Publications

2017

thumbnail Ahmed Sabbir Arif, Sunjun Kim, Geehyuk Lee. . Usability of different types of commercial selfie sticks in the Republic of Korea [working title]. In Proceedings of the 19th international Conference on Human Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI '17). ACM, New York, NY, USA, to appear.
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thumbnail Keith Vertanen, Kyle Montague, Mark Dunlop, Ahmed Sabbir Arif, Xiaojun Bi, Shiri Azenkot. . Ubiquitous text interaction. In Proceedings of the 35th Annual ACM Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '17). ACM, New York, NY, USA, to appear.

2016

thumbnail Meghna Mehta, Ahmed Sabbir Arif, Apurva Gupta, Sean DeLong, Roozbeh Manshaei, Graceline Williams, Manasvi Lalwani, Sanjay Chandrasekharan, Ali Mazalek. . Active Pathways: using active tangibles and interactive tabletops for collaborative modeling in systems biology. In Proceedings of the 2016 ACM International Conference on Interactive Surfaces and Spaces (ISS '16). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 129-138.
thumbnail Ahmed Sabbir Arif, Ali Mazalek. . WebTEM: a Web application to record text entry metrics. In Proceedings of the 2016 ACM International Conference on Interactive Surfaces and Spaces (ISS '16). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 415-420.
thumbnail Ahmed Sabbir Arif, Cristina Sylla, Ali Mazalek. . Learning new words and spelling with autocorrections. In Proceedings of the 2016 ACM International Conference on Interactive Surfaces and Spaces (ISS '16). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 409-414.
thumbnail Brien East, Sean DeLong, Roozbeh Manshaei, Ahmed Sabbir Arif, Ali Mazalek. . Actibles: open source active tangibles. In Proceedings of the 2016 ACM International Conference on Interactive Surfaces and Spaces (ISS '16). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 469-472.
thumbnail Ahmed Sabbir Arif, Sunjun Kim, Wolfgang Stuerzlinger, Geehyuk Lee, Ali Mazalek. . Evaluation of a smart-restorable backspace technique to facilitate text entry error correction. In Proceedings of the 34th Annual ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '16). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 5151-5162.
thumbnail Ahmed Sabbir Arif, Sarah Fardeen. . A phrase set for Bengali text entry evaluations based on actual text messages. In Proceedings of the 34th Annual ACM Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '16). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 2992-2998.
thumbnail Keith Vertanen, Mark Dunlop, James Clawson, Per Ola Kristensson, Ahmed Sabbir Arif. . Inviscid text entry and beyond. In Proceedings of the 34th Annual ACM Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '16). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 3469-3476.
thumbnail Ahmed Sabbir Arif, Ali Mazalek. . A survey of text entry techniques for smartwatches. In Proceedings, Part II, of the 18th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction. Interaction Platforms and Techniques - Volume 9732, Masaaki Kurosu (Ed.). Springer-Verlag New York, Inc., New York, NY, USA, 255-267.
thumbnail Ahmed Sabbir Arif, Roozbeh Manshaei, Sean DeLong, Brien East, Matthew Kyan, Ali Mazalek. . Sparse Tangibles: collaborative exploration of gene networks using active tangibles and interactive tabletops. In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction (TEI '16). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 287-295.
thumbnail Andrea Bellucci, Aneesh P. Tarun, Ahmed Sabbir Arif, Ali Mazalek. . Developing responsive and interactive environments with the ROSS Toolkit. In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction (TEI '16). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 782-785.

2015

thumbnail Andrea Bellucci, Aneesh P. Tarun, Ahmed Sabbir Arif, Ali Mazalek. . ROSS Toolkit: an infrastructure and API for building interactive environments. In ITS 2015 Workshop on Shared Infrastructures for Tangible Tabletops & Interactive Surfaces (November 15, 2015). Madeira, Portugal, 4 pages.
thumbnail James Clawson, Ahmed Sabbir Arif, Stephen Brewster, Mark Dunlop, Per Ola Kristensson, Antti Oulasvirta. . Text Entry on the Edge. In Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '15). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 2381-2384.
thumbnail Ahmed Sabbir Arif, Wolfgang Stuerzlinger, Ali Mazalek, Sunjun Kim, Geehyuk Lee. . A smart-restorable backspace to facilitate text entry error correction. In CHI 2015 Workshop on Text Entry on the Edge (April 18, 2015). Seoul, South Korea, 4 pages.
thumbnail Sayan Sarcar, Ahmed Sabbir Arif, Ali Mazalek. . Metrics for Bengali text entry research. In CHI 2015 Workshop on Text Entry on the Edge (April 18, 2015). Seoul, South Korea, 4 pages.
thumbnail Aneesh P. Tarun, Ahmed Sabbir Arif, Andrea Bellucci, Ali Mazalek. . Responsive Objects, Surfaces and Spaces (ROSS): framework for simplifying cross-device communication. In TEI 2015 Workshop on Interactive Infrastructures – Towards a Language for Distributed Interfaces (January 16, 2015). Stanford, CA, USA, 5 pages.

2014

thumbnail Ahmed Sabbir Arif, Ali Mazalek, Wolfgang Stuerzlinger. . The use of pseudo pressure in authenticating smartphone users. In Proceedings of the 11th Annual International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing, Networking and Services (MobiQuitous '14). ICST, Brussels, Belgium, 151-160.
thumbnail Ahmed Sabbir Arif, Ali Mazalek. . Slide-to-unlock revisited: two new user authentication techniques for touchscreen-based smartphones. In Proceedings of the 11th Annual International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing, Networking and Services (MobiQuitous '14). ICST, Brussels, Belgium, 389-390.
thumbnail Ali Mazalek, Ahmed Sabbir Arif. . Mobile-based tangible interaction techniques for shared displays. In Proceedings of the 16th international Conference on Human Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI '14). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 561-562.
thumbnail Ahmed Sabbir Arif, Michel Pahud, Ken Hinckley, Bill Buxton. . Experimental study of stroke shortcuts for a touchscreen keyboard with gesture-redundant keys removed. In Proceedings of Graphics Interface 2014 (GI '14). Canadian Information Processing Society, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 43-50.
PDF DOI Ken's Blog Video The Michael A. J. Sweeney Award for the best student paper
thumbnail Ahmed Sabbir Arif, Wolfgang Stuerzlinger. . User adaptation to a faulty unistroke-based text entry technique by switching to an alternative gesture set. In Proceedings of Graphics Interface 2014 (GI '14). Canadian Information Processing Society, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 183-192.
thumbnail Ahmed Sabbir Arif, Wolfgang Stuerzlinger, Euclides Jose de Mendonca Filho, Alec Gordynski. . Error behaviours in an unreliable in-air gesture recognizer. In Proceedings of the 32nd Annual ACM Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '14). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 1603-1608.
thumbnail Ahmed Sabbir Arif, Wolfgang Stuerzlinger, Euclides Jose de Mendonca Filho, Alec Gordynski. . How do users interact with an error-prone in-air gesture recognizer? In CHI 2014 Workshop on Gesture-based Interaction Design: Communication and Cognition (April 26, 2014). Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 69-72.

2013

thumbnail Ahmed Sabbir Arif, Michel Pahud, Ken Hinckley, Bill Buxton. . A tap and gesture hybrid method for authenticating smartphone users. In Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Human Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI '13). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 486-491.
thumbnail Ahmed Sabbir Arif, Wolfgang Stuerzlinger. . Evaluation of a new error prevention technique for mobile touchscreen text entry. In Proceedings of the 25th Conference of the Computer-Human Interaction Special Interest Group of Australia on Computer-Human Interaction (OzCHI '13). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 397-400.
thumbnail Ahmed Sabbir Arif, Wolfgang Stuerzlinger. . Pseudo-pressure detection and its use in predictive text entry on touchscreens. In Proceedings of the 25th Conference of the Computer-Human Interaction Special Interest Group of Australia on Computer-Human Interaction (OzCHI '13). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 383-392.
PDF DOI The CHISIG Gitte Lindgaard Award for the best paper and presentation
thumbnail Ahmed Sabbir Arif, Cristina Sylla. . A comparative evaluation of touch and pen gestures for adult and child users. In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Interaction Design and Children (IDC '13). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 392-395.

2012

thumbnail Ahmed Sabbir Arif. . A survey on mobile text entry handedness: how do users input text on handheld devices while nomadic? In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Intelligent Human Computer Interaction (IHCI '12). IEEE, Washington, DC, USA, 1-6.
thumbnail Ahmed Sabbir Arif, Wolfgang Stuerzlinger. . How do users adapt to a faulty system? In CHI 2012 Workshop on Designing and Evaluating Text Entry Methods (May 5, 2012). Austin, TX, USA, 11-14.

2011

thumbnail Ahmed Sabbir Arif, Benedikt Iltisberger, Wolfgang Stuerzlinger. . Extending mobile user ambient awareness for nomadic text entry. In Proceedings of the 23rd Conference of the Computer-Human Interaction Special Interest Group of Australia on Computer-Human Interaction (OzCHI '11). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 21-30.

2010

thumbnail Ahmed Sabbir Arif, Mauricio H. Lopez, Wolfgang Stuerzlinger. . Two new mobile touchscreen text entry techniques. Poster at the 36th Graphics Interface Conference (GI '10). CEUR-WS.org/Vol-588, 22-23.
thumbnail Ahmed Sabbir Arif, Wolfgang Stuerzlinger. . Predicting the cost of error correction in character-based text entry technologies. In Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '10). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 5-14.

2009

thumbnail Ahmed Sabbir Arif, Wolfgang Stuerzlinger. . Analysis of text entry performance metrics. In Proceedings of the IEEE Toronto International Conference–Science and Technology for Humanity (TIC-STH '09). IEEE, Washington, DC, USA, 100-105.

2006

thumbnail Sabah Mohammed, Jinan Fiaidhi, Ahmed Sabbir Arif. . Developing filtering techniques for securing vector graphics images applied to ubiquitous patient records. In Proceedings of the 5th WSEAS International Conference on Telecommunications and Informatics (TELE-INFO '06). WSEAS, Stevens Point, WI, USA, 139-144.

2005

thumbnail Jinan Fiaidhi, Sabah Mohammed, Madan Garg, Ahmed Sabbir Arif. . Developing a SAX filtering intermediary service for protecting SVG multimedia contents in a ubiquitous publish/subscribe environment. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Internet Computing (ICOMP '05). CSREA, Las Vegas, NV, USA, 515-521.

U.S. Patents

thumbnail Michel Pahud, William A. S. Buxton, Kenneth P. Hinckley, Ahmed Sabbir Arif. Multi-gesture security code entry. U.S. Patent Application 14/599,966, filed January 19, 2015.
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thumbnail William A. S. Buxton, Ahmed Sabbir Arif, Michel Pahud, Kenneth P. Hinckley, Finbarr S. Duggan. Keyboard with gesture-redundant keys removed. U. S. Patent Application 13/720,527, filed December 19, 2012.

Thesis/Dissertation

thumbnail Ahmed Sabbir Arif. . Predicting and Reducing the Impact of Errors in Character-Based Text Entry. PhD Dissertation. York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Non-refereed Publications

thumbnail Ahmed Sabbir Arif, Wolfgang Stuerzlinger. . How do users adapt to a faulty system? Poster at Computer Science & Engineering Graduate Poster Day (Mar 30, 2012). York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
thumbnail Ahmed Sabbir Arif, Mauricio H. Lopez, Wolfgang Stuerzlinger. . Two new mobile touchscreen text entry techniques. Poster at Computer Science & Engineering Graduate Poster Day (Mar 26, 2010). York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
thumbnail Ahmed Sabbir Arif. . Metrics for multi-touch input technologies. York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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thumbnail Ahmed Sabbir Arif, Wolfgang Stuerzlinger. . Effects of error correction conditions on text entry performance metrics. Poster at Computer Science & Engineering Graduate Poster Day (Jun 30, 2009). York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.