Kaisa Väänänen


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Hilden, E. and Väänänen, K. Communicating User Insights with Travel Mindsets and Experience Personas in Intra-City Bus Context. (Accepted to) INTERACT 2019, the 17th IFIP TC.13 International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, Cyprus, September 2019, Springer.

Pietilä, I., Varsaluoma J. and Väänänen, K. Understanding the Digital and Non-digital Participation by the Gaming Youth. (Accepted to) INTERACT 2019, the 17th IFIP TC.13 International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, Cyprus, September 2019, Springer.

Olsson, T., Jarusriboonchai, P., Wozniak, P., Paasovaara, S., Väänänen, K., and Lucéro, A. Technologies for Enhancing Collocated Social Interaction: Review of Design Solutions and Approaches. Journal of Computer-Supported Cooperative Work, February 2019.

Väänänen, K., Pohjola, H., Ahtinen. A. Exploring the User Experience of Artificial Intelligence Applications: User Survey and Human-AI Relationship Model. In CHI’19 workshop Where is the Human? Bridging the Gap Between AI and HCI (AI-HCI 2019), May 4th, 2019, Glasgow. https://michae.lv/ai-hci-workshop/


Nurkka, P., Väänänen, K. Understanding the customer benefits of customisation: Case surfboard. Strategic Design Research Journal, 11(3): 214-224, September-December 2018. ISSN 1984-2998.

Hildén, E., Väänänen, K., Chistov, P. Travel Experience Toolkit: Bus-Specific Tools for Digital Service Design. Proceedings of Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia, MUM’18, ACM, 2018.

Paasovaara, S., Väänänen, K., Malapaschas, A., Olshannikova, E., Olsson, T., Jarusriboonchai, P., Hošek, J., Mašek, P. Playfulness and progression in technology-enhanced social experiences between nearby strangers. Proceedings of the 10th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, NordiCHI’18, ACM, 2018.

Li, H., Häkkilä, J., Väänänen, K. Review of unconventional user interfaces for emotional communication between long-distance partners. Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI '18). ACM, NY, USA, Article 18, 2018.

Heikkilä, P., Honka, A., Mach, S, Schmalfuss, F., Kaasinen, E., Väänänen, K. Quantified Factory Worker – Expert Evaluation and Ethical Considerations of Wearable Self-tracking Devices. Proceedings of Academic Mindtrek conference, ACM, 2018

Hildén, E., Väänänen, K., Syrman, S. Modeling Bus Travel Experience to Guide the Design of Digital Services for the Bus Context. Proceedings of Academic Mindtrek conference, ACM, 2018.

Jokinen, J-P., Nieminen, M., Hildén, E., Väänänen, K., Syrman, S., Kostiainen, J. Cooperative Strategies and Operating Conditions for Platform Based Living Labs on the Markets of Transportation Services. 25th ITS World Congress, Copenhagen, Denmark, 17-21 September 2018.

Hildén, E., Väänänen, K., Jokinen, J.-P., Syrman, S. Conducting Studies on Intra-City Bus Travel Experience:  Insights and Lessons Learned in Living Lab Bus Project. 25th ITS World Congress, Copenhagen, Denmark, 17-21 September 2018.

Kaipainen, K., Ahtinen, A., Chowdhury, A., Väänänen, K. Experiential and Contextual Factors of Social Robots as Public Servants. In MobileHCI’18 workshop: The 4th PubRob Workshop on Human-Robot Interaction in Public Spaces (PubRob 2018). September 2018, Barcelona. http://homepages.inf.ed.ac.uk/rpetrick/events/pubrob/2018/

Hildén, E, Väänänen, K. Bus Travel Experience – in the Crossroads of Service and Experience Design. In the workshop in CHI’18 on Experience Design meets Service Design – Method Clash or Marriage? April 2018, Montreal, Canada. https://blogs.aalto.fi/xdsd/proceedings/


Eghtebas, C., Väänänen, K., Meyer, J., Pfeiffer, T., Pai, Y. S.,Lukosch, S. A Model of Social Acceptability for Human Augmentation Technologies. In Amplify, a Workshop on Amplification and Augmentationof Human Perception in CHI 2017.

Hilden, E., Ojala, J., Väänänen, K. A Co-design Study of Digital Service Ideas in the Bus Context. Proc. Interact 2017, Springer.
Fedosov, A., Ojala, J., Olsson, T., Väänänen, K. and Langheinrich M. From Travel Plans
to Magic Wands: A Cross-Domain Study of Practices and Privacy Requirements for Sharing Emerging Types of Online Content. Proc. 15th European Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work - Exploratory Papers, Reports of the European Society for Socially Embedded Technologies (ISSN  2510-2591).

Ahtinen, A., Väänänen, K. Persuasive Design of Outdoors Walking Meetings: Supporting Different Mindsets. In NatureCHI, a workshop on Unobtrusive User Experiences with Technology in Nature at MobileHCI 2017. http://naturechi.net/

Hilden, E., Ojala, J., Väänänen, K. Development of Context Cards: A Bus-Specific Ideation Tool for Co-design Workshops. Proc. Academic Mindtrek 2017, ACM.

Ahtinen, A., Andrejeff, E., Harris, C., Väänänen, K. Let’s Walk at Work – Persuasion through the Brainwolk Walking Meeting App. Proc. Academic Mindtrek 2017, ACM.


Lehtiniemi, A., Ojala, J., Väänänen, K. Socially Augmented Music Discovery with Collaborative Playlists and Mood Pictures. 5 Nov 2016, Interacting with Computers, Oxford Journals.

Jarusriboonchai, P., Malapaschas, A., Olsson, T., Väänänen, K. Social display – We can see what you are doing on your mobile device. CSCW '16 Proceedings of the 19th ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work & Social Computing. ACM, p. 53-56 4 p.

Väänänen, K., Ojala, J., Hilden E., Karlsson, MA., Wallgren, P., Turunen, M. Improving Attractiveness of Public Transportation with Interactive Experiences. Proc. NordiCHI’16, ACM.

Ahtinen, A., Andrejeff, E., Väänänen, K. Brainwolk – A Mobile Technology Mediated Walking Meeting Concept for Wellbeing and Creativity at Work. Proc. MUM’16, ACM.

Hokkanen, L., Väänänen, K. Focusing on User Experience and Business Models in Startups: Investigation of Two-dimensional Value Creation. Proc. Mindtrek'16, ACM.

Hilden, E., Ojala, J., Väänänen, K. User Needs and Expectations for Future Traveling Services in Buses. Proc. NordiCHI'16, ACM.

Ahtinen, A., Andrejeff, E., Vuolle, M., Väänänen, K. Walk as You Work – User Study and Design Implications for Mobile Walking Meetings. Proc. NordiCHI’16, ACM.

Jokela, T., Pour Rezaei, P., Väänänen, K. Using Elicitation Studies to Generate Collocated Interaction Methods. Adjunct Proc. MobileHCI’16, ACM.

Mäkelä, V., Korhonen, H., Ojala, J., Väänänen, K., Raisamo, R., Turunen, M. Investigating Mid-Air Gestures and Handhelds in Motion Tracked Environments. Proc. Pervasive Displays, PerDis’16, ACM.

Jokela, T., Väänänen, K., Pour Rezaei, P. Natural Group Binding and Cross-Display Object Movement Methods for Wearable Devices. Proc. MobileHCI’16, ACM.

Jarusriboonchai, P., Olsson, T., Lundgren-Lyckvi, S., Väänänen., K. Let’s Take Photos Together: Exploring Asymmetrical Interaction Abilities on Mobile Camera Phones. Proc. MobileHCI’16, ACM.

Aromaa, S., Väänänen. K. Suitability of virtual prototypes to support human factors/ergonomics evaluation during the design. Applied Ergonomics, Vol. 56, September 2016, 11–18, Elsevier.
Online at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0003687016300333

Hokkanen, L., Kuusinen, K., Väänänen, K. Minimum Viable User eXperience: A Framework for Supporting Product Design in Startups. Proc. XP'16, Springer.

Mayer, J., Jones, Q., Hiltz, R., Barkhuus, L., Väänänen, K. Supporting Opportunities for Context-Aware Social Matching: An Experience Sampling Study. Proc. CHI'16, ACM.

Olsson, T., Jarusriboonchai, P., Paasovaara, S., Ojala, J., Olshannikova, E., Malapaschas, A., Väänänen, K. How to Evaluate the Social Effects and User Experience of Systems Enhancing Collocated Interactions? In CHI 2016 workshop on "Proxemic Mobile Collocated Interactions”.

Jarusriboonchai, P., Olsson, T., Malapaschas, A., Väänänen, K. Increase Collocated People’s Awareness of Mobile User’s Activities: Field Trial of Social Display. Proc. CSCW'16, ACM.

Kuusinen, K. Väätäjä, H., Mikkonen, T., Väänänen, K. Towards Understanding How Agile Teams Predict User Experience. In Larusdottir, MK, Cajander, A, Gregory, P, Cockton, G (Eds) in Integrating User Centred Design in Agile Development, Springer London.


Vermeeren, A., Roto, V., Väänänen, K. Design-inclusive UX research: design as a part of doing user experience research. Accepted to Behaviour and Information Technology, Taylor and Francis. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/0144929X.2015.1081292

Henze, N., Olsson, T., Schneegass, S., Sahami Shirazi, A., Väänänen, K. Augmenting Food with Information. Proc. Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia, MUM'15, ACM.

Hokkanen, L., Kuusinen, K., Väänänen, K. Early Design Drivers in Startups: Elements of Minimum Viable User eXperience. Proc. Profes 2015.

Ahtinen, A., Poutanen, J., Vuolle, M., Väänänen, K., Peltoniemi, S. Experience-Driven Design of Ambiences for Future Pop-Up Workspaces. Proc. Ambient Intelligence, AmI'15, Springer.

Ojala, J., Korhonen, H., Laaksonen, J., Mäkelä, V., Pakkanen, T., Järvi, A., Väänänen, K., Raisamo, R. Developing Novel Services for the Railway Station Area through Experience-Driven Design. Accepted to IDxA journal, in focus section on Making Places: Visualization, Interaction and Experience in Urban Space. An open access journal, ISSN: 1826-9745.

Jarusriboonchai, P., Olsson, T., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. Social Displays on Mobile Devices: Social Displays on Mobile Devices: Increasing Collocated People’s Awareness of the User’s Activities. Proc. MobileHCI’15, ACM.

Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K., Olsson, T., Häkkilä, J. Towards Deeper Understanding of User Experience with Ubiquitous Computing Systems: Systematic Literature Review and Design Framework. Proc. Interact’15, Springer.

Hokkanen, L, Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. UX Work in Startups: Current Practices and Future Needs. Proc. XP 2015, to appear in May 2015, Springer.

Jarusriboonchai, P., Olsson, T., Prabhu, V., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. CueSense: a Wearable Proximity-Aware Display Enhancing Encounters. Proc. EA CHI'15, ACM.

Olsson, T., Jarusriboonchai, P., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. Towards Wearable Displays Aiming to Enhance Social Interaction. CHI'15 workshop on Mobile Collocated Interactions. CHI, Seoul, April 19, 2015. http://www.funkydesignspaces.com/mobile_collocated/position-papers/


Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K., Heikkinen, J, Mäkinen, E., Farooq, A, Evreinov, G., Raisamo, R. User Experience and Expectations of Haptic Feedback in In-Car Interaction. Proc. Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia, MUM'14, ACM.

Ojala, J., Mate, S., Curcio, I., Lehtiniemi, A. and Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. Automated Creation of Mobile Video Remixes: User Trial in Three Event Contexts. Proc. Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia, MUM'14, ACM.

Jarusriboonchai, P., Olsson, T., Ojala, J. and Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. Opportunities and Challenges of Mobile Applications as “Tickets-to-Talk”: A Scenario-Based User Study. Proc. Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia, MUM'14, ACM.

Jarusriboonchai, P., Olsson, T. and Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. User Experience of Proactive Audio-Based Social Devices: a Wizard-of-Oz Study. Proc. Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia, MUM'14, ACM.

Ventä-Olkkonen, L., Häkkilä, J. and Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. Exploring the Augmented Home Window – User Perceptions of the Concept. Proc. Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia, MUM'14, ACM.

Sahar, F., Kujala, S. and Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. Identifying the User Experience Factors of a Multi-Component Sports Product. Proc. Mindtrek'14, ACM.

Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K., Ojala, J., Laaksonen, J., Korhonen, H., Pakkanen, T. and Raisamo, R. Experience-Driven Design of Traveler Services in the Smart City. Workshhop on Making Places: Visualization, Interaction and Experience in Urban Space, in NordiCHI'14 conference, Helsinki, October 26th, 2014.

Ojala, J., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. and Olsson, T. User-Created Content as Mediator of Co-located Social Experiences. Workshhop on Interactions and Applications for See-Through Technologies, in NordiCHI'14 conference, Helsinki, October 27th, 2014.

Prabhu, V., Olsson, T, Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. and Jarusriboonchai, P. How Can Wearables Support Co-Located Social Interaction? Workshhop on Interactions and Applications for See-Through Technologies, in NordiCHI'14 conference, Helsinki, October 26th, 2014.


Vihavainen, S., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K., The Implications of Mobile Notifications for User Experience of a Social Network Service . International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (iJIM), In Press.

Palviainen, J., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. and Peltola, H. Social Devices – A Laboratory Study on User Preferences of Device Proactivity. Proc. (EA) of CHI'13, ACM.

Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K., Olsson, T., Palviainen, J. and Jarusriboonchai, P. Social Devices as a New Type of Social System: Enjoyable or Embarrassing Experiences?
CHI'13 Workshop on Experiencing Interactivity in Public Spaces (EIPS), Paris, France, April 28th, 2013. http://www.cs.tut.fi/ihte/EIPS_workshop_CHI13/papers.shtml

Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K., Häkkilä, J., Cassinelli. A., Müller, J. Rukzio, E. and Schmidt, A. Experiencing Interactivity in Public Spaces. Workshop description in Extended Abstracts of CHI’13.

Saarinen, P., Partala, T. and Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. Little Backpackers – Studying Children’s Psychological Needs in an Interactive Exhibition Context. Proceedings of Interaction Design and Children, IDC’13, ACM.

Heikkinen, J., Mäkinen, E., Lylykangas, J., Pakkanen, T., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. and Raisamo, R. Mobile Devices as Infotainment User Interfaces in the Car: Contextual Study and Design Implications. Proceedings of MobileHCI’13, ACM.

Jarusriboonchai, P., Olsson, T. and Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. Roles, Scenarios and Challenges of Social Devices. Proceedings of SofTec, 2nd Workshop on Computer Mediated Social Offline Interactions, in association of Ubicomp’13, Zürich, Switzerland, September 8th, 2013, ACM.

Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K., Suhonen, K., Laaksonen, J., Kildal, J., Ahmaniemi, T., Tahirog(lu. K. User Experience and Usage Scenarios of Audio-Tactile Interaction with Virtual Objects in a Physical Environment. Proc. Designing Pleasurable Products and Interfaces, DPPI'13, ACM.

Palviainen, J., Suhonen, K., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K., Aaltonen, T., Leppänen, T. Exploring Usage Scenarios on Social Devices -- Balancing Between Surprise and User Control. Proc. Designing Pleasurable Products and Interfaces, DPPI'13, ACM.

Olsson, T., Väänänen-Vainio- Mattila, K., Saari, T., Lucero, A., Arrasvuori, J. Reflections on Experience-Driven Design: a Case Study on Designing for Playful Experiences. Proc. Designing Pleasurable Products and Interfaces, DPPI'13, ACM.

Ojala, J., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K., Lehtiniemi, A. Six Enablers of Instant Photo-Sharing Experiences in Small Groups Based on the Field Trial of Social Camera. Proc. Advances in Computer Entertainment, ACE'13, Springer.

Rantala, J., Suhonen, K., Müller, S., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K., Lantz, V., Raisamo, R. User Experiences of Mobile Audio Conferencing with Spatial Audio, Haptics and Gestures. Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Multimodal Interaction Proceedings, ICMI '13, ACM.

Palviainen, J., Kuusinen, K, Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. Designing for Presence in Social Television Interaction. Proceedings of Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia, MUM’13, ACM.

Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. and Vilminko, S. (Eds.) Landmarks for the user experience in the cloud Printed by PreMedia Helsinki Ltd. Helsinki, Finland 2013.
ISBN 978-952-93-2752-2 (paperback), ISBN 978-952-93-2753-9 (PDF)


Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K., Olsson, T., Laaksonen, J. An Exploratory Study of User-Generated Spatial Gestures with Social Devices. Proceedings of Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia, MUM'12, Ulm, Germany, December 4-6th, 2012, ACM

Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K., Haustola, T., Häkkilä, J., Karukka, J., Kytökorpi, K. Exploring Non-Verbal Communication of Presence between Young Children and Their Parents through the Embodied Teddy Bear. Proceedings of AmI'12 (International Joint Conference on Ambient Intelligence), Pisa, November 13-15th, 2012, Springer.

Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K., Ahmet, Z. End-User Recommendations of Mobile Services: From Physical Encounters to Digital Service Sharing. Proceedings of MindTrek'12, Tampere, Finland, October 3rd, 2012, ACM.

Lucero, A., Boberg, M., Malinen, S., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. Image Space: An Empirical Study of Geotagged Mobile Media Content Capture and Sharing. Proceedings of MindTrek'12, Tampere, Finland, October 3rd, 2012, ACM.

Olsson, T., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K., Saari, T., Arrasvuori, J., Lucero, A. Playful Experiences as Targets in Concept Design. In Workshop of How to Utilize User Experience Goals in Design? in NordiCHI'12, Copenhagen, Denmark, October 15th, 2012. https://sites.google.com/site/uxgoals2012/

Kuusinen, K. And Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. How to Make Agile UX Work More Efficient:  Management and Sales Perspectives. Proceedings of NordiCHI’12, ACM, October 2012.

Suhonen, K., Mueller, S., Rantala, J., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K., Raisamo, R. and Lantz, V. Haptically Augmented Remote Speech Communication: A Study of User Practices and Experiences. Proceedings of NordiCHI’12, ACM, October 2012.

Saarinen, P., Partala, T. and Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. Visualize Your Spatial Experience (VYSE): A Method and a Case Study in an Exhibition Center. Proceedings of NordiCHI’12, ACM, October 2012.

Suhonen, K, Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. and Mäkelä, K. User Experiences and Expectations of Vibrotactile, Thermal and Squeeze Feedback in Interpersonal Communication. Proceedings of British Computer Science BCS HCI’12, September 2012, Birmingham, UK, ACM.

Suhonen, K., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, Martin Schrader, Monika Pölönen, Marja Salmimaa, and Pasi Saarikko. 2012. Two User Studies on Creation and Evaluation of Use Scenarios for Mixed Reality Communication. Proceedings of International Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI '12). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 588-595.

Obrist, M., Roto, V., Vermeeren, A., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K., Law, E., Kuutti, K., Buie, E. In Search of Theoretical Foundations for UX Research and Practice. A Work-in-Progress paper in Extended Abstracts of CHI'12, May 2012, ACM.

Ahmet, Z., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. Mobile Service Distribution From the End-User Perspective – The Survey Study on Recommendation Practices. A Case Study paper (long) in
Extended Abstracts of CHI'12, May 2012, ACM.

Reponen, E., Koponen, T., Keränen, J., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. The Whole World under Your Feet: Field Trial of Embodied Browsing of Geotagged Content. Proceedings of Tangible and Embodied Interaction, TEI'12, February 2012, ACM.

Jarusriboonchai, P., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. Using Mobile Technology to Bring Families Together: The Design of a Family History Concept to Motivate Face-to-Face Communication. International Journal of Mobile HCI, April 2012, IGI Global.


Olsson T, Lagerstam E, Kärkkäinen T, Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila K. Expected User Experience of Mobile Augmented Reality Services: A User Study in the Context of Shopping Centers. Journal of Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, December 2011, Springer.

Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K., Suhonen, K., Gonsalves, T., Schrader, M. and Järvenpää, T. Carpe Diem: Exploring User Experience and Intimacy in Eye-Based Video Conferencing. Proc. of Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing, MUM'11, December 2011, ACM.

Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K., Wäljas, M. How Do Users Find Out What’s New: A Study of Change Indicators in Mobile Services. Proc. MindTrek 2011, September 2011, ACM.

Roto, V., Väätäjä, H., Jumisko-Pyykkö, S., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. Best Practices for Capturing Context in User Experience Studies in the Wild.
Proc. MindTrek 2011, September 2011, ACM.

Ahmet, Z., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. Face to Face Makes a Difference – Recommendation Practices of Users of Mobile Services. A paper in Research in the Large 2: App Stores, Wide Distribution Channels & Big Data in Research. Workshop at UbiComp 2011, Sept 18, Beijing, China.

Kujala, S., Roto, V., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K., Sinnelä, A., Karapanos, E. UX Curve: A Method for Evaluating Long-Term User Experience. Journal Interacting with Computers, made online July 2011. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0953543811000737

Paasovaara, S., Paldanius, M., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K., Saarinen, P., Häkkilä, J.
The Secret Life of My Dog – Design and Evaluation of Paw Tracker Concept. Proc. of MobileHCI 2011, Stockholm, September 2011, ACM.

Olsson, T., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K.
Expected User Experience of Mobile Augmented Reality Services. A workshop paper in the workshop Mobile Augmented Reality: Design Issues and Opportunities, in Mobile HCI, Stockholm, August 30th, 2011. (PDF)

Jarusriboonchai, P., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. How Can Technology Bring Families Together: Exploring User Needs and Design Qualities. A workshop paper in the workshop Mobile Family Interaction: How to use mobile technology to bring trust, safety and wellbeing into families. To be presented in Mobile HCI, Stockholm, August 30th, 2011. (PDF)

Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K., Palviainen, J., Pakarinen, S., Lagerstam, E., Kangas, E. User Perceptions of Wow Experiences and Design Implications for Cloud Services. Proc. DPPI'11, Designing Pleasurable Products and Interfaces, Milan, June 22th-25th, 2011, ACM.

Kujala, S., Roto, V., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K., Sinnemäki, A. Identifying Hedonic Factors in Long-Term User Experience. Proc. DPPI'11, Designing Pleasurable Products and Interfaces, Milan, June 22th-25th, 2011, ACM.

Paldanius, M., Kärkkäinen T., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K., Juhlin, O., Häkkilä, J. Communication Technology for Human-Dog Interaction: Exploration of Dog Owners’ Experiences and Expectations. Proc. of CHI 2011, ACM.

Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K., Wäljas, M.
Towards User-Centered Mashups: Exploring User Needs for Composite Web Services. A work-in-progress paper in CHI ‘11, ACM, 2011. (PDF)

Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K., Kaasinen, E., Roto, V. User Experience in the Cloud: Towards a Research Agenda. A workshop paper in CHI’11 workshop Interaction in the Cloud. http://lister.cms.livjm.ac.uk/homepage/staff/cmsdengl/cloud.htm (PDF)


Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K., Wäljas, M., Ojala, J., Segerståhl, K. Identifying Drivers and Hindrances of Social User Experience in Web Services. Proceedings of CHI 2010, ACM.

Kärkkäinen T., Vaittinen, T., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. I Don’t Mind Being Logged, but Want to Remain in Control: A Field Study of Mobile Activity and Context Logging. Proceedings of CHI 2010, ACM.

Korhonen, H., Arrasvuori,J., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. Let Users Tell the Story: Evaluating User Experience with Experience Reports. In CHI 2010 Extended Abstracts (work-in-progress paper), ACM. (PDF)

Segerståhl, K., Kotro, T., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K.  Pitfalls in Persuasion: How do Users Experience Persuasive Techniques in a Web Service? In Proc. of Persuasive Technologies 2010, Springer Verlag.

Wäljas, M., Segerståhl, K., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. Cross-Platform Service User Experience: A Field Study and an Initial Framework. In Proc. MobileHCI 2010, ACM.

Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K., Wäljas, M. Evaluating User Experience of Cross-Platform Web Services with a Heuristic Evaluation Method, Int. Journal of Art and Technology (IJART), Vol. 3, No 4, 2010. (PDF)

Vermeeren, A, Lai-Chong Law, E., Roto, V., Obrist, M., Hoonhout, J., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. User Experience Evaluation Methods: Current State and Development Needs. In Proc. of NordiCHI’10, ACM.

Arrasvuori, J., Korhonen, H., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. Exploring Playfulness in User Experience of Personal Mobile Products. In Proc. OzCHI’10, ACM.

Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K., Palviainen, J. Playful Experiences at Work, in MobileHCI’10 workshop Please Enjoy! http://playfulmobilehci.wordpress.com/position-papers/, Lissabon, 7.9.2010. (PDF)

Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K., Saarinen, P., Wäljas, M., Hännikäinen, M., Orsila, H., Kiukkonen, N. User Experience of Social Ad Hoc Networking: Findings from a Large-Scale Field Trial of TWIN. In Proc. Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia, MUM’10, ACM.

Vartiainen, E., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. User Experience of Mobile Photo Sharing in the Cloud. In Proc. Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia, MUM’10, ACM.

Arrasvuori, J., Korhonen, H., Väänänen-Vainio-Matttila, K. Analysing User Experience of Personal Mobile Products through Contextual Factors. In Proc. Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia, MUM’10, ACM.


Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K., Wäljas, M. Development of Evaluation Heuristics for Web Service User Experience. A Work-in-Progress paper in Proceedings (Extended Abstracts) of CHI’09, ACM. (PDF)

Käpylä, J., Kaasinen, E., Lönnqvist, A., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. Usability as a driver of customer productivity in mobile business services, Proceedings of the International Forum on Knowledge Asset Dynamics (IFKAD), 4th Edition on: Intellectual Capital Management and Innovation Capacity, February 17-18, 2009, Glasgow, UK. (PDF)

Kaasinen, E., Roto, V., Roloff, K., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K., Vainio, T., Maehr, W., Joshi, D., Shestra, S. User Experience of Mobile internet – Analysis and
, Accepted to International Journal
of Mobile HCI, Special issue on Mobile Internet User eXperience, IGI Global, 2009. (PDF)

Kujala, S., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. Value of Information Systems and Products: Understanding the Users' Perspective and Values, Journal of Information Technology Theory and Application (JITTA), 9, 4, 2009. (PDF)

Olsson, T., Toivola, H., Wäljas, M., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K., Lehikoinen, J. Collective Content as a Facilitator of Community Interaction: A User Study of Four Close-Knit Communities, Proceedings of HCI International, 2009. 

Palviainen, J., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. User Experience in Machinery Automation, Proceedings of HCI International, 2009.

Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K., Segerståhl, K. A Tool for Evaluating Service User eXperience (ServUX): Development of a Modular Questionnaire. In User Experience Evaluation Methods in Product Development (UXEM'09). Workshop in Interact'09 conference, Uppsala, Sweden, August 25th, 2009. (PDF)

Roto, V., Obrist, M., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. User Experience Evaluation Methods in Academic and Industrial Contexts. In User Experience Evaluation Methods in Product Development (UXEM'09). Workshop in Interact'09 conference, Uppsala, Sweden, August 25th, 2009. (PDF)

Vainio, T., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K., Kaakinen, A., Kärkkäinen, T., Lehikoinen, J. User Needs for Metadata Management in Mobile Multimedia Content Services. Proceedings of Mobility’09, ACM, 2009.

Olsson, T., Ihamäki, P., Lagerstam, E., Ventä-Olkkonen, L., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. User Expectations for Mobile Mixed Reality Services. Proceedings of ECCE'09 (European Conference for Cognitive Ergonomics), ACM.

Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K., Wäljas, M. Developing an Expert Evaluation Method for User eXperience of Cross-Platform Web Services. Proceedings of Mindtrek’09, ACM.

Roto, V., Rantavuo, H., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. Evaluating User Experience of Early Product Concepts. Proceedings of international conference on Pleasurable Products and Interfaces, DPPI09. (PDF)

Heikkinen J., Olsson T., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila K. Expectations for User Experience in Haptic Communication with Mobile Devices. Proc. of MobileHCI 2009, ACM.


Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K., Väätäjä, H., Vainio, T. Opportunities and Challenges of Designing the Service User eXperience (SUX) in Web 2.0. Accepted to be published in Saariluoma, P. and Isomäki, H. (Eds.), Future Interaction Design II, Springer, 2008. (PDF)

Kärkkäinen, T., Kaakinen, A., Vainio, T., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. Design Guidelines for Managing Metadata for Personal Content on Mobile Devices. Proceedings of MUM'08, 7th ACM International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia, ACM.

Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K., Väätäjä, H. Towards a Life Cycle Framework of Mobile Service User Experience.  In 2nd Mobile Internet User Experience (MIUX) workshop, September 2nd, 2008, Amsterdam (in MobileHCI'08 conference). http://wiki.research.nokia.com/index.php/MIUX08/Papers (PDF)

Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K., Roto, V., Hassenzahl, M. Towards Practical User Experience Evaluation Methods.  Proceedings of the 5th COST294-MAUSE Open Workshop on Meaningful Measures: Valid Useful User Experience Measurement (VUUM 2008), 18th June, 2008, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland(PDF)

Olsson, T., Toivola, H., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. Exploring Characteristics of Collective Content – a Field Study with Four User Communities. Work-in-progress paper in CHI’08 proceedings, Florence, April 2008, ACM.

Olsson, T., Soronen, H., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. User Needs and Design Guidelines for Mobile Services for Sharing Digital Life Memories.  To appear in the Proceedings of MobileHCI 2008, Human computer interaction with mobile systems and services conference, Amsterdam, September 2008, ACM.


Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K., Oksman, V. and Vainio, T. Exploring the User Experience Factors in Designing Successful Mobile Internet Services for Business Use. In Workshop of Mobile Internet User Experience, Mobile HCI 2007, Singapore, September 9th, 2007. http://research.nokia.com/files/VVM-BusinessUse.pdf (PDF)

Olsson, T., Lehtonen, M., Pavel, D. & Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. User-Centered Design of a Mobile Application for Sharing Life Memories. Proceedings of Mobility Conference '07, The International Conference on Mobile Technology, Applications and  Systems, ACM.

  • Vilpola, I., Kouri, I., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. Rescuing Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises from Inefficient Information Systems - A Multi-disciplinary Method for ERP System Requirements Engineering. Proceedings of the Fortieth Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HIICCS-40), 2007, IEEE Computer Society. (PDF)
  • Jumisko-Pyykkö, S, Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. The Role of Audiovisual Quality in Mobile Television. Proceedings of the Second International Workshop in Video Processing and Quality Metrics for Consumer Electronics, Scottsdale, USA, January 2006. http://www.students.tut.fi/~jumisko/publications/RoleOfAudiovisualQuality_reviewcorr.pdf
  • Vilpola, I., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K., Salmimaa, T. Applying Contextual Design to ERP System Implementation. Extended Abstracts of CHI'06, ACM. (PDF)
  • Vilpola, I., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. Towards a Usability Approach to an ERP System Implementation. Proceedings of the 12th European Conference on Information Technology Evaluation (ECITE 2005), Turku, Finland, 29-30 September, 2005. Edited by Dan Remenyi, Academic Conferences Limited Reading, UK (2005), pp. 511-520. (PDF)
  • Jumisko, S., Ilvonen, V., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. The Effect of TV Content in Subjective Assessment of Video Quality on Mobile Devices. Proceedings of IST/SPIE conference on Mobile Multimedia, San Jose, CA, USA, January 2005. DOI: 10.1117/12.596503
  • Koskela, T., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K., Lehti, L. Home Is where Your Phone Is: Usability Evaluation of Mobile Phone UI for a Smart Home. Proceedings of Mobile HCI 2004, Glasgow, UK, September 13-16, 2004, Springer. http://www.springerlink.com/content/venyr6yr1w44hqfh/fulltext.pdf
  • Koskela, T., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. Towards Smart Home Environments: Empirical Evaluation of Three User Interfaces. Journal of Personal and Ubiquitous Computing (2004) 8: 234–240, Springer Verlag. (Also in ACM Portal)
  • Nieminen-Sundell, R., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila,K. Usability Meets Sosiology for Richer Consumer Studies, in Keinonen, T., Lindholm,C., Kiljander, H. (Eds.): Mobile Usability, How Nokia Changed the Face of the Mobile Phone. McGraw-Hill, 2003.
  • Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K. The future of mobile communities: evolution towards continuous presence, in Matt Jones (Ed.): .ACM SIGCHI Bulletin - a supplement to interaction, May-June 2002, p. 9-9.
  • Ruuska-Kalliokulju,S., Schneider-Hufschmidt,M., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila,K. von Niman,B. Shaping the Future of Mobile Devices, in ACM SIGCHI Bulletin, 2000, and in proceedings of Mobile HCI 2001.
  • Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila,K., Ruuska,S. Designing Mobile Phones and Communicators for Consumers' Needs at Nokia, in Eric Bergman (Ed.), Information Appliances and Beyond: Interaction Design for Consumer Products, Morgan Kaufmann, Morgan Kaufmann, 2000. (Reproduced partly in Preece, Rogers, Sharp: Interaction Design, beyond human-computer interaction, Wiley, 2002.)
  • 1992-1999
  • Ruuska,S., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila,K. Contextual Research for Technological Innovation - Satisfying User Needs in the Design of Mobile Communication Devices, proceedings of HCI Intrnational'99 Conference, München, August 1999.
  • Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila,K. Aiming at MOMENTS result validity through a complete set of research methods, proceedings of ACTS mobile summit 1998, Rhodes, June 1998, pp. ???.
  • Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila,K., Ruuska S. User needs for Nokia mobile communication devices: Requirements gathering and analysis through Contextual Inquiry, proceedings of Workshop on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices, May 21-22, 1998, University of Glasgow, pp. 113-120.
  • Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila,K., Nieminen-Sundell,R. Kommunikointi ja Käytettävyys Kotona, proceedings of KAMU (Finnish National Multimedia Programme) - final seminar, November 1997.
  • Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila,K. Procedure and results of the first MOMENTS user tests, proceedings of ACTS Mobile Telecommunications Summit, Aalborg, Denmark, Oct. 1997, pp. 888-893.
  • Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila,K. Enticing users into mobile services, Advance - Information magazine from Nokia Research Center, September 1997, pp. 4-6.
  • Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila,K., Haataja,S. Mobile Communication User Interfaces for Everyone, Advances in Human Factors/Ergonomics 21B, Design of Computing Systems: Social and Ergonomic Considerations, (Eds.) Smith, M.J., Salvendy, G., Koubek, R.J. Elsevier, August 1997, pp. 815-819.
  • Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila,K. Usability requirements of mobile multimedia services in MOMENTS, proceedings of ACTS Mobile Telecom Summit, Granada, Spain, Nov. 1996, pp. 333-339.
  • Encarnacao,J.L., Dingeldein,D., Peters,R., Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila,K. Benutzergerechte Multimediasysteme (user-centered multimedia systems), Proceedings of 50. International research event of Deutsche Telecom AG, Kleinheuback, September 1995.
  • Väänänen,K. User Interface Metaphors for Information Authoring, Visualization and Navigation in Multimedia Environments. A PhD (Dr.-Ing.) dissertation at Technical University of Darmstadt, published by Shaker Verlag, May 1995. 270 pages. ISBN 3-8265-0751-7.
  • Tscheligi,M., Väänänen, K. Metaphors in User Interface Development: Methods and Requirements for their Efficient Support, in Benyon,D. and Palanque,P. (Eds.): Critical Issues in User Interface Systems Engineering, Springer-Verlag, 1995.
  • Kirste,T., Väänänen,K., Zhang,J. HyperFunk: Mobile Informationssysteme mit metapherbasierter Anwenderführung, Computer Graphik Topics, Vol. 6, 5/94, pp. 11.-13.
  • Burrill,V., Evans,G., Fokken,D., Väänänen,K. The Lust to Explore Space: The Attractiveness of Interactive Video within Multimedia Applications, Computers & Graphics, Vol. 18, No. 5, November 1994, pp. 675-683.
  • Väänänen,K., Schmidt,J. User Interfaces for Hypermedia: How to Find Good Metaphors?, a short paper in the Conference Companion of CHI'94 Proceedings, ACM, Boston, USA, April 1994, pp. 263-264.
  • Väänänen,K. Metaphor-Based User Interfaces for Hyperspaces, Proceedings of International Workshop on Methodological Issues of Hypertext-based User Interfaces, GMD-IPSI, Darmstadt, July 13-14, 1993 (published by Springer-Verlag in 1994).
  • Väänänen, K. Interfaces to hypermedia: Communicating the structure and interaction possibilities to the users. Computers and  Graphics, 17 (3) , pp. 219-22.
  • Väänänen,K. ShareME: A Metaphor-based Authoring Tool for Multimedia Environments, Proceedings of Vienna HCI'93, Vienna, September 1993, Grechenig,T., Tscheligi,M. (Eds.), Human-Computer Interaction, Lecture Notes in Computer Science No. 733, Springer-Verlag, September 1993, pp. 39-50.
  • Väänänen,K. Multimedia Environments: Supporting Authors and Users with Real-world Metaphors, a short paper in Adjunct Proceedings of INTERCHI'93, ACM, Amsterdam, April 1993, pp. 99-100.
  • Väänänen,K. Böhm,K. Gesture Driven Interactions as a Human Factor in Virtual Environments - An Approach with Neural Networks, Proceedings of Virtual Reality Systems, London, May 1992, also in Earnshaw (Ed.), Virtual Reality Systems, Academic Press, April 1993, pp. 93-106.

    Väänänen,K., Henderson,D. Testing Acceptance and Usability of Multimedia in Man-Machine Communication: A Case Study and Guidelines, Proc. of HCI International'93, Orlando, Florida, August 1993, Smith,M.J., Salvendy,G. (Eds.), Advances in Human Factors/Ergonomics 19A, Human-Computer Interaction: Applications and Case Studies, Elsevier, August 1993, pp. 450-455.
  • Väänänen,K. Hübner,W. ShareME: Shared Multimedia Environments - Some Issues in Interaction in Distributed Multimedia Environments, Proceedings of HCI'92, Monk, Diaper, Harrison (Eds.), People and Computers VII, Cambridge University Press, September 1992, pp. 369-388.
  • Böhm,K., Hübner,W., Väänänen,K. GIVEN: Gesture-based Interactions in Virtual Environments - A Toolkit for Interactions in 3D Environments, Proceedings of Interfaces to Real and Virtual Worlds, Montpellier, France, IC2, March 1992, pp. 243-254.
  • Encarnacao,J. Hübner,W., Väänänen,K. 
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