Md. Sami Uddin University of Saskatchewan

I am a Graduate Student in the Interaction (HCI) Lab of University of Saskatchewan. I am in first year of my Ph.D. under the supervision of Dr. Carl Gutwin. My areas of research are Interaction Techniques and Spatial Memory Interfaces.

I completed my Master of Science degree in Computer Science (2016) from University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada and Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science & IT (CIT) (2010) from Islamic University of Technology (IUT), Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Md. Sami Uddin
the Interaction Lab
Department of Computer Science
University of Saskatchewan
110 Science Place,
Saskatoon, SK, S7N 5C9
Tel: +1 306 966 2327
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Artificial Landmarks Augmented Media Player for Video Revisitation (Poster)
Uddin, M., Gutwin, C., Goguey, A. (2017), Graphics Interface 2017 (GI 2017), Edmonton, AB, Canada. *Best Poster Award*.
The Effects of Artificial Landmarks on Learning and Performance in Spatial-Memory Interfaces
Uddin, M., Gutwin, C., Cockburn, A. (2017), CHI '17: Proceedings of the 2017 SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Denver, CO, USA. 3843-3855. <doi:10.1145/3025453.3025497>
Improving Multi-Touch Interactions Using Hands as Landmarks
Uddin, M. (2016) M.Sc. Thesis, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Department of Computer Science.
Use of Landmarks to Design Large and Efficient Command Interfaces
Uddin, M. (2016), Proceedings of the 2016 ACM Companion on Interactive Surfaces and Spaces - ISS Companion '16, Niagra Falls, Canada. 13-17. Doctoral Symposium. <doi:10.1145/3009939.3009942>
Single-Handed HandMark Menus: Rapid Command Selection on Tablets
Uddin, M., Gutwin, C. (2016), ACM International Conference on Interactive Surfaces and Spaces - ISS '16, Niagra Falls, Canada. 453-456. Extended abstract for Demo. <doi:10.1145/2992154.2996871>
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HandMark Menus
HandMark Menus are rapid access techniques specially designed for large multi-touch surfaces. There are two versions of HandMark Menus, and both place commands in spatially stable spaces around and between the fingers of both hands, so with practice, users can learn locations of commands by taking advantage of the proprioceptive knowledge of their own hands and fingers.