Research Labs

Recent Publications

CHI 2022

Data Every Day: Designing and Living with Personal Situated Visualizations

Nathalie Bressa , Jo Vermeulen , Wesley Willett

Self TrackingSituated VisualizationPersonal Data

CHI 2022

One Week in the Future: Previs Design Futuring for HCI Research

Sasha Ivanov , Tim Au Yeung , Kathryn Blair , Kurtis Danyluk , Georgina Freeman , Marcus Friedel , Carmen Hull , Michael Hung , Sydney Pratte , Wesley Willett

Design FuturingPrototypingPrevisualization

CHI 2022

Next Steps in Epidermal Computing: Opportunities and Challenges for Soft On-Skin Devices

Aditya Shekhar Nittala , Jürgen Steimle

Wearable DevicesEpidermal DevicesSurveySoft Wearables

CHI 2022

Augmented Reality and Robotics: A Survey and Taxonomy for AR-enhanced Human-Robot Interaction and Robotic Interfaces

Ryo Suzuki , Adnan Karim , Tian Xia , Hooman Hedayati , Nicolai Marquardt

Augmented RealityMixed RealityRoboticsHuman Robot InteractionActuated Tangible UIShape Changing UIAR HRIVAM HRI

CHI EA 2022

Art is Not Research. Research is not Art

Kathryn Blair , Miriam Sturdee , Lindsay Macdonald Vermeulen , Lora Oehlberg

Interdisciplinary ResearchResearch EthicsArts And ComputingResearch MethodsKnowledge Creation

UIST 2021

HapticBots: Distributed Encountered-type Haptics for VR with Multiple Shape-changing Mobile Robots

Ryo Suzuki , Eyal Ofek , Mike Sinclair , Daniel Leithinger , Mar Gonzalez-Franco

Virtual RealityEncountered Type HapticsTabletop Mobile RobotsSwarm User Interfaces

IEEE 2021 Best Paper

Perception! Immersion! Empowerment!: Superpowers as Inspiration for Visualization

Wesley Willett , Bon Adriel Aseniero , Sheelagh Carpendale , Pierre Dragicevic , Yvonne Jansen , Lora Oehlberg , Petra Isenberg

Data VisualizationVisualizationCognitionInteractive SystemsToolsPragmaticsPattern RecognitionSuperpowersEmpowermentVisionPerceptionFictionSituated Visualization

DIS 2021

Co-Designing Interactions between Pedestrians in Wheelchairs and Autonomous Vehicles

Ashratuz Zavin Asha , Christopher Smith , Georgina Freeman , Sean Crump , Sowmya Somanath , Lora Oehlberg , Ehud Sharlin

Pedestrians In WheelchairsCo DesignAutonomous Vehicles

DIS 2021

Participatory Art for Public Exploration of Algorithmic Decision-Making

Kathryn Blair , Pil Hansen , Lora Oehlberg

Fine ArtsPhysical ArtifactEducationSocial Impact Of TechnologyEducationParticipatory Art Installation

DIS 2021

I/O Bits: User-Driven, Situated, and Dedicated Self-Tracking

Kendra Wannamaker , Sandeep Kollannur , Marian Dörk , Wesley Willett

Information VisualizationPersonal InformaticsSituated Visualization

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

GI 2021

Perspective Charts

Mia MacTavish , Katayoon Etemad , Faramarz Samavati , Wesley Willett

Information Visualization

IJAC 2021

Optically illusive architecture (OIA): Introduction and evaluation using virtual reality

Seyed Vahab Hosseini , Usman R Alim , Lora Oehlberg , Joshua M Taron

Architectural RepresentationOptical IllusionDesign EvaluationVirtual Reality

Urban Informatics and Future Cities

(Big) Data in Urban Design Practice: Supporting High-Level Design Tasks Using a Visualization of Human Movement Data from Smartphones

Angela Rout , Wesley Willett

Information VisualizationSmartphone DataGPSData VisualizationArchitectureUrban DesignTask Based FrameworkHigh Level Tasks

TEI 2021

Evoking Empathy: A Framework for Describing Empathy Tools

Sydney Pratte , Anthony Tang , Lora Oehlberg

EmpathyEmpathy ToolsDesign Strategies

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

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

IROS 2020

PufferBot: Actuated Expandable Structures for Aerial Robots

Hooman Hedayati , Ryo Suzuki , Daniel Leithinger , Daniel Szafir

TVCG 2020

Touch and Beyond: Comparing Physical and Virtual Reality Visualizations

Kurtis Thorvald Danyluk , Teoman Tomo Ulusoy , Wei Wei , Wesley J. Willett

Human Computer InteractionVisualizationData VisualizationVirtual RealityPhysicalization

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

IMX 2020

Talk Like Somebody is Watching: Understanding and Supporting Novice Live Streamers

Terrance Mok , Colin Au Yeung , Anthony Tang , Lora Oehlberg

Live StreamsStreamersChatbotAudienceVirtual Audience

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 LBW

Views from the Wheelchair: Understanding Interaction between Autonomous Vehicle and Pedestrians with Reduced Mobility

Ashratuz Zavin Asha , Christopher Smith , Lora Oehlberg , Sowmya Somanath , Ehud Sharlin

Autonomous VehiclePedestrian With Reduced Mobility

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

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

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


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