An Evaluation of Web Accessibility Metrics based on their Attributes

FREIRE, André Pimenta ; FORTES, R. P. M. ; TURINE, M. A. S. ; PAIVA, Debora Maria Barroso . An Evaluation of Web Accessibility Metrics based on their Attributes. In: SIGDOC 2008, 2008, Lisboa - Portugal. Proceedings of he 26th ACM International Conference on Design of Communication. New York : ACM Press, 2008. v. 1. p. 73-80.
Accessibility is a concept related to providing content access to people with different abilities, using different devices. A number of metrics have been proposed in the last years to help to measure of Web accessibility. Each Web development project has its own particularities, and the choice of a given Web accessibility metric should be carefully done according to the project’s needs.