Best Historical Papers

MobileHCI started in 1998, in 2008 the steering committee agreed to award a prize for the Most influential Paper from MobileHCI n-10 that recognises the longevity of impact papers from the first MobileHCI have had on the research community. The prize is awarded annually and is selected by the currently acting steering committee based on citation counts.

The 2006 prize was awarded in absentia to Ben Bederson for his paper:

Target size study for one-handed thumb use on small touchscreen devices
Parhi, Pekka, Amy K. Karlson, and Benjamin B. Bederson
Proceedings of the 8th international conference on Human computer interaction with mobile devices & services, Espoo 2006

CiteSeer | ACM DL

The 2005 prize was awarded at the closing session of MobileHCI 2015 conference to Dimitrios Raptis for his paper:

Context-based design of mobile applications for museums: a survey of existing practices
Dimitrios Raptis, Nikolaos Tselios, and Nikolaos Avouris
Proceedings of the 7th international conference on Human computer interaction with mobile devices & services, Salzburg 2005

ResearchGate | ACM DL

The 2004 prize was awarded at MobileHCI 2014 conference, after the authors' follow on paper, to Jesper Kjeldskov and Mikael B. Skov, for their paper:

Is It Worth the Hassle? Exploring the Added Value of Evaluating the Usability of Context-Aware Mobile Systems in the Field
Jesper Kjeldskov, Mikael B. Skov, Benedikte S. Als, Rune T. Høegh
Proceedings of the Sixth International Symposium on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices, Glasgow 2004

Author's Homepage | Springer LNCS

The 2003 prize was awarded at MobileHCI 2013 conference dinner jointly to Antti Oulasvirta and Jesper Kjeldskov for their papers:

Understanding Mobile Contexts
Sakari Tamminen, Antti Oulasvirta, Kalle Toiskallio, and Anu Kankainen
Proceedings of the Fifth International Symposium on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices, Udine 2003 and extended for Personal and Ubiquitous Computing 8(2)

Author's Homepage | ACM DL | LNCS Original

A Review of Mobile HCI Research Methods
Jesper Kjeldskov and Connor Graham
Proceedings of the Fifth International Symposium on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices, Udine 2003

Author's Homepage | Springer LNCS

The 2002 prize was awarded in absentia at MobileHCI 2012 conference dinner to Scott MacKenzie for his paper:

KSPC (Keystrokes per Character) as a Characteristic of Text Entry Techniques
I.S. MacKenzie
Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on Human Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices, Pisa 2002

Author's Homepage | Springer LNCS

The 2001 prize, sponsored by PyrusMalus, was awarded at the MobileHCI 2011 conference dinner to Simon Holland for his paper:

AudioGPS: Spatial Audio Navigation with a Minimal Attention Interface
Simon Holland and David R. Morse
Proceedings of the Third International Workshop on Human Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices, Lille, September 2001 and extended for Personal and Ubiquitous Computing 6(4)

Original PDF | Personal and Ubiquitous Computing journal paper

No award in 2010 since there wasn't a MobileHCI 2000!

The 1999 prize was awarded at MobileHCI 2009 conference dinner to Albrecht Schmidt for his paper:

Implicit human-computer interaction through context
Albrecht Schmidt
Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Human Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices, Edinburgh, August 1999 and extended for Personal Technologies 4(2)

Original PDF | Personal Technologies

The 1998 prize, sponsored by KeyPoint Technologies, was awarded at the MobileHCI 2008 conference dinner to Keith Cheverst for his paper:

Exploiting Context in HCI Design for Mobile Systems
Tom Rodden, Keith Chervest, Nigel Davies, and Alan Dix
Proceedings of the First Workshop on Human Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices 1998. Glasgow, May 1998.

Original HTML | CiteSeer PDF/PS

Statistics

We generated some graphs giving details of MobileHCI paper submission numbers, acceptance rates for papers and total registrations.

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