Human Computer Interaction    (IASTED-HCI 2008)

March 17 – 19, 2008
Innsbruck, Austria
Editor(s): D. Cunliffe
304 pages
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Track Applications in Education FreeSubscription
611-031 A Tabletop Learning Environment for Logistics Assistants: Activating Teachers
G. Zufferey, P. Jermann, and P. Dillenbourg (Switzerland)
611-038 The Effective Design of Computer-based Aids for Teaching and Learning Music in Elementary Education
M.M. Waisman (USA)
611-053 Using Immersive Virtual Environments for Realistic Life-Size Fire Safety Training for Children
E. Ericson (USA) and S. Smith (Taiwan)
611-057 The Magic Wand: Enriching Shared Storybook Reading
C. Heger and A. Lucero (The Netherlands)
611-061 Interactive Computer Animation of Sketches of Data Structures
M. Esponda (Germany)
611-062 Time Machine: Creating a Mixed Reality Experience for Children
M.P. Nieminen and J. Viitanen (Finland)
Track Augmented and Virtual Realities FreeSubscription
611-005 Petri-Net based Interactive Behavior Specification and Control to Support Virtual Maintaining Training
T.-L. Sun, W.-C. Shiao, and W.-L. Kuo (Taiwan)
611-012 Basic Experiment for Switching Difficulty in Virtual Environment
S. Yamamoto, H. Miyashita, A. Miyata, M. Hayashi, and K. Okada (Japan)
611-023 Palm-On Haptic Environment in Augmented Reality
K. Asai, H. Kobayashi, and N. Takase (Japan)
611-051 A Sensors-based Two Hands Gestures Interface for Virtual Spaces
A.A. Palacios and D.M. Romano (UK)
611-059 An Approach to Direct Pointing using Head-Hand Coordination
M. Ishihara and Y. Ishihara (Japan)
611-065 A Pilot Study on Virtual Camera Control via Steady-State VEP in Immersing Virtual Environments
H. Touyama, M. Aotsuka, and M. Hirose (Japan)
Track Modes of Interaction FreeSubscription
611-013 A High-Level Command Processor for Human-Robot Interaction System
M.S. Sarkar (USA)
611-016 A Specification for a Haptic Graphic Display
D. Copeland and J. Finlay (UK)
611-021 Dimensionality Reduction and Classification of Myoelectric Signals for the Control of Upper-Limb Prostheses
K. Buchenrieder (Germany)
611-033 Text Entry Performance of VirHKey in Keyboard Use
B. Martin (France) and P. Isokoski (Finland)
611-034 Lazy Susan Chair Communication System for Remote Whole-Body Interaction and Connectedness
S. Wesugi and Y. Miwa (Japan)
611-071 Operating Networked Appliances using Gaze Information and Voice Recognition
N. Yuasa, K. Mitsui, H. Sakakibara, H. Igaki, M. Nakamura, and K.-i. Matsumoto (Japan)
611-089 Associative Rhythm Learning for Music Interaction
S. Kasahara (Japan), R. Saegusa (Italy), and S. Hashimoto (Japan)
Track Understanding Users FreeSubscription
611-015 The Psychology of Eye-Hand Coordination in Human Computer Interaction
M. Furtner and P. Sachse (Austria)
611-037 Prediction of Pathologist Navigation Patterns in Virtual Microscopy based on a Soft-Computing Approach
F. Gómez, M. Iregui, and E. Romero (Colombia)
611-039 Accounting for the Human Error when Building the User Profile
D. Scherer and M.d.F.Q. Vieira (Brazil)
611-076 A Method for Mapping and Measuring Users' Mental Models of the Depth/Breadth Tradeoff
N. Yuviler-Gavish (Israel) and A. Parush (Canada)
611-092 Emotion Recognition using Facial Expressions with Active Appearance Models
M.S. Ratliff and E. Patterson (USA)
Track Design and Evaluation FreeSubscription
611-006 User Interface Specification in Complex Web-based Information Spaces
T. Memmel, H. Ziegler, R. Oed, and H. Reiterer (Germany)
611-046 The Decision Centered Testing Methodology: Guidelines and Principles to Evaluate Decision Support Systems
R. Breton (Canada)
611-048 Inspector: Method and Tool for Visual UI Specification
T. Memmel and H. Reiterer (Germany)
611-050 User-Centered Design of a Secure P2P Personal and Social Networking Platform
Z. Antoniou and D.N. Kalofonos (USA)
611-055 Steering Wheel or Driving Wheel: Which Way is Up?
P. Grew (Italy)
611-086 Dyslexia as a Resource for Design
B. O'Keefe (UK)
Track Visualization FreeSubscription
611-022 Associating Graphical Objects with Release Year of Music
J. Holm and A. Aaltonen (Finland)
611-036 Information Visualization in Markets - The Stock Diamond
M. Blume and C. Weinhardt (Germany)
611-049 Advanced User Interfaces for Product Management Systems
F. Gundelsweiler and H. Reiterer (Germany)
611-095 A Dynamic Graph-based Visualization for Spreadsheets
B. Kankuzi and Y. Ayalew (Botswana)
Track Interaction on the Move FreeSubscription
611-010 Options for Spoken Human-Computer Authentication in Mobile Environments
L. O'Gorman, M.J. Sammon, J. Bentley, D.J. Skiba, and G.W. Erhart (USA)
611-027 Using Spatial Conditions for Proactive Computing and Interaction Metaphors
S. Streng (Germany), D. Guinard (Switzerland), H.-W. Gellersen (UK), and A. Schmidt (Germany)
611-077 The Role of Context for Specifying Wearable Computers
P.T. Kirisci and K.-D. Thoben (Germany)
611-080 Cell Phone Design for Teenage Use
A. Geven, J. Schrammel, M. Tscheligi, and M. Mayer (Austria)
611-091 Conversational Interfaces and Driving: Impact on Driving Behaviour and Attitude
I.-M. Jonsson (USA)
Track Collaborating and Communicating FreeSubscription
611-029 Expressing Individuality through Teleoperated Android: A Case Study with Children
S. Nishio, H. Ishiguro, M. Anderson, and N. Hagita (Japan)
611-042 Combination of Models and Logs for Visual Analysis of Data from Usability Evaluation
I. Maly, P. Slavik, and J. Kleindienst (Czech Republic)
611-044 "Dual Shell Method" for Interacting VR World with Limited Device Space
T. Sezaki, K. Akahane, M. Isshiki, and M. Sato (Japan)
611-047 Talk-In Interaction Reflects Usability of Virtual Collaboration Systems
C. Glaser, A. Tan, and A. Kondoz (UK)
611-056 The What and How of IM Functions in Distributed Scientific Collaboration
N.N. Binti Abdullah and S. Honiden (Japan)
611-068 Interaction Scenarios in the 'Social' Experience Factory: Assembling Collaborative Artefacts through Component Reuse and Social Interaction
D. Akoumianakis, N. Vidakis, G. Vellis, G. Milolidakis, and D. Kotsalis (Greece)
611-079 Co-Designing Mood Boards: Creating Dialogue with People
A. Lucero (The Netherlands) and K. Vaajakallio (Finland)
611-800 DigiShare - A Participative Methodology to Build Linked User Interfaces
I. Erfurth and W. Rossak (Germany)
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This publication covers the following topics: Analysis, Design, and Evaluation Methods; Artificial Intelligence and Agents; Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW); Computer-based Learning; Devices and Display Systems, Tools, and Interaction Techniques; Ecological Interfaces; Education about HCI; Formal Methods in HCI; Graphical User Interfaces; Groupware Interfaces; Guidelines and Design Heuristics; Societal Implications of HCI; HCI Case Studies; HCI in Mobile, Ubiquitous, and Pervasive Computing Contexts; HCI Theories, Methods, and Practice; Intelligent Systems; Interaction Design for People with Disabilities; Interaction through Wireless Communication Networks; Interfaces for Restricted Environments; Internalization and Implications of Culture on Design; Non-Verbal Interfaces; Perceptual and Adaptive User Interfaces; Psychological Aspects of HCI; Speech and Natural Language Interfaces; Support for Creativity and Learning; Theoretical Foundations of HCI; Universal Access and Usability; Usability Engineering; Usability Testing; User Interface Development; User Interface Software Tools, Architectures, and Technologies; User Modelling and Adaptation; User Profiling and Individual Differences between Users; User Support Systems; Virtual and Augmented Reality; Visions of HCI in the Future; and Visual Programming.

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