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Computer program reads math text aloud for the visually impaired

A computer program written by a Cornell University graduate student to help him read his mathematics texts is now helping visually impaired students across the country with their studies. Eventually it may speed the process of recording books for the blind and perhaps lead to an audio browser for the World Wide Web.

Digital library for computer scientists welcomes participants

More than 30 academic departments and research laboratories are now participating in the Networked Computer Science Technical Report Library (NCSTRL).