Publications

2017

Investigating People’s Rapport Building and Hindering Behaviors When Working with a Collaborative Robot

Stela H. Seo, Keelin Griffin, James E. Young, Andrea Bunt, Susan Prentice, Veronica Loureiro-Rodríguez. "Investigating people’s rapport building and hindering behaviors when working with a collaborative robot," International Journal of Social Robotics, 2017. Springer.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12369-017-0441-8

Frictio: Passive Kinesthetic Force Feedback for Smart Ring Output

Teng Han, Qian Han, Michelle Annett, Fraser Anderson, Da-Yuan Huang, and Xing-Dong Yang. 2017. Frictio: Passive Kinesthetic Force Feedback for Smart Ring Output. In Proceedings of the 30th Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST '17). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 131-142. https://doi.org/10.1145/3126594.3126622

SoundCraft: Enabling Spatial Interactions on Smartwatches using Hand Generated Acoustics

Teng Han, Khalad Hasan, Keisuke Nakamura, Randy Gomez, and Pourang Irani. 2017. SoundCraft: Enabling Spatial Interactions on Smartwatches using Hand Generated Acoustics. In Proceedings of the 30th Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST '17). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 579-591. https://doi.org/10.1145/3126594.3126612

Tortoise and the Hare Robot: Slow and steady almost wins the race, but finishes more safely

Daniel J. Rea, Mahdi Rahmani, Neil Bruce, James E. Young. "Tortoise and the Hare Robot: Slow and steady almost wins the race, but finishes more safely." In Proceedings of RO-MAN. IEEE. 2017 (to appear).

Where are the robots? In-feed embedded techniques for visualizing robot team member locations

S. H. Seo, J. E. Young, and P. Irani, “Where are the robots? In-feed embedded techniques for visualizing robot team member locations,” in IEEE RO-MAN, 2017. (to appear).

Monocle: Interactive Detail-in-Context Using Two Pan-and-Tilt Cameras to Improve Teleoperation Effectiveness

S. H. Seo, D. J. Rea, J. Wiebe, and J. E. Young, “Monocle: Interactive Detail-in-Context Using Two Pan-and-Tilt Cameras to Improve Teleoperation Effectiveness,” in IEEE RO-MAN, 2017. (to appear).

Designing a Gaze Gesture Guiding System

William Delamare, Teng Han, and Pourang Irani. 2017. Designing a gaze gesture guiding system. In Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI '17). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Article 26, 13 pages.

Tell Me More! Soliciting Reader Contributions to Software Tutorials

Patrick Dubois, Volodymyr Dziubak, Andrea Bunt. Tell Me More! Soliciting Reader Contributions to Software Tutorials. Proceedings of Graphics Interface (GI'17). 2017.  (Best Paper Award)

Ivy: Exploring Spatially Situated Visual Programming for Authoring and Understanding Intelligent Env

Barrett Ens, Fraser Anderson, Tovi Grossman, Michelle Annett, Pourang Irani and George FitzMaurice. 2017. Ivy: Exploring Spatially Situated Visual Programming for Authoring and Understanding Intelligent Environments. In Proceedings of Graphice Interface (GI '17), Edmonton, Alberta. CHCCS, to appear.

Evaluating Data-Driven Stories and Storytelling Tools

F. Amini, M. Brehmer, G. Bolduan, C. Elmer, and B. Wiederkehr. “Book chapter: Evaluating Data-Driven Stories and Storytelling Tools”. (CRC Press), 2017. (To appear)

Data Representations for In-Situ Exploration of Health and Fitness Data

Fereshteh Amini, Khalad Hasan, Andrea Bunt, and Pourang Irani. Data Representations for In-Situ Exploration of Health and Fitness Data. In Proceedings of the 11th EAI International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare (PervasiveHealth 2017), Barcelona, Spain. ACM. (To appear)

Soliciting Reader Contributions to Software Tutorials

Patrick Dubois. Soliciting Reader Contributions to Software Tutorials. M.Sc. Thesis (2017). University of Manitoba, Canada.

Wizard of Awwws: Exploring Psychological Impact on the Researchers in Social HRI Experiments

Daniel J. Rea, Denise Geiskkovitch, James E. Young. "Wizard of Awwws: Exploring Psychological Impact on the Researchers in Social HRI Experiments." In Proceedings of alt.HRI track, Human-Robot Interaction. ACM. 2017.

Picassnake: Robot Performance Art

Stela H. Seo and James E. Young. 2017. Picassnake: Robot Performance Art. HRI'17 Video & Demo Section, In proceedings of the 12th ACM/IEEE international conference on Human-Robot Interaction, HRI2017, Vienna, Austria. DOI=10.1145/3029798.3036650 http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3029798.3036650

An HRI Graduate Course for Exposing Technologists to the Importance of Considering Social Aspects of Technology

James E. Young, "An HRI Graduate Course for Exposing Technologists to the Importance of Considering Social Aspects of Technology". Journal of Human-Robot Interaction: Special Issue on Education in Human-Robot Interaction. (Accepted to appear).

AirPanes: Two-Handed Around-Device Interaction for Pane Switching on Smartphones

Khalad Hasan, David Ahlström, Junhyeok Kim, and Pourang Irani. 2017. AirPanes: Two-Handed Around-Device Interaction for Pane Switching on Smartphones. In Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '17). To appear.

Movers, Shakers, and Those Who Stand Still: visual attention-grabbing techniques in robot teleoperation

Daniel J. Rea, Stela H. Seo, Neil Bruce, James E. Young. "Movers, Shakers, and Those Who Stand Still: Visual attention-grabbing techniques in robot teleoperation." In Proceedings of Human-Robot Interaction. ACM. 2017.

2016

WristWhirl: One-handed Continuous Smartwatch Input using Wrist Gestures

Jun Gong, Xing-Dong Yang, and Pourang Irani. 2016. WristWhirl: One-handed Continuous Smartwatch Input using Wrist Gestures. In Proceedings of the 29th Annual Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST '16). ACM, 861-872.

Thumbs-Up: 3D Spatial Thumb-Reachable Space for One-Handed Thumb Interaction on Smartphones

Khalad Hasan, Junhyeok Kim, David Ahlström, and Pourang Irani. 2016. Thumbs-Up: 3D Spatial Thumb-Reachable Space for One-Handed Thumb Interaction on Smartphones. In Proceedings of the 2016 Symposium on Spatial User Interaction (SUI '16), 103-106. 

Spatial Analytic Interfaces (PhD Thesis)

Barrett Ens. 2016, Spatial Analytic Interfaces. PhD Thesis, University of Manitoba.

Shared Façades: Surface-Embedded Layout Management for Ad-Hoc Collaboration using Head-Worn Displays

Barrett Ens, Eyal Ofek, Neil Bruce, and Pourang Irani. 2016. Shared Façades: Surface-embedded layout management for ad-hoc collaboration using head-worn displays. Collaboration Meets Interactive Surfaces and Spaces (CMISS) – Theory and Practice. Craig Anslow, Pedro Campos, Joaquim Jorge, (Eds). Springer, in press.

Exploring Design Factors for Transforming Passive Vibration Signals into Smartwear Interactions

Teng Han, David Ahlström, Xing-Dong Yang, Ahmad Byagowi, and Pourang Irani. 2016. Exploring Design Factors for Transforming Passive Vibration Signals into Smartwear Interactions. In Proceedings of the 9th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (NordiCHI '16). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Article 35, 10 pages.

Combining Ring Input with Hand Tracking for Precise, Natural Interaction with SAIs

Barrett Ens, Ahmad Byagowi, Teng Han, Juan David Hincapié-Ramos, Pourang Irani. 2016. Combining Ring Input with Hand Tracking for Precise, Natural Interaction with SAIs. In Proceedings of the 4th symposium on Spatial User Interactions (SUI '16), Tokyo, Japan. ACM, to appear.

Moving Ahead with Peephole Pointing: Modelling Object Selection with Head-Worn Display Field of View

Barrett Ens, David Ahlström, Pourang Irani. 2016. Moving Ahead with Peephole Pointing: Modelling Object Selection with Head-Worn Display Field of View. In Proceedings of the 4th symposium on Spatial User Interactions (SUI '16), Tokyo, Japan. ACM, to appear.

3D Visualization of Astronomy Data Cubes using Immersive Displays

Gilles Ferrand, Jayanne English, Pourang Irani. 2016. 3D Visualization of Astronomy Data Cubes using Immersive Displays. Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Astronomical Society (CASCA). 

Playing the ‘Trust Game’ with Robots: Social Strategies and Experiences

Roberta C. Ramos Mota, Daniel J. Rea, Anna Le Tran, James E. Young, Ehud Sharlin and Mario C. Sousa. "Playing the 'Trust Game' with Robots: Social Strategies and Experiences," Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN). 2016. New York, USA.

Authoring Data-Driven Videos with DataClips

F. Amini, N. H. Riche, B. Lee, A. M. Hernández, and P. Irani. Authoring Data-Driven Videos with DataClips. To appear in IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, InfoVis 2016.

Supporting Visual Exploration for Multiple Users in Large Display Environments

S. K. Badam, F. Amini, N. Elmqvist, and P. Irani. Proxemic Lens: Multi-User Visual Exploration using Proxemics and Gestural Interaction. To appear in IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, VAST 2016.

Spatial Analytic Interfaces: Spatial User Interfaces for In-Situ Visual Analytics

Barrett Ens, Pourang Irani. 2016. Spatial Analytic Interfaces: Spatial User Interfaces for In-Situ Visual Analytics. IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications , vol.37, issue 2, pp.66-79. DOI: 10.1109/MCG.2016.38

Icons for Kids: Can Young Children Understand Graphical Representations of App Store Categories?

Wiebe, M., Geiskovitvch, D.Y.,  Bunt, A., Young, J.E., and Glenwright, M. Icons for kids: Can young kids understand graphical representations of App store categories? Proceedings of Graphics Interface 2016, 4 pages, to appear.

Switter: Supporting Exploration of Software Learning Materials on Social Media

V. Dziubak, P. Dubois, A. Bunt, M. Terry. 2016. Switter: Supporting Exploration of Software Learning Materials on Social Media. ACM SIGCHI Conference on Designing Interactive Systems - DIS'16

The Frustrations and Benefits of Mobile Device Usage in the Home when Co-Present with Family Members

Erick Odour, Carman Neustaedter, William Odom, Anthony Tang, Niala Moallem, Melanie Tory, and Pourang Irani. 2016) The Frustrations and Benefits of Mobile Device Usage in the Home when Co-Present with Family members. In Proceedings of Designing Interactive Systems. Brisbane, Australia. DIS ’16. ACM Press.

GyroWand: An Approach to IMU-Based Raycasting for Augmented Reality

J. D. Hincapié-Ramos, K. Özacar, P. P. Irani and Y. Kitamura.2016. GyroWand: An Approach to IMU-Based Raycasting for Augmented Reality. In IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 36, no. 2, pp. 90-96, Mar.-Apr. 2016. 

Exploring User Attitudes Towards Different Approaches to Command Recommendation in Feature-Rich Software

Michelle Wiebe, Denise Y. Geiskkovitch, and Andrea Bunt. "Exploring User Attitudes Towards Different Approaches to Command Recommendation in Feature-Rich Software." Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces - IUI'16

Integrating Comments in Video Tutorials

Samiul Alam Anik. Integrating Comments in Video Tutorials. M.Sc. Thesis (2015). University of Manitoba.

Please Continue, We Need More Data: An Exploration of Obedience to Robots

Geiskkovitch, D. Y., Seo, S. H., Cormier, D., Young, J. E. (2016). Please continue, we need more data: an exploration of obedience to robots. Journal of Human Robot Interaction.

2015

And he built a crooked camera: a mobile visualization tool to view four-dimensional geometric objects

Nico Li, Daniel J. Rea, James E. Young, Ehud Sharlin, and Mario. C. Sousa, "And he built a crooked camera: a mobile visualization tool to view four-dimensional geometric objects" , Proceedings of the SIGGRAPH Asia 2015 Mobile Graphics and Interactive Applications (SA'15). 2015. Kobe, Japan.

Candid Interaction: Revealing Hidden Mobile and Wearable Computing Activities

Barrett Ens, Tovi Grossman, Fraser Anderson, Justin Matejka and George Fitzmaurice. 2015. Candid Interaction: Revealing Hidden Mobile and Wearable Computing Activities. In Proceedings of the 28th User Interface Software and Technology Symposium (UIST '15). Charlotte, NC, USA, 467-476.

Desktop-Gluey: Augmenting Desktop Environments with Wearable Devices.

Marcos Serrano, Barrett Ens, Xing-Dong Yang and Pourang Irani. (2015). Desktop-Gluey: Augmenting Desktop Environments with Wearable Devices. Workshop on Mobile Collocated Interactions with Wearables, MobileHCI '15. Copenhagen, Denmark, ACM.

Shared Presence and Collaboration Using a Co-Located Humanoid Robot

Johann Wentzel, Daniel J. Rea, James E. Young, Ehud Sharlin, "Shared Presence and Collaboration Using a Co-Located Humanoid Robot", In Adjunct Proceedings of the 3rd ACM International Conference on Human-Agent Interaction (HAI '15). 2015.

Inspector Baxter: The Social Aspects of Integrating a Robot as a Quality Inspector in an Assembly Line

Amy Banh, Daniel J. Rea, James E. Young, Ehud Sharlin, "Inspector Baxter: The Social Aspects of Integrating a Robot as a Quality Inspector in an Assembly Line", In Proceedings of the 3rd ACM International Conference on Human-Agent Interaction (HAI '15). 2015.

Check Your Stereotypes at the Door: an Analysis of Gender Typecasts in Social Human-Robot Interaction

Daniel J. Rea, Yan Wang and James E. Young (2015) Check Your Stereotypes at the Door: an Analysis of Gender Typecasts in Social Human-Robot Interaction, International Conference on Social Robotics (ICSR). Springer. 

Women and Men Collaborating with Robots on Assembly Lines: Designing a Novel Evaluation Scenario for Collocated Human-Robot Teamwork

Stela H. Seo, Jihyang Gu, Seongmi Jeong, Keelin Griffin, James E. Young, Andrea Bunt, and Susan Prentice. 2015. Women and men collaborating with robots on assembly lines: designing a novel evaluation scenario for collocated human-robot teamwork. In Proceedings of the third international conference on Human-agent interaction (HAI '15). ACM, Daegu, Kyungpook, Republic of Korea. DOI=10.1145/2814940.2814948 http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2814940.2814948

SAMMI: A Spatially-Aware Multi-Mobile Interface for Analytic Map Navigation Tasks

Khalad Hasan, David Ahlström, and Pourang Irani. 2015. SAMMI: A Spatially-Aware Multi-Mobile Interface for Analytic Map Navigation Tasks. In Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI '15), 36-45.

Comparing Direct Off-Screen Pointing, Peephole, and Flick&Pinch Interaction for Map Navigation

Khalad Hasan, David Ahlström, and Pourang Irani. 2015. Comparing Direct Off-Screen Pointing, Peephole, and Flick&Pinch Interaction for Map Navigation. In Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on Spatial User Interaction (SUI 2015). Los Angeles, USA. ACM. 99-102.

Spatial Constancy of Surface-Embedded Layouts across Multiple Environments

Barrett Ens, Eyal Ofek, Neil Bruce and Pourang Irani. 2015. Spatial Constancy of Surface-Embedded Layouts across Multiple Environments. In Proceedings of the 3rd symposium on Spatial User Interactions (SUI '15). Los Angeles, USA. ACM, 65-68.

Gluey: Developing a Head-Worn Display Interface to Unify the Interaction Experience in Distributed Display Environments

Marcos Serrano, Barrett Ens, Xing-Dong Yang and Pourang Irani. 2015. Gluey: Developing a Head-Worn Display Interface to Unify the Interaction Experience in Distributed Display Environments. In Proceedings of MobileHCI'15, August 24, Copenhagen, Denmark. ACM, 161-171.

Elucidating the Role and Use of Bioinformatics Software in Life Science Research

Sarah Morrison-Smith, Christina Boucher, Andrea Bunt, and Jaime Ruiz. 2015. Elucidating the role and use of bioinformatics software in life science research. In Proceedings of the 2015 British HCI Conference (British HCI '15). ACM, 230-238

How to Manage Robots and People Working Together

Young, J. E. How to Manage Robots and People Working Together. Wall Street Journal Journal Report: Leadership. June 3, 2015. Wall Street Journal

StencilMaps and EphemeralMaps: Spatially Stable Interfaces that Highlight Command Subsets

Scarr, J., Gutwin, C., Cockburn, A. and Bunt, A. (2015) StencilMaps and EphemeralMaps: Spatially Stable Interfaces that Highlight Command Subsets. Behaviour and Information Technology, 34(11), 1092-1106.

Exploring Personalized Command Recommendations based on Information Found in Web Documentation

Khan, Md Adnan Alam, Volodymyr Dziubak, and Andrea Bunt. "Exploring Personalized Command Recommendations based on Information Found in Web Documentation." Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces. ACM, 2015.

Would you feel sorry for a simulated robot? Study shows people empathize more with the real thing

Stela H. Seo, Denise Geiskkovitch, Masayuki Nakane, Corey King, and James E. Young. Would you feel sorry for a simulated robot? Study shows people empathize more with the real thing. Robohub, March 2015. http://robohub.org/would-you-feel-sorry-for-a-simulated-robot-study-shows-people-empathize-more-with-the-real-thing/

Smartwatches + Head-Worn Displays: the ‘New’ Smartphone

Marcos Serrano, Khalad Hasan, Barrett Ens, Xing-Dong Yang and Pourang Irani. (2015). Smartwatches + Head-Worn Displays: the ‘New’ Smartphone. Workshop on Mobile Collocated Interactions: From Smartphones to Wearables, CHI 2015. Seoul, Korea. ACM.

The Effect of Signal Expense and Dependability on Family Communication in Rural and Northern Canada

Roberta M. Melvin, Andrea Bunt, Erick Odour and Carman Neustaedter (2015). The Effect of Signal Expense and Dependability on Family Communication in Rural and Northern Canada. Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2015), 717-726

Understanding Data Videos: Looking at Narrative Visualization through the Cinematography Lens

Amini, F., Riche, N. H., Lee, B., Hurter, C., and Irani, P. Understanding Data Videos: Looking at Narrative Visualization through the Cinematography Lens. Proc. CHI: SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing System, 2015. 23% acceptance rate.

PaintBoard - Prototyping Interactive Character Behaviours by Digitally Painting Storyboards (Thesis)

Daniel J. Rea. PaintBoard - Prototyping Interactive Character Behaviours by Digitally Painting Storyboards. M.Sc. Thesis (2015). University of Manitoba, Canada.

A simulated robot versus a real robot (2015)

Stela H. Seo. A simulated robot versus a real robot: an exploration of how robot embodiment impacts people's empathic responses. M.Sc. Thesis (2015). University of Manitoba, Canada.

Autonomy, Embodiment, and Obedience to Robots

Denise Geiskkovitch, Stela H. Seo, James E. Young. “Autonomy, Embodiment, and Obedience to Robots,” In the adjunct proceedings of the 10th ACM/IEEE international conference on Human-Robot Interaction, HRI’2015, HRI Pioneers Workshop, Portland, Oregon, USA.

Poor Thing! Would You Feel Sorry for a Simulated Robot? A comparison of empathy toward a physical and a simulated robot

Stela H. Seo, Denise Geiskkovitch, Masayuki Nakane, Corey King, James E. Young. “Poor Thing! Would You Feel Sorry for a Simulated Robot? A comparison of empathy toward a physical and a simulated robot,” In proceedings of the 10th ACM/IEEE international conference on Human-Robot Interaction, HRI’2015, Portland, Oregon, USA.

2014

Sensing Techniques for Tablet+Stylus Interaction

Ken Hinckley, Michel Pahud, Hrvoje Benko, Pourang Irani, François Guimbretière, Marcel Gavriliu, Xiang 'Anthony' Chen, Fabrice Matulic, William Buxton, Andrew Wilson. 2014. Sensing techniques for tablet+stylus interaction. Proceedings of the 27th annual ACM symposium on User interface software and technology (UIST 2014). Honolulu, USA. 605-614. (Best Paper Award)

Task-Centric Interfaces for Feature-Rich Software

Ben Lafreniere, Andrea Bunt, and Michael Terry (2014). Task-Centric Interfaces for Feature-Rich Software. In Proceedings of OzCHI, pp. 49 - 58.

Gendering Human-Robot Interaction: exploring how a person's gender impacts attitudes toward and interaction with robots

Yan Wang. Gendering Human-Robot Interaction: exploring how a person's gender impacts attitudes toward and interaction with robots. M.Sc. Thesis (2014). University of Manitoba, Canada.

Alerting Users by Animating Content on a Transforming Tabletop Interface

Stela H. Seo, Kazuki Takashima, Jim Young, Yoshifumi Kitamura, "Alerting Users by Animating Content on a Transforming Tabletop Interface", In Proceedings of the Human Interface Symposium. 2014.

Ethereal Planes: A Design Framework for 2D Information Spaces in 3D Mixed Reality Environments

Barrett Ens, Juan David Hincapié-Ramos and Pourang Irani. 2014. Ethereal Planes: A Design Framework for 2D Information Spaces in 3D Mixed Reality Environments. In Proceedings of the 2nd symposium on Spatial user interactions (SUI '14). Honolulu, USA, 2-12.

FlockViz: A Visualization Technique to Facilitate Multi-dimensional Analytics of Spatio-temporal Cluster Data

Zahid Hossain. 2014. FlockViz: A Visualization Technique to Facilitate Multi-dimensional Analytics of Spatio-temporal Cluster Data. Master's thesis, University of Manitoba.

Can Robots be Managers, Too?

Young, James E., Cormier, Derek. "Can Robots be Managers, Too?." Harvard Business Review.  April 2, 2014. http://blogs.hbr.org/2014/04/can-robots-be-managers-too/. (invited)

Characterizing Web-Based Tutorials: Exploring Quality, Community, and Showcasing Strategies

Matthew Lount and Andrea Bunt (2014) Characterizing web-based tutorials: Exploring quality, community, and showcasing strategies. Proceedings of SIGDOC 2014, ACM Conference on the Design of Communication, Colorado Spring, CO, article 6, 10 pages

Exploring and evaluating the effects of user-enhanced video browsing

Roiy Shpaner. 2014. Exploring and evaluating the effects of user-enhanced video browsing. Master's thesis, University of Manitoba.

More Human than Human? A Visual Processing Approach to Exploring Believability of Android Faces

Masayuki Nakane, James E. Young, and Neil D. B. Bruce. "More Human than Human? A Visual Processing Approach to Exploring Believability of Android Faces." In the proceeding of the 2nd ACM International Conference on Human-Agent Interaction, 2014.

PaintBoard – Prototyping Interactive Character Behaviors by Digitally Painting Storyboards

Daniel J. Rea, Takeo Igarashi, James E. young, "PaintBoard – Prototyping Interactive Character Behaviors by Digitally Painting Storyboards", In Proceedings of the 2nd ACM International Conference on Human-Agent Interaction (HAI '14). 2014.  (Best Paper Award)

Visualizing Geo-temporal Documents: An Application to Data from Crisis Maps

Hina Aman. 2014. Visualizing Geo-temporal Documents: An Application to Data from Crisis Maps. Master's thesis, University of Manitoba.

A Color Blending Model and A Color Correction Algorithm for Additive Optical See-through Displays

Srikanth S. Sridharan. 2014. A Color Blending Model and A Color Correction Algorithm for Additive Optical See-through Displays. Master's thesis, University of Manitoba.

Are You Comfortable Doing That?: Acceptance Studies of Around-Device Gestures in and for Public Settings

David Ahlström, Khalad Hasan, Pourang Irani. 2014. Are You Comfortable Doing That?: Acceptance Studies of Around-Device Gestures in and for Public Settings. In Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI 2014). Toronto, Canada. ACM. To Appear.

Identifying Suitable Projection Parameters and Display Configurations for Mobile True-3D Displays

Marcos Serrano, Dale Hildebrandt, Sriram Subramanian, Pourang Irani. 2014. Identifying Suitable Projection Parameters and Display Configurations for Mobile True-3D Displays. In Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI 2014). Toronto, Canada. ACM. To Appear.

SmartColor: Real-Time Color Correction and Contrast for Optical See-Through Head-Mounted Displays

Hincapié-Ramos, J.D., Ivanchuk, L., Sridharan, S.K. and Irani, P. 2014. SmartColor: Real-Time Color Correction and Contrast for Optical See-Through Head-Mounted Displays. In Proc. ISMAR ’14. ACM. To Appear.

“Kid-in-the-Loop” Content Control: A Collaborative and Education-oriented Content Filtering Approach

Yasmeen Essam Hashish. "Kid-in-the-Loop" Content Control: A Collaborative and Education-oriented Content Filtering Approach. M.Sc. Thesis (2014). University of Manitoba, Canada.

IntelWiki - Recommending Reference Materials in Context to Facilitate Editing Wikipedia

Mohammad Noor Nawaz. (2014) IntelWiki - Recommending Reference Materials in Context to Facilitate Editing Wikipedia. M.Sc. Thesis. University of Manitoba, Canada.

The Impact of Interactivity on Comprehending 2D and 3D Visualizations of Movement Data

Amini, F., Rufiange, S., Hossain, Z., Ventura, Q., Irani, P., and McGuffin, M. J. "The Impact of Interactivity on Comprehending 2D and 3D Visualizations of Movement Data", IEEE Transactions on Visualization & Computer Graphics , no. 1, pp. 1, PrePrints, doi:10.1109/TVCG.2014.2329308. To be presented at IEEEVis 2014.

Tutorial Activity Levels: Exploring Representations and Impacts on the Tutorial Experience

Hayley Guillou and Andrea Bunt. Tutorial Activity Levels: Exploring Representations and Impacts on the Tutorial Experience. GRAND 2014, GRAND NCE Annual Conference, poster.

Investigating Connectivity Challenges and Available Mitigation for Communication in Rural and Remote

Melvin, R., Investigating Connectivity Challenges and Available Mitigation for Communication in Rural and Remote Environments, Master's Thesis, 2014, University of Manitoba

Revisiting Crisis Maps with Geo-Temporal Tag Visualization

Hina Aman, Pourang Irani and Fereshteh Amini. "Revisiting Crisis Maps with Geo-Temporal Tag Visualization." Visualization Symposium (PacificVis), 2014 IEEE Pacific. IEEE, 2014.

cAR: Contact Augmented Reality with Transparent-Display Mobile Devices

Hincapié-Ramos, J.D., Roscher, S., Büschel, W., Kister, U., Dachselt, R. and Irani, P. 2014. cAR: Contact Augmented Reality with Transparent-Display Mobile Devices. In Proceedings of the 3rd ACM International Symposium on Pervasive Displays (PerDis '14). ACM. To Appear.

The Consumed Endurance Workbench: A Tool to Assess Arm Fatigue during Mid-Air Interactions

Hincapié-Ramos, J.D., Guo, X., and Irani, P. 2014. The Consumed Endurance Workbench: A Tool to Assess Arm Fatigue during Mid-Air Interactions. In Proc. DIS ’14 Demos. ACM. To Appear.

A Dog Tail Interface for Communicating Affective States of Utility Robots

Ashish Singh. A Dog Tail Interface for Communicating Affective States of Utility Robots. M.Sc. Thesis (2014). University of Manitoba, Canada.

IntelWiki: Recommending Resources to Help Users Contribute to Wikipedia

Mohammad Noor Nawaz and Andrea Bunt (2014) IntelWiki: Recommending Resources to Help Users Contribute to Wikipedia. In Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation, and Personalization (UMAP 2014), pp. 303-404.

Personal Command and Control: A Spatial Interface for Head-Worn Displays as a Platform for Everyday Visual Analytics

Barrett Ens and Pourang Irani. 2014. Personal Command and Control: A Spatial Interface for Head-Worn Displays as a Platform for Everyday Visual Analytics. In Workshop on Personal Visual Analytics (DIS '14), Vancouver, Canada. 4 Pages.

tPad: Designing Transparent-Display Mobile Interactions

Hincapié-Ramos, J.D., Roscher, S., Büschel, W., Kister, U., Dachselt, R. and Irani, P. 2014. tPad: Designing Transparent-Display Mobile Interactions. In Proceedings of the 10th ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (DIS '14). ACM. Honorable Mention Award.

Beyond “Pink” and “Blue”: Gendered Attitudes Towards Robots in Society

Yan Wang and James E. Young (2014) Beyond "Pink" and "Blue": Gendered Attitudes Towards Robots in Society. Proceedings of Gender and IT Appropriation (GenderIT'14), Pages 49 -59

Designing Interactive Transparent Exhibition Cases @ PATCH ’14

Hincapié-Ramos, J. D., Guo, X. and Irani, P. 2014. Designing Interactive Transparent Exhibition Cases. Proceedings of the third international ACM workshop on Personalized access to cultural heritage (PATCH ’14). February 2014. ACM.

ChronoTwigger: A Visual Analytics Tool for Understanding Source and Test Co-Evolution

Barrett Ens, Daniel Rea, Roiy Shpaner, Hadi Hemmati, James E. Young, Pourang Irani. 2014. ChronoTwigger: A Visual Analytics Tool for Understanding Source and Test Co-Evolution. In Proceedings of the 2nd IEEE Working Conference on Software Visualization (VISSOFT 2014). Victoria, Canada. IEEE, 117-126.

Exploring the Use of Hand-To-Face Input for Interacting with Head-Worn Displays

Marcos Serrano, Barrett Ens and Pourang Irani. 2014. Exploring the Use of Hand-To-Face Input for Interacting with Head-Worn Displays. In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors and Computing Systems (CHI '14). Toronto, Canada. ACM, 3181-3190.

The Personal Cockpit: A Spatial Interface for Effective Task Switching on Head-Worn Displays

Barrett Ens, Rory Finnegan and Pourang Irani. 2014. The Personal Cockpit: A Spatial Interface for Effective Task Switching on Head-Worn Displays. In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors and Computing Systems (CHI '14). Toronto, Canada. ACM, 3171-3180.

Involving Children in Content Control:  A Collaborative and Education-Oriented Content Filtering App

Yasmeen Hashish, Andrea Bunt, and James E. Young (2014) Involving Children in Content Control: A Collaborative and Education-Oriented Content Filtering Approach. In Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2014), pp. 1797-1806.

TaggedComments: Promoting and Integrating User Comments in Online Application Tutorials

Andrea Bunt, Patrick Dubois, Ben Lafreniere, Michael Terry, and David Cormack (2014) TaggedComments: Promoting and Integrating User Comments in Online Application Tutorials. In Proceedings of the ACM Confererence on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2014), pp. 4037-4046.

The Usability of CommandMaps in Realistic Tasks

Joey Scarr, Andy Cockburn, Carl Gutwin, Andrea Bunt and Jared Cechanowicz (2014) The Usability of Command Maps in Realistic Tasks. In Proceedings of the ACM COonference in Human Factors in Computing Systems, pp. 2241-2250.

Consumed Endurance: A Metric to Quantify Arm Fatigue of Mid-Air Interactions

Hincapié-Ramos, J.D., Guo, X., Moghadasian, P. and Irani, P. 2014. Consumed endurance: a metric to quantify arm fatigue of mid-air interactions. In Proceedings of the 32nd annual ACM conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI '14). ACM

2013

Ouch! How Embodied Damage Indicators in First-Person Shooting Games Impact Gaming

James E. Young, Ibrahim Shahin, and Masayuki Nakane. "Ouch! How Embodied Damage Indicators in First-Person Shooting Games Impact Gaming Experience." Advances in Computer Entertainment. Springer International Publishing, 2013. 660-664.

U-PriSM 2: the second usable privacy and security for mobile devices workshop

Sonia Chiasson, Heather Crawford, Serge Egelman, Pourang Irani: U-PriSM 2: the second usable privacy and security for mobile devices workshop. In Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI' 2013) 630-632, Munich, Germany. ACM.

Ubiquitous Analytics: Interacting with Big Data Anywhere, Anytime

Niklas Elmqvist, Pourang Irani: Ubiquitous Analytics: Interacting with Big Data Anywhere, Anytime. IEEE Computer 46(4): 86-89 (2013)

Adapting the Laban Effort System to Design Affect-Communicating Locomotion Path for a Flying Robot

Megha Sharma. Adapting the Laban Effort System to Design Affect-Communicating Locomotion Path for a Flying Robot. M.Sc. Thesis (2013). University of Manitoba, Canada.

Characterising the Quality of Online Task-Based Application Tutorials

Matthew Lount. (2013) Characterising the Quality of Online Task-Based Application Tutorials. M.Sc. Thesis. University of Manitoba, Canada.

Color Correction for Optical See-Through Displays Using Display Color Profiles

Sridharan, S.K., Hincapié-Ramos, J.D., Flatla, D.R. and Irani, P. 2013. Color correction for optical see-through displays using display color profiles. In Proceedings of the 19th ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology (VRST '13). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 231-240. 

Interactive exploration of surveillance video through actionshot summarization and trajectory visual

Amir H. Meghdadi, Pourang Irani. 2013. Interactive Exploration of Surveillance Video through Action Shot Summarization and Trajectory Visualization. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics. 19.12 (2013): 2119 - 2128. IEEE

Surround-See: Enabling Peripheral Vision on Smartphones during Active Use

Xing-Dong Yang, Khalad Hasan, Neil Bruce, Pourang Irani. 2013. Surround-See: Enabling Peripheral Vision on Smartphones during Active Use. In Proceedings of the 26th Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST'13). St. Andrews, UK. ACM.

High-Precision Pointing on Large Wall Displays using Small Handheld Devices

Mathieu Nancel, Olivier Chapuis, Emmanuel Pietriga, Xing-Dong Yang, Pourang P. Irani, Michel Beaudouin-Lafon. High-Precision Pointing on Large Wall Displays using Small Handheld Devices. In Proceedings of the 31st International Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2013). Paris, France. ACM. 831-840

Would You Do as a Robot Commands? An Obedience Study for Human-Robot Interaction

Derek Cormier, Gem Newman, Masayuki Nakane, James E. Young, Stephane Durocher. Would You Do as a Robot Commands? An Obedience Study for Human-Robot Interaction. In Proceedings of the First International Conference on Human-Agent Interaction, iHAI'13.

User-Centered Programming by Demonstration: Stylistic Elements of Behavior

James E. Young, Kentaro Ishii, Takeo Igarashi, and Ehud Sharlin. User-Centered Programming by Demonstration: Stylistic Elements of Behavior. In Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, IJCAI '13. To appear.

CrashAlert: Enhancing Peripheral Alertness for Eyes-Busy Mobile Interaction while Walking

Hincapié-Ramos, J.D. and Irani, P. 2013. CrashAlert: Enhancing Peripheral Alertness for Eyes-Busy Mobile Interaction while Walking. In Proceedings of the 31st International Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '13). Paris, France. ACM. 3385-3388

Enabling User Interactions with Video Contents

Khalad Hasan, Yang Wang, Wing Kwong and Pourang Irani. 2013. Enabling User Interactions with Video Contents. In Proceedings of the Tenth Conference on Computer and Robot Vision (CRV 2013). Regina, Saskatchewan. IEEE. 234-241.

AD-Binning: Leveraging Around Device Space for Storing, Browsing and Retrieving Mobile Device Content

Khalad Hasan, David Ahlström and Pourang Irani. 2013. AD-Binning: Leveraging Around Device Space for Storing, Browsing and Retrieving Mobile Device Content. In Proceedings of the 31st International Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2013). Paris, France. ACM. 899-908.

Animal-Inspired Peripheral Interaction: Evaluating a Dog-Tail Interface for Communicating Robotic States

Ashish Singh, James E. Young. Animal-Inspired Peripheral Interaction: Evaluating a Dog-Tail Interface for Communicating Robotic States. In proceedings of the Workshop on Peripheral Interaction: Embedding HCI in Everyday Life at the 14th IFIP TC 13 international conference on Human-Computer Interaction - INTERACT'13, 33-38.

Improving Tutorial Selection and Use Through Enhanced User Commenting Facilities

Patrick Dubois, Andrea Bunt, Matthew Lount, Ben Lafreniere and Michael Terry. Improving Tutorial Selection and Use Through Enhanced User Commenting Facilities. GRAND 2013, GRAND NCE Annual Conference, poster.

An Interface for Remote Robotic Manipulator Control That Reduces Task Load and Fatigue

Ashish Singh, Stela H. Seo, Yasmeen Hashish, Masayuki Nakane, James E. Young, Andrea Bunt. An Interface for Remote Robotic Manipulator Control That Reduces Task Load and Fatigue. In proceedings of the IEEE international conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, 2013. RO-MAN'2013, to appear.

A Dog Tail for Utility Robots: Exploring Affective Properties of Tail Movement

Ashish Singh, James E. Young. A Dog Tail for Utility Robots: Exploring Affective Properties of Tail Movement. In proceedings of the 14th IFIP TC 13 international conference on Human-Computer Interaction - INTERACT'13, 403-419.

Understanding the Roles and Uses of Web Tutorials

Ben Lafreniere, , , and . (2013) Understanding the Roles and Uses of Web Tutorials. Proceedings of the AAAI International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM 2013), 303–310.

Design and Evaluation Techniques for Authoring Interactive and Stylistic Behaviors

James E. Young, Takeo Igarashi, Ehud Sharlin, Daisuke Sakamoto, and Jeffrey Allen. Design and Evaluation Techniques for Authoring Interactive and Stylistic Behaviors. ACM Transactions on intelligent and interactive Systems (TiiS). In Press. ACM.

Teaching Robots Style: Designing, Evaluating Style-by-Demonstration for Interactive Robot Locomotion

James E. Young, Ehud Sharlin, and Takeo Igarashi. Teaching Robots Style: Designing and Evaluating Style-by-Demonstration for Interactive Robotic Locomotion. Human-Computer Interaction, 28(5), 2013. Taylor.

Exploring the Role of Affect Recognition in Web-Capable Applications

Stela H. Seo, James E. Young, and Andrea Bunt. 2013. Exploring the Role of Affect Recognition in Web-Capable Applications. GI '13 Poster Section Proceedings of Graphics Interface 2013. Regina, Saskatchewan.

Communicating affect via flight path: exploring use of the laban effort system for designing affective locomotion paths

Megha Sharma, Dale Hildebrandt, Gem Newman, James E. Young, and Rasit Eskicioglu. 2013. Communicating affect via flight path: exploring use of the laban effort system for designing affective locomotion paths. In Proceedings of the 8th ACM/IEEE international conference on Human-robot interaction (HRI '13). IEEE Press, Piscataway, NJ, USA, 293-300. best paper nomination

A Dog Tail for Communicating Robotic States

Ashish Singh and James E. Young. 2013. A dog tail for communicating robotic states. In adjunct proceedings (video abstracts) of the 8th ACM/IEEE international conference on Human-Robot interaction - HRI '13 (2013), 417-418. Best Video Award 2nd Prize.

Challenges and Opportunities for Mathematics Software in Expert Problem Solving

Andrea Bunt, Michael Terry, Edward Lank. 2013. Challenges and Opportunities for Mathematics Software in Expert Problem Solving. Journal of Human–Computer Interaction, 28(3), 222-264.

2012

Are Explanations Always Important? A Study of Deployed, Low-Cost Intelligent Interactive Systems

Andrea Bunt, Matthew Lount, and Catherine Lauzon. 2012. Are explanations always important?: a study of deployed, low-cost intelligent interactive systems. In Proceedings of the 2012 ACM international conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI '12), 169-178.

Animal-Inspired Human-Robot Interaction: A Robotic Tail for Communicating State

Ashish Singh and James E. Young. 2012. Animal-Inspired Human-Robot Interaction: A Robotic Tail for Communicating State. In adjunct proceedings (late-breaking reports) of the seventh annual ACM/IEEE international conference on Human-Robot Interaction - HRI’12 (2012), 237–238.

EdgeSplit: Facilitating the Selection of Off-Screen Objects

Zahid Hossain, Khalad Hasan, Hai-Ning Liang and Pourang Irani.. 2012. EdgeSplit: Facilitating the Selection of Off-Screen Objects.. In Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI 2012). San Francisco, CA. ACM.

See Me, See You: A Lightweight Method for Discriminating User Touches on Tabletop Displays

Hong Zhang, Xing-Dong Yang, Barrett Ens, Hai-Ning Liang, Pierre Boulanger and Pourang Irani. 2012. See Me, See You: A Lightweight Method for Discriminating User Touches on Tabletop Displays. In Proceedings of the 30th international conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI 2012). Austin, Texas. ACM, 2327-2336.

Evaluating Finger Orientation for Position Awareness on Multi-touch Tabletop System

Hong Zhang. 2012. Evaluating Finger Orientation for Position Awareness on Multi-touch Tabletop System. Master's thesis, University of Manitoba.

A-Coord Input: Coordinating Auxiliary Input Streams for Augmenting Contextual Pen-Based Interactions

Khalad Hasan, Xing-Dong Yang, Andrea Bunt and Pourang Irani. 2012. A-Coord Input: Coordinating Auxiliary Input Streams for Augmenting Contextual Pen-Based Interactions. In Proceedings of the 30th international conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI 2012). Austin, Texas. ACM, 805-814.

A-Coord Input: Augmented Pen-Based Interactions by Combining Auxiliary Input Channels

Khalad Hasan. 2012. A-Coord Input: Augmented Pen-Based Interactions by Combining Auxiliary Input Channels. Master's thesis, University of Manitoba.

Putting your best foot forward: investigating real-world mappings for foot-based gestures

Jason Alexander, Teng Han, William Judd, Pourang Irani and Sriram Subramanian. 2012. Putting your best foot forward: investigating real-world mappings for foot-based gestures. In Proceedings of the 30th international conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI 2012). Austin, Texas. ACM, 1229-1238.

A Review of Common Tasks Supported by Information Communication Technology for Times of Emergency

Hina Aman, Pourang Irani and Hai-Ning Liang. 2012. A Review of Common Tasks Supported by Information Communication Technology for Times of Emergency. In Proceedings of the 9th international conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM 2012). Vancouver, Canada. ISCRAM.

How to Position the Cursor? An Exploration of Absolute and Relative Cursor Positioning for Back-of-Device Input

Khalad Hasan, Xing-Dong Yang, Hai-Ning Liang and Pourang Irani.. 2012. How to Position the Cursor? An Exploration of Absolute and Relative Cursor Positioning for Back-of-Device Input. In Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI 2012). San Francisco, CA. ACM.

Guidelines for Designing Awareness-Augmented Mobile DUIs

Barrett Ens, Rasit Eskicioglu, Pourang Irani. 2012. Guidelines for Designing Awareness-Augmented Mobile DUIs. International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, Taylor & Francis, Vol. 28, 730-736.

Style by Demonstration for Interactive Robot Motion

Jeffrey allen, James E. Young, Daisuke Sakamoto, and Takeo Igarashi. Style by Demonstration for Interactive robot Motion. In proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Designing Interactive Systems 2012, DIS '12, 592-601. ACM

The Roomba Mood Ring: An Ambient-Display Robot

Daniel Rea, James E. Young and Pourang Irani. 2012. The Roomba Mood Ring: An Ambient-Display Robot. In Proceedings of the 7th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human Robot Interaction (HRI2012). Boston, Massachusetts. ACM, 217-218.

Style by Demonstration: Teaching Interactive Movement Style to Robots

James E. Young, Kentaro Ishii, Takeo Igarashi, and Ehud Sharlin. Style by Demonstration: Teaching Interactive Movement Style to Robots. In proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces 2012, IUI '12, 41-50. best paper award

Developing guidelines for in-the-field control of a team of robots

Megha Sharma, James E. Young, and Rasit Eskicioglu. 2012. Developing guidelines for in-the-field control of a team of robots. In adjunct proceedings (late-breaking reports) of the seventh annual ACM/IEEE international conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI '12). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 233-234.

Designed for Work, but not from Here: Rural and Remote Perspectives on Networked Technology

Melvin, R. and Bunt, A. (2012) Designed for Work, but not from Here: Rural and Remote Perspectives on Networked Technology, Proceedings of ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (DIS 2012), pp. 176-185.

Improving Command Selection with CommandMaps

Joey Scarr, Andy Cockburn, Carl Gutwin, and Andrea Bunt. 2012. Improving command selection with CommandMaps. In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '12). 257-266. Best Paper Award

An Exploratory Study on Joystick-Based Directing Interfaces for a Collocated Robot

Self Published, University of Manitoba Technical report. Number forthcoming.

TZee: A Tangible Device for 3D Interactions on Tabletop Computers

Cary Williams. 2012. TZee: A Tangible Device for 3D Interactions on Tabletop Computers. Master's thesis, University of Manitoba.

2011

OA-Graphs: Orientation agnostic graphs for improving the legibility of simple visualization on horizontal display

Fouad Alallah. 2011. OA-Graphs: Orientation agnostic graphs for improving the legibility of simple visualization on horizontal display. Master's thesis, University of Manitoba.

AdaptableGIMP: Designing a Socially-Adaptable Interface

Benjamin Lafreniere, Andrea Bunt, Matthew Lount, Filip Krynicki, and Michael A. Terry. 2011. AdaptableGIMP: designing a socially-adaptable interface. In Proceedings of the 24th annual ACM symposium adjunct on User interface software and technology (UIST '11 Adjunct) 89-90, poster.

Designing Snakey: A tangible User Interface Supporting Well Path Planning

John Harris, James E. Young, Nicole Sultanum, Paul Lapides, Ehud Sharlin, Mario Costa Sousa. Designing Snakey: A tangible User Interface Supporting Well Path Planning. In the IFIP TCI3 Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, 2011, Interact 2011, Lisbon, Portugal, September 5--9, 2011. IFIP.

How to Walk A Robot: A Dog-Leash Human-Robot Interface

James E. Young, Youichi Kamiyama, Juliane Reichenbach, Takeo Igarashi, and Ehud Sharlin. How to Walk A Robot: A Dog-Leash Human-Robot Interface. In proceedings of the IEEE International Workshop on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, 2011, RO-MAN 2011, Altanta, US, July 31-Aug 3, 2011. IEEE

Effects of Reduced Connectivity in Rural and Remote Communities

Roberta Melvin and Andrea Bunt. 2011. Effects of Reduced Connectivity in Rural and Remote Communities. In Workshop on Everyday Practice and Sustainable HCI: Understanding and Learning from Cultures of (Un)Sustainability (CHI 2011), Vancouver, Canada

TouchCuts and TouchZoom: Enhanced Target Selection for Touch Displays using Finger Proximity Sensing

Xing-Dong Yang, Tovi Grossman, Pourang Irani and George Fitzmaurice. 2011. TouchCuts and TouchZoom: Enhanced Target Selection for Touch Displays using Finger Proximity Sensing. In Proceedings of the 29th international conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI 2011). Vancouver, BC. ACM, 2585-2594.

Kick: Investigating the Use of Kick Gestures for Mobile Interactions

Teng Han, Jason Alexander, Abhijit Karnik, Pourang Irani and Sriram Subramanian. 2011. Kick: Investigating the Use of Kick Gestures for Mobile Interactions. In Proceedings of the 13th international conference on Human computer interaction with mobile devices and services (MobileHCI '11). Stockholm, Sweden. ACM.

Impact of Group Size on Spatial Structure Understanding Tasks

Taylor Sando, Melanie Tory and Pourang Irani. 2011. Impact of Group Size on Spatial Structure Understanding Tasks. In Proceedings of the IEEE Pacific Visualization Symposium PacificVis '11). Hong Kong, China. IEEE.

Comet and Target Ghost: Techniques for Selecting Moving Targets

Khalad Hasan, Tovi Grossman and Pourang Irani. 2011. Comet and Target Ghost: Techniques for Selecting Moving Targets. In Proceedings of the 29th international conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI 2011). Vancouver, BC. ACM, 839-848.

Visual Separation in Mobile Multi-display Environments

Jessica R. Cauchard, Markus Löchtefeld, Pourang Irani, Johannes Schoning, Antonio Krüger, Mike Fraser and Sriram Subramanian. 2011. Visual Separation in Mobile Multi-display Environments. In Proceedings of the 23rd ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST '11). Santa Barbara, U.S.A. ACM.

Identity Awareness on Tabletop Computers

Grant Partridge. 2011. Identity Awareness on Tabletop Computers. Master's thesis, Department of Computer Science, University of Manitoba.

Improving cascading menu selections with adaptive activation areas

Erum Tanvir, Andrea Bunt, Andy Cockburn and Pourang Irani. 2011. Improving cascading menu selections with adaptive activation areas. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 69(11), 769-785.

TZee: Exploiting the Lighting Properties of Multi-touch Tabletops for Tangible 3D Interactions

Cary Williams, Xing-Dong Yang, Grant Partridge, Joshua Usiskin-Miller, Arkady Major and Pourang Irani. 2011. TZee: Exploiting the Lighting Properties of Multi-touch Tabletops for Tangible 3D Interactions. In Proceedings of the 29th international conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI 2011). Vancouver, BC. ACM, 1363-1372.

Visually Augmented Interfaces for Co-located Mobile Collaboration

Barrett Ens, Rasit Eskicioglu and Pourang Irani. 2011. Visually Augmented Interfaces for Co-located Mobile Collaboration. In Distributed User Interfaces: Designing Interfaces for the Distributed Ecosystem. Springer, 169-176.

Characterizing User Performance with Assisted Direct Off-Screen Pointing

Barrett Ens, David Ahlström, Andy Cockburn and Pourang Irani. 2011. Characterizing User Performance with Assisted Direct Off-Screen Pointing. In Proceedings of the 13th international conference on Human computer interaction with mobile devices and services (MobileHCI '11). Stockholm, Sweden. ACM, 485-494.

Evaluating human-robot interaction: Focusing on the holistic interaction experience

James E. Young, JaYoung Sung, Amy Voida, Ehud Sharlin, Takeo Igarashi, Henrik Christensen, and Rebecca Grinter. Evaluating human-robot interaction: Focusing on the holistic interaction experience. International Journal on Social Robotics, 2011, 3(1). Springer.

2010

Exploring Social Interaction Between Robots and People

James Young. Exploring Social Interaction Between Robots and People, PhD Dissertation, University of Calgary, August 2010.

What is Mixed Reality, anyway? Considering the boundaries of mixed reality in the context of robots

James E. Young, Ehud Sharlin, Takeo Igarashi. What is Mixed Reality, anyway? Considering the boundaries of mixed reality in the context of robots. In Mixed Reality and Human-Robot Interaction, Springer (invited). 2010.

Characterizing Large-Scale Use of a Direct Manipulation Application in the Wild

Lafreniere, B., Bunt, A., Whissell, J., Clarke, C., and Terry, M. (2010) Characterizing Large-Scale Use of a Direct Manipulation Application in the Wild. Proceedings of Graphics Interface (GI 2010), pp. 11-17.

The Use of Computational Tools within Mathematical Work Practices

Andrea Bunt, Michael Terry and Edward Lank. (2010) The Use of Computational Tools within Mathematical Work Practices. Workshop on Bridging the Gap: Moving from Contextual Analysis to Design, CHI 2010.

Showing Robots how to Follow People Using a Broomstick Interface

James E. Young, Kentaro Ishii, Takeo Igarashi, and Ehud Sharlin. Showing robots how to follow people using a broomstick interface. In Adjunct Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction 2010, Late-Breaking Reports. HRI LBA '10. 133-134, ACM/IEEE.

LensMouse: Augmenting the Mouse with an Interactive Touch Display

Xing-Dong Yang, Edward Mak, David C. McCallum, Pourang Irani, Xiang Cao and Shahram Izadi. 2010. LensMouse: Augmenting the Mouse with an Interactive Touch Display. In Proceedings of the 28th international conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI '10). Atlanta, Georgia, USA. ACM, 2431-2440.

OA-graphs: Orientation Agnostic Graphs for Improving the Legibility of Charts on Horizontal Displays

Fouad Alallah, Dean Jin and Pourang Irani. 2010. OA-graphs: Orientation Agnostic Graphs for Improving the Legibility of Charts on Horizontal Displays. In Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces(ITS' 10). Saarbrucken, Germany. ACM, 211-220.

Improving cascading menu selections with adaptive activation areas

Erum Tanvir. 2010. Improving Cascading Menu Selections with Adaptive Activation Area. Master's thesis, University of Manitoba.

GesText: Accelerometer-Based Gestural Text-Entry Systems

Eleanor Jones, Jason Alexander, Andreas Andreou, Pourang Irani and Sriram Subramanian. 2010. GesText: Accelerometer-Based Gestural Text-Entry Systems. In Proceedings of the 28th international conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI '10). Atlanta, Georgia, USA. ACM, 2173-2182.

Why It’s Quick to be Square: Modelling New and Existing Hierarchical Menu Designs

David Ahlström, Andy Cockburn, Carl Gutwin and Pourang Irani. 2010. Why It's Quick to be Square: Modelling New and Existing Hierarchical Menu Designs. In Proceedings of the 28th international conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI '10). Atlanta, Georgia, USA. ACM, 1371-1380.

2009

The haptic tabletop puck: providing tactile feedback for interactive tabletops

Nicolai Marquardt, Miguel A. Nacenta, James E. Young, Sheelagh Carpendale, Saul Greenberg, and Ehud Sharlin. The haptic tabletop puck: providing tactile feedback for interactive tabletops. In proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Tabletops and Interactive Surfaces, 2009. Tabletop '09, Banff, Canada, November 23-25, 2009. ACM Press.

Opportunities for user involvement within interface personalization

Andrea Bunt and Michael Terry (2009) Opportunities for user involvement within interface personalization. Proceedings of the IJCAI 2009 Workshop on Intelligence and Interaction.

Situated Messages for Asynchronous Human-Robot Interaction

Nicolai Marquardt, James Young, Ehud Sharlin, and Saul Greenberg. 2009. Situated messages for asynchronous human-robot interaction. In Adjunct Proceedings (late-breaking reports) of the 4th ACM/IEEE international conference on Human robot interaction (HRI '09). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 301-302. DOI=10.1145/1514095.1514186 http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1514095.1514186

Puppet Master: A technique for designing the actions of interactive agents by demonstration

James E. Young, Daisuke Sakamoto, Takeo Igarashi, Ehud Sharlin. Puppet Master: A technique for designing the actions of interactive agents by demonstration. Human-Agent Interaction (HAI) Symposium 2009, Dec. 2009, Tokyo. (in Japanese)

Friend or Foe? Examining CAS Use in Mathematics Research

Andrea Bunt, Michael Terry, and Edward Lank. 2009. Friend or foe?: examining CAS use in mathematics research. In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '09), 229-238. 

Touch and Toys: new techniques for interaction with a remote group of robots

Cheng Guo, James E. Young, and Ehud Sharlin. Touch and Toys: new techniques for interaction with a remote group of robots. In proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2009. CHI '09, Boston, US, April 4-9, 2009, ACM Press

Effects of Animation, User-Controlled Interactions, and multiple static views in Understanding 3D Structures

Taylor Sando, Melanie Tory and Pourang Irani. 2009. Effects of Animation, User-Controlled Interactions, and multiple static views in Understanding 3D Structures. In Proceedings of the 6th Symposium on Applied Perception in Graphics and Visualization (APGV '09). Chania, Crete, Greece. ACM, 69-76.

An Evaluation Of Techniques For Selecting Moving Targets

Tyler J. Gunn, Pourang Irani and John Anderson. 2009. An Evaluation Of Techniques For Selecting Moving Targets. In Proceedings of the 27th International Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '09), 3329-3334.

An Evaluation of One-handed Techniques for Multiple-target Selection

Tyler J. Gunn, Hong Zhang, Ed Mak and Pourang Irani. 2009. An Evaluation of One-handed Techniques for Multiple-target Selection. In Proceedings of the 27th International Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '09), 4189-4194.

Analyzing Animated Representations of Complex Causal Semantics

Nivedita R. Kadaba, Pourang P. Irani and Jason Leboe. 2009. Analyzing Animated Representations of Complex Causal Semantics. In Proceedings of the 6th Symposium on Applied Perception in Graphics and Visualization (APGV '09). Chania, Crete, Greece. ACM, 77-84.

Facilitating Multiple Target Tracking using Semantic Depth of Field (SDOF)

Nivedita Kadaba, Xing Dong Yang and Pourang Irani. 2009. Facilitating Multiple Target Tracking using Semantic Depth of Field (SDOF). In Proceedings of the 27th International Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '09), 4375-4380.

Chucking: A One-handed Document Sharing Technique

Nabeel Hassan, Md. Mahfuz Rahman, Pourang Irani and Peter Graham. 2009. Chucking: A One-handed Document Sharing Technique. In Proceedings of the 12th IFIP International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (INTERACT '09), 264-278.

Two Novel Off-Screen Navigation Techniques

Mahtab Nezhadasl. 2009. Two Novel Off-Screen Navigation Techniques. Master's thesis, Department of Computer Science, University of Manitoba.

Tilt Techniques: Investigating the Dexterity of Wrist-based Input

Mahfuz Rahman, Sean Gustafson, Pourang Irani and Sriram Subramanian. 2009. Tilt Techniques: Investigating the Dexterity of Wrist-based Input. In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '09), 1943-1952.

Evaluating Factors that Influence Path Tracing with Passive Haptic Guidance

Kurosh Zarei-nia, Xing-Dong Yang, Pourang Irani and Nariman Sepehri. 2009. Evaluating Factors that Influence Path Tracing with Passive Haptic Guidance. In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Haptic and Audio Interaction Design (HAID '09), 21-30.

PressureMove: Pressure input with mouse movement

Kang Shi, Sriram Subramanian and Pourang Irani. 2009. PressureMove: Pressure input with mouse movement. In Proceedings of the 12th IFIP International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (INTERACT '09), 25-39.

Let loose with WallBalls, a collaborative tabletop instrument for tomorrow

Grant Partridge, Pourang Irani and Gordon Fitzell. 2009. Let loose with WallBalls, a collaborative tabletop instrument for tomorrow. In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME '09), 78-81.

IdenTTop: A Flexible Platform for Exploring Identity-Enabled Surfaces

Grant Partridge and Pourang Irani. 2009. IdenTTop: A Flexible Platform for Exploring Identity-Enabled Surfaces. In Proceedings of the 27th International Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '09), 4411-4416.

Detecting and Leveraging Finger Orientation for Interaction with Direct-Touch Surfaces

Feng Wang, Xiang Cao, Xiangshi Ren and Pourang Irani. 2009. Detecting and Leveraging Finger Orientation for Interaction with Direct-Touch Surfaces. In Proceedings of the 22nd Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST'09). Victoria, BC, Canada. ACM, 23-32.

ARC-Pad: absolute+relative cursor positioning for large displays with a mobile touchscreen

David C. McCallum and Pourang Irani. 2009. ARC-Pad: absolute+relative cursor positioning for large displays with a mobile touchscreen. In Proceedings of the 22nd Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST '09), 153-156.

PressureText: Pressure Input for Mobile Phone Text Entry

David C. McCallum, Edward Mak, Pourang Irani and Sriram Subramanian. 2009. PressureText: Pressure Input for Mobile Phone Text Entry. In Proceedings of the 27th International Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '09), 4519-4524.

A Model for Steering with Haptic-Force Guidance

Xing-Dong Yang, Pourang Irani, Pierre Boulanger and Walter F. Bischof. 2009. A Model for Steering with Haptic-Force Guidance. In Proceedings of the 12th IFIP International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (INTERACT '09), 465-478.

One-Handed Behind-the-Display Cursor Input on Mobile Devices

Xing Dong Yang, Pourang Irani, Pierre Boulanger and Walter Bischof. 2009. One-Handed Behind-the-Display Cursor Input on Mobile Devices. In Proceedings of the 27th International Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '09), 4501-4506.

Toward Acceptable Domestic Robots: Applying Insights from Social Psychology

James E. Young, Richard Hawkins, Ehud Sharlin, and Takeo Igarashi. Toward Acceptable Domestic Robots: Applying Insights from Social Psychology. Inaugural Issue of the International Journal on Social Robotics 1(1) (Jan 2009). Springer

Mixed-initiative interface personalization as a case study in usable AI

Andrea Bunt, Cristina Conati, and Joanna McGrenere (2009) Mixed-initiative interface personalization as a case study in usable AI. In Artificial Intelligence, Special Issue on Usable AI, 30(4), 58-64

2008

Puppet Master: Designing Reactive Character Behavior by Demonstration

James E. Young, Takeo Igarashi, and Ehud Sharlin. Puppet Master: Designing Reactive Character Behavior by Demonstration. In proceedings of the ACM SIGGRAPH / Eurographics Symposium on Computer Animation, 2008. ACM SIGGRAPH / Eurographics SCA '08, Dublin, Ireland, July 7-9 2008, pages 183-191, Eurographics Association

A model of non-preferred hand mode switching

Jaime Ruiz, Andrea Bunt and Edward Lank. 2008. A model of non-preferred hand mode switching. In Proceedings of Graphics Interface 2008, 49-56. 

Analyzing the kinematics of bivariate pointing

Jaime Ruiz, David Tausky, Andrea Bunt, Edward Lank and Richard Mann. 2008. Analyzing the kinematics of bivariate pointing. In Proceedings of Graphics Interface 2008, 251-258. 

The Concept of a Robot

James E. Young, Ehud Sharlin, Takeo Igarashi. The Concept of a Robot. In Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE Human-Robot Interaction Pioneers Workshop, 2008. Pioneers '08, Amsterdam, Netherlands, March 12-15, 2008

Wedge: Clutter-Free Visualization of Off-Screen Locations

Sean Gustafson, Patrick Baudisch, Carl Gutwin and Pourang Irani. 2008. Wedge: Clutter-Free Visualization of Off-Screen Locations. In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '08), 787-796.

Visualizing Off-Screen Locations on Small Mobile Displays

Sean Gustafson. 2008. Visualizing Off-Screen Locations on Small Mobile Displays. Master's thesis, Department of Computer Science, University of Manitoba.

The effect of animated transitions in zooming interfaces

Maruthappan Shanmugasundaram and Pourang Irani. 2008. The effect of animated transitions in zooming interfaces. In Proceedings of the Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI '08), 396-399.

PressureFish: A Method to Improve Control of Discrete Pressure-based Input

Kang Shi, Pourang Irani, Sean Gustafson and Sriram Subramanian. 2008. PressureFish: A Method to Improve Control of Discrete Pressure-based Input. In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '08), 1295-1298.

Improving Selection in Cascading Pull-Down Menus

Erum Tanvir, Jonathan Cullen, Pourang Irani and Andy Cockburn. 2008. Improving Selection in Cascading Pull-Down Menus. In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '08), 1381-1384.

Multi-Flick: An Evaluation of Flick-Based Scrolling Techniques for Pen Interfaces

Dzmitry Aliakseyeu, Pourang Irani, Andrés Lucero and Sriram Subramanian. 2008. Multi-Flick: An Evaluation of Flick-Based Scrolling Techniques for Pen Interfaces. In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '08), 1689-1698.

WiFIsViz: Effective Visualization of Frequent Itemsets

Carson Kai-Sang Leung, Pourang P. Irani and Christopher L. Carmichael. 2008. WiFIsViz: Effective Visualization of Frequent Itemsets. IEEE International Conference on Data Mining.

FIsViz: A Frequent Itemset Visualizer

Carson Kai-Sang Leung, Pourang Irani and Christopher L. Carmichael. 2008. FIsViz: A Frequent Itemset Visualizer. In Proceedings of the Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (PAKDD '08), 644-652.

The Need for an Interaction Cost Model in Adaptive Interfaces

Bowen Hui, Sean Gustafson, Pourang Irani and Craig Boutilier. 2008. The Need for an Interaction Cost Model in Adaptive Interfaces. In Proceedings of the Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI '08), 458-461.

2007

Understanding the Utility of Rationale in a Mixed-Initiative System for GUI Customization

Andrea Bunt, Joanna McGrenere and Cristina Conati. 2007. Understanding the Utility of Rationale in a Mixed-Initiative System for GUI Customization. In Proceedings of the International Conference on User Modeling (UM 2007), 147-156. 

Moving a Media Space into the Real World through Group-Robot Interaction

James E. Young, Gregor McEwan, Saul Greenberg and Ehud Sharlin. Moving a Media Space into the Real World through Group–Robot Interaction. In video session and in adjunct proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Pervasive Computing, 2007. Pervasive ’07, Toronto,

Matching Attentional Draw with Utility in Interruption

Jennifer Gluck, Andrea Bunt, and Joanna McGrenere. 2007. Matching attentional draw with utility in interruption. In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '07), 41-50.

Feline Fun Park: A Distributed Tangible Interface for Pets and Owners

JAMES E. YOUNG, Neko Young, Saul Greenberg and Ehud Sharlin. Feline Fun Park: A Distributed Tangible Interface for Pets and Owners. In video session and in adjunct proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Pervasive Computing, 2007. Pervasive ’07, Toronto, Canada, May 13–15. Video 1:13, paper 4 pages

Adaptive Content Presentation for the Web

Andrea Bunt, Giuseppe Carenini and Cristina Conati. 2007. Adaptive Content Presentation for the Web. In Brusilovsky, A. Kobsa, & W. Nejdl (Eds.), The Adaptive Web: Methods and Strategies of Web Personalization, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 4321, 409-432, Springer-Verlag. 

Robot Expressionism through Cartooning

James E. Young, Min Xin, and Ehud Sharlin. Robot Expressionism through Cartooning. In proceedings of the ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction 2007. ACM HRI '07, Washington D.C., USA, March 9-11, 2007, pages 309-316, ACM Press

Supporting Interface Customization Using a Mixed-Initiative Approach

Andrea Bunt, Cristina Conati, and Joanna McGrenere. 2007. Supporting interface customization using a mixed-initiative approach. In Proceedings of the 12th international conference on Intelligent user interfaces (IUI '07), 92-101. Best Paper Award.

Evaluation of Guiard’s Theory of Bimanual Control for Navigation and Selection

Xu Xia, Pourang Irani and Jing Wang. 2007. Evaluation of Guiard's Theory of Bimanual Control for Navigation and Selection. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science: Ergonomics and Health Aspects of Work with Computers. Proceedings from HCI International, 368-377.

Bimanual and dual-cursor control for constrained navigation and selection

Xu Xia. 2007. Bimanual and dual-cursor control for constrained navigation and selection. Master's thesis, University of Manitoba.

Improving recognition and characterization in groupware with rich embodiments

Tadeusz Stach, Carl Gutwin, David Pinelle and Pourang Irani. 2007. Improving recognition and characterization in groupware with rich embodiments. In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '07), 11-20. (Honourable Mention Award)

Comparing Visualizations for Tracking Off-Screen Moving Targets

Sean Gustafson and Pourang Irani. 2007. Comparing Visualizations for Tracking Off-Screen Moving Targets. In Extended Abstracts of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '07), 2399-2404.

Techniques for Interacting with Off-Screen Targets

Pourang Irani, Carl Gutwin, Grant Partridge and Mahtab Nezhadasl. 2007. Techniques for Interacting with Off-Screen Targets. In Proceedings of the IFIP International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (Interact '07), 234-249.

Visualizing Causal Semantics using Animations

Nivedita Kadaba, Pourang Irani and Jason Leboe. 2007. Visualizing Causal Semantics using Animations. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 13(6), 1254-1261.

Can smooth view transitions facilitate perceptual constancy in node-link diagrams?

Maruthappan Shanmugasundaram, Pourang Irani and Carl Gutwin. 2007. Can smooth view transitions facilitate perceptual constancy in node-link diagrams? In Proceedings of Graphics Interface (GI '07), 71-78.

Quantifying the effects of smooth view transitions on perceptual constancy in node-link diagrams

Maruthappan Shanmugasundaram. 2007. Quantifying the effects of smooth view transitions on perceptual constancy in node-link diagrams. Master's thesis, University of Manitoba.

Facilitating Visual Queries in the TreeMap Using Distortion Techniques

Kang Shi, Pourang Irani and Pak Ching Li. 2007. Facilitating Visual Queries in the TreeMap Using Distortion Techniques. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science: Human Interface and the Management of Information. Proceedings from HCI International, 345-353.

Augmenting the mouse with pressure sensitive input

Jared Cechanowicz, Pourang Irani and Sriram Subramanian. 2007. Augmenting the mouse with pressure sensitive input. In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '07), 1385-1394. (Honourable Mention Award)

A Comparison of Navigation Techniques across Different Types of Off-Screen Navigation Tasks

Grant Partridge, Mahtab Nezhadasl, Pourang Irani and Carl Gutwin. 2007. A Comparison of Navigation Techniques across Different Types of Off-Screen Navigation Tasks. In Proceedings of the IFIP International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (Interact '07), 716-721.

Visualizing the Decision-Making Process in a Face-to-Face Meeting

Fouad Alallah, Mahtab Nezhadasl, Pourang Irani and Dean Jin. 2007. Visualizing the Decision-Making Process in a Face-to-Face Meeting. In Proceedings of IEEE Information Visualization (IV '07), 168-176.

2006

AIBO Surrogate - A Group-Robot Interface

James E. Young, Gregor McEwan, Saul Greenberg and Ehud Sharlin. AIBO Surrogate – A Group-Robot Interface. Demonstration at ACM Computer Supported Cooperative Work, 2006. ACM CSCW ’06, Banff, Canada, November 4–8, 2006.

Implementing Bubblegrams: The Use of Haar-like Features for Human-Robot Interaction

James E. Young, Ehud Sharlin, and Jeffrey E. Boyd. Implementing Bubblegrams: The Use of Haar-like Features for Human-Robot Interaction. In Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, 2006. IEEE CASE ’06, Shanghai, China, October 8-10, 2006, pages 308--313, IEEE Computer Society Press.

Sharing Spaces with Robots: an Integrated Environment for Human-Robot Interaction

James E. Young and Ehud Sharlin. Sharing Spaces with Robots: an Integrated Environment for Human-Robot Interaction. In Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Intelligent Environments, 2006. ISIE ’06, Cambridge, UK, April 5–7, 2006, pages 103–110, Cambridge, UK, April 2006. Microsoft Research Ltd., Microsoft Research Ltd. Press

VoiceMarks: restructuring hierarchical voice menus for improving navigation

Pourang Irani, Peer Shajahan and Christel Kemke. 2006. VoiceMarks: restructuring hierarchical voice menus for improving navigation. International Journal of Speech Technology, 9(3--4), 75-94.

Human perception of structure in shaded space-filling visualizations

Pourang Irani, Dean Slonowsky and Peer Shajahan. 2006. Human perception of structure in shaded space-filling visualizations. International Journal for Information Visualization, 5(1), 47-61.

Improving Selection of Off-Screen Targets with Hopping

Pourang Irani, Carl Gutwin and Xing Dong Yang. 2006. Improving Selection of Off-Screen Targets with Hopping. In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '06), 299-308.

Perceptual based visualizations for time-dependent semantics

Nivedita Kadaba. 2006. Perceptual based visualizations for time-dependent semantics. Master's thesis, University of Manitoba.

2005

Manipulating Synthetic Voice Parameters for Navigation in Hierarchical Structures

Peer Shajahan and Pourang Irani. 2005. Manipulating Synthetic Voice Parameters for Navigation in Hierarchical Structures. In Proceedings of the International Conference of Auditory Displays (ICAD '05), 49-54.

Supporting navigation in auditory interfaces using personalization and multiple synthetic voices

Peer Shajahan. 2005. Supporting navigation in auditory interfaces using personalization and multiple synthetic voices. Master's thesis, University of Manitoba.

Visualizing Time Dependent Semantics: An Application to Quantum Algorithms

Nivedita Kadaba, Pourang Irani and Michel Toulouse. 2005. Visualizing Time Dependent Semantics: An Application to Quantum Algorithms. In Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Information Visualization (IV '05), 182-187.

Target Tracking in Dynamic Systems

Nivedita Kadaba and Pourang Irani. 2005. Target Tracking in Dynamic Systems. IEEE InfoVis (poster compendium).

An Evaluation of Content Browsing Techniques for Hierarchical Space-Filling Visualizations

Kang Shi, Pourang Irani and Pak Ching Li. 2005. An Evaluation of Content Browsing Techniques for Hierarchical Space-Filling Visualizations. In Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Information Visualization (IV '05), 81-88.

Rapid content browsing in hierarchical space-filling representations using distortion techniques

Kang Shi. 2005. Rapid content browsing in hierarchical space-filling representations using distortion techniques. Master's thesis, University of Manitoba.

2004

What Role Can Adaptive Support Play in an Adaptable System?

Andrea Bunt, Cristina Conati, and Joanna McGrenere. 2004. What role can adaptive support play in an adaptable system?. In Proceedings of the 9th international conference on Intelligent user interfaces (IUI '04), 117-124. 

The Effect of Shading in Extracting Structure from Space-Filling Visualizations

Pourang Irani, Dean Slonowsky and Peer Shajahan. 2004. The Effect of Shading in Extracting Structure from Space-Filling Visualizations. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Information Visualization (IV '04), 209-216.

The Effect of a Perceptual Syntax on the Learnability of Novel Concepts

Pourang Irani and Colin Ware. 2004. The Effect of a Perceptual Syntax on the Learnability of Novel Concepts. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Information Visualization (IV '04), 308-314.

Notations for Software Engineering Class Structures

Pourang Irani. 2004. Notations for Software Engineering Class Structures. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science: Diagrammatic Representation and Inference. Proceedings of the International Conference on the Theory and Application of Diagrams, 441-445.

Representing Hierarchies Using Multiple Synthetic Voices

Peer Shajahan and Pourang Irani. 2004. Representing Hierarchies Using Multiple Synthetic Voices. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Information Visualization (IV '04), 885-891.

2003

Displaying English Grammatical Structures

Pourang Irani and Y. Shi. 2003. Displaying English Grammatical Structures. IEEE InfoVis (poster compendium).

A Space-filling Visualization Technique for Cellular Network Data

Pourang Irani and Rasit Eskicioglu. 2003. A Space-filling Visualization Technique for Cellular Network Data. In International Conference on Knowledge Management (IKNOW-03), 115-120.

Diagramming Information Structures using 3D Perceptual Primitives

Pourang Irani and Colin Ware. 2003. Diagramming Information Structures using 3D Perceptual Primitives. ACM Transactions on Computer Human-Interaction, 10(1), 1-19.

Improving Navigation in Touch-Tone Interfaces

Peer Shajahan and Pourang Irani. 2003. Improving Navigation in Touch-Tone Interfaces. In Proceedings from Human Factors in Telecommunication (HFT '03), 8.

2002

Labeling Nodes in 3D Diagrams: Using Transparency for Text Legibility and Node Visibility

Pourang Irani and C. Iturriaga. 2002. Labeling Nodes in 3D Diagrams: Using Transparency for Text Legibility and Node Visibility. Technical Report TR02-152, University of New Brunswick.

Geon Diagrams: a Perception Based Method for Visualizing Structured Information

Pourang Irani. 2002. Geon Diagrams: a Perception Based Method for Visualizing Structured Information. PhD thesis, University of New Brunswick. (Nominated for Best Dissertation Award)

Learnability of Diagram Semantics

Pourang Irani. 2002. Learnability of Diagram Semantics. In International Conference on Theory and Application of Diagrams, 335-338.

2001

Using Perceptual Syntax to Enhance Semantic Content in Diagrams

Pourang Irani, Colin Ware and Maureen Tingley. 2001. Using Perceptual Syntax to Enhance Semantic Content in Diagrams. IEEE Computer Graphics & Applications, 21(5), 76-85.

Should the Elements of Diagrams Be Rendered in 3D?

Pourang Irani and Colin Ware. 2001. Should the Elements of Diagrams Be Rendered in 3D? In IEEE InfoVis (Hot Breaking Topics), 21-24.

2000

3D Diagrams Based on Theories of Structural Perception

Pourang Irani and Colin Ware. 2000. 3D Diagrams Based on Theories of Structural Perception. In Proceedings of the Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI '00), 61-67.

1998

A Graphical Shell for a Protocol Simulation Testbed

B. Ashfield and Pourang Irani. 1998. A Graphical Shell for a Protocol Simulation Testbed. Proceedings of the APICS Conference, Fredericton, New Brunswick.