Research Experience

09/2013 - Present Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1 & CNRS, France
Associate Professor, Computer Science Laboratory (LIRIS).
07/2013 Independent Consultant for Factor Product, Munich, Germany
03/2012 - 06/2013 University of Munich (LMU), Germany
Post doctoral fellow, Human Computer Interaction Group.
10/2009 - 03/2012 IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Post doctoral fellow, pervasive Interaction Technology lab (pITlab).
09/2005 - 09/2009 INRIA and LRI (Université Paris-Sud & CNRS), Orsay, France
Ph.D. student, in|situ| group, Wendy E. Mackay.

Education

11/2009 Ph.D. in Computer Science
Université Paris-Sud (Paris XI)
09/2005 Master in Computer and Information Science (mention bien, i.e., with honors)
Université Pierre et Marie Curie
09/2005 Magistère in Applied Computer Science (mention bien, i.e., with honors)
Université René Descartes
09/2002 DEUG in Mathematics applied to Social Sciences
Université René Descartes

Publications

Google Scholar

Journal Articles

_ Stusak S., Tabard A., Sauka F., Khot R., and Butz A. (2014) Activity sculptures: Exploring the impact of physical visualizations on running activity IEEE transactions on visualization and computer graphics. 20(12), 2201-2210.
[J1]

Conference Articles

_ Rule A., Tabard A., Boyd K., and Hollan J. (2015) Restoring the Context of Interrupted Work with Desktop Thumbnails In 37th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. (pp. 2045-2050). Pasadena, United States, Cognitive Science Society.
[CP1] [pdf]
_ Belin A., Prié Y., and Tabard A. (2014) Supporting the Development of Digital Skills In Digital Intelligence. (pp. 4 pages). Springer.
[CP2]
_ Hausen D., Tabard A., von Thermann A., Holzner K., and Butz A. (2013) Evaluating Peripheral Interaction In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction. (pp. 21-28). New York, NY, USA, ACM.
[Acceptance rate 25%, 45/178].
[CP3] [pdf] [doi]
_ Sicard L., Tabard A., and Hincapié-Ramos J. (2013) TIDE: Lightweight Device Composition for Enhancing Tabletop Environments with Smartphone Applications In INTERACT'13: Proceedings of the 14th IFIP TC 13 international conference on Human-computer interaction. (pp. 177-194). Berlin, Heidelberg, Springer-Verlag.
[Acceptance rate 31%, 128/413].
[CP4]
_ Tabard A., Gurn S., Butz A., and Bardram J. (2013) A case study of object and occlusion management on the elabbench, a mixed physical/digital tabletop In Proceedings of the 2013 ACM international conference on Interactive tabletops and surfaces. (pp. 251-254). ACM.
[Acceptance rate 29%, 35/121].
[CP5]
_ Tabard A., Hincapié Ramos J., and Bardram J. (2012) The eLabBench in the wild: supporting exploration in a molecular biology lab In CHI '12: Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. (pp. 3051-3060). New York, NY, USA, ACM.
[Acceptance rate 23%, 370/1577].
[CP6] [doi]
_ Tabard A., Hincapié-Ramos J., Esbensen M., and Bardram J. (2011) The eLabBench: an interactive tabletop system for the biology laboratory In ITS '11: Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces. (pp. 202-211). New York, NY, USA, ACM.
[Acceptance rate 33%, 32/96] - **Best paper award**.
[CP7] [doi]
_ Hincapié-Ramos J., Tabard A., and Bardram J. (2011) Mediated tabletop interaction in the biology lab: exploring the design space of the rabbit In UbiComp '11: Proceedings of the 13th international conference on Ubiquitous computing. (pp. 301-310). New York, NY, USA, ACM.
[Acceptance rate 17%, 50/302].
[CP8] [doi]
_ Hincapié Ramos J., Tabard A., and Bardram J. (2011) GridOrbit: an infrastructure awareness system for increasing contribution in volunteer computing In CHI '11: Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. (pp. 1899-1908). New York, NY, USA, ACM.
[Acceptance rate 27%, 410/1532] - **Awarded honorable mention** (top 5%).
[CP9] [doi]
_ Malacria S., Pietrzak T., Tabard A., and Lecolinet é. (2011) U-note: capture the class and access it everywhere In INTERACT'11: Proceedings of the 13th IFIP TC 13 international conference on Human-computer interaction. (pp. 643-660). Berlin, Heidelberg, Springer-Verlag.
[Acceptance rate 27%].
[CP10]
_ Hincapié-Ramos J., Tabard A., and Bardram J. (2010) Designing for the invisible: user-centered design of infrastructure awareness systems In DIS '10: Proceedings of the 8th ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems. (pp. 302-305). New York, NY, USA, ACM.
[Acceptance rate 19%, 57/294].
[CP11] [doi]
_ Tabard A., Mackay W., and Eastmond E. (2008) From individual to collaborative: the evolution of prism, a hybrid laboratory notebook In CSCW '08: Proceedings of the 2008 ACM conference on Computer supported cooperative work. (pp. 569-578). New York, NY, USA, ACM.
[Acceptance rate 23%, 86/370].
[CP12] [doi]
_ Yuan S., Tabard A., and Mackay W. (2008) Streamliner: A general-purpose interactive course-visualization tool In In Proceedings of KAM'08 International Symposium on Knowledge Acquisition and Modeling. (pp. 915-919). IEEE Press.
[CP13]
_ Tabard A., Mackay W., Roussel N., and Letondal C. (2007) PageLinker: integrating contextual bookmarks within a browser In CHI '07: Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. (pp. 337-346). New York, NY, USA, ACM.
[Acceptance rate: 22%, 182/840].
[CP14] [doi]

Workshop Articles and Demonstrations

_ Rule A., Tabard A., and Hollan J. (2016) Traces: A Flexible, Open-Source Activity Tracker for Workplace Studies In 1st International Workshop on Quantified Workplace.
[WS1]
_ Leclaire J. and Tabard A. (2015) R3S. js-Towards Responsive Visualizations In Workshop on Data Exploration for Interactive Surfaces DEXIS 2015.pp. 16-20.
[WS2]
_ Rümelin S., Beyer G., Hennecke F., Tabard A., and Butz A. (2012) Towards a Design Space for Non-Flat Interactive Displays In ITS 2012 Workshop on Beyond Flat Displays.
[WS3]
_ Andersen E., Sörensen R., Tabard A., Hincapié-Ramos J., Kjems J., and Bardram J. (2012) Bioengineering at the Digital Laboratory Bench (invited presentation) In FNANO 2012, the 9th Annual Conference on the Foundations of NanoScience.
[WS4]
_ Pietrzak T., Malacria S., Tabard A., and Lecolinet É. (2010) What do U-Note? An Augmented Note Taking System for the Classroom In PaperComp 2010: 1st International Workshop on Paper Computing.
[WS5]
_ Hincapié-Ramos J., Tabard A., and Alt F. (2010) Contextual-analysis for infrastructure awareness systems In CHI 2010 Workshop - Bridging the Gap: Moving From Contextual Analysis to Design.
[WS6]
_ Letondal C. and Tabard A. (2009) Temporal Data and Data Temporality: Time is change, not only order In CHI 2009 Workshop - Interacting with Temporal Data.
[WS7]
_ Tabard A. and Tsandilas F. (2007) Demonstration of the Reactivity Notebook. In COPADD 2007: 2nd International Workshop Collaborating over Paper and Digital Documents.
[WS8]
_ Roussel N., Tabard A., and Letondal C. (2006) All you need is log In WWW 2006 Workshop on Logging Traces of Web Activity: The Mechanics of Data Collection.
[WS9]

Posters

_ Rule A., Tabard A., and Hollan J. (2016) Thinking in 4D: Preserving and Sharing Mental Context Across Time In Proceedings of the 19th ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing Companion. (pp. 389-392). New York, NY, USA, ACM.
[P1] [pdf] [doi]
_ Boyd K., Rule A., Tabard A., and Hollan J. (2016) Sharing, Human Values, and Computer Activity Tracking In Proceedings of the 19th ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing Companion. (pp. 233-236). New York, NY, USA, ACM.
[P2] [pdf] [doi]
_ Tong L., Serna A., George S., Tabard A., and Brochet G. (2014) Interactive Surface Composition Based on Arduino in Multi-Display Environments In Proceedings of the Ninth ACM International Conference on Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces. (pp. 369-374). New York, NY, USA, ACM.
[P3] [pdf] [doi]
_ Hincapié-Ramos J., Tabard A., Bardram J., and Sokoler T. (2010) GridOrbit public display: providing grid awareness in a biology laboratory In CHI '10 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems.pp. 3265-3270. New York, NY, USA, ACM.
[P4] [doi]

Workshop Organization and Proceedings

_ Kuntz P., Prié Y., and Tabard A. (2013) Atelier Fouille visuelle de données temporelles In Atelier associé à IHM'13, 25e conférence francophone sur l'Interaction Homme-Machine.
[WS1] [pdf]
_ Thomas J., Pan Y., Erickson T., Blevis E., Letondal C., and Tabard A. (2013) Avec Le Temps!: Time, Tempo, and Turns in Human-computer Interaction In CHI '13 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems. (pp. 3303-3306). New York, NY, USA, ACM.
[WS2] [pdf] [doi]
_ Mackay W., Van Kleek M., and Tabard A. (2009) Interacting with Temporal Data In CHI '09 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems. (pp. 4783-4786). New York, NY, USA, ACM.
[WS3] [pdf] [doi]

Tech Reports

_ Kindberg T., Bardram J., Büttrich S., Esbensen M., Houben S., Khaled R., Pederson T., Perrone G., Hincapié-Ramos J., and Tabard A. (2010) Mesh Mobs - Virtually augmented crowds. TR-2011-146. IT University Technical Report Series.
[TR1]

Honors & Scholarships

ACM ITS’11 Best Paper Award
ACM CHI'11 Best Paper, Honorable Mention
2006 Finalist of Mattel's Student Design Competition
2005 Ph.D. scholarship (bourse ministèrielle)

Skills

Programing JavaScript, Python, Flash/Flex, JAVA (mostly Android SDK and Processing), C\# (and .Net), C.
Web Node.js, Backbone, React, D3, Google App Engine.
Electronics Arduino, AVR Microcontrollers.
Design tools Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Inkscape, Axure.
Hardware prototyping 3D printing and laser cutting.

Languages

French native
English fluent
Spanish fluent
German conversational