St Andrews HCI Research Group


Aug 2011

SACHI members presenting papers at conferences

Several SACHI members are presenting papers at leading international conferences in the upcoming months.
Aaron Quigley presented a paper co-authored with Mike Bennett at Stanford University entitled “Creating Personalized Digital Human Models Of Perception For Visual Analytics” at UMAP 2011 in Girona, Spain, on Thursday July 14th. Umer Rashid and Aaron Quigley co-authored a paper with Jarmo Kauko and Jonna Häkkiläat at Nokia Research Center entitled “Proximal and Distal Selection of Widgets: Designing Distributed UI for Mobile Interaction with Large Display”. It will be presented by Umer Rashid at MobileHCI 2011 in Stockholm, Sweden on Friday September 2nd. Aaron Quigley also co-authored a paper with Michael Farrugia and Neil Hurely entitled “SNAP: Towards a validation of the Social Network Assembly Pipeline” which was presented by Michael Farrugia at the International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan, on Monday July 25th.
Miguel Nacenta is a keynote speaker at the Integrating multi-touch and interactive surfaces into the research environment workshop in Oxford, UK, in September 16-17. He has also co-authored a paper with Sean Lynch and Sheelagh Carpendale which will be presented by Sean Lynch at Interact 2011 in Lisbon, Portugal. The talk is entitled: “ToCoPlay: Graphical Multi-touch Interaction for Composing and Playing Music”.
Per Ola Kristensson presented a paper on Thursday July 28th at the Association for Computational Linguistics‘s Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP 2011) in Edinburgh, UK. The talk was entitled “The Imagination of Crowds: Conversational AAC Language Modeling using Crowdsourcing and Large Data Sources”. On Monday August 29th he will present a paper at Interspeech 2011 in Florence, Italy. This talk will be in the multimodal signal processing session and it is entitled: “Asynchronous Multimodal Text Entry using Speech and Gesture Keyboards”. Shortly thereafter, on Thursday September 1st, he will present a paper at MobileHCI 2011 in Stockholm, Sweden. This talk is entitled “A Versatile Dataset for Text Entry Evaluations Based on Genuine Mobile Emails”. These papers were co-authored with Keith Vertanen at Princeton University. He also co-authored a paper which was presented on Saturday August 6th by Leif Denby at the 8th Eurographics Symposium on Sketch-Based Interfaces and Modeling (SBIM 2011) in Vancouver, Canada. The talk was entitled: “Continuous Recognition and Visualization of Pen Strokes and Touch-Screen Gestures”.