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Automatic Accessibility Documentation in the Built Environment

Primary supervisor

Reuben Kirkham

The built environment contains numerous accessibility barriers for people with disabilities, be it missing dropped curbs, rough surfaces, or trip hazards (amongst many other barriers). Documenting these barriers in an automatic fashion remains an important challenge. This project will explore novel approaches towards automatic accessibility documentation for one or more classes of accessibility barrier.

Student cohort

Single Semester
Double Semester


To develop and evaluate an approach for documenting accessibility in the built environment.

Required knowledge

Solid computer programming and data analysis skills; an interest in accessibility for people with disabilities.