Jacob O. Wobbrock

Jacob O. Wobbrock


Jacob O. Wobbrock is a Professor of human-computer interaction (HCI) in The Information School and in the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Washington. He was named the Most Influential Scholar in HCI by the Chinese citation-ranking system AMiner for 2018, and runner-up for 2020. He was also inducted into the prestigious CHI Academy in 2019.

Norm Meyrowitz

Norm Meyrowitz

Invited Demo (Intermedia)

Norm Meyrowitz has been involved in research and commercialization of hypertext and multimedia for more than 40 years. In industry he oversaw products such as Macromedia Flash, Dreamweaver, and Director/Shockwave. In academia, he led the Intermedia project, a late 1980s comprehensive project that demonstrated numerous hypertext features that have been lost and forgotten since the advent of the web. He gave the keynote at Hypertext '89.

SCHEDULE & Proceedings

The HUMAN’20 proceedings can be found at the ACM Digital Library. Presentation videos are available on the HUMAN’20 YouTube Playlist.

Workshop day Dec 4, 2020

TypeAuthors/PresentersSessionDuration in min.UTC−8
USA (west)
USA (east)
UTC+1 GermanyUTC+5:30 IndiaUTC+10 Australia
Claus Atzenbeck (Hof University, Germany) & Jessica Rubart (Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Germany)Organizers’ Welcome1005:0008:0014:0018:3023:00
KeynoteJacob O. Wobrock (University of Washington, WA, USA)Hypertext, social media, and civic engagement: How hypertext is ruining the world, and might just save it4505:1008:1014:1018:4023:10
Full PaperNeeru Dubey, S.R.S Iyengar, Amit Arjun Verma & Simran Setia (Indian Institute of Technology Ropar, India)WikiGaze: Gaze-based Personalized Summarization of Wikipedia Reading Session3006:1009:1015:1019:4000:10
Full PaperDaniel Roßner, Claus Atzenbeck & Daniel Urban (Hof University, Germany)Weblinks: Augmenting Web Browsers with Enhanced Link Services3006:4009:4015:4020:1000:40
Full PaperRaine Revere (Cybersemics Institute, Canada) & James Blustein (Dalhousie University, Canada)Transhierarchy: A stable tree view with transclusion for hypertext navigation3007:2510:2516:2520:5501:25
DemoNorman K Meyrowitz (Brown University, RI, USA)Time Travel: A Live Demo of the Intermedia Hypertext System – Circa 19894507:5510:5516:5521:2501:55
Jessica Rubart (Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Germany) & Claus Atzenbeck (Hof University, Germany)Closing remarks508:4011:4017:4022:1002:40
End of the HUMAN’20 Workshop08:4511:4517:4522:1502:45
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