Topics in HCI

Wearable Technology and Computing on the Body

Required Papers

1. F Gemperle, C Kasabach, J Stivoric, M Bauer, R Martin. Design for wearability. Wearable Computers, 1998. Digest of Papers. Oct. 1998, 116 – 122.

2. D Morris, TS Saponas, D Tan. Emerging Input Techniques for Always-Available Mobile Interaction. Foundations and Trends in HCI. V. 4 Iss 4, 2010. 245 – 316.

Optional Papers/Media (Wearable Computing)

On You: A Story of Wearable Computing (Online Exhibition)

D Ashbrook, J Clawson, K Lyons, N Patel, T Starner. Quickdraw: The Impact of Mobility and OnBody Placement on Device Access Time. In Proc. ACM CHI 2008.

T Starner. The Challenges of Wearable Computing: Part 1. IEEE Micro 21, 4 (July 2001), 44-52.

T Starner. The Challenges of Wearable Computing: Part 2. IEEE Micro 21, 4 (July 2001), 54-67.


NUIs and Multi-Touch Devices

Required Paper

1. D Wigdor, D Wixon. Brave NUI World. Morgan Kaufman (Excerpt).

Privacy and Usable Security

Required Papers

1. G Iachello, J Hong. End-User Privacy in Human–Computer Interaction. Foundations and Trends in HCI. V. 1 Iss 1, Jan 2007.  1 – 137. Stop at Section 3.5 (read through 3.4.3).

2. R Dhamija, JD Tygar, and M Hearst. Why Phishing Works. In Proc. ACM CHI 2006.

Optional Papers

B Payne, WK Edwards. A Brief Introduction to Usable Security. IEEE Internet Computing, IEEE Press. Vol. 12, No. 3, May/June, 2008. pp. 13-21

WK Edwards, E Poole, J Stoll. Security Automation Considered Harmful? NSPW’07.

A Whitten, JD Tyger. Why Johnny Can’t Encrypt: A Usability Evaluation of PGP 5.0. In Proc. USENIX Security Symposium (SSYM’99) - Vol.8. 14.

3D UIs and Augmented Reality

Required Papers

1. S Feiner. Augmented reality: A new way of seeing. Scientific American, 286(4), April 2002, 34-41.

2. J Lee, A Olwal, H Ishii, and C Boulanger. SpaceTop: integrating 2D and spatial 3D interactions in a see-through desktop environment. In Proc.  ACM CHI 2013. New York, NY, USA, 189-192.

3. S Henderson and S Feiner. Augmented reality in the psychomotor phase of a procedural task. In Proc. ISMAR 2011 (IEEE Int. Symp. on Mixed and Augmented Reality), Basel, Switzerland, Oct 26-29, 2011, 191-200.

Human Computation and Crowdsourcing

Required Papers

J Bigham, C Jayant, H Ji, G Little, A Miller, RC Miller, R Miller, A Tatarowicz, B White, S White and T Yeh. VizWiz: nearly real-time answers to visual questions. In Proc. UIST 2010. ACM Press. New York, NY, USA, 333-342.

E Agapie, L Colusso, S Munson, G Hsieh PlanSourcing: Generating Behavior Change Plans
with Friends and Crowds
In Proc. CSCW 2016. ACM Press.
San Francisco.

Optional Topics:

Personal Informatics

EK Choe, NB Lee, B Lee, W Pratt, JA Kientz. Understanding Quantified Selfers’ Practices in Collecting and Exploring Personal Data. In Proc. ACM CHI 2014 (to appear). ACM, New York, NY USA.

L Wilcox, J Woollen, J Prey, S Restaino, S Bakken, S Feiner, A Sackheim, D Vawdrey. Interactive Tools For Inpatient Medication Tracking: A Multi-Phase Study With Cardiothoracic Surgery Patients J Am Med Inform Assoc (JAMIA) Jan 2016; 23(1):144–58.

Optional Topics: Promoting Socio-Environmental Responsibility

1. T Dillahunt,  J Mankoff, E Paulos, and S  Fussell. It’s not all about green: Energy use in low-income communities. In Proceedings of the 11th international conference on Ubiquitous computing, pp. 255-264. ACM, 2009.

2. J Froehlich, L Findlater, J Landay. The Design of Eco-Feedback Technology. In Proc. ACM CHI 2010.

3. CA Le Dantec, RG Farrell, JE Christensen, M Bailey, JB Ellis, WA Kellogg, and WK Edwards. Publics in Practice: Ubiquitous Computing at a Shelter for Homeless Mothers. In Proc. ACM CHI 2011, 1687–1696


Optional Topics: Multimodal UIs

1. A Jaimes, N Sebe. Multimodal human–computer interaction: A survey, Computer Vision and Image Understanding. Vol 108, Iss 1–2, Oct–Nov 2007, Pages 116-134, ISSN 1077-3142.

2. T Paek, B Thiesson, YC Ju, B Lee. Search Vox: Leveraging multimodal refinement and partial knowledge for mobile voice search. In Proc. ACM User Interface Systems and Technology (UIST) 2008.