How Users Associate Wireless Devices

Chong, Ming Ki and Gellersen, Hans (2011) How Users Associate Wireless Devices. In: CHI '11: Proceedings of the 2011 annual conference on Human factors in computing systems. ACM, New York, pp. 1909-1918. ISBN 978-1-4503-0228-9

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Abstract

In a wireless world, users can establish connections between devices spontaneously, and unhampered by cables. However, in the absence of cables, what is the natural interaction to connect one device with another? A wide range of device association techniques have been demonstrated, but it has remained an open question what actions users would spontaneously choose for device association. We contribute a study eliciting device association actions from non-technical users without premeditation. Over 700 user-defined actions were collected for 37 different device combinations. We present a classification of user-defined actions, and observations of the users’ rationale. Our findings indicate that there is no single most spontaneous action; instead five prominent categories of user-defined actions were found.

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03 Apr 2012 15:22
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