Publications

Fixing What Matters: Accounting for organizational priorities when communicating usability problems

Mar 01 2008
Authors: Steve Fadden (Booz, Allen, Hamilton), Heather McQuaid

Usability practitioners are not only responsible for identifying usability problems with a product, but also for communicating those problems to the product team.

Handheld Devices for Control

Mar 01 2008
Authors: Brad A. Myers, Jeffrey Nichols, Jacob O. Wobbrock, Kevin Litwack, Michael Higgins, Joe Hughes, Thomas K. Harris, Roni Rosenfeld, Mathilde Pignol

With present and future wireless technologies, such as IEEE 802.

JavaScript Devices Architecture: Building Extensible Rich Web Applications Using Black Box Composition

Mar 01 2008
Authors: Seung Chan Lim (“Slim”)

Through the years, the Web browser has steadily matured as a rich application-development platform.

Ongoing Developments in Automatically Adapting Lexical Resources to the Biomedical Domain.

Mar 01 2008
Authors: Dominic Widdows, A. Toumouh, B. Dorow, A. Lehireche

This paper describes a range of experiments using empirical methods to adapt the WordNet noun ontology for specific use in the biomedical domain.

The Future of Signs: Interactive Information, Inexpensively!

Mar 01 2008
Authors: Mike Higgins, Mickey McManus, Marc Peterson, Aradhana Goel

We present an inexpensive, interactive ubiquitous computing system that supports information presentation on demand using a novel “card reading” interaction style.

Mickey McManus
Chairman & Principal
J. Marc Peterson
Vice President of Operations/Studio Manager

When you can’t talk to customers: using storyboards and narratives to elicit empathy for users

Mar 01 2008
Authors: Heather McQuaid, Aradhana Goel, Mickey McManus

Although an essential part of customer-centered design is the customers themselves, in some circumstances, talking with them is not always an option.

Mickey McManus
Chairman & Principal

Design Infusion at CHI 2007

Nov 01 2006
Authors: Bill Lucas, Jon Kolko

Interactions November 2006, Vol. 13 Issue 6 ACM Press
November 2006, Vol.

(2006) Managing Distributed Collaboration in a Peer-to-Peer Network

Oct 01 2006
Authors: Mike Higgins, Stuart Roth, Jeff Senn, Peter Lucas, Dominic Widdows

Shared mutable information objects called u-forms provide an attractive foundation on which to build collaborative systems.

Stuart Roth
Senior Software Engineer
Jeff Senn
Chief Technologist, Head of R&D
Peter Lucas
Founding Principal

(2006) Shepherdable Indexes and Persistent Search Services for Mobile Users

Oct 01 2006
Authors: Mike Higgins, Dominic Widdows, Magesh Balasubramanya, Peter Lucas, David Holstius

We describe a range of designs for supporting rich search queries in a peer-to-peer network.

Magesh Balasubramanya
Research Engineer
Peter Lucas
Founding Principal

(2006) Collaborative Annotation that Lasts Forever: Using Peer-to-Peer Technology for Disseminating Corpora and Language Resources.

May 01 2006
Authors: Magesh Balasubramanya, Michael Higgins, Peter Lucas, Jeff Senn, Dominic Widdows

This paper describes a peer-to-peer architecture for representing and disseminating linguistic corpora, linguistic annotation, and resources such as lexical databases and gazetteers.

Magesh Balasubramanya
Research Engineer
Peter Lucas
Founding Principal
Jeff Senn
Chief Technologist, Head of R&D