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ToCHI: Studying and Prototyping

Monday, April 12
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Unpacking the television: User practices around a changing technology
Louise Barkhuus, University of California San Diego, USA
Barry Brown, University of California San Diego, USA

Describes the changing world of television watching, contrasting PVR and TV downloading use.

The Calendar is Crucial': Coordination and Awareness through the Family Calendar
Carman Neustaedter, Kodak Research Labs, USA
AJ Brush, Microsoft Research, USA
Saul Greenberg, University of Calgary, Canada

Describes interview studies of families' calendaring routines. Presents findings on calendar types, calendar content, family types, and guidelines for the design of digital family calendars.

Out on the town: a socio-physical approach to the design of a context aware urban guide
Jeni Paay, Aalborg University, Denmark
Jesper Kjeldskov, Aalborg University, Denmark
Steve Howard, The University of Melbourne, Australia
Bharat Dave, The University of Melbourne, Australia

We propose, illustrate and evaluate a multi-disciplinary approach combining rapid ethnography, architectural analysis, design sketching and paper prototyping to influence design of mobile context-aware social software for urban environments.

Rapid Prototyping and Evaluation of In-Vehicle Interfaces
Dario Salvucci, Drexel University, USA

Describes an integrated tool for prototyping and evaluating new in-vehicle interfaces using cognitive models. Allows designers to evaluate interfaces with respect to their potential for driver distraction.

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