Michael Mills

Ph.D

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http://homepage.mac.com/millsie1/index.html
Employer
Intuit (http://Intuit.com)
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Michael Mills is a cognitive scientist with over 20 years experience in interface, product design and user studies. He has a track record of innovation and accomplishment in real-world interface development, product design and teaching. He is currently User Experience Architect in advanced Small Business Division. Prior to this was Director of User Experience, Digital Home Services at Yahoo! where he was responsible for designing new products that connect enhanced TV to Yahoo! content and services. Prior to Yahoo!, Mills was Director of Design for the Stanford Center for Innovations in Learning as well as adjunct professor in Learning, Design and Technology progam. While principal scientist at Apple Computer, he developed early prototypes of digital multimedia that led to QuickTime and QuickTimeVR. At IDEO product development, he was lead interaction designer for 3COM\'s Audrey information appliance and developed prototypes for many kinds of products including: location-based entertainment systems, undersea robot control systems, car-of-the future, collaboration spaces, medical devices and others. As Chief Interface Technologist at AlterEgo Networks, he pioneered the process of microdesign for adapting rich web content to mobile devices. As tenured professor at NYU he developed The Active Eye interactive software for teaching motion and space perception and has taught courses on computational media, computer graphics and research methods. He holds several interface design patents in digital video and has authored many articles on interface design. He is an avid sailor and lived aboard a beautiful 41' foot ketch on San Francisco Bay before moving ashore.

Publication Statistics

Publication period start
1982
Publication period end
1993
Number of co-authors
8

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Publications

Teodosio, Laura, Mills, Michael (1993): Panoramic Overviews for Navigating Real-World Scenes. In: ACM Multimedia 1993 , 1993, . pp. 359-364.

Mills, Michael, Cohen, Jonathan, Wong, Yin Yin (1992): A Magnifier Tool for Video Data. In: Bauersfeld, Penny, Bennett, John, Lynch, Gene (eds.) Proceedings of the ACM CHI 92 Human Factors in Computing Systems Conference June 3-7, 1992, Monterey, California. pp. 93-98. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/chi/142750/p93-mills/p93-mills.pdf

Arent, Michael, Cohen, Donna, Mills, Michael, Krueger, Chris, Richmond, Wendy (1992): Collaborating in the World of Interactive Media. In: Bauersfeld, Penny, Bennett, John, Lynch, Gene (eds.) Proceedings of the ACM CHI 92 Human Factors in Computing Systems Conference June 3-7, 1992, Monterey, California. pp. 517-519. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/chi/142750/p517-arent/p517-arent.pdf

Mills, Michael (1985): Image synthesis: Optical identity or pictorial communication. In: Graphics Interface 85 May 27-31, 1985, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. pp. 303-308.

Mills, Michael (1982): Cognitive schemata and the design of graphics displays. In: Graphics Interface 82 May 17-21, 1982, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. pp. 3-11.

Mills, Michael (1982): ``Visual thinking'' reconsidered: Some implications for computer graphics. In: Graphics Interface 82 May 17-21, 1982, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. pp. 337-338.

Mills, Michael, Schiff, William (1986): The Active Eye Guidebook and Software, ,