Conference Proceedings

Anja Thieme, John McCarthy, Paula Johnson, Stephanie Phillips, Jayne Wallace, Siân Lindley, Karim Ladha, Daniel Jackson, Diana Nowacka, Ashur Rafiev, Cassim Ladha, Thomas Nappey, Mathew Kipling, Peter Wright, Thomas D. Meyer, and Patrick Olivier. 2016. Challenges for Designing new Technology for Health and Wellbeing in a Complex Mental Healthcare Context. In Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’16). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 2136-2149. DOI=

Diana Nowacka, Nils Y. Hammerla, Chris Elsden, Thomas Plötz, and David Kirk. 2015. Diri – the actuated helium balloon: a study of autonomous behaviour in interfaces. In Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp ’15). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 349-360. DOI=10.1145/2750858.2805825

Steve Hodges, Nicolas Villar, Nicholas Chen, Tushar Chugh, Jie Qi, Diana Nowacka, and Yoshihiro Kawahara. 2014. Circuit stickers: peel-and-stick construction of interactive electronic prototypes. In Proceedings of the 32nd annual ACM conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI ’14). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 1743-1746. DOI=10.1145/2556288.2557150

Diana Nowacka and David Kirk. 2014. Tangible autonomous interfaces (TAIs): exploring autonomous behaviours in TUIs. In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction (TEI ’14). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 1-8. DOI=10.1145/2540930.2540942 (Best Paper Nomination)

Diana Nowacka, Karim Ladha, Nils Y. Hammerla, Daniel Jackson, Cassim Ladha, Enrico Rukzio, and Patrick Olivier. 2013. Touchbugs: actuated tangibles on multi-touch tables. In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’13). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 759-762. DOI=10.1145/2470654.2470761 (Best Paper Honourable Mention: Top 5% of accepted papers)

Christian Winkler, Christian Reinartz, Diana Nowacka, and Enrico Rukzio. 2011. Interactive phone call: synchronous remote collaboration and projected interactive surfaces. In Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces (ITS ’11). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 61-70. DOI=10.1145/2076354.2076367

Conference Demos

Diana Nowacka, K. Ladha, N. Hammerla, D. Jackson, C. Ladha, P. Olivier. Touchbugs: Actuated Tangibles on Multi-Touch Tables CHI 2013 Interactivity, Paris, France.

Diana Nowacka, Tom Bartindale, Daniel Jackson, Cassim Ladha, Karim Ladha, Enrico Rukzio, Patrick Olivier. Combining Tabletops with Tangibles to Explore Chemical Reactions DIS 2012 Demonstration, Newcastle, UK.

Public Source-Code

Diri Instructable

Touchbug Firmware