Seminar Topics: Post-Desktop User Interfaces


Seminar topics:

  1. Conducting Systems (slides, report)
    06.05.2004 (Georgia-Anna Farmaki / Sven Kratz)
  2. Post-Desktop UI Toolkits (slides, report)
    13.05.2004 (Shaohui Li / Haobo Song)
  3. Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW) (slides, report, video)
    27.05.2004 (Sujatha Mupparapu / Adem Toprak)
  4. Interfaces for Handheld Devices (slides, report, video)
    17.06.2004 (Laszlo Bardos / Marius Wolf)
  5. Context Aware Computing (slides, report, video)
    24.06.2004 (Jonathan Diehl / Monika Wernerus)
  6. UI Infrastructure for Ubicomp (slides, report, video)
    01.07.2004 (Bo-Min Kang / Kiran Kumar Pendyala)
  7. Interaction with Large Displays (slides, report, video)
    08.07.2004 (Jorinde Witte / Daniel Beck)
  8. Wearable Computing (slides, report, video)
    15.07.2004 (Suleman Shahid / Florian Koch)
  9. Tangible Interfaces (slides, report, video)
    22.07.2004 (Ray Bohnenberger / Andreas Hudzieczek)
  10. Virtual Reality (VR) (slides, report, video)
    29.07.2004 (Erkan Durmaz / Olcay Ünver)


Additional information:





Conducting Systems:

  • Conductor's Jacket - http://immersionmusic.org/HTMLThesis/Dissertation.htm
  • Personal Orchestra - Jan O. Borchers, Eric Lee, Wolfgang Samminger, and Max Mühlhäuser: A real-time audio/video system for interactive conducting, ACM Multimedia Systems Journal Special Issue on Multimedia Software Engineering (Editorial Board). (In print; 290KB PDF draft.)
  • Virtual Orchestra - Ilmonen, Tommi: The Virtual Orchestra performance. Proc. CHI 2000, ACM, 2000.
  • Gesture based conducting - D. Murphy, T. H. Andersen, and K. Jensen. Conducting audio files via computer vision. Proceedings of the Gesture Workshop, Genova, 2003.


UI Infrastructure for Ubicomp:

  • The Event Heap - Johanson, B. and Fox, A. The Event Heap: A Coordination Infrastructure for Interactive Workspaces. Proceedings of the 4 th IEEE Workshop on Mobile Computer Systems and Applications (WMCSA-2002), Callicoon, New York, June 2002.
  • Roomware - Streitz, N.A.: i-LAND: An interactive Landscape for Creativitiy and Innovation Published in: ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '99) , Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., May 15-20, 1999. ACM Press, New York, 1999, pp. 120-127.
  • Speakeasy - Edwards K. et al: Challenge: Recombinant Computing and the Speakeasy Approach. Proc. of MOBICOM (2002)
  • Oxygen - David G. Andersen, Hari Balakrishnan, M. Frans Kaashoek, Robert Morris. Proc. of the 8th Annual Workshop on Hot Topics in Operating Systems (HotOS-VIII), May 2001
  • Edwards et. al. Stuck in the Middle: The Challenges of User-Centered Design and Evaluation for Infrastructure. Proceedings of the ACM CHI 2003 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA, April 5-10, 2003) p 297-304


Post-Desktop UI Toolkits:

  • Context Toolkit - Salber, D., Dey, A., and Abowd, G. The Context Toolkit: Aiding the Development of Context-Enabled Applications. Proc. CHI 1999, 434–441.
  • Phidgets - Greenberg, S. and Fitchett, C. Phidgets: Easy Development of Physical Interfaces Through Physical Widgets. Proc. UIST 2001, 209–218.
  • iStuff - Rafael Ballagas, Meredith Ringel, Maureen Stone, and Jan Borchers: iStuff: A Physical User Interface Toolkit for Ubiquitous Computing Environments, Proceedings of the ACM CHI 2003 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA, April 5-10, 2003), pp. 537-544.
  • Papier-Maché - Klemmer, S., et. al.: "Papier-Maché: Toolkit Support for Tangible Input". Proc. of UIST (2003).
  • Switcharoo - Avrahami, D. and Hudson, S.E.: "Forming Interactivity: a Tool for Rapid Prototyping of Physical Interactive Products". Proc. of DIS (2002).


Interfaces for Handheld Devices:

  • Fisheye Video: Bederson, B: "A Fisheye Calendar Interface for PDA's: Providing Overviews for Small Displays. Video Proceedings of the ACM CHI 2003 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA, April 5-10, 2003), Extended Abstracts pp 618.
  • Peephole Displays: Yee, Ka-Ping: Peephole Displays: Pen Interaction on Spatially Aware Handheld Computers. Proceedings of the ACM CHI 2003 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA, April 5-10, 2003), pp 1-8.
  • Projection Keyboard: Roeber, H. et al: Typing into thin air: The Canesta Projection Keyboard - A new Method of interaction with electronic devices. Proceedings of the ACM CHI 2003 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA, April 5-10, 2003), Extended Abstracts pp 712.
  • TiltType: Kurt Partridge, Saurav Chatterjee, Vibha Sazawal, Gaetano Borriello, and Roy Want. TiltType: Accelerometer-Supported Text Entry for Very Small Devices. UIST 2002 technote.
  • Shuman Zhai and Per-Ola Kristensson: Shorthand writing on Stylus Keyboard. Proceedings of the ACM CHI 2003 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA, April 5-10, 2003), pp. 97-104.
  • Baudisch, P. and Rosenholtz, R. Halo: A Technique for Visualizing Off-Screen Locations. In Proceedings of CHI 2003, Fort Lauderdale, FL, April 2003, pp. 481-488.


Tangible Interfaces:

  • Ishii, H. and Ullmer, B. Tangible Bits: Towards Seamless Interfaces Between People, Bits and Atoms. Proc. CHI (1997)
  • Florian Mueller, et al: "Exertion Interfaces: Sports over a Distance for Social Bonding and Fun" Proceedings of the ACM CHI 2003 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA, April 5-10, 2003), pp. 561-568.
  • Raffle, H., Joachim, M., Tichenor, J. Super Cilia Skin: An Interactive Membrane, in Extended Abstracts of Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '03), (Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, April 5- April 10, 2003)
  • XWand- Andrew Wilson, Steven Shafer: XWand: UI for Intelligent Spaces. Proceedings of the ACM CHI 2003 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA, April 5-10, 2003), pp. 545-552.


Wearable Computing:

  • Multimodal "Eyes-Free" Interaction Techniques for Wearable Devices. Proceedings of the ACM CHI 2003 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA, April 5-10, 2003), pp. 537-544.
  • T. Starner. "Wearable Agents." IEEE Pervasive Computing, 1(2), April 2002, pp. 90-92.
  • Steve Mann. "Wearable Computing: A first step toward Personal Imaging" IEEE Computer, Vol.30, No.3
  • Personal Server - Want, et. al. "The Personal Server: Changing the Way We Think About Ubiquitous Computing" Ubicomp 2002.


Context Aware Computing:

  • Smart-Its: H.-W. Gellersen, A. Schmidt and M. Beigl: Multi-Sensor Context-Awareness in Mobile Devices and Smart Artifacts, Journal on Mobile Networks and Applications, Special Issue on Mobility of Systems, Users, Data and Computing in Mobile Networks and Applications (MONET), 7(5), Imrich Chlamtac (Ed.), pp. 341-351; Oct 2002
  • A.K. Dey. Understanding and Using Context. Personal and Ubiquitous Computing Journal 5(1). pp. 4-7. 2001.
  • Bardam, J. et. al.: "Context-Aware User Authentication - Supporting Proximity-Based Login in Pervasive Computing". Ubicomp 2003.
  • Bellotti et. al.: "Making sense of sensing systems: Five questions for Designers and Researchers". Proceedings of CHI 2002, pp. 415-422
  • Jeffrey Hightower, Gaetano Borriello: "Location Systems for Ubiquitous Computing". IEEE Computer, pp. 57-66, IRS-TR-01-001, Aug. 1, 2001


Interaction with Large Displays:

  • Post Brainstorm: Francois Guimbretière, Maureen Stone, Terry Winograd. "Fluid Interaction with Large Displays". Proceedings of UIST 2001.
  • Tan, D. et al. "With Similar Visual Angles, Larger Displays Improve Spatial Performance", Proceedings of the ACM CHI 2003 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA, April 5-10, 2003), pp. 217-224.
  • Mankoff, J. et. al. "Heuristic Evaluation of Ambient Displays". Proceedings of the ACM CHI 2003 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA, April 5-10, 2003), pp. 169-176.
  • Tan, D. et al. "Information Voyeurism: Social Impact of Physically Large Displays on Information Privacy."Proceedings of the ACM CHI 2003 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA, April 5-10, 2003), pp. 177-184.


Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW):

  • System Guidelines for Co-located, Collaborative Work on a Tabletop Display. Stacey D. Scott, Regan L. Mandryk, Karen D. Grant (University of Calgary , Simon Fraser University , Stanford University), ECSCW 2003
  • Supporting Collaboration Ubiquitously: An augmented learning environment for architecture students. Giulio Iacucci, Ina Wagner (University of Oulu, Vienna University of Technology), ECSCW 2003
  • Empirical Development of a Heuristic Evaluation Methodology for Shared Workspace Groupware. Saul Greenberg and Kevin Baker, University of Calgary, Canada, and Carl Gutwin, University of Saskatchewan, Canada, CSCW 2002
  • First Steps Towards Mutually-Immersive Mobile Telepresence. Norman Jouppi, Compaq, USA, CSCW 2002


Virtual Reality (VR):

  • 3-D Live: Real-Time Interaction for Mixed Reality. Simon Prince, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Todd Williamson, Zaxel Systems Inc., USA, Adrian Cheok and Farzam Farbiz, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Mark Billinghurst, University of Washington, USA, and Hirokazu Kato, Hiroshima City University, Japan
  • blue-c: A Spatially Immersive Display and 3D Video Portal for Telepresence", in Proceedings of ACM SIGGRAPH 2003, pp. 819-827, 2003. http://blue-c.ethz.ch/
  • CavePainting: a fully immersive 3D artistic medium and interactive experience. Daniel F. Keefe, Daniel Acevedo Feliz, Tomer Moscovich, David H. Laidlaw, Joseph J. LaViola. March 2001, Proceedings of the 2001 symposium on Interactive 3D graphics.
  • Hands-free multi-scale navigation in virtual environments. Joseph J. LaViola, Daniel Acevedo Feliz, Daniel F. Keefe, Robert C. Zeleznik. March 2001, Proceedings of the 2001 symposium on Interactive 3D graphics, pp. 9 - 15, ISBN:1-58113-292-1
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