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 Article
  • 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.
  • Cockburn A., Gutwin C., Scarr J. and Malacria S. (2015) Supporting Novice to Expert Transitions in User Interfaces. ACM Computing Surveys 47(2) ARTN 31 http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2659796.
  • 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.
  • Tak S. and Cockburn A. (2013) Enhanced spatial stability with hilbert and moore treemaps. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics 19(1): 141-148. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TVCG.2012.108.
  • Cockburn A., Ahlström 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.
  • Scarr J., Cockburn A. and Gutwin C. (2012) 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., 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) 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhcs.2005.03.005.
  • Cockburn A. and McKenzie B. (2004) Evaluating spatial memory in two and three dimensions. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies
  • Cockburn A. and Smith M. (2003) Hidden Messages: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Code Elision in Program Navigation. Interacting with Computers
  • Cockburn A., Greenberg S., Jones S., McKenzie B. and Moyle M. (2003) Improving Web Page Revisitation: Analysis, Design, and Evaluation.
  • Cockburn A., McKenzie R. and JasonSmith M. (2002) Pushing Back: Evaluating a New Behaviour for the Back and Forward Buttons in Web Browsers. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies
  • 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 Electronic Journal of Computer - Enhanced Learning 3
  • Cockburn A. and McKenzie B. (2001) What Do Web Users Do? An Empirical Analysis of Web Use. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies
  • 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. Ajis : Australasian Journal of Information Systems
  • 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. http://dx.doi.org/10.1207/S15327590IJHC1103_3.
  • 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.
  • Cockburn A. and Greenberg S. (1995) The Design and Evolution of TurboTurtle, a Collaborative Microworld for Exploring Newtonian Physics.
Conference Contribution - Other
  • Buchmann V., Billinghurst M. and Cockburn A. (2008) Directional Interfaces for Wearable Augmented Reality.
  • Buchmann V., Violich S., Billinghurst M. and Cockburn A. (2004) FingARtips - Gesture Based Direct Manipulation in Augmented Reality.
  • Looser J., Billinghurst M. and Cockburn A. (2004) Through the Looking Glass: The Use of Lenses as an Interface Tool for Augmented Reality.
  • 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.
  • 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
Chapter
  • Cockburn A. (2004) Web Browsers. In Bainbridge WS (Ed.), Berkshire Encyclopedia of Human-Computer Interaction: 80-83. Great Barrington: Berkshire Publishing.
Edited Volume
  • Billinghurst M. and Cockburn A. (Ed.) (2005) User Interfaces 2005, Sixth Australasian User Interface Conference (AUIC 2005), Newcastle, NSW, Australia, January/February 2005. 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. In Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings 2015-April: 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., Aceituno J., Quinn P., Casiez G., Cockburn A. and Roussel N. (2015) Push-edge and slide-edge: Scrolling by pushing against the viewport edge. In Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings 2015-April: 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. In Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings: 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. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science 8118 LNCS(PART 2): 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. In Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings: 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. In UIST 2013 - Proceedings of the 26th Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology: 321-330. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2501988.2501996.
  • 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. In Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings: 3139-3148. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2470654.2466430.
  • Cockburn A., Quinn P., Gutwin C. and Fitchett S. (2012) Improving Scrolling Devices with Document-Length-Dependent Gain. In Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings: 267-276. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2207676.2207714.
  • Fitchett S. and Cockburn A. (2012) AccessRank: Predicting what users will do next. In Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings: 2239-2242. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2207676.2208380.
  • 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.
  • Scarr J., Cockburn A., Gutwin C. and Bunt A. (2012) Improving Command Selection with CommandMaps. In Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings: 257-266. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2207676.2207713.
  • 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. In Graphics Interface: 207-214.
  • Ens B., Ahlström D., Cockburn A. and Irani P. (2011) Characterizing user performance with assisted direct off-screen pointing. In Mobile HCI 2011 - 13th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services: 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.
  • Lévesque V., Oram L., MacLean K., Cockburn A., Marchuk ND., Johnson D., Colgate JE. and Peshkin MA. (2011) Enhancing physicality in touch interaction with programmable friction. In Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings: 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. In Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings: 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. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science 6946 LNCS(PART 1): 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. In Graphics Interface: 135-142.
  • 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. In Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings: 1665-1674. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1518701.1518957.
  • Cockburn A., Fitchett S., Gutwin C., Greenberg S. and Alexander J. (2009) Revisiting Read Wear: Analysis, Design, and Evaluation of a Footprints Scrollbar.University of Canterbury. Computer Science and Software Engineering; University of Canterbury. College of Science.
  • 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. In Proceedings of the 21st Annual Conference of the Australian Computer-Human Interaction Special Interest Group - Design: Open 24/7, OZCHI '09 411: 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. In Proceedings of the 21st Annual Conference of the Australian Computer-Human Interaction Special Interest Group - Design: Open 24/7, OZCHI '09 411: 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.
  • 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) Characterising electronic document use, reuse, coverage and multi-document interaction. In New Zealand Computer Science Research Student Conference, NZCSRSC 2008 - Proceedings: 1-8.
  • Cockburn A. and Alexander J. (2008) An Empirical Characterisation of Electronic Document Navigation.
  • 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.
  • Cockburn A., Gutwin C. and Greenberg S. (2007) A Predictive Model of Menu Performance. In Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings: 627-636. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1240624.1240723.
  • Cockburn A., Kristensson PO., Alexander J. and Zhai S. (2007) Hard Lessons: Effort-Inducing Interfaces Benefit Spatial Learning. In Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings: 1571-1580. http://dx.doi.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. In Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings: 1147-1156. http://dx.doi.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.
  • Ramos G., Cockburn A., Balakrishnan R. and Beaudouin-Lafon M. (2007) Pointing Lenses: Facilitating Stylus Input through Visual- and Motor-Space Magnification. In Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings: 757-766. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1240624.1240741.
  • Amer T. (2006) Evaluating Swiftpoint as a Mobile Device for Direct Manipulation Input.
  • Cockburn A. and Brock P. (2006) Human On-Line Response to Visual and Motor Target Expansion.
  • Cockburn A. and Gin A. (2006) Faster Cascading Menu Selections with Enlarged Activation Areas.
  • Cockburn A., Gutwin C. and Alexander J. (2006) Faster Document Navigation with Space Filling Thumbnails.
  • 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.
  • Hauber J., Regenbrecht H., Billinghurst M. and Cockburn A. (2006) Spatiality in Videoconferencing: Trade-offs Between Efficiency and Social Presence.
  • 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.
  • Savage J. and Cockburn A. (2006) Comparing Automatic and Manual Zooming Methods for Acquiring Off-Screen Targets. In People and Computers XIX - The Bigger Picture, Proceedings of HCI 2005: 439-454.
  • 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. In Cost Engineering -Ann Arbor then Morgantown-: 71-80.
  • 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.
  • 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. In Conferences in Research and Practice in Information Technology Series
  • 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 Firth A. (2003) Improving the Acquisition of Small Targets.
  • Cockburn A. and Savage J. (2003) Comparing Speed-Dependent Automatic Zooming with Traditional Scroll, Pan and Zoom Methods.
  • Cockburn A. and Siresena A. (2003) Evaluating Mobile Text Entry with the Fastap Keypad.
  • Cockburn A., Looser J. and Savage J. (2003) Around the World in Seconds with Speed-Dependent Automatic Zooming.
  • Moyle M. and Cockburn A. (2003) The Design and Evaluation of a Flick Gesture for 'Back' and 'Forward' in Web Browsers. In Conferences in Research and Practice in Information Technology Series
  • Wright T. and Cockburn A. (2003) A Language and Task-based Taxonomy of Programming Environments. In Proceedings - 2003 IEEE Symposium on Human Centric Computing Languages and Environments, HCC 2003: 192-194. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/HCC.2003.1260227.
  • 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; University of Canterbury. Computer Science and Software Engineering.
  • Moyle M. and Cockburn A. (2002) Analysing Mouse and Pen Flick Gestures.
  • Wright T. and Cockburn A. (2002) Evaluating computer-supported collaboration for 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. In Proceedings - IEEE 2002 Symposia on Human Centric Computing Languages and Environments, HCC 2002: 101-103. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/HCC.2002.1046360.
  • Bell T., Cockburn A., McKenzie B. and Vargo J. (2001) Flexible Delivery Damaging to Learning? Lessons From the Canterbury Digital Lectures Project.
  • Cockburn A. and McKenzie B. (2001) 3D or not 3D? Evaluating the effect of the third dimension in a document management system. In Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings: 434-441.
  • McKenzie B. and Cockburn A. (2001) An Empirical Analysis of Web Page Revisitation.
  • Cockburn A. and McKenzie B. (2000) An Evaluation of Cone Trees.
  • Wright T. and Cockburn A. (2000) Writing, Reading, Watching: A Task-Based Analysis and Review of Learners' Programming Environments.
  • 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) Towards Literate Tools for Novice Programmers.
  • 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.
  • Churcher N. and Cockburn A. (1996) An Immersion Model for Software Engineering Projects.
  • 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.