Creation of Accessible Mathematic Equations

MathML 

MathML displays mathematical and scientific content on the web. It is an application of XML that is supported by many browsers needing only a text editor, though this program has many tools available to help.  This program was developed by the World Wide Web Consortium, an international community that works to develop Web standards.  The homepage for MathML where guides, tools, and information for MathML can be found at https://www.w3.org/Math/.

LaTeX 

LaTeX is a document preparation system for high-quality typesetting with features that let the user make advanced typesetting of mathematics with AMS-LaTeX and typesetting of complex mathematical formulas. The homepage for LaTeX where guides, tools, and information for LaTeX can be found at https://latex-project.org/.

Resources 

Tools: 

  • IDEAL Group Reader Mathwriting recognition feature is an addition to the RERC's IDEAL Group Reader app for Android and converts handwritten math equations into LaTeX and MathML. (http://wirelessrercarchive.gatech.edu/node/205). 

How-To’s: 

Related Articles: 

  • STEM Access for the Blind and Visually Impaired provides an in-depth look at the problems still faced when including blind or visually impaired students in STEM written by Kartik Sawhney, a Stanford student. (http://stanford.edu/~kartiks2/stem-access.pdf).  
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