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This paper serves two purposes. First, it offers an overview of the role of the Mathematical Markup Language (MathML) in representing mathematical notation on the Web, and its significance for accessibility. To orient the discussion, hypotheses are advanced regarding users’ needs in connection with the accessibility of mathematical notation. Second, current developments in the evolution of MathML are reviewed, noting their consequences for accessibility, and commenting on prospects for future improvement in the concrete experiences of users of assistive technologies. Recommendations are advanced for further research and development activities, emphasizing the cognitive aspects of user interface design.
"The Accessibility of Mathematical Notation on the Web and Beyond,"
Journal of Science Education for Students with Disabilities: Vol. 23
Available at: https://scholarworks.rit.edu/jsesd/vol23/iss1/9
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