Nicolas Villar


Refereed Publications

  1. Nicolas Villar, Matt Jervis, Alexander Lang, Hans Gellersen
    "The ColorDex DJ System: A Novel Interface for Music Mixing"
    To appear in Proc. New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME'07).
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  2. Nicolas Villar and Hans Gellersen
    "A Malleable Control Structure for Softwired User Interfaces"
    In Proc. Tangible and Embedded Interaction (TEI '07).
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  3. Wolfgang Spiessl, Nicolas Villar, Hans Gellersen and Albrecht Schmidt
    "VoodooFlash: Authoring across Digital and Physical Form"
    In Proc. Tangible and Embedded Interaction (TEI '07).
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  4. Nicolas Villar, Florian Block
    "Distributed and Adaptable Home Control." In Adj. Proc. ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST '06.) Montreux, Switzerland.
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  5. Nicolas Villar and Hans Gellersen
    "The Friday Afternoon Project: A Two-Hour Prototyping Exercise"
    In proceedings of Mobile and Embedded Interactive Systems (MEIS'06). Dresden, Germany.
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  6. Nicolas Villar, Kiel Gilleade, Devina Raymundy-Ellis and Hans Gellersen.
    The VoodooIO Gaming Kit: A Real-Time Adaptable Gaming Controller.” In Proc. of Advances in Computer Entertainment (ACE '06). * Best paper award!
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  7. John Bowers and Nicolas Villar.
    Creating Ad Hoc Instruments with PPP”. In Proc of. New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME ‘06), Paris, France. June 2006.
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  8. Florian Block, Nicolas Villar, Mike Hazas, Dave Molyneaux and Hans Gellersen. "Locating Physical Objects on Interactive Surfaces"
    In proceedings of Mobile and Embedded Interactive Systems (MEIS'06). Dresden, Germany.
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  9. William Gaver, John Bowers , Andy Boucher, Andy Law, Sarah Pennington , Nicolas Villar. "The History Tablecloth: Illuminated Domestic Activity". In Proc. of ACM DIS 2006.
  10. Nicolas Villar, Adam Lindsay and Hans Gellersen.
    "A rearrangeable tangible interface for musical composition and performance." In Proc. of New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME '05), Vancouver, Canada. May 2005.
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  11. Bayliss, A., Sheridan, J.G., & Villar, N.
    "New Shapes on the Dancefloor: Influencing ambient sound and vision with computationally-augmented poi". International Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Media. Intellect: Bristol. March 2005.
  12. N. Villar, G. Kortuem, K Van Laerhoven and A. Schmidt.
    "The Pendle: A Personal Mediator for Mixed Initiative Environments" In Proc. of the IEE International Workshop on Intelligent Environments 2005.
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  13. Keith Cheverst, Hee Eon Byon, Dan Fitton, Corina Sas, Chris Kray and Nicolas Villar. “Exploring Issues of User Model Transparency and Proactive Behaviour in an Office Environment Control System”. User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction, special issue on Ubiquitous Computing and User Modeling
  14. N. Villar, K. Van Laerhoven, H.-W. Gellersen. "A Physical Notice Board with Digital Logic and Display". In Adjunct Proceedings of the European Symposium on Ambient Intelligence 2004; ACM ISBN: 1-58113-992-6.
  15. F. Block, A. Schmidt, N. Villar, H.-W. Gellersen. "Towards a Playful User Interface for Home Entertainment Systems." In Proc. of the European Symposium on Ambient Intelligence 2004; ISBN: 3-540-23721-6. Springer, pp. 207-217.
  16. William W. Gaver, John Bowers, Andrew Boucher, Hans Gellersen, Sarah Pennington, Albrecht Schmidt, Anthony Steed, Nicolas Villar, Brendan Walker "The drift table: designing for ludic engagement." Extended abstracts CHI '04. Vienna, Austria. ACM Press. ISBN:1-58113-703-6.
  17. K. Van Laerhoven, N. Villar and H.-W. Gellersen. "Multi-Level Sensory Interpretation and Adaptation in a Mobile Cube". In Proc. of the third workshop on Artificial Intelligence in Mobile Systems (AIMS), Ubicomp 2003. , ISSN 0944-7822. pp. 111-117. Seattle, WA.
  18. K. Van Laerhoven, N. Villar, A. Schmidt, G. Kortuem and H.-W. Gellersen. "Using an Autonomous Cube for Basic Navigation and Input". In Proceedings of ICMI/PUI 2003. ISBN: 1-58113-621-8; ACM Press. Vancouver, Canada. 2003, pp. 203-211.
  19. N. Villar, A. Schmidt, G. Kortuem and H.-W. Gellersen. "Interacting with Proactive Community Displays" Computers & Graphics Magazine, Vol. 27, No. 6, 2003.
  20. K. Van Laerhoven, N. Villar and H.-W. Gellersen. "Pin&Mix: When Pins Become Interaction Components." In Proceedings of the Workshop on Real World User Interfaces (PI03) at the Fifth International Symposium on Human Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI 2003), September 2003, Udine, Italy.
  21. K. Van Laerhoven, N. Villar, A. Schmidt, H.-W. Gellersen, M. Hakansson, and L. E. Holmquist. "Pin&Play: The Surface as Network Medium" In IEEE Communications Magazine, April 2003, Vol.41 No.4., ISSN: 0163-6804, IEEE Press, pp. 90-96.
  22. K. Van Laerhoven, N. Villar, M. Hakansson, and H.-W. Gellersen. "Pin & Play: Bringing Power and Networking to Wall-Mounted Appliances". In Proceedings of the 5th IEE International Workshop on Networked Appliances, Liverpool, UK, ISBN 0-7803-7686-2, IEEE Press, 2002, pp. 131-137.

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