Accessibility

Accessibility in the sense considered here refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments so as to be usable by people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design and practice of accessible development ensures both "direct access" (i.e. unassisted) and "indirect access" meaning compatibility with a person's assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). Accessibility can be viewed as the "ability to access" and benefit from some system or entity. The concept focuses on enabling access for people with disabilities, or special needs, or enabling access through the use of assistive technology; however, research and development in accessibility …

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Proceedings of the workshop on Use of big data and AI in …

EPRS · 31 March 2021 English

Notes from the workshop on Use of big data and AI in fighting corruption and misuse of public funds - good practice, ways forward and how to integrate new technology …

Budgetary Affairs 22 readability and accessibility of data. They are also legal barriers, such


Rural Roads Improvement Project III: Integrated Environmental and Social Safeguards Monitoring Report …

ADB · 30 March 2021 English

Environmental and social monitoring reports provide the status of environmental or social issues or mitigation measures related to project implementation. This document dated March 2021 is provided for the ADB …

agricultural areas and will provide greater accessibility to basic facilities and services. It will also


Community Perspectives on Diversity in the Countering Influence Operations Field

CEIP · 30 March 2021 English

Increasing diversity in the field of countering influence operations is essential to the field’s future. Members of the counter–influence operations community discuss the barriers to greater diversity and recommendations for …

Gender Diversity: A “Lack of Understanding, Accessibility, and Opportunity” Several interviewees said is due in part to a “lack of understanding, accessibility, and opportunity” within the field itself and


North Pacific Regional Connectivity Investment Project: Proactive Integrity Review

ADB · 28 March 2021 English

Proactive integrity reviews (PIR), formerly known as project procurement-related reviews, assess the procurement, financial management, contract implementation, and project management practices of a project. This document dated March 2021 is …

supports the Government of Palau in improving the accessibility and affordability of information and communication


Americas: Vaccines in the Americas: Ten human rights musts to ensure health …

Amnesty International · 25 March 2021 English

The commencement of COVID-19 vaccination in most countries of Latin America and the Caribbean has brought hope to the most unequal region of the world, and one that has been …

to be accessible. According to the CESCR, “accessibility includes the right to seek, receive and impart


Implications of Diagnostic Expectations: Theory and Applications

NBER · 25 March 2021 English

A large psychology literature argues that decision-makers' forecasts of their future circumstances appear overly influenced by their perception of the new information embedded in their current circumstances. We adopt the …

well as a subjective element that reflects the accessibility of that event in the agent’s working memory


Using Frontier Technology and Big Data Analytics for Smart Infrastructure Facility Planning …

ADB · 25 March 2021 English

Technical assistance reports provide the context and background of the project, and provide information on impacts and outcomes, key activities, estimated costs, financing, and implementation arrangements. This document dated March …

airports in one selected Asian city will improve accessibility of residents and affect urban and economic structure


Slippery Fish: Enforcing Regulation when Agents Learn and Adapt

NBER · 25 March 2021 English

Attempts to curb undesired behavior through regulation gets complicated when agents can adapt to circumvent enforcement. We test a model of enforcement with learning and adaptation, by auditing vendors selling …

considering the walking distance and road accessibility from the neighborhood to the feria, as well


Global warming and population change both heighten future risk of human displacement …

PIK · 25 March 2021 English

Every year, millions of people around the world are being displaced from their homes due to climate-related disasters. River flooding is responsible for a large part of this displacement. Previous …

displacement, impoverishment and healthcare accessibility in mainland Bangladesh Asian Popul. Stud. 16


Sweden : Selected Issues

IMF · 25 March 2021 English

Selected Issues

know-your-customer requirements imposed.  Accessibility and usability for cross-border transactions


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