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Sarcar Sayan

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Affiliation
Faculty of Library, Information and Media Science
Official title
Assistant Professor
KAKEN ID
60749646
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Research fields
Human interface and interaction
Research keywords
Human-Computer Interaction
Ageing and Accessibility
User Interface Optimization
Smartphone Game Design & Evaluation
Digital device learnability for elderly
Social and Cultural Effect in Technology Adoption
Individual Differences in Technology Accessibility
Research projects
User Interface Design for the Ageing Population2015-04 -- 2018-03Dr. Xiangshi Ren, Kochi University of TechnologyJapan Science and Technology Agency(JST) and Academy of Finland (AF/18,000,000Yen
Career history
2018-04 -- (current)University of Tsukuba Faculty of Library, Information & Media Science Assistant Professor
2015-09 -- 2018-01Kochi University of Technology School of Information Assistant Professor
2015-02 -- 2015-08Kochi University of Technology School of Information Research Associate
Degree
2015-08Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
Academic societies
2017-04 -- (current)HCI Professional Association of India
2015-01 -- (current)ACM Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction
2014-02 -- (current)Association of Computing Machinery (ACM)
Honors & Awards
2017-05Best Paper Award in ACM CHI 2017Top 1% among 2400 submitted papers
2016-11Best Paper Award in ACM ISS 2016 conferenceTop 1% among 119 submitted papers
2013-09Best Student Paper Award in ACM APCHI 2013Best among several accepted and presented paper
2013-09Best Poster Paper Award in ACM APCHI 2013Best presented poster
Refereed academic journal/Refereed international conference paper
  • Ability-Based Optimization of Touchscreen Interactions
    Sarcar S; Jokinen J; Oulasvirta A; Wang Z; Silpasuwanchai...
    IEEE Pervasive Computing/17(1), 2018-03
  • An Aapproach to Design Virtual Keyboards for Text Composition in Indian Languages
    Samanta D; Sarcar S; Ghosh S
    International Journal of Human Computer Interaction/29(8), 2012-09
  • Analysis of Visual Search Features
    Saha PK; Samanta D; Sarcar S; Sharma NK
    International Journal of Human Factors Modelling and Simulation/3(1), 2012-01
Conference, etc.
  • Exploring Performance of Thumb Input for Pointing and Dragging Tasks in Mobile Devices
    Sarcar Sayan; Ayumu Ono; Chaklam Slipasuwanchai; Antti Ou...
    ACM International Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2019)/2019-05-04--2019-05-09
  • Towards a Research Agenda for Gameful Creativity
    Sarah Thiel; Christian Remy; Licinio Roque; Rita Orji; Pe...
    ACM International Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (DIS 2019)/2019-06-23--2019-06-28
  • On Gesture Combination: An Exploration of a Solution to Augment Gesture Interaction
    Delamare William; Slipasuwanchai Chaklam; Sarcar Sayan; S...
    ACM International Conference on Interactive Surfaces and Spaces (ISS 2019)/2019-11-11--2019-11-13
  • Modelling Learning of New Keyboard Layouts
    Jokinen J; Sarcar S; Oulasvirta A; Silpasuwanchai C; Wang...
    ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2017)/2017-05-06--2017-05-11
  • Towards Ability-Based Optimization for Aging Users
    Sarcar S; Jokinen J; Oulasvirta A; Silpasuwanchai C; Wang...
    International Symposium on Interactive Technology and Ageing Populations (ixAP 2016)/2016-10-20--2016-10-22
  • Ability-Based Optimization: Designing Smartphone Text Entry Interface for Older Adults
    Sarcar S; Jokinen J; Oulasvirta A; Ren X; Silpasuwanchai ...
    The 16th IFIP TC13 International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) – INTERACT 2017/2017-09-25--2017-09-27
  • Help Kiosk: An Augmented Display System to Assist Older Adults to Learn How to Use Smart Phones
    Wilson Z; Yin H; Sarcar S; Leung R; McGrenere J
    The 20th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS 2018)/2018-10-22--2018-10-24
  • Designing Interactions for the Ageing Populations
    Sarcar S; Munteanu C; Jokinen J; Oulasvirta A; Charness N...
    ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2018)/2018-04-21--2018-04-26
  • Understanding Early Technology Adoption by the Emergent Older Adults in Dharavi
    Sengupta S; Sarcar S; Joshi A
    The 16th IFIP TC13 International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) – INTERACT 2017/2017-09-25--2017-09-27
  • Rethinking Mobile Interfaces for Older Adults
    Charness N; Dunlop M; Munteanu M; Nicol E; Oulasvirta A; ...
    ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2016)/2016-05-07--2016-05-12
  • Designing Mobile Interactions for the Ageing Populations
    Sarcar S; Munteanu C; Jokinen J; Oulasvirta A; Silpasuwan...
    ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2017)/2017-05-06--2017-05-11
  • Design and Evaluation of a Dwell-free Eye Typing Technique
    Chakrabarty T; Sarcar S; Samanta D
    ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2014)/2014-04-26--2014-05-01
  • EyeK: an Efficient Dwell-free eye Gaze-based Text Entry System
    Sarcar S; Panwar P; Chakraborty T
    Asia Pacific Conference on Computer Human Interaction (APCHI 2013)/2013-09-25--2013-09-27
  • Designing Mid–Air TV Gestures for Blind People Using User- and Choice-Based Elicitation Approaches
    Dim NK; Silpasuwanchai C; Sarcar S; Ren X
    ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (DIS 2016)/2016-06-04--2016-06-08
  • EV–Pen: Leveraging Electrovibration Haptic Feedback in Pen Interaction
    Wang Q; Ren X; Sarcar S; Sun X
    ACM International Conference on Interactive Surfaces and Spaces (ISS 2016)/2016-11-06--2016-11-09
  • Virtual Keyboard Design: State of the Arts and Research Issues
    Sarcar S; Ghosh S; Saha PK; Samanta D
    IEEE Students' Technology Symposium (TechSym 2010)/2010-04-03--2010-04-04
  • EyeBoard: A Fast and Accurate Eye Gaze–Based Text Entry System
    Panwar P; Sarcar S; Samanta D
    International Conference on Intelligent Human Computer Interaction (IHCI 2012)/2012-12-27--2012-12-29
  • Approaching Aesthetics on User Interface and Interaction Design
    Wang C; Sarcar S; Kurosu M; Bardzell J; Oulasvirta A; Min...
    International Conference on Interactive Surface and Spaces (ISS 2018)/2018-11-25--2018-11-28
  • Approaching Engagement towards Human-Engaged Computing
    Niksirat KS; Sarcar S; Sun H; Law E L-C; Clemmensen C; Ba...
    ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2018)/2018-04-21--2018-04-26
  • Development of Multimodal User Interfaces to Internet for Common People
    Samanta D; Ghosh S; Dey S; Sarcar S; Sharma MK; Saha PK; ...
    International Conference on Intelligent Human Computer Interaction (IHCI 2012)/2012-12-27--2012-12-29
  • Visual Clue: An Approach to Predict and Highlight Next Character
    Sharma MK; Sarcar S; Saha PK; Samanta D
    International Conference on Intelligent Human Computer Interaction (IHCI)/2012-12-27--2012-12-29
  • Eyeboard++: An Enhanced Eye Gaze-based Text Entry System in Hindi
    Sarcar S; Panwar P
    Asia Pacific Conference on Computer Human Interaction (APCHI 2013)/2013-09-23--2013-09-25
  • Error Quantifying Metrics for Text Entry Systems Augmented with Word Prediction
    Sharma MK; Saha PK; Sarcar S; Samanta D
    Asia Pacific Conference on Computer Human Interaction (APCHI 2013)/2013-09-23--2013-09-25
Teaching
2019-01 -- 2019-02Human-Computer InteractionCollege of Knowledge and Library Sciences
2019-10 -- 2019-12Practical Seminar AUniversity of Tsukuba.
2019-04 -- 2019-07English for Specialized Subjects B-2University of Tsukuba.
2019-10 -- 2019-12Introduction to InformaticsUniversity of Tsukuba.
2020-01 -- 2020-02Human-computer InteractionUniversity of Tsukuba.
2019-04 -- 2019-07Knowledge Information Systems LabUniversity of Tsukuba.
2019-10 -- 2019-12Knowledge Information Systems LabUniversity of Tsukuba.
2018-10 -- 2018-12Introduction to informaticsGraduate School of Library, Information and Media Stiudies, University of Tsukuba
2018-10 -- 2018-12Practical SeminarGraduate School of Library, Information and Media Stiudies, University of Tsukuba
Other educational activities
2018-08 -- (current)Vice President, ACM SIGCHI India Chapter OperationsHCI Professional Association of India
2018-04 -- (current)Member, International Exchange CommitteeFaculty of Library, Information and Media Science, University of Tsukuba
Talks
  • Ability based Optimization: A Case Study on Designing Touchscreen Interfaces for Older Adults
    Sarcar Sayan
    University of Leicester (Invited talk)/2018-10-26--2018-10-26
  • Ability based Optimization: A Case Study on Designing Touchscreen Keyboard Interfaces for Older Adults
    Sarcar Sayan
    University of Texas at San Antonio, USA (Invited talk)/2018-04-23--2018-04-23
  • Designing Smartphone Text Entry Interface for Older Adults
    Sarcar Sayan
    Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (Invited talk)/2018-03-05--2018-03-05
  • Designing Interactions for the Ageing Populations
    Sarcar Sayan
    Waseda University (Kitakyushu campus) (Invited talk)/2018-01-20--2018-01-20
  • Model-based Optimization and its Application to Design Smartphone UIs
    Sarcar Sayan
    University of Tsukuba (Invited talk)/2017-12-21--2017-12-21
  • Designing Interfaces for the Aging Populations: Experience and Lessons Learned
    Sarcar Sayan
    Kochi University of Technology (Invited talk)/2019-01-12--2019-01-12

(Last updated: 2019-08-29)