Author: Janet C. Read

Janet C. Read

Janet C. Read

PhD

Director of the well known CHiCI group at the University of Central Lancashire in the UK, Dr Read specialises in the study of Child Computer Interaction, in Digital Ink for Text Input, and in the use of Wizrad of Oz in evaluatios.

http://www.uclan.ac.uk/schools/computing_engineering_physical/janetread.php

Publications

Publication period start: 2002
Publication period end: 2012
Number of co-authors: 33

Co-authors

Number of publications with favourite co-authors
Panos Markopoulos
4
Stuart MacFarlane
6
Emanuela Mazzone
7

Productive Colleagues

Most productive colleagues in number of publications
Allison Druin
81
Panos Markopoulos
81
Alan J. Dix
107

Publications

Marco, Javier, Baldassarri, Sandra, Cerezo, Eva, Xu, Diana Yifan, Read, Janet C. (2010): Let the experts talk: an experience of tangible game design with children. In Interactions, 17 (1) pp. 58-61. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1649475.1649490

Read, Janet C., Markopoulos, Panos, Druin, Allison (2010): Guest editorial Preface Children and their interactions with Mobile technology. In International Journal of Mobile Human Computer Interaction, 2 (2) pp. i-iii. http://www.igi-global.com/Files/Ancillary/jmhci.2010.2.2-Preface.pdf

Read, Janet C., Markopoulos, Panos (2008): Understanding children\'s interactions: evaluating children\'s interactive products. In Interactions, 15 (6) pp. 26-29. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1409040.1409047

Read, Janet C. (2007): A study of the usability of handwriting recognition for text entry by children. In Interacting with Computers, 19 (1) pp. 57-69. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.intcom.2006.08.009

Read, Janet C., MacFarlane, Stuart, Casey, Chris (2002): Oops! silly me! errors in a handwriting recognition-based text entry interface for childre. In: Proceedings of the Second Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction October 19-23, 2002, Aarhus, Denmark. pp. 35-40. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/572020.572026

Kano, Akiyo, Horton, Matthew, Read, Janet C. (2010): Thumbs-up scale and frequency of use scale for use in self reporting of children's compute. In: Proceedings of the Sixth Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction , 2010, . pp. 699-702. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1868914.1869008

Read, Janet C., Fitton, Daniel, Mazzone, Emanuela (2010): Using obstructed theatre with child designers to convey requirements. In: Proceedings of ACM CHI 2010 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems , 2010, . pp. 4063-4068. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1753846.1754103

Mazzone, Emanuela, Iivari, Netta, Tikkanen, Ruut, Read, Janet C., Beale, Russell (2010): Considering context, content, management, and engagement in design activities with childre. In: Proceedings of ACM IDC10 Interaction Design and Children , 2010, . pp. 108-117. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1810543.1810556

Marco, Javier, Cerezo, Eva, Baldassarri, Sandra, Mazzone, Emanuela, Read, Janet C. (2009): Bringing tabletop technologies to kindergarten children. In: Proceedings of the HCI09 Conference on People and Computers XXIII , 2009, . pp. 103-111. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1671011.1671023

Xu, Diana Yifan, Read, Janet C., Sim, Gavin, McManus, Barbara, Qualter, Pam (2009): Children and 'smart' technologies: can children's experiences be interpreted and coded?. In: Proceedings of the HCI09 Conference on People and Computers XXIII , 2009, . pp. 224-231. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1671011.1671038

Read, Janet C., Beale, Russell (2009): Under my pillow: designing security for children's special things. In: Proceedings of the HCI09 Conference on People and Computers XXIII , 2009, . pp. 288-292. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1671011.1671046

Xu, Diana, Read, Janet C., Sheehan, Robert (2008): In Search of Tangible Magic. In: Proceedings of the HCI08 Conference on People and Computers XXII , 2008, . pp. 97-100. http://www.bcs.org/server.php?show=ConWebDoc.21434

Kano, Akiyo, Read, Janet C. (2009): Text input error categorisation: solving character level insertion ambiguities using Zero . In: Proceedings of the HCI09 Conference on People and Computers XXIII , 2009, . pp. 293-302. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1671011.1671047

Read, Janet C., Hourcade, Juan Pablo, Markopoulos, Panos, Druin, Allison (2011): Child computer interaction invited SIG: IDC remixed, CCI remapped. In: Proceedings of ACM CHI 2011 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems , 2011, . pp. 689-691. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1979742.1979540

Sim, Gavin, Read, Janet C. (2010): The Damage Index: an aggregation tool for usability problem prioritisation. In: Proceedings of the HCI10 Conference on People and Computers XXIV , 2010, . pp. 54-61. http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2146311

Read, Janet C. (2011): Creating a child computer interaction curriculum. In: Proceedings of ACM IDC11 Interaction Design and Children , 2011, . pp. 268-270. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1999030.1999079

Fitton, Dan, Thompson, James, Read, Janet C. (2012): Poking fun at the surface: exploring touch-point overloading on the multi-touch tabletop w. In: Proceedings of the HCI12 Conference on People and Computers XXVI , 2012, . pp. 227-232. http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2377943

Horton, Matthew, Read, Janet C. (2008): Interactive Whiteboards in the Living Room? -- Asking Children about their Technologies. In: Proceedings of the HCI08 Conference on People and Computers XXII , 2008, . pp. 147-148. http://www.bcs.org/server.php?show=ConWebDoc.21461

Xu, Diana, Read, Janet C., Sim, Gavin, McManus, Barbara (2009): Experience it, draw it, rate it: capture children\'s experiences with their drawings. In: Proceedings of ACM IDC09 Interaction Design and Children , 2009, . pp. 266-270. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1551788.1551849

Read, Janet C. (2008): What You See is What You Worry About: Errors -- Real and Imagined. In: Proceedings of the HCI08 Conference on People and Computers XXII , 2008, . pp. 79-82. http://www.bcs.org/server.php?show=ConWebDoc.21423

Kelly, S. Rebecca, Mazzone, Emanuela, Horton, Matthew, Read, Janet C. (2006): Bluebells: a design method for child-centred product development. In: Proceedings of the Fourth Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction , 2006, . pp. 361-368. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1182475.1182513

McKnight, Lorna, Read, Janet C. (2009): Designing the \'record\' button: using children\'s understanding of icons to inform the de. In: Proceedings of ACM IDC09 Interaction Design and Children , 2009, . pp. 258-261. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1551788.1551847

Marco, Javier, Cerezo, Eva, Baldasarri, Sandra, Mazzone, Emanuela, Read, Janet C. (2009): User-oriented design and tangible interaction for kindergarten children. In: Proceedings of ACM IDC09 Interaction Design and Children , 2009, . pp. 190-193. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1551788.1551825

Xu, Diana, Read, Janet C., Mazzone, Emanuela, MacFarlane, Stuart, Brown, Martin (2007): Evaluation of Tangible User Interfaces (TUIs) for and with Children - Methods and Challeng. In: Jacko, Julie A. (eds.) HCI International 2007 - 12th International Conference - Part II July 22-27, 2007, Beijing, China. pp. 1008-1017. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-73107-8_111

Mazzone, Emanuela, Read, Janet C., Beale, Russell (2008): Design with and for disaffected teenagers. In: Proceedings of the Fifth Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction , 2008, . pp. 290-297. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1463160.1463192

Read, Janet C. (2009): Warp speed design: a rapid design method for use with children. In: Proceedings of ACM CHI 2009 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems , 2009, . pp. 4681-4686. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1520340.1520720

Read, Janet C., Markopoulos, Panos, Pares, Narcis, Hourcade, Juan Pablo, Antle, Alissa N. (2008): Child computer interaction. In: Proceedings of ACM CHI 2008 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems April 5-10, 2008, . pp. 2419-2422. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1358628.1358697

Read, Janet C. (2005): The Usability of Digital Ink Technologies for Children and Teenagers. In: Proceedings of the HCI05 Conference on People and Computers XIX , 2005, . pp. 19-36.

Read, Janet C., MacFarlane, S., Horton, M. (2004): The Usability of Handwriting Recognition for Writing in the Primary Classroom. In: Proceedings of the HCI04 Conference on People and Computers XVIII , 2004, . pp. 135-150.

Read, Janet C., MacFarlane, Stuart (2006): Using the fun toolkit and other survey methods to gather opinions in child computer intera. In: Proceedings of ACM IDC06: Interaction Design and Children , 2006, . pp. 81-88. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1139073.1139096

Read, Janet C., MacFarlane, Stuart, Gregory, Peggy (2004): Requirements for the design of a handwriting recognition based writing interface for child. In: Proceedings of ACM IDC04: Interaction Design and Children , 2004, . pp. 81-87. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1017833.1017844

Read, Janet C., MacFarlane, Stuart, Casey, Chris (2003): \'Good enough for what?\': acceptance of handwriting recognition errors by child users. In: Proceedings of ACM IDC03: Interaction Design and Children , 2003, . pp. 155. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/953536.953565

Read, Janet C., MacFarlane, Stuart, Casey, Chris (2003): What\'s going on?: discovering what children understand about handwriting recognition inte. In: Proceedings of ACM IDC03: Interaction Design and Children , 2003, . pp. 135-140. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/953536.953555

Kano, Akiyo, Read, Janet C., Dix, Alan J. (2006): Children\'s phrase set for text input method evaluations. In: Proceedings of the Fourth Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction , 2006, . pp. 449-452. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1182475.1182534

Read, Janet C. (2012): Evaluating artefacts with children: age and technology effects in the reporting of expecte. In: Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on Multimodal Interfaces , 2012, . pp. 241-248. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2388676.2388727