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Pub. period:2001-2005
Pub. count:6
Number of co-authors:9



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Number of publications with 3 favourite co-authors:

Norbert A. Streitz:5
Carsten Magerkurth:4
Peter Tandler:2

 

 

Productive colleagues

Thorsten Prante's 3 most productive colleagues in number of publications:

Norbert A. Streitz:45
Ralf Steinmetz:20
Carsten Magerkurth:19
 
 
 
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Thorsten Prante

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http://ipsi.fhg.de/~prante

Current place of employment:
Fraunhofer IPSI

Thorsten Prante is deputy head of the Ambiente - Smart Environments of the Future research division at Fraunhofer IPSI, Darmstadt, Germany, where he also teaches at the Technical University Darmstadt in the Department of Computer Science. His research interests include context-aware information management, user interfaces, and interaction design for ubiquitous computing and computer supported cooperative work. He has co-authored a number of publications at the related relevant national and international conferences, e.g., ACM UIST, CHI, CSCW and at UbiComp. Prante is a PhD candidate and holds a Dipl.-Inform. in computer science. He is a member of the GI (Gesellschaft fuer Informatik) and the ACM.

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Streitz, Norbert A., Magerkurth, Carsten, Prante, Thorsten and Rocker, Carsten (2005): From information design to experience design: smart artefacts and the disappearing computer. In Interactions, 12 (4) pp. 21-25.

 
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Streitz, Norbert A., Röcker, Carsten, Prante, Thorsten, Alphen, Daniel van, Stenzel, Richard and Magerkurth, Carsten (2005): Designing Smart Artifacts for Smart Environments. In IEEE Computer, 38 (3) pp. 41-49.

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Prante, Thorsten, Streitz, Norbert A. and Tandler, Peter (2004): Roomware: Computers Disappear and Interaction Evolves. In IEEE Computer, 37 (12) pp. 47-54.

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Prante, Thorsten, Magerkurth, Carsten and Streitz, Norbert A. (2002): Developing CSCW tools for idea finding -: empirical results and implications for design. In: Churchill, Elizabeth F., McCarthy, Joe, Neuwirth, Christine and Rodden, Tom (eds.) Proceedings of the 2002 ACM conference on Computer supported cooperative work November 16 - 20, 2002, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. pp. 106-115.

In this paper, we first describe a formative empirical study to inform the design of CSCW tools to support idea finding in co-located groups. Groups of students worked on creative problems with mapping and whiteboard tools in different work modes. Concluding from the results of the study, requirements are derived. A suite of tools that are informed by these requirements is presented along with typical scenarios of their usage. The suite consists of three software components covering a Mind-Mapping system (BeachMap), a novel interaction technique for successive bottom-up structuring of ideas (MagNets), and a PDA tool for asynchronous idea generation "on the road" (PalmBeach).

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Tandler, Peter, Prante, Thorsten, Muller-Tomfelde, Christian, Streitz, Norbert A. and Steinmetz, Ralf (2001): Connectables: dynamic coupling of displays for the flexible creation of shared workspaces. In: Marks, Joe and Mynatt, Elizabeth D. (eds.) Proceedings of the 14th annual ACM symposium on User interface software and technology November 11 - 14, 2001, Orlando, Florida. pp. 11-20.

We present the ConnecTable, a new mobile, networked and context-aware information appliance that provides affordances for pen-based individual and cooperative work as well as for the seamless transition between the two. In order to dynamically enlarge an interaction area for the purpose of shared use, a flexible coupling of displays has been realized that overcomes the restrictions of display sizes and borders. Two ConnecTable displays dynamically form a homogeneous display area when moved close to each other. The appropriate triggering signal comes from built-in sensors allowing users to temporally combine their individual displays to a larger shared one by a simple physical movement in space. Connected ConnecTables allow their users to work in parallel on an ad-hoc created shared workspace as well as exchanging information by simply shuffling objects from one display to the other. We discuss the user interface and related issues as well as the software architecture. We also present the physical realization of the ConnecTables.

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Magerkurth, Carsten and Prante, Thorsten (2001): "Metaplan" für die Westentasche: Mobile Computerunterstützung für Kreativitätssitzungen. In: Oberquelle, Horst, Oppermann, Reinhard and Krause, Jürgen (eds.) Mensch and Computer 2001 March 5-8, 2001, Bad Honnef, Germany. .

 
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Publication statistics

Pub. period:2001-2005
Pub. count:6
Number of co-authors:9



Co-authors

Number of publications with 3 favourite co-authors:

Norbert A. Streitz:5
Carsten Magerkurth:4
Peter Tandler:2

 

 

Productive colleagues

Thorsten Prante's 3 most productive colleagues in number of publications:

Norbert A. Streitz:45
Ralf Steinmetz:20
Carsten Magerkurth:19
 
 
 
Jul 28

A user will find any interface design intuitive...with enough practice.

-- Popular computer one-liner

 
 

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Marc Hassenzahl explains the fascinating concept of User Experience and Experience Design. Commentaries by Don Norman, Eric Reiss, Mark Blythe, and Whitney Hess

User Experience and Experience Design !

 
 

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by Janaki Mythily Kumar and Mario Herger

 
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Whitworth and Ahmad 2013: The Social Design of Technical Systems: Building technologies for communities...
by Brian Whitworth and Adnan Ahmad

 
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Soegaard and Dam 2013: The Encyclopedia of Human-Computer Interaction, 2nd Ed....
by Mads Soegaard and Rikke Friis Dam

 
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