About these proceedings
APCHI 2004 was the sixth Asia-Paci?c Conference on Computer-Human Int- action, and was the ?rst APCHI to be held in New Zealand. This conference series provides opportunities for HCI researchers and practitioners in the Asia- Paci?c and beyond to gather to explore ideas, exchange and share experiences, and further build the HCI networkin this region.APCHI 2004wasa truly int- national event, with presenters representing 17 countries. This year APCHI also incorporated the ?fth SIGCHI New Zealand Symposium on Computer-Human Interaction. A total of 69 papers were accepted for inclusion in the proceedings – 56 long papers and 13 short papers. Submissions were subject to a strict, double-blind peer-review process. The research topics cover the spectrum of HCI, including human factors and ergonomics,user interfacetools and technologies,mobile and ubiquitous computing, visualization, augmented reality, collaborative systems, internationalization and cultural issues, and more. APCHI also included a d- toral consortium, allowing 10 doctoral students from across the globe to meet and discuss their work in an interdisciplinary workshop with leading researchers and fellow students. Additionally, ?ve tutorials were o?ered in association with the conference.
Design Usability User Experience User Experience (UX) assistive technology computers and handicaped people hci human computer interaction human factors human-computer interaction (HCI) information visualization mobile devices navigation user interfaces web interfaces