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Full Programme

Thursday 24 October 2002

08:30 - 10:15 First plenary session: Novel interaction paradigms and contexts of use
08:30 - 8:40 Welcome and introduction
08:40 - 9:05 Ubiquitous interaction - Using surfaces in everyday environments as pointing devices.
A. Schmidt, M. Strohbach, K. van Laerhoven, H. Gellersen, Lancaster University, UK
09:05 - 9:30 QuiQui's Giant Bounce - A computer vision and hearing based user interface for flying.
P. Hamalainen, J. Hoysniemi, Helsinki University of Technology & University of Tampere, Finland
09:30 - 9:45 E-Cane with situation presumption for the visually impaired.
Y. Yasumuro, T. Tateishi, M. Murakami, M. Imura, T. Kuroda, Y. Manabe, K. Chihara, Nara Institute of Science and Technology & Kyoto University Hospital, Japan
09:45 - 10:00 Toward cultural representation and identification for all in community-based virtual environments.
E. Raybourn, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, USA
10:00 - 10:15 Sociable information environments.
M. Pieper, FhG-FIT, Sankt Augustin, Germany & ICS-FORTH, Greece
10:15 - 10:45 Coffee break
10:45 - 13:00 Second plenary session: Universal access to multimedia applications
10:45 - 11:45 Invited talk: The kiss of the spiderbot.
Steven Pemberton, CWI, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
11:45 - 12:00 Adaptive navigation of visually impaired users in virtual environment on the world wide web.
V. Nemec, Z. Mikovec, P. Slavik, Czech Technical University, Prague, Czech Republic
12:00 - 12:15 Criteria for usability of accessible web sites.
B. Leporini, F. Paterno, CNR-ISTI, Pisa, Italy
12:15 - 12:30 Applying a holistic approach to develop user-friendly, customer-oriented e-government portal interfaces.
M. Wimmer, U. Holler, University of Linz, Austria
12:30 - 12:45 A metaphor for personalized television programming.
K. Chorianopoulos, D. Spinelis, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece
12:45 - 13:00 Digital television for all: user preferences and designers' views on what would suit the user.
L. Eronen, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland
13:00 - 14:15 Lunch
14:15 - 15:40 Third plenary session: User interfaces for all - Software design and architecture
14:15 - 14:30 Designing user interfaces for a variety of users: a review of model-based development schemes.
C. Stary, University of Linz, Austria
14:30 - 14:45 Implementing inclusive design: the discrepancy between theory and practice.
H. Dong, S. Keates, P. J. Clarkson, University of Cambridge, UK
14:45 - 15:00 Computer environments for improving end-user accessibility.
M.-F. Costabile, D. Fogly, G. Fresta, P. Mussio, A. Piccinno, University of Bari, University of Brescia, CNUCE-CNR (Pisa), University 'La Sapienza' (Rome), Italy
15:00 - 15:15 Scenario-based argumentation for universal access.
D. Akoumianakis, C. Stephanidis, ICS-FORTH, Greece
15:15 - 15:40 Software architecture for multimodal user input - FLUID.
T. Ilmonen, J. Kontkanen, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland
15:40 - 16:45 Free time
16:15 - 16:45 Coffee break
Parallel Sessions
16:45 - 19:00 Parallel session A: User interfaces for all - Design issues
16:45- 17:00 The need for an interface accessibility initiative.
G. Whitney, R. Adams, Middlesex University, London
17:00-17:15 USERfit tool. A tool to facilitate design for all.
J. Abascal, M. Arrue, N. Garay, J. Tomas, Euskal Herriko University, San Sebastian, Spain
17:15-17:30 Assessing interface inclusivity throughout the design process.
C. Cardoso, S. Keates, P. J. Clarkson, University of Cambridge, UK
17:30-17:45 Iterative development of an information-providing dialogue system.
P. Johansson, L. Degerstedt, A. Jonsson, Linkoping University
17:45-18:00 Empowering the user: a data-oriented application-building framework.
D. Martins de Matos, A. Mateus, J. Graca, N. Mamede, INESC-ID/IST, Lisbon, Portugal
18:00-18:15 A graphical tool to support task description using TAOS formalism for UI design.
B. Lula, F. de Medeiros, P. Cordeiro, Federal University of Paraiba, Brazil
18:15-18:30 Learning interaction patterns for adaptive user interfaces.
K. Jokinen, J. Rissanen, H. Keranen, K. Kanto, University of Art and Design, Helsinki, Finland
18:30-18:45 User centered concept design of electronic services for the elderly.
J. Mantere, S. Belitz, T. Petakoski-Hult, H. Stromberg, Helsinki University of Technology & VTT Information Technology, Finland
18:45-19:00 Socially adaptive user interfaces for web-based systems.
J. Sobecki, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland
16:45 - 19:30 Parallel session B: Novel interaction paradigms - New modalities and dialogue styles
16:45-17:00 Toward optimization of multimodal user interfaces for tactile audio applications.
Z. Obrenovic, D. Starcevic, E. Jovanov, University of Belgrade(Yugoslavia) & University of Alabama, Huntsville (USA)
17:00-17:15 3D-Audio information presentations modeling.
S. Djennane, SiemensCorporate Research, Princeton, USA
17:15-17:30 A 3D user-interface based on eye tracking and gesture recognition.
J.-H. Lee, J.-I. Kim, Konkuk University, Seoul, Korea
17:30-17:45 Text entry application based on gaze pointing.
Q.-H. Zhang, A. Imamiya, K. Go, Yamanashi University, Japan
17:45-18:00 Experiments with a camera-based human-computer interface system.
R. Cloud, M. Betke, J. Gips, Boston University & Boston College, USA
18:00-18:15 Evaluation and validation of a conversational agent embodied in a bookstore.
G. Semeraro, H. Andersen, V. Andersen, P. Lops, F. Abbattista , University of Bari (Italy) &Risoe National Laboratory (Denmark)
18:15-18:30 A scalable avatar for conversational user interfaces.
U. Berner, T. Rieger, Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany
18:30-18:45 Anthropomorphic vs non-anthropomorphic software interface feedback for online systems usage.
P. Murano, University of Salford, Manchester, UK
18:45-19:00 A connectionist approach to modelling navigation: trajectory self organization and prediction.
C. Sas, G. O'Hare, R. Reilly, University College (Dublin) & National University of Ireland, Maynooth
19:00-19:15 Enabling ontology switching in browsing interfaces.
T. Mandl, C. Womser-Hacker, University of Hildesheim, Germany
19:15-19:30 Boosting messaging with speech acts.
S. Toivonen, VTT Information Technology, Helsinki, Finland
16:45 - 19:15 Parallel session C: Novel interaction paradigms and accessibility issues
16:45-17:00 A usability evaluation of a joystick-operated full-screen magnifier.
S. Kurniawan, A. King, D. Evans, P. Blenkhorn, UMIST, Manchester, UK
17:00-17:15 A pair of chord gloves for Braille input to computers for blind users.
S. Lee, J. Wook Jeon, H. Choi, H.-G. Choi, Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon, Korea
17:15-17:30 A multi-lingual augmentative communication system.
N. Alm, M. Iwabuchi, P. Andreasen, K. Nakamura, University of Dundee (Scotland), & Kagawa University (Takamatsu, Japan)
17:30-17:45 Finger instead of mouse: touch screens as a means for enhancing Universal Access for user interfaces for all.
A. Holzinger, Institute for Medical Informatics, Graz University, Austria
17:45-18:00 I.N.P.H. - Web interface for disabled people.
V. Dieudonne, C. Machgeels, P. Mahieu, C.E.T.D. & ULB, Bruxelles, Belgium
18:00-18:15 Universal access to multimodal ITV content: challenges and prospects.
S. Maad, Fraunhofer Institute for Media Communication, Germany
18:15-18:30 Multimodal dialogue systems: a case study for interactive TV.
A. Ibrahim, P. Johansson, Linkoping University, Sweden
18:30-18:45 Designing the user interface of a handheld device for communication in a high-risk environment.
J. Kjeldskov, J. Stage, Aalborg University, Denmark
18:45-19:00 User interface for a wearable augmented reality welding system.
M. Park, C. Canales, L. Schmidt, Aachen University of Technology, Germany
19:00-19:15 Accessible e-learning platform: design, framework, implementation.
M. Pustisek, I. Humar, J. Bester, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

19:30 - 20:30 Poster session
  An eye-gaze input system based on the Limbus tracking method by image analysis for seriously physically handicapped people.
K. Abe, S. Ohi, M. Ohyama, Tokyo Denki University, Japan
  Preliminary results about VITIPI evaluation efficiency.
P. Boissiere, D. Dours, IRIT,CNRS, Toulouse, France
  System ergonomic analysis with SEA-Tool.
H. Bubb, I. Jastrzebska-Fraczek, University of Technology, Munich, Germany
  A multi-agent interface system design based in natural language.
M. Castillo, F. Real, Polytechnical University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain
  Quality in the university portal's: a representative evaluation.
F. Cipolla-Ficarra, F&F Multimedia Communications Corp. Bergamo, Italy
  Finger counter: a human-computer interface.
S. Crampton, M. Betke, Boston University, USA
  Defining categories of the human/technology coupling: theoretical and methodological issues.
O. Gapenne, C. Lenay, D. Boullier, UTC, Compiegne, France
  A camera-based eyebrow tracker for computer control via a binary switch.
J. Lombardi, M. Betke, Boston University, USA
  Mental models of information search on the Web.
J. Marquer, Paris 5 University, CNRS, France
  Enhancing access to public information.
M. Merkel, M. Petterstedt, A. Jonsson, Linkoping University, Sweden
  Promoting Design for All - the DASDA Project.
H. Millar, Management Partners, London, UK
  Shopping support system for the blind using barcode.
M. Murakami, Y. Yasumuro, T. Kuroda, Y. Manabe, K. Chihara, Nara Institute of Technology & Kyoto University Hospital, Japan
  Software agents for Universal Design: an open software architecture to facilitate rapid-prototyping and enhance experience feedback.
R. Privat, P. Truillet, N. Vigouroux, IRIT, CNRS, Toulouse, France
20:45 - … Gala Dinner

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Friday 25 October 2002

8:30 - 10:30 Fourth plenary session: Mobile computing - Design and usability
8:30 - 8:55 Augmentative and alternative communication: the future of text on the move.
A. Johansen, J. Hansen, IT University, Copenhagen, Denmark
8:55 - 9:20 Sociability and mobility concepts for the connected home.
E. Diederiks, R. van de Sluis, R. van de Ven, Philips Research Laboratories, Philips Design Eindhoven, The Netherlands
9:20 - 9:45 Evaluating sonified rapid serial visual presentation: an immersive reading experience on a mobile device.
M. Goldstein, G. Oquist, S. Bjork, Ericsson Research Usability & Interaction Laboratory (Kista), Uppsala University, Interactive Institute PLAY Studio (Goteborg), Sweden
9:45 - 10:00 Design ideas for everyday mobile ubiquitous computing based on qualitative user data.
A. Kankainen, A. Ouslasvirta, Helsinki Institute for Information Technology, Finland
10:00 - 10:15 User interface design for PDAs: lessons and experience with the WARD-IN-HAND prototype.
P. Karampelas, D. Akoumianakis, C. Stephanidis, ICS-FORTH, Greece
10:15 - 10:30 Providing device independence to mobile services.
S. Nylander, M. Bylund, SICS, Uppsala, Sweden
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 - 12:20 Fifth plenary session: User interfaces for all - Usability and accessibility issues
11:00 - 11:25 Age related differences and the depth vs breadth tradeoff in hierarchical online information systems.
P. Zaphiris, S. Kurniawan, R. Ellis, City University (London), UMIST (Manchester), UK
11:25 - 11:50 Effects of multimodal feedback on the performance of older adults with normal and impaired vision.
J. Jacko, I. Scott, F. Sainfort, K. Moloney, T. Kongnakorn, B. Zorich, K. Emery, Georgia Institute of Technology & University of Miami School of Medicine
11:50 - 12:05 Making accessibility guidelines usable.
A. Donnelly, M. Magennis, Trinity College, National Council for the Blind of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
12:05 - 12:20 Fax registration of information about disaster victims.
T. Ebina, F. Matsumoto, H. Ohno, communications Research Laboratory, Tokio, Japan
12:20 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 14: 45 Sixth plenary session: Universal access and privacy
13:30 - 14:30 Invited talk: Universal access and privacy.
Alfred Kobsa, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
14:30 - 14:45 Using biometrics as an enabling technology in balancing universality and selectivity for management of information access.
M. Fairhurst, R. Guest, F. Deravi, J. George, University of Kent, UK
14:45 - 15:40 Seventh plenary session: User interfaces for all - Assessment and standards
14:45 - 15:10 Evaluating user interfaces with metaphors of human thinking.
E. Frokjaer, K. Hornbaek, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
14:45 - 15:10 Evaluating user interfaces with metaphors of human thinking.
E. Frokjaer, K. Hornbaek, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
15:10 - 15:25 Universal access to assistive technology through client-centred cognitive assessment.
P. Langdon, R. Adams, J. Clarkson, University of Cambridge & Middlesex University, UK
15:25 - 15:40 Universal remote console - Prototyping for the alternate interface access standard.
G. Zimmermann, G. Vanderheiden, A. Gilman, University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI, USA
15:40 - 16:00 Coffee break
16:00 - 17:00 The ERCIM UI4ALL Working Group: Current activities, plans and prospects

Chair: C. Stephanidis

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