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    • 1991 Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory Video Reports 

      Plaisant, Catherine (Editor) (2000-06-23)
      Introduction - Ben Shneiderman, Scheduling home control devices - Catherine Plaisant, Ben Shneiderman, Touchscreen toggles - Catherine Plaisant , A home automation system - Reuel Launey (Custom Command Systems), PlayPen ...
    • 1992 Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory Video Reports 

      Plaisant, Catherine (Editor) (1998-10-15)
      Introduction - Ben Shneiderman, [3:00], Dynamic Queries: database searching by direct manipulation - Ben Shneiderman, Chris Williamson, Christopher Ahlberg, [10:55], Treemaps for visualizing hierarchical information - ...
    • 1993 Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory Video Reports 

      Plaisant, Catherine (Editor) (1998-10-15)
      Introduction and table of contents - Ben Shneiderman, [4:00] Dynamaps: dynamic queries on a health statistics atlas - Catherine Plaisant and Vinit Jain, [6:34], Hierarchical visualization with Treemaps: making sense ...
    • 1994 Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory Video Reports 

      Plaisant, Catherine (Edited by); Reesch, John (Video by) (1998-10-15)
      80 minute video demonstrations of the past year's research Topics are: Introduction and table of contents - Ben Shneiderman, [3:18] Visual information seeking using the FilmFinder - Christopher Ahlberg, Ben Shneiderman, ...
    • 1995 Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory Video Reports 

      Plaisant, Catherine (Edited by) (2000-07-21)
      49 minute video of the labs work over the past year. Topics are: Introduction and table of contents - Ben Shneiderman Using Dynamic Queries for Youth Services Information - Anne Rose, Ajit Vanniamparampil Life-Lines: ...
    • 1996 HCIL Video Reports 

      Plaisant, Catherine (1998-12-05)
      Elastic Windows for Rapid Multiple Window Management Life-Lines: Visualizing Personal Histories Designing Interfaces for Youth Services Information Management Query Previews in Networked Information Systems the Case of ...
    • Accuracy, Target Reentry and Fitts' Law Performance of Preschool Children Using Mice 

      Hourcade, Juan Pablo; Bederson, Benjamin B.; Druin, Allison; Guimbretiere, Francois (2003-06-04)
      Several experiments by psychologists and human factors researchers have shown that when young children execute pointing tasks, they perform at levels below older children and adults. However, these experiments were ...
    • Accurate Anchor-Free Node Localization in Wireless Sensor Networks 

      Youssef, Adel; Younis, Mohamed; Agrawala, Ashok (2006-02-10)
      There has been a growing interest in the applications of wireless sensor networks in unattended environments. In such applications, sensor nodes are usually deployed randomly in an area of interest. Knowledge of accurate ...
    • Accurate computation of Galerkin double surface integrals in the 3-D boundary element method 

      Adelman, Ross; Gumerov, Nail A.; Duraiswami, Ramani (2015-05-29)
      Many boundary element integral equation kernels are based on the Green’s functions of the Laplace and Helmholtz equations in three dimensions. These include, for example, the Laplace, Helmholtz, elasticity, Stokes, and ...
    • An Accurate Time-Management Unit for Real-Time Processors 

      Kailas, Krishnan K.; Agrawala, Ashok K. (1998-10-15)
      Time management is an important aspect of real-time computation. Traditional high performance processors provide little or no support for management of time. In this report, we propose a time-management unit which can ...
    • Active Harmony: Towards Automated Performance Tuning 

      Tapus, Cristian; Chung, I-Hsin; Hollingsworth, Jeffrey K. (2002-08-01)
      In this paper we present the Active Harmony automated runtime tuning system. We describe the interface used by programs to make applications tunable. We present the Library Specification Layer which helps program library ...
    • Active Logic and Heim's Rules for Updating Discourse Context 

      Gurney, John; Perlis, Don; Purang, Khemdut (1998-10-15)
      Discourse unfolds in time, giving rise to a cascade of belief changes in the listener. Yet this temporal evolution of discourse and belief is typically ignored in theoretical treatments of discourse. It has been claimed ...
    • Active Logic Applied to Cancellation of Gricean Implicture 

      Purang, Khemdut; Perlis, Don; Gurney, John (1998-10-15)
      Dialog proceeds over time, during which inferred beliefs come and go in the listener. Yet this temporal aspect of dialog and belief is typically ignored in theoretical treatments of dialog. Using a simple example of a ...
    • Active Logics: A Unified Formal Approach to Episodic Reasoning 

      Elgot-Drapkin, Jennifer; Kraus, Sarit; Miller, Michael; Nirkhe, Madhura; Perlis, Donald (1999-10-14)
      Artificial intelligence research falls roughly into two categories: formal and implementational. This division is not completely firm: there are implementational studies based on (formal or informal) theories (e.g., CYC, ...
    • Active Proxy-G: Optimizing the Query Execution Process in the Grid 

      Andrade, Henrique; Kurc, Tahsin; Sussman, Alan; Saltz, Joel (2002-05-22)
      The Grid environment facilitates collaborative work and allows many users to query and process data over geographically dispersed data repositories. Over the past several years, there has been a growing interest in ...
    • AD (Attacker Defender) Game 

      Kochut, Andrzej; Agrawala, Ashok K.; Larsen, Ronald L.; Shankar, A. Udaya (2002-01-31)
      Information Dynamics is a framework for agent-based systems that gives a central position to the role of information, time, and the value of information. We illustrate system design in the Information Dynamics Framework ...
    • Adapting Scrum to Managing a Research Group 

      Hicks, Michael; Foster, Jeffrey S. (2010-09-18)
      Score is an adaptation of the Scrum agile software development methodology to the task of managing Ph.D. students in an academic research group. This paper describes Score, conceived in October 2006, and our experience ...
    • Adapting to Route-demand and Mobility (ARM) in Ad hoc Network Routing 

      Ahn, Sungjoon; Shankar, A. Udaya (2001-05-10)
      We present ARM (Adapting to Route-demand and Mobility), a control mechanism that allows any proactive routing protocol to dynamically adapt in a totally distributed manner to changes in node mobility and workload ...
    • Adapting Treemaps to Stock Portfolio Visualization 

      Turo, David; Jungmeister, Walter-Alexander (1998-10-15)
      Treemap visualization techniques are extended and applied to stock market portfolios via a prototype application. Designed to facilitate financial decision-making, the prototype provides an overview of large amounts of ...
    • Adaptive Cost Estimation for Client-Server based Heterogeneous Database Systems 

      Yao, Zhaohui; Chen, Chungmin Melvin; Roussopoulos, Nick (1998-10-15)
      In this paper, we propose a new method for estimating query cost in client-server based heterogeneous database management system. The cost estimation parameters are adjusted by an Adaptive Cost Estimation (ACE) module ...