A/P Shengdong ZHAO – NUS-HCI

MIMS - UC Berkeley, PhD - University of Toronto
Associate Professor, NUS-HCI Lab
Department of Computer Science
School of Computing, National University of Singapore

Lab address: COM2-01-05
Phone: +65 6516-4361 (lab), Fax: +65 6779 4580 (Soc)
Email: zhaosd (at) comp.nus.edu.sg

Publication

Food Messaging: Using an Edible Medium for Social Messaging

Jun Wei, Xiaojuan Ma, Shengdong Zhao: Food messaging: using edible medium for social messaging. CHI 2014: 2873-2882 ABSTRACT Food is more than just a means of survival; it is also a form of communication. In this paper, we investigate the potential of food as a social message carrier (a.k.a., food messaging). To investigate how people...

Draco: Bringing Life to Illustrations with Kinetic Textures

We present Draco, a sketch-based interface that allows artists and casual users alike to add a rich set of animation effects to their drawings, seemingly bringing illustrations to life. While previous systems have introduced sketch-based animations for individual objects, our contribution is a unified framework of motion controls that allows users to seamlessly add coordinated...

NoteVideo: Facilitating Navigation of Blackboard-style Lecture Videos

Toni-Jan Keith Monserrat, Shengdong Zhao, Kevin McGee, Anshul Vikram Pandey Video Paper http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2466147 NoteVideo: Facilitating Navigation of Blackboard-style Lecture Videos ABSTRACT Khan Academy’s pre-recorded blackboard-style lecture videos attract millions of online users every month. However, current video navigation tools do not adequately support the kinds of goals that students typically have, like quickly finding a...

Hunter Gatherer: Interaction Support for the Creation and Management of Within-Web-Page Collections

Monica C. Schraefel, Yuxiang Zhu, David Modjeska, Daniel Wigdor, Shengdong Zhao Video Paper Monica C. Schraefel, Yuxiang Zhu, David Modjeska, Daniel Wigdor, Shengdong Zhao.Hunter Gatherer: Interaction Support for the Creation and Management of Within-Web-Page Collections Figure 1. Hunter Gatherer at work. A sample collection page is on the right. Below each component in the collection is the...

Phosphor: Explaining Transitions in the User Interface Using Afterglow Effects

Patrick Baudisch, Desney Tan, Maxime Collomb, Daniel Robbins, Ken Hinckley, Maneesh Agrawala, Shengdong Zhao, and Gonzalo Ramos Video Paper Patrick Baudisch, Desney Tan, Maxime Collomb, Daniel Robbins, Ken Hinckley, Maneesh Agrawala, Shengdong Zhao, and Gonzalo Ramos.Phosphor: Explaining Transitions in the User Interface Using Afterglow Effects ABSTRACT Sometimes users fail to notice a change that just took place...

The Adaptive Hybrid Cursor: A Pressure-based Target Selection Technique for Pen-based User Interfaces

Xiangshi Ren, Jinbin Ying, Shengdong Zhao, Yang Li Video Paper Xiangshi Ren, Jinbin Ying, Shengdong Zhao, Yang Li.The Adaptive Hybrid Cursor: A Pressure-based Target Selection Technique for Pen-based User Interfaces ABSTRACT We present the Adaptive Hybrid Cursor, a novel target acquisition technique for pen-based interfaces. To assist a user in a target selection task, this technique automatically...

Shared Input Multimodal Mobile Interfaces: Interaction Modality Effects on Menu Selection in Single-task and Dual-task Environments

Shengdong ZHAO,Duncan BRUMBY,Mark CHIGNELL,Dario SALVUCCI,and Sahil GOYAL Paper Shengdong ZHAO,Duncan BRUMBY,Mark CHIGNELL,Dario SALVUCCI,and Sahil GOYAL.Shared Input Multimodal Mobile Interfaces: Interaction Modality Effects on Menu Selection in Single-task and Dual-task Environments ABSTRACT Audio and visual modalities are two common output channels in the user interfaces embedded in today’s mobile devices. However, these user interfaces typically center on the...

Designing an Effective Vibration-Based Notification Interface for Mobile Phones

Bahador Saket, Chrisnawan Prasojo, Yongfeng Huang, Shengdong Zhao: Designing an effective vibration-based notification interface for mobile phones. CSCW 2013: 1499-1504 ABSTRACT We conducted an experiment to understand how mobile phone users perceive the urgency of ten simple vibration alerts that were created from four basic signals: short on, short off, long on, and long off....
AutoGami: A Low-cost Rapid Prototyping Toolkit for Automated Movable Paper Craft

AutoGami: A Low-cost Rapid Prototyping Toolkit for Automated Movable Paper Craft

Kening Zhu and Shengdong Zhao Video AutoGami: A Low-cost Rapid Prototyping Toolkit for Automated Movable Paper Craft Paper Shengdong Zhao and Kening Zhu. Autogami: A Low-cost Rapid Prototyping Toolkit for Automated Movable Paper Craft. Reference: Kening Zhu, Shengdong Zhao: AutoGami: a low-cost rapid prototyping toolkit for automated movable paper craft. CHI 2013: 661-670   ABSTRACT...

A Classification of Opening Posts in Commercial Software Help Forums

Xiaole Kuang, Bo Yi, Shengdong Zhao, Jianann Chow, Tovi Grossman, George Fitzmaurice Abstract The opening posts in software help forums reflect the users’ confusion/expectations regarding to the software learning and usage. In this study, we present a classification of 1200 opening posts in two commercial software help forums (Adobe Photoshop & Cakewalk Sonar) based on...

Older Adults and Computer Usage: Common Activities and Essential Applications

Xiaoning Ma, Xin Yang, Shengdong Zhao, Chi-Wing Fu, Ziquan Lan, Yiming Pu Abstract The global aging population changed the landscape of the information technology industry. Older adults as computer and Internet users are becoming the fastest growing segment in the world today. In this paper, we conducted an interview and contextual inquiry study with computer...

Robots in my Contact List: Using Social Media Platforms for Human-Robot Interaction in Domestic Environment

Xiaoning Ma, Xin Yang, Shengdong Zhao, Chi-Wing Fu, Ziquan Lan, Yiming Pu This paper proposes to put domestic robots as buddies on our contact lists, thereby extending the use of social media in interpersonal interaction further to human-robot interaction (HRI). In detail, we present a robot management system that employs complementary social media platforms for...