Number of co-authors:23
Number of publications with 3 favourite co-authors:Teresa L. Roberts:2Mark Scheeff:1Keiichi Sato:1
William Verplank's 3 most productive colleagues in number of publications:Stuart K. Card:75Ronald M. Baecker:67Gary Perlman:33
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Publications by William Verplank (bibliography)
Snibbe, Scott S., MacLean, Karon E., Shaw, Rob, Roderick, Jayne, Verplank, William and Scheeff, Mark (2001): Haptic techniques for media control. 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. 199-208. Available online
We introduce a set of techniques for haptically manipulating digital media
such as video, audio, voicemail and computer graphics, utilizing virtual
mediating dynamic models based on intuitive physical metaphors. For example, a
video sequence can be modeled by linking its motion to a heavy spinning virtual
wheel: the user browses by grasping a physical force-feedback knob and engaging
the virtual wheel through a simulated clutch to spin or brake it, while feeling
the passage of individual frames. These systems were implemented on a
collection of single axis actuated displays (knobs and sliders), equipped with
orthogonal force sensing to enhance their expressive potential. We demonstrate
how continuous interaction through a haptically actuated device rather than
discrete button and key presses can produce simple yet powerful tools that
leverage physical intuition.
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Sato, Keiichi and Verplank, William (2000): Panel: Teaching Tangible Interaction Design. In: Proceedings of DIS00: Designing Interactive Systems: Processes, Practices, Methods, & Techniques 2000. pp. 444-445. Available online
How do we educate the designers and engineers who will develop the interactive products and systems of the future? Computing functions are moving into physical objects; networking allows us to connect objects and spaces. As products gain more computing and information technology for power, control and interaction, they tend to lose direct and physical qualities; networking creates tangled webs of non-locality. This panel addresses a question How can we increase literacy in the physical quality of experience and enhance design students capacity for understanding the implications of embedded technologies in product innovation?
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Svanaes, Dag and Verplank, William (2000): In search of metaphors for tangible user intefaces. In: Designing Augmented Reality Environments 2000 2000. pp. 121-129. Available online
Hewett, Thomas T., Baecker, Ronald M., Card, Stuart K., Carey, Tom, Gasen, Jean G., Mantei, Marilyn, Perlman, Gary, Strong, Gary W. and Verplank, William (1997). ACM SIGCHI Curricula for Human-Computer Interaction. Retrieved 7 August 2003 from ACM SIGHCI: http://sigchi.org/cdg/index.html
Johnson, Jeff A., Roberts, Teresa L., Verplank, William, Smith, David Canfield, Irby, Charles H., Beard, Marian and Mackey, Kevin (1989): The Xerox Star: A Retrospective. In IEEE Computer, 22 (9) pp. 11-29.
Bewley, William L., Roberts, Teresa L., Schroit, David and Verplank, William (1983): Human Factors Testing in the Design of Xerox's 8010 `Star' Office Workstation. In: Smith, Raoul N., Pew, Richard W. and Janda, Ann (eds.) Proceedings of the ACM CHI 83 Human Factors in Computing Systems Conferenc December 12-15, 1983, Boston, Massachusetts, United States. pp. 72-77.
Integral to the design process of the Xerox 8010 "Star" workstation was constant concern for the user interface. The design was driven by principles of human cognition. Prototyping of ideas, paper-and-pencil analyses, and human-factors experiments with potential users all aided in making design decisions. Three of the human-factors experiments are described in this paper: A selection schemes test determined the number of buttons on the mouse pointing device and the meanings of these buttons for doing text selection. An icon test showed us the significant parameters in the shapes of objects on the display screen. A graphics test evaluated the user interface for making line drawings, and resulted in a redesign of that interface.
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