606925.2019.1595040

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2018

Kerr Macpherson, Garreth W. Tigwell, Rachel Menzies, and David R. Flatla. 2018. BrightLights: Gamifying Data Capture for Situational Visual Impairments. In Proceedings of the 20th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS ’18). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 355–357. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3234695.3241030

• Acceptance rate: 58% – Paper PDF

Garreth W. Tigwell, David R. Flatla, and Rachel Menzies. 2018. It’s not just the light: understanding the factors causing situational visual impairments during mobile interaction. In Proceedings of the 10th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (NordiCHI ’18). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 338–351. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3240167.3240207

• Acceptance rate: 24% – Paper PDF

Garreth W. Tigwell, Rachel Menzies, and David R. Flatla. 2018. Designing for Situational Visual Impairments: Supporting Early-Career Designers of Mobile Content. In Proceedings of the 2018 Designing Interactive Systems Conference (DIS ’18). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 387–399. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3196709.3196760

• Acceptance rate: 22.9% – Paper PDF

2017

Katerina Gorkovenko, Garreth W. Tigwell, Christopher S. Norrie, Miriam Waite, Daniel Herron. 2017. ShopComm: Community-Supported Online Shopping for Older Adults. In Peter Cudd and Luc de Witte (Eds.) Harnessing the Power of Technology to Improve Lives (pp. 175-182). Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, vol 242. IOS Press. DOI:http://doi.org/10.3233/978-1-61499-798-6-175

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Michael Mauderer, Garreth W. Tigwell, Benjamin M. Gorman, and David R. Flatla (2017). Beyond accessibility: Lifting perceptual limitations for everyone. Accepted for workshop on “Amplification and Augmentation of Human Perception” at the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI’17). http://arxiv.org/abs/1709.08957

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Garreth W. Tigwell, David R. Flatla, and Neil D. Archibald. 2017. ACE: A Colour Palette Design Tool for Balancing Aesthetics and Accessibility. ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing (TACCESS). 9, 2, Article 5 (January 2017), 32 pages. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3014588

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2016

Garreth W. Tigwell and David R. Flatla. 2016. Oh that’s what you meant! reducing emoji misunderstanding. In Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services Adjunct (MobileHCI ’16). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 859–866. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/2957265.2961844

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