Kicking gestures
Han, T., Alexander, J., Karnik, A., Irani, P., and Subramanian, S. Kick: Investigating the Use of Kick Gestures for Mobile Interactions. In MobileHCI '11, to appear.

Ultrasound Output Array
Alexander, J., Marshall, M.T., and Subramanian, S. Adding Haptic Feedback To Mobile TV. In Extended Abstracts of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, (Vancouver, Canada, 2011), ACM, 1975–1980.


Social Acceptance Graph
Montero, C., Alexander, J., Subramanian, S. and Marshall, M. Would You Do That? Understanding the Social Acceptance of Gestural Interfaces. In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Human Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (Lisbon, Portugal, 2010), ACM, 275–278.

Atomic Actions
Aliakseyeu, A., Subramanian, S., and Alexander, J. Supporting Atomic User Actions on the Table. Chapter in Tabletops – Horizontal Interactive Displays, Springer London, 2010, 223–247.

Jones, E., Alexander, J., Andreou, A., Irani, P., and Subramanian, S. GesText: Accelerometer-Based Gestural Text-Entry Systems. In SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, (Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 2010), ACM, 2173–2182.


Footprints Scrollbar
Alexander, J. Understanding and Improving Navigation Within Electronic Documents. Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, University of Canterbury, New Zealand, 2009.

Bell, T., Alexander, J. Freeman, I., and Grimley, M. Computer Science Unplugged: School Students Doing Real Computing Without Computers. In The New Zealand Journal of Applied Computing and Information Technology, 13(1):20–29, 2009.

Footprints Scrollbar
Alexander, J., Cockburn, A., Fitchett, S., Gutwin, C., and Greenberg, S. Revisiting Read Wear: Analysis, Design and Evaluation of a Footprints Scrollbar. In SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, (Boston, MA, USA, 2009), ACM, 1665–1674.


Bell, T., Alexander, J., Freeman, I., and Grimley, M. Computer Science Without Computers: New Outreach Methods From Old Tricks. In NACCQ 2008: The 21st Annual Conference of the National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications, (Auckland, New Zealand, 2008), 127–133.
Best Invited Paper at the NACCQ Conference 2008

Alexander, J. and Cockburn A. An Empirical Characterisation of Electronic Document Navigation. In GI '08: Proceedings of Graphics Interface 2008, (Windsor, Ontario, Canada, 2008), Canadian Information Processing Society, 123–130.
A.J. Sweeny Award for Best Student Paper at GI 2008

Alexander, J., Cockburn, A. and Lobb, R. AppMonitor: A Tool for Recording User Actions in Unmodified Windows Applications. Behavior Research Methods, 40(2):413–421, May 2008.

Alexander, J and Cockburn A. Characterising Electronic Document Use, Reuse, Coverage and Multi-Document Interaction. NZCSRSC '08: New Zealand Computer Science Research Student Conference 2008, (Christchurch, New Zealand, 2008), 1–8.


Wingkvist A. and Alexander, J., Was it Pod Worthy? A Preparatory Plan for Evaluating Podcasting in Higher Education. In NZCSRSC '07: New Zealand Computer Science Research Student Conference (Hamilton, New Zealand, 2007).

Cockburn, A., Kristensson, P., Alexander, J. and Zhai, S., Hard Lessons: Effort-Inducing Interfaces Benefit Spatial Learning. In SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, (San Jose, California, USA, 2007), ACM Press, 1571–1580.


Cockburn, A., Gutwin C. and Alexander, J., Faster Document Navigation with Space-Filling Thumbnails. In SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, (Montréal, Québec, Canada, 2006), ACM Press, 1–10.

Workshop Papers

Ultrasound Output Array
Alexander J., Marshall M.T. and Subramanian, S. Increasing the Appeal of Mobile TV Using Haptic Feedback. In Video Interaction – Making Broadcasting A Successful Social Media (in conjunction with CHI 2011, Vancouver, Canada, 2011).

Offsetting Projection
Cauchard, J., Fraser, M., Alexander, J. and Subramanian, S. Offsetting Displays on Mobile Projector Phones. In Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Personal Projection, (in conjunction with Pervasive 2010, Helsinki, Finland, 2010).

Offsetting Projection
Alexander, J. and Cockburn, A. Deploying an Application Logger to Characterise Document Navigation. In Best Practices in Longitudinal Research (in conjunction with CHI 2009, Boston, MA, USA, 2009).