EuroHCIR2012 Proceedings

Important Dates

  • Submission: 22 29th June 2012
  • Reviews Due: 23th July 2012
  • Notifications: 25th July 2012
  • Camera Ready: 3rd Aug 2012
  • Workshop: 24/25th August 2012


Last Year's Workshop

The proceedings from the euroHCIR 2011 workshop are now online:

Supported by

MUMIA is supporting euroHCIR2012 as a WG3 event
supported as a MUMIA WG3 event, as part of COST Action-IC1002



We'll be using the #euroHCIR hashtag where possible




Friday 24th August 2012 - 5:30pm - Poster Session

The workshop begins with the poster session on the Friday Night, which is open to all IIiX2012 participants, and includes drinks and snacks. See below.

Saturday 25th August 2012 - 9:30am till 4:00pm - Main Workshop

According to university open hours, the workshop will run between 9:30am and 4:00pm, available to those regsitered for the workshop.

Times Activity
09:30 - 9:45 Doors open and mingle
09:45 - 10:15 Introduction
10:15 - 11:00 Industry Keynote from Dominic Winsor

Dominic Winsor is a UX/IA design consultant in the UK who has worked for SapientNitro and on projects with Vodafone and BSkyB. Dominic cites himself as a true generalist with a naturally inquisitive and curious mind. Dominic will be presenting case studies of recent projects and successful design decisions made on them.

Coffee Break
11:20 - 12:20

    Methods & Measures

  • Using card sorts to understand how users think of personal information
    David Elsweiler and Paul Thomas
  • Using semantic differentials for an evaluative view of the search engine as an interactive system
    Frances Johnson
  • The fault, dear researchers, is not in Cranfield, But in our metrics, that they are unrealistic.
    Mark Smucker and Charles Clarke
13:10 - 14:10

Studies & Results

  • A Model of Consumer Search Behaviour
    Tony Russell-Rose and Stephann Makri
  • Revisiting User Information Needs in Aggregated Search
    Shanu Sushmita, Martin Halvey, Mounia Lalmas and Robert Villa
  • Improving search experience on distributed leisure events
    Richard Schaller, Morgan Harvey and David Elsweiler
Coffee Break
14:30 - 15:30

Designs & Ideas

  • Opinion mapping: information visualization approaches for comparative sentiment analysis
    William Hsu and Praveen Koduru
  • Search System Functions for Supporting Search Modes
    Thomas Beckers and Norbert Fuhr
  • Ingredients for a User Interface to Support Media Studies Researchers in Data Collection
    Marc Bron, Frank Nack, Maarten De Rijke and Jasmijn Van Gorp
15:30 - 15:45 Closing Discussion
Workshop Dinner
at time/location TBA - for whoever is in town for the night.


  • Vague Query Formulation by Design
    Marcus Nitsche and Andreas Nuernberger
  • Using Wordclouds to Navigate and Summarize Twitter Search Results
    Rianne Kaptein
  • Search User Interface Design for Children: Challenges and Solutions
    Tatiana Gossen, Marcus Nitsche and Andreas Nuernberger
  • Towards Detecting Wikipedia Task Contexts
    Hanna Knäusl, David Elsweiler and Bernd Ludwig
  • Supporting Serendipitous and Focused Search
    Junte Zhang
  • EyeGrab: A Gaze-based Game with a Purpose to Enrich Image Context Information
    Tina Walber, Chantal Neuhaus and Ansgar Scherp
  • User-Centred Design to Support Exploration and Path Creation in Cultural Heritage Collections
    Paula Goodale, Mark Michael Hall, Kate Fernie, Paul Clough, Mark Stevenson, Phil Archer, Nigel Ford, Andrea De Polo, Samuel Fernando and Nikolaos Aletras
  • CUES: Cognitive Usability Evaluation System
    Matthew Pike, Max L. Wilson, Anna Divoli and Alyona Medelyan
  • From Task-based Evaluation to Feature-based Evaluation in Personal Search
    Seyedeh Sargol Sadeghi, Mark Sanderson and Falk Scholer
  • Visualization of clandestine labs from seizure reports: thematic mapping and data mining research directions
    William Hsu, Mohammed Abduljabbar, Ryuichi Osuga, Max Lu and Wesam Elshamy
  • Collaborative environment of the PROMISE infrastructure: an "ELEGantt" approach
    Preben Hansen, Claudio Bartolini, Gregorio Convertino, Giuseppe Santucci, Marco Angelini and Guido Granato
  • Do non-experts benefit from controlled vocabularies in search interfaces?
    Ying-Hsang Liu, Paul Thomas, Jan-Felix Schmakeit and Tom Gedeon
  • A Generative Information Visualization Method for Interactive Data Exploration
    Luca Buriano