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Select and apply: understanding how users act upon objects across devices

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Select and apply : understanding how users act upon objects across devices. / Simeone, Adalberto; Chong, Ming Ki; Sas, Corina; Gellersen, Hans.

In: Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, Vol. 19, No. 5-6, 08.2015, p. 881-896.

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Simeone, Adalberto ; Chong, Ming Ki ; Sas, Corina ; Gellersen, Hans. / Select and apply : understanding how users act upon objects across devices. In: Personal and Ubiquitous Computing. 2015 ; Vol. 19, No. 5-6. pp. 881-896.

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abstract = "As our interactions increasingly cut across diverse devices, we often encounter situations where we find information on one device but wish to use it on another device, for instance, a phone number spotted on a public display but wanted on a mobile. We conceptualize this problem as Select & Apply and contribute two user studies where we presented participants with eight different scenarios involving different device combinations, applications and data types. In the first, we used a think-aloud methodology to gain insights on how users currently accomplish such tasks and how they ideally would like to accomplish them. In the second, we conducted a focus group study to investigate which factors influence their actions. Results indicate shortcomings in present support for Select & Apply and contribute a better understanding of which factors affect cross-device interaction.",
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