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Date: Wed, 7 May 1997 13:35:35 -0400
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REMINDER:
>>>>>  Guarantee your Symposium reservation (materials, refreshments and lunch)
       by  -- MAY 20 --
>>>>>  Free symposium registration for STUDENTS
>>>>>  Groups of 4 get a 10% discount.

UPDATED ANNOUNCEMENT including detailed description of materials



                 Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory
       University of Maryland Institute of Advanced Computer Studies
                 http://www.cs.umd.edu/projects/hcil/

                 14th Annual Symposium & Open House
                         Universal Access

                       Friday, May 30, 1997
                            9am - 5pm

                           to register
                    contact Cecilia Kullman
                     [log in to unmask]
                        Tel (301) 405-0304
                        Fax (301) 314-9658

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Organized with the
  Institute of Advanced Computer Studies
  Department of Computer Science
  College of Library and Information Services
  Department of Psychology
  Institute for Systems Research

8:30 Sign In
Van Munching Hall - Tyser Auditorium - room 1212



9:00 SYMPOSIUM (Morning Lectures)

WELCOME:  Ben Shneiderman, Head of HCIL and
          Joseph JaJa, Director of UMIACS

USER INTERFACE DESIGN:  Catherine Plaisant
Elastic Windows for rapid multiple window management
  Eser Kandogan, Ben Shneiderman
Tightly-coupled views   Chris North, Ben Shneiderman
Visualizing medical patient records with LifeLines
  Yi Qiu, Catherine Plaisant
The effects of spacial visualization abilities on dual task performance
  Diane Alonso, Kent Norman

10:30 Coffee Break

DIGITAL VISUAL LIBRARIES:  Gary Marchionini
Bringing treasures to the surface:
Library of Congress National Digital Library Program
  Anita Komlodi, Dave Nation, Ara Shirinian,
  Gary Marchionini, Catherine Plaisant
Exploring NASA's massive, networked earth science data:
  - Query previews   Stephan Greene, Catherine Plaisant
  - Dynamic queries with a million records?
       Egemen Tanin, Richard Beigel
Video previews and speech analysis for the retrieval of multimedia
 objects   Tony Tse, Wei Ding, Doug Oard, Gary Marchionini

12:15 Lunch: South Campus Dining Hall

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1:30 SYMPOSIUM (Afternoon Lectures)

LEARNING TOOLS: Gary Rubloff
An interface suite for exploring and using multimedia learning resources
  Josephus Beale, Wei Ding, Anne Rose, Gary Marchionini
Teaching/learning in a high-tech classroom: Lessons learned from
   faculty and students   Ellen Borkowski
Simulations in engineering education   Anne Rose, David Oveissi

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2:30 OPEN HOUSE  (Demonstrations in the labs)

Computer Science
AV Williams Bldg - room 3174
  Library of Congress National Digital Library
  Visible Human Explorer
  LifeLines for medical patient records.
  LifeLines for juvenile justice records
  Query previews for NASA earth science data
  Elastic Windows and tightly-coupled views
  Personal Role Manager

Psychology
Zoology-Psychology Bldg - room 3111
  Experiments on interface apparency and dual task performance
  Questionnaire for User Interaction Satisfaction on the Web

College of Library & Information Services
Hornbake Library - room 4121
  Library of Congress National Digital Library
  Video-on-demand for learning communities
  Video previews and speech analysis for searching
    multimedia objects
  Zooming in text: experiments with Pad++
  GUIs for geographic data - for library patrons and students
        (demo from the Computer Mapping & Spatial Analysis Lab)

Academic Information Technology Services
Van Munching - room 2203
  Teaching/learning in the high-tech classroom
  The Museum Educational Site Licensing Project:
    digital representations of art from museum collections

Space Sciences Lab
Neutral Buoyancy Research Facility - room 2100-C
  Human control station design for space robotics


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Material Package:
(provided to all Industry/Government and Faculty/Staff symposium registrants)

  Collection of recent HCIL TECHNICAL REPORTS  [see list below]
  Full set of VISUAL MATERIALS used in the morning lectures
  VIDEO TECHNICAL REPORT (one hour, VHS/NTSC tape) [see table of content below]
  Demo disk of SPOTFIRE from IVEE Development (a product based on HCIL
        Dynamic queries and Information Visualization research)


REGISTRATION
>>>>>  To guarantee reservation of lunch and materials
>>>>>  we need your registration by MAY 20

----------------cut here and mail, fax or email------------------------

               HCIL Symposium and Open House 1997
                             REGISTRATION

Mail to:  Cecilia Kullman, UMIACS,
AV Williams Building, University of Maryland,
College Park, MD 20742-3255
e-mail:  [log in to unmask]
(301) 405-0304, fax (301) 314-9658

Please enclose a check made payable to The University of Maryland, a
purchase order with the reference UMIACS/HCIL-OH97 or supply charge
card information.  To qualify for a 10% reduction you must register a
group of 4 or more from the same organization at the same time.

Full fee includes videotape, technical reports, handouts and lunch buffet
     ___   $150 Industry

University faculty & staff fee includes videotape, technical reports,
handouts and lunch buffet
     ___   $110 Faculty/Staff

Free registrations without materials or lunch will be granted to
full-time undergraduate and graduate students space permitting
     ___   Free Student

Cannot attend, but would like a materials package
     ___   $75 materials package only


>>>>>  To guarantee reservation of lunch and materials
>>>>>  we need your registration by MAY 20

Name : _____________________________________________________

Company:____________________________________________________

Address:____________________________________________________

Email: __________________  Phone: _________________

Credit card :   _ Visa    _ MasterCard   _ Discover
         Name: ______________________________
         Signature: ___________________________
         (as it appears on the card)
         Card Number: _______________________
         Expiration date: _____________


Directions and Parking Info:
  The College Park campus is 1.5 miles south of the Beltway exit
25B. Sign-in and morning lectures are in the Van Munching Hall
(business school) which is located in the southwest side of campus.
Afternoon demos will take place in several buildings accross campus
(expect a good amount of walking to see all the demos).
  Because on May 30, summer school is not yet in session, no permit is
required to park in Lot 1 near Van Munching Hall (LOT1 ONLY).  A free
UMd shuttle also runs every 15 minutes from the College Park Metro
station to the Student Union in the center of campus.


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PARTIAL LIST OF TECHNICAL REPORTS TO BE INCLUDED IN SYMPOSIUM MATERIALS


- Viewing personal history records: A comparison of tabular
format and graphical presentation using LifeLines.
 Lindwarm D., Rose, A., Plaisant, C., Norman, K.

- A Study on Video Browsing Strategies
  Ding, W. and Marchionini, G. (May 1997)

- Visualizing websites using a hierarchical table of contents browser: WebTOC
  Nation, D.A., Plaisant, C., Marchionini, G., Komlodi, A. (May 1997)

- Interface and Data Architecture for Query Preview in Networked Information Systems
  Doan, K., Plaisant, C., Shneiderman, B. and Bruns, T.

- Elastic Windows: A Hierarchical Multi-Window World-Wide Web Browser
  Kandogan, E., and Shneiderman, B.

- Content + Connectivity => Community: Digital Resources for a Learning
Community
  Marchionini, G., Nolet, V., Williams, H., Ding, W., Beal Jr.,
J.,Rose, A., Gordon, A.,Enomoto, E., and Harbinson, L.

- User Interfaces for a Complex Robotic Task: A Comparison of Tiled vs.
Overlapped Windows
  Lane, J. C., Kuester, S. P., Shneiderman, B. (January 1997)

- Clarifying Search: A User-Interface Framework for Text Searches
Shneiderman, B., Byrd, D., Croft, W. B. (January 1997)

- Between Hope and Fear
 Shneiderman, B. (February 1997)

- Apparency of Contingencies in Pull Down Menus
  Alonso, D. L., Norman, K. L.

- Direct Manipulation for Comprehensible, Predictable, and Controllable User
Interfaces
  Shneiderman, B. (January 1997)

- Incremental Data Structures and Algorithms for Dynamic Query Interfaces
  Tanin, E., Beigel, R., and Shneiderman, B.

- Elastic Windows: Evaluation of Multi-Window Operations
  Kandogan, E., Shneiderman, B. (October 1996)

- Bringing Treasures to the Surface: Iterative design for the Library
of Congress National Digital Library Program
  Plaisant, C., Marchionini, G., Bruns, T., Komlodi, A., Campbell, L. (Oct. 1996)

- Putting visualization to work: ProgramFinder for youth placement
  Ellis, J., Rose, A., Plaisant, C. (Sept. 1996)

- The eyes have it: A task by data type taxonomy for information visualizations
  Shneiderman, B. (July 1996)


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TABLE OF CONTENT OF VIDEO TECHNICAL REPORT
A one-hour video of 1996-1997 HCIL demonstrations

- Bringing Treasures to the Surface: Previews and overviews in a
  prototype for the Library of Congress National Digital Library

- Viewing websites using a hierarchical table of contents browser: WebTOC

- A hierarchical multiple window WWW browser using Elastic Windows

- Using multimedia learning resources for the Baltimore Learning Community

- Visual data mining using Spotfire

- Educational philosophy for applying technology: Relate-Create-Donate


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 Updates, maps and precise directions will be available on our website
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