UIST '98 Advance Program


Sunday | Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday

Formal Demos | Paper Demos | Informal Demos


SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 1

4:00 - 7:00 pm Registration in the Vanderbilt Room

5:00 - 7:00 pm Opening Reception at the Tonga Room


MONDAY, NOVEMBER 2

9:00 - 9:30 am Introductory Remarks

Elizabeth Mynatt, Georgia Institute of Technology

Robert Jacob, Tufts University

9:30 - 10:00 am Opening Plenary

The Jini Approach to Distributed Computing

Jim Waldo, Jini Architect & Senior Staff Engineer

Sun Microsystems

10:30 - 11:00 am Break and Refreshments

11:00 - 12:00 am Working the Web

Scratchpad: Mechanisms for Better Navigation in Directed Web Searching

Dale Newfield, Bhupinder Singh Sethi, and Kathy Ryall

University of Virginia

Internet Scrapbook: Automating Web Browsing Tasks by Demonstration

Atsushi Sugiura and Yoshiyuki Koseki

NEC Corporation

12:00 - 1:45 pm Lunch

1:45 - 3:15 pm Visualization

Constant Density Visualizations of Non-uniform Distributions of Data

Allison Woodruff, James Landay, and Michael Stonebraker

University of California, Berkeley

Interactive Visualization of Serial Periodic Data

John Carlis and Joseph A. Konstan

University of Minnesota

Popup Vernier: A Tool for Sub-Pixel-Pitch Dragging with a Smooth Mode Shifting Method

Yuji Ayatsuka, University of Tokyo

Jun Rekimoto, Sony Computer Science Laboratory Inc.

Satoshi Matsuoka, Tokyo Institute of Technology

3:15 - 4:15 pm Break and Refreshments

Formal, Paper, and Informal Demos

4:15 - 5:30 pm More than a Mouse

Interaction and Modeling Techniques for Desktop Two-Handed Input

Ken Hinckley, Mary Czerwinski, and Mike Sinclair

Microsoft Research

An Insidious Haptic Invasion: Adding Force Feedback to the X Desktop

Timothy Miller and Robert Zeleznik

Brown University

Don't Click, Paint! Using Toggle Maps to Manipulate Sets of Toggle Switches (TechNote)

Patrick Baudisch

Integrated Publication and Information Systems Institute (IPSI), German National Research Center for Information Technology (GMD)

6:30 - 7:30 pm Banquet

7:30 - 9:00 pm Panel

Artists and Technologists Working Together

Jon Meyer, New York University

Loretta Staples, University of Michigan School of Art & Design

Scott Minneman, Xerox PARC

Michael Naimark, Interval Research Corp.

Andrew Glassner, Microsoft Research


TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3

9:00 - 10:30 Blurring the Physical and Virtual

A User Interface Using Fingerprint Recognition -- Holding Data Objects and Commands on Fingers

Atsushi Sugiura and Yoshiyuki Koseki

NEC Corporation

Informative Things: How to Attach Information to the Real World

Rob Barrett and Paul P. Maglio

IBM Almaden Research Center

The Programmable Hinge: Toward Computationally Enhanced Crafts

Thomas Wrensch and Michael Eisenberg

University of Colorado

10:30 - 11:00 am Break and Refreshments

11:00 - 12:00 am Zoomable User Interfaces

Critical Zones in Desert Fog: Aids to Multiscale Navigation

Susanne Jul and George W. Furnas

University of Michigan

MuSE: A Multi-Scale Editor

George W. Furnas and Xiaolong Zhang

University of Michigan

12:00 - 1:45 pm Lunch

1:45 - 3:15 pm Enabling Architectures

A Negotiation Architecture for Fluid Documents

Bay-Wei Chang, Jock D. Mackinlay, Polle Zellweger, and Takeo Igarashi

Xerox PARC

Supporting Worker Independence in Collaboration Transparency

James Begole, Mary Beth Rosson, and Clifford A. Shaffer

Virginia Tech

Graphical Query Specification and Dynamic Result Previews for a Digital Library

Steve Jones

University of Waikato, New Zealand

3:15 - 4:15 pm Break and Refreshments

Formal, Paper and Informal Demos

4:15 - 5:45 pm Information Rich Worlds

Data Mountain: Using Spatial Memory for Document Management

George Robertson, Mary Czerwinski, Kevin Larson, Daniel C. Robbins, David Thiel, and Maarten van Dantzich

Microsoft Research

Audio Hallway: A Virtual Acoustic Environment for Browsing

Chris Schmandt

M.I.T. Media Laboratory

Of Vampire Mirrors and Privacy Lamps: Privacy Management in Multi-User Augmented Environments (TechNote)

Andreas Butz, Clifford Beshers, and Steven Feiner

Dept. of Computer Science, Columbia University

Path Drawing for 3D Walkthrough (TechNote)

Takeo Igarashi, Rieko Kadobayashi, Kenji Mase, and Hidehiko Tanaka

Dept. of Info. Engineering, Univ. of Tokyo and ATR Media Integration & Communications Research Laboratories

5:45 - 6:15 pm Town Hall Meeting


WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4

9:00 - 10:30 am Closing Plenary

Storytelling, Ping Pong, and Improvisation

Adele Goldberg, Neometron

Greg Lynch, Studio/Labs

10:30 - 11:00 am Break and Refreshments

11:00 - 12:00 am Roundtable on Augmented Reality and Perceptual User Interfaces

Perceptual UI: Where Are We and Where Are We Going?

Matthew Turk, Ken Hinckley, George Robertson, Microsoft Research

Enabling and Utilizing Augmented Reality Reseach and Technology

Reinhold Behringer, Rockwell Science Center

12:00 - 1:45 pm Lunch

1:45 - 3:15 pm Structuring Pen Input

Spatial Interpretation of Domain Objects Integrated into a Freeform Electronic Whiteboard

Thomas P. Moran, William van Melle, and Patrick Chiu

Xerox PARC

Automatic Construction of Intelligent Diagram Editors

Sitt Sen Chok and Kim Marriott

Monash University, Australia

A Dynamic Grouping Technique for Ink and Audio Notes

Patrick Chiu and Lynn Wilcox

FX Palo Alto Laboratory

3:15 - 3:45 pm Break and Refreshments

3:45 - 5:00 pm Fast Pen Input

The Music Notepad

Andrew Forsberg, Mark Dieterich, and Robert Zeleznik

Brown University

Integrating Pen Operations for Composition by Example (TechNote)

Toshiyuki Masui

Sony Computer Science Laboratory Inc.

Cirrin: A word-level unistroke keyboard for pen input (TechNote)

Jennifer Mankoff and Gregory D. Abowd

GVU Center, College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology

Quikwriting: Continuous Stylus-based Text Entry (TechNote)

Ken Perlin

Media Research Laboratory, Dept. of Computer Science, New York University



Formal Demo Program

A Multiple Timeline Editor for Developing Multi-threaded Animated Interfaces

David Wolber

University of San Francisco

A Framework for Sharing Handwritten Notes

Richard Davis, James Lin, James Landay

University of California, Berkeley

Jason Brotherton

Georgia Institute of Technology

Bill Schilit, Morgan Price

FX Palo Alto Laboratory

PadPrints: Graphical Multiscale Web Histories

Ron R. Hightower, Laura T. Ring, Jonathan I. Helfman, Benjamin B. Bederson, James D. Hollan

University of New Mexico



Paper Demo Program

Popup Vernier: A Tool for Sub-Pixel-Pitch Dragging with a Smooth Mode Shifting Method

Yuji Ayatsuka, University of Tokyo

Jun Rekimoto, Sony Computer Science Laboratory Inc.

Satoshi Matsuoka, Tokyo Institute of Technology

Data Mountain: Using Spatial Memory for Document Management

George Robertson, Mary Czerwinski, Kevin Larson, Daniel C. Robbins, David Thiel, and Maarten van Dantzich

Microsoft Research

Supporting Worker Independence in Collaboration Transparency

James Begole, Mary Beth Rosson, and Clifford A. Shaffer

Virginia Tech

A Negotiation Architecture for Fluid Documents

Bay-Wei Chang, Jock D. Mackinlay, Polle Zellweger, and Takeo Igarashi

Xerox PARC

An Insidious Haptic Invasion: Adding Force Feedback to the X Desktop

Timothy Miller and Robert Zeleznik

Brown University

The Music Notepad

Andrew Forsberg, Mark Dieterich, and Robert Zeleznik

Brown University

Quikwriting: Continuous Stylus-based Text Entry (TechNote)

Ken Perlin

Media Research Laboratory, Dept. of Computer Science, New York University

Don't Click, Paint! Using Toggle Maps to Manipulate Sets of Toggle Switches (TechNote)

Patrick Baudisch

Integrated Publication and Information Systems Institute (IPSI), German National Research Center for Information Technology (GMD)

Critical Zones in Desert Fog: Aids to Multiscale Navigation

Susanne Jul and George W. Furnas

University of Michigan

Interactive Visualization of Serial Periodic Data

John Carlis and Joseph A. Konstan

University of Minnesota

Automatic Construction of Intelligent Diagram Editors

Sitt Sen Chok and Kim Marriott

Monash University, Australia

Cirrin: A word-level unistroke keyboard for pen input (TechNote)

Jennifer Mankoff and Gregory D. Abowd

GVU Center, College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology

Integrating Pen Operations for Composition by Example (TechNote)

Toshiyuki Masui

Sony Computer Science Laboratory Inc.



Informal Demo Program

We will have some open demo stations (including a monitor and a Sun or PC) for informal demos by UIST attendees. First come, first served. Contact Blair MacIntyre,
blair@cc.gatech.edu, for more information.