Chris Roast

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Chris has worked in the area of human computer interaction and information design for over tne years. His expertise includes issues concerned with notation and tool design, formal methods in interaction design, empirical evaluation, assistive technology, linking interaction design with pursuits in the humanities.

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Roast, Chris, Zhang, Xiaohui (2012): Exploring the motivations involved in context aware services. In: Proceedings of the HCI12 Conference on People and Computers XXVI , 2012, . pp. 274-279.

Uruchurtu, Elizabeth, Lockley, Ellie, Roast, Chris, Bleecker, Inge De (2009): Usability evaluation of OpenWeb transcoding. In: Proceedings of 11th Conference on Human-computer interaction with mobile devices and services , 2009, . pp. 52.

England, David, Hornecker, Eva, Roast, Chris, Romero, Pablo, Fergus, Paul, Marshall, Paul (2009): Whole body interaction. In: Proceedings of ACM CHI 2009 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems , 2009, . pp. 4815-4818.

Naghsh, Amir M., Gancet, Jeremi, Tanoto, Andry, Roast, Chris (2008): Analysis and Design of Human-Robot Swarm Interaction in Firefighting Operations. In: RO-MAN August 1-3, 2008, Munich, Germany.

Roast, Chris, Khazaei, Babak (2006): An Investigation into the Validation of Formalised Cognitive Dimensions. In: Doherty, Gavin, Blandford, Ann (eds.) DSV-IS 2006 - Interactive Systems. Design, Specification, and Verification, 13th International Workshop July 26-28, 2006, Dublin, Ireland. pp. 109-122.

Dearden, Andy, Lauener, Angela, Slack, Frances, Roast, Chris, Cassidy, Steve (2006): Make it so! Jean-Luc Picard, Bart Simpson and the design of e-public services. In: Jacucci, Gianni, Kensing, Finn (eds.) PDC 2006 - Proceedings of the Ninth Conference on Participatory Design August 1-5, 2006, Trento, Italy. pp. 67-76.

Roast, Chris (2005): Viewing visual web site design in context. In: Proceedings of the Conference on Designing for User Experiences DUX05 , 2005, . pp. 15.

Roast, Chris, Dearden, Andrew M., Khazaei, B. (2004): Enhancing Contextual Analysis to Support the Design of Development Tools. In: Proceedings of the HCI04 Conference on People and Computers XVIII , 2004, . pp. 297-314.

Khazaei, Babak, Roast, Chris (2003): The influence of formal representation on solution specification. In Requir. Eng., 8 (1) pp. 69-77.

Roast, Chris, Ritchie, Innes, Thomas, Stephanie (2002): Re-creating the reader: supporting active reading in literary research. In Communications of the ACM, 45 (10) pp. 109-111.

Ritchie, Innes, Roast, Chris (2001): Performance, Usability and the Web. In: HICSS 2001 , 2001, .

Ritchie, Innes, Roast, Chris (2001): Waiting for the Web - Minitrack Introduction. In: HICSS 2001 , 2001, .

O\'Neill, Peter, Roast, Chris, Hawley, Mark (2000): Evaluation of Scanning User Interfaces Using Real-Time-Data Usage Logs. In: Fourth Annual ACM Conference on Assistive Technologies , 2000, . pp. 137-141.

Roast, Chris, Khazaei, Babak, Siddiqi, Jawed I. A. (2000): Formal Comparisons of Program Modification. In: VL 2000 , 2000, . pp. 165-171.

Roast, Chris, Brophy, Richard, Bowdin, Andy (1999): Finding the Common Ground for Legacy Interfaces. In: Kobsa, Alfred, Stephanidis, Constantine (eds.) Proceedings of the 5th ERCIM Workshop on User Interfaces for All November 28 - December 1, 1999, Dagstuhl, Germany. pp. 15.

Roast, Chris, Siddiqi, Jawed I. A. (1999): Contrasting Models for Visualization (Seeing the wood through the trees). In: Duke, David J., Puerta, Angel R. (eds.) DSV-IS 1999 - Design, Specification and Verification of Interactive Systems99, Proceedings of the Eurographics Workshop June 2-4, 1999, Braga, Portugal. pp. 52-66.

Roast, Chris (1999): Modelling Unwarranted Commitment in Information Artefacts. In: Chatty, Stephane, Dewan, Prasun (eds.) Engineering for Human-Computer Interaction, IFIP TC2/TC13 WG2.7/WG13.4 Seventh Working Conference on Engineering for Human-Computer Interaction September 14-18, 1999, Heraklion, Crete, Greece. pp. 73-89.

Roast, Chris (1998): Designing for Delay in Interactive Information Retrieval. In Interacting with Computers, 10 (1) pp. 87-104.

Siddiqi, Jawed, Roast, Chris (1997): Editorial Formality, Its Role in Bridging the Communication Gap between Humans and Compute. In Interacting with Computers, 9 (2) pp. 105-110.

Roast, Chris (1997): Specifying Cognitive Interface Requirements. In ACM SIGCHI Bulletin, 29 (1) pp. 66-67.

Parker, Helen, Roast, Chris, Siddiqi, Jawed (1997): Towards a Framework for Investigating Temporal Properties in Interaction. In ACM SIGCHI Bulletin, 29 (1) pp. 56-60.

Roast, Chris, Siddiqi, Jawed (1997): Using the Template Model to Analyse Directory Visualisation. In Interacting with Computers, 9 (2) pp. 155-172.

Siddiqi, Jawed, Osborne, Rick, Roast, Chris, Khazaei, Babak (1996): The Pitfalls of Changing Programming Paradigms. In: Gray, Wayne D., Boehm-Davis, Deborah A., Spohrer, James C. (eds.) Empirical Studies of Programmers - Sixth Workshop January 5-7, 1996, 1996, Alexandria, Virginia. pp. 219-232.

Roast, Chris (1994): Modelling Interaction using Template Abstractions. In: Cockton, Gilbert, Draper, Steven, Weir, George R. S. (eds.) Proceedings of the Ninth Conference of the British Computer Society Human Computer Interaction Specialist Group - People and Computers IX August 23-26, 1994, Glasgow, Scotland, UK. pp. 273-284.