Reading List

This reading list is based on the collection of Material at the Dagstuhl Seminar 10011: Pervasive Public Displays [1]. The current version is a copy of section 4 of the report [1]. It is expected to be extended throughout the project.


  • Kenton O’Hara, Mark Perry, Elizabeth Churchill, Dan Russell. Public and Situated Displays: Social and Interactional Aspects of Shared Display Technologies. Kluwer Academic, 2003
  • Jörg Müller, Florian Alt, Daniel Michelis. Pervasive Advertising. Springer Limited London, 2011.
  • Daniel Michelis. Interaktive Großbildschirme im öffentlichen Raum: Nutzungsmotive und Gestaltungsregeln, Gabler. 2009. (German)
  • Scott McQuire, Meredith Martin and Sabine Niederer. Urban Screens Reader, Institute of Network Cultures, Amsterdam 2009, ISBN: 978-90-78146-10-0.
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Interaction with Displays

  • Gilbert Beyer, Florian Alt, Jörg Mueller, Albrecht Schmidt, Ivo Haulsen, Stefan Klose, Karsten Isakovic, and Manuel Schiewe, “Audience Behavior around Large Interactive Cylindrical Screens,” in Proceedings of the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2011.
  • Nigel Davies, Adrian Friday, Paul Newman, Sarah Rutlidge and Oliver Storz. Using bluetooth device names to support interaction in smart environments. In Proc. of MobiSys ’09, ACM (New York, NY, USA, 2009), 151–164.
  • Daniel Michelis and Jörg Mueller. The audience funnel. International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction (2010).
  • Jörg Müller, Florian Alt, Daniel Michelis, and Albrecht Schmidt, “Requirements and Design Space for Interactive Public Displays,” in Proceedings of the 18th annual ACM international conference on Multimedia (Multimedia 2010), 2010.
  • Rui Jose, Nuno Otero, Shahram Izadi, and Richard Harper. Instant places: Using bluetooth for situated interaction in public displays. IEEE Pervasive Computing, 7(4):52-57, 2008.
  • Mark Perry, Kenton O’Hara: Display-Based Activity in the Workplace. In Proc. of INTERACT 2003
  • O. Stock, M. Zancanaro, P. Busetta, C. Callaway, A. Krueger, M. Kruppa, T. Kuik, E. Not and C. Rocchi: Adaptive, Intelligent Presentation of Information for the Museum Visitor in PEACH. User modeling and User Adapted Interaction Vol. 17 (3), pp. 257-304, 2007.

Social Issues

  • Huang, E. M., Koster, A., Borchers, J., Overcoming assumptions and uncovering practices: When does the public really look at public displays? To appear in the Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Pervasive Computing. Sydney, Australia (2008)
  • Huang, E. M. and Mynatt, E. D. 2003. Semi-public displays for small, co-located groups. In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA, April 05 – 10, 2003). CHI ’03. ACM, New York, NY, pp. 49-56, 2003
  • Harry Brignull, Yvonne Rogers: Enticing people to interact with large public displays in public spaces. Proc. of INTERACT 2003 19
  • Saul Greenberg, Michael Boyle and Jason Laberge. PDAs and shared public displays: Making personal information public, and public information personal. Personal Technologies, 3, 1 (March), 1999. See

Experience Reports

  • Storz, O., A. Friday, N. Davies, J. Finney, C. Sas, and J. Sheridan, Public ubiquitous computing systems: Lessons from the e-campus display deployments, IEEE Pervasive Computing, 05(3):40-47, 2006.

Systems and Implementations

  • Storz, O., A Distributed Systems Infrastructure for Open Public Display Research Networks, PhD Thesis, Lancaster University, 2008.
  • Storz, O., A. Friday, and N. Davies, Supporting content scheduling on situated public displays, Computers & Graphics, 30(5):681-691, 2006.

Content and content distribution

  • Jones, M., Harwood, W., Bainbridge, D., Buchanan, G., Frohlich, D., Rachovides, D., Frank, M., and Lalmas, M. 2008. “Narrowcast yourself”: designing for community storytelling in a rural Indian context. In Proceedings of the 7th ACM Conference on Designing interactive Systems (Cape Town, South Africa, February 25 -27, 2008). DIS ’08.
  • Greenberg, S. and Rounding, M. 2001. The notication collage: posting information to public and personal displays. In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (Seattle, Washington, United States). CHI ’01. ACM, New York, NY, 514-521. DOI=


  • A. Ranganathan and R. H. Campbell. Advertising in a pervasive computing environment. In: Proceedings of WMC 2002, pp. 10-14, New York, USA, 2002.
  • Mueller, Joerg & Exeler, Juliane & Buzeck, Markus & Krueger, Antonio (2009): ReactiveSigns: Digital Signs that Adapt to Audience Attention. Proceedings of Pervasive 2009, Nara, 2009.
  • Mueller, Joerg & Wilmsmann, Dennis & Exeler, Juliane & Buzeck, Markus & Schmidt, Albrecht & Jay, Tim & Krueger, Antonio (2009): Display Blindness: The effect of Expectations on Attention towards Digital Signage. Proceedings of Pervasive 2009, Nara, 2009.


  • J. Finney, N. Davies, FLUMP – The FLexible Ubiquitous Monitor Project, Proceedings of the 3rd Cabernet Radicals Workshop, Connemara, May 1996
  • Sara A. Bly, Steve R. Harrison, and Susan Irwin. Media spaces: bringing people together in a video, audio, and computing environment. Commun. ACM, 36(1):28-46, 1993. ISSN 0001-0782. doi:
  • Robert S. Fish, Robert E. Kraut, and Barbara L. Chalfonte. The VideoWindow system in informal communication. In CSCW ’90: Proceedings of the 1990 ACM conference on Computer-supported cooperative work, pages 1-11. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 1990. ISBN 0-89791-402-3. doi:
  • Stephanie Houde, Rachel Bellamy, and Laureen Leahy. In search of design principles for tools and practices to support communication within a learning community. SIGCHI Bulletin, 30(2):113-118, 1998. ISSN 0736-6906. doi:


  • M. Weiser, M. and J. S. Brown, Designing Calm Technology, PowerGrid Journal, v1.01, July, (1996). See
  • Lucy Suchman. Plans and situated actions: The Problem of Human-Machine Communication. Cambridge University Press, New York, 1987.
  • R. E., Petty, and J. T. Cacioppo. Communication and persuasion: Central and peripheral routes to attitude change. New York: Springer (1986).
  • Marc Langheinrich: Privacy in Ubiquitous Computing. In: John Krumm (Ed.): Ubiquitous Computing. CRC Press, ISBN 978-1420093605, September 2009.


  1. N. Davies, A. Krüger, M. Langheinrich, A. Schmidt, M. Strohbach. 10011 Report – Pervasive Public Displays. Series. Dagstuhl Seminar Proceedings. ISSN 1862-4405,2010. URL: