David Flatla University of Dundee

David (BA Leth, BSc Sask, MSc Sask, PhD Sask) is a Lecturer and Dundee Fellow at the University of Dundee, in Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom. There he leads the DAPRlab which focusses on enhancing the sensory abilities of everyone - both people with impaired sensory abilities as well as people with typical abilities. His personal research currently explores digitally enhancing colour perception for people with impaired colour vision.

Publications

SPRWeb: Preserving Subjective Responses to Website Colour Schemes through Automatic Recolouring
Flatla, D., Reinecke, K., Gutwin, C., Gajos, K. (2013), CHI '13: Proceedings of the 31st international conference on Human factors in computing systems, Paris, France. 2069-2078. Best Paper Award. <doi:10.1145/2470654.2481283>
Situation-Specific Models of Color Differentiation
Flatla, D., Gutwin, C. (2013), TACCESS: ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing, vol. 4 no. 3, 13:1-13:44. <doi:10.1145/2399193.2399197>
"So Thatʼs What You See!" Building Understanding with Personalized Simulations of Colour Vision Deficiency
Flatla, D., Gutwin, C. (2012), ASSETS '12: The proceedings of the 14th international ACM SIGACCESS conference on Computers and accessibility, Boulder, Colorado, USA. 167-174. <doi:10.1145/2384916.2384946>
Calibration Games: Making Calibration Tasks Enjoyable by Adding Motivating Game Elements
Flatla, D., Gutwin, C., Nacke, L., Bateman, S., Mandryk, R. (2011), UIST '11: Proceedings of the 24th annual ACM symposium on User interface software and technology, Santa Barbara, California, USA. 403-412. <doi:10.1145/2047196.2047248>
Individual Models of Color Differentiation to Improve Interpretability of Information Visualization
Flatla, D., Gutwin, C. (2010), CHI '10: Proceedings of the 28th international conference on Human factors in computing systems, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. 2563-2572. Honorable Mention Award. <doi:10.1145/1753326.1753715>
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Research

Colour Blindness and Information Visualization
Colour-blindness and information visualization are common enough that the interaction between the two has a substantial impact on everyday life.