Publications

2017

Productive, Anxious, Lonely – 24 Hours Without Push Notifications (arXiv pre-print).
Martin Pielot and Luz Rello.
MobileHCI ’17: ACM International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services, 2017.

Affect Influences User Engagement With Notification-Delivered Content.
Kostadin Kushlev, Bruno Cardoso, Martin Pielot.
MobileHCI ’17: ACM International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services, 2017.

Language Learning On-The-Go: Opportune Moments and Design of Mobile Microlearning Sessions.
Tilman Dingler, Dominik Weber, Martin Pielot, Jennifer Cooper, Chun-Chen Chang, Niels Henze.
MobileHCI ’17: ACM International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services, 2017.

Practical Processing of Mobile Sensor Data for Continual Deep Learning Predictions (arXiv pre-print).
Kleomenis Katevas, Ilias Leontiadis, Martin Pielot, Joan Serrà.
EMDL ’17: 1st International Workshop on Embedded and Mobile Deep Learning @ MobiSys ’17.

2016

Make It Big! The Effect of Font Size and Line Spacing on Online Readability.
Luz Rello, Martin Pielot, and Mari-Carmen Marcos.
CHI ’16: ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2016.

Boredom Triggered Microtasks

Nuria Oliver, Martin Pielot, Tilman Dingler
Productivity Decomposed: Getting Big Things Done with Little Microtasks Workshop at CHI 2016.

METHOD, APPARATUS AND SYSTEM FOR MONITORING ATTENTION LEVEL OF A USER OF A COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE
US Patent application 15/142,349, filing date 29/04/2016.

Method and system for image capturing prevention of information displayed on a screen and computer program thereof.

Martin Pielot.
US20160246999 A1. Filed: Oct 8, 2013. Published: Aug 25, 2016. (Also published as WO 2015049397 A1, EP3035229A1)

2015

When Attention is not Scarce – Detecting Boredom from Mobile Phone Usage (best-paper award).
Martin Pielot, Tilman Dingler, Jose San Pedro, and Nuria Oliver
UbiComp’ 15: ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing, 2015.

Boredom-Computer Interaction: Boredom Proneness and The Use of Smartphone.
Aleksandar Matic, Martin Pielot, and Nuria Oliver.
UbiComp’ 15: ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing, 2015.

I’ll be there for you : Quantifying Attentiveness towards Mobile Messaging.
Tilman Dingler and Martin Pielot.
MobileHCI ’15: ACM International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services, 2015.

Boredom-Triggered Proactive Recommendations.
Martin Pielot, Linas Baltrunas, and Nuria Oliver.
Smarttention, Please! Intelligent Attention Management on Mobile Devices — Workshop @ MobileHCI, 2015.

Smarttention, Please! Intelligent Attention Management on Mobile Devices Workshop
Benjamin Poppinga, Martin Pielot, Niels Henze, Nuria Oliver, Karen Church, Alireza Sahami
Workshop at MobileHCI ’15: ACM International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services, 2015.

The Do Not Disturb Challenge – A Day Without Notifications (Poster).
Martin Pielot and Luz Rello.
CHI EA ’15: Extended abstracts on Human factors in Computing Systems, 2015.

The Collision of Online and Offline Expectations in Computer-Mediated Communication.
Martin Pielot and Nuria Oliver.
Between the Lines: Reevaluating the Online/Offline Binary – A Workshop at CHI ’15. 2015.

Method for predicting reactiveness of users of mobile devices for mobile messaging
Martin Pielot, Nuria Oliver Ramirez, Haewoon Kwak, Rodrigo De Oliveira.
US Patent App. 14/577,488, 2014. Filed: Dec 19, 2014. Published: Jun 25, 2015.

2014

An In-Situ Study of Mobile Phone Notifications (best-paper award).
Martin Pielot, Karen Church, Rodrigo de Oliveira.
MobileHCI ’14: ACM International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services, 2014.

Large-Scale Evaluation of Call-Availability Prediction.
Martin Pielot.
UbiComp ’14: ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing, 2014.

A Method to Improve the Spelling of Children with Dyslexia.
Luz Rello, Clara Bayarri, Yolanda Otal, Martin Pielot.
ASSETS ’14: ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility.

Snapchat: How to Understand a Teen Phenomenon
Martin Pielot and Nuria Oliver
Workshop on Understanding Teen UX: Building a Bridge to the Future @ CHI ’14, 2014.

Didn’t You See My Message? Predicting Attentiveness to Mobile Instant Messages
Martin Pielot, Rodrigo de Oliveira, Haewoon Kwak, Nuria Oliver
CHI 2014: ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2014.

A Large-scale assessment of mobile notifications
Alireza Sahami Shirazi, Niels Henze, Tilman Dingler, Martin Pielot, Dominik Weber, Albrecht Schmidt
CHI 2014: ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2014.

Unobtrusive Observation of Cycling Tourists in the Wild.
Benjamin Poppinga, Martin Pielot, Wilko Heuten, Susanne Boll.
International Journal of Mobile Human Computer Interaction (IJMHCI), 6(4), pp. 22–41. 2014.

2013

Empirical Research through Ubiquitous Data Collection.
Niels Henze, Alireza Sahami Shrazi, Albrecht Schmidt, Martin Pielot and Florian Michahelles.
Computer, vol. 46, no. 6, pp. 74-76, June 2013.

Peripheral Vibro-Tactile Displays.
Martin Pielot and Rodrigo de Oliveira.
MobileHCI ’13: 15th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services, 2013.

Size Matters (Spacing not): 18 Points for a Dyslexic-friendly Wikipedia.
Luz Rello, Martin Pielot, Mari-Carmen Marcos and Roberto Carlini.
W4A ’13: 10th International Cross-Disciplinary Conference on Web Accessibility, 2013.

Method and system for preventing image captures of the information displayed on a screen, and computer program for same
Martin Pielot
Patent Application No WO2015049397 A1.

Ambient Reminder: Unobtrusively Reminding Users of Upcoming Tasks with Ambient Light.
Heiko Müller, Anastasia Kazakova, Martin Pielot, Wilko Heuten and Susanne Boll.
INTERACT ’13: 14th IFIP TC13 Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, 2013.

Towards Ambient Notifications
Heiko Müller, Martin Pielot and Rodrigo de Oliveira
Peripheral Interaction: Embedding HCI in Everyday Life Workshop in conjunction with INTERACT ’13. 2013.

Peripheral Information Displays Using Vibro-Tactile Stimuli (Poster)
Martin Pielot and Rodrigo de Oliveira
CHI EA ’13 Extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems, 2013.

App Stores: External Validity for Mobile HCI.
Niels Henze and Martin Pielot.
ACM interactions. March-April 2013.

Keeping Groups Together with a Public/Private Light Display.
Heiko Müller, Benjamin Poppinga, Martin Pielot, Wilko Heuten, and Susanne Boll.
Interactive City Lighting Workshop at CHI 2013.

Continual Remote Connectedness through Peripheral Vibro-Tactile Displays.
Martin Pielot.
The Future of Personal Video Communications: Moving Beyond Talking Heads to Shared Experience Workshop at CHI 2013.

2012

Dude, Where’s My Car? In-Situ Evaluation of a Tactile Car Finder.
Martin Pielot, Stephan Zerhusen, Wilko Heuten, and Susanne Boll.
NordiCHI 2012: Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, 2012.

Unobtrusively Reminding Users of Upcoming Tasks with Ambient Light: Ambient Timer. (Poster)
Heiko Mueller, Martin Pielot, Anastasia Kazakova, Wilko Heuten, Susanne Boll.
NordiCHI 2012: Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, 2012.

PaceGuard: Improving Running Cadence by Real-time Auditory Feedback.
Jutta Fortmann, Martin Pielot, Martin Büscher, Marco Mittelsdorf, Stefan Trienen, and Susanne Boll.
MobileHCI 2012: ACM SIGCHI International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services, 2012.

Tacticycle: Supporting Exploratory Bicycle Trips.
Martin Pielot, Benjamin Poppinga, Wilko Heuten, and Susanne Boll.
MobileHCI 2012: ACM SIGCHI International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services, 2012.

PocketMenu: Non Visual Menus for Touch Screen Devices.
Martin Pielot, Anastasia Kazakova, Tobias Hesselmann, Wilko Heuten, and Susanne Boll.
MobileHCI 2012: ACM SIGCHI International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services, 2012.

How to do Mobile HCI Research in the large (Course). (Slides from 2011)
Niels Henze and Martin Pielot.
MobileHCI 2012: ACM SIGCHI International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services, 2012.

Towards an Objective Comparison of Scanning-Based Interaction Techniques.
Benjamin Poppinga, Martin Pielot, Wilko Heuten, and Susanne Boll.
HAID ’12 Haptic and Audio Interaction Design, 2012.

AmbiX: Designing Ambient Light Information Displays.
Heiko Müller, Jutta Fortmann, Martin Pielot, Tobias Hesselmann, Benjamin Poppinga, Niels Henze, Wilko Heuten, and Susanne Boll.
Designing Interactive Lighting Workshop in conjunction with DIS ’12, 2012.

Using App Stores to Conduct Longitudinal Research.
Martin Pielot, Benjamin Poppinga, Wilko Heuten, and Susanne Boll.
Theories, methods and case studies of longitudinal HCI research Workshop at CHI ’12, 2012.

Conveying Spatial Information for Navigation and Orientation with Tactile Displays.
Martin Pielot.
PhD Thesis – University of Oldenburg, Germany, OLWIR Verlag, 2012.

PocketNavigator: Studying Tactile Navigation Systems In-Situ.
Martin Pielot, Benjamin Poppinga, Wilko Heuten, and Susanne Boll.
CHI 2012: ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2012.

Selbst-Monitoring zur Motivation für ein gesundes Altern Persuasive Self-Monitoring for Healthy Aging.
Elif Çakır Turgut, Jochen Meyer, Martin Pielot, Janko Timmermann, Wilko Heuten.
5. Deutscher AAL-Kongress, 2012.

User-centred process for the definition of free-hand gestures applied to controlling music playback.
Andreas Löcken, Tobias Hesselmann, Martin Pielot, Niels Henze, and Susanne Boll.
Multimedia Systems, 18(1), pages 15-31, 2012.

2011

6th Senses for Everyone! The Value of Multimodal Feedback in Handheld Navigation Aids.
Martin Pielot, Benjamin Poppinga, Wilko Heuten, and Susanne Boll.
ICMI 2011: 13th International Conference on Multimodal Interaction, 2011.

TouchOver Map: Audio-Tactile Exploration of Interactive Maps.
Benjamin Poppinga, Charlotte Magnusson, Martin Pielot, and Kirsten Rassmus-Gröhn.
MobileHCI ’11: Human computer interaction with mobile devices and services, 2011.

A Tactile Compass for Eyes-free Pedestrian Navigation.
Martin Pielot, Benjamin Poppinga, Wilko Heuten, Jeschua Schang, and Susanne Boll.
INTERACT 2011: 13th IFIP TC13 Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, 2011.

Evaluating Mobile Accessible Applications is a Challenge: Can the Virtual Observer be a Proper Solution? .
Benjamin Poppinga, Martin Pielot, Wilko Heuten, and Susanne Boll
MOBACC’11: Workshop on Mobile Accessibility at INTERACT ’11. 2011.

Experiments in App Stores – How to Ask Users for their Consent?.
Martin Pielot, Niels Henze, and Susanne Boll.
Ethics, Logs and Videotape: Ethics in Large Scale Trials & User Generated Content workshop at CHI ’11, 2011.

A Tactile Friend Sense for Keeping Groups Together.
Martin Pielot, Benjamin Poppinga, and Susanne Boll.
CHI EA ’11 Proceedings of the 29th of the international conference extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems, 2011.

My App is an Experiment: Experience from User Studies in Mobile App Stores (pre-print).
Niels Henze, Martin Pielot, Benjamin Poppinga, Torben Schinke, and Susanne Boll.
International Journal of Mobile Human Computer Interaction, 2011, Vol 3, No 4, 71-91.

2010

Free-Hand Gestures for Music Playback: Deriving Gestures with a User-Centred Process.
Andreas Löcken, Niels Henze, Tobias Hesselmann, Martin Pielot, and Susanne Boll.
MUM ’10: 9th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia, 2010.

Unsupervised User Observation in the App Store: Experiences with the Sensor-based Evaluation of a Mobile Pedestrian Navigation Application..
Benjamin Poppinga, Martin Pielot, and Susanne Boll
OMUE ’10: Observing the Mobile User Experience(in conjunction with NordiCHI ’10), 2010.

“In Fifty Metres Turn Left”: Why Turn-by-turn Instructions Fail Pedestrians.
Martin Pielot and Susanne Boll.
Using Audio and Haptics for Delivering Spatial Information via Mobile Devices (in conjunction with MobileHCI ’10), 2010.

OMUE ’10: Observing the Mobile User Experience.
Benjamin Poppinga, Charlotte Magnusson, Wilko Heuten, David McGookin, Niels Henze, Ginger B. Claassen, Martin Pielot, Hakan Eftring, and Jörn Peters.
Workshop in conjunction with NordiCHI ’10, 2010.

PocketNavigator: Vibro-Tactile Waypoint Navigation for Everyday Mobile Devices.
Martin Pielot, Benjamin Poppinga, and Susanne Boll.
MobileHCI ’10: Human computer interaction with mobile devices and services, 2010.

Using Audio and Haptics for Delivering Spatial Information via Mobile Devices.
Margarita Anastassova, Charlotte Magnusson, Martin Pielot, Gary Randall, and Ginger B. Claassen.
Workshop in conjunction with MobileHCI ’10, 2010.

Natch : A Watch-like Display for Less Distracting Pedestrian Navigation.
Martin Pielot, Björn Vester, Anastasia Kazakova, Lennart Brammer, Benjamin Poppinga, and Susanne Boll.
Mensch & Computer (Human & Computer), 2010.

Tactile Wayfinder: Comparison of Tactile Waypoint Navigation with Commercial Pedestrian Navigation Systems.
Martin Pielot and Susanne Boll.
Pervasive ’10: The Eighth International Conference on Pervasive Computing, 2010.

Where is my Team? Supporting Situation Awareness with Tactile Displays.
Martin Pielot, Oliver Krull, and Susanne Boll.
CHI ’10: SIGCHI conference on Human factors in computing systems, 2010.

2009

Understanding Tourists on a Bicycle Trip “In The Wild”.
Martin Pielot, Benjamin Poppinga, and Susanne Boll.
Mobile Living Lab ’09 Workshop in conjuction @ MobileHCI ’09, 2009.

The mobile Oracle: a tool for early user involvement.
Charlotte Magnusson, Martin Pielot, Margarita Anastassova, Kirsten Rassmuss-Gröhn, Konrad Tollmar, and Samuel Roselier.
MobileHCI ’09: Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services, 2009.

Tacticycle – A Tactile Display for Supporting Tourists on a Bicycle Trip.
Benjamin Poppinga, Martin Pielot, and Susanne Boll.
MobileHCI ’09: Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services, 2009.

Companion Platform – Modular Software Platform for Rapid Development of Mobile Applications.
Daniel Wichmann, Martin Pielot, and Susanne Boll.
it – Information Technology, 2009, 51, 72-78.

Supporting Paper Map-based Navigation with Tactile Cues.
Martin Pielot, Niels Henze, and Susanne Boll.
MobileHCI ’09: Human computer interaction with mobile devices and services, 2009.

2008

Applying Tactile Displays to Automotive User Interfaces.
Martin Pielot, Dirk Ahlers, Amna Asif, and Susanne Boll.
AUIIA ’08: Automotive User Interfaces, 2008.

Evaluation of Continuous Direction Encoding with Tactile Belts.
Martin Pielot, Niels Henze, Wilko Heuten, and Susanne Boll.
HAID ’08: Haptic and Audio Interaction Design, 2008.

Evaluation of Camera Phone Based Interaction to Access Information Related to Posters.
Martin Pielot, Niels Henze, Christian Nickel, Christian Menke, Sören Samadi, and Susanne Boll.
MIRW ’08: Mobile Interaction with the Real World @ MobileHCI ’08, 2008.

Tactile Wayfinder: A Non-Visual Support System for Wayfinding.
Wilko Heuten, Niels Henze, Martin Pielot, and Susanne Boll.
NordiCHI ’08: Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, 2008.

ideAAL- Technological aspects of AAL.
Jens Kamenik, Oliver Nee, Martin Pielot, Birger Martens, Wilko Heuten, Carsten Beth, Matthias Brucke, and Susanne Boll.
UDay VI & Seniorengerechte Schnittstellen zur Technik, 2008.

ideAAL – an integrated development environment for AAL.
Jens Kamenik, Oliver Nee, Martin Pielot, Birger Martens, and Matthias Brucke.
Tagungsband Ambient Assisted Living, 2008.

GNSS quality in pedestrian applications: a developer perspective.
Dirk Ahlers, Martin Pielot, Daniel Wichmann, and Susanne Boll.
WPNC ’08: Workshop on Positioning, Navigation and Communication, 2008.

FriendSense: Sensing your Social Net at Night.
Martin Pielot, Niels Henze, and Susanne Boll.
Night and darkness: interaction after dark @ CHI ’08, 2008.

2007

Tangible User Interface for the Exploration of Auditory City Maps.
Martin Pielot, Niels Henze, Wilko Heuten, and Susanne Boll.
HAID ’07: Haptic and Audio Interaction Design, 2007.