Alissa N. Antle is an assistant professor of Interactive Arts and Technology at Simon Fraser University, where her research interests are embodied forms of interaction including tangibles and interactive environments. Her recent work explores the application of embodied schemata and conceptual metaphors in interaction design for interactive environments and designing to support epistemic action in tangible user interfaces. Alissa is the author of the 2009 March/April ACM interactions article entitled, “Embodied child computer interaction: Why embodiment matters”.

Ylva Fernaeus is a researcher at the Swedish Institute for Computer Science, where her current research interests are casual, mobile and physical interaction. She is involved with the European project Living with Robots and Interactive Companions (LIREC), exploring novel robot technologies.

Paul Marshall is a research fellow on the ShareIT project in the Department of Computing at the Open University, where he works in the Pervasive Interaction Lab. His current research focuses on the use of shareable interfaces, such as tangibles and multi-touch surfaces, for learning, working and playing.

Alissa N. Antle
School of Interactive Arts & Technology
Simon Fraser University
Central City, Surrey, B.C. Canada
Ylva Fernaeus
Swedish Institute of Computer Science
Box 1263, SE-164 29 Kista, Sweden
Paul Marshall
Department of Computing
The Open University
Walton Hall, Milton Keynes,
MK7 6AA, United Kingdom
Copyright © 2008. Dr. Alissa Antle, SIAT, Simon Fraser University, Canada