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Pub. period:2008-2012
Pub. count:4
Number of co-authors:6



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Melanie Baljko:3
Alexander Moakler:1
Assaf Gadot:1

 

 

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Melanie Baljko:9
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Nigel Livingston:2
 
 
 

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Hamidi, Foad and Baljko, Melanie (2012): Using social networks for multicultural creative collaboration. In: Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on Intercultural Collaboration 2012. pp. 39-46.

Social networks can facilitate creative dialogue between participants whose geographical, cultural and social circumstances normally does not allow for such exchanges. In this paper, we present a case study of a collaborative process in which 19 participants from around the world created the multimedia, multi-language poem, "Our Digital Tapestry", on the Facebook social network. We identify and discuss the affordances of this platform with respect to support for play, control, diversity, inclusion of hypertext and multimedia, communication and relationship exploration. We also identify several restrictions of the medium that affected the project.

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Hamidi, Foad, Baljko, Melanie, Moakler, Alexander and Gadot, Assaf (2012): Synchrum: a tangible interface for rhythmic collaboration. In: Adjunct Proceedings of the 2012 ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology 2012. pp. 63-64.

Synchrum is a tangible interface, inspired by the Tibetan prayer wheel, for audience participation and collaboration during digital performance. It engages audience members in effortful interaction, where they have to rotate the device in accord with a given rotation speed. We used synchrum in a video installation and report our observations.

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Hamidi, Foad and Baljko, Melanie (2010): Collaborative poetry on the Facebook social network. In: GROUP10 International Conference on Supporting Group Work 2010. pp. 305-306.

Previous research has identified many characteristics of social networks that can support creative collaboration. To examine the possibilities and issues involved, we created a collaborative poetry project on the popular social network Facebook. Nineteen participating poets from five cities contributed to a multimedia poem written in two languages.

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Spalteholz, Leo, Li, Kin Fun, Livingston, Nigel and Hamidi, Foad (2008): Keysurf: a character controlled browser for people with physical disabilities. In: Proceedings of the 2008 International Conference on the World Wide Web 2008. pp. 31-40.

For many users with a physical or motor disability, using a computer mouse or other pointing device to navigate the web is cumbersome or impossible due to problems with pointing accuracy. At the same time, web accessibility using a keyboard in major browsers is rudimentary, requiring many key presses to select links or other elements. We introduce KeySurf, a character controlled web navigation system which addresses this situation by presenting an interface which allows a user to activate any web page element with only two or three keystrokes. Through an implementation of a user-centric incremental search algorithm, elements are matched according to user expectation as characters are entered into the interface. We show how our interface can be integrated with a speech recognition input, as well as with specialized on-screen keyboards for people with disabilities. Using the user's browsing history, we improve the efficiency of the selection process and find potentially interesting page links for the user within the current web page. We present the results from a pilot study evaluating the performance of various components of our system.

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Publication statistics

Pub. period:2008-2012
Pub. count:4
Number of co-authors:6



Co-authors

Number of publications with 3 favourite co-authors:

Melanie Baljko:3
Alexander Moakler:1
Assaf Gadot:1

 

 

Productive colleagues

Foad Hamidi's 3 most productive colleagues in number of publications:

Melanie Baljko:9
Leo Spalteholz:2
Nigel Livingston:2
 
 
 

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