Look at My Face: A New Home Screen User Interface

  • Young Hoon Oh
  • Da Young JuEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10290)


Smartphone Technology grew up with mobile application. Mobile applications help users to conveniently access useful services. To instantly access desired information, bunch of apps are placed on the home screen which results in the visually complex user interface. In this paper, due to the lack of literature on wallpaper, we investigated which types of wallpaper people choose on their devices. We examined more than 200 participants for specific reasons of setting wallpaper and asked whether people concern the wallpaper occlusion. Based on the survey result, we present the prototype of home screen user interface which automatically organize objects on the screen. Additionally, we conducted focus group interview to get deeper insights on wallpaper and our prototype. Implicit meanings of setting wallpaper were covered. Finally, we discuss several implications of the prototype and limitation of the study.


Wallpaper Icon User interface Home screen 



This research was supported by the MSIP (Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning), Korea, under the “ICT Consilience Creative Program” (IITP-2017-2017-0-01015) supervised by the IITP (Institute for Information & communications Technology Promotion).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Integrated Technology, Yonsei Institute of Convergence TechnologyYonsei UniversityIncheonRepublic of Korea

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