Xing-Dong Yang

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

My research interests span a wide spectrum of topics in human-computer interaction (HCI), with a specific emphasis on developing input technologies, novel interaction techniques, and novel augmentations for mobile and wearable devices.

Personal Website
Sudikoff 211
HB 6211
Department:
Computer Science
Education:
B.S. University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
M.S. University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
PhD University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Post-Doc, iLab, University of Calgary, Canada

Selected Publications

M. Serrano, B. Ens, X. D. Yang, and P. Irani (2015). Gluey: Developing a Head-Worn Display Interface to Unify the Interaction Experience in Distributed Display Environments. In Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI'15), (To appear)

T. Seyed, X. D. Yang, A. Tang, S. Greenberg, J. Gu, B. Zhu, and X. Cao (2015). CipherCard: Enhancing Security on Common Touchscreen Devices using Two-factor Authentication. In Proceedings of the IFIP conference on Human-Computer interaction (INTERACT'15), (To appear).

A. Nittala, X. D. Yang, S. Bateman, E. Sharlin, and S. Greenberg (2015). PhoneEar: Interactions for Mobile Devices that Hear High-Frequency Sound-Encoded Data. In Proceedings of the ACM SIGCHI Symposium on Engineering Interactive Computing Systems (EICS’15), 174-179.

R. Tang, X. D Yang, S. Bateman, J. Jorge, and A. Tang. (2015). Physio@Home: Exploring visual guidance and feedback techniques for physiotherapy patients at home. In Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI'15), 4123-4132.

X. D. Yang, K. Hasan, N. Bruce, and P. Irani (2013). Surround-See: Enabling Peripheral Vision on Smartphones during Active Use. In Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on User Interface Software & Technology (UIST’13), 291-300.

M. Nancel, O. Chapuis, W. Pietriga, X. D. Yang, P. Irani, and M. Beaudouin-Lafon (2013). High-Precision Pointing on Large Wall Displays using Small Handheld Devices. In Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI'13), 831-840.

X. D. Yang, T. Grossman, D. Wigdor and G. Fitzmaurice. (2012). Magic Finger: Always-Available Input through Finger Instrumentation. In Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on User Interface Software & Technology (UIST’12), 147-156.

H. Zhang, X. D. Yang, B. Ens, H. N. Liang, P. Boulanger, and P. Irani (2012). See Me, See You: A Lightweight Method for Discriminating User Touches on Tabletop Displays. In Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI'12), 2327-2336.

K. Hasan, X. D. Yang, A. Bunt, and P. Irani (2012). A-Coord Input: Coordinating Auxiliary Input Streams for Augmenting Contextual Pen- Based Interactions. In Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI'12), 805-814.

K. Hasan, X. D. Yang, H. N. Liang and P. Irani. (2012). How to Position the Cursor?: An Exploration of Absolute and Relative Cursor Positioning for Back-of-Device Input. In Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI’12), 103-112.

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