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The Ninth International Conference on Advances in Computer-Human Interactions

ACHI 2016

April 24 - 28, 2016 - Venice, Italy


The papers listed below have been selected as "Best Papers" based on the reviews of the original submission, the camera-ready version, and the presentation during the conference. For the awarded papers, a digital award will be issued in the name of the authors. The authors of these papers are also receiving invitations to submit an extended article version to one of the IARIA Journals.

Awarded Papers

Visualizing Quantified Self Data Using Avatars
Isabella Nake, Aris Alissandrakis, Janosch Zbick

Webpage Accessibility and Usability for Autistic Users: a Case Study on a Tourism Website
Antonina Dattolo, Flaminia L. Luccio, Elisa Pirone

From Difficult Artifacts to Easy to Use Designs
Tone Bratteteig, Guri Verne

A Non-commercial Approach to Experience Design Teaching Interactive Systems Developed at Escola Superior de Desenho Industrial
Marcos A. F. Martins

Evaluation of a Driver Assistant Client in the Context of Urban Logistics and Electric Vehicles
Christian Stolcis, Johan Buchholz, Volkmar Schau

User Acceptance of Social Robots
Ibrahim A. Hameed, Zheng-Hua Tan, Nicolai B. Thomsen, Xiaodong Duan

Evaluation of a 3D Human System Interface for Air Traffic Control
Andreas Baier, Alf Zimmer

Reduction of Dental Anxiety and Pain in Children using Robots
Mine Yasemin, Yelda Kasımoğlu, Simin Kocaaydin, Emine Karsli, Elif Bahar Tuna Ince, Gokhan Ince


The following papers have been selected on the basis of their contents, specificaly for lending themselves to an interesting extended work. The authors of these papers are receiving invitations to submit an extended article version to one of the IARIA Journals.

Papers Invited for IARIA Journals

Enhancing User Experience of Users with Disabilities: Application to Open Educational Resources Websites
Rosa Navarrete, Sergio Luján-Mora, Myriam Peñafiel

Probing Privacy in Practice: Privacy Regulation and Instant Sharing of Video in Social Media when Running
Joakim Karlsen, Susanne Koch Stigberg, Jo Herstad

Results of a 3 Year Study of a BCI-Based Communicator for Patients with Severe Disabilities
Pasquale Fedele, Myriam Gioia, Fabio Giannini, Alessandra Rufa

Video Game Story Analysis Using Layered Graphs and Eye Tracking System
Iwona Grabska-Gradzińska

Focus Group Study on Student Perception of Electronic Textbooks
Kimberly Sheen, Yan Luximon

Cross-Platform Web Framework for Gaze Tracking
Nikolai Harich, Simon Gebauer, Holger Schmidt, Gottfried Zimmermann

Tablet Game Design and Evaluation: A Practice-based Experimentation Approach
Uttam Kokil

A New Scientometric Dimension for User Profile
Nedra Ibrahim, Anja Habacha Chaibi, Henda Ben Ghézal

First Results of Studying Human Robot Interaction in the Wild — The Hobbit Robot Tested by Older Adults at Home
Markus Vincze, Daniel Wolf, Markus Bajones, Astrid Weiss, Markus Suchi, David Fischinger, Jürgen Pripfl, Christoph Gisinger

A Case Study of Four IT Companies Developing Usable Public Digital Self-Service Solutions
Jane Billestrup, Marta Larusdottir, Jan Stage

“Personality-Friendly” Objects: A New Paradigm For Human-Machine Interaction
Niccolò Rosini, Lorenzo Cominelli, Michael Pieroni, Filippo Chiarello, Daniele Mazzei, Gualtiero Fantoni

Recognizing Hand Gesture for Human-Robot Interaction
Zuhair Zafar, Karsten Berns

Adaptive Smart Environments: Detecting Human Behaviour from Multimodal Observation
Rory O. Heffernan, Michael L. Walters, Neil R. Davey, Rene te Boekhorst, Kheng Lee Koay, Kerstin Dautenhahn


The following papers have been found better fitting the topic range of the Journal of The International Frequency Sensor Association (IFSA). The authors of these papers are receiving invitations to submit an extended article version to the IFSA Sensors & Transducers Journal.

Papers Invited to the IFSA Journal

The Analysis of the Specific Dictionaries for Compressive Sensing of EEG Signals
Monica Fira, Victor-Andrei Maiorescu, Liviu Goras


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