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Understanding quantified-selfers' practices in collecting and exploring personal data
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A qualitative and quantitative analysis of 52 video recordings of Quantified Self Meetup talks to understand what they did, how they did it, and what they learned. Expand
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Heuristic evaluation of ambient displays
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We present a technique for evaluating the usability and effectiveness of ambient displays. Expand
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At the Flick of a Switch: Detecting and Classifying Unique Electrical Events on the Residential Power Line (Nominated for the Best Paper Award)
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We present an approach that uses a single plug-in sensor to detect a variety of electrical events throughout the home. Expand
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Randomized, controlled pilot trial of a smartphone app for smoking cessation using acceptance and commitment therapy.
BACKGROUND There is a dual need for (1) innovative theory-based smartphone applications for smoking cessation and (2) controlled trials to evaluate their efficacy. Accordingly, this study tested theExpand
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Not at the Dinner Table: Parents' and Children's Perspectives on Family Technology Rules
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We conducted a survey with 249 parent-child pairs in the United States to investigate family technology rules and perceptions of those rules from both parents’ and children’s perspectives. Expand
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Texting while Parenting: How Adults Use Mobile Phones while Caring for Children at the Playground
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We examine the ways in which adults use their phones when they have children in their care and their perspectives on the appropriateness of phone use in this context. Expand
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Boundary Negotiating Artifacts in Personal Informatics: Patient-Provider Collaboration with Patient-Generated Data
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We survey 211 patients, interview 18 patients, and re-analyze a dataset of 21 provider interviews. Expand
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Opportunities for computing technologies to support healthy sleep behaviors
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We identify a number of design considerations, challenges, and opportunities for using computing to support healthy sleep behaviors, as well as a design framework for mapping the design space of technologies for sleep. Expand
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Personality and Persuasive Technology: An Exploratory Study on Health-Promoting Mobile Applications
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We conducted an online survey with 240 participants using storyboards depicting eight different persuasive strategies, the Big Five Inventory for personality domains, and questions on perceptions of the persuasive technologies we evaluated. Expand
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The Georgia Tech aware home
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The Aware Home Research Initiative (AHRI) at Georgia Tech is devoted to the multidisciplinary exploration of emerging technologies and services based in the home. Expand
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