Success for School of Computing and Communications at Top-Tier Conference
The School of Computing and Communications has achieved its highest ever success at ACM SIGCHI, the top international conference on Human Computer Interaction (HCI), with nine papers accepted for publication. Two proposals from the School to run interactive workshops at the event were also accepted.
The ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2013) is widely recognised as the most prestigious venue for publication of research into HCI, attracting almost 2000 paper submissions this year.
Dr Jason Alexander who organised the School's CHI 2013 Author Support Group, said:
"The acceptance of nine papers into the most competitive conference in this field is a clear demonstration of the high-quality HCI research conducted at the School of Computing and Communications.
"With four papers accepted last year, the School has more than doubled its publications at this conference. In HCI, conference publications have greater impact than journals, meaning that this conference is of special significance to researchers in this field."
Lancaster will be represented by a large contingent of researchers attending CHI 2013 in Paris next spring.
The list of accepted papers from the School is as follows:
- Design for Forgetting: Disposing of Digital Possessions after a Breakup
Dr Corina Sas and Steve Whittaker (University of California, Santa Cruz)
- Domestic Food and Sustainable Design: A Study of University Student Cooking and its Impacts
Dr Adrian Clear, Janine Morley, Dr Adrian Friday, Dr Mike Hazas, and Oliver Bates
- Heartlink: Open Broadcast of Live Biometric Data to Social Networks
Franco Curmi, Maria Angela Ferrario, Jen Southern, Professor Jon Whittle
- How groups of Users Associate Wireless Devices
Ming Ki Chong and Professor Hans Gellersen
- Leaving the Wild: Lessons from Community Technology Handovers
Nick Taylor, Dr Keith Cheverst, Peter Wright (Newcastle University) and Patrick Olivier (Newcastle University)
- MotionMA: Motion Modelling and Analysis by Demonstration
Eduardo Velloso, Dr Andreas Bulling (University of Cambridge) and Professor Hans Gellersen
- Personal Clipboards for Individual Copy-and-Paste on Shared Multi-User Surfaces
Dominik Schmidt and Professor Hans Gellersen
- SideWays: A Gaze Interface for Spontaneous Interaction with Public Displays
Yanxia Zhang, Dr Andreas Bulling (University of Cambridge) and Professor Hans Gellersen
- EyeContext: Recognition of High-level Contextual Cues from Human Visual Behaviour
Dr Andreas Bulling (University of Cambridge), Christian Weichel and Professor Hans Gellersen [note]
- Experiencing Interactivity In Public Spaces
Kaisa Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila (Tampere University of Technology), Alvaro Cassinelli (University of Tokyo), Jonna Häkkilä University of Oulu), Jörg Müller (Telekom Innovation Laboratories), Dr Enrico Rukzio and Albrecht Schmidt (University of Stuttgart)
- Organic Experiences: (Re)shaping Interactions with Deformable Displays
Dr Jason Alexander, Ryan Brotman (Arizona State University), David Holman (Queen's University, Kingston), Audrey Younkin (Intel Corporation), Roel Vertegaal (Queen's University), Johan Kildal (Nokia Research Center), Andrés Lucero (Nokia Research Center), Sriram Subramanian University of Bristol)
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