CPSC 436 - 500: Computer-Human Interaction

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Fall Semester, 2006

Time and place: Tues/Thurs 2:20 - 3:35 HRBB 113
Instructors: Dr. Frank Shipman, Dr. Haowei Hsieh
Office hours: Dr. Frank Shipman: HRBB 402B, TBA or by appointment (email: shipman@cs.tamu.edu)
                     Dr. Haowei Hsieh: HRBB 402D , TBA or by appointment (email: haowei@cs.tamu.edu)

 

Supplemental Readings (evolving list)

 

  • These readings supplement the textbook.
  • One person (the presenter) will sign up to briefly summarize the paper (~5 minutes)
  • Read the papers before coming to class and be prepared to discuss them.

Presenters

  • If you wish, you may use no more than 3 slides for your presentation.
  • Try to find additional work or more Web resources about this project.
  • Provide a brief summary of the work.
  • What is the current status of the project?

Others

  • Read the paper!
  • Be prepared to discuss this paper in class
    • What did you like or dislike about this paper?
    • What are the important questions addressed by this paper?
    • What target population does this project address?
    • What problems does this research attempt to solve?

 

Thursday, Aug. 31: Interaction Design in the World

Presenter

CHI 2006: Mobile blogging: experiences of technologically inspired design

Russell Beale

Pdf(330 KB)

Christopher Casey

CHI 2003: Typing in thin air: the canesta projection keyboard - a new method of interaction with electronic devices
Helena Roeber, John Bacus, Carlo Tomasi

Pdf(178 KB)

Thad Hutcheson

Optional Reading: ACM Interactions, May 1999, Volume 6 Issue 3:Affordance, conventions, and design

Donald A. Norman

pdf(202.93 KB) , html(20.40 KB)

Not for in-class presentation

Tuesday, Sept. 5: Alternative Design

Presenter

CHI 2004: A reduced QWERTY keyboard for mobile text entry
Nathan Green, Jan Kruger, Chirag Faldu, Robert St. Amant

Pdf (278 KB)

Christopher Casey

CHI 2005: Dynamic speedometer: dashboard redesign to discourage drivers from speeding
Manu Kumar, Taemie Kim

Pdf(287 KB)

 

Daniel Eng

Thursday, Sept. 7: Interacting with Multiple Monitors

Presenter

CHI 2005: mudibo: multiple dialog boxes for multiple monitors
Dugald Ralph Hutchings, John Stasko
Pdf (417 KB)

Scott R. Nielsen

CHI 2005: Multi-monitor mouse
Hrvoje Benko, Steven Feiner
Pdf(1.56 MB)

Mige Eskridge

CHI 2005: Combining head tracking and mouse input for a GUI on multiple monitors
Mark Ashdown, Kenji Oka, Yoichi Sato
Pdf(648 KB)

Travis Gadberry

Tuesday, Sept. 12: Collaboration and Communications

Presenter

CHI 2003: Coordinating communication: awareness displays and interruption
Laura Dabbish, Robert Kraut
Pdf(356 KB)

Jerry Phelps

CHI 2004: Human pacman: a wide area socio-physical interactive entertainment system in mixed reality
Adrian David Cheok, Kok Hwee Goh, Farzam Farbiz, Wei Liu, Yu Li, Siew Wan Fong, Xubo Yang, Sze Lee Teo
Pdf(623 KB)

Keith O’Connor

CHI 2004: Release, relocate, reorient, resize: fluid techniques for document sharing on multi-user interactive tables
Meredith Ringel, Kathy Ryall, Chia Shen, Clifton Forlines, Frederic Vernier
Pdf(249 KB)

Ryan Evanicky

Thursday, Sept. 14:

Presenter

CHI 2004: Two-handed interaction on a tablet display
Ka-Ping Yee
Pdf(656 KB)

Mige Eskridge

CHI 2004: Wideband displays: mitigating multiple monitor seams
Jock D. Mackinlay, Jeffrey Heer
Pdf(410 KB)

Ryan Evanicky

CHI 2004: Haptic chameleon: a new concept of shape-changing user interface controls with force feedback
G. Michelitsch, J. Williams, M. Osen, B. Jimenez, S. Rapp
Pdf(556 KB)

Marcus Parker

Tuesday, Sept. 26:

Presenter

CHI 2004: Communicating emotions in online chat using physiological sensors and animated text
Hua Wang, Helmut Prendinger, Takeo Igarashi
Pdf(355 KB)

Clint Schrader

CHI 2004: Towards caring machines
Timothy W. Bickmore, Rosalind W. Picard
Pdf(243 KB)

Marcus Parker

CHI 2003: Visualizing the affective structure of a text document
Hugo Liu, Ted Selker, Henry Lieberman
Pdf(297 KB)

 

Mary Anne Phillips

Tuesday, Sept. 28: Guest Lecture

Presenter

Visualization and Spatial Hypertext (PowerPoint 1.1MB)

Recognizing User Interest (PowerPoint  2.7MB)

Haowei Hsieh,
Soonil Bae

Tuesday, Oct. 3: Assistive Interface

Presenter

CHI 2004: Augmenting icons for deaf computer users
Helen Petrie, Wendy Fisher, Kurt Weimann, Gerhard Weber
Pdf(232 KB)

Scott R. Nielsen

CHI 2004: EyeDraw: a system for drawing pictures with the eyes
Anthony Hornof, Anna Cavender, Rob Hoselton
Pdf(372 KB)

Clifton Lee

CHI 2003: The neurally controllable internet browser (BrainBrowser)
Opé Tomori, Melody Moore
Pdf(320 KB)

 

Keith O’Connor

Thursday, Oct. 5:

Presenter

CHI 2004:  INTERACTING with sketched interface designs: an evaluation study
Beryl Plimmer, Mark Apperley
Pdf(423 KB)

Mary Anne Phillips

CHI 2004:  Digital graffiti: public annotation of multimedia content
Scott Carter, Elizabeth Churchill, Laurent Denoue, Jonathan Helfman, Les Nelson
Pdf(319 KB)

David Dietz

CHI 2004: Comparing the immediate usability of graffiti 2 and virtual keyboard
Thomas Költringer, Thomas Grechenig
Pdf(290 KB)

Kim Hornback

Thursday, Oct. 10: Guest Lecture

Presenter

Walden’s Paths & Managing Distributed Libraries
Quick Overview (PowerPoint 10KB)
Other PowerPoint used in the talk:

Walden's Paths project 1.6MB
Walden's Paths interface components 696KB
Walden's Paths Quiz Engine 3.0MB
Managing Distributed Collections 770KB

Unmil Karadkar

Thursday, Oct. 12:

Presenter

CHI 2004: Browser-based applications: positive transference or interference?
Mark S. Silver, Sidne G. Ward
Pdf(146 KB)

David Dietz

CHI 2004: Anthropomorphic visualization: a new approach for depicting participants in online spaces
Ethan Perry, Judith Donath
Pdf(230 KB)

Clint Schrader

CHI 2004:  Appropriateness of foot interaction for non-accurate spatial tasks
Toni Pakkanen, Roope Raisamo
Pdf(228 KB)

Kim Hornback

Thursday, Oct. 17: Guest Lecture

Presenter

Design Exploration (PowerPoint 972KB)

Michael Moore

Thursday, Oct. 19: Guest Lecture

Presenter

Intelligent User Interface (PowerPoint 284KB)

Frank Shipman

Thursday, Oct. 26:

Presenter

CHI 2004:  Using heuristics to evaluate the playability of games
Heather Desurvire, Martin Caplan, Jozsef A. Toth 
Pdf(211 KB)

Travis Gadberry

CHI 2003: Scroll ring performance evaluation
Elaine Wherry 
Pdf(302 KB)

Nathan Shirlbery

CHI 2002:  Cross-cultural applicability of user evaluation methods: a case study amongst Japanese, North-American, English and Dutch users
Vanessa Evers 
Pdf(335 KB)

 

Daniel Eng

Thursday, Nov. 2: Guest Lecture

Presenter

Managing Personal Music Collection

 

Tuesday, Nov. 7: Guest Lecture

Presenter

Interfaces to Scholarly Collections

 

Thursday, Nov. 9:

Presenter

CHI 2002: Transparent hearing
Florian Mueller, Matthew Karau 
Pdf(611 KB)

John Quarantello

CHI 2004: Focus+Context sketching on a pocket PC
Edward Lank, Son Phan 
Pdf(8.18 MB)

 

Brandon McGallion

Tuesday, Nov. 14:

Presenter

CHI 2004: Email task management styles: the cleaners and the keepers
Jacek Gwizdka 
Pdf(250 KB)

Josh Sabio

CHI 2005: Using treemaps to visualize threaded discussion forums on PDAs
Björn Engdahl, Malin Köksal, Gary Marsden 
Pdf(1.04 MB)

Nathan Shirlbery

CHI 2002: In-car cell phone use: mitigating risk by signaling remote callers
Punitha Manalavan, Asad Samar, Mike Schneider, Sara Kiesler, Dan Siewiorek 
Pdf(217 KB)

 

John Quarantello
(moved from Nov 16)

Thursday, Nov. 16:

Presenter

CHI 2006: iSymphony: an adaptive interactive orchestral conducting system for digital audio and video streams
Eric Lee, Henning Kiel, Saskia Dedenbach, Ingo Grüll, Thorsten Karrer, Marius Wolf, Jan Borchers 
Pdf(911 KB)

Clifton Lee

CHI 2005: Privacy gradients: exploring ways to manage incidental information during co-located collaboration
Kirstie Hawkey, Kori M. Inkpen 
Pdf(166 KB)

 

Jerry Phelps
(moved from Nov 21)

Tuesday, Nov. 21:

Presenter

CHI 2004: Social interaction in 'there'
Barry Brown, Marek
Bell 
Pdf(380 KB)

Josh Sabio

Tuesday, Nov. 28:

Presenter

CHI 2004: From quality in use to value in the world
Gilbert Cockton 
Pdf(214 KB)

Brandon McGallion

CHI 2006: Usability tool for analysis of web designs using mouse tracks
Ernesto Arroyo, Ted Selker, Willy Wei 
Pdf(400 KB)

Thad Hutcheson