UC SPARK - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Professor Andrew Jeremy Cockburn

Computer Science and Software Engineering

Fields of Research

  • Human-computer interaction

Researcher Summary

My research interests cover a range of topics within empirical Human-Computer Interaction (HCI).

For further information, please see http://www.cosc.canterbury.ac.nz/research/RG/HCI/HCIlab/Publications/

Subject Area: Disciplines

Research Groups

Key Methodologies

  • Formal experimental design
  • Predictive performance models
  • Software development
  • Usability studies

Research/Scholarly/Creative Works

Journal Articles
  • Cockburn AJ., Quinn P. and Gutwin CA. (2017) The Effects of Interaction Sequencing on User Experience and Preference. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies (in press) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhcs.2017.07.005.
  • Aceituno J., Malacria S., Quinn P., Roussel N., Cockburn A. and Casiez G. (2016) The design, use, and performance of edge-scrolling techniques. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies 97: 58-76. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhcs.2016.08.001.
  • Scarr J., Gutwin C., Cockburn A. and Bunt A. (2015) StencilMaps and EphemeralMaps: spatially stable interfaces that highlight command subsets. Behaviour and Information Technology 34(11): 1092-1106. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0144929X.2015.1046927.
  • Cockburn A., Gutwin C., Scarr J. and Malacria S. (2014) Supporting Novice to Expert Transitions in User Interfaces. ACM Computing Surveys 47(2): 31.
  • Scarr J., Cockburn A. and Gutwin C. (2013) Supporting and Exploiting Spatial Memory in User Interfaces. Foundations and Trends in Human-Computer Interaction 6(1): 1-84. http://dx.doi.org/10.1561/1100000046.
  • Cockburn A., Ahlstroem D. and Gutwin C. (2012) Understanding Performance in Touch Selections: Tap, Drag and Radial Pointing Drag with Finger, Stylus and Mouse. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies 70(3): 218-233. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhcs.2011.11.002.
  • Hauber J., Regenbrecht H., Cockburn A. and Billinghurst M. (2012) The Impact of Collaborative Style on the Perception of 2D and 3D Videoconferencing Interfaces. The Open Software Engineering Journal 6(1): 1-20. http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/1874107X01206010001.
  • Cockburn A., Quinn P., Gutwin C., Ramos G. and Looser J. (2011) Air pointing: Design and evaluation of spatial target acquisition with and without visual feedback. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies 69(6): 401-414. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhcs.2011.02.005.
  • Tanvir E., Bunt A., Cockburn A. and Irani P. (2011) Improving cascading menu selections with adaptive activation areas. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies 69(11): 769-785. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhcs.2011.06.005.
  • Cockburn A. and Gutwin C. (2010) A Model of Novice and Expert Navigation Performance in Constrained Input Interfaces. ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction 17(3): 13. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1806923.1806927.
  • Alexander J., Cockburn A. and Lobb R. (2008) AppMonitor: A Tool for Recording User Actions in Unmodified Windows Applications. Behavior Research Methods 40(2): 413-421. http://dx.doi.org/10.3758/BRM.40.2.413.
  • Casiez G., Vogel D., Balakrishnan R. and Cockburn A. (2008) The Impact of Control-Display Gain on User Performance in Pointing Tasks. Human-Computer Interaction 23(3): 215-250. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07370020802278163.
  • Cockburn A. and Brewster S. (2005) Multimodal Feedback for the Acquisition of Small Targets. Ergonomics 48(9): 1129-1150. http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals.
  • Jones S., Jones M., Marsden G., Patel D. and Cockburn A. (2005) An Evaluation Of Integrated Zooming and Scrolling On Small Screens. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies 63(3): 271-303.
  • Moyle M. and Cockburn A. (2005) A Flick in the Right Direction: A Case Study of Gestural Input. Behaviour and Information Technology 24(4): 275-288. http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals.
  • Cockburn A. and McKenzie B. (2004) Evaluating spatial memory in two and three dimensions. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies 61(3): 359-373.
  • Cockburn A. and Smith M. (2003) Hidden Messages: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Code Elision in Program Navigation. Interacting with Computers 15(3): 387-407.
  • Bell T., Cockburn A., McKenzie B. and Vargo J. (2001) Digital lectures: If you make them, will students use them? Constraints on effective delivery of flexible learning systems. Interactive Multimedia Journal of Computer-Enhanced Learning 3(2) http://imej.wfu.edu/articles/2001/2/06/index.asp.
  • Cockburn A. and McKenzie B. (2001) What Do Web Users Do? An Empirical Analysis of Web Use. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies 54(6): 903-922.
  • Cockburn A., Bell T. and McKenzie B. (2001) Death to the office of the nineties: An HCI perspective on some problems in modern office information systems. Journal of Research and Practice in Information Technology 33(1): 68-82.
  • Cockburn A., Bell T. and McKenzie B. (2001) Death to the office of the nineties: An HCI perspective on some problems in modern office information systems. Journal of Research and Practice in Information Technology 33(1): 68-82.
  • Cockburn A. and Greenberg S. (2000) Issues of Page Representation and Organisation in Web Browser's Revisitation Tools. Australian Journal of Information Systems 7(2): 120-127.
  • Cockburn A. and Weir P. (1999) An investigation of groupware support for collaborative awareness through distortion-oriented views. International Journal of Human Computer Interaction 11(3): 231-255.
  • Cockburn A. and Greenberg S. (1998) The Design and Evolution of TurboTurtle, a Collaborative Microworld for Exploring Newtonian Physics. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, Academic Press 48(6): 777-801.
  • Cockburn A. and Bryant A. (1997) Leogo: An equal opportunity user interface for programming. Journal of Visual Languages and Computing 8(5-6): 601-619.
  • Cockburn A. and Bryant A. (1997) Leogo: An equal opportunity user interface for programming. Journal of Visual Languages and Computing 8(5--6): 601-619.
  • Cockburn A. and Jones S. (1996) Which way now? analysing and easing inadequacies in WWW navigation. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies 45(1): 105-129. http://dx.doi.org/10.1006/ijhc.1996.0044.
Conference Contributions - Other
  • Buchmann V., Billinghurst M. and Cockburn A. (2008) Directional Interfaces for Wearable Augmented Reality. Wellington, New Zealand: 9th Annual ACM SIGCHI-NZ Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (CHINZ 2008), 2-2 Jul 2008
  • Buchmann V., Violich S., Billinghurst M. and Cockburn A. (2004) FingARtips - Gesture Based Direct Manipulation in Augmented Reality. Singapore: Proceedings of Graphite '04: International Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, 1 Jun 2004
  • Looser J., Billinghurst M. and Cockburn A. (2004) Through the Looking Glass: The Use of Lenses as an Interface Tool for Augmented Reality. Nanyang Technological University, Singapore: Graphite 2004, 15 Jun 2004
  • JasonSmith M. and Cockburn A. (2003) Get a Way Back: An Evaluation of Temporal Lists. Adelaide, Australia: Proceedings of the Fourth Australasian User Interface Conference (AUIC2003), 1 Feb 2003
  • Wright T. and Cockburn A. (2003) A Framework for Evaluating Multiple Language Programming Environments. Dunedin, New Zealand: Proceedings of CHINZ'03, Annual Conference of the New Zealand Chapter of the ACM Special Interest Group on Human-Computer Interaction, 1 Jul 2003
  • Wright T. and Cockburn A. (2003) An Evaluation of the Effects of Different Forms of Computer Supported Collaboration on Problem Solving Strategies. Dunedin, New Zealand: Proceedings of CHINZ'03; Annual Conference of the New Zealand Chapter of the ACM Special Interest Group on Human-Computer Interaction, 1 Jul 2003
  • Cockburn A., McKenzie B. and JasonSmith M. (2002) Evaluating a Temporal Behaviour for Web Browsers' Back and Forward Buttons. Honolulu, HI, USA: Proceedings of the 11th International WWW Conference, 7 May 2002
  • Wright T. and Cockburn A. (2002) Together, Apart: Evaluating Modes of CSCL for Learning a Problem Solving Task. Proceedings of ACM Computer Supported Collaborative Learning, 24 Jun 2002
  • Cockburn A. and Greenberg S. (1999) Issues of Page Representation and Organisation in Web Browser's Revisitation Tools. Wagga Wagga, Australia: OzCHI'99: Australian Conference on Computer-Human Interaction, 28 Nov 1999
  • Cockburn A. and Greenberg S. (1999) Issues of Page Representation and Organisation in Web Browser's Revisitation Tools. Wagga Wagga, Australia: Proceedings of the 1999 Computer Human Interaction Specialist Interest Group of the Ergonomics Society of Australia, 1 Nov 1999
  • Cockburn A., Greenberg S., McKenzie B., JasonSmith M. and Kaasten S. (1999) WebView: A Graphical Aid for Revisiting Web Pages. Wagga Wagga, Australia: Australian Conference on Computer-Human Interaction (OzCHI'99), 28 Nov 1999
  • Cockburn A., Greenberg S., McKenzie B., Jasonsmith M. and Kaasten S. (1999) WebView: A graphical aid for revisiting web pages. Wagga Wagga, Australia: Proceedings of the 1999 Computer Human Interaction Specialist Interest Group of the Ergonomics Society of Australia (OzCHI'99), 1 Nov 1999
  • Greenberg S. and Cockburn A. (1999) Getting back to back: Alternate behaviors for a web browser's back button. Gaithersburg, Maryland: 5th Conference on Human Factors and the Web, 1 Jan 1999
  • Churcher N., Cockburn A., McMaster B. and Horlor J. (1998) Cute--the design and evolution of a first year programming environment. Dunedin, New Zealand: Software Engineering: Education and Practice, 1 Jan 1998
  • Cockburn A. and Bryant A. (1998) Cleogo: Collaborative and Multi-Paradigm Programming for Kids. Japan: Asia Pacific Conference Human Computer Interaction, 15 Jul 1998
  • Weir P. and Cockburn A. (1998) Distortion-Oriented Workspace Awareness in DOME. Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, England: British Computer Society Conference on Human-Computer Interaction., 1 Sep 1998
  • Cockburn A. and Dale A. (1997) CEVA: a tool for collaborative video analysis. Arizona, USA: In ACM Group '97. International Conference on Supporting Group Work., 1 Jan 1997
  • Cockburn A. and Jones S. (1997) Design issues for World Wide Web navigation visualisation tools. McGill University, Montreal: Proceedings of the 5th Conference on Computer-Assisted Research of Information., 1 Jun 1997
Chapters
  • Cockburn A. (2004) Web Browsers. In Bainbridge WS (Ed.), Berkshire Encyclopedia of Human-Computer Interaction: 80-83. Great Barrington: Berkshire Publishing.
Edited Volumes
  • Billinghurst M. and Cockburn A. (Ed.) (2005) User Interfaces 2005: Sixth Australasian User Interface Conference (AUIC2005), Newcastle, NSW, Australia. Sydney: Australian Computer Society. 148pp. http://www.crpit.com/Vol40.html.
  • Cockburn A. (Ed.) (2004) Proceedings of the Fifth Australasian User Interface Conference (AUIC2004). Sydney: Australian Computer Society.
Additional Publications
  • Cockburn A., Gutwin C., Palanque P., Deleris Y., Trask C., Coveney A., Yung M. and MacLean K. (2017) Turbulent Touch: Touchscreen Input for Cockpit Flight Displays. Denver, USA: ACM CHI 2017 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 6-11 May 2017. : 12. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3025453.3025584.
  • Gutwin C., Cockburn A. and Coveney A. (2017) Peripheral Popout: The Influence of Visual Angle on Popout Effects. Denver, CO: ACM CHI 2017 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 6-11 May 2017. : 12. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3025453.3025984.
  • Gutwin C., Cockburn A. and Gough N. (2017) A Field Experiment of Spatially-Stable Overviews for Document Navigation. Denver, CO: ACM CHI 2017 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 6-11 May 2017. : 12. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3025453.3025905.
  • Uddin S., Gutwin C. and Cockburn A. (2017) The Effects of Artificial Landmarks on Learning and Performance in Spatial-Memory Interfaces. Denver, CO: ACM CHI 2017 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 6-11 May 2017. : 13. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3025453.3025497.
  • Gutwin C., Rooke C., Cockburn A., Mandryk R. and Lafreniere B. (2016) Peak-End Effects on Player Experience in Casual Games. San Jose, CA, USA: ACM CHI 2016 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 7-12 May 2016. : 12pp.
  • Gutwin C., Rooke C., Cockburn A., Mandryk RL. and Lafreniere B. (2016) Peak-end effects on player experience in casual games. In Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings: 5608-5619. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2858036.2858419.
  • Lafreniere B., Gutwin C., Cockburn A. and Grossman T. (2016) Faster command selection on touchscreen watches. In Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings: 4663-4674. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2858036.2858166.
  • Lafreniere B., Gutwin C., Cockburn A. and Grossman T. (2016) Faster Command Selection on Touchscreen Watches. San Jose, CA, USA: ACM CHI 2016 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 7-12 May 2016. : 12pp.
  • Quinn P. and Cockburn A. (2016) When bad feels good: Assistance failures and interface preferences. In Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings: 4005-4010. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2858036.2858074.
  • Quinn P. and Cockburn A. (2016) When Bad Feels Good: Failed Assistance and Interface Preferences. San Jose, CA, USA: ACM CHI 2016 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 7-12 May 2016. : 6pp.
  • Schramm K., Gutwin C. and Cockburn A. (2016) Supporting transitions to expertise in hidden toolbars. In Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings: 4687-4698. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2858036.2858412.
  • Schramm K., Gutwin C. and Cockburn A. (2016) Supporting Transitions to Expertise in Hidden Toolbars. San Jose, CA, USA: ACM CHI 2016 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 7-12 May 2016. : 12pp.
  • Cockburn A. and McGrenere J. (2015) CHI 2015 papers and notes chairs' welcome. In Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings 2015-April: vii.
  • Cockburn A., Quinn P. and Gutwin C. (2015) Examining the Peak-End Effects of Subjective Experience. Seoul, Korea: ACM CHI 2015 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 18-23 Apr 2015. CHI '15: 357-366. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2702123.2702139.
  • Gutwin C., Cockburn A. and Lafreniere B. (2015) Testing the Rehearsal Hypothesis with Two FastTap Interfaces. Halifax, Canada: Graphics Interface 2015 (GI 2015), 3-5 Jun 2015. In GI 2015 Proceedings: 223-231.
  • Malacria S., Acetuno J., Quinn P., Casiez G., Cockburn A. and Roussel N. (2015) Push-Edge and Slide-Edge: Scrolling by Pushing Against the Viewport Edge. Seoul, Korea: 33rd Annual ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2015), 18-23 Apr 2015. CHI '15: 2773-2776. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2702123.2702132.
  • Fitchett S., Cockburn A. and Gutwin C. (2014) Finder Highlights: Field Evaluation and Design of an Augmented File Browser. Toronto, Canada: ACM CHI 2014 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 26 Apr-1 May 2014. In Proceedings: 3685-3694. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/2556288.2557014.
  • Gutwin C., Cockburn A., Scarr J. and Malacria S. (2014) Faster Command Selection on Tablets with FastTap. Toronto, Canada: ACM CHI 2014 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 26 Apr-1 May 2014. : 10pp. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2556288.2557136.
  • Nancel M. and Cockburn A. (2014) Causality: A Conceptual Model of Interaction History. Toronto, Canada: ACM CHI 2014 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 26 Apr-1 May 2014. : 10pp. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2556288.2556990.
  • Scarr J., Cockburn A., Gutwin C., Bunt A. and Cechanowicz J. (2014) The Usability of CommandMaps in Realistic Tasks. Toronto, Canada: ACM CHI 2014 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 26 Apr-1 May 2014. : 10pp. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2556288.2556976.
  • Seah SA., Plasencia DM., Bennet P., Karnik A., Ortocol V., Knibbe J., Cockburn A. and Subramanian S. (2014) SensaBubble: A Chrono-Sensory Mid-Air Display of Sight and Smell. Toronto, Canada: ACM CHI 2014 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 26 Apr-1 May 2014. In Proceedings: 2863-2872. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2556288.2557087.
  • Emerson J., Churcher N. and Cockburn A. (2013) Tag Clouds for Software and Information Visualisation. Christchurch, New Zealand: CHINZ 2013: 14th Annual Conference of the New Zealand Chapter of the ACM Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction, 15-16 Nov 2013.
  • Fitchett S., Cockburn A. and Gutwin C. (2013) Improving Navigation-Based File Retrieval. Paris, France: ACM CHI'2013 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 27 Apr-2 May 2013. In CHI '13 Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems: 2329-2338. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2470654.2481323.
  • Jain M., Cockburn A. and Madhvanath S. (2013) Comparison of Phone-Based Distal Pointing Techniques for Point-Select Tasks. Cape Town, South Africa: Proceedings of INTERACT'13, 2-6 Sep 2013. In In Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) - INTERACT 2013 8118: 714-721. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-40480-1_49.
  • Malacria S., Bailly G., Harrison J., Cockburn A. and Gutwin C. (2013) Promoting Hotkey Use through Rehearsal with ExposeHK. Paris, France: ACM CHI'2013 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 27 Apr-2 May 2013. In CHI '13 Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems: 573-582. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2470654.2470735.
  • Malacria S., Scarr J., Cockburn A., Gutwin C. and Grossman T. (2013) Skillometers: Reflective Widgets that Motivate and Help Users to Improve Performance. St Andrews, UK: 26th ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology 2013 (UIST), 8-11 Oct 2013.
  • Piumsomboon T., Clark A., Billinghurst M. and Cockburn A. (2013) User-defined gestures for Augmented Reality. Cape Town, South Africa: 14th IFIP TC13 Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (INTERACT'13), 2-6 Sep 2013. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) - INTERACT 2013 8118: 282-299. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-40480-1_18.
  • Piumsomboon T., Clark A., Billinghurst M. and Cockburn A. (2013) User-defined gestures for augmented reality. Paris, France: CHI '13, 27 Apr-2 May 2013. In CHI '13 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems: 955-960. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2468356.2468527.
  • Quinn P., Malacria S. and Cockburn A. (2013) Touch scrolling transfer functions. In UIST 2013 - Proceedings of the 26th Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology: 61-70. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2501988.2501995.
  • Quinn P., Malacria S. and Cockburn A. (2013) Touch Scrolling Transfer Functions. St Andrews, UK: 26th ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology 2013 (UIST), 8-11 Oct 2013. : 10pp.
  • Scarr J., Cockburn A., Gutwin C. and Malacria S. (2013) Testing the Robustness and Performance of Spatially Consistent Interfaces. Paris, France: ACM CHI'2013 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 27 Apr-2 May 2013. In CHI '13 Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems: 3139-3148. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2470654.2466430.
  • Quinn P., Cockburn A., Casiez G., Roussell N. and Gutwin C. (2012) Exposing and understanding scrolling transfer functions. Cambridge, MA, USA: ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST), 7-10 Oct 2012. In UIST'12:: 341-350. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2380116.2380161.
  • Bateman S., Doucette A., Xiao R., Gutwin C., Mandryk RL. and Cockburn A. (2011) Effects of view, input device, and track width on video game driving. St John's, Canada: Graphics Interface 2011, 25-27 May 2011. In GI'11: 207-214. http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1992917.1992952.
  • Ens B., Ahlstrom D., Cockburn A. and Irani P. (2011) Characterizing user performance with assisted direct off-screen pointing. Stockholm, Sweden: 13th International Conference on Human Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (Mobile HCI 2011), 30 Aug-2 Sep 2011. In ACM Digitial Library: 485-494. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2037373.2037445.
  • Lévesque V., Marchuk ND., Oram L., Johnson D., MacLean K., Edward Colgate J., Cockburn A. and Peshkin MA. (2011) Frictional widgets: Enhancing touch interfaces with programmable friction. In Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings: 1153-1158. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1979742.1979713.
  • Levesque V., Oram L., MacLean KE., Cockburn A., Marchuk ND., Johnson D., Colgate JE. and Peshkin MA. (2011) Enhancing Physicality in Touch Interaction with Programmable Friction. Vancouver, Canada: Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 7-12 May 2011. In Proceedings of ACM CHI'2011: 2481-2490. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1978942.1979306.
  • Quinn P., Cockburn A., Räihä KJ. and Delamarche J. (2011) On the Costs of Multiple Trajectory Pointing Methods. Vancouver, Canada: ACM CHI'2011 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 7-12 May 2011. In Proceedings of ACM CHI'2011: 859-862. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1978942.1979067.
  • Scarr J., Cockburn A., Gutwin C. and Quinn P. (2011) Dips and Ceilings: Understanding and Supporting Transitions to Expertise in User Interfaces. Vancouver, Canada: Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 7-12 May 2011. In Proceedings of ACM CHI'2011: 2741-2750. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1978942.1979348.
  • Tak S., Scarr J., Gutwin C. and Cockburn A. (2011) Supporting Window Switching with Spatially Consistent Thumbnail Zones: Design and Evaluation. Lisbon, Portugal: 13th IFIP TC13 Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (Interact 2011), 5-9 Sep 2011. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS): Human-Computer Interaction - Interact 2011 6946: 331-347. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-23774-4_27.
  • Xiao R., Nacenta MA., Mandryk RL., Cockburn A. and Gutwin C. (2011) Ubiquitous cursor: a comparison of direct and indirect pointing feedback in multi-display environments. St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada: Graphics Interface 2011, 25-27 May 2011. In GI'11: 135-142. http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1992917.1992939.
  • Ahlstroem D., Cockburn A., Gutwin C. and Irani P. (2010) Why it's Quick to be Square: Modelling New and Existing Hierarchical Menu Designs. Atlanta, GA, USA: 28th ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2010), 10-15 Apr 2010. In CHI 2010 Proceedings: 1371-1380. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1753326.1753534.
  • Fitchett S. and Cockburn A. (2010) MultiScroll: Using Multitouch Input to Support Hybrid Relative and Absolute Mobile Scrolling. Dundee, UK: 24th BCS Conference on Human Computer Interaction - HCI2010, 6-10 Sep 2010.
  • Oosterman J. and Cockburn A. (2010) An Empirical Comparison of Tag Clouds and Tables. Brisbane, Australia: OzCHI 2010, 22-26 Nov 2010. In Proceedings of OzCHI 2010: 288-295.
  • Alexander J., Cockburn A., Fitchett S., Gutwin C. and Greenberg S. (2009) Revisiting Read Wear: Analysis, Design, and Evaluation of a Footprints Scrollbar. Boston, MA, USA: 27th CHI Conference (CHI 2009), 4-9 Apr 2009. In Proceedings: 1665-1674.
  • Fitchett S. and Cockburn A. (2009) Evaluating reading and analysis tasks on mobile devices: A case study of tilt and flick scrolling. In Proceedings of the 21st Annual Conference of the Australian Computer-Human Interaction Special Interest Group - Design: Open 24/7, OZCHI '09 411: 225-232. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1738826.1738863.
  • Fitchett S. and Cockburn A. (2009) Evaluating Reading and Analysis Tasks on Mobile Devices: A Case Study of Tilt and Flick Scrolling. Melbourne, Australia: 21st Annual Conference of the Australian Computer-Human Interaction Special Interest Group of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia (OZCHI2009), 23-27 Nov 2009. : 235-242.
  • Quinn P. and Cockburn A. (2009) Zoofing! Faster List Selections with Pressure-Zoom-Flick-Scrolling. Melbourne, Australia: 21st Annual Conference of the Australian Computer-Human Interaction Special Interest Group: Design (OZCHI'09), 23-27 Nov 2009. In OZCHI'09: 185-192. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1738826.1738856.
  • Tak S. and Cockburn A. (2009) Window Watcher: A Visualisation Tool for Understanding Windowing Activities. Melbourne, Australia: 21st Annual Conference of the Australian Computer-Human Interaction Special Interest Group: Design (OZCHI'09), 23-27 Nov 2009. In OZCHI'09: 241-248. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1738826.1738865.
  • Tak S., Cockburn A., Humm K., Ahlstroem D., Gutwin C. and Scarr J. (2009) Improving Window Switching Interfaces. Uppsala, Sweden: INTERACT 2009: 12th IFIP TC13 Conference on Human Interaction, 24-28 Aug 2009. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LCNS) 5727/2009(Human-Computer Interaction - INTERACT 2009): 187-200. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-03658-3_25.
  • Zucco JE., Thomas BH., Grimmer-Sommers K. and Cockburn A. (2009) A Comparison of Menu Configurations and Pointing Devices for use with Wearable Computers while Mobile and Stationary. Linz, Austria: 13th International Symposium on Wearable Computers (ISWC '09), 4-7 Sep 2009. In ISWC '09: 63-70. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ISWC.2009.15.
  • Alexander J. and Cockburn A. (2008) An Empirical Characterisation of Electronic Document Navigation. Windsor, Canada: Graphics Interface 2008, 28-30 May 2008. In Proceedings of Graphics Interface 2008: 123-130.
  • Alexander J. and Cockburn A. (2008) Characterising electronic document use, reuse, coverage and multi-document interaction. In New Zealand Computer Science Research Student Conference, NZCSRSC 2008 - Proceedings: 1-8.
  • Alexander J., Cockburn A., Fitchett S., Gutwin C. and Greenberg S. (2008) Revisiting Read Wear: Analysis, Design, and Evaluation of a Footprints Scrollbar.Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering.
  • Quinn P. and Cockburn A. (2008) The Effects of Menu Parallelism on Visual Search and Selection. Wollongong, Australia: Australasian User Interface Conference (AUIC'08), 22-25 Jan 2008. In Proceedings of the Ninth Australasian User Interface Conference (AUIC 2008) CRPIT(76): 79-84.
  • Quinn P., Cockburn A. and Indratmo CG. (2008) An Empirical Investigation of Dynamic Landmarking Functions. Naples, Italy: Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI'08), 28-30 May 2008. In Proceedings of Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI'08): 322-325. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1385569.1385623.
  • Quinn P., Cockburn A., Indratmo. and Gutwin C. (2008) An investigation of dynamic landmarking functions. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Advanced Visual Interfaces AVI: 322-325. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1385569.1385623.
  • Tanvir E., Cullen J., Irani P. and Cockburn A. (2008) AAMU: Adaptive Activation Area Menus for Improving Selection in Cascading Pull-Down Menus. Florence, Italy: CHI'2008 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 5-10 Apr 2008. In Proceedings of the CHI'2008 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems: 1381-1384.
  • Amer T., Cockburn A., Green R. and Odgers G. (2007) Evaluating Swiftpoint as a Mobile Device for Direct Manipulation Input. Ballarat, Australia: Eighth Australasian User Interface Conference - AUIC 2007, 30 Jan-2 Feb 2007. In Conferences in Research and Practice in Information Technology (CPRIT) 64(User Interfaces 2007): 63-70.
  • Cockburn A., Gutwin C. and Greenberg S. (2007) A Predictive Model of Menu Performance. San Jose, CA, USA: Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2007), 28 Apr-3 May 2007. In Proceedings of the Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 1: 627-636. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1240624.1240723.
  • Cockburn A., Kristennson PO., Alexander J. and Zhai S. (2007) Hard Lessons: Effort-Inducing Interfaces Benefit Spatial Learning. San Jose, CA, USA: Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2007), 28 Apr-3 May 2007. In Proceedings of the Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2: 1571-1580. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1240624.1240863.
  • Hancock M., Carpendale S. and Cockburn A. (2007) Shallow-Depth 3D Interaction: Design and Evaluation of One-, Two-, and Three-Touch Techniques. San Jose, CA, USA: Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2007), 28 Apr-3 May 2007. In Proceedings of the Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2: 1147-1156. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1240624.1240798.
  • Looser L., Billinghurst M., Grasset R. and Cockburn A. (2007) An Evaluation of Virtual Lenses for Object Selection in Augmented Reality. Perth, Australia: 5th International Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques in Australasia and Southeast Asia (Graphite 2007), 1-4 Dec 2007. In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques in Australia and Southeast Asia: 203-210. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1321261.1321297.
  • Ramos G., Cockburn A., Balakrishnan R. and Beaudouin-Lafon M. (2007) Pointing Lenses: Facilitating Stylus Input through Visual- and Motor-Space Magnification. San Jose, CA, USA: Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2007), 28 Apr-3 May 2007. In Proceedings of the Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 1: 757-767. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1240624.1240741.
  • Cockburn A. and Brock P. (2006) Human On-Line Response to Visual and Motor Target Expansion. Quebec City, Canada: Graphics Interface 2006, 7-9 Jun 2006. In Proceedings of the 2006 Conference on Graphics Interface: 81-87.
  • Cockburn A. and Gin A. (2006) Faster Cascading Menu Selections with Enlarged Activation Areas. Quebec City, Canada: Graphics Interface 2006, 7-9 Jun 2006. In Proceedings of the 2006 Conference on Graphics Interface: 65-71.
  • Cockburn A., Gutwin C. and Alexander J. (2006) Faster Document Navigation with Space Filling Thumbnails. Montreal, Canada: Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2006), 22-27 Apr 2006. In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems: 10pp.
  • Cockburn A., Gutwin C. and Alexander J. (2006) Faster document navigation with space-filling thumbnails. In Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings 1: 1-10.
  • Gutwin C. and Cockburn A. (2006) Improving List Revisitation with ListMaps. Venice, Italy: Advanced Visual Interfaces Conference (AVI'06), 23-26 May 2006. In Proceedings of the Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI'06): 396-403. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1133265.1133347.
  • Hauber J., Regenbrecht H., Billinghurst M. and Cockburn A. (2006) Spatiality in Videoconferencing: Trade-offs Between Efficiency and Social Presence. Banff, Canada: Computer Supported Cooperative Work Conference (CSCW 2006), 4-8 Nov 2006. In Proceedings of the 2006 20th Anniversary Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work: 413-422.
  • Jurgens V., Cockburn A. and Billinghurst M. (2006) Depth Cues for Augmented Reality Stakeout. University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand: CHINZ 2006 - Design Centered HCI, 6-7 Jul 2006. In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference NZ Chapter of the ACM's Special Interest Group on Human-Computer Interaction (SIGCHI-NZ): 117-124.
  • Blinmann S. and Cockburn A. (2005) Program Comprehension: Investigating the Effects of Naming Style and Documentation. Newcastle, Australia: Sixth Australasian User Interface Conference (AUIC2005), 1 Feb 2005. In Conferences in Research and Practice in Information Technology Series Volume 40: 73-78. http://www.crpit.com/Vol40.html.
  • Cockburn A., Savage J. and Wallace A. (2005) Tuning and Testing Scrolling Interfaces that Automatically Zoom. Portland, OR, USA: CHI 2005: Technology, Safety, Community, 2 Apr 2005. In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems: 71-80. http://www.chi2005.org/index.html.
  • Cockburn A., Savage J. and Wallace A.(2005) Tuning and Testing Scrolling Interfaces that Automatically Zoom. [CD Published video-proceedings].
  • Hauber J., Regenbrecht H., Hills A., Cockburn A. and Billinghurst M. (2005) Social Presence in Two- and Three-Dimensional Videoconferencing. London, UK: Presence 2005: The 8th Annual International Workshop on Presence, 21 Sep 2005. : 189-198.
  • Looser J., Cockburn A. and Savage J. (2005) On the Validity of Using First-Person Shooters for Fitts' Law Studies. Edinburgh, UK: People and Computers XIX (Volume 2): British Computer Society Conference on Human Computer Interaction, 5 Sep 2005. : 33-36.
  • Wright T. and Cockburn A. (2005) Evaluation of Two Textual Programming Notations for Children. Newcastle, Australia: Sixth Australasian User Interface Conference (AUIC2005), 1 Feb 2005. In Conferences in Research and Practice in Information Technology Series Volume 40: 55-62. http://www.crpit.com/Vol40.html.
  • Cockburn A. (2004) Revisiting 2D vs 3D Implications on Spatial Memory. Dunedin, New Zealand: Proceedings of the 5th Australasian User Interface Conference (AUIC2004), 1 Jan 2004. In Conferences in Research and Practice in Information Technology Series: 25-32.
  • Wallace A., Savage J. and Cockburn A. (2004) Rapid Visual Flow: How Fast is Too Fast? Dunedin, New Zealand: Proceedings of the 5th Australasian User Interface Conference (AUIC2004), 1 Jan 2004. In Conferences in Research and Practice in Information Technology Series: 117-122.
  • Cockburn A. and Savage J. (2003) Comparing Speed-Dependent Automatic Zooming with Traditional Scroll, Pan and Zoom Methods. Bath, UK: People and Computers XVII: British Computer Society Conference on Human Computer Interaction, 1 Sep 2003. : 87-102. http://www.bcs-hci.org.uk/hci2003/hci2003-final-programme.pdf.
  • Cockburn A. and Siresena A. (2003) Evaluating Mobile Text Entry with the Fastap Keypad. Bath, England: People and Computers XVII (Volume 2): British Computer Society Conference on Human Computer Interaction, 1 Sep 2003. : 77-80.
  • Cockburn A., Looser J. and Savage J. (2003) Around the World in Seconds with Speed-Dependent Automatic Zooming. Vancouver, Canada: Proceedings of the ACM User Interface Software and Technology, 1 Nov 2003. : 35-36.
  • Moyle M. and Cockburn A. (2003) The Design and Evaluation of a Flick Gesture for 'Back' and 'Forward' in Web Browsers. Adelaide, Australia: Proceedings of the Fourth Australasian User Interface Conference (AUIC2003), 1 Jan 2003. In Conferences in Research and Practice in Information Technology Series: 39-46.
  • Wright T. and Cockburn A. (2003) A Language and Task-based Taxonomy of Programming Environments. Auckland, New Zealand: Proceedings of IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Formal Methods, 1 Oct 2003. : 192-194.
  • Wright T. and Cockburn A. (2003) Mulspren: A multiple language programming environment for children. In Proceedings of CHINZ 2003: The 4th Annual Conference of the ACM Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction New Zealand Chapter: 21-26. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2331829.2331834.
  • Butts L. and Cockburn A. (2002) An Evaluation of Mobile Phone Text Input Methods. Melbourne, Australia: Proceedings of the 3rd Australasian User Interface Conference, 1 Jan 2002. : 55-59.
  • Cockburn A. and McKenzie B. (2002) Evaluating the Effectiveness of Spatial Memory in 2D and 3D Physical and Virtual Environments. Minneapolis, MN, USA: Proceedings of ACM CHI'2002. Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. CHI Letters 4(1)., 20 Apr 2002. : 203-210.
  • Cockburn A., Greenberg S., Jones S., McKenzie B. and Moyle M. (2002) Improving Web Page Revisitation: Analysis, Design, and Evaluation.Department of Computer Science & Software Engineering, University of Canterbury.
  • Wright T. and Cockburn A. (2002) Evaluating Computer - Supported Collaboration for Learning a Problem Solving Task. Auckland, New Zealand: International Conference on Computers in Education, 1 Dec 2002. : 266-267.
  • Wright T. and Cockburn A. (2002) Mulspren: A Multiple Language Simulation Programming Environment. Arlington, VA, USA: Proceedings of the 2002 Symposia on Human Centric Computing Languages and Environments, 3 Sep 2002. : 101-103.
  • Bell T., Cockburn A., McKenzie B. and Vargo J. (2001) Flexible Delivery Damaging to Learning? Lessons From the Canterbury Digital Lectures Project. Tampere, Finland: World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications (EdMedia 2001), 25 Jun 2001. In Proceedings of EdMedia 2001: 117-122.
  • Cockburn A. and McKenzie B. (2000) An Evaluation of Cone Trees. Sheffield, England: People and Computers XIV: British Computer Society Conference on Human Computer Interaction 2000, 1 Jan 2000. : 425-436.
  • Cockburn A. and Bell T. (1998) Extending HCI in the computer science curriculum. Brisbane, Australia: Proceedings in Third Australasian Conference on Computer Science Education, 8 Jul 1998. : 113-120.
  • Ng E., Bell T. and Cockburn A. (1998) Improvements to a Pen-Based Musical Input System. Adelaide, Australia: OzCHI'98: The Australian Conference on Computer-Human Interaction., 29 Nov 1998. : 239-252.
  • Churcher N. and Cockburn A. (1997) An Immersion Model for Software Engineering Projects. Melbourne, Australia: Australasian Computer Science Education Conference, 2 Jul 1997. In Proceedings of Australasian Computer Science Education Conference: 163-169.
  • Churcher N. and Cockburn A. (1997) Towards Literate Tools for Novice Programmers. Melbourne, Australia: ACM Australasian Computer Science Education Conference, 1 Jul 1997. In Proceedings of the ACM Australasian Computer Science Education Conference: 107-116.
  • Anstice J., Bell T., Cockburn A. and Setchell M. (1996) The Design of a Pen-Based Musical Input System. Hamilton, New Zealand: OzCHI'96: The Sixth Australian Conference on Computer-Human Interaction, 24 Nov 1996. : 260-267.
  • Cockburn A. and Greenberg S. (1996) Children's collaboration styles in a Newtonian microworld. In Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings: 181-182.
  • Greenberg S., Gutwin C. and Cockburn A. (1996) Awareness through fisheye views in relaxed-WYSIWIS groupware. In Graphics Interface: 28-38.
  • Jones S. and Cockburn A. (1996) Study of navigational support provided by two World Wide Web browsing applications. In Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Hypertext: 161-169.
  • Cockburn A. and Greenberg S. (1995) The Design and Evolution of TurboTurtle, a Collaborative Microworld for Exploring Newtonian Physics.Department of Computer Science, University of Canterbury. 18pp.
  • Cockburn A. and Greenberg S. (1993) Making contact: getting the group communicating with groupware. In Proceedings of the Conference on Organizational Computing Systems: 31-41.