Scott MacKenzie's Invited Talks

(includes conference presentations)

2014, Nov

Fitts’ Law: An Overview of HCI’s Most Enduring Model. Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto (Host: Dr. O. St.-Cyr)

2014, Oct

Tilt-Controlled Mobile Games: Velocity-control vs. Position-control. IEEE-GEM 2014, Toronto, Canada (Host: IEEE)

2014, Sept

Commentary on What We Do and How We Do It: Why Research is Like Good Scotch.  British HCI 2014 Keynote Address, Southport, UK (Host: British Computer Society)

2014, May

Virtual Keyboards: Design and Evaluation. Meeting of the Office Ergonomics Research Committee (OERC), Seattle, WA (Host: Dr. T. Albin)

2014, Apr

Empirical Research Methods for Human-Computer Interaction. CHI 2014, Toronto, Canada (Host: ACM SIGCHI)

2013, Sept

Academic Writing: A Short Course. IT University, Copenhagen, Denmark (Host: Dr. T. Pederson)

2013, May

Empirical Research Methods for Human-Computer Interaction. CHI 2013, Paris, France (Host: ACM SIGCHI)

2012, Dec

Tilt as an Input Primitive on Tablet Computers and Touchscreen Phones. University of Tampere, Finland. (Host: Dr. R. Raisamo)

2012, Dec

Experimental Research Methods for Human-Computer Interaction. University of Tampere, Finland (Host: INFORTE.fi; Organizer: Dr. K.-J. Räihä)

2012, Nov

Design, Engineering, Research: Truth and Reconciliation. Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario (Host: Dr. R. Vertegaal)

2012, Oct

 FittsTilt: The Application of Fitts’ Law to Tilt-based Interaction. NordiCHI 2012, IT University, Copenhagen, Denmark (Host: ACM SIGCHI)

2012, July

Modeling text entry for single switch scanning. ICCHP 2012, Linz, Austria (Host: Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria)

2012, May

Empirical Research Methods for Human-Computer Interaction. CHI 2012, Austin, Texas (Host: ACM SIGCHI)

2011, Dec

How to Prepare a Successful CHI Submission, IT University Copenhagen, Denmark (Host: Dr.  J. P. Hansen)

2011, Nov

Text Entry Using A Small Number of Buttons. University of Toronto, Dynamic Graphics Project (DGP) Lab (Host: Dr. W. Soukoreff)

2011, Oct

1 Thumb, 4 Buttons, 20 Words Per Minute: Design and Evaluation of H4-Writer. UIST 2011, Santa Barbara, CA (Host: ACM SIGCHI)

2011, May

Text Input Using Small Keyboards. Aalborg University, Denmark (Host: Dr. L. Andreasen Struijk)

2011, May

Empirical Research Methods for Human-Computer Interaction. CHI 2011, Vancouver, BC (Host: ACM SIGCHI)

2010, Dec

Empirical Research Methods for Human-Computer Interaction. University of Tampere, Finland (Host: Dr. K.-J. Räihä)

2010, Nov

Experimental Research in Human-Computer Interaction and Gaming. IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark (Host: Dr. J. P. Hansen)

2010, Nov

Design, Engineering, Research: Truth and Reconciliation. World Usability Day, Copenhagen, Denmark (Host: SIGCHI.dk)

2010, Oct

Eyes-free Text Entry with Error Correction on Touchscreen Mobile Devices. NordiCHI 2010, Rejkyavik, Iceland (Host: ACM SIGCHI)

2010, Aug

Fitts’ Law Lives: An Overview of HCI’s Most Enduring Model. Dept. of Computing Science, Simon Fraser University, British Columbia (Host: Dr. S. Atkins)

2010, July

MarkerMouse: Mouse Cursor Control Using a Head-mounted Marker. International Conference on Computers Helping People With Special Needs – ICCHP 2010, Vienna, Austria (Host: Vienna University of Technology)

2010, Apr

Empirical Research Methods for Human-Computer Interaction. CHI 2010, Atlanta, GA (Host: ACM SIGCHI)

2010, Mar

BlinkWrite2: An Improved Text Entry Method Using Eye Blinks. ETRA 2010. Austin, TX (Host: ACM)

2010, Mar

An Eye on Input: Research Challenges in Using the Eye for Computer Input Control. ETRA 2010 Keynote Address, Austin, TX (Host: ACM)

2010, Jan

Evaluating Eye Tracking Systems for Computer Data Entry, BayCHI Usability Engineering BOF Event, Mountain View, CA (Host: K. Hansen)

2010, Jan

Attention Demand During Gestural Input, Meeting of the Office Ergonomics Research Committee (OERC), San Ramon, CA (Host: Dr. T. Albin)

2009, Oct

The One-key Challenge: Searching for a Fast One-key Text Entry Method, ASSETS 2009, Pittsburgh, PA (Host: ACM SIGCHI)

2009, Jul

Evaluation of Text Entry Methods, Summer School on Gaze, Communication, and Interaction Technology – GaCIT 2009, Tampere, Finland (Host: Dr. K.-J. Räihä)

2009, Jul

Survey of Text Entry Methods, Summer School on Gaze, Communication, and Interaction Technology – GaCIT 2009, Tampere, Finland (Host: Dr. K.-J. Räihä)

2009, Apr

Citedness, Uncitedness, and the Murky World Between. CHI 2009, Boston, MA (Host: ACM SIGCHI)

2009, Apr

Empirical Research Methods for Human-Computer Interaction. CHI 2009, Boston, MA (Host: ACM SIGCHI)

2008, Nov

Text Entry With Small Keyboards, University of Waterloo (Host: Systems Design Graduate Students Association, University of Waterloo, F. Sasangohar (Pres.))

2008, Oct

Improved Word List Ordering for Text Entry on Ambiguous Keyboards. NordiCHI 2008, Lund, Sweden (Host: ACM SIGCHI)

2008, Sept

Text Input for Mobile Devices. MobileHCI 2008, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Host: ACM SIGCHI)

2008, August

Fitts' Law Lives: Reflections on HCI's Most Enduring Model. Microsoft, Redmond, WA (Host: Dr. S. Seow)

2008, August

How to Prepare a Successful CHI Submission. Microsoft, Redmond, WA (Host: Dr. S. Seow)

2008, June

sLab: Smart Labeling of Family Photos Through an Interactive Interface. JCDL 2008, Pittsburgh, PA. (Host: IEEE-CS & ACM)

2008, May

Fitts' Law in Human-Computer Interaction. University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Host: Dr. A. Sears)

2008, Apr

Fitts' Throughput and the Speed-Accuracy Tradeoff. CHI 2008, Florence, Italy. (Host: ACM SIGCHI)

2008, Apr

Empirical Research Methods for Human-Computer Interaction. CHI 2008, Florence, Italy. (Host: ACM SIGCHI)

2008, Mar

Eye Typing Using Word and Letter Prediction and a Fixation Algorithm. ETRA 2008, Savannah, GA (Host: ACM)

2007, Oct

Using Paper Mockups for Evaluating Soft Keyboard Layouts. CASCON 2007, Toronto, ON (Host: IBM Canada Ltd)

2007, May

Empirical Research Methods for Human-Computer Interaction. CHI 2007, San Jose, CA (Host: ACM SIGCHI)

2007, Feb

Empirical Research Methods for Human-Computer Interaction. Tampere Unit for Computer-Human Interaction (TAUCHI), Finland (Host: Dr. K.-R. Räihä)

2006, Oct

Text Entry Using a Small Number of Buttons. Northeastern University, Boston, MA (Host: Dr. P. Tarasewich)

2006, Oct

Fitts' Law in Human-Computer Interaction. Northeastern University, Boston, MA (Host: Dr. P. Tarasewich)

2006, Oct

Fitts' Law in Human-Computer Interaction. Oslo University College, Oslo, Norway (Host: Dr. F. Sandnes)

2006, Oct

Unipad: Single-Stroke Text Entry With Language-Based Acceleration. NordiCHI 2006, Oslo, Norway (Host: ACM SIGCHI)

2006, Oct

Histree - A Hierarchical Back Menu. IADIS 2006, Murcia, Spain (Host: IADIS & University of Murcia)

2006, Oct

A Comparison of Hierarchical and Linear Back Menus. IADIS 2006, Murcia, Spain (Host: IADIS & University of Murcia)

2006, Mar

Speech-Augmented Eye Gaze Interaction With Small Closely Spaced Targets. ETRA 2006, San Diego, CA (Host: ACM SIGCHI)

2006, Feb

Alternative Keyboards for Text Entry, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK (Host: Dr. J. Read)

2006, Feb

Motor Behaviour Models for Human-Computer Interaction, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK (Host: Dr. J. Read)

2006, Feb

Empirical Research in Human-Computer Interaction, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK (Host: Dr. J. Read)

2005, Sept

Attention Demands in Text Entry Interfaces. Schloss Dagstuhl International Conference and Research Center for Computer Science. Germany (Host: Dr. K. Harbusch)

2005, May

Alternative Keyboard Design. IT University, Copenhagen (Host: Dr. J. P. Hansen)

2005, April

Empirical Research Methods in Human-Computer Interaction. Tampere Unit for Computer-Human Interaction (TAUCHI), Finland (Host: Dr. K.-R. Räihä)

2005, Jan

Character-Level Error Analysis for Text Entry. Human-Computer Interaction Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA (Host: Dr. Brad Myers)

2003, Apr

Phrase Sets for Evaluating Text Entry Techniques. CHI 2003, Fort Lauderdale, Florida (Host: ACM SIGCHI)

2003, Apr

Card, English, and Burr (1978) - 25 Years Later. CHI 2003, Fort Lauderdale, Florida (Host: ACM SIGCHI)

2003, Mar

Alternate Keyboards for Text Entry - And how to evaluate them. IT University, Copenhagen (Host: Dr. J. P. Hansen)

2002, Dec

Empirical Research in HCI: What? Why? How? Tampere Unit for Computer-Human Interaction (TAUCHI), Finland (Host: Dr. K.-R. Räihä)

2002, Oct

Mobile Text Entry Using Three Keys. NordiCHI 2002, Ärhus, Denmark (Host: ACM-SIGCHI)

2002, Sept

KSPC (Keystrokes Per Character) as a Characteristic of Text Entry techniques. MobileHCI 2002, Pisa, Italy (Host: ACM-SIGCHI, IFIP-TC13, etc.)

2002, Jan

A Model of Two-Thumb Text YntrY. IBM Almaden Research Center, San Jose, CA (Host: Dr. S. Zhai)

2002, Jan

Human Performance in Interactive Systems: Speed-Accuracy Metrics for Pointing Tasks and Text Entry Tasks. Marconi 2002 Conference, Marshall, CA (Host: Office Ergonomics Research Committee - OERC)

2001, June

An Isometric Joystick as a Pointing Device for Handheld Information terminals. GI 2001, Ottawa, Ontario (Host: CIPS/CHCCS)

2001, May

An Evaluation of Two Input Devices for Remote Pointing. EHCI 2001, Toronto, Ontario (Hosts: ACM SIGSOFT, IFIP)

2001, May

Evaluating Text Entry Techniques for Handheld Terminals: Measurements for Speed and Accuracy, Symbol Technologies Inc., Holtsville, NY (Host: S. Bhatia)

2001, Apr

Accuracy Measures for Evaluating Computer Pointing Devices, CHI 2001, Seattle, WA (Host: ACM SIGCHI)

2001, Apr

The Two-Handed Desktop Interface: Are We There Yet? CHI 2001, Seattle, WA (Host: ACM SIGCHI)

2000, Dec

The Measurement of Accuracy in Text-Entry Tasks, University of Tampere, Finland (Host: Dr. K. Raiha)

2000, Nov

Predicting Text Entry Speed on Mobile Phones, University of Toronto, Toronto (Host: Dr. M. Schraefel)

2000, June

The Two-Handed Desktop Interface: Are We There Yet?, Microsoft Corp, Redmond, WA (Host: H. McLoone)

2000, May

Interaction Models and Metrics for Mobile Computing, University of Tampere, Finland (Host: Dr. K. Raiha)

2000, April

Challenges for Touch-Based Computer Input. First International Input Research Workshop: The Future of Computer Input, Ribeaucourt, France (Host: T. Baudel)

1999, Dec

A Java-Based Graffiti Recognizer, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland (Host: Dr. K. Raiha)

1999, Oct

The Design and Implementation of a Handwriting Recognition System Using Unistrokes, York University, Toronto, ON (Host: Dr. W. Stuerzlinger)

1999, Aug

Touch-Based Interfaces for Cell Phones. Nokia Research Center, Helsinki, Finland (Host. P. Korhonen)

1999, June

Colonizing the Information Technology Frontier: Strategies for an IT Curriculum, York University, Toronto, ON (Host: Dr. A. Dow)

1999, May

The Design and Evaluation of a High-Performance Soft Keyboard, CHI '99, Pittsburgh, PA (Host: ACM SIGCHI)

1999, Apr

The 8051 Architecture for Embedded Control Systems, Communications and Information Technology Ontario (CITO), Toronto, Ontario (Host: R. Reid)

1999, Feb

Pens, Buttons, and Fingers: Interfaces for Mobile Computing, Nokia Research Center, Helsinki, Finland (Host: P. Korhonen)

1999, Feb

An Update on the Design Space of Input Devices, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland (Host: Dr. M. Mantyla)

1999, Feb

An Update on the Design Space of Input Devices, University of Tampere, Finland (Host: Dr. K. Raiha)

1999, Feb

An Update on the Design Space of Input Devices, University of Helsinki, Finland (Host: S. Laakso)

1998, May

Recent Advances in Human-Computer Interaction, Hiroshima City University, Japan (Host: Dr. A. Murata)

1998, May

ISO Testing of Computer Pointing Devices, Hiroshima City University, Japan (Host: Dr. A. Murata)

1998, May

A Few Points in the Design Space of Input Devices. ATR, Kyoto, Japan (Host: Dr. S. Fels)

1998, May

Alphanumeric Entry on Mobile Systems. IBM Tokyo Research Lab, Yamato, Japan (Host: Dr. K. Kawachiya)

1998, May

(How) To Scroll Or (How) Not To Scroll. IBM Tokyo Research Lab, Yamato, Japan (Host: Dr. K. Kawachiya)

1998, May

Adaptivity and Personalization in User Interfaces. Cognitive Engineering Research Group, TechNova Inc., Tokyo, Japan (Host: Dr. Y. Fujita)

1998, May

Research Projects by the Input Research Group. Sony Computer Science Laboratory, Tokyo, Japan (Host: Dr. T. Masui)

1998, May

Pen, Buttons, and Fingers: Alphanumeric Entry on Mobile Systems. Musashi Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan (Host: Dr. H. Mori)

1998, May

Research in Touchpad-Based User Interfaces. Musashi Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan (Host: Dr. H. Mori)

1998, May

The Design Space of Input Devices. Musashi Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan (Host: Dr. H. Mori)

1998, April

Research in Touchpad-Based User Interfaces. Interlink Electronics, Camarillo, CA (Host: J. Martinelli)

1998, April

A Comparison of Three Selection Techniques for Touchpads. CHI '98, Los Angeles, CA (Host: ACM SIGCHI)

1998, April

Touch-Based Remote Control Devices. CHI '98, Los Angeles, CA (Host: ACM SIGCHI)

1998, March

A Comparison of Three Selection Techniques for Touchpads. Institute of Bioscience and Human Technology, Tsukuba, Japan (Host: Dr. M. Akamatsu)

1998, Feb.

An Update on the Design Space of Input Devices. Microsoft Research, Redmond, WA (Host: G. Robertson)

1998, Feb.

(How) To Scroll Or (How) Not To Scroll. Hardware Ergonomics Group, Microsoft, Redmond, WA (Host: H. McLoone)

1998, Feb.

(How) To Scroll Or (How) Not To Scroll. University of Oregon, Eugene (Host: Dr. S. Douglas)

1998, Feb.

The Design of a Handwriting Recognition System Using Unistrokes. University of Oregon, Eugene (Host: Dr. S. Douglas)

1998, Feb.

Touch-Based Remote Controls. Schouten Institute for User-System Interaction Research (formerly the IPO), Eindhoven, The Netherlands (Host: Dr. A. Kohlrausch)

1998, Jan.

Munching and Musing: Lunchtime Thoughts on Research in User Interfaces. Philips Research, Eindhoven, The Netherlands (Host: Dr. R. Collier)

1998, Jan.

ISO Testing of Computer Pointing Devices. Philips Research, Eindhoven, The Netherlands (Host: Dr. B. Eggen)

1998, Feb.

Research Directions in Computer Input Devices. Philips Research, Eindhoven, The Netherlands (Host: Dr. R. Collier)

1998, Feb.

Adaptivity and Personalization in User Interfaces. Philips Research, Eindhoven, The Netherlands (Host: Dr. J. Westerink)

1997, Nov.

Pens, Buttons, and Fingers: Interfaces for Mobile Computing. Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of California, Berkeley (Host: Dr. J. Landay)

1997, June

Multi-Degree-of-Freedom Devices for Graphical Interaction. Dynamic Graphics Project, Dept. of Computer Science, University of Toronto (Host: Dr. J. Stewart)

1997, May

The Immediate Usability of Graffiti. GI '98, Kelowna, BC (Host: Canadian Information Processing Society)

1997, April

Computer Pointing Devices: Evaluation and Innovation. Microsoft Corp., Redmond, WA. (Host: E. Adams)

1997, March

The Tactile Touchpad. CHI '97, Atlanta, GA (Host: ACM SIGCHI)

1997, March

A Two-Ball Mouse Affords Three Degrees of Freedom. CHI '97, Atlanta, GA (Host: ACM SIGCHI)

1997, March

The Input-Challenged Computer: Alphanumeric Entry With a Pen, TorCHI monthly meeting, Toronto. (Host: W. Hunt)

1997, March

Stylus Tapping on a Soft Keyboard, Dept. of Computer Science, University of Toronto (Host: Dr. G. Hirst)

1996, Sept.

Point to the Future: Research and Innovation in Computer Pointing Devices, Silicon Graphics, Mountain View, CA (Host: B. Zeller)

1996, Sept.

Stylus Tapping on a Soft Keyboard, Xerox PARC, Palo Atlo, CA (Host: Dr. S. Card)

1996, Sept.

The Input-Challenged Computer: Alphanumeric Entry With a Pen, BayCHI monthly meeting (@Xerox PARC), Palo Alto, CA (Host: R. Anderson)

1996, Sept.

Point to the Future: Research and Innovation in Computer Pointing Devices, Logitech Corp., Freemont, CA (Host: G. Tiphane)

1996, Sept.

Point to the Future: Research and Innovation in Computer Pointing Devices, IBM Almaden Research Center, San Jose, CA (Host: Dr. S. Zhai)

1996, Sept.

The Immediate Usability of Graffiti, U.S. Robotics/Palm Computing Division, Los Altos, CA (Host: J. Sipher)

1996, Sept.

The Input-Challenged Computer: Alphanumeric Entry With a Pen, Motorola Lexicus Division, Palo Alto, CA (Host: G. Panagrossi)

1996, Sept.

Point to the Future: Research and Innovation in Computer Pointing Devices, Interlink Electronics, Camarillo, CA (Host: B. Ellstrom)

1996, April

Twenty-Seven Ways to Calculate Motor-Sensory Bandwidth, Dept. of Kinesiology, Simon Fraser University (Host: Dr. C. MacKenzie)

1995, June

Twenty-Seven Ways to Calculate Motor-Sensory Bandwidth, Dept. of Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto (Host: Dr. P. Milgram)

1993, April

Lag as a Determinant of Human Performance in Interactive Systems. INTERCHI '93, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Host: ACM SIGCHI)

1993, April

Twenty-Seven Ways to Calculate Motor-Sensory Bandwidth, Institute for Perception Research, Eindhoven, The Netherlands (Host: Dr. D. Hermes)

1993, March

Lag as a Determinant of Human Performance in Interactive Systems, University of Tokyo, Japan (Host: Dr. M. Hirose)

1993, Feb.

Lag as a Determinant of Human Performance in Interactive Systems, University of Tsukuba, Japan (Host: Dr. H. Iwata)

1993, Feb.

Bandwidth as a Human Performance Metric in Motor-Sensory Tasks, Industrial Products Research Institute, Tsukuba, Japan (Host: Dr. M. Akamatsu)

1992, May

Extending Fitts' Law to Two-Dimensional Tasks. CHI '92, Monterey, CA (Host: ACM SIGCHI)

1991, Apr.

A Comparison of Input Devices in Elementary Pointing and Dragging Tasks, CHI '91, New Orleans, Louisiana (Host: ACM SIGCHI)

1991, Sept.

Bandwidth as a Human Performance Metric, Dept. of Computer Science, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario (Host: Dr. J. Bradford)