Conference Papers

Erick Odour, Carman Neustaedter, William Odom, Anthony Tang, Niala Moallem, Melanie Tory, and Pourang Irani. (2016). The Frustrations and Benefits of Mobile Device Usage in the Home when Co-Present with Family members. In Proceedings of Designing Interactive Systems. Brisbane, Australia. DIS ’16. ACM Press. *Best Paper Honorable Mention Award* (Local Copy, ACM Link)

Audrey Desjardins, Ron Wakkary, William Odom. (2016). Behind the Lens: A Visual Exploration of Epistemological Commitments in HCI Research on the Home. In Proceedings of Designing Interactive Systems. Brisbane, Australia. DIS ’16. ACM Press. *Best Pictorial Honorable Mention Award* (Local Copy, ACM Link)

Odom, W., Wakkary, R., Lim, Y., Desjardins, A., Banks, R., Hengeveld, B. (2016). From Research Prototype to Research Product. In Proceedings of SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. San Jose, USA. CHI ’16. ACM Press. (Local Copy, ACM Link)

Uriu, D., Odom, W. (2016). Designing for Domestic Memorialization and Remembrance: A Field Study of Fenestra in Japan. In Proceedings of SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. San Jose, USA. CHI ’16. ACM Press. *Best Paper Honorable Mention Award* (Local Copy, ACM Link)

Gerritsen, D., Tasse, D., Olsen, J., Vlahovic, T., Gulotta, R., Odom, W., Wiese, J., Zimmerman, J. (2016). Mailing Archived Emails As Postcards: Probing the Value of Virtual Archives. In Proceedings of SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. San Jose, USA. CHI ’16. ACM Press. (Local Copy, ACM Link)

Wakkary, R., Odom, W., Hauser, S., Hertz, G., Lin, H. (2015). Material Speculation: Actual Artifacts for Critical Inquiry. In Proceedings of the 5th decennial conference on Critical computing: Critical Alternatives. (CC ’15). ACM Press. (Local Copy, ACM Link)

Odom, W., Wakkary, R. (2015). Intersecting with Unaware Objects. In proceedings of Creativity and Cognition. Glasgow, Scotland. C&C ’15. ACM Press. (Local Copy, ACM Link)

Odom, W. (2015). Understanding Long-term Interactions with a Slow Technology: An Investigation of Experiences with FutureMe. In proceedings of SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Seoul, Korea. CHI ’15. ACM Press. (Local Copy, ACM Link)

Desjardins, A., Wakkary, R., Odom, W. (2015). Investigating Genres and Perspectives in HCI Research on the Home. In proceedings of SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Seoul, Korea. CHI ’15. ACM Press. (Local Copy, ACM Link)

Odom, W., Zimmerman, J., Forlizzi, J. (2014). Placelessness, Spacelessness, and Formlessness: Experiential Qualities of Virtual Possessions. In Proceedings of Designing Interactive Systems. Vancouver, Canada. DIS ’14. ACM Press. (Local Copy, ACM Link)

Gulotta, R., Odom, W., Faste, H., Forlizzi, J. (2014). Legacy in the Age of the Internet: Reflections on How Interactive Systems Shape How We Are Remembered. In Proceedings of Designing Interactive Systems. Vancouver, Canada. DIS ’14. ACM Press. (Local CopyACM Link)

Odom, W. Zimmerman, J., Forlizzi, J., Choi, H., Meier, S., Park, A. (2014). Unpacking the Thinking and Making Behind a User Enactments Project. In Proceedings of Designing Interactive Systems. Vancouver, Canada. DIS ’14. ACM Press. (Local Copy, ACM Link)

Wakkary, R., Desjardins, A., Odom, W., Hauser, S., Aflatoony, L. (2014). Eclipse: Eliciting the Subjective Qualities of Public Places. In Proceedings of Designing Interactive Systems. Vancouver, Canada. DIS ’14. ACM Press. (Local Copy, ACM Link)

Odom, W., Sellen, A., Kirk, D., Banks, R., Regan, T., Selby, M., Forlizzi, J., Zimmerman, J. (2014). Designing for Slowness, Anticipation and Re-Visitation: A Long Term Field Study of the Photobox. In proceedings of SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Toronto, Canada. CHI ’14. ACM Press. (Local Copy, ACM Link*Best Paper Award*

Lee, M., Nam, T., Lee, Y., Row, Y., Lim, Y., Kim, D., Seok, J., Odom, W., Zimmerman, J., Forlizzi, J., Higuera, A., Marchitto, M., Canas, J., Moore, H. 2013. Bridging Research and Practice in Design: Reflections of the Project on Value Construction with Virtual Possessions. In proceedings of 5th International Congress of International Association of Societies of Design Research. Tokyo, Japan. IASDR ’13.

Seok, J., Kim, D., Lim, Y., Nam, T., Lee, M., Lee, Y., Row, Y., Sohn, B., Zimmerman, J., Forlizzi, J., Odom, W., Higuera, A., Marchitto, M., Canas, J., Moore, H. 2013. Understanding the Curation Activities of Creating Personal and Social Meanings for Virtual Possessions. In proceedings of 5th International Congress of International Association of Societies of Design Research. Tokyo, Japan. IASDR ’13.

Odom, W., Zimmerman, J., Forlizzi, J., Hugera, A., Marchitto, M., Canas, J., Nam, T., Lim, Y., Lee, M., Seok, J., Kim, D., Lee, Y., Row, Y., Sohn, B., Moore, H. (2013). Fragmentation and Transition: Understanding the Perception of Virtual Possessions among Young Adults in Spain, South Korea, and the United States. In proceedings of SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Paris, France. CHI ’13. ACM Press. (Local CopyACM Link)

Gulotta, R., Odom, W., Faste, H., Forlizzi, J. (2013). Digital Artifacts as Legacy: Exploring the Lifespan and Value of Digital Data. In proceedings of SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Paris, France. CHI ’13. ACM Press. (Local Copy, ACM Link) *Best Paper Honorable Mention Award*

Harper, R., Thereska, E., Lindley, S., Banks, R., Gosset, P., Odom, W., Smyth, G., Whitworth, E. (2013). What is a File? In proceedings of Computer Supported Cooperative Work, San Antonio, Texas, CSCW ’13. ACM Press. (Local Copy, ACM Link)

Odom, W., Zimmerman, J., Davidoff, S., Forlizzi, J., Dey, A., Lee, M. (2012). A Fieldwork of the Future with User Enactments. In proceedings of Designing Interactive Systems, Newcastle, UK. DIS ’12. ACM Press. (Local Copy, ACM Link*Best Paper Award*

Odom, W., Selby, M., Sellen, A., Kirk, D., Banks, R., Regan, T. (2012). Photobox: On the Design of a Slow Technology. In Proceedings of Designing Interactive Systems, Newcastle, UK. DIS ’12. ACM Press. (Local Copy, ACM Link)

Odom, W., Banks, R., Kirk, D, Harper, R., Lindley, S., Sellen, A. (2012). Technology Heirlooms? Considerations for Passing Down and Inheriting Digital Materials. Inproceedings of SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Austin, Texas. CHI ’12. ACM Press. (Local Copy, ACM Link)

Odom, W., Sellen, A., Harper, R., Thereska, E. (2012). Lost in Translation: Understanding the Possession of Digital Things in the Cloud. In proceedings of SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Austin, Texas. CHI ’12. ACM Press. (Local CopyACM Link)

Odom, W., Zimmerman, J., Forlizzi, J., Choi, H., Meier, S., Park, A. (2012). Investigating the Presence, Form and Behavior of Virtual Possessions in the Context of a Teen Bedroom. In proceedings of SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Austin, Texas. CHI ’12. ACM Press. (Local Copy, ACM Link)

Kuznetsov, S., Odom, W., Pierce, J., Paulos, E. (2011). Nurturing Natural Sensors. In proceedings of the international conference on Ubiquitous computing. Beijing, China. Ubicomp ’11. ACM Press, 227-236. (Local Copy, ACM Link*Best Paper Award* 

Odom, W. Zimmerman, J., Forlizzi, J. (2011). Teenagers and Their Virtual Possessions: Design Opportunities and Issues. In proceedings of SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Vancouver, Canada. CHI ’11. ACM Press, 1491-1500. (Local Copy, ACM Link*Best Paper Award*

Massimi, M., Odom, W., Kirk, D., Banks, R. (2011). Matters of Life and Death: Locating the End of Life in Lifespan-Oriented HCI Research. In proceedings of SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Vancouver, Canada. CHI ’11. ACM Press, 987-996. (Local Copy, ACM Link)

Odom, W. Zimmerman, J., Forlizzi, J. (2010). Designing for Dynamic Family Structures: Divorced Families and Interactive Systems. In proceedings of Designing Interactive Systems. Aarhus, Denmark. DIS ’10. ACM Press, 151-160. (Local Copy, ACM Link)

Odom, W., Zimmernman, J., Forlizzi, J. (2010). Virtual Possessions. In proceedings of Designing Interactive Systems. Aarhus, Denmark. DIS ’10. ACM Press, 368-371. (Local Copy, ACM Link)

Odom, W. (2010) “Mate, we don’t need a chip to tell us the soil’s dry” Opportunities for Designing Interactive Systems to Support Urban Food Production. In proceedings of Designing Interactive Systems. DIS ’10. ACM Press, 232-235.

Odom, W., Harper, R., Sellen, A., Kirk, D., Banks, R. (2010, accepted). Passing On & Putting To Rest: Understanding Bereavement in the context of Interactive Technologies. Inproceedings of SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Atlanta, USA. CHI ’10. ACM Press, 1831-1840. (Local Copy, ACM Link*Best Paper Honorable Mention Award*

Odom, W., Pierce, J., Stolterman, E., Blevis, E. (2009). Understanding Why We Preserve Some Things and Discard Others in the Context of Interaction Design. In proceedings of SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Boston, USA. CHI ’09. ACM Press, 1053-1062. (Local Copy, ACM Link)

Pierce, J., Odom, W., Blevis, E. (2008). Energy Aware Dwelling: A Critical Survey of Interaction Design for Eco-Visualizations. In proceedings of OZCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computer Systems Cairns, Australia. OZCHI ’08. ACM Press, 1-10. (Local Copy,ACM Link)

Hanks, K., Odom, W. , Roedl, D., Blevis, E. (2008). Sustainable Millennials: Attitudes towards Sustainability and the Material Effects of Interactive Technologies. In proceedings of SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Florence, Italy. ACM Press, 333-342 (Local Copy, ACM Link)

Blevis, E., Makice, K., Odom, W. , Roedl, D., Beck, C., Blevis, S., and Ashok, A. (2007). Luxury & new luxury, quality & equality. In Proceedings of the 2007 Conference on Designing Pleasurable Products and interfaces (Helsinki, Finland, August 22 – 25, 2007). DPPI ’07. ACM Press, 296-311. (Local Copy , ACM Link )

Bardzell, J., Jakobsson, M., Bardzell, S., Pace, T., Odom, W. , & Houssian, A. (2007). Virtual Worlds and Fraud: Approaching Cybersecurity in Massively Multiplayer Online Games. Digital Games Research Association (DiGRA) 2007. Let’s Play, Tokyo, Japan, 742-751 (Local Copy, DiGRA Link)

 

Reviewed Conference Posters

Odom, W., Jung, H., Hazlewood, W. (2010). Reflective Inquires: A Multi-Dimensional Approach to Designing for Domestic Elderly Life. In Proceedings of Design and Emotion.D&E ’10. (Paper, Poster)

Odom, W., Pierce, J. (2009). Improving with Age: Designing Enduring Interactive Products. In Extended Abstracts of SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Boston, USA. CHI ’09. ACM. New York, NY. (Local Copy, ACM Link)

W. Odom (2008). Personal Inventories: Toward Durable Human-Product Relationships. Inextended abstracts of SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computer Systems (CHI 2008). Florence, Italy. ACM Press, 3777-3782. (Local Copy, ACM Link) *Graduate Student Research Competition 1st Place Winner*

W. Odom , Jensen, S., and Li, M. (2007). Senior travel buddies: sustainable ride-sharing & socialization. In CHI ’07 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (San Jose, CA, USA, April 28 – May 03, 2007). CHI ’07. ACM Press, 2079-2084.(Local Copy,ACM Link)

W. Odom. (2007). The Design of Native American Websites: From Webrings to Cyber-locality. Design: From Imagination to Practice, Ethnography of Technical Systems Session, International Committee for the History of Technology (ICOHTEC) 2007, Copenhagen, Denmark.

 

Reviewed Conference Workshops Papers

Lim, Y., Odom, W. (2009). On the importance of framing questions for user research in the experience-centered design process. In workshop proceedings of Building a unified framework for the practice of eXperience Design. CHI 2009 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. (Local Copy)

Allen, J., Zhu, X., Pierce, J., Gim, H., Hanks, K., Chennupati, B., Odom, W., Roedl, D., Bhandari, S., Blevis, E. (2009). How Sustainable We Ourselves Are. In workshop proceedings of Defining the Role of HCI in the Challenges of Sustainability. CHI 2009 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. (Local Copy)

Odom, W., Jung, H., Hazlewood, W. (2008). Reflective Inquires: a multi-dimensional approach to user research. In workshop proceedings of on Designing for Engaged Experience. OZCHI 2008 Conference. (Local Copy)

Odom, W., Pierce, J., Roedl, D. (2008). Social Incentive & Eco-Visualization Displays: Toward Persuading Greater Change in Dormitory Communities. In workshop proceedings of Public and Situated Displays to Support Communities. OZCHI 2008 Conference. (Local Copy)

W. Odom. (2008). Values, Design, and Worthwhile Relationships. Workshop on Values, Value, and Worth: Their relationship to HCI?. CHI 2008 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. (Local Copy , Workshop Website)

 

Conference Workshops Organized

Jenkins, T., Andersen, K., Gaver, W., Odom, W., Pierce, J., Vallgårda, A. (2017). Things of Design Research: Diversity in Objects and Outcomes. In CHI ’17 Extended Abstracts of Human Factors in Computing Systems. Denver, Colorado. ACM Press. (website)

Jenkins, T., Andersen, K., Gaver, W., Odom, W., Pierce, J., Vallgårda, A. (2016). Attending to Objects as Outcomes of Design Research. In CHI ’16 Extended Abstracts of Human Factors in Computing Systems. San Jose, California. ACM Press. (website)

Overton, K., Sosa-Tzec, O., Blevis, E., Odom, W., Hauser, S., Wakkary, R. (2016). Visual Literacy in Human-Computer Interaction. In CHI ’16 Extended Abstracts of Human Factors in Computing Systems. San Jose, California. ACM Press.

Odom, W., Banks, R., Durrant, A., Kirk, D., Pierce, J. 2012. Slow technology: critical reflection and future directions. In Proceedings of the Designing Interactive Systems Conference (DIS ’12). ACM Press, 816-817. (website, ACM Link)

Massimi, M., Moncur, W., Odom, W., Banks, R., Kirk, D. 2012. Memento Mori: Technology Design for End of Life. In CHI ’12 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA ’12). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 2759-2762. (website, ACM Link).

Blevis, E., Churchill, E., Odom, W., Pierce, J., Roedl, D., Wakkary, R. 2012. Visual thinking and digital imagery. In CHI ’12 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA ’12). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 2715-2718. (website, ACM Link)

Kuznetsov, S., Odom, W., Moulder, V., DiSalvo, C., Hirsch, T., Wakkary, R., Paulos, E. (2011). HCI, Politics and the City: Engaging with Urban Grassroots Movements for Reflection and Action. In CHI ’11 Extended Abstracts of Human Factors in Computing Systems. Vancouver, Canada. ACM Press. (website)

Massimi, M., Odom, W., Kirk, D., Banks, R. (2010). HCI at the End of Life: Understanding Death, Dying and the Digital. In extened abstracts of SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Atlanta, USA. CHI ’10. ACM. New York, NY. (website)

Bardzell, J., Bardzell, S., and Odom, W. (2007) . Virtual Ethnography and Amateur Multimedia Community Research. Workshop: Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Conference (EPIC) 2007, Keystone, Colorado. (Workshop Abstract , EPIC Proceedings)

 

Reviewed Journal Articles

Bardzell, S., Odom, W., (2008). The Experience of Embodied Space in Virtual Worlds: An Ethnography of A Second Life Community. Space and Culture: An International Journal of Social Spaces. (Local Copy, Sage Link)

 

Book Chapters

Odom, W. (2016). Reflections on the knowledge contribution of a practice- based PhD in Design. In Joost, G., Bredies, K., Christensen, M., Conradi, F., Unteidig, A. (Eds.) Are We There Yet? Perspectives on Design Research. Birkhäuser Publishers (BIRD Series).

Odom, W., Zimmerman, J. Forlizzi, J. (2015). Engaging Teens in Dialogue on Potential Technological Futures with User Enactments. In Little, L., Toth, N., Bell, B., Fitton, D. (Eds.) An HCI Perspective on Working with Teenagers in Research Projects. Springer Press.

Odom, W. (2014). “You Don’t Have to Be a Gardener to Do Urban Agriculture” Understanding Opportunities for Designing Interactive Technologies to Support Urban Food Production. In Choi, J., Foth, M., Hearn, G. (Eds.) Mixing Human-Computer Interactions with Human-Food Interactions. MIT Press. Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

Harper, R., Odom, W. (2013). Trusting Oneself: An anthropology of things, the cloud and personal competence. In Harper (Ed.) The Complexity of Trust, Computing and Society. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK.

Odom, W., Harper, R., Sellen, A., Forlizzi, J., Zimmerman, J., Banks, R., Kirk, D. (2011). Absence and family life: understanding and supporting dynamic adaption to change. In Harper, R. (Ed.) At Home with Smart Technologies: the future of domestic life. Springer Press.

 

Other Articles

Wakkary, R., Odom, W., Hauser, S., Hertz, G., Lin, H. (2016 in press). A Short Guide to Material Speculation: Actual Artifacts for Critical Inquiry. ACM Interactions. (ACM Link / Local Copy)

Blevis, E., Hauser, S., Odom, W. 2015. Sharing the Hidden Treasure in Pictorials. ACM Interactions May / June 2015 issue. (ACM Link)

Odom, W. (2014). What are you reading? Will Odom. ACM Interactions March / April 2014 issue. (ACM Link)

Moulder, V. Boschman, L., Wakkary, R., Odom, W., Kuznetsov, S. (2014). Tactics for HCI Design Interventions with Nonprofit Organizations. Extended Abstracts of CHI 2014 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Toronto, Canada. ACM Press. (ACM Link)

Thereska, E., Riva, O., Banks, R., Lindley, S., Harper, R., Odom, W. (2013). Beyond file systems: understanding the nature of places where people store their data. Microsoft Research Technical Report MSR-TR-2013-109.

Odom, W. (2012). Manifesting Virtual Possessions in the Material World. Adjunct Proceedings of Designing Interactive Systems, Newcastle, UK. DIS ’12 Doctoral Consortium.

Odom, W., Banks, R., Kirk, D. (2010). Reciprocity, Deep Storage and Letting Go: Opportunities for designing interactions with inherited digital materials. ACM Interactions 17, 5, (Sept 2010), 31-34. (Local Copy, ACM Link)

Fry, T., Kinnunen, N, Perolini, P., Odom, W. (2009). Metrofitting—Adaptation, the City and Impacts of the Coming Climate. Griffith University Press: Brisbane, Australia. ISBN 978-1-921291-81-4.

Odom, W. , Blevis, E., Stolterman, E. (2008). Personal Inventories in the Context of Sustainability & Interaction Design. In (Blevis, E., contributing editor, Anderson, R. & Kolko, J., EICs) Forum: Sustainably Ours. ACM Interactions. Volume XV number 5. ACM Press, New York, NY. (Local Copy, ACM Link)