February 15-17 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
Theme of the CCT, 14th Annual Mardi Gras Conference

Conference Program

Several presentations online: The presentation slides of several talks including the 2 minute madnesses are online. If you want your slides to appear as well, please do not hesitate to email them directly to Paul Holleis. Updated 2007-03-15.

Thursday, February 15th
08.00 Registration
09.00 Welcome and Opening
Brygg Ulmer, Albrecht Schmidt
09.30 Keynote Speaker
Tom Rodden, Professor, Mixed Reality Laboratory (MRL), University of Nottingham, Director, Equator
10.30 Break
11.00 Two Minute Madness (1) (slides 5MB)
Chair: Matthias Kranz
Short presentation of exhibits and posters

  Reclaiming Public Space - Designing for Public Interaction with Private Devices
Eva Eriksson, Thomas Riisgaard Hansen, Andreas Lykke-Olesen
  Tilting Table: A Movable Screen
Hyun-Jean Lee, Madhur Khandelwal, Ali Mazalek
  The Card Box at Hand: Exploring the Potentials of a Paper-Based Tangible Interface for Education and Research in Art History
Tanja Döring, Steffi Beckhaus
  The Meatbook: Tangible and Visceral Interaction
Aaron Levisohn, Jayme Cochrane, Diane Gromala, Jinsil Seo
  Weathergods: tangible interaction in a digital tabletop game
Saskia Bakker, Debby Vorstenbosch, Elise van den Hoven, Gerard Hollemans, Tom Bergman
  Giving Materials a Voice
Hannah Regier
  The reacTable: Exploring the Synergy between Live Music Performance and Tabletop Tangible Interfaces (movie wmv, 12MB)
Sergi Jorda, Günter Geiger, Marcos Alonso, Martin Kaltenbrunner
  Designing Tangible Programming Languages for Classroom Use
Michael Horn, Robert Jacob
  Lessons from an AR Book study
Andreas Dünser, Eva Hornecker
  Exploring Ambient Sound Techniques in the Design of Responsive Environments for Children
Milena Droumeva, Alissa Antle, Ron Wakkary
  Freequent Traveller (sushu.de/free, slides)
Susanne Schuricht (University of the Arts Berlin, Germany)
Tobias Schmidt (University of the Arts Berlin, Germany)
  A Physical Approach to Tangible Interaction Design
Mads Jensen
11.30 Connectedness (1)
Chair: Ali Mazalek

11.30 A Tangible User Interface for Multi-User Awareness Systems
Richard Etter, Carsten Röcker
11.45 Keep in Touch: A Tactile-Vision Intimate Interface
Nima Motamedi
12.00 Poster & Exhibits (1)
12.30 Lunch
13.30 Integrating the Virtual and the Physical
Chair: Trevor Pering

13.30 Physical Interventions in a Location Based Cultural Narrative: A Case Study of Embedded Media in Public Space Installations
Amanda Parkes, Jussi Angesleva
13.50 VoodooFlash: Authoring across Physical and Digital Form
Wolfgang Spiessl, Nicolas Villar, Hans Gellersen, Albrecht Schmidt
14.10 PaperPoint: A Paper-Based Presentation and Interactive Paper Prototyping Tool
Beat Signer, Moira Norrie
14.30 StickySpots: Using Location to Embed Technology in the Social Practices of the Home
Kathryn Elliot, Carman Neustaedter, Saul Greenberg
14.50 Discussion
15.00 Break
15.30 Poster & Exhibits (2)
16.00 The Expressive Character of Interaction
Chair: Peter Gall Krogh

16.00 Design Research & Tangible Interaction (slides)
Elise van den Hoven, Joep, Dima Aliakseyeu, Jean-Bernard Martens, Kees Overbeeke, Peter Peters
16.20 Explicit Interaction for Surgical Rehabilitation
Tomas Sokoler, Jonas Löwgren, Mette Agger Eriksen, Per Linde, Stefan Olofsson
16.40 Simplicity in Interaction Design
Angela Chang, James Gouldstone, Jamie Zigelbaum, Hiroshi Ishii
17.00 Image Schemas and Their Metaphorical Extensions – Intuitive Patterns for Tangible Interaction
Joern Hurtienne, Johann Habakuk Israel
17.20 Discussion
17.30 Move to LSU Campus
19.30 Banquet Dinner
LSU, Faculty Club
Friday, February 16th
09.00 Learning through Physical Interaction
Chair: Orit Shaer

09.00 Do tangible interfaces enhance learning? (slides)
Paul Marshall
09.20 Teaching Table: A tangible mentor for pre-K math education
Madhur Khandelwal, Ali Mazalek
09.40 Designing for Diversity: Developing Complex Adaptive Tangible Products
Bart Hengeveld, Caroline Hummels, Riny Voort
10.00 The CTI Framework: Informing the Design of Tangible Systems for Children
Alissa Antle
10.20 Discussion
11.00 Two Minute Madness (2) (slides 4MB)
Chair: Matthias Kranz
Short presentation of exhibits and posters

  Remote Active Tangible Interactions (slides)
Jan Richter, Bruce Thomas, Maki Sugimoto, Masahiko Inami
  reacTIVision: A Computer-Vision Framework for Table-Based Tangible Interaction
Martin Kaltenbrunner, Ross Bencina
  Siftables: Towards Sensor Network User Interfaces
David Merrill, Jeevan Kalanithi, Pattie Maes
  A Malleable Control Structure for Softwired User Interfaces
Nicolas Villar, Hans Gellersen
  Using Magnets in Physical Blocks That Behave As Programming Objects
Andrew Smith
  Collaborative Ambient Systems by Blow Displays
Mitsuru Minakuchi, Satoshi Nakamura
  Brand consciousness as a driving design force
Peter Shultz
  TagTiles: optimal challenge in educational electronics
Janneke Verhaegh, Willem Fontijn, Jettie Hoonhout
  Smart Blocks: A Tangible Mathematical Manipulative
Audrey Girouard, Erin Treacy Solovey, Leanne Hirshfield, Stacey Ecott, Orit Shaer, Robert Jacob
  CabBoots – Shoes with integrated Guidance System
Martin Frey
  When is Role Playing really experiential? Case studies
Stella Boess, Daniel Saakes, Caroline Hummels
  Context-Aware Kitchen Utilities
Matthias Kranz, Alexis Maldonado, Benedikt Hörnler, Radu Rusu, Michael Beetz, Gerhard Rigoll, Albrecht Schmidt
11.30 Poster & Exhibits (3)
12.00 Lunch
13.30 Connectedness (2)
Chair: Martin Kaltenbrunner

13.30 The Tangible Video Editor: Collaborative Video Editing with Active Tokens
Jamie Zigelbaum, Michael Horn, Orit Shaer, Robert Jacob
13.50 PillowTalk: Can We Afford Intimacy?
Thecla Schiphorst, Frank Nack, Michiel Kauwatjoe, Simon de Bakker, Stock Stock, Lora Aroyo, Angel Perez Rosillio, Hielke Schut
14.10 A Handle on What's Going On: Combining Tangible Interfaces and Ambient Displays for Collaborative Groups
Johanna Brewer, Amanda Williams, Paul Dourish
14.30 Distributed Physical Interfaces With Shared Phidgets
Nicolai Marquardt, Saul Greenberg
14.50 Discussion
15.00 Break
15.30 Body Movements
Chair: Thecla Schiphorst

15.30 Gesture Connect: Facilitating Tangible Interaction With a Flick Of The Wrist
Trevor Pering, Yaw Anokwa, Roy Want
15.50 Tap Input as an Embedded Interaction Method for Mobile Devices (slides)
Sami Ronkainen, Jonna Hakkila, Saana Kaleva, Ashley Colley, Jukka Linjama
16.10 The Feel Dimension of Technology Interaction: Exploring Tangibles through Movement and Touch
Astrid Larssen, Toni Robertson, Jenny Edwards
16.30 From Hand-Held to Body-Worn: Embodied Experiences of the Design and Use of a Wearable Movement-Based Interaction Concept (slides 6MB)
Jin Moen
16.50 Discussion
17.00 TEI in 2008 and beyond
17.30 Move to Shaw Center
19.00-21.00 Reception
Shaw Center, Brunner Gallery
Saturday, February 17th
09.00 Context Dependency and Physical Adaptability
Chair: Nicolas Villar

09.00 Tangible user interfaces for configuration practices
Larisa Sitorus, Shan Shan Cao, Jacob Buur
09.20 Using Personal Objects as Tangible Interfaces for Memory Recollection and Sharing
Elena Mugellini, Elisa Rubegni, Sandro Gerardi, Omar Abou Khaled
09.40 Actuation and Tangible User Interfaces: the Vaucanson Duck, Robots, and Shape Displays
Ivan Poupyrev, Tatsushi Nashida, Makoto Okabe
10.00 Spatializing Real Time Interactive Environments
Nimish Biloria
10.20 Discussion
10.30 Break
11.00 Panel Discussion
Chair: TBA
12.00 Closing and lunch
12.30 Load buses for New Orleans Mardi Gras Trip
13.00 Buses depart


Accepted Contributions

A Handle on What's Going On: Combining Tangible Interfaces and Ambient Displays for Collaborative Groups
Johanna Brewer (University of California, Irvine, US)
Amanda Williams (University of California, Irvine, US)
Paul Dourish (University of California, Irvine, US)
A Knife and a Cutting Board as Implicit User Interface - Towards Context-Aware Kitchen Utilities
Matthias Kranz (University of Munich, Germany)
Alexis Maldonado (Technische Universität München, Germany)
Benedikt Hörnler (Technische Universität München, Germany)
Radu Rusu (Technische Universität München, Germany)
Michael Beetz (Technische Universität München, Germany)
Gerhard Rigoll (Technische Universität München, Germany)
Albrecht Schmidt (University of Munich, Germany)
A Malleable Control Structure for Softwired User Interfaces
Nicolas Villar (Lancaster University, UK)
Hans Gellersen (Lancaster University, UK)
A Physical Approach to Tangible Interaction Design
Mads Jensen (University of Southern Denmark, Denmark)
A Tangible User Interface for Multi-User Awareness Systems
Richard Etter (Fraunhofer IPSI, Germany)
Carsten Röcker (Fraunhofer IPSI, Germany)
Actuation and Tangible User Interfaces: Vaucanson duck, Robots and Shape Displays
Ivan Poupyrev (Sony CSL, Japan)
Tatsushi Nashida (Sony Design Center, Japan)
Makoto Okabe (Tokyo University, Japan)
Beyond video – choosing the right medium for a media rich interaction.
Peter Shultz (Art Center College of Design, US)
CabBoots- Shoes with integrated Guidance System
Martin Frey (UdK Berlin, Germany)
Collaborative Ambient Systems by Blow Displays
Mitsuru Minakuchi (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan)
Satoshi Nakamura (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan)
Design Research & Tangible Interaction (slides)
Elise van den Hoven (Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands)
Joep Frens (Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands)
Dima Aliakseyeu (Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands)
Jean-Bernard Martens (Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands)
Kees Overbeeke (Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands)
Peter Peters (Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands)
Designing for Diversity: Developing Complex Adaptive Tangible Products
Bart Hengeveld (University of Technology Delft, Netherlands)
Caroline Hummels (Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), Netherlands)
Riny Voort (Viataal-Research, Development & Support (RDS), Netherlands)
Designing Tangible Programming Languages for Classroom Use
Michael Horn (Tufts University, US)
Robert Jacob (Tufts University, US)
Distributed Physical Interfaces With Shared Phidgets
Nicolai Marquardt (Bauhaus-University Weimar, Germany)
Saul Greenberg (University of Calgary, Canada)
Do tangible interfaces enhance learning? (slides)
Paul Marshall (Open University, UK)
Explicit interaction for surgical rehabilitation
Tomas Sokoler (K3, Malmö University, Sweden)
Jonas Löwgren (Malmö University, Sweden)
Mette Agger Eriksen (Malmö University, Sweden)
Per Linde (Malmö University, Sweden)
Stefan Olofsson (Malmö University, Sweden)
Exploring Ambient Sound Techniques in the Design of Responsive Environments for Children
Milena Droumeva (Simon Fraser Unversity, Canada)
Alissa Antle (Simon Fraser University, Canada)
Ron Wakkary (Simon Fraser University, Canada)
Freequent Traveller (sushu.de/free, slides)
Susanne Schuricht (University of the Arts Berlin, Germany)
Tobias Schmidt (University of the Arts Berlin, Germany)
Co-writer of the paper: Michael Hohl (Sheffield Hallam University, UK)
Co-writer of the paper: Mirjam Struppek (Interactionfield - Urban Media Research Berlin, Germany)
From Hand-Held to Body-Worn: Embodied Experiences of the Design and Use of a Wearable Movement-Based Interaction Concept (slides 6MB)
Jin Moen (Interactive Institute; Moement R&D, Sweden)
Gesture Connect: Facilitating Tangible Interaction With a Flick Of The Wrist
Trevor Pering (Intel Research, US)
Roy Want (Intel Research, US)
Yaw Anokwa (University of Washington, US)
Giving Materials a Voice
Hannah Regier (Art Center College of Design, US)
Image Schemas and Their Metaphorical Extensions – Intuitive Patterns for Tangible Interaction
Joern Hurtienne (Technische Universität Berlin, Germany)
Johann Habakuk Israel (Fraunhofer-Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology IPK, Germany)
Keep in Touch: A Tactile-Vision Intimate Interface
Nima Motamedi (Simon Fraser University, Canada)
Lessons from an AR Book study
Andreas Dünser (HIT Lab NZ, University of Canterbury, New Zealand)
Eva Hornecker (HIT Lab NZ, University of Canterbury, New Zealand)
PaperPoint: A Paper-Based Presentation and Interactive Paper Prototyping Toolkit
Beat Signer (ETH Zurich, Switzerland)
Moira Norrie (ETH Zurich, Switzerland)
Physical Interventions in a Location Based Cultural Narrative: A Case Study of Embedded Media in Public Space Installations
Amanda Parkes (MIT Media Lab, US)
Jussi Angesleva (University of Arts Berlin, Germany)
PillowTalk: Can We Afford Intimacy?
Thecla Schiphorst (Simon Fraser University, Canada)
Frank Nack (V2_ Institute for the Unstable Media, Netherlands)
Michiel Kauwatjoe (V2_ Institute for the Unstable Media, Netherlands)
Simon de Bakker (V2_ Institute for the Unstable Media, Canada)
Stock Stock (V2_ Institute for the Unstable Media, Netherlands)
Hielke Schut (Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands)
Lora Aroyo (Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands)
Angel Perez (Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands)
reacTIVision: A Computer-Vision Framework for Table-Based Tangible Interaction
Martin Kaltenbrunner (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain)
Ross Bencina (Sonic Fritter Pty Ltd, Australia)
Reclaiming Public Space - Designing for Public Interaction with Private Devices
Eva Eriksson (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden)
Thomas Riisgaard Hansen (University of Aarhus, Denmark)
Andreas Lykke-Olesen (Aarhus School of Architecture, Denmark)
Remote Active Tangible Interactions (slides)
Jan Richter (University of South Australia, Australia)
Bruce Thomas (University of South Australia - Wearable Computer Lab, Australia)
Maki Sugimoto (The University of Electro-Communications, Japan)
Masahiko Inami (University of Electro-Communications, Japan)
Simplicity in Interaction Design
Angela Chang (MIT, US)
James Gouldstone (MIT Media Lab, US)
Jamie Zigelbaum (MIT Media Lab, US)
Smart Blocks: A Tangible Mathematical Manipulative
Audrey Girouard (Tufts University, US)
Erin Treacy (Tufts University, US)
Leanne Hirshfield (Tufts University, US)
Stacey Ecott (Tufts University, US)
Orit Shaer (Tufts University, US)
Robert Jacob (Tufts University, US)
Spatializing Real Time Interactive Environments
Nimish Biloria (TU Delft, Netherlands)
StickySpots: Using Location to Embed Technology in the Social Practices of the Home
Kathryn Elliot (University of Calgary, Canada)
Carman Neustaedter (University of Calgary, Canada)
Saul Greenberg (University of Calgary, Canada)
TagTiles: optimal challenge in educational electronics
Janneke Verhaegh (Philips Research Europe, Netherlands)
Willem Fontijn (Philips Research, Netherlands)
Jettie Hoonhout (Philips Research, Netherlands)
Tangible Image Studio: Augmented Reality Based Tangible Interface Tool for Digital Imaging
Jung-ah Hwang (KAIST, South Korea)
Tek-jin Nam (KAIST, South Korea)
Tangible interaction in tabletop games: comparing iconic and symbolic play pieces
Saskia Bakker (Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands)
Debby Vorstenbosch (Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands)
Elise van den Hoven (Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands)
Gerard Hollemans (Philips Research Laboratories Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Tom Bergman (Philips Research Laboratories Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Tangible user interfaces for configuration practices
Larisa Sitorus (University of Southern Denmark, Denmark)
Shan Shan Cao (University of Southern Denmark, Denmark)
Jacob Buur (University of Southern Denmark, Denmark)
Tap Input as an Embedded Interaction Method for Mobile Devices (slides)
Sami Ronkainen (Nokia, Finland)
Jonna Hakkila (Nokia, Finland)
Jukka Linjama (Nokia, Finland)
Ashley Colley (Nokia, Finland)
Saana Kaleva (Nokia, Finland)
Teaching Table: A tangible mentor for pre-K math education (slides)
Madhur Khandelwal (Georgia Institute of Technology, US)
Ali Mazalek (Georgia Institute of Technology, US)
The card box at hand
Tanja Döring (University of Hamburg, Germany)
Steffi Beckhaus (University of Hamburg, Germany)
The CTI Framework: Informing the Design of Tangible and Spatial Interactive Systems for Children (slides)
Alissa Antle (Simon Fraser University, Canada)
The Feel Dimension of Technology Interaction: Exploring Tangibles through Movement and Touch
Astrid Larssen (University of Technology Sydney, Australia)
Toni Robertson (University of Technology Sydney, Australia)
Jenny Edwards (University of Technology Sydney, Australia)
The Meatbook: Tangible and Visceral Interaction
Aaron Levisohn (Simon Fraser University, Canada)
Jayme Cochrane (Simon Fraser University, Canada)
Diane Gromala (Simon Fraser University, Canada)
Jinsil Seo (Simon Fraser University, Canada)
The reacTable: Exploring the Synergy between Live Music Performance and Tabletop Tangible Interfaces
Sergi Jorda (Pompeu Fabra University, Spain)
Günter Geiger (Pompeu Fabra University, Spain)
Martin Kaltenbrunner (Pompeu Fabra University, Spain)
Marcos Alonso (Pompeu Fabra University, Spain)
The Tangible Video Editor: Collaborative Video Editing with Active Tokens
Jamie Zigelbaum (MIT Media Lab, US)
Michael Horn (Tufts University, US)
Orit Shaer (Tufts University, US)
Robert Jacob (Tufts University, US)
Tilting Table: A Movable Screen
Hyun-Jean Lee (Georgia Institute of Technology, US)
Ali Mazalek (Georgia Institute of Technology, US)
Madhur Khandelwal (Georgia Institute of Technology, US)
Towards Sensor Network User Interfaces
David Merrill (MIT Media Laboratory, US)
Jeevan Kalanithi (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US)
Using Magnets in Physical Blocks That Behave As Programming Objects
Andrew Smith (African Advanced Institute for Information & Communications Technology, South Africa)
Using Personal Objects as Tangible Interfaces for Memory Recollection and Sharing
Elena Mugellini (University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland, Fribourg, Switzerland)
Elisa Rubegni (University of Siena, Italy)
Sandro Gerardi (University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland, Fribourg, Switzerland)
Omar Abou Khaled (University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland, Fribourg, Switzerland)
VoodooFlash: Authoring across Physical and Digital Form
Wolfgang Spiessl (Research Group Embedded Interaction, University of Munich, Germany)
Nicolas Villar (Lancaster University, UK)
Hans Gellersen (Lancaster University, UK)
Albrecht Schmidt (University of Munich, Germany)
When is Role Playing really experiential? Case studies.
Stella Boess (Delft University of Technology, Netherlands)
Daniel Saakes (Delft University of Technology, Netherlands)
Caroline Hummels (Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), Netherlands)

Program and Proceedings

The Proceedings will be available in printed form at the conference and will be archived in the ACM Digital Library.