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Wattom: a Consumption and Grid Aware Smart Plug with Mid-air Controls

Conference Proceeding
Quintal, F., Esteves, A., Caires, F., Baptiste, V., & Mendes, P. (2019)
Wattom: a Consumption and Grid Aware Smart Plug with Mid-air Controls. In TEI '19 Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction, (307-313). https://doi.org/10.1145/3294109.3295642
This paper presents Wattom, a highly interactive ambient eco-feedback smart plug that aims to support a more sustainable use of electricity by being tightly coupled to users' ...

Designing Motion Matching for Real-World Applications: Lessons from Realistic Deployments

Conference Proceeding
Verweij, D., Esteves, A., Bakker, S., & Khan, V. (2019)
Designing Motion Matching for Real-World Applications: Lessons from Realistic Deployments. In TEI '19 Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction, (645-656). https://doi.org/10.1145/3294109.3295628
Amongst the variety of (multi-modal) interaction techniques that are being developed and explored, the Motion Matching paradigm provides a novel approach to selection and cont...

Maker Movements, Do-It-Yourself Cultures and Participatory Design: Implications for HCI Research

Conference Proceeding
Smyth, M., Helgason, I., Kresin, F., Balestrini, M., Unteidig, A. B., Lawson, S., …Dourish, P. (2018)
Maker Movements, Do-It-Yourself Cultures and Participatory Design: Implications for HCI Research. In CHI EA '18 Extended Abstracts of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systemshttps://doi.org/10.1145/3170427.3170604
Falling costs and the wider availability of computational components, platforms and ecosystems have enabled the expansion of maker movements and DIY cultures. This can be cons...

Evaluation of a Sketching Interface to Control a Concatenative Synthesiser

Conference Proceeding
Tsiros, A., & Leplâtre, G. (2016)
Evaluation of a Sketching Interface to Control a Concatenative Synthesiser. In Proceedings of the 42nd International Computer Music Conference 2016. , (74-78
This paper presents the evaluation of Morpheme a sketching interface for the control of sound synthesis. We explain the task that was designed in order to assess the effective...

Supporting the meeting journey: understanding and designing collaborative device ecologies

Conference Proceeding
Ammeloot, A. (2015)
Supporting the meeting journey: understanding and designing collaborative device ecologies. In ITS '15 Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Interactive Tabletops & Surfaces (463-468). https://doi.org/10.1145/2817721.2820988
The combination of personal and mobile technologies (Bring Your Own Device) with technology-augmented spaces designed for collaboration offers new design challenges for the HC...

Evaluating human-machine conversation for appropriateness.

Conference Proceeding
Webb, N., Benyon, D., Hansen, P., & Mival, O. (2010)
Evaluating human-machine conversation for appropriateness. In Proceedings of the Seventh conference on International Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'10), 84-91
Evaluation of complex, collaborative dialogue systems is a difficult task.Traditionally, developers have relied upon subjective feedback from the user,and parametrisation over...

Personification technologies: developing artificial companions for older people.

Conference Proceeding
Mival, O., Cringean, S., & Benyon, D. (2004)
Personification technologies: developing artificial companions for older people. In CHI 2004 conference proceedings : Connect
This paper reports on the work of the UTOPIA project, a consortium of four Scottish universities concerned with technology issues for older people, focusing specifically on ar...

The role of metaphor at the human computer interface.

Conference Proceeding
Smyth, M., & Knott, R. P. (1993)
The role of metaphor at the human computer interface. In S. Howard, & Y. K. Leung (Eds.), Proceedings of OZCHI'94, the CHISIG Annual Conference : Harmony through working together, 287-291
Interface metaphors are introduced as a technique to facilitate the learning of systems. To better understand this process, metaphors are discussed in terms of their role in t...