Publications Related to EdgeWrite
(Codes in brackets match those on Jacob O. Wobbrock's CV.)

Refereed Journal Articles

[J.7] Wobbrock, J.O., Myers, B.A. and Aung, H.H. (2008). The performance of hand postures in front- and back-of-device interaction for mobile computing. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies 66 (12), pp. 857-875. [PDF] [Journal]
[J.5] Wobbrock, J.O. and Myers, B.A. (2008). Enabling devices, empowering people: The design and evaluation of Trackball EdgeWrite. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology 3 (1 & 2). London: Informa Healthcare, pp. 35-56. [Journal]
[J.4] Wobbrock, J.O. and Myers, B.A. (2006). Analyzing the input stream for character-level errors in unconstrained text entry evaluations. ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction 13 (4). New York: ACM Press, pp. 458-489. [PDF] [ACM] [Software]
[J.3] Wobbrock, J.O., Aung, H.H., Myers, B.A. and LoPresti, E.F. (2005). Integrated text entry from power wheelchairs. Journal of Behaviour and Information Technology 24 (3). London: Taylor and Francis, pp. 187-203. [PDF] [Journal]

Refereed Conference Papers (Full)

[C.19] Wobbrock, J.O., Rubinstein, J., Sawyer, M.W. and Duchowski, A.T. (2008). Longitudinal evaluation of discrete consecutive gaze gestures for text entry. Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on Eye Tracking Research and Applications (ETRA ’08). Savannah, Georgia (March 26-28, 2008). New York: ACM Press, pp. 11-18. [PDF] [ACM]
[C.12] González, I.E., Wobbrock, J.O., Chau, D.H., Faulring, A. and Myers, B.A. (2007). Eyes on the road, hands on the wheel: Thumb-based interaction techniques for input on steering wheels. Proceedings of Graphics Interface (GI '07). Montréal, Québec (May 28-30, 2007). Waterloo, Ontario: Canadian Human-Computer Communications Society, pp. 95-102. [PDF] [ACM]
[C.11] Wobbrock, J.O., Chau, D.H. and Myers, B.A. (2007). An alternative to push, press, and tap-tap-tap: Gesturing on an isometric joystick for mobile phone text entry. Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '07). San Jose, California (April 28-May 3, 2007). New York: ACM Press, pp. 667-676. [PDF] [ACM]
[C.10] Wobbrock, J.O. and Myers, B.A. (2006). From letters to words: Efficient stroke-based word completion for trackball text entry. Proceedings of the ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS '06). Portland, Oregon (October 23-25, 2006). New York: ACM Press, pp. 2-9. [PDF] [ACM]
[C.9] Wobbrock, J.O. and Myers, B.A. (2006). Trackball text entry for people with motor impairments. Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '06). Montréal, Québec (April 22-27, 2006). New York: ACM Press, pp. 479-488. Best Paper Award. [PDF] [ACM]
[C.8] Myers, B.A. and Wobbrock, J.O. (2005). Text input to handheld devices for people with physical disabilities. Proceedings of the 11th Int'l Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCI Int'l '05). Las Vegas, Nevada (July 22-27, 2005). Mahwah, New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, vol. 4, pp. 1962-1970. [PDF]
[C.7] Wobbrock, J.O., Myers, B.A., Aung, H.H. and LoPresti, E.F. (2004). Text entry from power wheelchairs: EdgeWrite for joysticks and touchpads. Proceedings of the ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS '04). Atlanta, Georgia (October 18-20, 2004). New York: ACM Press, pp. 110-117. Best Paper Award. [PDF] [ACM]
[C.6] Wobbrock, J.O., Myers, B.A. and Aung, H.H. (2004). Writing with a joystick: A comparison of date stamp, selection keyboard and EdgeWrite. Proceedings of Graphics Interface (GI '04). London, Ontario (May 17-19, 2004). Waterloo, Ontario: Canadian Human-Computer Communications Society, pp. 1-8. [PDF] [ACM]
[C.5] Wobbrock, J.O., Myers, B.A. and Kembel, J.A. (2003). EdgeWrite: A stylus-based text entry method designed for high accuracy and stability of motion. Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST '03). Vancouver, British Columbia (November 2-5, 2003). New York: ACM Press, pp. 61-70. [PDF] [ACM]

Refereed Conference Papers (Notes)

[N.4] Wobbrock, J.O., Myers, B.A. and Chau, D.H. (2006). In-stroke word completion. Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST '06). Montreux, Switzerland (October 15-18, 2006). New York: ACM Press, pp. 333-336. [PDF] [ACM]
[N.3] Wobbrock, J.O., Myers, B.A. and Rothrock, B. (2006). Few-key text entry revisited: Mnemonic gestures on four keys. Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '06). Montréal, Québec (April 22-27, 2006). New York: ACM Press, pp. 489-492. [PDF] [ACM]
[N.2] Wobbrock, J.O., Aung, H.H., Rothrock, B. and Myers, B.A. (2005). Maximizing the guessability of symbolic input. Extended Abstracts of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '05). Portland, Oregon (April 2-7, 2005). New York: ACM Press, pp. 1869-1872. [PDF] [ACM]

Refereed Papers with Posters

[P.6] Chau, D.H., Wobbrock, J.O., Myers, B.A. and Rothrock, B. (2006). Integrating isometric joysticks into mobile phones for text entry. Extended Abstracts of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '06). Montréal, Québec (April 22-27, 2006). New York: ACM Press, pp. 640-645. [PDF] [Poster] [ACM]
[P.5] Wobbrock, J.O. and Myers, B.A. (2005). Gestural text entry on multiple devices. Proceedings of the ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS '05). Baltimore, Maryland (October 9-12, 2005). New York: ACM Press, pp. 184-185. [PDF] [ACM]
[P.4] Wobbrock, J.O. and Myers, B.A. (2005). EdgeWrite: A new text entry technique designed for stability. Proceedings of the RESNA 28th Annual Conference (RESNA '05). Atlanta, Georgia (June 23-27, 2005). Arlington, Virginia: RESNA Press. [PDF] [Poster] [RESNA]
[P.3] Wobbrock, J.O., Myers, B.A. and Aung, H.H. (2004). Joystick text entry with date stamp, selection keyboard and EdgeWrite. Extended Abstracts of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '04). Vienna, Austria (April 24-29, 2004). New York: ACM Press, p. 1550. [PDF] [Poster] [ACM]
[P.2] Wobbrock, J.O. (2003). The benefits of physical edges in gesture-making: Empirical support for an edge-based unistroke alphabet. Extended Abstracts of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '03). Ft. Lauderdale, Florida (April 5-10, 2003). New York: ACM Press, pp. 942-943. [PDF] [Poster] [ACM]

Refereed Workshop Papers

[W.5] Wobbrock, J.O., Rubinstein, J., Sawyer, M. and Duchowski, A.T. (2007). Not typing but writing: Eye-based text entry using letter-like gestures. Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Conference on Communication by Gaze Interaction (COGAIN '07). De Montfort University, Leicester, UK (September 3-4, 2007). IST FP6 European Project, pp. 61-64. [PDF] [COGAIN]
[W.3] Wobbrock, J.O. (2006). A robust design for accessible text entry. Accessibility and Computing: The Newsletter of ACM SIGACCESS (no. 84, January 2006). New York: ACM Press, pp. 48-51. First appeared in the Doctoral Consortium of ACM ASSETS 2005. Baltimore, Maryland (October 9-12, 2005). [PDF] [ACM] [Poster]
[W.2] Wobbrock, J.O., Myers, B.A. and Hudson, S.E. (2003). Exploring edge-based input techniques for handheld text entry. Third Int'l Workshop on Smart Appliances and Wearable Computing (IWSAWC '03). In Proceedings of the 23rd IEEE Conference on Distributed Computing Systems Workshops (ICDCSW '03). Providence, Rhode Island (May 19-22, 2003). Washington, D.C.: IEEE Computer Society, pp. 280-282. [PDF] [IEEE]

Book Chapters

[B.1] Wobbrock, J.O. and Myers, B.A. (2006). Adding gestural text entry to input devices for people with motor impairments. Chapter 14 in J. Lazar (ed.), Universal Usability: Designing Computer Interfaces for Diverse User Populations. New York: John Wiley & Sons, pp. 421-456. [Amazon]

Issued Patents

[A.3] Wobbrock, J.O. and Myers, B.A. (2010). Using edges and corners for character input. Filed March 29, 2004 as #10/811,761. Issued June 1, 2010 as U.S. Patent #7,729,542. [pto]

Theses

[T.2] Wobbrock, J.O. (2006). EdgeWrite: A versatile design for text entry and control. Technical Report CMU-HCII-06-104. Ph.D. Dissertation, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA. 310 pages. School of Computer Science Distinguished Dissertation Award. [talk]