Computer Science @ University of St Andrews

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Dr Miguel Nacenta

Dr Miguel Nacenta

Director of Postgraduate Research

Position: Senior Lecturer

Research profile

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

Office: JC1.04 - Jack Cole Building, North Haugh

Phone: +44 (0)1334 46 3265

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

Recent Publications

Pointing all around you: selection performance of mouse and ray-cast pointing in full-coverage displays

Petford, J, Nacenta, M & Gutwin, C 2018, Pointing all around you: selection performance of mouse and ray-cast pointing in full-coverage displays. in Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI'18)., 533, ACM, New York, NY, ACM CHI 2018 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Montréal, Canada, 21/04/18. DOI: 10.1145/3173574.3174107

Considering agency and data granularity in the design of visualization tools

Mendez, GG, Nacenta, M & Hinrichs, U 2018, Considering agency and data granularity in the design of visualization tools. in Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI'18)., 638, ACM, New York, NY, ACM CHI 2018 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Montréal, Canada, 21/04/18. DOI: 10.1145/3173574.3174

Ivolver: A visual language for constructing visualizations from in-the-wild data

Nacenta, MA & Méndez, GG 2017, Ivolver: A visual language for constructing visualizations from in-the-wild data. in Proceedings of the 2017 ACM International Conference on Interactive Surfaces and Spaces, ISS 2017. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, pp. 438-441, 2017 ACM International Conference on Interactive Surfaces and Spaces, ISS 2017, Brighton, United Kingdom, 17/10/17. DOI: 10.1145/3132272.3132299

Measuring readiness-to-hand through differences in attention to the task vs. attention to the tool

Alzayat, A, Hancock, M & Nacenta, M 2017, Measuring readiness-to-hand through differences in attention to the task vs. attention to the tool. in Proceedings of the 2017 ACM International Conference on Interactive Surfaces and Spaces (ISS '17). ACM, pp. 42-51, Interactive Surfaces aand Spaces, Brighton, United Kingdom, 17/10/17. DOI: 10.1145/3132272.3134114

Reading small scalar data fields: color scales vs. Detail on Demand vs. FatFonts

Manteau, C, Nacenta, M & Mauderer, M 2017, Reading small scalar data fields: color scales vs. Detail on Demand vs. FatFonts. in Proceedings of the 43rd Graphics Interface Conference (GI '17). Canadian Human-Computer Communications Society, pp. 50-56, Graphics Interface 2017, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, 16/05/17. DOI: 10.20380/GI2017.07

Bottom-up vs. top-down: trade-offs in efficiency, understanding, freedom and creativity with InfoVis tools

Mendez, GG, Hinrichs, U & Nacenta, M 2017, Bottom-up vs. top-down: trade-offs in efficiency, understanding, freedom and creativity with InfoVis tools. in Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. ACM, New York, pp. 841-852, ACM CHI 2017 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Denver, United States, 6/05/17. DOI: 10.1145/3025453.3025942

Opportunistic visualization with iVoLVER

Méndez, GG & Nacenta, MA 2016, Opportunistic visualization with iVoLVER. in 2016 IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing, VL/HCC 2016., 7739693, IEEE Computer Society, pp. 234-235, IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing, VL/HCC 2016, Cambridge, United Kingdom, 4/09/16. DOI: 10.1109/VLHCC.2016.7739693

The ASPECTA toolkit: affordable Full Coverage Displays

Petford, J, Nacenta, M, Gutwin, C, Eremondi, J & Ede, C 2016, The ASPECTA toolkit: affordable Full Coverage Displays. in Proceedings of the 5th ACM International Symposium on Pervasive Displays. ACM, pp. 87-105, 5th ACM International Symposium on Pervasive Displays, Oulu, Finland, 20/06/16. DOI: 10.1145/2914920.2915006

All across the circle: using auto-ordering to improve object transfer between mobile devices

Li, 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. DOI: 10.20380/GI2016.07

The effects of changing projection geometry on perception of 3D objects on and around tabletops