usability, design, interaction design, information, web usability, user interface design, usability engineering,user testing, usability inspection, heuristic evaluation, webdesign, UI, GUI, HCI, user-centered design,human-computer interaction, mensch computer interaktion,universität konstanz, usability test, benutzerfreundlichkeit, mensch-maschine-interaktion, mensch-computer-interaktion, human-computer-interaction, usable, website usability, ergonomie, ergonomisch, psychologie, gestalt principles, scenario, information visualization,informationsvisualisierung, User Interface Evaluation, Usability testing, Human Factors, Erogonomic, Ergonomics, User Interfaces, User Interface, Interfaces, informations visualisierung, visual information seeking system, visual search interface, Mensch & Computer 2012Harald Reiterer

Author Archives: Florian Geyer

2 Papers and Workshop at NordiCHI 2012

Our group contributes two papers and co-organizes a workshop at the NordiCHI 2012 conference which will take place from October 14th to October 17th in Copenhagen, Denmark. NordiCHI is the main Nordic forum for human-computer interaction research, with the conference proceedings published by ACM. The 7th NordiCHI conference is hosted by the IT University Copenhagen. [...]

7 Contributions to Mensch & Computer 2012

We are happy that 7 contributions from our group were accepted for presentation at this year’s Mensch & Computer conference. The largest German conference on Human-Computer Interaction will be hosted by our group in Konstanz from September 9th to September 12th. We will present two full papers: A Comparison of Spatial Grouping Techniques on Interactive [...]

Our group is featured in ACM interactions

Our research group is featured in the current issue of ACM interactions magazine. Interactions magazine is a mirror on the human-computer interaction and interaction design communities and beyond. The magazine is circulated to approximately 6000 subscribers per issue, which includes all ACM members of SIGCHI. As the third largest ACM publication it has a very large [...]

Honorable Mention – Best Contribution to Creative Communication Award

Our paper Designing Reality-Based Interfaces for Creative Group Work which we presented at the 8th ACM Creativity and Cognition Conference in Atlanta, USA was awarded with a Honorable Mention for Best Contribution to Creative Communication. Overall three papers were selected by the jury based on the following criteria: Communication, Creativity, Applicants, Design Innovation, Design for [...]

Talk of Prof. Reiterer about Blended Library in Bern, 16.11.2011

The vision and the state of the art of our ongoing project Blended Library will be presented by Prof Reiterer at the 4th Autumn School ”New Services in Library and Information Science” ( in Bern. At this event the new book “Benutzerorientierte Bibliotheken im Web” (  will be presented to the public. Our Blended Library project [...]

Talk of Prof. Gerhard Fischer (University of Colorado)

Update: We uploaded the slides of his inspiring talk here. On November 17th 2011, Prof. Gerhard Fischer from the University of Colorado, USA will visit our group. He will give a talk about “A Conceptual Framework for Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning at Work”. The talk will take place in Room C252 from 10:15 to 12:00. We [...]

Best Poster Award at INTERACT 2011

Our poster entitled NAVI – A Proof-of-Concept of a Mobile Navigational Aid for Visually Impaired Based on the Microsoft Kinect won the Best Poster Award at the INTERACT 2011 conference in Lisbon, Portugal. It was selected by the jury as the best of the 54 posters that were presented at the conference.

Full Paper and Award Nomination at Creativity and Cognition

Our group will present one full paper entitled Designing Reality-Based Interfaces for Creative Group Work at the 8th ACM Creativity and Cognition Conference that will take place at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, USA from 3rd to 6th November 2011.We are also proud and honored that our contribution was nominated for the Best [...]

2 full papers accepted at Mensch & Computer 2011

Two full papers from our group were accepted for presentation at this year’s Mensch & Computer conference. The largest german conference on Human-Computer Interaction will take place in Chemnitz, Germany from September 11th to September 14th. We will present one paper on “content-sensitive navigation in traffic control” (Inhaltssensitive Navigation in der Verkehrsleitzentrale) and one paper [...]