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Papers/Notes: On the Phone

Wednesday, April 14
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Mobile Taskflow in Context: A Screenshot Study of Smartphone Usage
Amy K. Karlson, Microsoft Research, USA
Shamsi T. Iqbal, Microsoft Research, USA
Brian Meyers, Microsoft Research, USA
Gonzalo Ramos, Microsoft, USA
Kathy Lee, Microsoft, USA
John C. Tang, Microsoft Research, USA

Characterizes barriers in task completion that mobile device users encounter. We provide findings and design recommendations from a large scale survey and focused diary study for improving mobile taskflow.

An Adaptive Speed-Call List Algorithm and Its Evaluation with ESM
Seunghwan Lee, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea
Jungsuk Seo, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea
Geehyuk Lee, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea

Describes an algorithm for generating a speed-call list based on temporal calling patterns that was motivated by user survey, validated by unseen call logs, and evaluated by an ESM study.

Evaluation of Text Entry Methods for Korean Mobile Phones, a User Study
Ivaylo Ilinkin, Gettysburg College, USA
Sunghee Kim, Gettysburg College, USA

This paper reports an evaluation of Korean text entry methods for mobile-phones based on KSPC, WPM, and error rate. A phrase set that has high correlation with Korean is introduced.

Contacts 3.0: Bringing together research and design teams to reinvent the phonebook
Frank Bentley, Motorola Applied Research, USA
Rafiq Ahmed, Motorola Mobile Devices, USA
JoEllen Kames, Motorola Mobile Devices, USA
Lauren Schwendimann, Motorola Mobile Devices, USA
Rhiannon Zivin, Motorola Mobile Devices, USA

This Case Study explores a joint project between research and product teams to create a social network-enabled mobile contacts platform. Can provide suggestions for successful corporate research transfer.

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