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Technical Publications on Gesture Keyboard

This list also includes papers on soft keyboard and gesture interface related to ShapeWriter. Recommended readings on ShapeWriter are marked with ****.

 


 

  • 2012

***Shumin Zhai, Per Ola Kristensson, The word-gesture keyboard: reimagining keyboard interaction, Communications of the ACM, 2012 ( Invited CACM Research Highlights article summarizing the 10 year long SHARK/ShapeWriter project, with an introductory Technical Perspective "Innovative interaction: from concept to the wild" by Bill Buxton)

·         2009

o        ** Zhai, S., Kristensson, P.O., Gong, P., Greiner, M., Peng, S., Liu, L. Dunnigan, A., Shapewriter on the iPhone: from the laboratory to the real world. ACM CHI 2009 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Extended Abstracts. pp. 2667-2670.

o        Lee, S., Zhai, S., The performance of touch screen soft buttons. Proc. of ACM CHI 2009 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. pp. 309-318.

o        Appert, C., Zhai, S., Using strokes as command shortcuts: cognitive benefits and toolkit supportProc. ACM CHI 2009 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. pp. 2289-2298.

·         2008

o        Zhai, S., On the ease and efficiency of human-computer interfaces. Proc ACM ETRA 2008: ACM Eye Tracking Research & Applications Symposium, pp 9-10 (keynote address abstract, slides)

o        Zhai, S. Kristensson, P.O, Interlaced QWERTY: accommodating ease of visual search and input flexibility in shape writing. Proc of CHI 2008: ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, pp 593-596.

o        ** Per Ola Kristensson, Shumin Zhai: Improving word-recognizers using an interactive lexicon with active and passive words. Proc ACM Intelligent User Interfaces 2008, pp 353-356

·         2007

o        **** Kristensson, P.O., Zhai, S. Command Strokes with and without Preview: Using Pen Gestures on Keyboard for Command SelectionProc. CHI 2007: ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 28 April - 3 May, 2007, San Jose, California.

o        Cao. X, Zhai, S. Modeling Human Performance of Pen Stroke Gestures, Proc. CHI 2007: ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 28 April - 3 May, 2007, San Jose, California.

o        Cockburn, A. Kristensson, P.O., Alexander, J. Zhai, S Hard Lessons: Effort-Inducing Interfaces Benefit Spatial Learning, Proc. CHI 2007: ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 28 April - 3 May, 2007, San Jose, California.

o        Kristensson, P.O., Zhai, S. Learning Shape Writing by Game Playing (Interactivity Paper), CHI 2007: ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 28 April - 3 May, 2007, San Jose, California.

o        Moran, T. P., Zhai, S. Beyond the Desktop Metaphor in Seven Dimensions, closing chapter in V. Kaptelinin and M. Czerwinski (Eds), Designing Integrated Digital Work Environments: Beyond the Desktop Metaphor.

o        ** Kristensson, Per Ola, Discrete and Continuous Shape Writing for Text Entry and Control, Linköping University, Department of Computer and Information Science, PhD thesis, 200 pages, Supervisor: Zhai, Shumin,  Opponent: Buxton, William, 2007.  ISBN: 978-91-85831-77-7

·         2006

o        **** Zhai, S., Kristensson, P.O., Introduction to Shape Writing, IBM Research Report RJ10393 (A0611-006), November1, 2006 (also as a Chapter 7 of by I. S. MacKenzie and K. Tanaka-Ishii (eds), Text Entry Systems: Mobility, Accessibility, Universality, Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, pp 139, 158)

·         2005

o        *** Kristensson, P-O., Zhai, S. Relaxing Stylus Typing Precision by Geometric Pattern Matching. Proc. IUI 2005—ACM Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, 2005, pp. 151–158, ACM Press.

o        Zhai, S., Kristensson, P-O, Smith, B.A., In search of effective text interfaces for off the desktop computing, Interacting with Computers, 17(3):229-250, 2005.

·         2004

o        **** Kristensson, P.O., Zhai, S., SHARK2: A Large Vocabulary Shorthand Writing System for Pen-based Computers, Proc. ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST 2004), Oct 24-27, Santa Fe, New Mexico, CHI Letters 6(2), pp. 43–52, ACM Press.

·         2003

o        **** Zhai, S., Kristensson, P.O., Shorthand Writing on Stylus Keyboard, in Proceedings of CHI 2003, ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, April 5-10, 2003. pp 97-104.

·         2002

o        Zhai, S., Sue, A., Accot, J., Movement Model, Hits Distribution and Learning in Virtual Keyboarding, in Proc. of CHI'2002: ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 2002.  pp 17-24.

o        Zhai, S., Hunter, M., Smith, B.A., Performance Optimization of Virtual KeyboardsHuman-Computer Interaction. Vol. 17, No2&3. 2002.  pp 229-269.

·         2001

o        Zhai, S., Smith. B. A. Alphabetically Biased Virtual Keyboards Are Easier to Use - Layout Does Matter,  in Extended Abstracts of CHI 2001, ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Seattle, Washington, 31 March-5 April 2001 (Short Talk), p321-322.

o        Smith, B.A., Zhai, S. Optimised Virtual Keyboards with and without Alphabetical Ordering - A Novice User Study,  in Proc. of INTERACT 2001: Eight IFIP Conference On Human-Computer Interaction, Tokyo, Japan, July 9-13, 2001. p92-99.

·         2000

o        Zhai, S., Hunter, M., Smith, B.A., The Metropolis Keyboard -- An Exploration of Quantitative Techniques for Virtual  Keyboard Design, in the Proceeding of the 13th Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST 2000), November 5-8, 2000, San Diego, California. pp 119-128.

o        Hunter, M., Zhai, S., Smith, B.A., Physics-based Graphical Keyboard Design, CHI'2000. April 1-6, 2000, The Hague, The Netherlands. 157-158.