CHI 2007 Advance Program: Session Details

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4:30 PM - 6:00 PM


Modeling Steering within Above-the-Surface Interaction Layers

Ragu Kattinakere
Tovi Grossman
Sriram Subramanian

Investigates human capabilities when steering through above-the-surface interaction layers. Proposed models are verified, which can be used to guide the design of future interaction techniques.


Quantifying Degree of Goal Directedness in Document Navigation: Application to the Evaluation of the Perspective-Drag Technique

Yves Guiard
Yangzhou Du
Olivier Chapuis

Introduces degree of goal directedness (DGD), an important new quantitative dimension for taxonomizing HCI tasks, and implements the DGD concept to the evaluation of perspective-drag, a novel technique.


PageLinker: integrating contextual bookmarks into a browser.

Aurélien Tabard
Wendy E. Mackay
Nicolas Roussel
Catherine Letondal

Presents the participatory design and a controlled longitudinal field study with research biologists of PageLinker, a browser extension that significantly reduces pageloads and time spent on web navigation tasks.