Computer Science @ University of St Andrews

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Prof Aaron Quigley

Prof Aaron Quigley

Position: Professor

Research profile

Email (@st-andrews.ac.uk): aquigley

Office: JC0.14 - Jack Cole Building, North Haugh

Phone: +44 (0)1334 46 1623

Home page: https://aquigley.host.cs.st-andrews.ac.uk

Research Overview

Professor Quigley is the Chair of Human Computer Interaction in the School of Computer Science at the University of St Andrews in Scotland. His research interests include surface and multi-display computing, human computer interaction, pervasive and ubiquitous computing and information visualisation. He is the Deputy Director and Director of Knowledge Exchange of the Scottish Informatics and Computer Science Alliance. He directs SACHI, the St Andrews Computer Human Interaction research group. He has published over 120 internationally peer-reviewed publications including edited volumes, journal papers, book chapters, conference and workshop papers and holds 3 patents. He was previously the director of the Human Interface Technology Laboratory Australia (HIT Lab AU) and has held academic and industry appointments in Australia, Japan, USA, Germany, Ireland and the UK.  He is currently the Editor-In-Chief for the Journal Computers and an external member of the IDEAS Research Institute Executive Committee in Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen where he holds a visiting Professorship. He has graduated 4 PhDs, 2 MSc, 11 Minor MSc students and over 17 honours students. His research and supervision has been funded by the SFC, JISC, SFI, NDRC, IRCSET, NICTA, Smart Internet CRC, IBM, Microsoft and the EU (FP7 and FP6). He is a Chartered Fellow of the British Computer Society (BCS), a senior member of the IEEE, a member of the ACM and a recipient of a National Institute of Engineers Australia award for excellence in engineering education. He is the general co-chair for UIST 2013 and ITS 2013 (in St Andrews in Oct 2013), MobileHCI 2014 in Toronto and is the Program Chair for PerDis 2014. He has held chairing roles in twenty international conferences and has served on over eighty international conference and workshop program committees.

Recent Publications

Out of Sight: a toolkit for tracking occluded human joint positions

Sidetap & slingshot gestures on unmodified smartwatches

Yeo, HS, Lee, J, Bianchi, A & Quigley, AJ 2016, Sidetap & slingshot gestures on unmodified smartwatches. in Adjunct Proceedings of the 29th Annual Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology. ACM Press - Association for Computing Machinery, New York, pp. 189-190, 29th ACM User Interface Software and Technology Symposium, Tokyo, Japan, 16-19 October. DOI: 10.1145/2984751.2984763

RadarCat : Radar Categorization for input & interaction

Yeo, HS, Flamich, G, Schrempf, P, Harris-Birtill, DCC & Quigley, AJ 2016, RadarCat : Radar Categorization for input & interaction. in Proceedings of the 29th Annual Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology. ACM, pp. 833-841, 29th ACM User Interface Software and Technology Symposium, Tokyo, Japan, 16-19 October. DOI: 10.1145/2984511.2984515

WatchMI: pressure touch, twist and pan gesture input on unmodified smartwatches

Yeo, HS, Lee, J, Bianchi, A & Quigley, AJ 2016, WatchMI: pressure touch, twist and pan gesture input on unmodified smartwatches. in Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services: MobileHCI '16 . ACM Press - Association for Computing Machinery, pp. 394-399 , 18th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services, Florence, Italy, 6-9 September. DOI: 10.1145/2935334.2935375

WatchMI: applications of watch movement input on unmodified smartwatches

Yeo, HS, Lee, J, Bianchi, A & Quigley, AJ 2016, WatchMI: applications of watch movement input on unmodified smartwatches. in Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services Adjunct: MobileHCI '16 . ACM Press - Association for Computing Machinery, pp. 594-598, 18th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services, Florence, Italy, 6-9 September. DOI: 10.1145/2957265.2961825

Challenges in mobile multi-device ecosystems

Facilitator, functionary, friend or foe? Studying the role of iPads within learning activities across a school year

Mann, A-M, Hinrichs, U, Read, JC & Quigley, AJ 2016, Facilitator, functionary, friend or foe? Studying the role of iPads within learning activities across a school year. in Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. ACM Press - Association for Computing Machinery, New York, pp. 1833-1845, CHI'16, San Jose, CA, United States, 7-12 May. DOI: 10.1145/2858036.2858251

Collocated interaction: new challenges in 'same time, same place' research

Fischer, JE, Porcheron, M, Lucero, A, Quigley, A, Scott, SD, Ciolfi, L, Rooksby, J & Memarovic, N 2016, Collocated interaction: new challenges in 'same time, same place' research. in CSCW '16 Companion Proceedings of the 19th ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing Companion . ACM Press - Association for Computing Machinery, pp. 465-472, 19th ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing, CSCW 2016, San Francisco, United States, 26-2 March. DOI: 10.1145/2818052.2855522

Trading Consequences: a case study of combining text mining and visualisation to facilitate document exploration

Jeeves – a visual programming environment for mobile experience sampling

Rough, DJ & Quigley, AJ 2015, 'Jeeves – a visual programming environment for mobile experience sampling' Paper presented at IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing (VL/HCC), Atlanta, United States, 18/10/15 - 22/10/15, .