Accessibility/Math Accessibility

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Background info

Braille math codes

Source of information

  • Nemeth (United States, Cambodia, Canada, India, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Laos, Lebanon, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, and Western Samoa.
  • Nemeth with modifications for Greek (Greece)
  • UEBC (Australia, New Zealand, Nigeria and South Africa)
  • British (U.K.)
  • Marburg (Germany, Austria, Poland)
  • Modified Marburg Braille for Chinese (China)
  • Stuttgart (8 dot Braille, used with German Braille, not common)
  • Lambda (8 dot Braille, also used as intermediate translation medium)
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Japanese
  • Bharati code (India)
  • Israeli

Math translation libraries

Project License Coded in Input Output
liblouisxml LGPL C MathML <thead> </thead> <tbody> </tbody>
Nemeth, Marburg, British
latex-access
GPL
Python
TeX/LaTeX
Nemeth. Also does TTS.
-
UMCL
LGPL
C and XSLT
MathML, working on TeX/LaTeX
French (including 3 versions), Marburg, British, Nemeth and Italian
-
BrlTex
RPL (Reciprocal)
Python
TeX
British
-
xtrans
Java
HTML
HTML
-
MathTran
GPL
Python
MathML or TeX
TeX or MathML (no Braille)
-
Lambda
Proprietary
Unknown
MathML?
Lambda code, Nemeth and "the most popular European national codes"
-
MAVIS/Duxbury
Proprietary
Unknown
TeX
Nemeth, British, UEBC and French
-
WIMATS
Proprietary
Unknown
Unknown
Nemeth
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