Invited Talks/Seminars

 

2017

  • "Modern Touchscreen Keyboards as Intelligent User Interfaces: A Research Review", Keynote at ACM International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, March 13 - 16, 2017, LIMASSOL, CYPRUS

  • "Modern Touchscreen Keyboards as Intelligent User Interfaces: A Research Review", May 22, 2017, U of Washington iSchool Seminar

  • "Modern Touchscreen Keyboards as Intelligent User Interfaces: A Research Review",STANFORD HUMAN-COMPUTER INTERACTION SEMINAR   (SEMINAR ON PEOPLE, COMPUTERS, AND DESIGN) 12:30-1:50 · Gates B01  

2014

  •  “Where will the next HCI breakthrough come from?”, October 3, 2014, Information and Computer Sciences Department, the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. ​

2012

  • "Surface Gesture Interaction: models and applications", University of California, Santa Cruz, Psychology Department Colloquium, November 21st, 20112

  • "Advancing a science and engineering approach to human-computer interaction research and development", NASA Ames Research Center, Oct 16, 2012

  • "Advancing a science and engineering approach to human-computer interaction research and development", Asia Pacific CHI Conference Keynote, August 28-31, 2012.
     

2011

  • "Progressive User Interfaces", University of California Irvine, School of Information Science, Feb 10, 2011

  • "Progressive User Interfaces", University of California San Diego, Department of Cognitive Science, Feb 11, 2011

  • "Progressive User Interfaces", Stanford Seminar Series on People, Computer, and Design, January 8, 2011. Available on YouTube
     

2010

  • "User Interfaces - from ease to efficiency", Chinagraph 2010 Keynote, Oct 13, 2010, Nanjing, China

  • University of Toronto Human Factors Symposium in Honour of Prof John Senders 90th birth day, July 23, 2010
     

2009

  • UC Berkeley, IEOR departmental Seminar, Oct 26, 2009

  • Palo Alto Research Center, CSL Colloquium, July 16, 2009

  • "ShapeWriter: making gesture writing on mobile devices easy, fast and fun", Google Tech Talk, May 29, 2009, available on YouTube

  • Fuji Xerox Palo Alto Laboratory, April 24, 2009

  • Xidian University Distinguished Lecture, Xian, China, March 18, 2009

  • Northwest Polytechnic University, Xian, China, March 18, 2009
     

2008

  • Lenovo Research, Beijing, China, Feb 29, 2008

  • Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Lecture Series in Complex Systems and Intelligence Science, February 21, 2008
     

2007

  • Nokia Research Forum, Palo Alto, December 18, 2007

  • Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, August 17

  • Invited speech, APEC Symposium, Beijing, China, July 14-16, 2007

  • University of Washington, DUB Seminar, May 8, 2007

  • O’Reilly Emerging Telephony Conference, February 27, 2007 - March 1, 2007
     

2004

  • In Search of Efficient Text Writing Methods for Off-Desktop Computing: An Overview of ATOMIK and SHARK”,  PARC George E. Pake Auditorium, Palo Alto, California, The San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of ACM SIGCHI (BayCHI), June 8, 2004.

  •  “In Search of Text Writing Methods for Off-Desktop Computing — An overview of ATOMIK and SHARK”, Human-Computer Interaction Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, April 24, 2004.
     

2003

  • “In Search of Text Writing Methods for Off Desktop Computing: ATOMIK and SHARK”,  Graphics, Visualization and Usability Center,  Georgia Tech, Oct. 30, 2003.

  • “In Search of Text Writing Methods for Off Desktop Computing: ATOMIK and SHARK”,  Distinguished Lecture, Center for Human Computer Interaction,  Virginia Tech, Oct. 28, 2003.

  • “Actions on the Computer Screen: Models and New Technology”, First Annual Distinguished Alumni Lecture,  HFIG and  Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, the University of Toronto, April 4, 2003.

  • “Text Input with Stylus Keyboard and Shorthand Gesture: an Overview of the ATOMIK and SHARK projects”, Department of Computer Science, the University of Toronto, April 3, 2003.

  • “Frontiers of User Interface Research: text input, laws of action, and eye-tracking based interaction”, Distinguished Lecture Series on the Future of Human-Computer Interaction, Oregon Health & Sciences University, Feb. 28, 2003.
     

2002

  •  “Samples of User Interface Research: text input, laws of movement, and eye-tracking based interaction”, Department of Computer and Information Science, Sept 18, 2002, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden

  • “ATOMIK, MAGIC, and Crossing Interfaces”, July 9, 2002, INRIA Rhones Alpes, Grenoble, France.

  • “ATOMIK, MAGIC, and Crossing Interfaces”, July 8, 2002, LIMSI, University de Paris-Sud, Orsay, France.

  • “Computer Input: optimized design, modeling and futuristic exploration”, May 17, 2002, Graduate School in User-Centered Information Technology (UCIT), University of Tampere, Finland.

  • “Laws of movements in Human computer interaction – pointing, crossing, and steering”, April 18, 2002, Department of Computer Science, Columbia University, New York.

  • “Computer Input: design optimization, modeling, and futuristic exploration”, March 22, 2002,  National Institute for Working Life,  Stockholm, Sweden.

  • "Control, Navigation, and Coordination in 3D user interfaces", March 12,  2002,  Department of Computer and Information Science, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden.

  • "Silk Cursor – utilizing semi-transparency for 3D interaction", March 5,  2002,  Department of Computer and Information Science, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden.

  • "Eye-gaze based interaction techniques - MAGIC Pointing and EASE Chinese Input", February 26,  2002,  Department of Computer and Information Science, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden.

  • "Tale of a Mouse - Research and Development of the IBM ScrollPoint", February 19,  2002,  Department of Computer and Information Science, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden.

  • “Laws of human movement and their applications to HCI – pointing, crossing, and steering”, February 12, Department of Computer and Information Science, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden.

  • “ATOMIK– an exploration of virtual keyboard design”,  February 5, 2002, Department of Computer and Information Science, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden.

  • “Computer Input: design optimization, modeling, and futuristic exploration”, Invited address of the fifth Office Ergonomics Research Committee (OERC) Research Conference, Marconi Conference Center, California, January 11-12, 2002.
     

2001

  • "Control, Navigation, and Coordination in 3D user interfaces", December 14, 2001, Department of Numerical Analysis and Computer Science (NADA), Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden.

  • "Eye-gaze based interaction techniques - MAGIC Pointing and EASE Chinese Input", Dec 7, 2001, Acreo (Institute for Optical Research), Kista, Sweden.

  • "Silk Cursor – utilizing semi-transparency for 3D interaction", November 30, 2001, Department of Numerical Analysis and Computer Science (NADA), Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden.

  • "Eye-gaze based interaction techniques - MAGIC Pointing and EASE Chinese Input", November 27, 2001, Institute of Design, University of Umea, Umea, Sweden.

  • "Tale of a Mouse - Research and Development of the IBM ScrollPoint",  November 27, 2001, Institute of Design, University of Umea, Umea, Sweden.

  • Beyond Fitts' law -movement regularities and their applications, November 26, 2001, Department of Informatics, University of Umea, Umea, Sweden.

  • The ATOMIK Keyboard, November 26, 2001, Department of Informatics, University of Umea, Umea, Sweden.

  • "Eye-gaze based interaction techniques - MAGIC Pointing and EASE Chinese Input", November 16, 2001, Department of Numerical Analysis and Computer Science (NADA), Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden.

  • "Tale of a Mouse - Research and Development of the IBM ScrollPoint",  November 2, 2001,  Department of Numerical Analysis and Computer Science (NADA), Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden.

  • ATOMIK - an design exploration of virtual keyboard , October 16, 2001, Department of Computer and Information Science, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden.

  • Beyond Fitts' law -movement regularities and their applications, October 19, Department of Numerical Analysis and Computer Science (NADA), Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden.

  • The ATOMIK Keyboard, October 5, Department of Numerical Analysis and Computer Science (NADA), Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden.

  • Computer Input:  theoretical modeling and future exploration, June 28, 2001, International Conference on Perception and Action (invited talk), University of Connecticut.
     

2000

  • “Computer Input: product innovation, theoretical modeling, and future exploration”, University of California Berkeley, Department of Computer Science, Berkeley, California, Oct 24, 2000.

  • “Computer Input: product innovation, theoretical modeling, and future exploration”, University of California Santa Cruz, Cognitive Psychology Colloquium, Department of Cognitive Psychology, Santa Cruz, California, Oct 27, 2000.

  • “Computer Input: product innovation, theoretical modeling, and future exploration”, IBM China Research Laboratory, Beijing, China, Oct 8, 2000.

  • “Computer Input: product innovation, theoretical modeling, and future exploration”, Xidian University, Xi’an, China, Oct 8, 2000.

  • “Computer Input: product innovation, theoretical modeling, and future exploration”, IBM Almaden Research Center Symposium Series (monthly), IBM Almaden Research Center, San Jose, California,  Sept 20, 2000.

  • “Computer Input: product innovation, theoretical modeling, and future exploration”, IBM Research HCI Speaker Series, IBM TJ Watson Research Center, Hawthorne and Yorktown,  New York, July 24, 2000
     

1999

  • Input devices and techniques: Multi-DOF, Multi-hand, Multi-stream, Multi-functional, and Multi-modal", Centre d'Etudes de la Navigation Aerienne (CENA), Toulouse, France, October 1999

     

  • "Co-ordination, Steering law and MAGIC pointing" CNRS (centre de la recherche scientifique, UMR movement and Perception - University of the Mediterranean, Marseille, France. October 1999.

  • Computer Input Introduction LectureStanford University CS 377A, Princeton University COS 436 / ELE 469, Sept 29, 1999

  • What You Feel Must Be What You See: Adding Tactile Feedback to the Trackpoint,  INTERACT’99: 7th IFIP conference on Human Computer Interaction, Edinburgh, UK, Aug 30 – Sept 3,  1999. Paper in PDF.

  • Input devices and techniques: Multi-DOF, Multi-hand, Multi-stream, Multi-functional, and Multi-modal, Overview talk 1999.

  • Manual And Gaze Input Cascaded (MAGIC) Pointing, ACM CHI'99, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 15-20 May 1999. Paper in PDF.

  • Performance Evaluation of Input Devices in Trajectory-based Tasks: An Application of Steering Law,  ACM CHI'99,  Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 15-20 May 1999. Paper in PDF.

  • Quantifying Coordination and Its Application to Evaluating 6 DOF Input Devices,  ACM CHI'98, Los Angles, April 18-23, 1998. Paper in PDF.
     

1998 and before

  • Teaching old mice new tricks: Innovations in Computer Mouse Design, Ergon-Axia'98, Hong Kong, 1998. Paper in PDF.

  • Landmarks to Aid Navigation in a Graphical User Interface, Workshop on Personalized and Social Navigation in Information Space, Stockholm, Sweden, March 6-7, 1998. Paper in PDF.

  • Improving Browsing Performance: A Study of Four Input Devices for Scrolling and Pointing Tasks, INTERACT'97: the 6th IFIP conference on Human Computer Interaction, Sydney, Australia, July 14-18, 1997. Paper in PDF.

  • Graphical Means of Directing Users’ Attention in the Visual Interface, INTERACT'97: the 6th IFIP conference on Human Computer Interaction, Sydney, Australia, July 14-18, 1997. Paper in PDF.

  • Spatial Interface Can Facilitate Target Acquisition, the 6th WWW Conference, Santa Clara, California, 1997.

  • Beyond Fitts' Law: Models for Trajectory-Based HCI Tasks, ACM CHI'97, 1997. Paper in PDF.

  • An Isometric Tongue Pointing Device, ACM CHI'97, 1997. Paper in HTML.

  • Dual Stream Input for Pointing and Scrolling, CHI'97, 1997. Paper in HTML..

  • Investigating Coordination in Multidegree of Freedom Control, 41st Annual Meeting of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Sept 22-26, 1997. 1249-1253. Paper in PDF Part I  &  Part II.

  • The Influence of Muscle Groups on Performance of Multiple Degree-of-Freedom Input, ACM CHI'96. Paper in HTML.

  • Human Factors in Input Devices I: multi-degree-freedom of input, for the multi-university HCI Design Course sponsored by NSF.

  • Human Factors in Input Devices II: Multi-stream Input, for the multi-university HCI Design Course sponsored by NSF.

  • The "Silk Cursor": Investigating Transparency for 3D Target Acquisition, ACM CHI'94.  Paper in HTML.

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