Negotiation Models for Mobile Tactile Interaction

  • Dari Trendafilov
  • Saija Lemmelä
  • Roderick Murray-Smith
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8045)


With the recent introduction of mass-market mobile phones with touch-sensitive displays, location, bearing and motion sensing, we are on the cusp of significant progress in a highly interactive mobile social networking. We propose that such systems must work in various contexts, levels of uncertainties and utilize different types of human senses. In order to explore the feasibility of such a system we describe an experiment with a multimodal implementation which allows users to engage in a continuous interaction with each other by using capacitive touch input, visual and/or vibro-tactile feedback and perform a goal-oriented collaborative task of target acquisition. Initial user study found the approach to be interesting and engaging despite the constraints imposed by the interaction method.


Mobile social interaction multi-modal mobile touch tactile human communication 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dari Trendafilov
    • 1
    • 2
  • Saija Lemmelä
    • 1
  • Roderick Murray-Smith
    • 2
  1. 1.Nokia Research CenterHelsinkiFinland
  2. 2.University of GlasgowScotland, UK

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