Program at a glance

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Day 1

Monday 5th of October


Time: whole day

Doctoral Consortium

Time: 9am – 1pm (CEST)


Time: whole day


Monday (whole day)

Ethical Data-Centric Design Of Intelligent Behaviour

Jacky Bourgeois, Aaron Ding, Jered Vroon, Ella Peltonen

Mobile And Wearable Interactions In The Retail Domain

Frederic Kerber, Florian Daiber, Felix Kosmalla, Markus Löchtefeld, Petteri Nurmi

Workshop On Designing Technologies For Future Forms Of Sustainable Mobility

Shadan Sadeghian, Matthias Laschke, Maximilian Schrapel, Andreas Riener, Philipp Wintersberger, Michael Rohs, Christian Koetsier, Johannes Schering, Andrew L. Kun

Mobile Resilience: Designing Mobile Interactive Systems For Societal And Technical Resilience

Christian Reuter, Marc-André Kaufhold, Dr. Tina Comes, Michèle Knodt, Max Mühlhäuser

Learning From MHealth Success Stories - Effective Interventions For Marginalised Populations

Daniel Diethei, Julian Wienert, Shaimaa Lazem, Jochen Meyer, Aneesha Singh, Andy Bayor, Hajo Zeeb, Johannes Schöning

Cloudless Skies: Decentralizing Mobile Interaction

Britta Schulte, Sujay Shalawadi, Max van Kleek, Florian Echtler

"Voice On The Go" Conversational User Interfaces In Mobile Scenarios: A Workshop On Theoretical And Methodological Perspectives

Markus Funk, Cosmin Munteanu, Duygu Kanver, Stephan Schlögl, Christine Murad, Heloisa Candello, Leigh Clark, María Inés Torres, Matthew Aylett, Vanessa Tobisch, Philip Doyle, Benjamin Cowan, Justin Edwards, Martin Porcheron, Jaisie Sin, Adam Emfield

WeCARe: Workshop On Inclusive Communication Between Automated Vehicles And Vulnerable Road Users

Andreas Löcken, Mark Colley, Andrii Matviienko, Kai Holländer, Debargha Dey, Azra Habibovic, Andrew Kun, Susanne Boll, Andreas Riener

Doctoral Consortium

Monday @ 9am - 1pm (CEST)

Organisers: Prof. Jonna Häkkilä, University of Lapland and Prof. Kaisa Väänänen, Tampere University, Finland
Expert discussants: Prof. Matt Jones, Swansea University, UK and Prof. Enrico Rukzio, Ulm University, Germany


Monday (whole day)

Smartphone and Sensor based Health Monitoring Enabled with IoT and ML
Time: 9am – 11am (CEST)
Organizers: Biswas, S & Chowdhury, C.
Understanding Statistics
Time: 1pm – 3pm (CEST)
Organizer: Alan Dix
Integrating Trust Measurements into Experimental Designs
Time: 3:30pm – 6pm (CEST)
Organizers: Wintersberger, P. & Holthausen, B.

Opening Keynote

Time: 9am and 5pm (CEST)
Speaker: Nicola Bidwell

Paper Session 1

Time: 10:30am and 6pm (CEST)
Mobile Interaction I

Poster & Demo Session 1

Time: 11:30am and 7pm (CEST)
Education & Communication

Paper Session 2

Time: 12:30pm and 8pm (CEST)
Health and Wellbeing

Day 2

Tuesday 6th of October

Paper Session 1

Mobile Interaction I
Tuesday @ 10:30am and 6pm (CEST)

Modeling User-Centered Page Load Time for Smartphones​

Conor Kelton (Stony Brook University), JIHOON RYOO (SUNY Korea), Aruna Balasubramanian  (Stony Brook University), Xiaojun Bi (Stony Brook University), Samir R Das (Stony Brook University)

A Survey of Patterns for Adapting Smartphone App UIs to Smart Watches

Zhilan Zhou (The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), Jian Xu (Stony Brook University), Aruna Balasubramanian (Stony Brook University), Donald E Porter (The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Understanding Visual Saliency in Mobile User Interfaces

Luis Leiva (Aalto University), Yunfei Xue (Aalto University), Avya Bansal (Indian Institute of Technology), Hamed Rezazadegan Tavakoli (Nokia Technologies), Tuğçe Köroğlu (Yildiz Technical University), Jingzhou Du (Huawei Technologies), Niraj Ramesh Dayama (Aalto University), Antti Oulasvirta (Aalto University)

Exploring 3D Objects with Non-Linear Perspectives in Real-Time, a First User Study

Michael Ortega (CNRS), David Furió (CNRS)

VibroComm: Using Commodity Gyroscopes for Vibroacoustic Data Reception

Robert Xiao (Carnegie Mellon University), Sven Mayer (Carnegie Mellon University), Chris Harrison (Carnegie Mellon University)

Poster & Demo Session 1

Education & Communication
Tuesday @ 11:30am and 7pm (CEST)


Emotional Response Language Education for Mobile Devices

Sloan, John

Student Informal Learning at Museum Field Trips using Tablet Computers

Joel Lanir, Merav Yosfan, Alan Wecker, Billie Eilam

Understanding Decline in Medical Video Consultation: A User-Centred Approach

Pia S.F. Herbes, Marit Bentvelzen, Jasmin Niess, Paweł W. Woźniak

Note-on-Watch: Live Scribing from Board-works to Class-notes

Snigdha Das, Rohan Singh, Pradipta De, Sandip Chakraborty, Bivas Mitra

A Demonstration of an interactive Virtual Reality Prototype For Exploring The Cultural Heritage of Southern African Rock Art

Rodil, Kasper

Instant Messaging/Communication

Touchless Gestures for Interactive Messaging

Olshevsky, Vyacheslav

Azalea: Co-experiencing Embodied Information in Remote Communication

Baytas, Mehmet

Exploring the Presentation of Estimated Receptivity Status for Instant Messaging

Ting-Wei Wu, Yu-Ling Chien, Yung-Ju Chang

Aco-Wi : Acoustic Initiated Wi-Fi Peer-group Communication for Opportunistic Messaging

Partha Sarathi Paul, Bishakh Chandra Ghosh, Ankan Ghosh, Sujoy Saha, Subrata Nandi, Sandip Chakraborty

Paper Session 2

Health and Wellbeing
Tuesday @ 12:30pm and 8pm (CEST)

Exploring Fitness Tracker Visualisations to Avoid Rumination

Jasmin Niess (University of Luxembourg), Kristina Knaving (RISE Research Institutes of Sweden), Alina Kolb (LMU Munich), Paweł W. Woźniak (Utrecht University)

StrengthGaming: Enabling Dynamic Repetition Tempo in Strength Training-based Exergame Design

Sih-Pin Lai (National Taiwan University), CHENG AN HSIEH (National Taiwan University), Yu-Hsin Lin (National Taiwan University), Teepob Harutaipree (National Taiwan University), Shih Chin Lin (National Taiwan University), Yi-Hao Peng (National Taiwan University), Lung-Pan Cheng (National Taiwan University), Mike Y. Chen (National Taiwan University)

Medical Selfies: Emotional Impacts and Practical Challenges

Daniel Diethei (University of Bremen), Ashley Colley (University of Lapland), Matilda Kalving (Faculty of Art and Design), Tarja Salmela (University of Lapland), Jonna Häkkilä (University of Lapland), Johannes Schöning (University of Bremen)

Extracting Daytime-Dependent Alertness Patterns from Mobile Game Data

Tilman Dingler (University of Melbourne), Ken Singer (University of Stuttgart), Niels Henze (University of Regensburg), Tonja-Katrin Machulla (LMU Munich)

Lung Function Estimation from a Monosyllabic Voice Segment Captured Using Smartphones

Nazir Saleheen (University of Memphis), Tousif Ahmed (Samsung Research America, Inc), Md Mahbubur Rahman (Samsung Research America), Ebrahim Nemati (Samsung Research America), Viswam Nathan (Samsung Research America), Korosh Vatanparvar (Samsung Research America), Erin Blackstock (Brigham and Women’s Hospital), Jilong Kuang (Samsung Research America)

Day 3

Wednesday 7th of October

Paper Session 3

Time: 9am and 5pm (CEST)
Mobile Interaction II

Poster & Demo Session 2

Time: 10am and 6pm (CEST)
Digital assistants & Supporting users

Paper Session 4

Time: 11am and 7pm (CEST)
Touch, Gestures & Tangible Interaction

Industrial Session

Time: 4pm (CEST)

Paper Session 3

Mobile Interaction II
Wednesday @ 9am and 5pm (CEST)

Augmenting Public Bookcases to Support Book Sharing

Maximilian Schrapel (Leibniz University Hannover), Thilo Schulz (Leibniz University Hannover), Michael Rohs (Leibniz University Hannover)

Distance-Dependent Barcodes for Context-Aware Mobile Applications

Roope Palomäki (Aalto University), Maria L. Montoya Freire (Aalto University), Mario Di Francesco (Aalto University)

Evaluating Menu Techniques for Handheld AR with a Smartphone & Mid-Air Pen

Philipp Wacker (RWTH Aachen University), Oliver Nowak (RWTH Aachen University), Simon Voelker (RWTH Aachen University), Jan Borchers (RWTH Aachen University)

Tent Mode Interactions: Exploring Collocated Multi-User Interaction on a Foldable Device

Gazelle Saniee-Monfared (Huawei), Kevin Fan (Huawei), Qiang Xu (Huawei), Sachi Mizobuchi (Huawei), Lewis Zhou (Huawei), Pourang Irani (University of Manitoba), Wei Li (Huawei)

Director-360: Introducing Camera Handling to 360 Cameras

Hao-Juan Huang (Institute of Multimedia Engineering), I-Chao Shen (National Taiwan University), Liwei Chan (National Chiao Tung University)

Poster & Demo Session 2

Digital assistants & Supporting users
Wednesday @ 10am and 6pm (CEST)

Digital Assistants

Towards an Understanding of Real-time Captioning on Head-worn Displays

Lin, Georgianna

A Digital Companion for Air Travelers

Garcia, Kimberly

Voice Assistants as Learning Companions: An Initial Exploration With Computer Science Students

Sergio Sayago

Linguistic Features to Consider When Applying Persona of the Real Person to the Text-based Agent

Youjin Hwang, Seokwoo Song, Donghoon Shin, Joonhwan Lee

Supporting Users

Emobook: A Multimedia Life Story Book App for Reminiscence Intervention

Alejandro Catala, Deniece S. Nazareth, Paulo Felix, Khiet P. Truong, Gerben J. Westerhof

Investigating Smartphones and AR Glasses for Pedestrian Navigation and their Effects in Spatial Knowledge Acquisition

Aymen Lakehal, Sophie Lepreux, Christos Efstratiou, Christophe Kolski, Pavlos Nicolaou

Impact of Situational Impairment on Interaction with Wearable Displays

Florian Heller, Davy Vanacken, Eva Geurts, Kris Luyten

Restaurant Menu Understanding: Illustrating the Need for Culturally Augmented Translation

Danilo Gallo, Jutta Willamowski, Yada Wisatekaew, Adrien Bruyat,  Antonietta Maria Grasso

Disaster Strikes! Internet Blackout! What’s the Fate of Crisis Mapping? (Surakhsit: The Smartphone-based System for Rapid Crisis-Map Generation Involving Last-mile Victims of Natural Disasters)

Partha Sarathi Paul, Bishakh Chandra Ghosh, Ankan Ghosh, Sujoy Saha, Subrata Nandi, Sandip Chakraborty

Paper Session 4

Touch, Gestures & Tangible Interaction
Wednesday @ 11am and 7pm (CEST)

MAGHair: A Wearable System to Create Unique Tactile Feedback by Stimulating Only the Body Hair

Roger Boldu (Auckland Bioengineering Institute, The University of Auckland), Mevan Wijewardena  (Auckland Bioengineering Institute, The University Of Auckland), Haimo Zhang (Auckland Bioengineering Institute, The University of Auckland), Suranga Nanayakkara (Auckland Bioengineering Institute, The University of Auckland)

Headbang: Using Head Gestures to Trigger Discrete Actions on Mobile Devices

Sebastian Hueber (RWTH Aachen University), Christian Cherek (RWTH Aachen University), Philipp Wacker (RWTH Aachen University), Jan Borchers (RWTH Aachen University), Simon Voelker (RWTH Aachen University)

Active PinScreen: Exploring Spatio-Temporal Tactile Feedback for Multi-Finger Interaction

Chi Zhang (Swansea University), Deepak Ranjan Sahoo (Swansea University), Jennifer Pearson (Swansea University), Simon Robinson (Swansea University), Mark D Holton (Swansea University), Philip Hopkins (Swansea University), Matt Jones (Swansea University)

Physio-Stacks: Supporting Communication with Ourselves and Others via Tangible, Modular Physiological Devices

Joan Sol ROO (Inria), Renaud Gervais (Independent), Thibault Laine (Inria), Pierre-Antoine Cinquin (Inria), Martin HACHET (Inria), Jeremy Frey (Ullo)

Is Implicit Authentication on Smartphones Really Popular? On Android Users' Perception of Smart Lock for Android

Masoud Mehrabi Koushki  (University of British Columbia), Borke Obada-Obieh (University of British Columbia), Jun Ho Huh (Samsung Electronics), Konstantin (Kosta) Beznosov (University of British Columbia)

Industrial Session

Wednesday @ 4pm (CEST)

The Industrial Perspectives track is targeted towards practitioners and professionals working in the field of mobile HCI. It involves case studies, and other presentations showcasing how HCI professionals work in the industry and what are the practical challenges.

This year’s Industrial Perspectives includes two presentations and a panel.

Watch Your Vehicle Driving at the City: Interior HMI with Augmented Reality for Automated Driving
Andreas Korthauer, Clemens Günther, Andreas Hinrichs, Wen Ren , Yiwen Yang from Bosch
Topic: How working in industry differences from the work in academia?
Target audience: students and young professionals.
The panelists have experience working in both environments.
Panelists: Jonna Hakkila, University of Lapland, Dr. Frank Beruscha, Bosch, Torben Schinke, Worldiety
Moderator: Anne Joutsenvirta, T-Mobile USA

Paper Session 5

Time: 9am and 5pm (CEST)
Transport I: Pedestrians & Cyclists

Poster & Demo Session 3

Time: 10am and 6pm (CEST)
Perception – Gestures – Security

Paper Session 6

Time: 11am and 7pm (CEST)
Text & Messaging

Day 4

Thursday 8th of October

Paper Session 5

Transport I: Pedestrians & Cyclists
Thursday @ 9am and 5pm

Attracktion: Field Evaluation of Multi-Track Audio as Unobtrusive Cues for Pedestrian Navigation

Florian Heller (Hasselt University – tUL – Flanders Make), Jelco Adamczyk (Hasselt University), Kris Luyten (Hasselt University – tUL – Flanders Make)

Save the Smombies: App Assisted Street Crossing

Kai Holländer (LMU Munich), Andy Krüger (LMU Munich), Andreas Butz (LMU Munich)

Brotate and Tribike: Designing Smartphone Controls for Cycling

Paweł W. Woźniak (Utrecht University), Lex Dekker (Utrecht University), Francisco Kiss (University of Stuttgart), Ella Velner (University of Twente), Andrea Kuijt (Utrecht University), Stella Donker (Utrecht University)

Point Me In the Right Direction: Understanding User Behaviour with As-The-Crow-Flies Navigation

Gian-Luca Savino (University of Bremen), Laura Meyer (University of Bremen), Eve Emily Sophie Schade (University of Bremen), Thora Tenbrink (Bangor University), Johannes Schöning (University of Bremen)

Disaster Strikes! Internet Blackout! What’s the Fate of Crisis Mapping?

Partha Sarathi Paul (National Institute of Technology Durgapur), Bishakh Chandra Ghosh (Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur), Ankan Ghosh (National Institute of Technology Durgapur), Sujoy Saha (National Institute of Technology Durgapur), Subrata Nandi (National Institute of Technology Durgapur), Sandip Chakraborty (IIT Kharagpur, India)

Poster & Demo Session 3

Perception - Gestures - Security
Thursday @ 10am and 6pm (CEST)


How Throbber Components Affect Users’ Perception of Waiting Time

Hiroto Oshima, Takanori Komatsu, Seiji Yamada

Content-Aware Automated Parameter Tuning for Approximate Color Transforms

Chatura Samarakoon, Gehan Amaratunga, Phillip Stanley-Marbell

Pinhole Paper: Making Static Objects Perceptually Dynamic with Rear Projection on Perforated Paper - perception

Campos, Cuauhtli


Quantifying the Consistency of Gesture Articulation for Users with Low Vision with the Dissimilarity-Consensus Method

Radu-Daniel Vatavu

Dots — An Inclusive Natural User Interfaces (NUI) for Spatial Computing

Weilun Gong, Lan Xiao, Xiaohui Wang, Chang Hee Lee

The Wearable Radar: Sensing Gestures Through Fabrics

Luis Leiva, Matjaž Kljun, Christian Sandor, Klen Čopič Pucihar

PassO – New Circular Pattern Lock Scheme Evaluation

Sukanya Vaddepalli, Shree Nivas, Gokul Chettoor Jayakrishnan, Gangadhara Sirigireddy, Vijayanand Banahatti, Sachin Lodha

Let's Go There: Voice and Pointing Together in VR

Sin, Jaisie


Advocating for Users’ Privacy Protections: A Case study of COVID-19 apps

Tanusree Sharma, Tian Wang, Masooda Bashir

Paper Session 6

Text & Messaging​
Thursday @ 11am and 7pm (CEST)

Characterizing the Mobile Microtask Writing Process

Tal August (University of Washington), Shamsi Iqbal (Microsoft Research), Michael Gamon (Microsoft), Mark Encarnación (Microsoft Research)

STAT: Subtle Typing Around the Thigh for Head-Mounted Displays

Jay Henderson (University of Waterloo), Jessy Ceha (University of Waterloo), Edward Lank (University of Waterloo)

Messaging Beyond Texts with Real-time Image Suggestions

Joon-Gyum Kim (KAIST), Taesik Gong (KAIST), Kyungsik Han (Ajou University), Juho Kim (KAIST), JeongGil Ko (Yonsei Univeristy), Sung-Ju Lee (KAIST)

Investigating Performance and Usage of Input Methods for Soft Keyboard Hotkeys

Katherine Fennedy (Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD)), Sylvain Malacria (Inria), Hyowon Lee (Dublin City University), Simon Tangi Perrault (Singapore University of Technology and Design)

VoiceMessage++: Augmented Voice Recordings for Mobile Instant Messaging

Gabriel Haas (Institute of Media Informatics), Jan Gugenheimer (Institut Polytechnique de Paris), Enrico Rukzio (University of Ulm)

Day 5

Friday 9th of October

Paper Session 7

Time: 9am and 5pm (CEST)
Audio Input & Output

Poster & Demo Session 4

Time: 10am and 6pm (CEST)
Exercising & Performance

Paper Session 8

Time: 11am and 7pm (CEST)
Transport II: Automotive

Closing Keynote & Remarks

Time: 12pm and 8pm (CEST)
Speaker: Dietrich Manstetten​

Paper Session 7

Audio Input & Output​
Friday @ 9am and 5pm

LiveSnippets: Voice-based Live Authoring of Multimedia Articles about Experiences

Hyeongcheol Kim (National University of Singapore), Shengdong Zhao (National University of Singapore), Can Liu (City University of Hong Kong), Kotaro Hara (Singapore Management University)

Characterizing the Effect of Audio Degradation on Privacy Perception And Inference Performance in Audio-Based Human Activity Recognition

Dawei Liang (The University of Texas at Austin), Wenting Song (The University of Texas at Austin), Edison Thomaz (The University of Texas at Austin)

Augmenting Conversational Agents with Ambient Acoustic Contexts

Chunjong Park (University of Washington), Chulhong Min (Nokia Bell Labs), Sourav Bhattacharya (Samsung AI Centre, Cambridge), Fahim Kawsar (Nokia Bell Labs)

See What I'm Saying? Comparing Intelligent Personal Assistant Use for Native and Non-native Language Speakers

Yunhan Wu (University College Dublin), Daniel John Rough (University College Dublin), Anna Bleakley (University College Dublin), Justin Edwards (University College Dublin), Orla Cooney (University College Dublin), Philip Doyle (University College Dublin), Leigh Clark (Swansea University), Benjamin R. Cowan (University College Dublin)

''They Like to Hear My Voice'': Exploring Usage Behavior in Speech-Based Mobile Instant Messaging

Gabriel Haas (Institute of Media Informatics), Jan Gugenheimer (Institut Polytechnique de Paris), Jan Ole Rixen (Institute of Media Informatics), Florian Schaub (University of Michigan), Enrico Rukzio (University of Ulm)

Poster & Demo Session 4

Exercising & Performance
Friday @ 10am and 6pm (CEST)


All Tomorrow's Parties - Empowerment Game for Young Adults

Stefanie Groessbacher

Having a Heart Time? A Wearable-based Biofeedback System

Constantinides, Marios

StrengthGaming: Enabling Dynamic Repetition Tempo in Strength Training-based Exergame Design - Exercising

Lai, Sih-Pin

On the Impact of Context-Aware Notifications on Exercising

Negar Haghbin, Marta Kersten-Oertel


Performance of Mobile Users on Side Drawer and Bottom Drawer Menus

Khalid Majrashi, Shiroq Al-Megren

Interaction (f)or Recall? Evaluating Recall on Large Screens

Andrea Nutsi, Michael Koch

Impact of using UI Design Patterns on the Workload of Rapid Prototyping of Smartphone Applications: An Experimental Study

Sarah Suleri, Yeganeh Hajimiri, Prof. Dr. Matthias Jarke

Enrico: A Dataset for Topic Modeling of Mobile UI Designs

Luis Leiva, Asutosh Hota, Antti Oulasvirta

The Effect of Latency on Micro Instructions in Mobile AR

Varunyu Fuvattanasilp, Matjaž Kljun, Hirokazu Kato, Klen Čopič Pucihar

Paper Session 8

Transport II: Automotive​
Friday @ 11am and 7pm (CEST)

“I'd like an Explanation for That!” Exploring Reactions to Unexpected Autonomous Driving

Gesa Wiegand (fortiss), Malin Eiband (LMU Munich), Maximilian Haubelt (LMU Munich), Heinrich Hussmann (LMU Munich)

What If Your Car Would Care? Exploring Use Cases For Affective Automotive User Interfaces

Michael Braun (BMW Group Research, New Technologies, Innovations), Jingyi Li (LMU Munich), Florian Weber (BMW Group Research, New Technologies, Innovations), Bastian Pfleging (Eindhoven University of Technology), Andreas Butz (LMU Munich), Florian Alt (Bundeswehr University Munich)

Increasing User Experience and Trust in Automated Vehicles via an Ambient Light Display

Andreas Löcken (Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt), Anna-Katharina Frison (Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt), Vanessa Fahn (Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt), Dominik Kreppold (Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt), Maximilian Götz (Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt), Andreas Riener (Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt)

A Long-Term Evaluation of Adaptive Interface Design for Mobile Transit Information

Oscar J. Romero (Carnegie Mellon University), Alexander Haig (Carnegie Mellon University), Lynn Kirabo (Carnegie Mellon University), Qian Yang (Carnegie Mellon University), John Zimmerman (Carnegie Mellon University), Anthony Tomasic (Carnegie Mellon University), Aaron Steinfeld (Carnegie Mellon University)

Closing Keynote & Remarks

Friday @ 12pm and 8pm (CEST)

Closing Keynote

Speaker: Dietrich Manstetten
Titel: The Evolution of Driver Monitoring Systems: A Shortened Story on Past, Current and Future Approaches How Cars Acquire Knowledge About the Driver’s State​

Closing Remarks

Susanne Boll & Simon Perrault (Mobile HCI 2020 General Chairs)
Jessica Cauchard & Marcos Serrano (MobileHCI 2021 General Chairs)