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Journal Paper: “Researching Displaced Persons During COVID-19: Catering for Users’ Specific Needs in Media Accessibility Projects”

María Jiménez-AndrésUniversitat Autònoma de Barcelona Nourhan AlemamSouthern New Hampshire University Journal of Audiovisual TranslationVol. 4 No. 2 (2021): Special issue: Testing Times Abstract: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has created additional barriers to human interactions. For those conducting research with displaced persons, the barriers posed by COVID-19 add up to the existing linguistic, cultural, geographical, and […]

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Journal Paper: “Respecting the GDPR in Online Interviewed Focus Groups”

Carolina GobernaUniversität Passau Journal of Audiovisual TranslationVol. 4 No. 2 (2021): Special issue: Testing Times Abstract: Since March 2020the Coronavirus has limited personal encounters due to social distancing measures. Thus, many data collection techniques relying on face-to-face interaction, like interviews or Focus Groups(FG), are now being practiced in online environments. Such change requires the implementation […]

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Journal Paper: “Accessibility in Online User-Testing”

Estella OncincsUniversitat Autònoma de Barcelona Journal of Audiovisual TranslationVol. 4 No. 2 (2021): Special issue: Testing Times Abstract: The current COVID-19 crisis has revealed the crucial role of online communication technologies in providing unique opportunities to carry out qualitative research in online user-based testing. The ability to provide a shared common space for participants living […]

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Journal Paper: “Testing times: introduction”

Pilar OreroUniversitat Autònoma de Barcelona David Hernández FalagánUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya Journal of Audiovisual TranslationVol. 4 No. 2 (2021): Special issue: Testing Times Abstract: That COVID-19 touched all walks of life is an understatement. With the risk of sounding frivolous, compared with other impacts, COVID-19 had direct implications in research, and particularly in funded research […]

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Conference Paper: “Multi-party Private Set Operations with an External Decider”

Sara Ramezanian, Tommi Meskanen, Valtteri NiemiUniversity of Helsinki IFIP Annual Conference on Data and Applications Security and PrivacyDBSec 2021: Data and Applications Security and Privacy XXXV pp 117-135 Abstract: A Private Set Operation (PSO) protocol involves at least two parties with their private input sets. The goal of the protocol is to learn the output of a […]

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Conference Paper: “Towards a Privacy Respecting Image-based User Profiling Component”

Awarded as Best Paper Panagiotis Galopoulos, Chryssanthi Iakovidou, Vasiliki Gkatziaki, Symeon Papadopoulos, Yiannis KompatsiarisCERTH-ITI, Thessaloniki, Greece 2021 International Conference on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing (CBMI) Abstract: This paper explores the development of a framework for content-aware user profiling, studying how image producers and consumers can be better understood and consequently better served through services such as matchmaking and friend […]

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Conference Paper: “Consensual (Design) Fictions: co-creating iterative use cases to define technology conceptualization”

David Hernández Falagán, Andreu Belsunces Goncalves & Kevin KoidlEscola Massana (Barcelona) | Trinity College (Dublin) CUMULUS ROMA 2021Design Culture(s). Cumulus Conference Proceedings Roma 2021, Volume #2Edited by: Loredana Di Lucchio, Lorenzo Imbesi, Angela Giambattista, Viktor MalakucziISBN 978-952-64-9004-5,ISSN 2490-046X – Cumulus Conference Proceedings Series, N°7 Chapter: Design Culture (OF) Artificial. Digital | Technology | RoboticsPage 119-214 Abstract: Design […]

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Journal Paper: “An authoring tool for democratizing the creation of high-quality VR experiences”

Dimitrios Ververidis, Panagiotis Migkotzidis, Efstathios Nikolaidis, Eleftherios Anastasovitis, Anastasios Papazoglou Chalikias, Spiros Nikolopoulos & Ioannis Kompatsiaris Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH), Information Technologies Institute (ITI) Virtual Reality (2021) Abstract: The contribution of this paper is toward three directions, namely (a) in identifying the advantages and disadvantages of the current state-of-the-art methods that allow laymen in […]

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Extended Abstract: “Adaptive Accessible AR/VR Systems”

Pradipta Biswas (CPDM Indian Institute of Science, India); Pilar Orero (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain); Manohar Swaminathan (Microsoft Research, India); Kavita Krishnaswamy (Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering University of Maryland Baltimore County, United States); Peter Robinson (Department of computer science and technology University of Cambridge, United Kingdom) CHI EA ’21: Extended Abstracts of […]

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Journal Paper: “Analysis of Witnesses in the Steem Blockchain”

Barbara Guidi, Andrea Michienzi, & Laura Ricci Università di Pisa, Italy Mobile Networks and Applications (2021) Abstract: Online Social Networking platforms (OSNs) have become part of people’s everyday life and their usage covers the deep-rooted need for communication among humans. In recent years, as people are questioning more and more OSN service providers, a new […]