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Pourang Irani




Publications

2012

Zahid Hossain, Khalad Hasan, Hai-Ning Liang and Pourang Irani.. 2012. EdgeSplit: Facilitating the Selection of Off-Screen Objects.. In Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI 2012). San Francisco, CA. ACM.
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Daniel Rea, James E. Young and Pourang Irani. 2012. The Roomba Mood Ring: An Ambient-Display Robot. In Proceedings of the 7th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human Robot Interaction (HRI2012). Boston, Massachusetts. ACM, 217-218.
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Khalad Hasan, Xing-Dong Yang, Hai-Ning Liang and Pourang Irani.. 2012. How to Position the Cursor? An Exploration of Absolute and Relative Cursor Positioning for Back-of-Device Input.. In Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI 2012). San Francisco, CA. ACM.
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Jason Alexander, Teng Han, William Judd, Pourang Irani and Sriram Subramanian. 2012. Putting your best foot forward: investigating real-world mappings for foot-based gestures. In Proceedings of the 30th international conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI 2012). Austin, Texas. ACM, 1229-1238.
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Hong Zhang, Xing-Dong Yang, Barrett Ens, Hai-Ning Liang, Pierre Boulanger and Pourang Irani. 2012. See Me, See You: A Lightweight Method for Discriminating User Touches on Tabletop Displays. In Proceedings of the 30th international conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI 2012). Austin, Texas. ACM, 2327-2336.
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Hina Aman, Pourang Irani and Hai-Ning Liang. 2012. A Review of Common Tasks Supported by Information Communication Technology for Times of Emergency. In Proceedings of the 9th international conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM 2012). Vancouver, Canada. ISCRAM.
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Khalad Hasan, Xing-Dong Yang, Andrea Bunt and Pourang Irani. 2012. A-Coord Input: Coordinating Auxiliary Input Streams for Augmenting Contextual Pen-Based Interactions. In Proceedings of the 30th international conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI 2012). Austin, Texas. ACM, 805-814.
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2011

Teng Han, Jason Alexander, Abhijit Karnik, Pourang Irani and Sriram Subramanian. 2011. Kick: Investigating the Use of Kick Gestures for Mobile Interactions. In Proceedings of the 13th international conference on Human computer interaction with mobile devices and services (MobileHCI '11). Stockholm, Sweden. ACM.
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Barrett Ens, David Ahlström, Andy Cockburn and Pourang Irani. 2011. Characterizing User Performance with Assisted Direct Off-Screen Pointing. In Proceedings of the 13th international conference on Human computer interaction with mobile devices and services (MobileHCI '11). Stockholm, Sweden. ACM.
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Jessica R. Cauchard, Markus Löchtefeld, Pourang Irani, Johannes Schoning, Antonio Krüger, Mike Fraser and Sriram Subramanian. 2011. Visual Separation in Mobile Multi-display Environments. In Proceedings of the 23rd ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST '11). Santa Barbara, U.S.A. ACM.
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Taylor Sando, Melanie Tory and Pourang Irani. 2011. Impact of Group Size on Spatial Structure Understanding Tasks. In Proceedings of the IEEE Pacific Visualization Symposium PacificVis '11). Hong Kong, China. IEEE.
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Erum Tanvir, Andrea Bunt, Andy Cockburn and Pourang Irani. 2011. Improving cascading menu selections with adaptive activation areas. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 69(11), 769-785.
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Cary Williams, Xing-Dong Yang, Grant Partridge, Joshua Usiskin-Miller, Arkady Major and Pourang Irani. 2011. TZee: Exploiting the Lighting Properties of Multi-touch Tabletops for Tangible 3D Interactions. In Proceedings of the 29th international conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI 2011). Vancouver, BC. ACM, 1363-1372.
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Barrett Ens, Rasit Eskicioglu and Pourang Irani. 2011. Visually Augmented Interfaces for Co-located Mobile Collaboration. In Distributed User Interfaces: Designing Interfaces for the Distributed Ecosystem. Springer, 169-176.
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Khalad Hasan, Tovi Grossman and Pourang Irani. 2011. Comet and Target Ghost: Techniques for Selecting Moving Targets. In Proceedings of the 29th international conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI 2011). Vancouver, BC. ACM, 839-848.
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Xing-Dong Yang, Tovi Grossman, Pourang Irani and George Fitzmaurice. 2011. TouchCuts and TouchZoom: Enhanced Target Selection for Touch Displays using Finger Proximity Sensing. In Proceedings of the 29th international conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI 2011). Vancouver, BC. ACM, 2585-2594.
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2010

Fouad Alallah, Dean Jin and Pourang Irani. 2010. OA-graphs: Orientation Agnostic Graphs for Improving the Legibility of Charts on Horizontal Displays. In Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces(ITS' 10). Saarbrucken, Germany. ACM, 211-220.
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KyungTae Kim, Waqas Javed, Cary Williams, Niklas Elmqvist and Pourang Irani. 2010. Hugin: A Framework for Awareness and Coordination in Mixed-Presence Collaborative Information Visualization. In Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces(ITS' 10). Saarbrucken, Germany. ACM, 231-240.
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David Ahlström, Andy Cockburn, Carl Gutwin and Pourang Irani. 2010. Why It's Quick to be Square: Modelling New and Existing Hierarchical Menu Designs. In Proceedings of the 28th international conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI '10). Atlanta, Georgia, USA. ACM, 1371-1380.
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Eleanor Jones, Jason Alexander, Andreas Andreou, Pourang Irani and Sriram Subramanian. 2010. GesText: Accelerometer-Based Gestural Text-Entry Systems. In Proceedings of the 28th international conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI '10). Atlanta, Georgia, USA. ACM, 2173-2182.
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Xing-Dong Yang, Edward Mak, David C. McCallum, Pourang Irani, Xiang Cao and Shahram Izadi. 2010. LensMouse: Augmenting the Mouse with an Interactive Touch Display. In Proceedings of the 28th international conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI '10). Atlanta, Georgia, USA. ACM, 2431-2440.
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2009

Feng Wang, Xiang Cao, Xiangshi Ren and Pourang Irani. 2009. Detecting and Leveraging Finger Orientation for Interaction with Direct-Touch Surfaces. In Proceedings of the 22nd Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST'09). Victoria, BC, Canada. ACM, 23-32.
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David C. McCallum and Pourang Irani. 2009. ARC-Pad: absolute+relative cursor positioning for large displays with a mobile touchscreen. In Proceedings of the 22nd Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST '09), 153-156.
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Kurosh Zarei-nia, Xing-Dong Yang, Pourang Irani and Nariman Sepehri. 2009. Evaluating Factors that Influence Path Tracing with Passive Haptic Guidance. In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Haptic and Audio Interaction Design (HAID '09), 21-30.
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Xing-Dong Yang, Pourang Irani, Pierre Boulanger and Walter F. Bischof. 2009. A Model for Steering with Haptic-Force Guidance. In Proceedings of the 12th IFIP International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (INTERACT '09), 465-478.
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Nabeel Hassan, Md. Mahfuz Rahman, Pourang Irani and Peter Graham. 2009. Chucking: A One-handed Document Sharing Technique. In Proceedings of the 12th IFIP International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (INTERACT '09), 264-278.
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Xing-Dong Yang, Edward Mak, Pourang Irani and Walter F. Bischof. 2009. Dual-Surface Input: Augmenting One-Handed Interaction with Coordinated Front and Behind-the-Screen Input. In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI '09). Bonn, Germany. ACM, 1-10.
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Taylor Sando, Melanie Tory and Pourang Irani. 2009. Effects of Animation, User-Controlled Interactions, and multiple static views in Understanding 3D Structures. In Proceedings of the 6th Symposium on Applied Perception in Graphics and Visualization (APGV '09). Chania, Crete, Greece. ACM, 69-76.
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Kang Shi, Sriram Subramanian and Pourang Irani. 2009. PressureMove: Pressure input with mouse movement. In Proceedings of the 12th IFIP International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (INTERACT '09), 25-39.
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Grant Partridge, Pourang Irani and Gordon Fitzell. 2009. Let loose with WallBalls, a collaborative tabletop instrument for tomorrow. In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME '09), 78-81.
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Tyler J. Gunn, Pourang Irani and John Anderson. 2009. An Evaluation Of Techniques For Selecting Moving Targets. In Proceedings of the 27th International Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '09), 3329-3334.
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Mahfuz Rahman, Sean Gustafson, Pourang Irani and Sriram Subramanian. 2009. Tilt Techniques: Investigating the Dexterity of Wrist-based Input. In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '09), 1943-1952.
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David C. McCallum, Edward Mak, Pourang Irani and Sriram Subramanian. 2009. PressureText: Pressure Input for Mobile Phone Text Entry. In Proceedings of the 27th International Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '09), 4519-4524.
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Xing Dong Yang, Pourang Irani, Pierre Boulanger and Walter Bischof. 2009. One-Handed Behind-the-Display Cursor Input on Mobile Devices. In Proceedings of the 27th International Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '09), 4501-4506.
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Tyler J. Gunn, Hong Zhang, Ed Mak and Pourang Irani. 2009. An Evaluation of One-handed Techniques for Multiple-target Selection. In Proceedings of the 27th International Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '09), 4189-4194.
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Nivedita Kadaba, Xing Dong Yang and Pourang Irani. 2009. Facilitating Multiple Target Tracking using Semantic Depth of Field (SDOF). In Proceedings of the 27th International Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '09), 4375-4380.
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Grant Partridge and Pourang Irani. 2009. IdenTTop: A Flexible Platform for Exploring Identity-Enabled Surfaces. In Proceedings of the 27th International Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '09), 4411-4416.
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2008

Maruthappan Shanmugasundaram and Pourang Irani. 2008. The effect of animated transitions in zooming interfaces. In Proceedings of the Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI '08), 396-399.
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Bowen Hui, Sean Gustafson, Pourang Irani and Craig Boutilier. 2008. The Need for an Interaction Cost Model in Adaptive Interfaces. In Proceedings of the Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI '08), 458-461.
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Carson Kai-Sang Leung, Pourang Irani and Christopher L. Carmichael. 2008. FIsViz: A Frequent Itemset Visualizer. In Proceedings of the Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (PAKDD '08), 644-652.
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Erum Tanvir, Jonathan Cullen, Pourang Irani and Andy Cockburn. 2008. Improving Selection in Cascading Pull-Down Menus. In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '08), 1381-1384.
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Dzmitry Aliakseyeu, Pourang Irani, Andrés Lucero and Sriram Subramanian. 2008. Multi-Flick: An Evaluation of Flick-Based Scrolling Techniques for Pen Interfaces. In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '08), 1689-1698.
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Kang Shi, Pourang Irani, Sean Gustafson and Sriram Subramanian. 2008. PressureFish: A Method to Improve Control of Discrete Pressure-based Input. In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '08), 1295-1298.
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Sean Gustafson, Patrick Baudisch, Carl Gutwin and Pourang Irani. 2008. Wedge: Clutter-Free Visualization of Off-Screen Locations. In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '08), 787-796.
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2007

Nivedita Kadaba, Pourang Irani and Jason Leboe. 2007. Visualizing Causal Semantics using Animations. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 13(6), 1254-1261.
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Grant Partridge, Mahtab Nezhadasl, Pourang Irani and Carl Gutwin. 2007. A Comparison of Navigation Techniques across Different Types of Off-Screen Navigation Tasks. In Proceedings of the IFIP International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (Interact '07), 716-721.
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Sean Gustafson and Pourang Irani. 2007. Comparing Visualizations for Tracking Off-Screen Moving Targets. In Extended Abstracts of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '07), 2399-2404.
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Peer Shajahan and Pourang Irani. 2007. One Family, Many Voices: Can Multiple Synthetic Voices be used as Navigational Cues in Hierarchical Interfaces? International Journal of Speech Technologies, 9(1), 1-15.
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Fouad Alallah, Mahtab Nezhadasl, Pourang Irani and Dean Jin. 2007. Visualizing the Decision-Making Process in a Face-to-Face Meeting. In Proceedings of IEEE Information Visualization (IV '07), 168-176.
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Maruthappan Shanmugasundaram, Pourang Irani and Carl Gutwin. 2007. Can smooth view transitions facilitate perceptual constancy in node-link diagrams? In Proceedings of Graphics Interface (GI '07), 71-78.
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Xu Xia, Pourang Irani and Jing Wang. 2007. Evaluation of Guiard's Theory of Bimanual Control for Navigation and Selection. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science: Ergonomics and Health Aspects of Work with Computers. Proceedings from HCI International, 368-377.
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Kang Shi, Pourang Irani and Pak Ching Li. 2007. Facilitating Visual Queries in the TreeMap Using Distortion Techniques. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science: Human Interface and the Management of Information. Proceedings from HCI International, 345-353.
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Tadeusz Stach, Carl Gutwin, David Pinelle and Pourang Irani. 2007. Improving recognition and characterization in groupware with rich embodiments. In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '07), 11-20. (Honourable Mention Award)
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Jared Cechanowicz, Pourang Irani and Sriram Subramanian. 2007. Augmenting the mouse with pressure sensitive input. In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '07), 1385-1394. (Honourable Mention Award)
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2005

Kang Shi, Pourang Irani and Pak Ching Li. 2005. An Evaluation of Content Browsing Techniques for Hierarchical Space-Filling Visualizations. In Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Information Visualization (IV '05), 81-88.
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Peer Shajahan and Pourang Irani. 2005. Manipulating Synthetic Voice Parameters for Navigation in Hierarchical Structures. In Proceedings of the International Conference of Auditory Displays (ICAD '05), 49-54.
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Nivedita Kadaba, Pourang Irani and Michel Toulouse. 2005. Visualizing Time Dependent Semantics: An Application to Quantum Algorithms. In Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Information Visualization (IV '05), 182-187.
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Nivedita Kadaba and Pourang Irani. 2005. Target Tracking in Dynamic Systems. IEEE InfoVis (poster compendium).

2004

Peer Shajahan and Pourang Irani. 2004. Representing Hierarchies Using Multiple Synthetic Voices. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Information Visualization (IV '04), 885-891.
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2003

Peer Shajahan and Pourang Irani. 2003. Improving Navigation in Touch-Tone Interfaces. In Proceedings from Human Factors in Telecommunication (HFT '03), 8.
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1998

B. Ashfield and Pourang Irani. 1998. A Graphical Shell for a Protocol Simulation Testbed. Proceedings of the APICS Conference, Fredericton, New Brunswick.