Strong SCC Presence at International HCI Conference
Members of Lancaster University's School of Computing and Communications will this week present 11 papers at ACM CHI, the biggest and most prestigious conference for the publication of work in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI). This presence strengthens Lancaster's position as a world leader in HCI research. The work spans a wide range of topics and includes a Best Paper award for MixFab and an Honourable Mention for SensaBubble.
The papers being presented in Toronto, Canada are:
Towards an Holistic View of the Energy and Environmental Impacts of Domestic Media and IT Oliver Bates, Mike Hazas, Adrian Friday, Janine Morley, Adrian K Clear
Personalisation and Privacy in Future Pervasive Display Networks (see http://pd-net.org/) Nigel Davies, Marc Langheinrich, Sarah Clinch, Ivan Elhart, Adrian Friday, Thomas Kubitza, Bholanathsingh Surajbali
The Use of Surrounding Visual Context in Handheld AR: Device vs. User Perspective Rendering Klen Copic Pucihar, Paul Coulton, Jason Alexander
Generating Implications for Design through Design Research Corina Sas, Steve Whittaker, Steven P Dow, Jodi L Forlizzi, John Zimmerman
SensaBubble: A Chrono-Sensory Mid-Air Display of Sight and Smell. Honorable Mention Award (see http://big.cs.bris.ac.uk/projects/sensabubble) Sue Ann Seah, Diego Martinez Plasencia, Peter D Bennett, Abhijit Karnik, Vlad S Otrocol, Jarrod Knibbe, Andy Cockburn, Sriram Subramanian
MixFab: a Mixed-Reality Environment for Personal Fabrication. Best Paper Award (see http://csweichel.de/mixfab/) Christian Weichel, Manfred Lau, David Kim, Nicolas Villar, Hans W Gellersen
ThumbReels: Query Sensitive Web Video Previews Based on Temporal, Crowdsourced, Semantic Tagging (see www.thumbreels.com) Barnaby Craggs, Myles Kilgallon Scott, Jason Alexander
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Physical Shape-Change for In-pocket Mobile Device Notifications Panteleimon Dimitriadis, Jason Alexander
Rethinking Plan A for Sustainable HCI Bran Knowles, Lynne Blair, Paul Coulton, Mark Lochrie
BARTER: promoting local spending behavior Bran Knowles, Mark Lochrie, Paul Coulton, Jon Whittle
P-LAYERS - A layered framework addressing the multi-faceted issues facing community-supporting public display deployments Nemanja Memarovic, Marc Langheinrich, Keith W Cheverst, Nick Taylor, Florian Alt
Mon 28 April 2014
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Fri 24 April 2015
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