Marvin Pafla

Marvin Pafla is a Master's student in Systems Design Engineering. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in both Psychology and Computer Science at the University of Konstanz (Germany). He’s affiliated with the Games Institute and the Touchlab at the University of Waterloo and supervised by Prof. Dr. Stacey Scott and Prof. Dr. Mark Hancock. Marvin's interest lies in Artificial Intelligence, humans and the interaction between the two. He played European Handball semi-professionally and likes to bake bread that some people (himself) say is great .

  • Email: mpafla [at] uwaterloo [dot] ca

Publications

2019

  • M. Pafla, C. Wong, D. Gillis, U. Pfeil, and S. D. Scott, Jumping on the Bandwagon: Overcoming Social Barriers to Public Display Use, in Proceedings of Graphics Interface 2019, 2019.
    @inproceedings{Pafla:2019:10.20380/GI2019.21, author = {Pafla, Marvin and Wong, Caroline and Gillis, Daniel and Pfeil, Ulrike and Scott, Stacey D.}, title = {Jumping on the Bandwagon: Overcoming Social Barriers to Public Display Use}, booktitle = {Proceedings of Graphics Interface 2019}, series = {GI 2019}, year = {2019}, issn = {0713-5424}, isbn = {978-0-9947868-4-5}, location = {Kingston, Ontario}, numpages = {9}, doi = {10.20380/GI2019.21}, publisher = {Canadian Information Processing Society}, keywords = {Display blindness, interaction blindness, public interaction, large displays, bandwagon-effect, call-to-action}, }

2018

  • M. Ghare, M. Pafla, C. Wong, J. R. Wallace, and S. D. Scott, Increasing Passersby Engagement with Public Large Interactive Displays: A Study of Proxemics and Conation, in Proceedings of the 2018 ACM International Conference on Interactive Surfaces and Spaces, New York, NY, USA, 2018, p. 19–32.
    @inproceedings{Ghare:2018:IPE:3279778.3279789, author = {Ghare, Mojgan and Pafla, Marvin and Wong, Caroline and Wallace, James R. and Scott, Stacey D.}, title = {Increasing Passersby Engagement with Public Large Interactive Displays: A Study of Proxemics and Conation}, booktitle = {Proceedings of the 2018 ACM International Conference on Interactive Surfaces and Spaces}, series = {ISS '18}, year = {2018}, isbn = {978-1-4503-5694-7}, location = {Tokyo, Japan}, pages = {19--32}, numpages = {14}, url = {http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/3279778.3279789}, doi = {10.1145/3279778.3279789}, acmid = {3279789}, publisher = {ACM}, address = {New York, NY, USA}, keywords = {conation, display blindness, interaction blindness, large displays, multi-touch, proxemics, public interaction}, }

Marvin Pafla