Steve Howard

Personal Homepage
http://people.eng.unimelb.edu.au/showard/
Employer
The University of Melbourne (http://www.unimelb.edu.au/)
Email
showard@unimelb.edu.au

Steve is Professor in the Department of Computing & Information Systems and an interaction design researcher.


His interests are largely in 'off the desk and out of office' usability, most notably pervasive and ubiquitous technologies applied to problems of real social need (e.g. distributed families, smoking cessation). He is part of the Interaction Design Lab

Publication Statistics

Publication period start
1987
Publication period end
2012
Number of co-authors
70

Co-authors
Number of publications with favourite co-authors

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Publications

Ploderer, Bernd, Leong, Tuck, Ashkanasy, Shawn, Howard, Steve (2012): A process of engagement: engaging with the process. In: Proceedings of DIS12 Designing Interactive Systems , 2012, . pp. 224-233. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2317956.2317992

Paay, Jeni, Kjeldskov, Jesper, Howard, Steve, Dave, Bharat (2009): Out on the town: A socio-physical approach to the design of a context-aware urban guide. In ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction, 16 (2) pp. 7. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1534903.1534904

Ploderer, Bernd, Wright, Peter, Howard, Steve, Thomas, Peter (2009): No pain, no gain: pleasure and suffering in technologies of leidenschaft. In Interactions, 16 (5) pp. 6-11. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1572626.1572628

Paay, Jeni, Sterling, Leon, Vetere, Frank, Howard, Steve, Boettcher, Anne (2009): Engineering the social: The role of shared artifacts. In International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 67 (5) pp. 437-454. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhcs.2008.12.002

Vetere, Frank, Davis, Hilary, Gibbs, Martin, Howard, Steve (2009): The Magic Box and Collage: Responding to the challenge of distributed intergenerational pl. In International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 67 (2) pp. 165-178. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhcs.2008.09.004

Pedell, Sonja, Miller, Tim, Vetere, Frank, Sterling, Leon, Howard, Steve, Paay, Jeni (2009): Having fun at home: interleaving fieldwork and goal models. In: Proceedings of OZCHI09, the CHISIG Annual Conference on Human-Computer Interaction , 2009, . pp. 309-312. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1738826.1738882

Ploderer, Bernd, Howard, Steve, Thomas, Peter, Reitberger, Wolfgang (2008): \"Hey World, Take a Look at Me!\": Appreciating the Human Body on Social Network Sites. In: Oinas-Kukkonen, Harri, Hasle, Per F. V., Harjumaa, Marja, Segerståhl, Katarina, Oehrstroem, Peter (eds.) PERSUASIVE 2008 - Persuasive Technology, Third International Conference June 4-6, 2008, Oulu, Finland. pp. 245-248. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-68504-3_23

Ploderer, Bernd, Howard, Steve, Thomas, Peter (2008): Being online, living offline: the influence of social ties over the appropriation of socia. In: Proceedings of ACM CSCW08 Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work , 2008, . pp. 333-342. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1460563.1460618

Leong, Tuck, Howard, Steve, Vetere, Frank (2008): Take a chance on me: using randomness for the design of digital devices. In Interactions, 15 (3) pp. 16-19. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1353782.1353786

Leong, Tuck, Howard, Steve, Vetere, Frank (2008): Choice: abdicating or exercising?. In: Proceedings of ACM CHI 2008 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems April 5-10, 2008, . pp. 715-724. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1357054.1357168

Howard, Steve, Kjeldskov, Jesper, Skov, Mikael B. (2007): Pervasive computing in the domestic space. In Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, 11 (5) pp. 329-333. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00779-006-0081-8

Howard, Steve, Kjeldskov, Jesper, Skov, Mikael B., Garnaes, Kasper, Grunberger, Olga (2006): Negotiating presence-in-absence: contact, content and context. In: Proceedings of ACM CHI 2006 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems , 2006, . pp. 909-912. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1124772.1124906

Satchell, Christine, Shanks, Graeme, Howard, Steve, Murphy, John (2006): Beyond security: implications for the future of federated digital identity management syst. In: Kjeldskov, Jesper, Paay, Jane (eds.) Proceedings of OZCHI06, the CHISIG Annual Conference on Human-Computer Interaction , 2006, . pp. 313-316. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1228175.1228231

Satchell, Christine, Shanks, Graeme, Howard, Steve, Murphy, John (2006): Knowing Me – Knowing You. End User Perceptions of Digital Identity Management Systems. In: Proceedings of ECIS , 2006, Göteborg, Sweden.

Graham, Connor, Benda, Peter, Howard, Steve, Balmford, James, Bishop, Nicole, Borland, Ron (2006): \"heh -- keeps me off the smokes...\": probing technology support for personal change. In: Kjeldskov, Jesper, Paay, Jane (eds.) Proceedings of OZCHI06, the CHISIG Annual Conference on Human-Computer Interaction , 2006, . pp. 221-228. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1228175.1228214

Pardo, Sofia, Vetere, Frank, Howard, Steve (2006): Teachers\' involvement in usability testing with children. In: Proceedings of ACM IDC06: Interaction Design and Children , 2006, . pp. 89-92. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1139073.1139097

Leong, Tuck Wah, Vetere, Frank, Howard, Steve (2006): Randomness as a resource for design. In: Proceedings of DIS06: Designing Interactive Systems: Processes, Practices, Methods, & Techniques , 2006, . pp. 132-139. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1142405.1142428

Mueller, Florian, Vetere, Frank, Gibbs, Martin R., Kjeldskov, Jesper, Pedell, Sonja, Howard, Steve (2005): Hug over a distance. In: Proceedings of ACM CHI 2005 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems , 2005, . pp. 1673-1676. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1056808.1056994

Vetere, Frank, Gibbs, Martin R., Kjeldskov, Jesper, Howard, Steve, Mueller, Florian, Pedell, Sonja, Mecoles, Karen, Bunyan, Marcus (2005): Mediating intimacy: designing technologies to support strong-tie relationships. In: Proceedings of ACM CHI 2005 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems , 2005, . pp. 471-480. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1054972.1055038

Leong, Tuck W., Vetere, Frank, Howard, Steve (2005): The serendipity shuffle. In: Proceedings of OZCHI05, the CHISIG Annual Conference on Human-Computer Interaction , 2005, . pp. 1-4. http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1108368.1108428

Choi, Youngmi, Howard, Steve, Dave, Bharat (2005): The secret life of domestic objects. In: Proceedings of OZCHI05, the CHISIG Annual Conference on Human-Computer Interaction , 2005, . pp. 1-5. http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1108368.1108446

Moyes, Jackie, Buur, Jacob, Jarrett, Caroline, Ehn, Pelle, Howard, Steve, Brereton, Margot (2005): Book smarts meet street smarts: the best of both worlds. In: Proceedings of OZCHI05, the CHISIG Annual Conference on Human-Computer Interaction , 2005, . pp. 1. http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1108368.1108421

Pardo, Sofia, Vetere, Frank, Howard, Steve (2005): Broadening stakeholder involvement in UCD: designers\' perspectives on child-centred desig. In: Proceedings of OZCHI05, the CHISIG Annual Conference on Human-Computer Interaction , 2005, . pp. 1-9. http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1108368.1108404

Gibbs, Martin R., Vetere, Frank, Bunyan, Marcus, Howard, Steve (2005): SynchroMate: a phatic technology for mediating intimacy. In: Proceedings of the Conference on Designing for User Experiences DUX05 , 2005, . pp. 37. http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1138235.1138279

Murphy, John, Kjeldskov, Jesper, Howard, Steve, Shanks, Graeme, Hartnell-Young, Elizabeth (2005): The converged appliance: \"I love it... but I hate it\". In: Proceedings of OZCHI05, the CHISIG Annual Conference on Human-Computer Interaction , 2005, . pp. 1-10. http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1108368.1108416

Kjeldskov, Jesper, Graham, Connor, Pedell, Sonja, Vetere, Frank, Howard, Steve, Balbo, S., Davies, J. (2005): Evaluating the usability of a mobile guide: the influence of location, participants and re. In Behaviour & IT, 24 (1) pp. 51-65. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01449290512331319030

Po, Shirlina, Howard, Steve, Vetere, Frank, Skov, Mikael B. (2004): Heuristic Evaluation and Mobile Usability: Bridging the Realism Gap. In: Brewster, Stephen A., Dunlop, Mark D. (eds.) Mobile Human-Computer Interaction - Mobile HCI 2004 - 6th International Symposium September 13-16, 2004, Glasgow, UK. pp. 49-60. http://link.springer.de/link/service/series/0558/bibs/3160/31600049.htm

Kjeldskov, Jesper, Howard, Steve (2004): Envisioning Mobile Information Services: Combining User- and Technology-Centered Design. In: Masoodian, Masood, Jones, Steve, Rogers, Bill (eds.) Computer Human Interaction 6th Asia Pacific Conference - APCHI 2004 June 29 - July 2, 2004, Rotorua, New Zealand. pp. 180-190. http://link.springer.de/link/service/series/0558/bibs/3101/31010180.htm

Kjeldskov, Jesper, Gibbs, Martin R., Vetere, Franks, Howard, Steve, Pedell, Sonja, Mecoles, Karen, Bunyan, Marcus (2004): Using Cultural Probes to Explore Mediated Intimacy. In Australasian Journal of Information Systems, 11 (2) pp. 102-115. http://dl.acs.org.au/index.php/ajis/issue/view/7

Pearce, Jon M., Howard, Steve (2004): Designing for Flow in a Complex Activity. In: Masoodian, Masood, Jones, Steve, Rogers, Bill (eds.) Computer Human Interaction 6th Asia Pacific Conference - APCHI 2004 June 29 - July 2, 2004, Rotorua, New Zealand. pp. 349-358. http://link.springer.de/link/service/series/0558/bibs/3101/31010349.htm

Vetere, Frank, Howard, Steve (2003): Layering a Minimal Interface. In: Proceedings of IFIP INTERACT03: Human-Computer Interaction , 2003, Zurich, Switzerland. pp. 415.

Kjeldskov, Jesper, Howard, Steve, Murphy, John, Carroll, Jennie, Vetere, Frank, Graham, Connor (2003): Designing TramMatena Context-aware mobile system supporting use of public transportation. In: Proceedings of DUX03: Designing for User Experiences , 2003, . pp. 1-4. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/997078.997091

Howard, Steve (2002): University of Melbourne. In Interactions, 9 (2) pp. 41-44.

Howard, Steve, Carroll, Jennie, Murphy, John, Peck, Jane (2002): Using \'endowed props\' in scenario-based design. In: Proceedings of the Second Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction October 19-23, 2002, Aarhus, Denmark. pp. 1-10. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/572020.572022

Howard, Steve, Carroll, John M., Murphy, J., Peck, J., Vetere, Frank (2002): Provoking Innovation: Acting-out in Contextual Scenarios. In: Faulkner, Xristine, Finlay, Janet, Détienne, Françoise (eds.) Proceedings of the HCI02 Conference on People and Computers XVI September 18-20, 2002, Pisa, Italy. pp. 175-192.

Carroll, Jenny M., Howard, Steve, Vetere, Frank, Peck, Jane, Murphy, John (2002): Just What Do the Youth of Today Want? Technology Appropriation by Young People. In: HICSS 2002 , 2002, . pp. 131. http://csdl.computer.org/comp/proceedings/hicss/2002/1435/05/14350131babs.htm

Fabre, John, Howard, Steve, Smith, Ross (2000): Designing Time at the User Interface. In Behaviour and Information Technology, 19 (6) pp. 451-463.

Dix, Alan J., Fabre, John, Howard, Steve (1998): Introduction to the Special Issue on Temporal Aspects of Usability. In Interacting with Computers, 11 (1) pp. 1-7.

Monk, Andrew, Howard, Steve (1998): Methods & Tools: The Rich Picture: A Tool for Reasoning about Work Context. In Interactions, 5 (2) pp. 21-30. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/journals/interactions/1998-5-2/p21-monk/p21-monk.pdf

Howard, Steve (1997): Trade-Off Decision Making in User Interface Design. In Behaviour and Information Technology, 16 (2) pp. 98-109.

Kieboo, Helen, Howard, Steve (1995): Communicating the Value of Usability Engineering in the with Cost-Benefit Analysis Techniq. In: Proceedings of OZCHI95, the CHISIG Annual Conference on Human-Computer Interaction , 1995, . pp. 308-309.

Howard, Steve, Leung, Ying, Kaiyan, N. (1995): Why is Usability Engineering Failing Multimedia and What Should We Do about It?. In: Proceedings of OZCHI95, the CHISIG Annual Conference on Human-Computer Interaction , 1995, . pp. 276-277.

Howard, Steve, Bloomer, Sarah, McGraw, Bridget (1995): Exploring HCI as Science, Design and Art: Three Personal Views. In: Proceedings of OZCHI95, the CHISIG Annual Conference on Human-Computer Interaction , 1995, . pp. 323-327.

Howard, Steve (1995): User Interface Design and HCI: Identifying the Training Needs of Practitioners. In ACM SIGCHI Bulletin, 27 (3) pp. 17-22.

Howard, Steve, Leung, Ying K. (1995): Harmony through Working Together: Editorial to the Australasian Special Issue. In Interacting with Computers, 7 (2) pp. 145-149.

Howard, Steve (1995): Trade-Off Decision Making: Choosing between Alternatives in User Interface Design. In: Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction July 9-14, 1995, Tokyo, Japan. pp. 621-626.

Howard, Steve, Smith, R. (1995): Using the Soft Systems Methodology to Front-End Task Analysis. In: Proceedings of OZCHI95, the CHISIG Annual Conference on Human-Computer Interaction , 1995, . pp. 88-94.

Howard, Steve, Leung, Ying (1994): \"Harmony Through Working Together\" Introducing OZCHI94. In: Proceedings of OZCHI94, the CHISIG Annual Conference on Human-Computer Interaction , 1994, . pp. 3-8.

Howard, Steve (1993): What Do Interface Designers Say They Need to Know about HCI?. In: Proceedings of OZCHI93, the CHISIG Annual Conference on Human-Computer Interaction , 1993, . pp. 242-254.

Mouzakis, K., Howard, Steve (1993): Multi-Media Support for Up-Stream User Interface Design Activities. In: Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction , 1993, . pp. 458-463.

Howard, Steve, Sumiga, J. H. (1993): Harmony in Computer Aided User Interface Design. In: Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction - Poster Sessions: Abridged Proceedings , 1993, . pp. 14.

Howard, Steve, Kaplan, I., Lindgaard, Gitte (1992): CHI in Australia. 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. 573-574. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/chi/142750/p573-howard/p573-howard.pdf

Mouzakis, K., Howard, Steve (1992): Supporting Up-Stream User Interface Design Activities. In: Proceedings of OZCHI92, the CHISIG Annual Conference on Human-Computer Interaction , 1992, . pp. 70-77.

Howard, Steve, Leung, Ying K. (1991): Interacting with Graphical User Interfaces: States, Processes and Resources. In: Proceedings of OZCHI91, the CHISIG Annual Conference on Human-Computer Interaction , 1991, . pp. 47-52.

Howard, Steve, Murray, Dianne M. (1987): A Taxonomy of Evaluation Techniques for HCI. In: Bullinger, Hans-Jorg, Shackel, Brian (eds.) INTERACT 87 - 2nd IFIP International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction September 1-4, 1987, Stuttgart, Germany. pp. 453-459.

Howard, Steve, Hammond, Judy, Lindgaard, Gitte (eds.) Human-Computer Interaction, INTERACT 97, IFIP TC13 Interantional Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, 14th-18th July 1997, Sydney, Australia , 1997, .

Howard, Steve, Hammond, Judith H., Lindgaard, Gitte (eds.) Proceedings of INTERACT 97 - IFIP TC13 Sixth International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction July 14-18, 1997, Sydney, Australia.