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CIBIS: Creativity in blended interaction spaces

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Today, more and more forms of participatory activities involve a repertoire of digital devices, ranging from cell phones to tablets and desktop computers, to electronic whiteboards and wall-sized displays. Whereas some integration across multiple devices is supported by access to shared data, for example, via cloud computing services, more sophisticated kinds of integration that connect devices and amplify their potential are limited. Interestingly, many creative practices, including design and architecture, still rely to a large extent on analog materials and tools, for instance, pen and paper, Post-it® notes, and whiteboards, which are neither connected to, nor supported digitally. As the engine for advancing research into ICT-supported creative practice, the CIBIS project develops and explores blended interaction spaces for supporting and developing the creative potential of young people at the high school level. 

The objectives are to 1) demonstrate the potential for integrating multiple digital devices and analog materials in a shared environment, to support individual and group creativity, and 2) develop the theoretical foundation for the study of constraints on creativity, design ideas, generative design materials, and creative methods in design processes. As a foundation for achieving these objectives, CIBIS has established an interdisciplinary collaboration among researchers from the computer sciences, interaction design, and creativity research. 


Additional information at www.cavi.au.dk/CIBIS


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Biskjaer, M.M., Dalsgaard, P. and Halskov, K.:. A constraint-based understanding of design spaces. In Proceedings Designing Interactive Systems (DIS '14), 2014. 453-462.

Basman, Antranig; Church, Luke; Klokmose, Clemens Nylandsted; Clark, Colin. Software and How it Lives On - Embedding Live Programs in the World Around Them.In: Psychology of Programming 2016, 2016.

Bouvin, Niels Olof; Klokmose, Clemens NylandstedClassical Hypermedia Virtues on the Web with Webstrates. Proceedings of the 27th ACM Conference on Hypertext and Social Media. Association for Computing Machinery, 2016. p. 207-212.

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Bødker, Susanne; Klokmose, Clemens NylandstedDynamics, Multiplicity and Conceptual Blends in HCI. In: Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2016, p. 2538-2548.

Dalsgaard, P., Halskov, K., Bardzell, J., Bardzell, S., Lucero, A., 2016, "Documenting Design Research Processes"Proceedings of the 2016 conference on Designing interactive systems (DIS '16), Association for Computing Machinery.

Dalsgaard, P., Halskov, K., Wiethoff, A., 2016, "Designing Media Architecture: Tools and Approaches for Addressing the Main Design Challenges"Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’16), Association for Computing Machinery.

Dove, G., Abildgaard, S. J., Biskjaer, M. M., Hansen, N. B., Christensen, B. T., Halskov, K., 14.11.2016, "Grouping Notes Through NodesThe Functions of Post-It™ Notes in Design Team Cognition"

Klokmose, Clemens N.; Eagan, James; Baader, Siemen; Mackay, Wendy; Beaudouin-Lafon, Michel. Webstrates : Demonstrating the potential of shareable dynamic media. Proceedings of the 19th ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing Companion, CSCW 2016 Companion. Vol. 26-February-2016 Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2016. p. 61-64.

Korsgaard, Henrik; Klokmose, Clemens NylandstedComposition and mediation in cross-surface interaction. 2016. Paper presented at Cross-Surface: Challenges and Opportunities for ‘bring your own device’ in the wild, San Jose, United States.

Lucero, Andres; Dalsgaard, Peter; Halskov, Kim; Buur, Jacob. Designing with Cards. Collaboration in Creative Design: Methods and Tools. ed. / Panos Markopoulos; Jean Bernard Martens; J Malins; K Coninx; A Liapis. Springer Verlag, 2016.

Rädle, Roman Georg; Klokmose, Clemens Nylandsted; Jetter, Hans-Christian. 2016. A Proposal for a Taxonomy to Survey the State-of-the-Art of Multi-Device Technologies Paper presented at Cross-Surface: Challenges and Opportu- nities of Spatial and Proxemic Interaction, Niagara Falls, Canada.

Zagermann, Johannes; Pfeil, Ulrike; Rädle, Roman; Jetter, Hans-Christian; Klokmose, Clemens Nylandsted; Reiterer, Harald. When Tablets meet Tabletops: The Effect of Tabletop Size on Around-the-Table Collaboration with Personal Tablets. In: Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference on Human