Publication


[ 2019 ]

  • Attention Regulation Framework: Designing Self-Regulated Mindfulness Technologies. [PDF] | ACM

    Niksirat, K. S., Silpasuwanchai, C., Cheng, P., & Ren, X. (2019). ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction (TOCHI), 26(6), 39.

  • On Gesture Combination: An Exploration of a Solution to Augment Gesture Interaction. [PDF] | ACM

    Delamare, W., Silpasuwanchai, C., Sarcar, S., Shiraki, T., & Ren, X. (2019, November). In Proceedings of the 2019 ACM International Conference on Interactive Surfaces and Spaces (pp. 135-146). ACM.

  • Interacting with Autostereograms. [PDF] | ACM

    Delamare, W., Kim, J., Harada, D., Irani, P., & Ren, X. (2019, October). In Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (p. 30). ACM.

  • From UX to Engagement: Connecting Theory and Practice, Addressing Ethics and Diversity. [PDF] | Springer

    Ole Goethe, Kavous Salehzadeh Niksirat, Ilyena Hirskyj-Douglas, Huatong Sun, Effie L.-C. Law, Xiangshi Ren. (2019) Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction. Theory, Methods and Tools. HCII 2019.

  • Human-Engaged Computing: The Future of Human-Computer Interaction. [PDF] | Springer

    Xiangshi Ren, Chaklam Silpasuwanchai, John Cahill. (2019) CCF Transactions on Pervasive Computing and Interactions

  • Crossing-Based Selection with Virtual Reality Head-Mounted Displays. [CHI 2019]. [PDF] | ACM

    Huawei Tu, Susu Huang, Jiabin Yuan, Xiangshi Ren, Feng Tian. Proceedings of the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’19), Glasgow, UK

  • [Honorable Mention Award] An Analytic Model for Time Efficient Personal Hierarchies. [CHI 2019]. [PDF] | ACM

    William Delamare, Ali Neshati, Pourang Irani, Xiangshi Ren. Proceedings of the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’19), Glasgow, UK

  • HCI in China: Research Agenda, Education Curriculum, Industry Partnership, and Communities Building. [CHI 2019]. [PDF] | ACM

    Feng Tian, Xiangshi Ren, Xiangmin Fan, Wei Li, Haipeng Mi, Tun Lu, Chun Yu, and Dakuo Wang. In Extended Abstracts of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '19), Glasgow, UK

  • The relationship between flow proneness in everyday life and variations in the volume of gray matter in the dopaminergic system: a cross-sectional study. ELSEVIER

    Salehzadeh Niksirat, K., Park, K., Silpasuwanchai, C., Wang, Z., & Ren, X. (2019) Elsevier, Personality and Individual Differences, Volume 141, 2019, Pages 25-30, ISSN 0191-8869. (5-year impact factor: 2.39)

[ 2018 ]

  • Approaching Aesthetics on User Interface and Interaction Design. [ACM ISS 2018 Workshop]. [PDF] | ACM

    Chen Wang, Sayan Sarcar, Masaaki Kurosu, Jeffrey Bardzell, Antti Oulasvirta, Aliaksei Miniukovich, Xiangshi Ren, ISS'18 Proceeding, Pages 481-484

  • An Entropy-based Approach for Computing the Aesthetics of Interfaces. [ACM ISS Workshop Position Paper]. [PDF] | ACM

    Chen Wang, Xiangshi Ren, ISS'18 Companion Proceeding, Pages 57-61

  • Exploration of the Relationship between UIDL and Interface Computational Aesthetics. [ACM ISS Workshop Position Paper]. [PDF] | ACM

    Quan Wen, Chen Wang, Xiaoying Sun, Xiangshi Ren, ISS'18 Companion Proceeding, Pages 47-51

  • Designing Interactions for the Ageing Populations. [CHI Workshop 2018]. [PDF] | ACM

    Sayan Sarcar, Cosmin Munteanu, Jussi Jokinen, Antti Oulasvirta, Neil Charness, Mark Dunlop, Xiangshi Ren, CHI EA '18, No. W24

  • Approaching Engagement towards Human-Engaged Computing. [CHI SIG 2018]. [PDF] | ACM

    Kavous Salehzadeh Niksirat.,Sayan Sarcar.,Huatong Sun.,Effie L-C. Law., Torkil Clemmensen.,Jeffrey Bardzell.,Antti Oulasvirta.,Chaklam Silpasuwanchai.,Ann Light.,Xiangshi Ren., CHI EA '18, No. SIG14

  • Ability-Based Optimization of Touchscreen Interactions. [PDF] | IEEE

    Sayan Sarcar, Jussi Jokinen, Antti Oulasvirta, Zhenxin Wang, Chaklam Silpasuwanchai, Xiangshi Ren. IEEE Pervasive Computing (Special Issue on Accessibility), 2018.

  • Designing motion marking menus for people with visual impairments. [PDF] | ELSEVIER

    Nem Khan Dim, Kibum Kim, Xiangshi Ren., International Journal of Human-Computer Studies

[ 2017 ]

  • Enhancing Pen-based Interaction using Electrovibration and Vibration Haptic Feedback [CHI 2017]. [PDF] | ACM

    Wang, Q.,Ren, X.,Sun, X., Proceedings of the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’17), Denver, USA (May 6 – 11, 2017). pp. 3746-3750.

  • Designing Mobile Interactions for the Ageing Populations [CHI Workshops 2017]. [PDF] | ACM

    Sarcar, S.,Munteanu, C.,Jokinen, J.,Oulasvirta, A.,Silpasuwanchai, C.,Charness, N.,Dunlop, M.,Ren, X., Proceedings of the CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’17), Denver, USA (May 6 – 11, 2017). pp. 506-509

  • A Framework for Interactive Mindfulness Meditation Using Attention-Regulation Process [CHI 2017]. [PDF] | ACM

    Niksirat, K.S.,Silpasuwanchai, C.,Ahmed, M.,Cheng, P.,Ren, X., Proceedings of the CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’17), Denver, USA (May 6 – 11, 2017). pp. 2672-2684.

  • Modelling Learning of New Keyboard Layouts [CHI 2017]. [PDF] | ACM

    Jokinen, J.,Sarcar, S.,Oulasvirta, A.,Silpasuwanchai, C.,Wang, Z.,Ren, X., Proceedings of the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’17), Denver, USA (May 6 – 11, 2017). pp. 4203-4215

  • Understanding the Role of Human Senses in Interactive Meditation [CHI 2017]. [PDF]

    Ahmed, M.,Silpasuwanchai, C.,Niksirat, K.S.,Ren, X., Proceedings of the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’17), Denver, USA (May 6 – 11, 2017). pp. 4960-4965.

  • Towards Cognitive Enhancement of the Elderly: A UX Study of a Multitasking Motion Video Game [CHI 2017]. [PDF] | ACM

    Niksirat, K.S.,Silpasuwanchai, C.,Ren, X.,Wang, Z., Proceedings of the CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’17), Denver, USA (May 6 – 11, 2017). pp. 2017-2024.

  • Human Computer Integration versus Powerful Tools. [PDF] | ACM

    Farooq, U.,Grudin, J.,Shneiderman, B.,Maes, P.,Ren, X., Proceedings of the CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’17), Denver, USA (May 6 – 11, 2017). pp. 1277-1282.

  • Investigation of suitable body parts for wearable vibration feedback in walking navigation. [PDF] | ELSEVIER

    Dim.,N. K.,Ren, X., International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 2017,

  • Ability-based Optimization-Designing Smartphone Text Entry Interface for Older Adults. [PDF] | Springer

    Sayan Sarcar, Jussi Jokinen, Antti Oulasvirta, Xiangshi Ren, Chaklam Silpasuwanchai, Zhenxin Wang., In Proceedings of 16th IFIP TC 13 International Conference (INTERACT 2017). September 25 – 29, 2017. Mumbai, India. pp. 326-331.,

  • An Exploratory Study of Marking Menu Selection by Visually Impaired Participants. [PDF] | IEEE

    Dim, N.K.,Kibum, K.,Ren, X., In proceedings of 3rd IEEE International Conference in Smart Computing (SMARTCOMP 2017), (29-31 May 2017, Hong Kong) [Accepted - Best Paper]

[ 2016 ]

  • Designing Mid-Air TV Gestures for Blind People Using User- and Choice-Based Elicitation Approach [DIS 2016]. [PDF]

    Dim, N.K.,Silpasuwanchai, C.,Sarcar, S.,Ren, X., Proceedings of the 2016 ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (DIS ’16), Brisbane, Australia (June 4 – 8, 2016). Accepted. [Acceptance rate: 108/418=26%]

  • Rethinking the Relationship between Humans and Computers, Computer, IEEE. [PDF] | Rethinking the Relationship between Humans and Computers

    Xiangshi Ren., Computer, IEEE.,

  • Measuring Visual Enclosure for Street Walkability: Using Machine Learning Algorithms and Google Street View Imagery. [PDF] | ScienceDirect

    Yin, L..,Wang, Z., Applied Geography, 76: 147-153

  • Age-Related Differences in Gross Motor Skills [IxAP 2016]. [PDF] | ACM

    iksirat, K.S.,Silpasuwanchai, C.,Wang, Z.,Fan, J.,Ren, X., Proceedings of the 2016 ACM International Symposium on Interactive Technology and Ageing Populations (IxAP ’16), Kochi, Japan (October 20 - 22, 2016). New York: ACM Press (ISTP, ACM), Accepted.

  • Towards Ability-Based Optimization for Aging Users [IxAP 2016]. [PDF] | ACM

    Sarcar, S.,Jokinen, J.,Oulasvirta, A.,Silpasuwanchai, C.,Wang, Z.,Ren, X., Proceedings of the 2016 ACM International Symposium on Interactive Technology and Ageing Populations (IxAP ’16), Kochi, Japan (October 20 - 22, 2016). New York: ACM Press (ISTP, ACM), Accepted.

  • Rethinking Mobile Interfaces for Older Adults [CHI SIG Meetings 2016]. [PDF] | ACM

    Charness, N .,Dunlop, M.,Munteanu, M.,Nicol, E.,Oulasvirta, A.,Ren, X.,Sarcar, S.,Silpasuwanchai, C.,., Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '16). ACM, New York, NY, USA, pp. 1131-1134

  • Developing fMRI-Compatible Interaction Systems through Air Pressure [UIST 2016]. [PDF] | ACM

    Putra, H. A.,Ren, X., Adjunt Proceedings of the 29th Annual Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology, (UIST ’16), Tokyo, Japan (October 16 – 19, 2016). pp. 192-192

  • Applying Visual Complexity into Interface Aesthetic Computing. [PDF]

    Wang Chen.,Xiangshi Ren., International Symposium on Interactive Technology and Ageing Populations,

  • How Audio, Visual, Touch and their Combinations Affect Meditation - Case Study through Smartphone Apps [IDHF 2016]. [PDF]

    Ahmed, M.,Silpasuwanchai, C.,Niksirat, KS.,Ren, X., International Symposium on Interaction Design and Human Factors, (IDHF) 2016

  • EV-Pen: Leveraging Electrovibration Haptic Feedback in Pen Interaction [ISS 2016] [Best Paper Award, top 1% of the submissions]. [PDF] | ACM

    Wang, Q.,Ren, X.,Sarcar, S.,Sun, X., Proceedings of the 2016 ACM on Interactive Surfaces and Spaces (ISS '16), Niagara Falls, Canada (November 6 – 9, 2016). ACM, New York, NY, USA, pp. 57-66. ACM.

  • EV-Pen: An Electrovibration Haptic Feedback Pen for Touchscreens [Siggraph Asia 2016]. [PDF] | ACM

    Wang, Q.,Ren, X.,Sun, X., SIGGRAPH ASIA 2016 Emerging Technologies (SA '16). , Macau (December 5 -8, 2016). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Article 8, 2 pages

  • Developing a Comprehensive Engagement Framework of Gamification for Reflective Learning [DIS 2016]. [PDF]

    Silpasuwanchai, C.,Ma, X.,Shigemasu, H.,Ren, X., Proceedings of the 2016 ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (DIS ’16), Brisbane, Australia (June 4 – 8, 2016). Accepted. [Acceptance rate: 108/418=26%]

  • How skill balancing impact the elderly player experience?. [PDF] | IEEE

    Wang, Xue.,Niksirat, K.S.,Silpasuwanchai, C.,Wang, Z.,Ren, X.,Niu, Z., 2016 IEEE 13th International Conference on Signal Processing (ICSP),

  • Investigation of Suitable Body Parts for Wearable Vibration Feedback in Walking Navigation [IJHCS]. [PDF] | IJHCS

    Dim, N.K.,Ren, X., International Journal of Human - Computer Studies, (2017), pp. 34-44

[ 2015 ]

  • Exploring Self-Regulation Based Virtual Learning Environments Using Diary. [PDF]

    Ahmed, M.,Silpasuwanchai, C.,Fares, N.,Amin, Z.,Salama, A., Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering, 3(2), 66-75

  • Differences and Similarities between Finger and Pen Stroke Gestures on Stationary and Mobile devices [TOCHI 2015]. [PDF] | ACM

    Tu, H.,Ren, X.,Zhai, S., ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction (TOCHI) 22 (5), pp. 1-39

  • ShifTable: A Natural Remote Target Selection Technique on Large Displays [IwC 2015]. [PDF] | Oxford University Journals

    Kim, K.,Ren, X., Special Issue in Interacting with Computers (IwC) 27 (5), pp. 1-13

  • Leveraging and Integrating Eastern and Western Insights into Human Engagement Studies [CHI Workshop 2015]. [PDF] | ACM

    Law, E.,Silpasuwanchai, C., Ren, X.,Bardzell, J., Clemmensen, T., Liu, Y., Extended Abstracts of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI Workshop '15)., Seoul, Korea (April 18-23, 2014). New York: ACM Press (ISTP, ACM), pp. 2433-2436

  • Suitable Body Parts for Vibration Feedback in Walking Navigation Systems [Chinese CHI 2015]. [PDF] | ACM

    Machida, T.,Dim, NK.,Ren, X., Extended Abstracts of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI Workshop '15), Seoul, Korea (April 18-23, 2014). New York: ACM Press (ISTP, ACM), pp. 2433-2436

  • Assisting people with visual impairments in aiming at a target on a large wall-mounted display [IJHCS 2015]. [PDF] | Elsevier

    Kim, K.,Ren, X.,Choi, S.,Tan, HZ., International Journal of Human-Computer Studies (IJHCS) 86 (2), pp. 109-120

  • Designing concurrent full-body gestures for intense gameplay [IJHCS 2015]. [PDF] | Elsevier

    Silpasuwanchai, C.,Ren, X., International Journal of Human-Computer Studies (IJHCS) 80 (8), pp. 1-13

[ 2014 ]

  • A Model of Scrolling on Touch-Sensitive Displays [IJHCS 2014]. [PDF] | Elsevier

    Zhao, J.,Soukoreff, R.,W.,Ren, X., International Journal of Human-Computer Studies (IJHCS) 72 (12), pp. 805-821*

  • Designing Motion Gesture Interfaces in Mobile Phones for Blind People [JCST 2014]. [PDF] | Springer

    Dim, NK.,Ren, X., Journal of Computer Science & Technology (JCST) 29 (5), pp. 812-824

  • Evaluation of Flick and Ring Scrolling on Touch-based Smart Phones [IJHCI 2014]. [PDF] | Taylor & Francis

    Tu, H.,Ren, X.,Wang, F., Special Issue in International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction (IJHCI) 30 (8), pp. 643-653

  • Assisting Visually Impaired People to Acquire Targets on a Large Wall-Mounted Display [JCST 2014]. [PDF] | Springer

    Kibum, K.,Ren, X., Journal of Computer Science & Technology (JCST) 29 (5), pp. 825-836

  • Only for casual players? Investigating player differences in full-body game interaction [Chinese CHI 2014]. [PDF] | ACM

    Mizobata, R.,Silpasuwanchai, C.,Ren, X., Proceedings of the Second International Symposium of Chinese CHI (Chinese CHI '14), Toronto, Canada (April 26-27, 2014), ACM Press (ISTP, ACM), pp. 57-65

  • Jump and Shoot! -Prioritizing Primary and Alternative Body Gestures for Intense Gameplay [CHI 2014]. [PDF] | ACM

    Silpasuwanchai, C.,Ren, X., Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '14), Toronto, Canada (April 26 - May 1, 2014), ACM Press (ISTP, ACM), pp. 951-954 , Acceptance rate of 22.5%

[ 2013 ]

  • The Impact of Candidate Display Styles for Japanese and Chinese Characters on Input Efficiency [IJHCS 2013]. [PDF] | Elsevier

    Sun, M.,Ren, X.,Zhai, S.,Wang, F., International Journal of Human-Computer Studies (IJHCS) 71 (3), pp. 236-249

  • Optimal Entry Size of Handwritten Chinese Characters in Touch-based Mobile Phones [IJHCI 2013]. [PDF] | Taylor & Francis

    Tu, H.,Ren, X., International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction (IJHCI) 29 (1), 1-12

[ 2012 ]

  • Natural Use Profiles for the Pen: An Empirical Exploration of Pressure, Tilt, and Azimuth [CHI 2012]. [PDF] | ACM

    Xin, Y.,Bi, X.,Ren, X., Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '12), Austin, Texas (May 5 - 10, 2012), ACM Press (ISTP, ACM), pp. 801-804, Acceptance rate of 23%

  • A Comparative Evaluation of Finger and Pen Stroke Gestures [CHI 2012]. [PDF] | ACM

    Tu, H.,Ren, X.,Zhai, S., Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '12), Austin, Texas (May 5 - 10, 2012), ACM Press (ISTP, ACM), pp. 1287-1296, Acceptance rate of 23%

[ 2011 ]

  • Enhancing Naturalness of Pen-and-Tablet Drawing through Context Sensing [ITS 2011]. [PDF] | ACM

    Sun, M.,Cao, X.,Song, H.,Izadi, S.,Benko, H.,Guimbretiere, F.,Ren, X.,Hinckley, K., Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces (ITS '11), Kobe, Japan (Nov 13 - 16, 2011), ACM Press (ISTP, ACM), Victoria, BC, Canada (October 4 - 7, 2009), ACM Press (ISTP, ACM)pp. 83 - 86

  • Acquiring and Pointing: An Empirical Study of Pen Tilt-Based Interaction [CHI 2011]. [PDF] | ACM

    Xin, Y.,Bi, X.,Ren, X., Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '11), Vancouver, Canada (May 7 - 12, 2011), ACM Press (ISTP, ACM), pp. 849 - 858, Acceptance rate of 23%

[ 2010 ]

  • Modeling Dwell-Based Eye Pointing Target Acquisition [CHI 2010]. [PDF] | ACM
    Zhang, X.,Ren, X.,Zha, H., Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '10), pp. 2083-2092. Acceptance rate 23%

[ 2009 ]

  • Empirical Evaluation for Finger Input Properties in Multi-touch Interaction [CHI 2009]. [PDF] | ACM

    Wang, F.,Ren, X., Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '09), Boston, USA (April 4- 9, 2009), ACM Press (ISTP, ACM), pp. 1063 - 1072, Acceptance rate 25%

  • The Optimal Size of Handwriting Character Input Boxes on PDAs [IJHCI 2009]. [PDF] | Taylor & Francis

    Ren, X.,Zhou, X., International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction (IJHCI) 25 (8), pp. 762 - 784

  • Detecting and Leveraging Finger Orientation for Interaction with Direct-Touch Surfaces [UIST 2009]. [PDF] | ACM

    Wang, F.,Cao, X.,Ren, X.,Irani, P., Proceedings of ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST '09), Victoria, BC, Canada (October 4 - 7, 2009), ACM Press (ISTP, ACM), pp. 23 - 32, Acceptance rate 21%

[ 2008 ]

  • Improving Eye Cursor's Stability for Eye Pointing Tasks [CHI 2008]. [PDF] | ACM
    Zhang, X.,Ren, X., Zha, H., Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '08), Florence, Italy (April 5 - 10, 2008), ACM Press (ISTP, ACM), pp. 525-534. Acceptance rate 22%

[ 2007 ]

  • The Adaptive Hybrid Cursor: A Pressure-based Target Selection Technique for Pen-based User Interfaces [INTERACT 2007]. [PDF]
    Ren, X.,Yin, J.,Zhao, S.,Li, Y., Proceedings of the eleventh IFIP TC13 International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (INTERACT '07), Rio De Janeiro, Brazil (September 10-14, 2007), Springer Press, pp. 310-323

[ 2005 ]

  • SH-Model: A Model Based on Both System and Human Effects for Pointing Task Evaluation [IPSJ 2005]. [PDF] | IPSJ
    Ren, X.,Kong, J.,Jiang, Q., IPSJ Journal 46 (5), pp. 1343-1353

[ 2004 ]

  • Speed-Accuracy Tradeoff in Fitts’ Law Tasks- on the Equivalency of Actual and Nominal Pointing Precision [IJHCS 2004]. [PDF] | Elsevier
    Zhai, S.,Kong, J.,Ren, X., International Journal of Human-Computer Studies (IJHCS) 61 (6), pp. 823-856

[ 2000 ]

  • Improving Selection Performance on Pen-Based Systems: A Study of Pen-Based Interaction for Selection Tasks [TOCHI 2000]. [PDF] | ACM
    Ren, X.,Moriya, S., ACM Transactions on Computer Human Interaction (TOCHI) 7 (3), pp. 384-416