Research Labs

Recent Publications

CHI 2021

A Design Space Exploration of Worlds in Miniature

Kurtis Danyluk , Barrett Ens , Bernhard Jenny , Wesley Willett

Virtual Augmented RealityMeta Analysis Literature Survey

CHI 2021

Grand Challenges in Immersive Analytics

Barrett Ens , Benjamin Bach , Maxime Cordeil , Ulrich Engelke , Marcos Serrano , Wesley Willett , Arnaud Prouzeau , Christoph Anthes , Wolfgang Büschel , Cody Dunne , Tim Dwyer , Jens Grubert , Jason H. Haga , Nurit Kishenbaum , Dylan Kobayashi , Tica Lin , Monsurat Olaosebikan , Fabian Pointecker , David Saffo , Nazmus Saquib , Dieter Schmalsteig , Danielle Albers Szafir , Matthew Whitlock , Yalong Yang

Immersive AnalyticsGrand Research ChallengesData VisualisationAugmented RealityVirtual Reality

CHI 2021

Homecoming: Exploring Returns to Long-Term Single Player Games

Noor Hammad , Owen Brierley , Zachary McKendrick , Sowmya Somanath , Patrick Finn , Jessica Hammer , Ehud Sharlin

Long Term Single Player GameAutobiographical DesignPivot Point

UIST 2020

ZoomWalls: Dynamic Walls that Simulate Haptic Infrastructure for Room-scale VR World

Yan Yixian , Kazuki Takashima , Anthony Tang , Takayuki Tanno , Kazuyuki Fujita , Yoshifumi Kitamura

Encountered Type Haptic DevicesImmersive Experience

UIST 2020 Honorable Mention

RealitySketch: Embedding Responsive Graphics and Visualizations in AR through Dynamic Sketching

Ryo Suzuki , Rubaiat Habib Kazi , Li-Yi Wei , Stephen DiVerdi , Wilmot Li , Daniel Leithinger

Augmented RealityEmbedded Data VisualizationReal Time AuthoringSketching InterfacesTangible Interaction

IROS 2020

PufferBot: Actuated Expandable Structures for Aerial Robots

Hooman Hedayati , Ryo Suzuki , Daniel Leithinger , Daniel Szafir

NIME 2020

Touch Responsive Augmented Violin Interface System II: Integrating Sensors into a 3D Printed Fingerboard

Chantelle Ko , Lora Oehlberg

ViolinTouch SensorFSRFingerboardAugmented3 D PrintingConductive FilamentInteractive

IMWUT 2020

AssessBlocks: Exploring Toy Block Play Features for Assessing Stress in Young Children after Natural Disasters

Xiyue Wang , Kazuki Takashima , Tomoaki Adachi , Patrick Finn , Ehud Sharlin , Yoshifumi Kitamura

Well BeingToy BlocksPTSDTangibles For HealthStress AssessmentPlayChildren

CHI 2020

RoomShift: Room-scale Dynamic Haptics for VR with Furniture-moving Swarm Robots

Ryo Suzuki , Hooman Hedayati , Clement Zheng , James Bohn , Daniel Szafir , Ellen Yi-Luen Do , Mark D Gross , Daniel Leithinger

Virtual RealityRoom Scale HapticsHaptic InterfacesSwarm Robots

CHI 2020

Why do people watch others eat food? An Empirical Study on the Motivations and Practices of Mukbang Viewers

Laurensia Anjani , Terrance Mok , Anthony Tang , Lora Oehlberg , Wooi Boon Goh

Video StreamsMukbang

CHI 2020

Autonomous Vehicle-Cyclist Interaction: Peril and Promise

Ming Hou , Karthik Mahadevan , Sowmya Somanath , Ehud Sharlin , Lora Oehlberg

Autonomous Vehicle Cyclist InteractionInterfaces For Communicating Intent And Awareness

CHI 2020

Interaction Techniques for Visual Exploration Using Embedded Word-Scale Visualizations

Pascal Goffin , Tanja Blascheck , Petra Isenberg , Wesley Willett

GlyphsWord Scale VisualizationInformation VisualizationInteraction TechniquesText Visualization

TEI 2020

LiftTiles: Constructive Building Blocks for Prototyping Room-scale Shape-changing Interfaces

Ryo Suzuki , Ryosuke Nakayama , Dan Liu , Yasuaki Kakehi , Mark D. Gross , Daniel Leithinger

Shape Changing InterfacesInflatablesLarge Scale Interactions

MobileHCI 2019

WatchPen: Using Cross-Device Interaction Concepts to Augment Pen-Based Interaction

Michael Hung , David Ledo , Lora Oehlberg

SmartwatchCross Device InteractionPen InteractionInteraction Techniques

UIST 2019

ShapeBots: Shape-changing Swarm Robots

Ryo Suzuki , Clement Zheng , Yasuaki Kakehi , Tom Yeh , Ellen Yi-Luen Do , Mark D. Gross , Daniel Leithinger

Swarm User InterfacesShape Changing User Interfaces

TVCG 2019 Best Paper

Data Changes Everything: Challenges and Opportunities in Data Visualization Design Handoff

Jagoda Walny , Christian Frisson , Mieka West , Doris Kosminsky , Søren Knudsen , Sheelagh Carpendale , Wesley Willett

Information VisualizationDesign HandoffData MappingDesign Process

C&C 2019

Mutation: Leveraging Performing Arts Practices in Cyborg Transitioning

Nour Hammad , Elaheh Sanoubari , Patrick Finn , Sowmya Somanath , James E. Young , Ehud Sharlin

Interaction DesignCyborgsUser ExperiencePerforming Art Techniques

DIS 2019

Sketching and Ideation Activities for Situated Visualization Design

Nathalie Bressa , Kendra Wannamaker , Henrik Korsgaard , Wesley Willett , Jo Vermeulen

IdeationDesign WorkshopsSituated VisualizationInformation VisualizationSmall DisplaysSketching

DIS 2019

AV-Pedestrian Interaction Design Using a Pedestrian Mixed Traffic Simulator

Karthik Mahadevan , Elaheh Sanoubari , Sowmya Somanath , James E. Young , Ehud Sharlin

Mixed TrafficPedestrian SimulatorAutonomous Vehicle Pedestrian Interaction

DIS 2019 Best Paper

MorphIO: Entirely Soft Sensing and Actuation Modules for Programming Shape Changes through Tangible Interaction

Ryosuke Nakayama , Ryo Suzuki , Satoshi Nakamaru , Ryuma Niiyama , Yoshihiro Kawahara , Yasuaki Kakehi

Shape Changing InterfacesProgramming By DemonstrationSoft RobotsPneumatic ActuationTangible Interactions

DIS 2019 Honorable Mention

Mannequette: Understanding and Enabling Collaboration and Creativity on Avant-Garde Fashion-Tech Runways

Teddy Seyed , Anthony Tang

FashionHaute CoutureE TextilesMaker CultureFashion TechWearablesAvant GardeHaute Tech CoutureModular

DIS 2019

Astral: Prototyping Mobile and Smart Object Interactive Behaviours Using Familiar Applications

David Ledo , Jo Vermeulen , Sheelagh Carpendale , Saul Greenberg , Lora Oehlberg , Sebastian Boring

Smart ObjectsMobile InterfacesPrototypingDesign ToolInteractive Behaviour

TVCG 2019

Exploration Strategies for Discovery of Interactivity in Visualizations

Tanja Blascheck , Lindsay MacDonald Vermeulen , Jo Vermeulen , Charles Perin , Wesley Willett , Thomas Ertl , Sheelagh Carpendale

DiscoveryVisualizationOpen DataEvaluationEye TrackingInteraction LogsThink Aloud

CHI 2019 Honorable Mention

Look-From Camera Control for 3D Terrain Maps

Kurtis Danyluk , Bernhard Jenny , Wesley Willett

TerrainTouchMap InteractionLook From Camera Control

TEI 2019

Beyond the Bare Stage: Exploring Props as Potential Improviser-Controlled Technology

Claire Mikalauskas , April Viczko , Lora Oehlberg

PropsPerformer Controlled TechnologyImprovisational Theatre

TEI 2019

WindyWall: Exploring Creative Wind Simulations

David Tolley , Thi Ngoc Tram Nguyen , Anthony Tang , Nimesha Ranasinghe , Kensaku Kawauchi , Ching-Chiuan Yen

Tactile Haptic InteractionMultimodal InteractionNovel Actuators Displays

IEEE VR 2019

Augmented Reality Map Navigation with Freehand Gestures

Kadek Ananta Satriadi , Barrett Ens , Maxime Cordeil , Bernhard Jenny , Tobias Czauderna , Wesley Willett

Augmented RealityGesture RecognitionHuman Computer InteractionInteractive Devices

TEI 2019

You say Potato, I say Po-Data: Physical Template Tools for Authoring Visualizations

Tiffany Wun , Lora Oehlberg , Miriam Sturdee , Sheelagh Carpendale

PotatoTangible ToolsAuthoring VisualizationsBlock PrintingPhysical Template ToolsInformation Visualization

UIST 2018

Dynablock: Dynamic 3D Printing for Instant and Reconstructable Shape Formation

Ryo Suzuki , Junichi Yamaoka , Daniel Leithinger , Tom Yeh , Mark D. Gross , Yoshihiro Kawahara , Yasuaki Kakehi

Digital MaterialsDynamic 3 D PrintingShape Displays

DIS 2018

Improvising with an Audience-Controlled Robot Performer

Claire Mikalauskas , Tiffany Wun , Kevin Ta , Joshua Horacsek , Lora Oehlberg

Human Robot InteractionImprovised TheatreCreativity Support ToolsCrowdsourcing

Location

Interactions Lab

680 Math Science Building,
University of Calgary
Calgary, AB T2N 4V8, Canada