Dr Steven Houben

Lecturer in Interactive Systems

Research Interests

My research and teaching is directed at human-computer interaction, ubiquitous multi-device systems, physical and tangible computing, and sensor-based systems. My research goals are to design, build and evaluate Interactive Systems and Physical Computing devices for human-data interaction and information handling.

Collaborative Affordances of Medical Records
Bardram, J., Houben, S. 3/10/2017 In: Computer Supported Cooperative Work.
Journal article

Opportunities and challenges for cross-device interactions in the wild
Houben, S., Marquardt, N., Vermeulen, J., Klokmose, C., Schöning, J., Reiterer, H., Holz, C. 09/2017 In: Interactions. 24, 5, p. 58-63. 6 p.
Journal article

The Disappearing Tabletop: Social and Technical Challenges for Cross-Surface Collaboration
Wallace, J.R., Houben, S., Anslow, C., Lucero, A., Rogers, Y., Scott, S.D. 2/06/2017 In: ACM International Conference on Interactive Surfaces and Spaces. ACM
Conference contribution

EagleSense: tracking people and devices in interactive spaces using real-time top-view depth-sensing
Wu, C., Houben, S., Marquardt, N. 6/05/2017 In: CHI '17 Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. New York : ACM p. 3929-3942. 14 p. ISBN: 9781450346559.
Conference contribution

HCITools: strategies and best practices for designing, evaluating and sharing technical HCI toolkits
Marquardt, N., Houben, S., Beaudouin-Lafon, M., Wilson, A. 6/05/2017 In: CHI EA '17 Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems. New York : ACM p. 624-627. 4 p. ISBN: 9781450346566.
Conference contribution

SenseBelt: a belt-worn sensor to support cross-device interaction
Stylianidis, A., Vermeulen, J., Houben, S., MacDonald, L., Beale, R. 6/05/2017 In: CHI EA '17 Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems. New York : ACM p. 2123-2131. 9 p. ISBN: 9781450346566.
Conference contribution

WRISTBAND.IO: expanding input and output spaces of a Smartwatch
Saviot, L., Brudy, F., Houben, S. 6/05/2017 In: CHI EA '17 Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems. New York : ACM p. 2025-2033. 9 p. ISBN: 9781560346566.
Conference contribution

LOOP: A physical artifact to facilitate seamless interaction with personal data in everyday life
Sauvé, K., Houben, S., Marquardt, N., Bakker, S.E., Hengeveld, B., Gallacher, S., Rogers, Y. 18/04/2017 In: Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Conference Companion Publication on Designing Interactive Systems. 4 p.
Conference contribution

Cross-surface: challenges and opportunities of spatial and proxemic interaction
Houben, S., Schoning, J., Vermeulen, J., Marquardt, N., Klokmose, C., Reiterer, H. 6/11/2016 In: ISS '16 Proceedings of the 2016 ACM on Interactive Surfaces and Spaces. New York : ACM p. 509-512. 4 p. ISBN: 9781450342483.
Conference contribution

CurationSpace: Cross-Device Content Curation Using Instrumental Interaction
Brudy, F., Houben, S., Marquardt, N., Rogers, Y. 6/11/2016 In: ISS '16 Proceedings of the 2016 ACM on Interactive Surfaces and Spaces. New York : ACM p. 159-168. 10 p. ISBN: 9781450342483.
Conference contribution

Physikit: data engagement through physical ambient visualizations in the home
Houben, S., Golsteijn, C., Gallacher, S., Johnson, R., Bakker, S., Marquardt, N., Capra, L., Rogers, Y. 7/05/2016 In: CHI '16 Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Pages 1608-1619 . New York : ACM p. 1608-1619. 12 p. ISBN: 9781450333627.
Conference contribution

Cross-surface: challenges and opportunities for'bring your own device'in the wild
Houben, S., Marquardt, N., Vermeulen, J., Schöning, J., Klokmose, C., Reiterer, H., Korsgaard, H., Schreiner, M. 05/2016 In: Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems. New York : ACM p. 3366-3372. 7 p. ISBN: 9781450340823.
Conference contribution

Fluent transitions between focused and peripheral interaction in proxemic interactions
Vermeulen, J., Houben, S., Marquardt, N. 30/03/2016
Other chapter contribution

An activity-centric approach to configuration work in distributed interaction
Houben, S. 2016 IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark. 300 p.
Doctoral Thesis

Cross-surface: workshop on interacting with multi-device ecologies in the wild
Houben, S., Vermeulen, J., Klokmose, C., Marquardt, N., Schöning, J., Reiterer, H. 15/11/2015 In: ITS '15 Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces. New York : ACM p. 485-489. 5 p. ISBN: 9781450338998.
Conference contribution

SenCity 2: visualizing the hidden pulse of a city
Gallacher, S., Golsteijn, C., Kalnikaite, V., Houben, S., Johnson, R., Harrison, D., Marquardt, N. 09/2015 In: UbiComp/ISWC'15 Adjunct Adjunct Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers. New York : ACM p. 1391-1394. 4 p. ISBN: 9781450335751.
Conference contribution

Bonjour!: greeting gestures for collocated interaction with wearables
Houben, S., Perrault, S., Serrano, M. 24/08/2015 In: MobileHCI '15 Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services Adjunct. New York : ACM p. 1146-1152. 7 p. ISBN: 9781450336536.
Conference contribution

Hybrid patient record - supporting hybrid interaction in clinical wards
Houben, S., Schmidt, M., Frost, M., Bardram, J.E. 20/05/2015 In: 2015 9th International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare (PervasiveHealth). IEEE p. 270-271. 2 p. ISBN: 9781631900457. Electronic ISBN: 9781631900457.
Conference contribution

Challenges in watch-centric cross-device applications
Houben, S., Brudy, F., Marquardt, N. 19/04/2015 In: CHI 2015 workshop on Mobile Collocated Interactions. 4 p.
Conference contribution

Watchconnect: a toolkit for prototyping smartwatch-centric cross-device applications
Houben, S., Marquardt, N. 18/04/2015 In: CHI '15 Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. New York : ACM p. 1247-1256. 10 p. ISBN: 9781450331456.
Chapter

Collaborative affordances of hybrid patient record technologies in medical work
Houben, S., Frost, M., Bardram, J.E. 14/03/2015 In: CSCW '15 Proceedings of the 18th ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work & Social Computing. New York : ACM p. 785-797. 13 p. ISBN: 9781450329224.
Conference contribution

Activity-based computing: computational management of activities reflecting human intention
Bardram, J.E., Jeuris, S., Houben, S. 2015 In: Ai Magazine. 36, 2, p. 63-72. 10 p.
Journal article

ActivitySpace: managing device ecologies in an activity-centric configuration space
Houben, S., Tell, P., Bardram, J. 16/11/2014 In: ITS '14 Proceedings of the Ninth ACM International Conference on Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces. New York : ACM p. 119-128. 10 p. ISBN: 9781450325875.
Conference contribution

HyPR device: mobile support for hybrid patient records
Houben, S., Frost, M., Bardram, J.E. 16/11/2014 In: ITS '14 Proceedings of the Ninth ACM International Conference on Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces. New York : ACM p. 249-258. 10 p. ISBN: 9781450325875.
Conference contribution

Laevo: a temporal desktop interface for integrated knowledge work
Jeuris, S., Houben, S., Bardram, J. 5/10/2014 In: UIST '14 Proceedings of the 27th annual ACM symposium on User interface software and technology. New York : ACM p. 679-688. 10 p. ISBN: 9781450330695.
Conference contribution

Deploying healthcare technology ‘in the wild’: experiences from deploying a mobile health technology for bipolar disorder treatment
Frost, M., Houben, S. 01/2014 In: Fieldwork for Healthcare: Case Studies Investigating Human Factors in Computing Systems . Morgan and Claypool p. 57-64. 8 p.
Chapter

Temporal model for reflective multitasking
Jeuris, S., Houben, S. 2014
Conference paper

Wearable laser pointer versus head-mounted display for tele-guidance applications?
Jalaliniya, S., Pederson, T., Houben, S. 2014 In: Proceedings of the 2014 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers Adjunct Program - ISWC '14 Adjunct. New York : ACM p. 193-200. 8 p. ISBN: 9781450330480.
Conference contribution

Noosphere: an activity-centric infrastructure for distributed interaction
Houben, S., Nielsen, S., Esbensen, M., Bardram, J.E. 2/12/2013 In: Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia. New York : ACM 10 p. ISBN: 9781450326483.
Conference contribution

Activity-centric support for ad hoc knowledge work: a case study of co-activity manager
Houben, S., Bardram, J.E., Vermeulen, J., Luyten, K., Coninx, K. 27/04/2013 In: CHI '13 Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. New York : ACM p. 2263-2272. 10 p. ISBN: 9781450318990.
Conference contribution

Activitydesk: multi-device configuration work using an interactive desk
Houben, S., Bardram, J.E. 27/04/2013 In: CHI'13 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems. New York : ACM p. 721-726. 6 p. ISBN: 9781450319522.
Conference contribution

1st workshop on human factors and activity recognition in healthcare, wellness and assisted living: recognise2interact
Casale, P., Houben, S., Amft, O. 2013 In: Proceedings of the 2013 ACM conference on Pervasive and ubiquitous computing adjunct publication. New York : ACM p. 1249-1254. 6 p. ISBN: 9781450322157.
Conference contribution

Overcoming interaction blindness through curiosity objects
Houben, S., Weichel, C. 2013 In: CHI'13 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems. New York : ACM p. 1539-1544. 6 p. ISBN: 9781450319522.
Conference contribution

Co-activity manager: integrating activity-based collaboration into the desktop interface
Houben, S., Vermeulen, J., Luyten, K., Coninx, K. 05/2012 In: Proceedings of the International Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces. New York : ACM p. 398-401. 4 p. ISBN: 9781450312875.
Conference contribution

A situated model and architecture for distributed activity-based computing
Houben, S., Esbensen, M., Bardram, J. 2012 In: Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Model-based Interactive Ubiquitous Systems 2012. CEUR Workshop Proceedings p. 14-17. 4 p.
Conference contribution

ReticularSpaces: activity-based computing support for physically distributed and collaborative smart spaces
Bardram, J., Gueddana, S., Houben, S., Nielsen, S. 2012 In: Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. New York : ACM p. 2845-2854. 10 p. ISBN: 9781450310154.
Conference contribution

The design and architecture of reticularspaces: an activity-based computing framework for distributed and collaborative smartspaces
Bardram, J., Houben, S., Nielsen, S., Gueddana, S. 2012 In: EICS '12 Proceedings of the 4th ACM SIGCHI symposium on Engineering interactive computing systems. New York : ACM p. 269-274. 6 p. ISBN: 9781450311687.
Conference contribution