Program of IUI 2014

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Sunday, February 23rd

Time Program
6:00 PM Pre-Conference Get Together

Monday, February 24th

Workshops and Doctoral Consortium day

Time Program
8:30 AM Workshops and Doctoral Consortium start
10:00 AM Coffee Break
10:30 AM Session 2
12:20 PM Lunch
1:20 PM Session 3
2:50 PM Coffee Break
3:10 PM Discussion, Wrap Up, Future Plans, etc
4:00 PM Walking tour in Haifa starts from Dan hotel, ending at Haifa Municipality
6:00 PM Reception at the Dan Hotel

Tuesday, February 25th

Main Conference Day 1

Time Program
8:45 AM Welcome to IUI 2014
9:00 AM Keynote: Multiadaptive Interfaces to Cyber-Physical Environments
Wolfgang Wahlster (DFKI, Saarbruecken, Germany)
10:00 AM Coffee Break
10:30 AM Session 1: John Riedl Session (chair Anthony Jameson)

Who Have Got Answers? Growing the Pool of Answerers in a Smart Enterprise Social Q&A System
Lin Luo, Fei Wang, Michelle X. Zhou, Yingxin Pan, Hang Chen

Improving Business Rating Predictions Using Graph Based Features
Amit Tiroshi, Shlomo Berkovsky, Mohamed Ali Kaafar, David Vallet, Terence Chen, Tsvi Kuflik

Improving Government Services with Social Media Feedback
Stephen Wan, Cecile Paris

Rating Bias and Preference Acquisition (TIIS paper)
Jill Freyne, Shlomo Berkovsky, Gregory Smith

Toward Crowdsourcing Micro-Level Behavior Annotations: The Challenges of Interface, Training, and Generalization
Sunghyun Park, Philippa Shoemark, Louis-Philippe Morency
12:20 PM Lunch at the hotel’s restaurant, included in the registration fee
1:20 PM Session 2: From touch through Air to Brain

Left and Right Hand Distinction for Multi-Touch Tabletop Interactions
Zhensong Zhang, Fengjun Zhang, Fengjun Zhang, Hui Chen, Jiasheng Liu, Hongan Wang, Guozhong Dai

Improving Accuracy in Back-of-Device Multitouch Typing: A Clustering-based Approach to Keyboard Updating
Daniel Buschek, Oliver Schoenleben, Antti Oulasvirta

User Identification Using Raw Sensor Data From Typing on Interactive Displays (Short Presentation)
Philipp Mock Jörg Edelmann, Andreas Schilling, Wolfgang Rosenstiel

Teaching Motion Gestures via Recognizer Feedback (Short Presentation)
Ankit Kamal, Yang Li, Edward Lank

A Brain-Computer Interface for High-Level Remote Control of an Autonomous, Reinforcement-Learning-Based Robotic System for Reaching and Grasping (Short Presentation)
Thomas Lampe, Lukas D. J. Fiederer, Martin Voelker, Alexander Knorr, Tonio Ball, Martin Riedmiller

Mimetic Interaction Spaces : Controlling Distant Displays in Pervasive Environments (Short Presentation)
Hanaë Rateau, Laurent Grisoni, Bruno Araujo
3:10 PM Coffee Break
3:30 PM Session 3: Industry and more (chair Doron Friedman)

Industrial invited talk: Startup nation and the Makers revolution. Intelligent user interfaces and the future of the Israeli hi-tech
Yanki Margalit (Social entrepreneur, investor and SpaceIL chairman)
Short break
Flash presentations of 11 posters and 29 demos
7:00 PM Posters and demos, with standing dinner
8:30 PM Good night

Wednesday, February 26th

Main Conference Day 2

Time Program
9:00 AM Keynote: Visual Aesthetics of Interactive Technologies
Noam Tractinsky (Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel)
10:00 AM Coffee Break
10:30 AM Session 4: Learning and Skills

Recognition of understanding level and language skill using measurements of reading behavior
Pascual Martínez-Gómez, Akiko Aizawa

Towards facilitating user skill acquisition - Identifying untrained visualization users through eye tracking
Dereck Toker, Ben Steichen, Matthew Gingerich, Cristina Conati,Giuse ppe Carenini

Active Learning of High-level Knobs for Synthesizers with Gaussian Processes
Cheng-Zhi, Anna Huang, David Duvenaud, Kenneth Arnold, Josiah W. Oberholtzer, Brenton Partridge, Krzysztof Gajos

Plan Recognition and Visualization in Exploratory Learning Environments (TIIS paper)
Ofra Amir, Ya’akov (Kobi) Gal

Visualizing Expert Solutions in Exploratory Learning Environments using Plan Recognition (Short Presentation)
Or Seri , Ya’akov (Kobi) Gal

Expediting Expertise: Supporting Informal Social Learning in the Enterprise (Short Presentation)
Jennifer Lai, Jie Lu, Shimei Pan, Mercan Topkara, Justin Weisz, Jeff Boston, Jason Crawford
12:20 PM Lunch at the hotel’s restaurant, included in the registration fee
1:20 PM Session 5: Intelligent Visual Interaction

SpiderEyes: Designing Attention and Proximity-Aware Collaborative Interfaces for Wall-Sized Displays
Jakub Dostal, Uta Hinrichs, Per Ola Kristensson, Aaron Quigley

Frequence: Interactive Mining and Visualization of Temporal Frequent Event Sequences
Adam Perer, Fei Wang

Time-offset interaction with a Holocaust survivor (Short Presentation)
Ron Artstein, David Traum, Oleg Alexander, Anton Leuski, Andrew Jones, Kallirroi Georgila, Paul Debevec, William Swartout, Heather Maio, Stephen Smith
2:20 PM IUI "Town Hall" meeting
3:15 PM Coffee Break
3:30 PM Bus leaves for excursion and social dinner
10:30 PM Back in Hotel

Thursday, February 27th

Main Conference Day 3

Time Program
9:00 AM Keynote: Using AR to Create Empathic Experiences
Mark Billinghurst (University of Canterbury, New Zealand)
10:00 AM Coffee Break
10:30 AM Session 6: Users and Motion

Hierarchical Route Maps for Efficient Navigation
Fangzhou Wang, Yang Li, Daisuke Sakamoto, Takeo Igarashi

STAR-CITY: Semantic Traffic Analytics and Reasoning for CITY
Freddy Lecue, Simone Tallevi-Diotallevi, Jer Hayes, Robert Tucker, Veli Bicer, Marco Luca Sbodio

Location Sharing Privacy Preference: Analysis and Personalized Recommendatio
Jierui Xie, Bart Piet Knijnenburg, Hongxia Jin

Audio Haptic Videogaming for Developing Wayfinding Skills in Learners who are Blind
Jaime Sánchez, Marcia de Borba Campos, Matías Espinoza, Lotfi Merabet

Triangle Charades: A Data-Collection Game for Recognizing Actions in Motion Trajectories (Short Presentation)
Melissa Roemmele, Haley Archer-McClellan, Andrew Gordon

Comparison of Speech-based In-car HMI Concepts in a Driving Simulation Study (Short Presentation)
Hansjörg Hofmann, Vanessa Tobisch, Ute Ehrlich, André Berton, Angela Mahr
12:20 PM Lunch at the hotel’s restaurant, included in the registration fee
1:20 PM Session 7: Leveraging Social Competencies

Overt or Subtle? Supporting Group Conversations with Automatically Targeted Directives
Gianluca Schiavo, Alessandro Cappelletti, Eleonora Mencarini, Oliviero Stock, Massimo Zancanaro

Gaze and Turn-Taking Behavior in Casual Conversational Interactions (TIIS paper)
Kristiina Jokinen, Hirohisa Furukawa, Masafumi Nishida, Seiichi Yamamoto, Jeffrey Nichols

See What You Want to See: Visual User-Driven Approach for Hybrid Recommendation (Short Presentation)
Denis Parra, Peter Brusilovsky, Christoph Trattner

Employing Linked Data and Dialogue for Modelling Cultural Awareness of a User (Short Presentation)
Ronald Denaux, Vania Dimitrova, Lydia Lau, Paul Brna, Dhaval Thakker, Christina Steiner

Who Will Retweet This? Automatically Identifying and Engaging Strangers on Twitter to Spread Information
Kyumin Lee, Jalal Mahmud, Jilin , Michelle Zhou, Jeffrey Nichols

Experiments with Mobile Drama in an Instrumented Museum for Inducing Conversation in Small Groups (TIIS paper)
Charles Callaway, Oliviero Stock, Elyon Dekoven
3:10 PM Coffee Break
3:30 PM Session 8: Adaptive User Interfaces

Tagging-by-Search: Automatic Image Region Labeling Using Gaze Information Obtained from Image Search
Tina Walber, Chantal Neuhaus, Ansgar Scherp

Using Eye-tracking to Support Interaction with Layered 3D Interfaces on Stereoscopic Displays (Short Presentation)
Florian Alt, Stefan Schneegass, Jonas Auda, Rufat Rzayev, Nora Broy

On User Behaviour Adaptation Under Interface Change (Short Presentation)
Benjamin Rosman, M. M. Hassan Mahmud, Subramanian Ramamoorthy, Pushmeet Kohli

Natural Language Queries over Heterogeneous Linked Data Graphs: A Distributional-Compositional Semantics Approach (Short Presentation)
Andre Freitas, Edward Curry

PromotionRank: Ranking and Recommending Grocery Product Promotions Using Personal Shopping Lists (TIIS paper)
Petteri Nurmi, Antti Salovaara, Andreas Forsblom, Fabian Bohnert, Patrik Floréen

Adaptive Click-and-Cross: Adapting to Both Abilities and Task Improves Performance of Users With Impaired Dexterity (Short Presentation)
Louis Li, Krzysztof Gajos

Intelligent Generation of Agent-Based Simulations from Conceptual Models (Short Presentation)
David Joyner, Ashok Goel, Nicolas Papin

Modeling User Preferences in Recommender Systems: A Classification Framework for Explicit and Implicit User Feedback (TIIS paper)
Gawesh Jawaheer, Peter Weller, Patty Kostkova
5:30 PM Wrap up
5:35 PM IUI 2014 Ends

Wednesday, February 26th

Time Program
9:00 Invited speaker Tractinsky
10:00 Coffee Break
10:30 Session 4
12:20 Lunch at the hotel’s restaurant, included in the registration fee
13:20 Session 5
14:20 IUI "town hall" meeting
15:15 Coffee Break
15:30 Leave for Acco tour and social dinner
22:30 Back in Hotel