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Interacting with 21st-Century Computers
Found in: IEEE Pervasive Computing
By Albrecht Schmidt,Bastian Pfleging,Florian Alt,Alireza Sahami Shirazi,Geraldine Fitzpatrick
Issue Date:January 2012
pp. 22-31
This discussion reflects on four themes from Weiser's original vision from a human-computer interaction perspective: computing everywhere, personal computing, the social dimension of computing, and privacy implications. The authors review developments both...
 
Are You in Bed with Technology?
Found in: IEEE Pervasive Computing
By Albrecht Schmidt,Alireza Sahami Shirazi,Kristof van Laerhoven
Issue Date:October 2012
pp. 4-7
Good sleep can positively affect our performance, while a lack of sleep can affect our memory, immune system, cognitive functioning, learning abilities, and alertness. Researchers have thus investigated numerous technologies and approaches to monitor indiv...
 
What's on your mind?: mental task awareness using single electrode brain computer interfaces
Found in: Proceedings of the 5th Augmented Human International Conference (AH '14)
By Albrecht Schmidt, Alireza Sahami Shirazi, Kai Kunze, Mariam Hassib, Niels Henze
Issue Date:March 2014
pp. 1-4
Recognizing and summarizing persons' activities have proven to be effective for increasing self-awareness and enable to improve habits. Reading improves one's language skills and periodic relaxing improves one's health. Recognizing these activities and con...
     
Interaction techniques for creating and exchanging content with public displays
Found in: Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '13)
By Albrecht Schmidt, Alireza Sahami Shirazi, Florian Alt, Thomas Kubitza
Issue Date:April 2013
pp. 1709-1718
Falling hardware prices and ever more displays being connected to the Internet will lead to large public display networks, potentially forming a novel communication medium. We envision that such networks are not restricted to display owners and advertisers...
     
Utilizing contextual information for mobile communication
Found in: CHI '13 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '13)
By Albrecht Schmidt, Alireza Sahami Shirazi, Johannes Knittel, Niels Henze
Issue Date:April 2013
pp. 1371-1376
Mobile phones enable us to be reachable by phone calls anywhere and anytime. However, it is not always appropriate to answer a phone call. Even a ringing or vibrating phone can be inappropriate in some situations. The information required to assess if a ca...
     
Digifieds: insights into deploying digital public notice areas in the wild
Found in: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia (MUM '11)
By Albrecht Schmidt, Dominik Bial, Florian Alt, Markus Ortel, Tim Lewen, Alireza Sahami Shirazi, Bjorn Zurmaar, Firas Zaidan, Thomas Kubitza
Issue Date:December 2011
pp. 165-174
Traditional public notice areas (PNAs) are nowadays a popular means to publicly exchange information and reach people of a local community. The high usability led to a wide-spread use in stores, cafes, supermarkets, and public institutions. With public dis...
     
Real-time nonverbal opinion sharing through mobile phones during sports events
Found in: Proceedings of the 2011 annual conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI '11)
By Albrecht Schmidt, Alexander Muller, Alireza Sahami Shirazi, Michael Rohs, Robert Schleicher, Sven Kratz
Issue Date:May 2011
pp. 307-310
Even with the rise of the World Wide Web, TV has remained the most pervasive entertainment medium and is nowadays often used together with other media, which allow for active participation. The idea of connecting non-collocated TV viewers via telecommunica...
     
WEtransport: a context-based ride sharing platform
Found in: Proceedings of the 12th ACM international conference adjunct papers on Ubiquitous computing - Adjunct (Ubicomp '10 Adjunct)
By Albrecht Schmidt, Alireza Sahami Shirazi, Bastian Pfleging, Florian Alt, Thomas Kubitza
Issue Date:September 2010
pp. 425-426
In densely populated urban areas high amounts of traffic pose a major problem, which affects the environment, economy, and our lives. From a user's perspective, the main issues include delays due to traffic jams, lack of parking space and high costs due to...
     
Exploring gesture-based interaction techniques in multi-display environments with mobile phones and a multi-touch table
Found in: Proceedings of the International Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI '10)
By Albrecht Schmidt, Alireza Sahami Shirazi, Tanja Doring
Issue Date:May 2010
pp. 419-419
In this paper, we explore the potential of combining shared and interactive displays (e.g. a multi-touch table) with personal devices (e.g. mobile phones) as an important class of heterogeneous multi-display environments. Within six case studies applicatio...
     
Flashlight interaction: a study on mobile phone interaction techniques with large displays
Found in: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI '09)
By Albrecht Schmidt, Alireza Sahami Shirazi, Christian Winkler
Issue Date:September 2009
pp. 1-2
In this paper, we introduce Flashlight interaction, a new approach to light-based interaction between mobile phones and large screens by using the phone camera flashlight. Using a mobile phone as an interaction device with large screens has been explored i...
     
Poker surface: combining a multi-touch table and mobile phones in interactive card games
Found in: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI '09)
By Albrecht Schmidt, Alireza Sahami Shirazi, Bernd Ahrens, Pouyan Parvahan, Tanja Doring
Issue Date:September 2009
pp. 1-2
In this paper, we introduce the design and implementation of a digital card game that combines mobile phone gestures and multi-touch tabletop interactions. Conceptually based on interactions in traditional card games, our Poker game application explores di...
     
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