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Mobile Technology, Compensatory Aids, and Usability Evaluations
Found in: IEEE Pervasive Computing
By Vicki Haberman, Michael Jones, James Mueller, Stavros Garzonis, Eamonn O'Neill
Issue Date:April 2005
pp. 82-83
This Works in Progress department features: The Shepherd Center?s use of mobile wireless technology to develop a compensatory aid for individuals with cognitive impairments; and the University of Bath?s research project that seeks to evaluate widely used c...
The Future Is a Foreign Country: We'll Do Things Differently There
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Eamonn O'Neill
Issue Date:March 2011
pp. 82-85
<p>The iPhone's touchscreen has changed the way today's users expect to interact with technology. But what about tomorrow? The author considers additional ways to alter or enhance device interfaces using other human senses.</p>
NFC on Mobile Phones: Issues, Lessons and Future Research
Found in: Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops, IEEE International Conference on
By Vassilis Kostakos, Eamonn O'Neill
Issue Date:March 2007
pp. 367-370
In this paper we discuss some issues arising from our implementation and evaluation of two systems that enable mobile phone users to identify common address book contacts. These systems were implemented using Bluetooth and NFC. Here we discuss development ...
Designing Urban Pervasive Systems
Found in: Computer
By Vassilis Kostakos, Eamonn O'Neill, Alan Penn
Issue Date:September 2006
pp. 52-59
A conceptual framework for designing and analyzing pervasive systems describes three aspects of these systems in the urban environment?architectural space, interaction space, and information sphere?and a spectrum of information
Pervasive Computing in Emergency Situations
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Vassilis Kostakos, Eamonn O'Neill
Issue Date:January 2004
pp. 30081b
Pervasive computing is still in its infancy and is mainly used in tightly constrained situations and environments. Examples such as
Authenticating Public Wireless Networks with Physical Evidence
Found in: Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communication, IEEE International Conference on
By Tim Kindberg, James Mitchell, Jim Grimmett, Chris Bevan, Eamonn O'Neill
Issue Date:October 2009
pp. 394-399
Users of public Wi-Fi networks risk being tricked into connecting to ‘evil twin’ access points set up by attackers to launch man-in-the-middle attacks. We present a system which employs post hoc validation of an anonymous Diffie-Hellman key exchange undert...
Simulating user intervention for interactive semantic place recognition with mobile devices
Found in: Proceedings of the 2012 RecSys workshop on Personalizing the local mobile experience (LocalPeMA '12)
By Eamonn O'Neill, Tom Lovett
Issue Date:September 2012
pp. 13-18
Recognising and learning users' semantically meaningful places is useful for personalising services and recommender systems, particularly in a mobile environment. Existing approaches that use mobile devices focus on automating place inference from underlyi...
Capturing transitions between users' semantically meaningful places using mobile devices
Found in: Proceedings of the 1st ACM workshop on Mobile systems for computational social science (MCSS '12)
By Eamonn O'Neill, Tom Lovett
Issue Date:June 2012
pp. 11-16
Due to their ubiquity and ever-increasing technical capabilities, mobile devices are often used as data collection tools by researchers in multiple fields, notably HCI and Ubicomp. Although the data gathered by mobile devices can be generated from sources ...
A comparative study of tactile representation techniques for landmarks on a wearable device
Found in: Proceedings of the 2011 annual conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI '11)
By Eamonn O'Neill, Mayuree Srikulwong
Issue Date:May 2011
pp. 2029-2038
Wearable tactile navigation displays may provide an alternative or complement to mobile visual navigation displays. Landmark information may provide a useful complement to directional information for navigation, however, there has been no reported use of l...
Contextual dynamics of group-based sharing decisions
Found in: Proceedings of the 2011 annual conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI '11)
By Eamonn O'Neill, Simon Jones
Issue Date:May 2011
pp. 1777-1786
In this paper we investigate how decisions made while using a granular access control mechanism for sharing photographs are influenced by contextual factors and properties relating to the identities of contacts. We develop analytical models using logistic ...
Mobile context-awareness: capabilities, challenges and applications
Found in: Proceedings of the 12th ACM international conference adjunct papers on Ubiquitous computing - Adjunct (Ubicomp '10 Adjunct)
By Eamonn O'Neill, Tom Lovett
Issue Date:September 2010
pp. 539-540
Mobile context-awareness is a popular research trend in the field in ubiquitous computing. Advances in mobile device sensory hardware and the rise of 'virtual' sensors such as web APIs mean that the mobile user is exposed to a vast range of data that can b...
The calendar as a sensor: analysis and improvement using data fusion with social networks and location
Found in: Proceedings of the 12th ACM international conference on Ubiquitous computing (Ubicomp '10)
By David Pollington, Eamonn O'Neill, James Irwin, Tom Lovett
Issue Date:September 2010
pp. 3-12
The shared online calendar is the de facto standard for event organisation and management in the modern office environment. It is also a potentially valuable source of context, provided the calendar event data represent an accurate account of 'real-world' ...
Feasibility of structural network clustering for group-based privacy control in social networks
Found in: Proceedings of the Sixth Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS '10)
By Eamonn O'Neill, Simon Jones
Issue Date:July 2010
pp. 1-13
Users of social networking sites often want to manage the sharing of information and content with different groups of people based on their differing relationships. However, grouping contacts places a significant configuration burden on the user. Automated...
Brief encounters: Sensing, modeling and visualizing urban mobility and copresence networks
Found in: ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction (TOCHI)
By Alan Penn, Dikaios Papadongonas, Eamonn O'Neill, George Roussos, Vassilis Kostakos
Issue Date:March 2010
pp. 1-38
Moving human-computer interaction off the desktop and into our cities requires new approaches to understanding people and technologies in the built environment. We approach the city as a system, with human, physical and digital components and behaviours. I...
Context-aware messaging: how personal, spatial and temporal constraints affect text-based communication
Found in: Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia (MUM '09)
By Eamonn O'Neill, Simon Jones
Issue Date:November 2009
pp. 1-10
There are academic and commercial drivers for context-awareness to play a prominent role in the future of mobile services. Implementing a complete model of context remains an unsolved problem, however, some contextual elements such as person, time and plac...
Authenticating ubiquitous services: a study of wireless hotspot access
Found in: Proceedings of the 11th international conference on Ubiquitous computing (Ubicomp '09)
By Chris Bevan, Dawn Woodgate, Eamonn O'Neill, James Mitchell, Jim Grimmett, Tim Kindberg
Issue Date:September 2009
pp. 115-124
This paper concerns the problem of phishing attacks in ubiquitous computing environments. The embedding of ubiquitous services into our everyday environments may make fake services seem plausible but it also enables us to authenticate them with respect to ...
Auditory icon and earcon mobile service notifications: intuitiveness, learnability, memorability and preference
Found in: Proceedings of the 27th international conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI '09)
By Eamonn O'Neill, Simon Jones, Stavros Garzonis, Tim Jay
Issue Date:April 2009
pp. 1-4
With an ever increasing number of mobile services, meaningful audio notifications could effectively inform users of the incoming services while minimising undesired and intrusive interruptions. Therefore, careful design of mobile service notification is ne...
Mobile service audio notifications: intuitive semantics and noises
Found in: Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Conference on Computer-Human Interaction: Designing for Habitus and Habitat (OZCHI '08)
By Chris Bevan, Eamonn O'Neill, Stavros Garzonis
Issue Date:December 2008
pp. 1-36
It is hoped that context-aware systems will present users with an increasing number of relevant services in an increasingly wide range of contexts. With this expansion, numerous service notifications could overwhelm users. Therefore, careful design of the ...
Sunrise: towards location based clustering for assisted photo management
Found in: Proceedings of the 2007 workshop on Tagging, mining and retrieval of human related activity information (TMR '07)
By Eamonn O'Neill
Issue Date:November 2007
pp. 47-54
We present an end to end system 'Sunrise' to assist users in using location based data to tag, cluster, and find digital photos. We suggest that location tagging of photos is a common desire of users but existing manual solutions are too time consuming and...
Tool support for creativity using externalizations
Found in: Proceedings of the 6th ACM SIGCHI conference on Creativity & cognition (C&C '07)
By Andrew Warr, Eamonn O'Neill
Issue Date:June 2007
pp. 127-136
Within the creativity community, researchers and practitioners have developed and studied various support tools and environments. It is important to learn from these tools and environments, identifying requirements for improving the future support of creat...
The effect of group composition on divergent thinking in an interaction design activity
Found in: Proceedings of the 6th ACM conference on Designing Interactive systems (DIS '06)
By Andrew Warr, Eamonn O'Neill
Issue Date:June 2006
pp. 122-131
Nearly 50 years of empirical research has suggested that social influences have an inhibiting effect on creativity in collaborating groups such as design teams. This suggests that design teams may not be as creative as they could be, resulting in a negativ...
Public social private design (PSPD)
Found in: CHI '06 extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems (CHI '06)
By Andrew Warr, Eamonn O'Neill
Issue Date:April 2006
pp. 1499-1504
We present a computer-based tool for the support of collaborative sketching activities in design: Public Social Private Design (PSPD). We provide an overview of the empirical studies that have informed the development of PSPD. We present the current versio...
Participatory task modelling: users and developers modelling users' tasks and domains
Found in: Proceedings of the 3rd annual conference on Task models and diagrams (TAMODIA '04)
By Eamonn O'Neill, Peter Johnson
Issue Date:November 2004
pp. 67-74
Participatory Task Modelling (PTM) is an approach to systems development that combines the strengths of the task analysis and participatory design traditions. This paper briefly reviews the strengths and weaknesses of standard participatory design and task...
Easing the wait in the emergency room: building a theory of public information systems
Found in: Proceedings of the 2004 conference on Designing interactive systems: processes, practices, methods, and techniques (DIS '04)
By Dawn Woodgate, Eamonn O'Neill, Vassilis Kostakos
Issue Date:August 2004
pp. 17-25
In this paper we discuss a real world problem encountered during recent fieldwork: that of providing information in public settings when the information has both public and private components. We draw on our ethnographic studies in the waiting area of a bu...
Interaction in the large: developing a framework for integrating models in HCI
Found in: CHI '99 extended abstracts on Human factors in computer systems (CHI '99)
By Eamonn O'Neill, Hilary Johnson, Peter Johnson
Issue Date:May 1999
pp. 165-165
With the continuing expansion of HCI concerns, the field encompasses many local models. We have, for example, models of individual users and computers; models of group settings of system use, including the modeling of social, organizational and technologic...