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Automatic Generation of Graphics for People Who Are Blind

Primary supervisor

Cagatay Goncu

Research area

Inclusive Technology

This PhD project will investigate how existing book contents (text and graphics/animations) can be automatically translated into accessible eBook formats with minimum human intervention. It will be part of the Books for the Vision Impaired and the GraVVITAS frameworks ( The project will employ computer vision, image processing and human computer interaction techniques. It may also include hardware development of wearable assistive devices that use audio and haptic feedback. 

Required knowledge

  • Image processing
  • Computer vision
  • Deep learning
  • Programming (Python, C++)

Project funding

Project based scholarship

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