Publications

HCI Lab publications for: Pourang Irani

2017

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).

Designing a Gaze Gesture Guiding System

William Delamare, Teng Han, and Pourang Irani. 2017. Designing a Gaze Gesture Guiding System. To appear in MobileHCI '17.

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.

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)

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.

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. 

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). 

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

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. 

2015

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.

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.

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.

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.

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)

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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)

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

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.

2012

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.

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.

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.

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.

2011

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.

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.

2010

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.