Maribeth Back

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Maribeth Back is a technology researcher and designer. She builds real-world, socially informed exploratory applications for new technologies. As a senior research scientist first at Xerox PARC and currently at the Fuji Xerox Palo Alto Laboratory (FXPAL), her research interests include collaboration in virtual environments, ubiquitous computing, multi-modal interface systems, and audio systems design and engineering. Back completed her doctorate at Harvard\'s Graduate School of Design in May 1996.

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Back, Maribeth, Childs, Timothy, Dunnigan, Anthony, Foote, Jonathan, Gattepally, Sagar, Liew, Bee, Shingu, Jun, Vaughan, Jim (2010): The virtual factory: Exploring 3D worlds as industrial collaboration and control environme. In: Lok, Benjamin, Klinker, Gudrun, Nakatsu, Ryohei (eds.) IEEE Virtual Reality Conference, VR 2010 March 20-24, 2010, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA. pp. 257-258.

Turner, Thea, Qvarfordt, Pernilla, Biehl, Jacob T., Golovchinsky, Gene, Back, Maribeth (2010): Exploring the workplace communication ecology. In: Proceedings of ACM CHI 2010 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems , 2010, . pp. 841-850.

Yankelovich, Nicole, Slott, Jordan, Hill, Alex, Bonner, Matt, Schiefer, Jacob, MacIntyre, Blair, Mugellini, Elena, Khaled, Omar Abou, Barras, Frédéric, Bapst, Jacques, Back, Maribeth, Avilés-López, Edgardo, García-Macías, J. Antonio (2009): Building and Employing Cross-Reality. In IEEE Pervasive Computing, 8 (3) pp. 55-57.

Chiu, Patrick, Huang, Jeffrey, Back, Maribeth, Diakopoulos, Nicholas, Doherty, John, Polak, Wolfgang, Sun, Xiaohua (2008): mTable: browsing photos and videos on a tabletop system. In: El-Saddik, Abdulmotaleb, Vuong, Son, Griwodz, Carsten, Bimbo, Alberto Del, Candan, K. Selcuk, Jaimes, Alejandro (eds.) Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Multimedia 2008 October 26-31, 2008, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. pp. 1107-1108.

Pickens, Jeremy, Golovchinsky, Gene, Shah, Chirag, Qvarfordt, Pernilla, Back, Maribeth (2008): Algorithmic mediation for collaborative exploratory search. In: Proceedings of the 31st Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2008, . pp. 315-322.

Krumm, John, Anderson, Ken, Lea, Rodger, Blackstock, Michael, Spasojevic, Mirjana, Ito, Mizuko, House, Nancy A. Van, Koskinen, Ilpo, Kato, Fumitoshi, Back, Maribeth, Inagaki, Masatomi, Horikiri, Kazunori, Lahlou, Saadi, Ballagas, Rafael, Huang, Jeffrey, Lertsithichai, Surapong, Elliott, Ame (2007): UbiComp 2006 Workshops, Part 2. In IEEE Pervasive Computing, 6 (2) pp. 109-112.

Sun, Xiaohua, Chiu, Patrick, Huang, Jeffrey, Back, Maribeth, Polak, Wolfgang (2006): Implicit brushing and target snapping: data exploration and sense-making on large displays. In: Celentano, Augusto (eds.) AVI 2006 - Proceedings of the working conference on Advanced visual interfaces May 23-26, 2006, Venezia, Italy. pp. 258-261.

Harrison, Steve, Back, Maribeth, Tatar, Deborah (2006): \"It\'s Just a Method!\": a pedagogical experiment in interdisciplinary design. In: Proceedings of DIS06: Designing Interactive Systems: Processes, Practices, Methods, & Techniques , 2006, . pp. 261-270.

Matsumoto, Takashi, Dunnigan, Tony, Back, Maribeth (2005): Post-bit: embodied video contents on tiny stickies. In: Zhang, Hongjiang, Chua, Tat-Seng, Steinmetz, Ralf, Kankanhalli, Mohan S., Wilcox, Lynn (eds.) Proceedings of the 13th ACM International Conference on Multimedia November 6-11, 2005, Singapore. pp. 263-264.

Bellotti, Victoria, Back, Maribeth, Edwards, W. Keith, Grinter, Rebecca E., Henderson, Austin, Lopes, Cristina (2002): Making sense of sensing systems: five questions for designers and researchers. In: Terveen, Loren (eds.) Proceedings of the ACM CHI 2002 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Conference April 20-25, 2002, Minneapolis, Minnesota. pp. 415-422.

Back, Maribeth, Cohen, Jonathan, Harrison, Steve R., Minneman, Scott L. (2002): Speeder Reader: An experiment in the future of reading. In Computers & Graphics, 26 (4) pp. 623-627.

Back, Maribeth, Cohen, Jonathan, Gold, Rich, Harrison, Steve, Minneman, Scott (2001): Listen Reader: An Electronically Augmented Paper-Based Book. In: Beaudouin-Lafon, Michel, Jacob, Robert J. K. (eds.) Proceedings of the ACM CHI 2001 Human Factors in Computing Systems Conference March 31 - April 5, 2001, Seattle, Washington, USA. pp. 23-29.

Harrison, Steve, Minneman, Scott, Back, Maribeth, Balsamo, Anne, Chow, Mark, Gold, Rich, Gorbet, Matt, Donald, Dale Mac, Ehrlich, Kate, Henderson, Austin (2001): Design: the what of XFR: eXperiments in the future of reading. In Interactions, 8 (3) pp. 21-30. Citation

Back, Maribeth, Gold, Rich, Balsamo, Anne, Chow, Mark, Gorbet, Matthew G., Harrison, Steve R., MacDonald, Dale, Minneman, Scott L. (2001): Designing Innovative Reading Experiences for a Museum Exhibition. In IEEE Computer, 34 (1) pp. 80-87.

Back, Maribeth, Cohen, Jonathan (2000): Page Detection using Embedded Tags. In: Ackerman, Mark S., Edwards, Keith (eds.) Proceedings of the 13th annual ACM symposium on User interface software and technology November 06 - 08, 2000, San Diego, California, United States. pp. 159-160.

Mynatt, Elizabeth D., Back, Maribeth, Want, Roy, Baer, Michael, Ellis, Jason B. (1998): Designing Audio Aura. In: Karat, Clare-Marie, Lund, Arnold, Coutaz, Joëlle, Karat, John (eds.) Proceedings of the ACM CHI 98 Human Factors in Computing Systems Conference April 18-23, 1998, Los Angeles, California. pp. 566-573.

Mynatt, Elizabeth D., Back, Maribeth, Want, Roy, Frederick, Ron (1997): Audio Aura: Light-Weight Audio Augmented Reality. In: Robertson, George G., Schmandt, Chris (eds.) Proceedings of the 10th annual ACM symposium on User interface software and technology October 14 - 17, 1997, Banff, Alberta, Canada. pp. 211-212.

Hindus, Debby, Arons, Barry, Stifelman, Lisa, Gaver, William, Mynatt, Elizabeth D., Back, Maribeth (1995): Designing Auditory Interactions for PDAs. In: Robertson, George G. (eds.) Proceedings of the 8th annual ACM symposium on User interface and software technology November 15 - 17, 1995, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. pp. 143-146.