Min Zhang

Min Zhang
Lancaster University | LU · School of Computing and Communications

PhD in HCI

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10
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2 Research Items
16 Citations
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Additional affiliations
September 2010 - September 2015
University of Nottingham
Position
  • PhD Student

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Publications (10)
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The growing HCI interest in developing contexts and cultural craft practices is ripe to focus on their under-explored homegrown sociotechnical infrastructures. This paper explores the creative infrastructural actions embedded within the practices of songket’s supply chain in Terengganu, Malaysia. We report on contextual interviews with 92 participa...
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Songket is a traditional cultural heritage and national identity of Malaysia. Yet the hand-weaving practices are increasingly endangered and we know little about the current challenges faced by rural songket weavers. This paper interviews with 12 home-based weavers from a Malay village. We recognized two key actors in songket supply and demand chai...
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Although many researchers have studied the user behavior of using text-based information search engine, less is known about search pattern for mobile content-based image search. We developed a Query-by-Drawing (QbD) mobile application, and conducted a user study on it to explore the search behavior of painting search by drawing on the touchscreen p...
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Color selection is a common task in a plethora of mobile applications. Although a variety of color palettes emerge, there are no design guidelines or studies of the use of color palette interfaces for drawing on touch-screen phone. We are particularly interested in drawing queries to search for paintings on mobile phone. In this paper, we classifie...
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For the case of people desire to find the previously-seen painting but only have vague memory of the painting, we designed and built a mobile phone application to enable people to search for paintings by drawing rough color sketches. Three-phase memory studies -with 15-minute delay, 1-week delay and 1-month delay - were conducted to explore if peop...
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There has been little reported research on using color palettes on mobile devices to enable users to draw images in order to search for similar images. In this paper, we present a preliminary experiment designed to explore which color palette works best for searching for the portrait painting by drawing color patches on mobile phone. Four color pal...
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The booming development of digital technologies has significant effects on the way that human see and feel this world. The digitalization of artworks raises a set of interesting topics with the aim of making the artworks accessible to anyone with an Internet connection. In this paper, an Android Mobile App ‘A is for Art’ was developed to help the g...
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It was said that the visitor usually spends less than thirty seconds on looking at a single work of art during Museum visit (Beer 1987). Psychological research (Miller 1956) indicated that people can only hold seven items in their short-term memory. Therefore it is easy to forget that information about the works of art we encounter at the Museum or...
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Nowadays alphanumeric passwords are still widely used, even though it causes the well-known 'password problem'. There are a lot of studies on alternative user authentication schemes which try to take place of the textual password. PixelPin is one of the picture-based authentication systems, which are base on Blonder's patent (Graphical Passwords. U...

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