ERIC Number: ED014831
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1966-Nov-18
Reference Count: N/A
BRAILLE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE, PROCEEDINGS (CAMBRIDGE, NOVEMBER 18, 1966).
Massachusetts Inst. of Tech., Cambridge. Sensory Aids Evaluation and Development Center.
THESE PAPERS ARE FROM THE BRAILLE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE SPONSORED BY THE SENSORY AIDS EVALUATION DEVELOPMENT CENTER ON NOVEMBER 18, 1966. THE PAPERS PRESENTED ARE--"A STUDY OF BRAILLE PRODUCTION, DISTRIBUTION, AND USE," BY LOUIS GOLDISH, "AUTOMATED BRAILLE AND THE PROFESSION OF PROGRAMMING FOR THE BLIND," BY THEODOR D. STERLING, "BRAILLETRAN--A COMPREHENSIVE BRAILLE TRANSCRIPTION PROGRAM," BY JOHN J. BOYER, "SMALL COMPUTERS AND GRADE TWO BRAILLE," (SUMMARY) BY EDWARD L. GLASER, "ON READING AND READING BRAILLE," BY A. P. BRUNWALD, "COMPUTER TRANSLATION OF GRADE TWO BRAILLE," BY ROBERT HAYNES, "BRAILLE RESEARCH AT GEORGE PEABODY COLLEGE," BY RICHARD W. WOODCOCK, "THE EFFECTS OF PATTERN COMPLEXITY AND REDUNDANCY ON THE TACTUAL RECOGNITION OF METRIC FIGURES," BY EMERSON FOULKE AND JOEL WARM, "COMPUTER PROGRAMMING AND THE BLIND, "BY DONALD BISHOP, "COMPUTER PRODUCTION OF BRAILLE AT THE ROYAL NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR THE BLIND," BY CLIVE WINDEBANK, "COMPUTER CONVERSION OF COMPOSITORS TAPES TO GRADE TWO BRAILLE," BY ANN AND JOSEPH SCHACK, "BRAILLE EMBOSSER AND DISPLAY SYSTEMS," BY DWIGHT M. BAUMANN, AND "ADVANCES IN BRAILLE EMBOSSING," BY RAY E. MORRISON. TABLES, FIGURES, AND REFERENCES ACCOMPANY SOME OF THE PRESENTATIONS. A LIST OF CONFERENCE PARTICIPANTS IS INCLUDED. (CG)
Descriptors: Blindness, Braille, Computer Programs, Computers, Conference Reports, Electronic Equipment, Exceptional Child Research, Machine Translation, Media Research, Partial Vision, Production Techniques, Programing, Reading Rate, Reading Research, Research Projects, Tactual Perception, Visual Impairments
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Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Massachusetts Inst. of Tech., Cambridge. Sensory Aids Evaluation and Development Center.