2/3/20 🌞 CHI 2020 🌞

We’re super excited about CHI 2020 in Hawai! We have 4 papers at the conference and are also participating in some workshops.

Full Papers

  • Acoustic transparency and the changing soundscape of auditory mixed reality (enlighten) (preprint) (video at end)
    • Mark McGill, David McGookin, Graham Wilson, Stephen Brewster

Workshops

Extended Abstracts / LBWs

  • Avoiding Collisions when Interacting with Levitating Particle (enlighten)
    • Maxime Reynal, Euan Freeman, Stephen Brewster
  • RubikAuth: Fast and Secure Authentication in Virtual Reality (enlighten) (preprint) (video at end)
    • Florian Mathis, John H. Williamson, Kami Vaniea, Mohamed Khamis
  • Knowledge-driven Biometric Authentication in Virtual Reality (enlighten) (preprint)
    • Florian Mathis, Hassan Ismail Fawaz, Mohamed Khamis

Videos


1/5/19 CHI 2019 Papers

We’re super excited about CHI 2019, which starts next week in our hometown of Glasgow! We have 8 papers at the conference and are also participating in some workshops.

Full Papers

  • PlaneVR: social acceptability of virtual reality for aeroplane passengers
    • Julie Williamson, Mark McGill, Khari Outram
  • Automating the Administration and Analysis of Psychiatric Tests: The Case of Attachment in School Age Children
    • Giorgio Roffo, Dong-Bach Vo, Mohammad Tayarani, Maki Rooksby, Alessandra Sorrentino, Simona Di Folco, Helen Minnis, Stephen Brewster, Alessandro Vinciarelli
  • DesignABILITY: Framework for the Design of Accessible Interactive Tools to Support Teaching to Children with Disabilities
    • Leandro Flórez-Aristizábal, Sandra Cano, César A Collazos, Andrés F Solano, Stephen Brewster
  • Haptic Navigation Cues on the Steering Wheel
    • Patrizia Di Campli San Vito, Gözel Shakeri, Stephen Brewster, Frank Pollick, Edward Brown, Lee Skrypchuk, Alexandros Mouzakitis
  • Automating the Administration and Analysis of Psychiatric Tests: The Case of Attachment in School Age Children
    • Giorgio Roffo, Dong-Bach Vo, Mohammad Tayarani, Maki Rooksby, Alessandra Sorrentino, Simona Di Folco, Helen Minnis, Stephen Brewster, and Alessandro Vinciarelli

Workshops

Extended Abstracts / LBWs

  • Gamification of a To-Do List with Emotionally Reinforcement
    • Shaun Macdonald, Stephen Brewster
  • Design-for-error for a stand-alone child attachment assessment tool
    • Maki Rooksby, Dong-Bach Vo, John Rooksby, Mohammad Tayarani, Rui Huan, Alessandro Vinciarelli, Helen Minnis, Stephen Brewster
  • Modulating Personal Audio to Convey Information
    • Jamie Ferguson, Stephen Brewster

Student Volunteers

  • Jamie Ferguson, Patrizia Di Campli San Vito, Gözel Shakeri

17/9/18 AutoUI 2018

We’re really happy to be going to AutoUI 2018 in Toronto, which starts next week! We have 2 papers at the conference and are also participating in some workshops.

Full Papers

  • Investigation of Thermal Stimuli for Lane Changes
    • Patrizia Di Campli San Vito, Frank Pollick, Stuart White, Lee Skrypchuk, Alexandros Mouzakitis and Stephen Brewster
  • May the Force Be with You: Ultrasound Haptic Feedback for Mid-Air Gesture Interaction in Cars
    • Gözel Shakeri, John H. Williamson, Stephen Brewster

Workshops

16/4/18 CHI 2018

We’re super excited about CHI 2018, which starts next week! We have three full papers at the conference and are also participating in some workshops.

Full Papers

  • Point-and-Shake: Selecting from Levitating Object Displays.
    • Euan Freeman, Julie Williamson, Sriram Subramanian and Stephen Brewster.
    • From the Levitate project.
  • Object Manipulation in Virtual Reality Under Increasing Levels of Translational Gain.
    • Graham Wilson, Mark McGill, Matthew Jamieson, Julie Williamson and Stephen Brewster.
  • Investigating Perceptual Congruence Between Data and Display Dimensions in Sonification.
    • Jamie Ferguson and Stephen Brewster.

Workshop Papers

  • Haptic Feedback for Mid-Air Gestures: What, When, How?
    • Euan Freeman, Praxitelis Kourtelos, Julie Williamson, and Stephen Brewster.
    • CHI 2018 Workshop on Mid-Air Haptics for Control Interfaces.
    • From the Levitate project.
  • On-Wheel vs Mid-Air Haptics: Where is Best for In-Car Interaction?
    • Graham Wilson and Stephen Brewster.
    • CHI 2018 Workshop on Mid-Air Haptics for Control Interfaces.
    • From the Prestige project.

Video Previews

28/9/17 SICSA DemoFest

We are going to be at SICSA DemoFest ’17 in Edinburgh on the 3rd of October. SICSA DemoFest is a yearly event that showcases Scottish computing science research and is mainly focused towards industry.

We’ll have demonstrations of acoustic levitation and mid-air haptics (from Levitate), future in-car interfaces (from our In-Car Interaction research), and new types of audio feedback.

15/5/17 Book Chapter on Multimodal Feedback

We contributed a book chapter to the recently published Handbook of Multimodal-Multisensor Interfaces. Our chapter (link) presents an overview of haptic and non-speech audio feedback, discusses examples and benefits of multimodal feedback, and looks at application areas where multimodal feedback can improve usability.

3/2/17 ABBI Project Completed

This week saw the conclusion of our EU-funded ABBI project, a three-year collaboration with the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Lund University, University of Hamburg, and the Chiossone Institute. You can read more about the ABBI project here.

The primary aim of the project was to develop and evaluate an audio bracelet to assist in the rehabilitation of young visually impaired children, to help them develop spatial understanding and movement skills. Our recent research on the project investigated how the capabilities of the ABBI audio bracelet could be used in other ways, to assist visually impaired children. This culminated in our CHI 2017 paper about audible beacons and how sound from such devices could be used to support independent play and movement. The following video gives a summary of this work.