HCIL‘s 32nd Annual Symposium took place on Thursday, May 28th, 2015. It highlighted the cutting-edge research being conducted in the Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory at the University of Maryland.


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Plenary Talks


Mona Leigh Guha

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The New ABCs of Research

Ben Shneiderman

Social Fabrics: Designing Wearable E-Textiles for Interaction, Introspection, and Inquiry

Jon E. Froehlich

Understanding How People Process Security Advice

Elissa M. Redmiles, Amelia Malone, Michelle Mazurek

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Accessible Wearable Computing

Leah Findlater

Visualization beyond the Desktop

Niklas Elmqvist

Morning Talks

25th Anniversary of the Teaching Theaters at UMD and HyperCoursewareTM

Kent L. Norman

Changing Methods; Changing Mindsets: Participatory Design in Academia, Non-Profits, and Industry

Allison Druin, Mona Leigh Guha

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The Machine Learning-based Workflow Controller for Efficient Semi-automatic Curb Ramp Detection in Google Street View

Kotaro Hara, Jon E. Froehlich

Cognitive Effects of Tangible Interaction

Tim Clausner, Mary Lou Maher, Berto Gonzalez

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The Role of Time and Waiting in the Experience of Mobile Content

Jason Farman, Joseph Meyer

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Afternoon Talks

A Mixed-Methods Study of Mobile Data Usage in South Africa (Arunesh Mathur, Brent Schlotfeldt, Marshini Chetty)

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Information Behaviors and Acculturation of Immigrant Women in the United States (Jinyoung Kim)

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Collaborative Data Sharing in a Global Scientific Data Hub (Yurong He, Jennifer Preece, Jen Hammock, Brian Butler, Daniel Pauw)

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On Vintage Values: The Experience of Secondhand Fashion Reacquisition (Anne Bowser, Oliver Haimson, Edward Melcer, Elizabeth F. Churchill)

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SplitBoard: A Simple Split Soft Keyboard for Wristwatch-sized Touch Screens (Jonggi Hong, Seongkook Heo, Poika Isokoski, Geehyuk Lee)

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MakerShoe: Towards an E-Textile Construction Kit to Support Creativity, Playful Making, and Self-Expression (Majeed Kazemitabaar, Leyla Norooz, Mona Leigh Guha, Jon E. Froehlich)

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Ebb and Flow: Improving Citizen Science Water Quality Monitoring through Virtual Reality Immersive Training (Alina Goldman, Jennifer Preece)

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Designing Conversation Cues on a Head-Worn Display to Support Persons with Aphasia (Kristin Williams, Karyn Moffatt, Denise McCall, Leah Findlater)

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HandSight: The Design and Evaluation of a Finger-Mounted Camera and Feedback System to Enable Blind Persons to Read Printed Text (Lee Stearns, Ruofei Du, Uran Oh, Catherine Jou, Yumeng Wang, Leah Findlater, Rama Chellappa, David A. Ross, Jon E. Froehlich)

Gatherplots: Extended Scatterplots for Categorical Data (Deok Gun Park, Sung-Hee Kim, Niklas Elmqvist)

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QR-Vis: Embodied Interaction for Cross-Device Visualization (Sriram Karthik Badam, Niklas Elmqvist)

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Data Comics: Sequential Art for Data-Driven Storytelling (Zhenpeng Zhao, Rachael Marr, Niklas Elmqvist)

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Some posters and demos (My phone was running out of battery)

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