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dc.contributor.authorLi, Chengzhao
dc.contributor.authorGutwin, Carl
dc.contributor.authorStanley, Kevin
dc.contributor.authorNacenta, Miguel
dc.identifier.citationLi , C , Gutwin , C , Stanley , K & Nacenta , M 2016 , All across the circle : using auto-ordering to improve object transfer between mobile devices . in Proceedings of Graphics Interface 2016 : Victoria, BC, 1 - 2 June 2016 . Canadian Human-Computer Communications Society , pp. 46-56 , Graphics Interface 2016 , Victoria, BC , Canada , 1/06/16 .
dc.identifier.otherPURE: 243307163
dc.identifier.otherPURE UUID: 0a7c1f83-149a-453c-b278-2ae4465d7c81
dc.identifier.otherScopus: 85031753514
dc.identifier.otherORCID: /0000-0002-9864-9654/work/34034530
dc.description.abstractPeople frequently form small groups in many social and professional situations: from conference attendees meeting at a coffee break, to siblings gathering at a family barbecue. These ad-hoc gatherings typically form into predictable geometries based on circles or circular arcs (called F-Formations). Because our lives are increasingly stored and represented by data on handheld devices, the desire to be able to share digital objects while in these groupings has increased. Using the relative position in these groups to facilitate file sharing can enable intuitive techniques such as passing or flicking. However, there is no reliable, lightweight, ad-hoc technology for detecting and representing relative locations around a circle. In this paper, we present two systems that can auto-order locations about a circle based on sensors that are standard on commodity smartphones. We tested these systems using an object-passing task in a laboratory environment against unordered and proximity-based systems, and show that our techniques are faster, are more accurate, and are preferred by users.
dc.publisherCanadian Human-Computer Communications Society
dc.relation.ispartofProceedings of Graphics Interface 2016en
dc.rights© Authors/owners 2016. This is the author's version of the work. It is posted here for your personal use. Not for redistribution. The definitive Version of Record was published in the Proceedings of the 2016 Graphics Interface Conference, Victoria, Canada.en
dc.subjectObject transferen
dc.subjectAd-hoc sharingen
dc.subjectQA75 Electronic computers. Computer scienceen
dc.titleAll across the circle : using auto-ordering to improve object transfer between mobile devicesen
dc.typeConference itemen
dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews. School of Computer Scienceen

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