DFP Team at CHI 2020

Congratulations to our DFP Faculty and CREATE students whose papers were recently accepted for the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems! CHI papers are publications of original research in the field of Human Computer Interaction (HCI) and have a broad and worldwide impact on the development of HCI theory, method, and practice. Accepted manuscripts appear in the Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, and in the ACM Digital Library.

This is a tremendous accomplishment as UBC sits as 15th out of 608 global institutions for most publications at CHI 2020!  Here is the list of accepted DFP associated papers:

  • Amazon vs. My Brother: How Users of Shared Smart Speakers Perceive and Cope with Privacy Risks -  Yue Huang (CREATE), Borke Obada-Obieh (CREATE), Konstantin Beznosov (DFP) *Honorable Mention – top 5%*
  • Capturing Experts’ Mental Models to Organize a Collection of Haptic Devices: Affordances Outweigh Attributes -  Hasti Seifi, Michael Oppermann (CREATE), Julia Bullard (DFP), Karon E. MacLean (DFP Director), Katherine J. Kuchenbecker
  • Closer Object Looks Smaller: Investigating the Duality of Size Perception in a Spherical Fish tank VR Display -  Qian Zhou, Fan Wu, Sidney Fels (DFP), Ian Stavness
  • Creating Augmented and Virtual Reality Applications: Current Practices, Challenges, and Opportunites -  Narges Ashtari, Andrea Bunt, Joanna McGrenere (DFP), Michael Nebeling, Parmit K. Chilana *Best Paper Award – top 1%*
  • Data-driven Multi-level Segmentation of Image Editing Logs -  Zipeng Liu (CREATE), Zhicheng Liu, Tamara Munzner (DFP)
  • Designing an Eyes-Reduced Document Skimming App for Situational Impairments – Taslim Arefin Khan (CREATE), Dongwook Yoon (DFP), Joanna McGrenere (DFP)
  • Designing and Evaluating Calmer, a Device for Simulating Maternal Skin-to-Skin Holding for Premature Infants – Sabrina Hauser (CREATE), Melinda J. Suto, Liisa Holsti (DFP), Manon Ranger (DFP), Karon E. MacLean (DFP) *Best Paper Award – top 1%*
  • Gripmarks: Using Hand Grips to Transform In-Hand Objects into Mixed Reality Input – Qian Zhou, Sarah Sykes, Sidney Fels (DFP), Kenrick Kin
  • Is Your Time Well Spent? Reflecting on Knowledge Work More Holistically – Hayley Guillou (CREATE), Kevin Chow (CREATE), Thomas Fritz, Joanna McGrenere (DFP)
  • Learning Through Exploration: How Children, Adults, and Older Adults Interact with a New Feature-Rich Application – Shareen Mahmud (CREATE), Jessalyn Alvina (CREATE), Parmit K. Chilana, Andrea Bunt, Joanna McGrenere (DFP)
  • Phasking on Paper: Accessing a Continuum of PHysically Assisted SKetchING – Soheil Kianzad (CREATE), Yuxiang Huang, Robert Xiao (DFP), Karon E. MacLean (DFP) *Honorable Mention – top 5%*
  • The Burden of Ending Online Account Sharing – Borke Obada-Obieh (CREATE), Yue Huang (CREATE), Konstantin Beznosov (DFP)

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