CHI 2017: talks, workshops, and other activities of the User Interfaces group

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We are back from the CHI conference 2017 held from 6th – 11th of May in Denver, Colorado, US.

Our group was well represented with several award winning papers, workshop, course, and more. Here is a summary with links to relevant material:

Papers

  • What is Interaction? (Best Paper Award)
    Kasper Hornbæk, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Antti Oulasvirta, Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland

  • Modelling Learning of New Keyboard Layouts  (Best Paper Award)
    Jussi Jokinen , Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland
    Sayan Sarcar, Kochi University of Technology, Kochi, Japan
    Antti Oulasvirta , Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland
    Chaklam Silpasuwanchai , Kochi University of Technology, Kochi, Japan
    Zhenxin Wang , Kochi University of Technology, Kochi, Japan
    Xiangshi Ren , Kochi University of Technology, Kochi, Japan

  • Toward Everyday Gaze Input: Accuracy and Precision of Eye Tracking and Implications for Design (Best Paper Honorable Mention)
    Anna Feit , Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland
    Shane Williams , Microsoft Research, Redmond, Washington, United States
    Arturo Toledo , Microsoft Research, Redmond, Washington, United States
    Ann Paradiso , Microsoft Research, Redmond, Washington, United States
    Harish Kulkarni , Microsoft Research, Redmond, Washington, United States
    Shaun Kane , University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, United States
    Meredith Morris , Microsoft Research, Redmond, Washington, United States

  • Inferring Cognitive Models from Data using Approximate Bayesian Computation
    Antti Kangasrääsiö , Aalto University, Espoo, Finland
    Kumaripaba Athukorala , Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland
    Andrew Howes , University of Birmingham, UK
    Jukka Corander, University of Oslo, Norway
    Samuel Kaski , Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland
    Antti Oulasvirta , Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland

  • WatchSense: On- and Above-Skin Input Sensing through a Wearable Depth Sensor
    Srinath Sridhar,  Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Saarbrücken, Germany
    Anders Markussen , University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Antti Oulasvirta , Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland
    Christian Theobalt , Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Saarbrücken, Germany
    Sebastian Boring , University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, Denmark

  • Evaluation of Prototypes and the Problem of Possible Futures
    Antti Salovaara, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Antti Oulasvirta, AaltoUniversity, Helsinki, Finland
    Giulio Jacucci, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

  • Modeling User Performance on Curved Constrained Paths
    Mathieu Nancel, University of Waterloo, Aalto University, Inria Lille
    Edward Lank, University of Waterloo, University of Lille

  • Utilizing Experience Goals in Design of Industrial Systems
    Virpi Roto , School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland
    Eija Kaasinen , VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd., Tampere, Finland
    Tomi Heimonen , University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA
    Hannu Karvonen , VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd., Tampere, Finland
    Jussi Jokinen ,  Aalto University, Espoo, Finland
    Petri Mannonen,  Aalto University, Espoo, Finland
    Hannu Nousu , KONE Corporation, Helsinki, Finland
    Jaakko Hakulinen , University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland, et al.

Workshop

  • Designing Mobile Interactions for the Ageing Populations
    Sayan Sarcar, Cosmin Munteanu, Jussi Jokinen, Antti Oulasvirta,
    Chaklam Silpasuwanchai, Neil Charness, Mark Dunlop and Xiangshi Ren

Course

  • Computational Interaction Design
    Otmar Hilliges, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
    Per Ola Kristensson, Cambridge University, United Kingdom
    Antti Oulasvirta, Aalto University, Finland
    John Williamson, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom

Doctoral Consortium