Publications 2008

Alan Dix

Lancaster University

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A. Katifori, C. Vassilakis and A. Dix (2008).
Using Spreading Activation through Ontologies to Support Personal Information Management. in Common Sense Knowledge and Goal-Oriented Interfaces (CSKGOI 2008) (workshop at 2008 International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI 2008), January 13, 2008. Canary Islands, Spain). CEUR Workshop Proceedings Vol 323.
abstract and paper

A, Katifori, G. Lepouras, A. Dix, A. Kamaruddin (2008).
Evaluating the Significance of the Desktop Area in Everyday Computer Use. in First International Conference on Advances in Computer-Human Interaction, ACHI 2008, February 10-15, 2008, Sainte Luce, Martinique, France. IEEE Computer Society, pp. 31-38.

Mariusz W. Pietrzyk, David J. Manning, Alan Dix and Tim Donova (2008).
Relations between physical properties of local and global image-based elements and the performance of human observers in lung nodule detection, Proc. SPIE 6917, 69170Z

S. Kimani, S. Gabrielli, T. Catarci and A. Dix. (2008).
Designing for Tasks in Ubiquitous Computing: Challenges and Considerations. In Advances in Ubiquitous Computing: Future Paradigms and Directions. S. Kouadri Mostefaoui, Z. Maamar, G. M. Giaglis (eds), IGI Global. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-840-6.ch007
abstract and full text

E. Bertini, T. Catarci, A. Dix, S. Gabrielli, S. Kimani, G. Santucci (2008).
Appropriating Heuristic Evaluation Methods for Mobile Computing. Chapter XLVI in Handbook of Research on User Interface Design and Evaluation for Mobile Technology, J. Lumsden (ed.) Information Science Reference
also published in the International Journal of Mobile Human Computer Interaction, Vol. 1, Issue 1, pp. 20-41
abstract | JHMHCI page for the article

A. Dix (2008).
Designing for adoption and designing for appropriation. (unpublished) talk at at University of Technology Berlin, 12th Feb 2008.
slides and links

C. Sas and A. Dix (2008).
Business-driven assignment for teaching HCI. in HCI Educators 2008. architecting the future. Rome, Italy, 2-4 April 2008.
abstract and links

C. Sas and A. Dix (2008).
Designing and evaluating mobile phone-based interaction with public displays. In CHI '08 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (Florence, Italy, April 05 - 10, 2008). CHI '08. ACM, New York, NY, 3941-3944.
workshop site and proceedings | workshop abstract | ACM DOI: 10.1145/1358628.1358962

A. Dix and C. Sas (2008).
Public displays and private devices: A design space analysis. Workshop on Designing and evaluating mobile phone-based interaction with public displays. CHI2008, Florence, 5th April 2008.
abstract and full paper

Taylor, Nick and Cheverst, Keith and Dix, Alan and Silva, Paula Alexandra and Rouncefield, Mark (2008)
The Co-realisation of a Village Photo Display. In: CHI 08 Workshop on Collocated Social Practices Surrounding Photographs, 5th April 2008, Florence, Italy.
Lancaster eprint

A. Katifori, C. Vassilakis, I. Daradimos, G. Lepouras, Y. Ioannidis, A. Dix, A. Poggi, T. Catarci (2008).
Personal Ontology Creation and Visualization for a Personal Interaction Management System. Workshop on The Disappearing Desktop: Personal Information Management 2008. CHI2008, Florence, 5th&6th April 2008.
abstract and paper

H. Khalid and A. Dix (2008). When Heat Meets Warhol!
At Photo Technologies & Interspaces seminar, 25th April 2008, Lancaster, UK.
full paper and links

A. Dix. (2008).
From Formalism to Physicality.
masterclass at UPC North: Understanding People and Computers, UCLanc, Preston, 30th April 2008.
slides and links

A. Dix and D. Oram (2008). Query-through-Drilldown: Data-Oriented Extensional Queries.
Proceedings of Advanced Visual Interfaces, AVI2008. P.Bottoni & S. Levialdi (eds). ACM, New York. pp. 251-259.
abstract, paper and figures || DOI: 10.1145/1385569.1385610

G. Lepouras, A. Papatriantafyllou, A. Katifori, C. Vassilakis and A. Dix (2008). Time2Hide: Spatial Searches and Clutter Alleviation for the Desktop. In Proceedings of Advanced Visual Interfaces, AVI2008. P.Bottoni & S. Levialdi (eds). ACM Press. pp. 355-358
abstract and figures

A. Dix, C. Sas, D. Ramduny-Ellis, S. Gill, and J. Hare (2008)
Sociality, Physicality and Spatiality: touching private and public displays
. In: Proceedings of Workshop on Designing Multi-touch Interaction Techniques for Coupled Public and Private Displays (PP08) at AVI 2008, Naples, 31st May 2008
abstract and paper

S. Asimakopoulos, R. Fildes and A. Dix (2008).
Designing FSS for the supply chain: Through action-oriented user interfaces. in 28th International Symposium on Forecasting (ISF2008), June 22-25, Nice.   

Steve Gill, Gareth Loudon, Alex Woolley, Jo Hare, Darren Walker, Alan Dix, Devina Ramduny-Ellis (2008)
Rapid Development of Tangible Interactive Appliances: Achieving the Fidelity/Time Balance. In Special Issue on Tangible and Embedded Interaction, International Journal of Arts and Technology, Vol. 1, No.3/4, 2008, pp. 309 - 331, Online ISSN 1754-8861, print ISSN 1754-8853.

Ramduny-Ellis, D., Hare, J. Dix, A. and Gill, S. (2008)
Exploring Physicality in the Design Process. Proceedings of the 2008 Design Research Society International Conference, (16-19 Jul. 2008), Sheffield, UK.

S. Manning and A. Dix (2008).
Identifying students’ mathematical skills from a multiple-choice diagnostic test using an iterative technique to minimise false positives. Computers & Education. 51 pp. 1154–1171
abstract | ScienceDirect pre-publication: doi:10.1016/j.compedu.2007.10.010

A. Dix (2008).
Response to "Sometimes it's hard to be a robot: A call for action on the ethics of abusing artificial agents", Interacting with Computers. 20(3) pp. 334-337, Available online 13 February 2008, Pub. May 2008.
doi:10.1016/j.intcom.2008.02.003 (@ ScienceDirect)

A. Dix (2008).
Theoretical analysis and theory creation, Chapter 9 in Research Methods for Human-Computer Interaction, P. Cairns and A. Cox (eds). Cambridge University Press, pp.175–195. ISBN-13: 9780521690317
CUP book site | draft chapter and links

A. Dix, A. Katifori, G. Lepouras (2008)
globally accessible local URIs - discussion ideas
discussion document for comment - will be updated
latest version

Dhaval Vyas, Alan Dix, and Anton Nijholt (2008).
Exploring mediated interactions: a design exercise. In Proceedings of the 15th European conference on Cognitive ergonomics: the ergonomics of cool interaction (ECCE '08), Julio Abascal, Inmaculada Fajardo, and Ian Oakley (Eds.). ACM, New York, NY, USA, , Article 18 , 2 pages.

A. Dix (2008).
Externalisation – how writing changes thinking . Interfaces, 76, pp. 18-19. Autumn 2008.
extended paper

E. Griffiths and A. Dix (2008).
The Pharmacist and the EPS (electronic prescription service)
. Workshop HCI for medicine and health care (HCI4MED) at HCI 2008, Liverpool, September 2008.
paper and slides

A. Dix (2008).
As We May Code - The art (and craft) of computer programming in the 21st century
. keynote at PPIG08 – The 20th Annual Psychology of Programming Interest Group Conference. Lancaster University, UK. 10–12 September 2008.
abtstract and working notes

A. Dix (2008).
Tasks = data + action + context: automated task assistance through data-oriented analysis. keynote at Engineering Interactive Systems 2008 , (incorporating HCSE2008 & TAMODIA 2008), Pisa Italy, 25-26 Sept. 2008 .
abstract and links

A. Dix (2008).
Interaction with and through the mobile. tutorial at MobiKUI2008, First International Workshop on Mobile and Kinetic User Interfaces, Fribourg, Switzerland, 13-14 Oct. 2008.
abstract and links

Jennefer Hart, Charlene Ridley, Faisal Taher, Corina Sas, Alan Dix (2008).
Exploring the Facebook Experience: A New Approach to Usability. Proceedings of NordiCHI, Lund Sweden, pp.471-474.
NordiCHI site | DOI: 10.1145/1463160.1463222

A. Dix and R. Cyganiak (2008).
Using the Web of Data
. keynote at WOD-PD 2008 | Web of Data Practitioners Days, Vienna, Austria - Oct 22-23, 2008.
abstract and links

A. Dix (2008).
Human–Computer Interaction: as it was, as it is, and as it may be
. Distinguished Lecture Series at St Andrews, Scotland, 6th November 2008.
abstract, slides, links

A. Dix (2008). Human-Computer Interaction in the early 21st century: a stable discipline, a nascent science, and the growth of the long tail. SIGCHI Ireland Inaugural Lecture, Trinity College Dublin, 2nd December 2008.
abstract, slides, and full text

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