Human-Computer Interaction - INTERACT 2005: IFIP TC 13 International Conference, Rome, Italy, September 12-16, 2005, Proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the IFIP TC13 International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, INTERACT 2005, held in Rome, Italy in September 2005.

The 70 revised full papers and 53 revised short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 264 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on haptic and tangible interfaces, novel user interfaces, search techniques, model-based design, interacting with mobile devices, ...

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the IFIP TC13 International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, INTERACT 2005, held in Rome, Italy in September 2005.

The 70 revised full papers and 53 revised short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 264 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on haptic and tangible interfaces, novel user interfaces, search techniques, model-based design, interacting with mobile devices, accessibility, intelligent interfaces, large displays, collaboration, usability evaluation, children’s interfaces, PDA usability, social interaction, multimodal interfaces, context of use, 3D and virtual environments, CSCW, understanding users, interface design, eye-tracking, video browsing, user studies, visualization techniques, location awareness, context awareness, group work, computer-mediated communication, adaptive and adaptable systems, universal access, and tools.

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Sketching and experience design 1
Intelligent architecture : embedding spaces with a mind for augmented interaction 2
The future of Web interfaces 4
An investigation into the use of tactons to present progress information 6
Haptizing wind on a weather map with reactive force and vibration 18
Using ARToolKit markers to build tangible prototypes and simulate other technologies 30
Augmented reality painting and collage : evaluating tangible interaction in a field study 43
Hotaru : intuitive manipulation techniques for projected displays of mobile devices 57
DIZI : a digital ink zooming interface for document annotation 69
TractorBeam selection aids : improving target acquisition for pointing input on tabletop displays 80
Responsive interaction based on sketch in concept styling 94
Natural language query vs. keyword search : effects of task complexity on search performance, participant perceptions, and preferences 106
"That's what I was looking for" : comparing user-rated relevance with search engine rankings 117
Effects of display configurations on document triage 130
Searching for music : how feedback and input-control change the way we search 144
Galactic dimensions : a unifying workstyle model for user-centered design 158
A formal description of multimodal interaction techniques for immersive virtual reality applications 170
Analysing user confusion in context aware mobile applications 184
Attach me, detach me, assemble me like you work 198
Bringing dynamic queries to mobile devices : a visual preference-based search tool for tourist decision support 213
Mobile photo browsing with pipelines and spatial cues 227
Visual interface and control modality : an experiment about fast photo browsing on mobile devices 240
The effect of age and font size on reading text on handheld computers 253
Fat finger worries : how older and younger users physically interact with PDAs 267
Flexible reporting for automated usability and accessibility evaluation of Web sites 281
The focus-metaphor approach : a novel concept for the design of adaptive and user-centric interfaces 295
Working out a common task : design and evaluation of user-intelligent system collaboration 309
Interactivity and expectation : eliciting learning oriented behavior with tutorial dialogue systems 323
Put them where? Towards guidelines for positioning large displays in interactive workspaces 337
Analysis of user behavior on high-resolution tiled displays 350
Interaction and co-located collaboration in large projection-based virtual environments 364
Using real-life troubleshooting interactions to inform self-assistance design 377
Feedback from usability evaluation to user interface design : are usability reports any good? 391
Assessing interaction styles in Web user interfaces 405
Usability specialists - 'a mommy mob', 'realistic humanists' or 'staid researchers'? An analysis of usability work in the software product development 418
Exposing middle school girls to programming via creative tools 431
Exploring verbalization and collaboration of constructive interaction with children 443
A structured expert evaluation method for the evaluation of children's computer games 457
Usability testing of mobile devices : a comparison of three approaches 470
Evaluating the effectiveness of "effective view navigation" for very long ordered lists on mobile devices 482
Understanding situated social interactions in public places 496
Benefits of social intelligence in home dialogue systems 510
Evolution of norms in a newly forming group 522
A comparison between spoken queries and menu-based interfaces for in-car digital music selection 536
A sketching tool for designing anyuser, anyplatform, anywhere user interfaces 550
FlowMouse : a computer vision-based pointing and gesture input device 565
Context of use evaluation of peripheral displays (CUEPD) 579
Improving cell phone awareness by using calendar information 588
Evaluation of 12-DOF input devices for navigation and manipulation in virtual environments 601
Integration of 3D data and text : the effects of text positioning, connectivity, and visual hints on comprehension 615
The effect of operational mechanisms on creativity in design 629
The necessity of a meeting recording and playback system, and the benefit of topic-level annotations to meeting browsing 643
Key issues in interactive problem solving : an empirical investigation on users attitude 657
Designing natural language and structured entry methods for privacy policy authoring 671
Questionnaire-based research on opinions of visitors for communication robots at an exhibition in Japan 685
A toolset for creating iconic interfaces for interactive workspaces 699
Designing usable interfaces with cultural dimensions 713
Use of future-oriented information in user-centered product concept ideation 727
Wide vs. narrow paragraphs : an eye tracking analysis 741
Combining eye tracking and conventional techniques for indications of user-adaptability 753
RealTourist - a study of augmenting human-human and human-computer dialogue with eye-gaze overlay 767
A synergistic approach to efficient interactive video retrieval 781
The landscape of time-based visual presentation primitives for richer video experience 795
Temporal magic lens : combined spatial and temporal query and presentation 809
Logging events crossing architectural boundaries 823
Representing unevenly-spaced time series data for visualization and interactive exploration 835
Multilevel compound tree - construction visualization and interaction 847
Visualizing missing data : graph interpretation user study 861
High-level visualization of users' navigation in virtual environments 873
How do people's concepts of place relate to physical locations? 886
The territory is the map : exploring the use of landmarks in situ to inform mobile guide design 899
Technology in place : dialogics of technology, place and self 914
Interaction and end-user programming with a context-aware mobile application 927
Large visualizations for system monitoring of complex, heterogeneous systems 938
The challenge of visualizing patient histories on a mobile device 942
Static visualization of temporal eye-tracking data 946
Analytic worksheets : a framework to support human analysis of large streaming data volumes 950
Hundreds of folders or one ugly pile - strategies for information search and re-access 954
Exploring results organisation for image searching 958
The SenseMS : enriching the SMS experience for teens by non-verbal means 962
TextTone : expressing emotion through text 966
Lock-on-chat : boosting anchored conversation and its operation at a technical conference 970
BROAFERENCE - a next generation multimedia terminal providing direct feedback on audience's satisfaction level 974
ChatAmp : talking with music and text 978
The optimal focus position when scrolling using a small display 982
Collaboration with DiamondTouch 986
Preference-based group scheduling 990
Under my finger : human factors in pushing and rotating documents across the table 994
DocuBits and containers : providing e-Document micro-mobility in a walk-up interactive tabletop environment 998
Transcription table : text support during meetings 1002
Common ground to analyse privacy coordination in awareness systems 1006
3D syllabus : interactive visualization of indexes to multimedia training content 1010
A navigation and examination aid for 3D virtual buildings 1014
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