CHI 2019 Best Paper Award for Dr Christof Lutteroth

CAMERA CHI 2019 Best Paper Award for Dr Christof Lutteroth

Congratulations to Dr Christof Lutteroth who not only has four full papers accepted to CHI 2019, but has won a Best Paper award at this premier international conference of Human-Computer Interaction.

The winning paper is shared below:

ReType: Quick Text Editing with Keyboard and Gaze


When a user needs to reposition the cursor during text editing, this is often done using the mouse. For experienced typists especially, the switch between keyboard and mouse can slow down the keyboard editing workflow considerably. To address this we propose ReType, a new gaze-assisted positioning technique combining keyboard with gaze input based on a new ‘patching’ metaphor. ReType allows users to perform some common editing operations while keeping their hands on the keyboard. We present the result of two studies. A free-use study indicated that ReType enhances the user experience of text editing. ReType was liked by many participants, regardless of their typing skills. A comparative user study showed that ReType is able to match or even beat the speed of mouse-based interaction for small text edits. We conclude that the gaze-augmented user interface can make common interactions more fluent, especially for professional keyboard users.

Sindhwani, S., Lutteroth, C., & Weber, G. (Accepted/In press). ReType: Quick Text Editing with Keyboard and Gaze. In Proceedings of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (pp. 1-13). (CHI: Conference on Human Factors and Computing Systems). ACM Press.

You can read more here.

Dr Lutteroth has a further three full papers accepted, which you can explore here.




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