Research

 

Web Accessibility, Adaptive Technology, Artificial Intelligence, Genetic Algorithms, Security, Data Mining, BigData, Mobile Web.

  •   AccEx: Browser Extension to recommend Accessible Websites using Web and Data Mining

  •   Techniques and Strategies to make Maps Accessible (Azavea)

  •   Universal Design to test Financial Wellness Apps for Accessibility (Moven)

  •   Mapping a Campus for Accessibility

Current Security Threats and Prevention Measures Relating to Cloud Services, Hadoop Concurrent Processing, and Big Data

Ather Sharif, Sarah Cooney, Shengqi Gong, Drew Vitek

Research Paper published at the 2015 IEEE BigData, Santa Clara, California. This surveys paper presents the latest security threats and prevention measures used by Twilio, Verizon and EnCoRe.

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evoGraphs - a jQuery Plugin to Create Web Accessible Graphs

Ather Sharif, Babak Forouraghi, and Shengqi Gong

Research Paper published at the 2015 Graphical Web, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This paper presents a novel approach to create a jQuery graph fully readable through screen readers.

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Location-Based Services Design and Implementation Using Android Platform

Wen-Chen Hu, Naima Kaabonch, Hung-Jen Yang, and Ather Sharif

Research Paper published at the 2012 Midwest Instruction and Computing Symposium, Cedar Falls, Iowa. This paper studies the Location?based structure by dividing it into its five core components.

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A Novel Approach to Solve Multiple Problems in Parallel Using Swine-Flu Inspired GA

Ather Sharif, Adeela Minhas, and Zeeshan Usmani

Short Research Paper published at the 2010 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence organized by the World Congress in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Applied Computing.

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