Harold Thimbleby
All outputs

1.Publications: refereed
1.1.Journal papers: refereed
1.2.Exhibitions: refereed
1.3.Contributions to edited volumes: refereed
1.4.Conference papers: refereed
1.5.Conference posters: refereed
2.Invited publications: not refereed
2.1.Forewords and keynotes
2.2.Special issues
2.3.Contributions to edited volumes
2.4.Editorials, articles and reviews in journals
2.5.Articles in other journals
2.6.Reviews in other journals
2.7.Conference posters: not refereed
3.Other publications
3.1.Books
3.2.Theses
3.3.Edited books and proceedings
3.4.High profile electronic publications
3.5.Patents
3.6.Public expert witnessing reports
3.7.Correspondence and other communications
4.Presentations, exhibitions, debates, workshops
4.1.ACM Distinguished Lectures
4.2.Gresham College lectures and videos
4.3.Unpublished keynotes
4.4.Invited conference presentations
4.5.Invited lectures, webinars and seminars
4.6.Selected videos, and videoed lectures
4.7.Unrefereed exhibitions
4.8.Debates
4.9.Research workshops (refereed, published & unpublished)

Broken down by main category

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AutostereogramsBooksCalculatorsCybersecurity & virusesDevice designEthics & cultureFavouritesFormal Methods in HCIGeneral InterestHIT: Health IT & devicesHCIHuman ErrorInternetLiterate ProgrammingProgrammingResearch, teaching & lecturingReading & digital librariesReviewsVideosComputer virusesWorld Wide WebWriting, editing & publishing


1. Publications: refereed

1.1. Journal papers: refereed

H. Thimbleby, “Misunderstanding IT: Hospital cybersecurity problems in court”, Digital Evidence and Electronic Signature Law Review (2018).

H. Thimbleby & D. Williams, “A tool for publishing reproducible algorithms & A reproducible, elegant algorithm for sequential experiments”, Science of Computer Programming, vol. 156, pp. 45–67 (2018). URL DOI: 10.1016/j.scico.2017.12.010

H. Thimbleby, “Pirate Talks — How to prepare and deliver excellent presentations”, Journal of Interaction Science, vol. 5, no. 5 (2017). DOI: 10.24982/jois.1716017.005

H. Thimbleby, “Implementation bias in HCI — and escaping it”, Journal of Interaction Science, vol. 5, no. 4 (2017). DOI: 10.24982/jois.1717017.004

P. Cairns & H. Thimbleby, “Interactive numerals”, Royal Society Open Science, vol. 4, no. 160903 (2017). DOI: 10.1098/rsos.160903

H. Thimbleby, “Improve IT, Improve health”, IEEE Computer, vol. 50, no. 6, pp. 86–91 (2017). DOI: 10.1109/MC.2017.167

H. Thimbleby, “Trust Me, I’m A Computer”, Future Healthcare Journal, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 105–108 (2017). DOI: 10.7861/futurehosp.4-2-105

=A. Hannawa, =J. Ovretveit, =R. Street, =F. Thilo, =H. Thimbleby & =A. Wu, “Using and choosing digital health technologies: A communications science perspective”, Journal of Health Organization and Management, vol. 31, no. 1, pp. 28–37 (2017). DOI: 10.1108/JHOM-07-2016-0128

=Y. Li, =T. Owen, =P. P. Rau, =N. Suna & =H. Thimbleby, “Design and evaluation of a mobile phone-based health intervention for patients with hypertensive condition”, Computers in Human Behavior, vol. 63, pp. 98–105 (2016). DOI: 10.1016/j.chb.2016.05.001

=P. Eslambolchilar, =G. Niezen & =H. Thimbleby, “Open-source Hardware for Medical Devices”, British Medical Journal Innovations, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 78–83 (2016). DOI: 10.1136/bmjinnov-2015-000080

=P. Cairns, =G. Niezen, =P. Oladimeji, =H. Thimbleby, =H. Tu & =S. Wiseman, “Employing Number-based Graphical Representations to Enhance the Effects of Visual Check on Entry Error”, Interacting with Computers, vol. 28, no. 2, pp. 194–207 (2016). DOI: 10.1093/iwc/iwv020

H. Thimbleby, “Human Factors and missed solutions to Enigma design weaknesses”, Cryptologia, vol. 40, no. 2, pp. 177–202 (2016). DOI: 10.1080/01611194.2015.1028680

P. Cairns, P. Oladimeji & H. Thimbleby, “Unreliable numbers: Error and harm induced by bad design can be reduced by better design”, Journal Royal Society Interface, vol. 12, no. 110, p. 20150685 (2015). DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2015.0685

R. Koppel & H. Thimbleby, “The healthtech declaration”, IEEE Security and Privacy Magazine, vol. 13, no. 6, pp. 84–86 (2015). DOI: 10.1109/MSP.2015.127

=J. Hoogewerf, =P. Rastall, =H. Thimbleby, =J. Williams, =D. Wooldridge & =J. C. Wyatt, “What makes a good clinical app? Introducing the RCP Health Informatics Unit Checklist”, Clinical Medicine, vol. 15, no. 6, pp. 519–521 (2015). DOI: 10.7861/clinmedicine.15-6-519

H. Thimbleby, “Safer User Interfaces: A Case Study in Improving Number Entry”, IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, vol. 41, no. 7, pp. 711–729 (2015). DOI: 10.1109/TSE.2014.2383396

A. Lewis, H. Thimbleby & J. Williams, “Making Healthcare Safer by Understanding, Designing and Buying Better IT”, Clinical Medicine, vol. 15, no. 3, pp. 258–262 (2015). DOI: 10.7861/clinmedicine.15-3-258

=A. Cauchi, =P. Curzon, =A. Gimblett, =Y. Li, =P. Masci, =P. Oladimeji, =R. Rukšėnas & =H. Thimbleby, “The Benefits of Formalising Design Guidelines: A Case Study on the Predictability of Drug Infusion Pumps”, Innovations in Systems and Software Engineering, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 73–93 (2015). PDF DOI: 10.1007/s11334-013-0200-4

K. Li & H. Thimbleby, “Hot Cheese: A Processed Swiss Cheese Model”, Journal of the Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh, vol. 44, no. 2, pp. 116–121 (2014). PDF DOI: 10.4997/JRCPE.2014.205

H. Thimbleby, “Processing Storage and Display of Physiological Measurements”, Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, vol. 15, no. 7, pp. 340–343 (2014). DOI: 10.1016/j.mpaic.2014.04.021

*C. Acharya, A. Lewis, V. K. C. Manchaiah & H. Thimbleby, “Hearing Aid Battery Ingestion: Medical Error or Poor Design?”, BAA Magazine, British Academy of Audiology, no. 31, pp. 27–28 (2014). PDF

=C. M. Aceves, =P. Lee, =P. Oladimeji & =H. Thimbleby, “Are Prescribed Infusions Running as Intended? Quantitative Analysis of Log Files from Infusion Pumps Used in a Large Acute NHS Hospital”, British Journal of Nursing, vol. CareFusion Supplement, no. July, pp. 15–21 (2013).

H. Thimbleby, “Technology and the Future of Healthcare”, Journal of Public Health Research, vol. 2, no. e28, pp. 160–167 (2013). PDF DOI: 10.4081/jphr.2013.e28

H. Thimbleby, “Improve Safety by Looking for ‘Wheel Nut Indicators’”, Journal of the Institute of Decontamination Sciences: Medical Device Decontamination, vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 42–43 (2013). PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Targeting The Fitts Law”, ACM Interactions, vol. XX, no. 1, pp. 12–13 (2013). URL PDF DOI: 10.1145/2405716.2405720

=E. V. Bernstam, =J. R. Herskovic, =T. R. Johnson, =E. Markowitza & =H. Thimbleby, “SYFSA: A Framework for Systematic Yet Flexible Systems Analysis”, Journal of Biomedical Informatics, vol. 46, no. 4, pp. 665–675 (2013). URL DOI: 10.1016/j.jbi.2013.05.003

H. Thimbleby, “Action Graphs and User Performance Analysis”, International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, vol. 71, no. 3, pp. 276–302 (2013). URL PDF DOI: 10.1016/j.ijhcs.2012.10.014

=P. Lee, =H. Thimbleby & =F. Thompson, “Analysis of Infusion Pump Error Logs and Their Significance for Healthcare”, British Journal of Nursing, vol. 21, no. 8, pp. S12–S22 (2012). PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Heedless Programming: Ignoring Detectable Error is a Widespread Hazard”, Software — Practice & Experience, vol. 42, no. 11, pp. 1393–1407 (2012). PDF DOI: 10.1002/spe.1141

G. Buchanan, *J. Pearson & H. Thimbleby, “The Digital Reading Desk: A Lightweight Approach to Digital Note-taking”, Interacting with Computers, vol. 24, no. 5, pp. 327–338 (2012). PDF DOI: 10.1016/j.intcom.2012.03.001

H. Thimbleby, “Think! Interactive Systems Need Safety Locks”, Journal of Computing and Information Technology, vol. 18, no. 4, pp. 349–360 (2010). PDF DOI: 10.2498/cit.1001921

H. Thimbleby, “Signposting in Documents”, Computer Journal, vol. 54, no. 7, pp. 1119–1135, OUP (2010). PDF DOI: 10.1093/comjnl/bxq061

P. Cairns & H. Thimbleby, “Reducing Number Entry Errors: Solving a Widespread, Serious Problem”, Journal Royal Society Interface, vol. 7, no. 51, pp. 1429–1439 (2010). URL PDF DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2010.0112

H. Thimbleby, “Avoiding Latent Design Conditions Using UI Discovery Tools”, International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, vol. 26, no. 2, pp. 1–12 (2010). PDF DOI: 10.1080/10447310903498692

P. Cairns & H. Thimbleby, “Affordance and Symmetry in User Interfaces”, Computer Journal, vol. 51, no. 6, pp. 650–661 (2008). PDF DOI: 10.1093/comjnl/bxm102

H. Thimbleby, “Ignorance of Interaction Programming is Killing People”, ACM Interactions, pp. 52–57 (September+October, 2008). URL PDF DOI: 10.1145/1390085.1390098

H. Thimbleby, “Robot ethics? Not yet. A reflection on Whitby’s “Sometimes it’s hard to be a robot””, Interacting with Computers, vol. 20, no. 3, pp. 338–341 (2008). PDF DOI: 10.1016/j.intcom.2008.02.006

H. Thimbleby, “User Interface Design with Matrix Algebra”, ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 181–236 (2004). URL PDF DOI: 10.1145/1005361.1005364

H. Thimbleby, “The Reduced Enigma”, Computers & Security, vol. 22, no. 7, pp. 624–642 (2003). URL PDF DOI: 10.1016/S0167-4048(03)00712-0

H. Thimbleby, “The Directed Chinese Postman Problem”, Software — Practice & Experience, vol. 33, no. 11, pp. 1081–1096 (2003). URL PDF DOI: 10.1002/spe.540

H. Thimbleby, “Explaining Code for Publication”, Software — Practice & Experience, vol. 33, no. 10, pp. 975–1001 (2003). URL PDF DOI: 10.1002/spe.537

O. Nevalainen, T. Raita & H. Thimbleby, “An Improved Insert Sort Algorithm”, Software — Practice & Experience, vol. 33, no. 10, pp. 909–1001 (2003). URL PDF DOI: 10.1002/spe.537

G. Buchanan, *M. Jones & H. Thimbleby, “Improving Web Search on Small Screen Devices”, Interacting with Computers, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 479–495 (2003). PDF DOI: 10.1016/S0953-5438(03)00036-5

=T. Bell, =M. Fellows, =N. Koblitz, =M. Powell, =H. Thimbleby & =I. Witten, “Explaining Cryptographic Systems”, Computers & Education, vol. 40, no. 3, pp. 199–215 (2003). PDF DOI: 10.1016/S0360-1315(02)00102-1

P. Gillary, M. Jones, *G. Marsden & H. Thimbleby, “Data Structures in the Design of Interfaces”, Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 132–140 (2002). PDF DOI: 10.1007/s007790200012

H. Thimbleby, “Healthy HCI?”, ACM SIGCHI Bulletin, p. 8 (November/December, 2002). PDF DOI: 10.1145/571740.571752

M. Jones & H. Thimbleby, “Obituary for a Fax”, Personal Technologies, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 151–152 (2002). PDF DOI: 10.1007/s007790200014

S. O. Anderson, P. A. Cairns & H. Thimbleby, “Reply to ‘Comment on “A Framework for Modelling Trojans and Computer Virus Infection”, by E. Mäkinen’”, Computer Journal, vol. 44, no. 4, pp. 324–325 (2001). PDF DOI: 10.1093/comjnl/44.4.324

P. Cairns, M. Jones & H. Thimbleby, “Usability Analysis with Markov Models”, ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 99–132 (2001). URL PDF DOI: 10.1145/376929.376941

H. Thimbleby, “Permissive User Interfaces”, International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, vol. 54, no. 3, pp. 333–350 (2001). PDF DOI: 10.1006/ijhc.2000.0442

*G. Marsden & H. Thimbleby, “Holistic Programming Environments”, South African Computer Journal, vol. 26, pp. 237–241 (2000). PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Calculators are Needlessly Bad”, International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, vol. 52, no. 6, pp. 1031–1069 (2000). URL PDF DOI: 10.1006/ijhc.1999.0341

H. Thimbleby, “Specification-led Design for Interface Simulation, Collecting Use-data, Interactive Help, Writing Manuals, Analysis, Comparing Alternative Designs, etc”, Personal Technologies, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 241–254 (1999). URL PDF DOI: 10.1007/BF01885563

H. Thimbleby, “A Critique of Java”, Software — Practice & Experience, vol. 29, no. 5, pp. 457–478 (1999). DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-024X(19990425)29:5<457::AID-SPE243>3.0.CO;2-5

S. O. Anderson, P. Cairns & H. Thimbleby, “A Framework for Modelling Trojans and Computer Virus Infection”, Computer Journal, vol. 41, no. 7, pp. 444–458 (1999). PDF DOI: 10.1093/comjnl/41.7.444

H. Thimbleby, “Design Aloud: A Designer-Centred Design (DCD) Method”, HCI Letters, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 45–50 (1998). PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Personal Boundaries and Global Stage”, First Monday, vol. 3, no. 3 (1998). URL DOI: 10.5210%2Ffm.v3i2.582

*Y. L. Theng & H. Thimbleby, “Addressing Design and Usability Issues in Hypertext and on the Web by re-examining the “Lost in Hyperspace” Problem”, Journal of Universal Computer Science, vol. 4, no. 11, pp. 839–855 (1998). URL DOI: 10.3217/jucs-004-11-0839

P. B. Ladkin & H. Thimbleby, “From Logic to Manuals Again”, IEE Software Engineering, vol. 144, no. 3, pp. 185–192 (1997). PDF DOI: 10.1049/ip-sen:19971104

H. Thimbleby, “Calculators True and False”, Engineering Science and Education Journal, vol. 6, no. 5, p. 214 (1997). URL DOI: 10.1049/esej:19970509

H. Thimbleby, “Design for a Fax”, Personal Technologies, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 101–117 (1997). PDF DOI: 10.1007/BF02199215

P. B. Ladkin & H. Thimbleby, “From Logic to Manuals”, Software Engineering Journal, vol. 11, no. 6, pp. 347–354 (1997). PDF DOI: 10.1049/sej.1996.0045

H. Thimbleby, “Gentler: A Tool for Systematic Web Authoring”, International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, vol. 47, no. 1, pp. 139–168 (1997). DOI: 10.1006/ijhc.1997.0131

H. Thimbleby, “A True Calculator”, Engineering Science and Education Journal, vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 128–136 (1997). URL PDF DOI: 10.1049/esej:19970310

M. A. Addison & H. Thimbleby, “Intelligent Adaptive Assistance and Its Automatic Generation”, Interacting with Computers, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 51–68 (1996). PDF DOI: 10.1016/0953-5438(95)01019-X

H. Thimbleby, “An Equivalence Class Algorithm for Drawing Autostereograms”, Software — Practice & Experience, vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 309–325 (1996). URL PDF DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-024X(199603)26:3<309::AID-SPE11>3.0.CO;2-O

H. Thimbleby, “A New Calculator and Why it is Necessary”, Computer Journal, vol. 38, no. 6, pp. 418–433 (1995). URL PDF DOI: 10.1093/comjnl/38.6.418

H. Thimbleby, “An Example of Distribution-Free Testing”, Mathematica Journal, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 62–65 (1995).

D. J. Pullinger, H. Thimbleby & I. H. Witten, “Concepts of Cooperation in Artificial Life”, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man & Cybernetics, vol. 25, no. 7, pp. 1166–1171 (1995). PDF DOI: 10.1109/21.391298

P. Ladkin & H. Thimbleby, “Comments on A Paper by Voas, Payne & Cohen: “A Model for Detecting the Existence of Software Corruption in Real Time””, Computers & Security, vol. 13, no. 6, pp. 527–531 (1994). PDF DOI: 10.1016/0167-4048(91)90140-9

H. Thimbleby, “Designing Interfaces for Problem Solving, with Application to Hypertext and Creative Writing”, AI & Society, vol. 8, pp. 29–44 (1994). PDF DOI: 10.1007/BF02065176

S. Inglis, H. Thimbleby & I. H. Witten, “Displaying 3D Images: Algorithms for Single-Image Random-Dot Stereograms”, IEEE Computer, vol. 27, no. 10, pp. 38–48 (1994). URL PDF DOI: 10.1109/2.318576

H. Thimbleby, “Technological Hubris”, Computers & Digital Techniques, vol. 5, no. 5, pp. 229–234 (1994). DOI: 10.1049/cce:19940506

H. Thimbleby, “View Binding and User Enhanceable Systems”, The Visual Computer: An International Journal of Computer Graphics, vol. 10, no. 6, pp. 337–349 (1994). PDF DOI: 10.1007/BF01900828

H. Thimbleby, “An Organisational Solution to Piracy and Viruses”, Journal of Systems and Software, vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 207–215 (1994).

T. C. Bell, A. Moffat, C. G. Nevill-Manning, T. C. Smith, H. Thimbleby & I. H. Witten, “Semantic and Generative Models for Lossy Text Compression”, Computer Journal, vol. 37, no. 2, pp. 83–87 (1994). PDF DOI: 10.1093/comjnl/37.2.83

H. Thimbleby, “Formulating Usability”, ACM SIGCHI Bulletin, vol. 26, no. 2, pp. 59–64 (1994). PDF DOI: 10.1145/198125.198145

H. Thimbleby, “Computerised Parkinson’s Law”, Computing & Control Engineering Journal, vol. 4, no. 5, pp. 197–198 (1993).

H. Thimbleby & W. Thimbleby, “Solutioneering in User Interface Design”, Behaviour and Information Technology, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 190–193 (1993). PDF DOI: 10.1080/01449299308924379

H. Thimbleby, “A Personal View: Software Mechanics”, Software Engineering Journal, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 110–111 (1993). DOI: 10.1049/sej.1993.0015

H. Thimbleby, “Genaille’s Rods”, Mathematica Journal, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 60–62 (1993). URL PDF

H. Thimbleby, “GenaillesRods.m package”, Mathematica Journal Electronic Supplement, vol. 3, no. 2 (1993). URL

H. Thimbleby, “The Undomesticated Video Recorder”, Australian Videography (April 1992). PDF

H. Thimbleby, Ergonomics Society Annual Lecture, “Can Humans Think? The Ergonomics Society Annual Lecture”, Ergonomics, vol. 34, no. 10, pp. 1269–1287 (1991). PDF DOI: 10.1080/00140139108964867

G. F. Coulouris & H. Thimbleby, “Ted Nelson and His 2020 Vision”, Computer Bulletin, Series IV, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 8–9 (1991).

A. J. G. Cockburn & H. Thimbleby, “A Reflexive Perspective of CSCW”, ACM SIGCHI Bulletin, vol. 23, no. 3, pp. 63–68 (1991). DOI: 10.1145/126505.126509

G. F. Coulouris, S. Greenberg, H. Thimbleby & I. H. Witten, “A New Approach to Sharing Data in Social Networks”, International Journal of Man-Machine Studies, vol. 34, no. 3, pp. 337–348 (1991).

H. Thimbleby, “Can Viruses Ever Be Useful?”, Computers and Security, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 111–114 (1991). DOI: 10.1016/0167-4048(91)90004-W

S. O. Anderson, H. Thimbleby & I. H. Witten, “Reflexive CSCW: Supporting Cooperative Long-Term Personal Work”, Interacting with Computers, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 330–336 (1990). PDF DOI: 10.1016/0953-5438(90)90005-3

H. Thimbleby & I. H. Witten, “The “Worm” Programs — Early Experience with a Distributed Intelligence”, ACM SIGART Bulletin, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 14–17 (1990). DOI: 10.1145/84234.84254

H. Thimbleby, “Artificial Life”, Computer Bulletin, Series IV, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 22–23 (1990).

H. Thimbleby, “You’re Right About the Cure: Don’t Do That”, Interacting with Computers, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 8–25 (1990).

H. Thimbleby, “Artificial Life: References”, Computer Bulletin, Series IV, vol. 2, no. 6, p. 5 (1990).

H. Thimbleby, “The Leidenfrost Phenomenon”, Physics Education, vol. 24, no. 5, pp. 300–303 (1989). PDF DOI: 10.1088/0031-9120/24/5/312

H. Thimbleby & I. H. Witten, “Worms and Bugs in the Church-Turing Thesis”, Canadian Artificial Intelligence, no. 21, pp. 3–4 (1989).

H. Thimbleby & I. H. Witten, “Bugs in the Church-Turing Thesis”, Canadian Artificial Intelligence, no. 19, pp. 17–18 (1989).

H. Thimbleby, “A Literate Program for File Comparison”, Communications of the ACM, vol. 32, no. 6, pp. 740–755 (1989).

H. Thimbleby, “Using Sentinels in Insert Sort”, Software — Practice & Experience, vol. 19, no. 3, pp. 303–307 (1989). PDF DOI: 10.1002/spe.4380190308

H. Thimbleby, “Delaying Commitment”, IEEE Software, vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 78–86 (1988). PDF DOI: 10.1109/52.2027

H. Thimbleby, “Optimising Self-Replicating Programs”, Computer Journal, vol. 30, no. 5, pp. 475–476 (1987). PDF DOI: 10.1093/comjnl/30.5.475

H. Thimbleby, “The Design of a Terminal Independent Package”, Software — Practice & Experience, vol. 17, no. 15, pp. 351–367 (1987). DOI: 10.1002/spe.4380170505

H. Thimbleby, “A Menu Selection Algorithm”, Behaviour and Information Technology, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 89–94 (1987). DOI: 10.1080/01449298708901819

C. Runciman & H. Thimbleby, “Equal Opportunity Interactive Systems”, International Journal of Man-Machine Studies, vol. 25, no. 4, pp. 439–451 (1986). PDF DOI: 10.1016/S0020-7373(86)80070-0

H. Thimbleby, “User Interface Design and Formal Methods”, Computer Bulletin, Series III, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 13–15 & 18 (September, 1986). PDF

H. Thimbleby, Awarded British Computer Society Wilkes Medal, “Experiences with Literate Programming Using CWEB (A Variant of Knuth’s WEB)”, Computer Journal, vol. 29, no. 3, pp. 201–211 (1986). PDF DOI: 10.1093/comjnl/29.3.201

H. Thimbleby, “Failure in the Technical User Interface Design Process”, Computers and Graphics, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 187–193 (1985).

H. Thimbleby, “Guidelines for ‘Manipulative’ Editing”, Behaviour and Information Technology, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 127–161 (1983). DOI: 10.1080/01449298308914472

H. Thimbleby, “Designing Word Processors: Principle and Prejudice”, Information Design Journal, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 239–244 (1983). DOI: 10.1075/idj.3.3.08thi

H. Thimbleby, “A Text Editing Interface: Definition and Use”, Computer Languages, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 25–40 (1982).

H. Thimbleby, “Character Level Ambiguity: Consequences for User Interface Design”, International Journal of Man-Machine Studies, vol. 16, pp. 211–225 (1982).

H. Thimbleby, “A Word Boundary Algorithm for Text Processing”, Computer Journal, vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 249–255 (1981). PDF DOI: 10.1093/comjnl/24.3.249

H. Thimbleby, “Dialogue Determination”, International Journal of Man-Machine Studies, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 295–304 (1980). DOI: 10.1016/S0020-7373(80)80044-7

H. Thimbleby, “Leave and Recall: Primitives for Procedural Programming”, Software — Practice & Experience, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 127–134 (1980). DOI: 10.1002/spe.4380100204

H. Thimbleby, “Computers and Human Consciousness”, Computers and Education, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 241–243 (1979). DOI: 10.1016/0360-1315(79)90047-2

H. Thimbleby, “Dreams”, Self and Society, vol. 7, no. 6, pp. 601–608 (1979).

H. Thimbleby, “A Note on Menu Selection”, Computer Bulletin, Series 2, no. 18, p. 20, 21 & 23 (1978).

1.2. Exhibitions: refereed

H. Thimbleby & W. Thimbleby, “Weapons of Maths Construction”, Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition, TECHFEST, Mumbai (2008). URL PDF

H. Thimbleby & W. Thimbleby, “Weapons of Maths Construction”, Welsh National Eisteddfod 2005, Swansea (2006).

H. Thimbleby & W. Thimbleby, “Weapons of Maths Construction”, Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition Guide, pp. 6–7, London (2005). URL

1.3. Contributions to edited volumes: refereed

H. Thimbleby, “Interactive Critical Systems”, Wiley Handbook of Human-Computer Interaction, J. Kirakowski & K. L. Norman (editors), pp. 9–32, John Wiley & Sons (2018). URL

H. Thimbleby, “A Formal Methods Perspective on Computational Interaction”, Computational Interactivity, X. Bi, O. Hilliges, T. Igarashi & A. Oulasvirta (editors), Report from Dagstuhl Seminar, vol. 17232, pp. 60–61 (2017). DOI: 10.4230/DagRep.7.6.48

P. Cairns & H. Thimbleby, “From Premature Semantics to Mature Interaction Programming”, Computational Interaction, X. Bi, A. Howes, P. O. Kristensson & A. Oulasvirta (editors), pp. 212–246, Oxford University Press (2017).

A. M. Feit, K. Gajos, A. Jacobson & H. Thimbleby, “Challenges and Problems in Computational Interaction”, Computational Interactivity, X. Bi, O. Hilliges, T. Igarashi & A. Oulasvirta (editors), Report from Dagstuhl Seminar, vol. 17232, pp. 62–63 (2017). DOI: 10.4230/DagRep.7.6.48

E. M. V. Bernstam, J. R. Herskovic, *T. R. Johnson, E. Markowitz & H. Thimbleby, “SYSFA Framework for Systematic Yet Flexible Analysis”, Better EHR: Usability, workflow & cognitive support in electronic health records, M. Walji & J. Zhang (editors), pp. 57–88, National Center for Cognitive Informatics and Decision Making in Healthcare (NCCD) (2014).

Y. Li, T. Owen, P. P. Rau, N. Sun & H. Thimbleby, “A Design to Empower Patients in Long Term Wellbeing Monitoring and Chronic Disease Management in mHealth”, Context Sensitive Health Informatics: Human and Sociotechnical Approaches, J. Aarts, M. Beuscart-Zéphir, M. Jaspers, C. Kuziemsky & C. Nøhr (editors), Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, vol. 194, pp. 82–87, IOS Press (2013). DOI: 10.3233/978-1-61499-293-6-82

H. Thimbleby, “Write Now!”, Research Methods for Human-Computer Interaction, P. Cairns & A. Cox (editors), pp. 196–211, Cambridge University Press (2008). PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Java”, The Encyclopedia of Computer Science, D. Hemmendinger, A. Ralston & E. D. Reilly (editors), pp. 937–941, Nature Publishing Group (2000).

H. Thimbleby, “Literate Programming”, The Encyclopedia of Computer Science, D. Hemmendinger, A. Ralston & E. D. Reilly (editors), pp. 1000–1002, Nature Publishing Group (2000). PDF

H. Thimbleby & I. H. Witten, “Virus, Computer”, The Encyclopedia of Computer Science, D. Hemmendinger, A. Ralston & E. D. Reilly (editors), pp. 1839–1841, Nature Publishing Group (2000).

H. Thimbleby, “Personal Issues: Personal Boundaries/Global Stage”, 2020 Vision: Morality in the Information Society, pp. 81–93, Institution of Electrical Engineers (1998).

H. Thimbleby, “3D Creativity for the Web”, The Internet in 3D, R. Earnshaw & J. Vince (editors), pp. 41–53, Academic Press (1997). URL PDF

D. J. Pullinger & H. Thimbleby, “Observations on Practically Perfect CSCW”, Remote Cooperation. CSCW Issues for Mobile and Teleworkers, R. Beale & A. J. Dix (editors), pp. 69–86, Springer Verlag (1996).

H. Thimbleby, “Treat People Like Computers? Designing Usable Systems for Special People”, Extraordinary People and Human-Computer Interaction, A. Edwards (editor), pp. 283–295, Cambridge University Press (1995). PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Usability, Communication and Security and Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs)”, Personal Information Management, P. J. Thomas (editor), pp. 31–43, Stanley Thornes (1995).

A. G. Cockburn, S. R. Jones, *S. P. Marsh & H. Thimbleby, “Trust in CSCW”, Computer-Supported Cooperative Work, S. Scrivener (editor), pp. 253–271, Ashgate Publishing (1994).

H. Thimbleby, “Computer Literacy and Usability Standards?”, User Needs in Information Technology Standards, C. D. Evans, B. L. Meek & R. S. Walker (editors), pp. 223–230, Butterworth-Heinemann (1993). PDF

H. Thimbleby & I. H. Witten, “User Modelling as Machine Identification: New Design Methods for HCI”, Advances in Human Computer Interaction, H. R. Hartson & D. Hix (editors), vol. IV, pp. 58–86, Ablex (1993). PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Literate Programming”, The Encyclopedia of Computer Science, A. Ralston & E. D. Reilly (editors), pp. 761–762, van Nostrand Reinhold (1993).

A. J. G. Cockburn, S. Jones & H. Thimbleby, “HyperCard: An Object Oriented Disappointment”, Building Interactive Systems: Architectures and Tools, P. D. Gray & R. Took (editors), pp. 35–55, Springer Verlag (1992). DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4471-3548-7_3

H. Thimbleby, “An Author’s Cross–Referencer”, Computers and Writing, P. O. Holt & N. Williams (editors), pp. 82–98, Intellect Books (1992). DOI: 10.1007/978-94-011-2854-4_7

H. Thimbleby, “Heuristics for Cognitive Tools”, Proceedings NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Mindtools and Cognitive Modelling, Cognitive Tools for Learning, D. H. Jonassen, P. A. M. Kommers & J. T. Mayes (editors), NATO ASI Series F, pp. 161–168, Springer Verlag (1992). PDF DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-77222-1_12

G. F. Coulouris, S. Greenberg, H. Thimbleby & I. H. Witten, “A New Approach to Sharing Data in Social Networks”, Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Groupware, S. Greenberg (editor), pp. 211–222, Academic Press (1991).

H. Thimbleby, “User Interface Design”, Software Engineer’s Reference Handbook, J. A. McDermid (editor), pp. 57/1–57/14, Butterworth-Heinemann (1991). PDF

1.4. Conference papers: refereed

H. Thimbleby, “The Simms Lecture: Overcoming the challenges of poor IT in hospitals”, Digital Health & Care and Safety of Connected Health: Improvement & Applications Conference (DICOH’18), Warwick (2018).

P. Curzon, P. Masci, P. Oladimeji & H. Thimbleby, “Using PVSio-web to Demonstrate Software Issues in Medical User Interfaces”, Software Engineering in Health Care, FHIES 2014, SEHC 2014, M. Huhn & L. Williams (editors), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 9062, pp. 214–221, Springer International Publishing (2017). DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-63194-3_14

R. Koppel, *V. Kothari, S. Mare, S. Rudkin & H. Thimbleby, “On Developing Authentication Solutions for Healthcare Settings”, Thirteenth Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS) 2017, USENIX Association, Santa Clara, California (2017).

C. Bernardeschi, A. Domenici, G. Mauro & H. Thimbleby, “Extending a user interface prototyping tool with automatic MISRA C code generation”, Proceedings 3rd Workshop on Formal Integrated Development Environment (F-IDE), pp. 53–66, Limassol, Cyprus (2016). DOI: 10.4204/EPTCS.240.4

P. Curzon, P. Mallozzi, P. Masci, P. Oladimeji & H. Thimbleby, “PVSio-web: Mathematically based tool support for the design of interactive and interoperable medical systems”, Proceedings 5th EAI International Conference on Wireless Mobile Communication and Healthcare, pp. 42–45, Ghent, Belgium: European Alliance for Innovation, London (2015). DOI: 10.4108/eai.14-10-2015.2261720

A. Blandford, A. Cox, P. Curzon & H. Thimbleby, “Safer Interactive Medical Device Design: Insights from the CHI+MED Project”, Proceedings 5th EAI International Conference on Wireless Mobile Communication and Healthcare, Ghent, Belgium: European Alliance for Innovation, London (2015).

P. Curzon, P. Masci & H. Thimbleby, “Early identification of software causes of use-related hazards in medical devices”, Proceedings 5th EAI International Conference on Wireless Mobile Communication and Healthcare, London (2015).

P. Curzon, P. Masci, P. Oladimeji & H. Thimbleby, “Issues in number entry user interface styles: Recommendations for mitigation”, Proceedings 5th EAI International Conference on Wireless Mobile Communication and Healthcare, London (2015). DOI: 10.4108/eai.14-10-2015.2261763

Y. Li, P. Oladimeji & H. Thimbleby, “Exploring the Effect of Pre-operational Priming Intervention on Number Entry Errors”, Proceedings ACM Conference on Computer-Human Interaction — CHI 2015, pp. 1335–1344, ACM, Seoul, Republic of Korea (2015).

P. Curzon, P. Jones, P. Masci, P. Oladimeji, H. Thimbleby & Y. Zhang, “PVSio-web 2.0: Joining PVS to HCI”, Proceedings 27th International Conference on Computer Aided Verification, CAV 2015, D. Kroening & C. S. Păsăreanu (editors), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 9206, pp. 470–478, Springer Verlag, San Francisco, California (2015). URL DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-21690-4_30

X. Bi, A. Howes, P. O. Kristensson, R. Murray-Smith, A. Oulasvirta, H. Thimbleby, J. Williamson & S. Zhai, “Principles, Techniques and Perspectives on Optimization and HCI”, Proceedings ACM Conference on Computer-Human Interaction — CHI 2015, CHI EA’15, pp. 2441–2444, ACM, Seoul, Republic of Korea (2015). URL DOI: 10.1145/2702613.2702662

A. Aggarwal, G. Niezen & H. Thimbleby, “User Experience Evaluation Through the Brain’s Electrical Activity”, Proceedings of the 8th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction: Fun, Fast, Foundational, ACM NordiCHI’14, pp. 491–500, ACM, Helsinki, Finland (2014). URL DOI: 10.1145/2639189.2639236

P. Curzon, P. Masci, P. Oladimeji & H. Thimbleby, “Tool demo: Using PVSio-web to demonstrate software issues in medical user interfaces”, 4th International Symposium on Foundations of Healthcare Information Engineering and Systems (FHIES2014), Washington DC, USA (2014).

A. Cauchi, G. Niezen, P. Oladimeji & H. Thimbleby, “Triangulating Empirical and Analytic Techniques for Improving Number Entry User Interfaces”, EICS204, 6th ACM SIGCHI Symposium on Engineering Interactive Computing Systems, pp. 243–252, ACM, Rome, Italy (2014). URL DOI: 10.1145/2607023.2607025

A. Chamberlain, M. Davies, P. Lee & H. Thimbleby, “Managing Gravity Infusion using a Mobile Application”, Proceedings BCS Conference on HCI, pp. 299–304 (2014).

Y. Li, P. Oladimeji, H. Thimbleby, H. Tu & C. Vincent, “The Effects of Number-related Factors on Entry Performance”, Proceedings BCS Conference on HCI, pp. 246–251 (2014). DOI: 10.14236/ewic/hci2014.31

P. Curzon, E. D’Urso, P. Masci, P. Oladimeji, R. Rukšėnas & H. Thimbleby, “Human-Computer Interaction and the Formal Certification and Assurance of Medical Devices: The CHI+MED Project”, VeriSure: Verification and Assurance, Vienna (2014).

=P. Curzon, =P. Jones, =P. Masci, =H. Thimbleby & =Y. Zhang, “A Generic User Interface Architecture for Analyzing Use Hazards in Infusion Pump Software”, 5th Workshop on Medical Cyber-Physical Systems, OpenAccess Series in Informatics (OASIcs), vol. 36, pp. 1–14, Schloss Dagstuhl–Leibniz–Zentrum für Informatik (2014). URL DOI: 10.4230/OASIcs.MCPS.2014.1

=C. Bernardeschi, =P. Curzon, =E. D’Urso, =P. Jones, =P. Masci, =P. Oladimeji, =H. Thimbleby & =Y. Zhang, “Combining PVSio with Stateflow”, Proceedings of the NASA Formal Methods 6th International Symposium, =J. M. Badger & =K. Y. Rozier (editors), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 8430, pp. 209–214, Springer Verlag, Houston, USA (2014). PDF DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-06200-6

=P. Curzon, =P. Jones, =P. Masci, =H. Thimbleby & =Y. Zhang, “Formal Verification of Medical Device User Interfaces using PVS”, Proceedings 17th International Conference on Fundamental Approaches to Software Engineering — FASE, =S. Gnesi & =A. Rensink (editors), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 8411, pp. 200–214, Springer-Verlag, Grenoble, France (2014). PDF DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-54804-8_14

A. L. Cox, *P. Oladimeji & H. Thimbleby, “A Performance Review of Number Entry Interfaces”, Proceedings of IFIP Conference on Human-Computer Interaction — Interact 2013, Designing for Diversity, P. Kotzé, G. Lindgaard, G. Marsden, J. Wesson & M. Winckler (editors), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 8117, pp. 365–382, Springer-Verlag, Berlin (2013). DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-40483-2_26

P. Curzon, *P. Masci, P. Oladimeji & H. Thimbleby, “PVSio-web: A Tool for Rapid Prototyping Device User Interfaces in PVS”, Electronic Communications of the EASST, J. Bowen & S. Reeves (editors), vol. X, pp. 1/8–8/8 (2013). URL PDF

A. Ayoub, P. Curzon, I. Lee, *P. Masci, O. Sokolsky & H. Thimbleby, “Model-based Development of the Generic PCA Infusion Pump User Interface Prototype in PVS”, Computer Safety, Reliability, and Security, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 8153, pp. 228–240, Toulouse, France (2013). PDF DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-40793-2_21

=A. Ayoub, =P. Curzon, =M. D. Harrison, =I. Lee, =P. Masci & =H. Thimbleby, “Verification of Interactive Software for Medical Devices: PCA Infusion Pumps and FDA Regulation as an Example”, EICS2013, 5th ACM SIGCHI Symposium on Engineering Interactive Computing Systems, pp. 81–90, ACM, London (2013). PDF DOI: 10.1145/2494603.2480302

=H. Thimbleby & =D. Williams, “Using Nomograms to Reduce Harm from Clinical Calculations”, Proceedings IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics — ICHI 2013, pp. 461–470, IEEE, Philadelphia, USA (2013). URL PDF DOI: 10.1109/ICHI.2013.62

=Y. Li & =H. Thimbleby, “ViM: Vital Signs in Music”, Proceedings IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics — ICHI 2013, p. 480, IEEE, Philadelphia, USA (2013). DOI: 10.1109/ICHI.2013.68

=A. Cauchi, =M. Harrison, =P. Oladimeji & =H. Thimbleby, “Using Medical Device Logs for Improving Medical Device Design”, Proceedings IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics — ICHI 2013, pp. 56–65, IEEE, Philadelphia (2013). DOI: 10.1109/ICHI.2013.14

=A. Gimblett & =H. Thimbleby, “Applying Theorem Discovery to Automatically Find and Check Usability Heuristics”, Proceedings ACM Engineering Interactive Computer Systems — EICS 2013, pp. 101–106, ACM, London (2013). URL PDF DOI: 10.1145/2480296.2480320

=A. Cauchi, =H. Thimbleby, =S. X. Ding, =Z. Dong, =L. Qin, =P. Masci, =J. Di, =K. Y. Li, =A. Lewis, =E. Liu, =S. Sun, =C. Vincent, =J. Wang, =M. Weich-Brady & =S. B. Xing, “MediCHI: Safer Interaction in Medical Devices”, Proceedings ACM Conference on Computer-Human Interaction — CHI 2013, pp. 3267–3270, ACM, Paris, France (2013). DOI: 10.1145/2468356.2479663

H. Thimbleby, Best Paper Award, “Reasons to Question Seven Segment Displays”, Proceedings ACM Conference on Computer-Human Interaction — CHI 2013, pp. 1431–1440, ACM, Paris, France (2013). Video PDF DOI: 10.1145/2470654.2466190

H. Thimbleby, “Causes, Symptoms and Solutions to Poor Health IT”, Third Annual All-Wales Medical and Dental Education Conference, “Future Directions”, p. 10 (2013).

G. Buchanan, J. Pearson & H. Thimbleby, ACM SIGCHI Honorable Mention, “Investigating Collaborative Annotation on Slate PCs”, MobileHCI’12: 14th International Conference on Human Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services, pp. 413–416, ACM, San Francisco, California, USA (2012). URL DOI: 10.1145/2371574.2371637

D. Brumby, P. Cairns, A. Cox & H. Thimbleby, “Teaching HCI students to be researchers”, The Contextualised Curriculum: A CHI 2012 workshop, ACM (2012).

A. Cauchi, A. Gimblett & H. Thimbleby, “Simulation to Evaluate Alternative Approaches to Blocking Use Errors”, Proceedings Design of Medical Devices Conference, Transactions of the ASME: Journal of Medical Devices, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 017502-1 (2012). PDF DOI: 10.1115/1.4026680

A. Cox, P. Curzon, I. Iacovides, P. Oladimeji & H. Thimbleby, “Exploring unlikely errors using video games: An example in number entry research”, Proceedings Fun & Games 2012 Workshop: Safety-Critical Systems and Video Games, pp. 3–7, Toulose, France (2012).

A. Cauchi, P. Curzon, A. Gimblett, P. Masci & H. Thimbleby, “Safer “5-key” Number Entry User Interfaces using Differential Formal Analysis”, Proceedings BCS Conference on HCI, vol. XXVI, pp. 29–38, Oxford University Press, Birmingham, UK (2012). URL PDF

P. Cairns & H. Thimbleby, “How Good is this Conference? Evaluating Conference Reviewing and Selectivity”, Proceedings BCS Conference on HCI, vol. XXVI, pp. 410–415, Oxford University Press, Birmingham, UK (2012). PDF

G. Buchanan, *T. Owen & H. Thimbleby, “Understanding User Requirements in Take-Home Diabetes Management”, Proceedings BCS Conference on HCI, vol. XXVI, pp. 268–273, Oxford University Press, Birmingham, UK (2012). PDF

G. Buchanan, T. Owen, *J. Pearson & H. Thimbleby, “Co-Reading: Investigating Collaborative Group Reading”, 12th ACM+IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, JCDL, pp. 325–334, ACM, Washington, DC, USA (2012). URL DOI: 10.1145/2232817.2232876

C. M. Aceves, A. Blandford, A. Cauchi, D. Furniss, *Y. Li, P. Oladimeji, H. Thimbleby & C. Vincent, “Design of Interactive Medical Devices: Feedback and Its Improvement”, Proceedings IEEE International Symposium on IT in Medicine & Education — ITME 2011, pp. 204–208, China (2011). PDF DOI: 10.1109/ITiME.2011.6132022

M. Bernstein, E. Chi, W. Mackay, D. Russell, H. Thimbleby & M. L. Wilson, “RepliCHI — CHI Should Be Replicating and Validating Results More: Discuss”, ACM CHI’11 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI EA ’11, pp. 463–466, ACM, Vancouver, BC, Canada (2011). DOI: 10.1145/1979742.1979491

A. Cauchi, P. Eslambolchilar, A. Gimblett, P. Lee, Y. Li, P. Oladimeji & H. Thimbleby, “Visualising Medical Device Logs”, Proceedings first BCS Health Wales/ehi2 Joint Workshop, pp. 23–26, BCS, Wrexham (2011). PDF

G. Buchanan, J. Pearson & H. Thimbleby, “The Reading Desk: Supporting Lightweight Note-taking in Digital Documents”, Proceedings of the 15th international conference on Theory and practice of digital libraries: Research and advanced technology for digital libraries, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 6966, pp. 438–441, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany (2011). URL DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-24469-8_44

A. Cox, *P. Oladimeji & H. Thimbleby, “Number Entry Interfaces and Their Effects on Error Detection”, Proceedings IFIP Conference on Human-Computer Interaction — Interact 2011, P. Campos, N. Graham, J. Jorge, N. Nunes, P. Palanque & M. Winckler (editors), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 6949, pp. 178–185, Springer-Verlag, Berlin (2011). PDF DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-23768-3_15

A. Gimblett & H. Thimbleby, “Dependable Keyed Data Entry for Interactive Systems”, FMIS 2011, 4th International Workshop on Formal Methods for Interactive Systems, Electronic Communications of the EASST, vol. 45, pp. 1/16–16/16, Limerick, Ireland (2011). URL PDF DOI: 10.1145/1996461.1996497

=A. Cauchi, =P. Curzon, =A. Gimblett, =Y. Li, =P. Masci, =P. Oladimeji, =R. Rukšėnas & =H. Thimbleby, “On Formalising Interactive Number Entry on Infusion Pumps”, FMIS 2011, 4th International Workshop on Formal Methods for Interactive Systems, Electronic Communications of the EASST, vol. 45, pp. 1/14–14/14, Limerick, Ireland (2011). URL PDF

A. Cauchi, A. Gimblett & H. Thimbleby, “Buffer Automata: A UI Architecture Prioritising HCI Concerns for Interactive Devices”, Proceedings ACM Engineering Interactive Computer Systems — EICS 2011, pp. 73–78, ACM, Pisa, Italy (2011). PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Don’t Use 7-segment Displays”, Proceedings BCS Conference on HCI, pp. 3C:1–6, Oxford University Press, Newcastle, England (2011). PDF

=A. Blandford, =L. Gallo, =A. Gimblett, =P. Oladimeji, =G. D. Pietro & =H. Thimbleby, “Engineering Interactive Computer Systems for Medicine and Healthcare, EICS4Med”, Proceedings ACM SIGCHI Symposium on Engineering Interactive Computing Systems — EICS2011, pp. 341–342, ACM, Pisa, Italy (2011). PDF

=H. Huang, =R. Rukšėnas, =P. Curzon, =P. Eslambolchilar, =A. Gimblett, =A. Cauchi, =P. Lee, =Y. Li, =P. Masci, =P. Oladimeji & =H. Thimbleby, “Towards Dependable Number Entry for Medical Devices”, Proceedings ACM SIGCHI Symposium on Engineering Interactive Computing Systems (EICS): Engineering Interactive Computing Systems for Medicine and Health Care, pp. 53–58, ACM, Pisa, Italy (2011). PDF

H. Huang, R. Rukšėnas, A. Cauchi, P. Curzon, P. Eslambolchilar, D. Furniss, A. Gimblett, A. Blandford, P. Lee, Y. Li, *P. Masci, P. Oladimeji, A. Rjakomar & H. Thimbleby, “Comparing Actual Practice and User Manuals: A Case Study Based on Programmable Infusion Pumps”, Proceedings ACM SIGCHI Symposium on Engineering Interactive Computing Systems (EICS): Engineering Interactive Computing Systems for Medicine and Health Care, pp. 59–64, ACM, Pisa, Italy (2011). PDF

=G. R. Hayes, =J. A. Kientz, =H. Mentis, =M. Reddy & =H. Thimbleby, “Interactive Technologies for Health Special Interest Group”, Proceedings ACM Conference on Computer-Human Interaction — CHI 2011, pp. 519–522, ACM (2011). DOI: 10.1145/1979742.1979535

G. Buchanan, *J. Pearson & H. Thimbleby, “The Reading Desk: Applying Physical Interactions to Digital Documents”, Proceedings ACM Conference on Computer-Human Interaction — CHI’2011, pp. 3199–3202, ACM, Vancouver, BC, Canada (2011). PDF

G. Buchanan, *J. Pearson & H. Thimbleby, “HCI Design Principles for eReaders”, Proceedings BooksOnline’10: Proceedings of the third workshop on research advances in large digital book repositories and complementary media, pp. 15–24, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (2010). PDF DOI: 10.1145/1871854.1871860

*C. Acharya, P. Oladimeji & H. Thimbleby, “Human Computer Interaction and Medical Devices”, Proceedings BCS Conference on HCI, BCS, Dundee (2010).

=A. Blandford, =G. Buchanan, =P. Curzon, =D. Furniss & =H. Thimbleby, “Few are Looking: Invisible Problems with Interactive Medical Devices”, Proceedings of the ACM Workshop on Interactive Systems in Healthcare (WISH) — CHI 2010, =G. R. Hayes & =D. S. Tan (editors), pp. 9-12, ACM, Atlanta (2010).

A. Gimblett & H. Thimbleby, Best Paper Award, “User Interface Model Discovery: Towards a Generic Approach”, Proceedings ACM SIGCHI Symposium on Engineering Interactive Computing Systems — EICS 2010, G. Doherty, M. D. Harrison & J. Nichols (editors), pp. 145–154, ACM, Berlin (2010). PDF DOI: 10.1145/1822018.1822041

G. Buchanan, *J. Pearson & H. Thimbleby, “Improving Annotations In Digital Documents”, Proceedings of the 13th European conference on Research and advanced technology for digital libraries — ECDL’09, M. Agosti, J. Borbinha, S. Kapidakis, C. Papatheodorou & G. Tsakonas (editors), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 5714, pp. 429–432, Springer Verlag, Corfu, Greece (2009).

P. Oladimeji & H. Thimbleby, “Social Network Analysis and Interactive Device Design”, Proceedings ACM SIGCHI Symposium on Engineering Interactive Computing Systems — EICS’09, G. Calvary, T. C. N. Graham & P. Gray (editors), pp. 91–100, ACM, Pittsburgh (2009). PDF DOI: 10.1145/1570433.1570453

H. Thimbleby, “Contributing to Safety and Due Diligence in Safety-critical Interactive Systems Development”, Proceedings ACM SIGCHI Symposium on Engineering Interactive Computing Systems — EICS’09, G. Calvary, T. C. N. Graham & P. Gray (editors), pp. 221–230, ACM, Pittsburgh (2009). PDF DOI: 10.1145/1570433.1570474

H. Thimbleby, “Teaching and Learning HCI”, Proceedings HCI International, Part I, Universal Access, HCII 2009, C. Stephanidis (editor), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 5614, pp. 625–635, Springer Verlag, San Diego (2009). PDF DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-02707-9_71

G. Buchanan, *J. Pearson & H. Thimbleby, “Creating Visualisations for Digital Document Indexing”, Proceedings of the 13th European conference on Research and advanced technology for digital libraries, ECDL’09, M. Agosti, J. Borbinha, S. Kapidakis, C. Papatheodorou & G. Tsakonas (editors), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pp. 87–93, Springer Verlag, Corfu, Greece (2009). URL PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Interaction Programming: Next Steps”, Proceedings ACM CHI, pp. 3811–3816, ACM (2009). PDF DOI: 10.1145/1520340.1520576

J. Gow & H. Thimbleby, “Applying Graph Theory to Interaction Design”, Proceedings Engineering Interactive Computer Systems — EICS2007/DSVIS 2007, J. Gulliksen (editor), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 4940, pp. 501–518, Springer Verlag, Salamanca, Spain (2008). PDF DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-92698-6_30

H. Thimbleby & W. Thimbleby, “Mathematical Mathematical User Interfaces”, Proceedings Engineering Interactive Computer Systems — EICS2007/DSVIS 2007, J. Gulliksen (editor), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 4940, pp. 519–535, Springer Verlag, Salamanca, Spain (2008). URL PDF DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-92698-6_31

H. Thimbleby, “Using the Fitts Law with State Transition Systems to Find Optimal Task Timings”, Proceedings 2nd International Workshop on Formal Methods for Interactive Systems (FMIS2007), A. Cerone & P. Curzon (editors), pp. 151–162, Lancaster, England (2007).

=P. Cairns, =L. Oshlyansky & =H. Thimbleby, “Validating the Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology (UTAUT) tool cross-culturally”, Proceedings British Computer Society HCI 2007 Conference, vol. 2, pp. 83–86 (2007). PDF

H. Thimbleby & W. Thimbleby, “Internalist and Externalist HCI”, Proceedings British Computer Society HCI 2007 Conference, vol. 2, pp. 111–114, Lancaster, England (2007). PDF

M. D. Harrison & H. Thimbleby, “Names and References in User Interfaces”, Proceedings British Computer Society HCI 2007 Conference, vol. 2, pp. 107–110, Lancaster, England (2007). PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Interaction Walkthrough: Evaluation of Safety Critical Interactive Systems”, Proceedings The XIII International Workshop on Design, Specification and Verification of Interactive Systems — DSVIS 2006, A. Blandford & G. Doherty (editors), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 4323, pp. 52–66, Springer Verlag, Dublin, Ireland (2007). PDF DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-69554-7_5

H. Thimbleby, “Validity and Cross-Validity in HCI Publications”, Proceedings The XIII International Workshop on Design, Specification and Verification of Interactive Systems — DSVIS 2006, A. Blandford & G. Doherty (editors), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 4323, pp. 11–24, Springer Verlag, Dublin, Ireland (2007). PDF

P. Cairns, *L. Oshlyansky & H. Thimbleby, “A Cautionary Tale: Hofstede’s VSM Revisited”, Proceedings of British Computer Society Human Computer Interaction Conference, vol. 2, pp. 11–15, Edinburgh, Scotland (2006). PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Applying Bohm’s Ideas in the Age of Intelligent Environments”, Proceedings International Symposium on Intelligent Environments, pp. 27–33, Cambridge, England (2006). PDF

=P. Cairns, =J. Gow & =H. Thimbleby, “Automatic Critiques of Interface Modes”, Proceedings 12th International Workshop on Design, Specification and Verification of Interactive Systems — DSVIS 2005, =S. W. Gilroy & =M. D. Harrison (editors), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 3941, pp. 201–212, Springer Verlag, Newcastle, England (2006). PDF DOI: 10.1007/11752707_17

=L. Bannon, =I. Boivie, =J. Gulliksen, =L. Oshlyansky & =H. Thimbleby, “Lost — or Liberated? — Without Theory”, Proceedings 19th. British Computer Society HCI Conference, =O. Bertelsen, =N. Bryan-Kinns & =L. MacKinnon (editors), vol. 2, p. 344, British Computer Society, Edinburgh, Scotland (2005). PDF

H. Thimbleby & *W. Thimbleby, “A Novel Gesture-Based Calculator and Its Design Principles”, Proceedings 19th. British Computer Society HCI Conference, O. Bertelsen, N. Bryan-Kinns & L. MacKinnon (editors), vol. 2, pp. 27–32, British Computer Society, Edinburgh, Scotland (2005). URL PDF

P. Cairns, *L. Oshlyansky & H. Thimbleby, “Breaking Affordance: Culture as Context”, Proceedings of 3rd. Nordic ACM Conference on Computer-Human Interaction — NordiChi 2004, pp. 81–84, Tampere, Finland (October 23-27, 2004). PDF DOI: 10.1145/1028014.1028025

A. Blandford, *G. Buchanan, M. Jones & H. Thimbleby, “Integrating Information Seeking and Structuring: Exploring the Role of Spatial Hypertext in a Digital Library”, Proceedings of the fifteenth ACM Conference on Hypertext and Hypermedia — HT’04, Proceedings European Conference on Digital Libraries, pp. 225–234, ACM Press, Santa Cruz, CA, USA (2004). PDF

A. Blandford, *G. Buchanan, M. Jones & H. Thimbleby, “Supporting Information Structuring in a Digital Library”, Proceedings ECDL4, European Conference on Digital Libraries, R. Heery & L. Lyon (editors), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 3232, pp. 464–475, Springer Verlag (2004). PDF

P. Cairns, H. Thimbleby & *S. Wali, “Evaluating a Novel Calculator Interface”, Proceedings British Computer Society HCI Conference, A. Dearden & L. Watts (editors), vol. 2, pp. 9–12, Research Press International (2004). PDF

P. Cairns, J. Gow & H. Thimbleby, “Misleading Behaviour in Interactive Systems”, Proceedings British Computer Society HCI Conference, A. Dearden & L. Watts (editors), vol. 2, pp. 33–36, Research Press International (2004). PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Computer Algebra in User Interface Design Analysis”, Proceedings British Computer Society HCI Conference, A. Dearden & L. Watts (editors), vol. 2, pp. 121–124, Research Press International (2004). URL PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Supporting Diverse HCI Research”, Proceedings British Computer Society HCI Conference, A. Dearden & L. Watts (editors), vol. 2, pp. 125–128, Research Press International (2004). PDF

A. Blandford, *G. Buchanan, M. Jones & H. Thimbleby, Winner of Ted Nelson Newcomer Award, “Integrating Information Seeking and Structuring: Exploring the Role of Spatial Hypertext in a Digital Library”, Proceedings Hypertext 2004, Fifteenth ACM Conference on Hypertext and Hypermedia — HT04, pp. 225–234 (2004). PDF DOI: 10.1145/1012807.1012864

J. Gow & H. Thimbleby, “MAUI: An Interface Design Tool Based on Matrix Algebra”, Proceedings of the Fifth ACM International Conference on Computer-Aided Design of User Interfaces IV — CADUI’2004, R. J. K. Jacob, Q. Limbourg & J. Vanderdonckt (editors), pp. 81–94, Kluwer Aacedmic Publishers, Funchal, Maderia (2004). URL PDF

J. Gow & H. Thimbleby, “Computer Algebra in Interface Design Research”, Proceedings 2004 ACM/SIGCHI International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces — IUI’04, N. J. Nunes & C. Rich (editors), pp. 366–367, Funchal, Madeira (2004). URL PDF DOI: 10.1145/964442.964537

J. Gow & H. Thimbleby, “Computer Algebra in Interface Design Research”, Proceedings of the Fifth ACM International Conference on Computer-Aided Design of User Interfaces — CADUI’2004, Funchal, Madeira (2004).

*A. Blandford, N. Bryan-Kinns & H. Thimbleby, “Understanding Interaction Traps”, Proceedings of BCS HCI2–3: Designing for Society, vol. 2, pp. 57–60 (2003). PDF

G. Buchanan, *M. Jones & H. Thimbleby, “Sorting out Searching on Small Screen Devices”, Proceedings 4th. International Symposium, Mobile Human-Computer Interaction HCI 2002, F. Paterno (editor), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 2411, pp. 81–94, Springer Verlag (2002). PDF DOI: 10.1007/3-540-45756-9_8

A. E. Blandford, *G. Buchanan, M. Jones & H. Thimbleby, “Spatial Hypertext as a Reader Tool in Digital Libraries”, Proceedings Visual Interfaces to Digital Libraries, K. Börner & C. Chen (editors), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 2539, pp. 13–24, Springer Verlag (2002). PDF

A. Blandford, P. Cairns, P. Curzon, M. Jones & H. Thimbleby, “User Interface Design as Systems Design”, Proceedings People and Computers — Memorable Yet Invisible, F. Détienne, X. Faulkner & J. Finlay (editors), vol. XVI, pp. 281–301, Springer Verlag, London (2002). URL PDF

=H. Thimbleby & =P. Thomas, “The New Usability: The Challenge of Designing for Pervasive Computing”, Proceedings of the ICCC2002, 15th. International Conference on Computer Communication, =S. P. Mudur & =S. V. Raghavan (editors), pp. 382–388 (2002). PDF

G. Buchanan, N. Cassidy, B. Fields, N. Mohd-Nasir, *Y. Theng & H. Thimbleby, “Dynamic Digital Libraries For Children”, The First ACM+IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, JCDL, pp. 406–415 (2001). PDF DOI: 10.1145/379437.379738

P. Duquenoy & H. Thimbleby, “Just Programming”, Proceedings 5th. Ethicomp, The Social and Ethical Impacts of Information and Communication Technologies Conference, T. W. Bynum, H. Krawczy, S. Rogerson, S. Szejko & B. Wiszniewski (editors), pp. 83–91 (2001).

G. Buchanan, S. Farrant, *M. Jones, G. Marsden, M. Pazzani & H. Thimbleby, “Improving Mobile Internet Usability”, Proceedings 10th. World Wide Web Conference — WWW10, pp. 673–680, Hong Kong (2001). PDF DOI: 10.1145/371920.372181

D. Bainbridge, G. Buchanan, N. Cassidy, M. Jones, N. Mohd-Nasir, *Y. L. Theng & H. Thimbleby, “Children as Design Partners and Testers for a Children’s Digital Library”, Proceedings 4th. European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries, ECDL 2000, T. Baker & J. Borbinha (editors), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 1923, pp. 249–258, Springer Verlag (2000).

N. M. Nasir, Y. L. Theng & H. Thimbleby, “A Usability Tool for Web Evaluation Applied to Digital Library Design”, World Wide Web Conference — WWW9 Poster Proceedings, pp. 90–91, Amsterdam (May 15-19, 2000). PDF

A. E. Blandford, N. Bryan-Kinns & H. Thimbleby, “Interaction Modelling for Digital Libraries”, Proceedings Workshop on Evaluation of Information Management Systems, pp. 1–10 (2000).

G. Buchanan, M. Jones, N. Mohd-Nasir, *Y. L. Theng & H. Thimbleby, “Designing a Children’s Digital Library with and for Children”, Proceedings of the ACM Fifth Digital Library Conference, pp. 266–267, San Antonio, USA (2000).

H. Thimbleby, “Analysis and Simulation of User Interfaces”, Human Computer Interaction 2000, Proceedings British Computer Society Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, G. Cockton, S. McDonald & Y. Waern (editors), vol. XIV, pp. 221–237, Newcastle, England (2000). PDF

M. Jones, G. Marsden & H. Thimbleby, “Empowering Users with Usability Certificates”, Human Computer Interaction 2000, Proceedings British Computer Society Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, S. Turner & P. Turner (editors), vol. II, pp. 37–38, Newcastle, England (2000). PDF

G. Buchanan, N. Mohd-Nasir, *Y. L. Theng & H. Thimbleby, “Purpose and Usability of Digital Libraries”, Proceedings Fifth ACM Conference on Digital Libraries, ACM DL’2000, pp. 238–239, San Antonio, Texas (2000). PDF

P. Gillary, M. Jones, *G. Marsden & H. Thimbleby, “Successful User Interface Design from Efficient Computer Algorithms”, Proceedings ACM CHI (Extended Abstracts), pp. 181–182 (2000). PDF

H. Thimbleby, “On Discerning Users”, How to make User Centred Design Usable, I. Boivie, J. Gulliksen & A. Lantz (editors), TRITA-NA-D0006, CID-72, pp. 63–78, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden (2000). PDF

*E. Davenport, M. Dibben, B. Friedman, S. P. Marsh, H. Rosenbaum & H. Thimbleby, “Non-contractual Trust, Design, and Human Computer Interactions”, Proceedings ACM CHI (Extended Abstracts), pp. 239–240, Amsterdam, Holland (2000).

G. Buchanan, G. Marsden, Y. L. Theng & H. Thimbleby, “How do We Build Web Sites Fit for Purpose?”, Proceedings IFIP Conference on Human-Computer Interaction — Interact 1999, S. Brewster, A. Cawsey & G. Cockton (editors), vol. 2, pp. 11–12 (1999).

*P. Duquenoy, H. Thimbleby & S. Torrance, “Towards a Synthesis of Discourse Ethics and Internet Regulation”, Proceedings of the 4th. ETHICOMP International Conference on the Social and Ethical Impacts of Information and Communication Technologies, Ethicomp’99, T. W. Bynum, A. D’Atri, A. Marturano & S. Rogerson (editors) (1999).

E. Davenport, M. Dibben, *S. P. Marsh & H. Thimbleby, “‘Artificial Morality’: Representations of Trust in Interactive Systems?”, Proceedings IFIP Conference on Human-Computer Interaction — Interact 1999, S. Brewster, A. Cawsey & G. Cockton (editors), vol. 2, pp. 211–213 (1999).

N. Mohd-Nasir, *Y. L. Theng & H. Thimbleby, “A Usability Tool for Digital Libraries”, Proceedings 9th. International World Wide Web Conference — WWW9 Poster Proceedings, pp. 90–91, Toronto (1999).

P. Gillary, M. Jones, G. Marsden & H. Thimbleby, “Using Computing Science Principles in Interface Design”, Proceedings IFIP Conference on Human-Computer Interaction — Interact 1999, S. Brewster, A. Cawsey & G. Cockton (editors), vol. 2, pp. 47–48 (1999).

*Y. L. Theng & H. Thimbleby, “Towards a Usermetric Tool to Improve Web Accessibility”, Proceedings 8th. International World Wide Web Conference — WWW8 Poster Proceedings, pp. 152–153, Fortec Seminars, Toronto (1999).

G. Buchanan, G. Marsden & H. Thimbleby, “Meaningful Link Verification for Management and Maintenance of Web Sites”, Proceedings 8th. International World Wide Web Conference — WWW8 Poster Proceedings, pp. 170–171, Fortec Seminars, Toronto (1999).

P. Duquenoy, G. Marsden & H. Thimbleby, “Ethics and Consumer Electronics”, Proceedings of the 4th. ETHICOMP International Conference on the Social and Ethical Impacts of Information and Communication Technologies, Ethicomp’99, T. W. Bynum, A. D’Atri, A. Marturano & S. Rogerson (editors) (1999). PDF

G. Buchanan, G. E. Marsden & H. Thimbleby, “Dynamic Metadata for Monitoring Digital Library Management”, Proceedings Fourth ACM Conference on Digital Libraries, pp. 219–220, Berkeley, California (1999).

P. Duquenoy & H. Thimbleby, “Justice and Design”, Proceedings IFIP Conference on Human-Computer Interaction — Interact 1999, C. Johnson & M. A. Sasse (editors), vol. 1, pp. 281–286 (1999). PDF

G. Buchanan, G. Marsden, T. Tan, Y. Theng & H. Thimbleby, “A Stable View of the Hyperactive Web”, Proceedings Workshop on The Active Web, D. Clarke, A. Dix & F. Dix (editors), pp. 27–33 (1999).

G. Buchanan, E. Duncker, N. M. Nasir, *Y. L. Theng & H. Thimbleby, “Design Guidelines and User-Centred Digital Libraries”, Proceedings Third European Conference on Digital Libraries ECDL’99: Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries, S. Abiteboul & A. Vercoustre (editors), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 1696, pp. 167–183, Springer Verlag (1999). PDF

*Y. L. Theng & H. Thimbleby, “HyperAT: Addressing Usability Issues in Web Authoring”, Proceedings WebNet’98, World Conference of the WWW, Internet, & Intranet, pp. 885–896, Orlando, Florida (1998).

N. Beale, P. Duquenoy & H. Thimbleby, “UK Views on Ethical and Spiritual Implications of IT”, Proceedings Fourth International Conference on Ethical Issues in Information Technology, Ethicomp’98, pp. 734–742 (1998). PDF

G. Marsden, *Y. L. Theng & H. Thimbleby, “Towards Continuous Usability Evaluation of Web Documents”, Proceedings BCS HCI’98, Conference Companion, J. May, J. Siddiqi & J. Wilkinson (editors), pp. 40–41 (1998).

H. Thimbleby, “Specification-led Design”, Proceedings Living Life to the Full with Personal Technologies, no. IEE Seminar 98/268, pp. 4/1–4/9 (1998). DOI: 10.1049/ic:19980384

H. Thimbleby, “Distributed Web Authoring”, Proceedings WebNet’97, World Conference of the WWW, Internet, & Intranet, S. Lobodzinski & I. Tomek (editors), pp. 1056–1083, Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Toronto, Canada (1997).

G. E. Marsden, G. J. Palmer & H. Thimbleby, “Benjamin Franklin House: An Illustration of a Site Management and Visual Design Tool for Complex, Multi-authored Web Sites”, Proceedings WebNet’97, World Conference of the WWW, Internet, & Intranet, S. Lobodzinski & I. Tomek (editors), p. 688, Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Toronto, Canada (1997).

M. Jones, C. Rigny, *Y. L. Theng & H. Thimbleby, “HyperAT: HCI and Web Authoring”, Proceedings BCS HCI’97, People and Computers, B. O’Conaill, H. Thimbleby & P. J. Thomas (editors), vol. XII, pp. 359–378, Springer Verlag, Bristol, England (1997). PDF

M. Addison & H. Thimbleby, “Issues for Networked Interpersonal Communications: The Convergence of Technology … With What”, Proceedings Issues for Networked Interpersonal Communicators, IEE Colloquium, no. IEE Digest 1997/139, pp. 6/1–6/4 (1997). PDF DOI: 10.1049/ic:19970771

*C. Rigny & H. Thimbleby, “CUM-DesTool: Applying Executable User Models for Designing Interactive Systems”, Adjunct Proceedings BCS HCI’96, A. Blandford & H. Thimbleby (editors), pp. 145–149 (1996).

*C. Rigny, Y. L. Theng & H. Thimbleby, “Cognitive User Models as Design Aids”, Adjunct Proceedings BCS HCI’96, A. Blandford & H. Thimbleby (editors), pp. 139–144 (1996).

M. Jones, C. Rigny, Y. L. Theng & H. Thimbleby, “Improved Conceptual Design for Better Hypertext”, Adjunct Proceedings BCS HCI’96, A. Blandford & H. Thimbleby (editors), pp. 181–188 (1996). PDF

A. Blandford & H. Thimbleby, “The Interaction Design Centre”, Proceedings First Asia Pacific Conference on Human Computer Interaction — APCHI, L. Herman, Y. K. Leung, J. Moyes & L. K. Yong (editors), pp. 421–433, Singapore (1996).

M. Jones, *C. Rigny, Y. L. Theng & H. Thimbleby, “Cognitive Task Graphs and Executable User Models for Better Hypertext”, Proceedings First Asia Pacific Conference on Human Computer Interaction — APCHI, L. Herman, Y. K. Leung, J. Moyes & L. K. Yong (editors), pp. 421–433, Singapore (1996). PDF

M. Jones, *Y. L. Theng & H. Thimbleby, “‘Lost in Hyperspace’: Psychological Problem or Bad Design”, Proceedings First Asia Pacific Conference on Human Computer Interaction — APCHI, L. Herman, Y. K. Leung, J. Moyes & L. K. Yong (editors), pp. 387–396, Singapore (1996). PDF

*C. Rigny, Y. L. Theng & H. Thimbleby, “Cognitive User Models as Design Aids”, Proceedings First Asia Pacific Conference on Human Computer Interaction — APCHI, L. Herman, Y. K. Leung, J. Moyes & L. K. Yong (editors), pp. 387–396, Singapore (1996).

H. Thimbleby, “Creating User Manuals for Use in Collaborative Design”, Proceedings ACM Conference on Computer-Human Interaction — CHI’96, M. Tauber (editor), pp. 279–280, Vancouver, Canada (1996). PDF

M. Jones, *Y. L. Theng & H. Thimbleby, “Reducing Information Overload: A Comparative Study Of Hypertext Systems”, Proceedings Information Overload, IEE Colloquium, no. IEE Digest 1995/223, pp. 6/1–6/5 (1995). DOI: 10.1049/ic:19951431

M. Jones, Y. L. Theng & H. Thimbleby, “Designer Tools for Hypertext Authoring”, Proceedings The Authoring and Application of Hypermedia-based User-Interfaces, IEE Colloquium, no. IEE Digest 1995/202, pp. 4/1–4/4 (1995). DOI: 10.1049/ic:19951257

M. A. Addison & H. Thimbleby, “Hypermedia Manuals for Interactive Systems”, Proceedings The Authoring and Application of Hypermedia-based User-Interfaces, IEE Colloquium, no. IEE Digest 1995/202, pp. 5/1–5/4 (1995). DOI: 10.1049/ic:19951258

H. Thimbleby, ““Users as Computers”: An Approach to VR Design and Conceptual Evaluation”, Proceedings Conference on Interface to Real and Virtual Worlds, vol. IV, pp. 305–313 (1995).

P. B. Ladkin & H. Thimbleby, “A Proper Explanation When You Need One”, Proceedings British Computer Society Conference HCI’95, People and Computers, A. J. Dix, J. E. Finlay & M. A. R. Kirby (editors), vol. X, pp. 107–118, Cambridge University Press, Huddersfield (1995). PDF

M. A. Addison & H. Thimbleby, “HyperDoc: An Interactive System Development Tool”, Proceedings British Computer Society Conference HCI’95, People and Computers, A. J. Dix, J. E. Finlay & M. A. R. Kirby (editors), vol. X, pp. 95–106, Cambridge University Press, Huddersfield (1995).

H. Thimbleby, “Authoring Consistent Hypermedia Without Getting Lost”, Proceedings British Computer Society Conference on People and Computers, HCI’95, Adjunct Proceedings, G. Allen, J. Wilkinson & P. Wright (editors), pp. 118–124 (1995).

M. A. Addison & H. Thimbleby, “Manuals as Structured Programs”, Proceedings British Computer Society Conference HCI’94, People and Computers, G. Cockton, S. W. Draper & G. R. S. Weir (editors), vol. IX, pp. 67–79, Cambridge University Press (1994). PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Hypertext as a Combined System and Manual”, Proceedings Workshop on Issues in Computer Support for Documentation and Manuals, IEE Colloquium, no. IEE Digest 1993/169, pp. 8/1–8/5 (1993).

H. Thimbleby, “Combining Systems and Manuals”, Proceedings British Computer Society Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, HCI’93, J. L. Alty, D. Diaper & S. Guest (editors), vol. VIII, pp. 479–488, Cambridge University Press, Loughborough (1993). PDF

D. J. Pullinger & H. Thimbleby, “Observations on Practically Perfect CSCW”, Proceedings CSCW (Computer Supported Co-Operative Working) Issues for Mobile and Remote Workers, Joint CSCW SIG/IEE Colloquium, no. IEE Digest 1993/059, pp. 5/1–5/4 (1993). PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Creative Writing in Hypertext: Beyond Linking Concepts”, Proceedings Conference on Computers & Writing, vol. VI (1993).

*A. J. G. Cockburn & H. Thimbleby, “Reducing User Effort in Collaboration Support”, Proceedings 1993 ACM/SIGCHI International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces — IUI’93, W. D. Gray, W. E. Hefley & D. Murray (editors), pp. 215–218, ACM Press, Orlando, Florida (1993). PDF DOI: 10.1145/169891.169989

H. Thimbleby, “Improving Usability with Design Tools”, Proceedings SERC/IMechE Annual Expert Meeting, Information Technology and Product Design, vol. 1, no. Section 3, pp. 59–63, St. Albans, UK (1992).

*A. J. G. Cockburn & H. Thimbleby, “Automatic Conversational Context: Avoiding Dependency on User Effort in Groupware”, Proceedings of OZCHI’92, Interface Technology: Advancing Human-Computer Communication, CHISIG Annual Conference, R. Iannella & M. J. Rees (editors), pp. 142–149, Australia (1992). PDF

*S. P. Marsh & H. Thimbleby, “Belief Representation and Agent Architectures”, Proceedings of the Third Belief Representation and Agent Architectures Workshop, BRAA’92, pp. 97–125 (1992).

H. Thimbleby, “The Future of Viruses”, Proceedings of The NCC Information Technology Conference (1992).

H. Thimbleby, “Intelligent Consumer Products”, Proceedings Intelligent Consumer Products, IEE/CSD Joint Colloquium, no. IEE Digest 1992/013, pp. 2/1–2/3 (1992).

H. Thimbleby, “Formal Methods without Psychology”, Proceedings Theory in Human-Computer Interaction, IEE Colloquium, no. IEE Digest 1991/192, pp. 6/1–6/6 (1991).

H. Thimbleby, “Sharing HyperCard Stacks”, Proceedings 7th Annual Apple European University Consortium Conference, pp. 68–71, Paris (1991).

H. Thimbleby, “Low tech LaTeX”, Proceedings Computers & Writing, M. Sharples (editor), vol. IV, pp. 124–130, Brighton (1991).

H. Thimbleby, “The Future of Human Computer Interfaces for Computer Integrated Manufacture”, Proceedings ESPRIT Conference on CIM, St. Albans (1990).

J. Bock, H. Thimbleby, *R. J. Watt & A. Wilkins, “Visible Aspects of Text”, Proceedings Applying Visual Psychophysics to User Interface Design, pp. 309–325, London (1990).

H. Thimbleby, “Liveware: A Personal Distributed CSCW”, Proceedings CSCW: Computer Supported Co-operative Work, IEE Colloquium, no. IEE Digest 1990/133, pp. 6/1–6/4 (1990).

H. Thimbleby, “Viruses and Their Impact on Future Computing Systems”, Proceedings Workshop on Viruses and Their Future Impact on Computing Systems, IEE Colloquium, no. IEE Digest 1990/132, pp. 1/1–1/4 (1990).

S. O. Anderson & H. Thimbleby, “Virus Theory”, Proceedings Workshop on Viruses and Their Future Impact on Computing Systems, no. IEE Digest 1990/132, pp. 4/1–4/5 (1990).

H. Thimbleby, “On Formal Methods in HCI”, Proceedings Workshop on Formal Methods in HCI, IEE Colloquium, vol. III, no. IEE Digest 1989/151, pp. 1/–1/ (1989).

R. Bornat & H. Thimbleby, “The Life and Times of Ded, Display Editor”, Cognitive Ergonomics and Human Computer Interaction, J. B. Long & A. Whitefield (editors), pp. 225–255, Cambridge University Press (1989). PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Modes, WYSIWYG and The von Neumann Bottleneck”, Proceedings Workshop on Formal Methods and Human-Computer Interaction, vol. II, no. IEE Digest 1988/82 (1988).

A. J. Dix, M. D. Harrison, C. Runciman & H. Thimbleby, “Interaction Models and The Principled Design of Interactive Systems”, Proceedings European Software Engineering Conference, H. Nichols & D. S. Simpson (editors), pp. 127–135, Springer Verlag (1987). DOI: 10.1007/BFb0022105

H. Thimbleby, “Formal Methods and Human-Computer Interaction”, Proceedings Workshop on Formal Methods and Human-Computer Interaction, IEE Colloquium, no. IEE Digest No. 1987/09 (1987).

G. S. Macfarlane & H. Thimbleby, “The TIN: An Approach to Powerful and Cheap User Interfaces”, Proceedings 8th. International Conference on Computer Communication, ICCC’86, P. J. Kuehn (editor), pp. 238–241, North-Holland, Munich (1986).

H. Thimbleby, “The Design of Two Innovative User Interfaces”, Proceedings British Computer Society Conference on Human Computer Interaction, HCI’86, M. D. Harrison & A. F. Monk (editors), pp. 336–351, Cambridge University Press, York (1986).

M. D. Harrison & H. Thimbleby, “Formalising Guidelines for the Design of Interactive Systems”, Proceedings British Computer Society Conference on Human Computer Interaction, HCI’85, S. Cook & P. Johnson (editors), pp. 161–171, Cambridge University Press, Norwich (1985).

H. Thimbleby, “Generative User-Engineering Principles for User Interface Design”, Proceedings First IFIP Conference on Human-Computer Interaction — Interact 1984, B. Shackel (editor), pp. 661–666, North-Holland, London (1985). PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Generative User-Engineering Principles for User Interface Design”, Proceedings First IFIP Conference on Human-Computer Interaction — Interact 1984, B. Shackel (editor), vol. 2, pp. 102–107, London (1984). PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Generative User Engineering Principles”, 9th. Cranfield Conference on Mechanised Information Transfer (1984).

H. Thimbleby, “Interactive Systems Design: A Personal View”, Proceedings IEE Conference Man/Machine Systems, no. IEE Publication 212, pp. 118–122, Manchester (1982).

H. Thimbleby, “Basic User Engineering Principles for Display Editors”, Proceedings 6th. International Conference on Computer Communication, ICCC’82, M. B. Williams (editor), pp. 537–542, North Holland, London (1982).

H. Thimbleby, “A Text Display Editor as a Terminal Driver”, Proceedings International Conference on Document Preparation Systems, pp. 13–14, Lausanne (1981).

H. Thimbleby, “Interactive Technology: The Role of Passivity”, Proceedings 23rd. Annual Human Factors Conference, C. K. Bensel (editor), pp. 80–84, Boston, USA (1979).

H. Thimbleby, “Dialogue Determination”, 7th. Cranfield Conference on Mechanised Information Transfer (1979).

1.5. Conference posters: refereed

H. Thimbleby & A. Wu, “Safety Hazards in Clinical Calculators and Apps”, 2015 USENIX Summit on Information Technologies for Health, HealthTech, Washington, DC, USA (2015).

P. Oladimeji & H. Thimbleby, “Open Metrics for Evaluating and Designing Safer Interactive Health Systems: A Case Study in Procuring Infusion Pumps”, 2015 USENIX Summit on Information Technologies for Health, HealthTech, Washington, DC, USA (2015).

A. Darlington, J. Halcox, *K. Y. Li, S. Lindsay, J. Rance, M. Seager & H. Thimbleby, “Exploring Design Principles for Hypertension Mobile Interventions”, 2015 USENIX Summit on Information Technologies for Health, HealthTech, Washington, DC, USA (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “Tully Meetings”, Communicating Medical Error (COME), Ascona, Switzerland (2013). URL PDF

=C. M. Aceves, =P. Lee, =P. Oladimeji & =H. Thimbleby, “Are Prescribed Infusions Running as Intended?”, Third National Infusion and Vascular Access Society Conference, London (2012). PDF

P. Eslambolchilar, H. Thimbleby & *J. Webster, “From Rotary Telephones to Universal Number Entry Systems: Can the Past Re-shape the Future?”, 14th ACM International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing, UbiComp’2012 (2012).

P. Cairns, A. Cauchi, A. Cox, A. Gimblett & H. Thimbleby, “Goal-based Design Improves Interaction Dependability”, Digital Engagement 2011, Newcastle (2011).

M. Jones, *Y. L. Theng & H. Thimbleby, “Is ‘Lost in Hyperspace’ Lost in Controversy?”, Proceedings Hypertext’97, Southampton (1997). PDF

G. E. Marsden, G. Palmer & H. Thimbleby, “Benjamin Franklin House Web Site”, Proceedings WebNet’97, World Conference of the WWW, Internet, & Intranet, S. Lobodzinski & I. Tomek (editors), Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Toronto, Canada (1997).

*G. Marsden & H. Thimbleby, “Designing the Interface Programming Language for the End User”, BCS Conference on People and Computers, HCI’94 (1994).

2. Invited publications: not refereed

2.1. Forewords and keynotes

H. Thimbleby, “Error is more complex than ethics”, IFIP 9.2 and 9.2.2 Workshop on Developments in ICT and Healthcare — Legal, Ethical & Social Aspects, pp. 20–21, London (2018).

H. Thimbleby, “Cybersecurity problems in a typical hospital (and probably all of them)”, Developing Safe Systems, Proceedings of the 25th Safety-Critical Systems Symposium, Keynote, T. Kelly & M. Parsons (editors), pp. 415–439, Centre for Software Reliability, Safety-Critical Systems Club, Bristol, UK (2017).

H. Thimbleby, “Human Error in Safety-Critical Programming”, Developing Safe Systems, Proceedings of the 24th Safety-Critical Systems Symposium, Keynote, T. Anderson & M. Parsons (editors), pp. 183–202, Center for Software Reliability, Safety-Critical Systems Club, Brighton, UK (2016).

H. Thimbleby, “Unknown knowns — A call to fix healthcare IT where it hurts”, High Integrity Systems Symposium, Keynote, Oslo, Norway (2015).

=R. Koppel, =S. Smith & =H. Thimbleby, “What You See is What You See: Misinforming Displays In Electronic Health Records And Medical Devices”, International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care: Improving the Outcomes, Keynote, Baltimore, USA (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “Why does so much IT fail? — And what to do about it”, High Integrity Software, Keynote, Bristol (2014). URL

H. Thimbleby, “Why does so much IT fail? — And what to do about it”, High Integrity Software, Keynote, Bristol (2014). URL

H. Thimbleby, “Safety versus Security in Healthcare IT”, Addressing Systems Safety Challenges, Proceedings of the 22nd Safety-Critical Systems Symposium, Keynote, T. Anderson & C. Dale (editors), pp. 133–146, Safety-Critical Systems Club, Brighton, UK (2014). PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Improving Safety in Medical Devices and Systems”, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics 2013 (ICHI 2013), Keynote, pp. 1–13, Philadelphia, USA (2013). PDF DOI: 10.1109/ICHI.2013.91

H. Thimbleby, “Unsafe Healthcare Devices, and How to Improve Them”, Communicating medical errors (COME), Ascona, Switzerland (2013). PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Interactive Numbers — A Grand Challenge”, Proceedings of IHCI 2011: IADIS International Conference Interfaces and Human Computer Interaction 2011, Keynote, K. Blashki (editor), pp. xxviii–xxxv, International Association for the Development of the Information Society, Rome, Italy (2011). PDF

R. Beale, *A. Holzinger & H. Thimbleby, “Human-Computer Interaction for Medicine and Health Care (HCI4MED): Towards making information usable”, International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, vol. 68, no. 6, pp. 325–327 (2010). PDF DOI: 10.1016/j.ijhcs.2010.03.001

H. Thimbleby, “Interactive Systems Need Safety Locks”, Proceedings of the IEEE ITI 2010 32nd International Conference on Information Technology Interfaces, Keynote, Z. Bekic, I. Jarec & V. Luzar-Stiffler (editors), pp. 29–36, Cavtat, Croatia (2010). PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Avoiding Latent Design Conditions Using UI Discovery Tools”, Proceedings 9th Naturalistic Decision Making, NDM9, Keynote, N. A. Stanton & B. L. W. Wong (editors), pp. 20–27, London (2009). PDF DOI: 10.1080/10447310903498692

H. Thimbleby, “Understanding User Centered Design (UCD) for People with Special Needs”, 11th International Conference, ICCHP 2008, Computers Helping People with Special Needs, Keynote, A. Karshmer, J. Klaus, K. Miesenberger & W. Zagler (editors), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 5105, pp. 1–17, Springer Verlag, Linz, Austria (2008). URL PDF DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-70540-6

H. Thimbleby, “Teaching HCI to Make It Come Alive”, Keynote, C. Giovannella, P. Kotze & W. Wong (editors), Magazine of Interaction Design and Architecture(s), no. 3 & 4, pp. 9–16 (2008). PDF

H. Thimbleby, “User-centered Methods are Insufficient for Safety Critical Systems”, USAB’07 — Usability & HCI for Medicine and Health Care, Keynote, A. Holzinger (editor), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 4799, pp. 1–20, Springer Verlag, Graz, Austria (2007). PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Symmetry for Successful Interactive Systems”, Proceedings ACM CHI New Zealand, OZCHI, Keynote, S. Jones & M. Masoodian (editors), pp. 1–9, Waikato, New Zealand (2002). PDF DOI: 10.1145/2181216.2181217

H. Thimbleby, “Reflections on Symmetry”, Proceedings IEEE/ACM Advanced Visual Interfaces — AVI2002, Keynote, pp. 28–33, Venice, Italy (2002). PDF DOI: 10.1145/1556262.1556265

H. Thimbleby, “Affordance and Symmetry”, Proceedings Interactive Systems: Design, Specification, and Verification, 8th. International Workshop — DSVIS 2001, Keynote, C. Johnson (editor), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 2220, pp. 199–217, Springer Verlag, Glasgow (2001). PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Symmetry as a Connection between Affordance and State Space”, Proceedings Design, Specification and Verification of Interactive Systems — DSVIS 2001, Keynote, C. Johnson (editor), GIST Technical Report, G2001-1, pp. 10–19, Glasgow (2001).

H. Thimbleby, “The Computer Science of Everyday Things”, Proceedings of the 2nd. IEEE Australasian User Interface Conference — AUIC’01, Australian Computer Science Communications, Keynote, P. Calder & M. Rees (editors), vol. 23, no. 5, pp. 3–12, Australia (2001). PDF DOI: 10.1109/AUIC.2001.906270

H. Thimbleby, “Ethical and Spiritual Implications of the Internet”, Worshipful Company of Information Technologists, Third Colloquium, Keynote, House of Lords, London (2000).

H. Thimbleby, “Visualising the Potential of Interactive Systems”, Proceedings of the 10th. IEEE International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing (ICIAP’99), Keynote, pp. 670–677, Trento, Italy (1999). PDF DOI: 10.1109/ICIAP.1999.797672

T. Bell, M. Fellows, N. Koblitz, H. Thimbleby & I. Witten, “Explaining Cryptosystems to the General Public”, First IFIP World Conference on Information Security Education (WISE), Proceedings IFIP TC11 WG11.8 Conference, Keynote, S. Fischer-Hübner & L. Yngstgröm (editors), Report Series 99–008, pp. 221–233, Stockholm University/Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden (1999). PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Design Probes for Handheld and Ubiquitous Computing”, Proceedings Handheld and Ubiquitous Computing, First International Symposium — HUC’99, Keynote, H. Gellersen (editor), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 1707, pp. 1–19, Springer Verlag, Karlsruhe, Germany (1999). PDF

H. Thimbleby, “The Detection and Elimination of Spurious Complexity”, Proceedings of the Workshop on User Interfaces for Theorem Provers, Keynote, R. C. Backhouse & J. C. M. Baeten (editors), pp. 15–22, Eindhoven, Holland (1998).

H. Thimbleby, “Internet, Discourse and Interaction Potential”, Proceedings First Asia Pacific Conference on Human Computer Interaction — APCHI, Keynote, L. Herman, Y. K. Leung, J. Moyes & L. K. Yong (editors), pp. 3–18, Singapore (1996).

H. Thimbleby, “Foreword”, The Computer User as a Toolsmith: The Use, Reuse and Organization of Computer-Based Tools (by S. Greenberg), pp. xiii–xiv, Cambridge University Press (1993).

H. Thimbleby, “Interactive Consumer User Interfaces”, Proceedings InfoTech’93, Den Norske Dataforening, Norwegian Computer Society Conference, Keynote, pp. 1–9, Oslo, Norway (1993).

H. Thimbleby, “Enhanceable User Interfaces”, Proceedings InfoTech’93, Den Norske Dataforening, Norwegian Computer Society Conference, Keynote, pp. 1–5, Oslo, Norway (1993).

H. Thimbleby, “Foreword”, Pattern Recognition and Neural Nets in HCI, R. Beale & J. Finlay (editors), pp. 15–16, Ellis Horwood (1992).

H. Thimbleby, “Can Humans Think?”, Ergonomics Society Annual Lecture, Keynote, Southampton (April 1991).

H. Thimbleby, “Bugs: The Issue Facing HCI”, Proceedings British Computer Society Conference on Human Computer Interaction, HCI’89, Keynote, L. Macaulay & A. Sutcliffe (editors), vol. V, pp. 105–107, Cambridge University Press, Nottingham (1989).

H. Thimbleby, “Ease of Use — The Ultimate Deception”, Proceedings British Computer Society Conference on Human Computer Interaction, HCI’86, Keynote, M. D. Harrison & A. F. Monk (editors), pp. 78–94, Cambridge University Press, York (1986).

H. Thimbleby, ““What You See is What You Have Got” — A User-Engineering Principle for Manipulative Display?”, First German ACM Conference on Software Ergonomics, Keynote, H. Balzert (editor), Proceedings ACM German Chapter, vol. 14, pp. 70–84, Nuremburg, Germany (1983). PDF

2.2. Special issues

=P. Masci, =H. Thimbleby, =H. Tu & =C. Vincent, “IWC Special Issue in Human Factors and Interaction Design for Critical Systems”, Interacting with Computers, vol. 28, no. 2, pp. 149–150 (2016). DOI: 10.1093/iwc/iwv038

=P. Langdon & =H. Thimbleby, “Inclusion and Interaction: Designing Interaction for Inclusive Populations”, Foreword, Interacting with Computers, vol. 22, no. 6, pp. 439–448 (2010). DOI: 10.1016/j.intcom.2010.08.007

2.3. Contributions to edited volumes

H. Thimbleby, “Technology to Reduce Human Error in Healthcare”, Big ideas for the future, p. 33, Research Councils UK (RCUK) (2011). URL

H. Thimbleby, “The Frustrations of a Pushbutton World”, 1993 Encyclopėdia Britannica Yearbook of Science and the Future, pp. 202–219, Encyclopėdia Britannica Inc. (1992).

M. D. Harrison & H. Thimbleby, “The Role of Formal Methods in Human-Computer Interaction”, Formal Methods in Human Computer Interaction, M. D. Harrison & H. Thimbleby (editors), pp. 1–8, Cambridge University Press (1990).

H. Thimbleby, “User Interface Design: Generative User Engineering Principles”, Fundamentals of Human-Computer Interaction, A. F. Monk (editor), pp. 165–180, Academic Press (1984).

2.4. Editorials, articles and reviews in journals

H. Thimbleby, “Formal Approaches to Computing and Information Technology (edited by P. Palanque and F. Paternó)”, Requirements Engineering (in press).

H. Thimbleby, “Formal Methods in Human-Computer Interaction (by P. Palanque and F. Paternó)”, Software Testing, Verification and Reliability, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 103–104 (1998). DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1099-1689(199806)8:2<103::AID-STVR158>3.0.CO;2-#

H. Thimbleby, “The Trouble with Computers: Usefulness, Usability, and Productivity (by Thomas K. Landauer)”, Computational Linguistics, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 265–276 (1996).

H. Thimbleby, “Response to Fetzer’s “What Reviewers Should and Should Not Do: On Harold Thimbleby on AI: Its Scope and Limits””, ACM SIGART Bulletin, vol. 3, no. 1, p. 7 (1992).

H. Thimbleby, “Artificial Intelligence: Its Scope and Limits (by J. H. Fetzer)”, ACM SIGART Bulletin, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 188–189 (1991).

H. Thimbleby, “User Interface”, Letter, Communications of the ACM, vol. 34, no. 7, pp. 17–18 (1991).

H. Thimbleby, “Letter”, Communications of the ACM, vol. 31, no. 8, pp. 944–945 (1988).

G. F. Coulouris & H. Thimbleby, “The Network Nation”, Computers and Education, vol. 4, no. 3, p. 255 (1980).

2.5. Articles in other journals

H. Thimbleby, “Interaction design by algebra!?”, ACM Interactions, ACM (in press).

H. Thimbleby, “Inside Medical Software: When Programming Errors Cost Lives”, ITNOW, vol. 60, no. 2, pp. 50–52 (2018). DOI: 10.1093/itnow/bwy054

L. Cameron & H. Thimbleby, “Careers in Healthcare Technology: Advice from an Expert”, IEEE Computer, vol. 51, no. 1, p. 8 (2018).

H. Thimbleby, “Transforming Health Care: Virginia Mason Medical Center’s Pursuit of the Perfect Patient Experience”, The Times Higher, no. 1371, p. 15 (2016). URL

H. Thimbleby, “Designing IT to Reduce Drug Dose Error”, Med-Tech Innovation, no. 11, pp. 30–33 (2012). URL

H. Thimbleby, “Reaching to the Stars with IT Projects”, Public Service Review: UK Science & Technology, vol. 5, pp. 20–21 (2012). PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Errors + Bugs Needn’t Mean Death”, Public Service Review: UK Science & Technology, vol. 2, pp. 18–19 (2011). PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Is IT a Dangerous Prescription?”, BCS Interfaces, vol. 84, pp. 5–10 (2010). PDF

H. Thimbleby, “The Cutting Edge of HCI”, BCS Interfaces, vol. 80, pp. 6–7 (2009). PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Press On”, British Computer Society ITNOW, p. 17, BCS (May, 2008).

H. Thimbleby, “Marks for the da Vinci Code: B-”, CS4FN (2008). URL

H. Thimbleby, “La più grande opportunità del mondo”, Spoletosceinza, vol. XVII, no. 30, pp. 5–6 (2005). PDF

H. Thimbleby, “The Computer Science of Everyday Things”, Mathematics Today, vol. 38, no. 4, pp. 107–108 (2002).

H. Thimbleby, “Overfed with Info”, Church Times, no. 7251, p. 24 (15 February, 2002).

H. Thimbleby, “Not Everything Your Computer Does is Magical”, The Independent, Monday Review, p. 4 (January 7, 2002). URL

H. Thimbleby, “The Computer Science of Everyday Things”, Multimedia Information and Technology, vol. 27, no. 4, pp. 328–330 (2002).

H. Thimbleby, “Debating Government Control of the Internet”, Mots Pluriels et Grands Themes de Notre Temps, no. 18 (2001). URL

H. Thimbleby, “Cyberspace — The Way of Future Votes”, Foundations, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 18–19 (2000). PDF

S. Rogerson & H. Thimbleby, “Beware False Gods”, Institute for the Management of Information Systems Journal, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 26–27 (2000).

H. Thimbleby, “Smart to be Simple”, The Times Higher Education Supplement: Multimedia, no. 1371, p. 15 (12 February, 1999).

H. Thimbleby, “The Millenium Bug”, The Brewer, vol. 85, no. 1010, pp. 17–19 & 27 (1999).

*Y. L. Theng & H. Thimbleby, “Practical Authoring Tools for Web Authoring”, Interfaces: Human-Computer Interaction, British Computer Society HCI Specialist Group Newsletter, no. 38 (1998).

H. Thimbleby, “Spare the Rod, Spoil the Computer?”, Ariadne, vol. 18, p. 11 (1998). URL

G. Botting, G. Buchanan, G. Marsden, Y. L. Theng & H. Thimbleby, “Www.rsa.org.uk Where We Are @”, RSA Journal, vol. 146, no. 5487, pp. 118–119 (1998).

H. Thimbleby, “Why are the numbers on a calculator/computer arranged differently from those on a telephone?”, Focus, p. 60 (January 1996).

H. Thimbleby, “Walking the Computer Tightrope”, The Daily Telegraph, p. 22 (March 26, 1996). PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Autostereograms”, Encarta CD, Microsoft (1996). URL

H. Thimbleby, “Information revolution”, Encarta CD, Microsoft (1996).

H. Thimbleby, “Technological Hubris”, Elektron, Journal of The South African Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. 12, no. 5, pp. 19–21 (1995).

H. Thimbleby, “Computerised Parkinson’s Law”, Elektron, Journal of The South African Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 5–7 (1995).

H. Thimbleby, “Computers are Best when Hidden”, The Times Higher Education Supplement: Multimedia, no. 1184, p. vii (14 July, 1995).

H. Thimbleby, “Stereograms — How do they work?”, FunMaths! 1995 Calendar, p. 13, QED Ltd (1994).

H. Thimbleby, “How to Play Tricks with Dots”, C. Neesham (editor), New Scientist, vol. 140, no. 1894, pp. 26–29 (1993).

H. Thimbleby, “Making a Program Faster”, Program Now, vol. 7, no. 5, pp. 40–41 (1993).

H. Thimbleby, “Extra: Science (Picture and quiz for BBC TV)”, TV Times, Tomorrow’s World, vol. 151, no. 46, pp. 82–83, 13–19 (November, 1993).

H. Thimbleby, “The Questionnaire”, British Computer Society HCI Newsletter, p. 24 (April, 1993).

H. Thimbleby, “Cover picture”, Mathematica Journal, vol. 3, no. 2 (1993). URL

H. Thimbleby & W. Thimbleby, “Managing a Multiplication Problem”, Program Now, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 71–73 (January 1993).

H. Thimbleby, “Does Business Have an Attitude Problem?”, New Scientist, vol. 135, no. 1836, pp. 49–50 (1992).

H. Thimbleby, “Erratum: “See also” Indexing with Makeindex (TUGboat 12(2):290)”, TUGboat, vol. 13, no. 1, p. 95 (1992).

H. Thimbleby, ““See also” Indexing with Makeindex”, TUGboat, vol. 12, no. 2, p. 290 (1991).

H. Thimbleby, “Computer Literacy”, SocInfo, no. 5, pp. 16–19 (1991).

H. Thimbleby, “Telephones Now And…”, InterMedia, vol. 19, no. 4–5, pp. 50–51 (1991).

H. Thimbleby, “Knowing the User”, InterMedia, vol. 19, no. 4–5, pp. 55–56 (1991).

H. Thimbleby, “The Undomesticated Video Recorder”, Image Technology, Journal of the British Kinematograph, Sound and Television Society, vol. 72, no. 6, pp. 214–216 (1991). PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Can Anyone Work the Video?”, New Scientist, vol. 129, no. 1757, pp. 48–51 (1991). PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Liveware: Putting Viruses to Work”, British Computer Society HCI Newsletter, no. 14, pp. 6–7 (1990).

H. Thimbleby & I. H. Witten, “The Worm that Turned”, Personal Computer World, pp. 202–206 (July 1990).

H. Thimbleby, “Traces in HyperCard”, Program Now!, pp. 36–39 (June 1990).

H. Thimbleby, “What Does IT Mean?”, Time, vol. 135, no. 11, p. 2pp (March 12, 1990).

H. Thimbleby, “Turning Viruses to Good Use”, New Scientist, vol. 126, no. 1722, pp. 72–73 (1990).

H. Thimbleby, “Thanks for Wiping the Memory”, New Scientist, vol. 126, no. 1717, p. 69 (1990).

H. Thimbleby, “No Way to Sell a Program”, New Scientist, vol. 124, no. 1693, pp. 84–85 (1989).

H. Thimbleby, “Ptrace Smarts”, DECUS UK Unix Special Interest Group, no. 8, pp. 32–37 (1981).

2.6. Reviews in other journals

H. Thimbleby, “Computer Science”, Times Higher Education, no. 2,102, p. vi (23 May, 2013). URL

H. Thimbleby, “Digital lyric, analogue tune”, Net Smart (by H. Rheingold), Times Higher Education, no. 2,055, p. 54 (21 June, 2012). URL

H. Thimbleby, “Hardware with a human heart”, Turing’s Cathedral (by G. Dyson), Times Higher Education, no. 2,046, p. 54 (19 April, 2012). URL

H. Thimbleby, “Relight the fire of the mind, online”, Reinventing Discovery (by M. Nielsen), Times Higher Education, no. 2,027, p. 58 (1 December, 2011). URL

H. Thimbleby, “See, hear and seek no evil”, The Googlization of Everything—and Why We Should Worry (by S. Vaidhyanathan), Times Higher Education, no. 2,011, p. 48 (11 August, 2011). URL

H. Thimbleby, “How to get What We Want from IT”, Programming the World Wide Web (by Robert W. Sebesta), Times Higher Education Textbook Guide, no. 2,000, p. vi (26 May, 2011). URL

H. Thimbleby, “Next level: call of social duty”, Reality is broken: Why games make us better and how they can change the world (by Jane McGonigal), Times Higher Education Textbook Guide, no. 1,998, p. 54 (12 May, 2011). URL

H. Thimbleby, “Another view (LOL, Lots of Love)”, The Guardian, p. 21 (14 February, 2011). URL

H. Thimbleby, “The human side of good research”, Research Methods in Human-Computer Interaction (by Jonathan Lazar, Jinjuan Heidi Feng and Harry Hochheiser), Times Higher Education Textbook Guide (27 May, 2010). URL PDF

H. Thimbleby, “No excuse to be illiterate about IT”, Discovering Computers 2010 (by G. B. Shelly and M. E. Vermaat), Times Higher Education Textbook Guide, no. 1925, p. vi (3 December, 2009). URL

H. Thimbleby, “No excuse to be illiterate about IT”, How to Think Like a Programmer (by P. Vickers), Times Higher Education Textbook Guide, no. 1925, pp. vi–vii (3 December, 2009). URL

H. Thimbleby, “No excuse to be illiterate about IT”, Introduction to Algorithms (by T. H. Cormen, C. E. Leiserson, R. L. Rivest and C. Stein), Times Higher Education Textbook Guide, no. 1925, p. vii (3 December, 2009). URL

H. Thimbleby, “No excuse to be illiterate about IT”, Interactive Graphics for Data Analysis: Principles and Examples (by M. Theus and S. Urbanek), Times Higher Education Textbook Guide, no. 1925, p. vii (3 December, 2009). URL

H. Thimbleby, “How to Think about Algorithms (by J. Edmonds)”, Times Higher Education Supplement, no. 1873, p. xv (27 November, 2008). URL

H. Thimbleby, “Principles of Mobile Computing (by M. Othman)”, Times Higher Education Supplement, no. 1873, p. xv (27 November, 2008). URL

H. Thimbleby, “Don’t panic — help is at hand”, The Algorithm Design Manual (by S. S. Skiena), Times Higher Education Supplement, no. 1873, p. xiv (27 November, 2008).

H. Thimbleby, “Hands off those joysticks”, Computer Games: Text, Narrative and Play (by D. Carr, D. Buckingham and G. Schott), Times Higher Education Supplement, no. xxxx, p. 22 (12 January, 2007). URL PDF

H. Thimbleby, “How you can make a real killing in virtual universes”, Synthetic Worlds: The Business and Culture of Online Games (by E. Castronova), Times Higher Education Supplement, no. 1746, p. 35 (9 June, 2006). PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Nature Lessons for Computers”, Imitation of Life (by N. Forbes), Times Higher Education Supplement, no. 1688, p. 30 (22 April, 2004). PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Languages for Developing User Interfaces (edited by B. A. Myers)”, Higher Education Academy, Book reviews (2004). URL PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Break the Shackles of Genes and Memes and Escape to Utopia of Rationality”, The Robot’s Rebellion (by K. E. Stanovich), Times Higher Education Supplement, no. 1661, pp. 30–31 (8 October, 2004). URL PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Object Orientated Macromedia Flash MX (by W. Drol)” (2004). URL PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Dip Your Toes into Wet Computing”, Molecular Computing (edited by T. Sienko, A. Adamatzky, N. G. Rambidi & M. Conrad), Times Higher Education Supplement, no. 1649, p. 26 (16 July, 2004). URL PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Give your computer’s IQ a boost”, Journal of Machine Learning Research, Times Higher Education Supplement (9 May, 2004). URL PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Biologists’ Lives Full of Worrying Words”, Making Sense of Life (by E. F. Keller), Times Higher Education Supplement, no. 1586, p. 30 (25 April, 2003). URL PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Concepts in Programming Languages (by J. C. Mitchell)”, Higher Education Academy, Book reviews (2003). URL PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Keep it to Yourself”, Desktop Witness: The do’s and don’ts of personal computer security (by M. Caloyannides), New Scientist, vol. 174, no. 2348, p. 48 (2002). PDF

H. Thimbleby, “We have a Lot to Learn from Ants”, Digital Biology (by P. Bentley), Times Higher Education Supplement, no. 1535, p. 28 (26 April, 2002). PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Put Life’s Process into Your Program”, Evolutionary Computation (edited by T. Bäck, D. B. Fogel and Z. Michalewicz), Times Higher Education Supplement, no. 1524, p. 34 (8 February, 2002). PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Da Vinci Dissection Illuminates Conception”, Visual Computing (by R. M. Friedhoff and M. S. Peercy), Times Higher Education Supplement, no. 1508, p. 34 (12 October, 2001).

H. Thimbleby, “Free for All”, From Anarchy to Power (by W. Grossman), New Scientist, vol. 171, no. 2299, p. 48 (2001).

H. Thimbleby, “Seduced by the Simulated Life”, Creation: Life and How to Make it (by S. Grand), Times Higher Education Supplement, no. 1472, p. 27 (2 February, 2001).

H. Thimbleby, “Techs Appeal”, Robo Sapiens: Evolution of a New Species (by P. Menzel and F. D’Aluisio), New Scientist, vol. 167, no. 2256, p. 51 (2000).

H. Thimbleby, “Natural Beauty of Computer Land”, The Computational Beauty of Nature: Computer Explorations of Fractals, Chaos, Complex Systems and Adaptation (by G. W. Flake), Times Higher Education Supplement, no. 1408, p. 28 (29 October, 1999).

H. Thimbleby, “Beyond the Fractal Frontier”, Nonlinear Dynamics, Psychology and Life Sciences, Times Higher Education Supplement, no. 1385, p. 33 (21 May, 1999).

H. Thimbleby, “False Image”, Media Technology and Society (by B. Winston), New Scientist, vol. 161, no. 2170, p. 43 (1999).

H. Thimbleby, “Web of Thieves”, Crime in a Digital Age (by P. N. Grabosky, R. Smith & P. Wright), New Scientist, vol. 161, no. 2170, p. 44 (1999).

H. Thimbleby, “Web of Lies”, And That’s the Way it Will Be (by C. Harper), New Scientist, vol. 161, no. 2170, p. 44 (1999).

H. Thimbleby, “You Don’t Want to See it”, The Invisible Computer (by D. A. Norman), New Scientist, vol. 160, no. 2162, p. 51 (1998).

H. Thimbleby, “Common Tongue”, Knowledge Assets (by M. Boisot) and Navigating Complexity (by A. Battram), New Scientist, vol. 160, no. 2154, p. 49 (1998).

H. Thimbleby, “Sailing to Java (Computing Science Student Books Reviews)”, New Scientist, vol. 157, no. 2127, pp. 52–53 (1998).

H. Thimbleby, “Roar of The Surf”, Net.wars (by W. Grossman), New Scientist, vol. 157, no. 2117, p. 43 (1998).

H. Thimbleby, “Free Thinking”, Information Liberation (by B. Martin), New Scientist, vol. 160, no. 2163, p. 47 (1998).

H. Thimbleby, “Time Out”, Computer Fun for Everyone (by E. Kordahl), New Scientist, vol. 160, no. 2162, p. 49 (1998).

H. Thimbleby, “Health desk”, CRS: Computer-Related Syndrome (by R. D. Smith and S. Garske), New Scientist, vol. 159, no. 2142, p. 52 (1998).

H. Thimbleby, “Good Idea”, The Inventor’s Guide (by British Library Patents Information Team), New Scientist, vol. 158, no. 2138, p. 46 (1998).

H. Thimbleby, “Take Your Pick”, The Mathematical Magpie (by C. Fadiman), New Scientist, vol. 157, no. 2124, p. 48 (1998).

H. Thimbleby, “Work It Out”, The Codebreakers (by D. Kahn), New Scientist, vol. 157, no. 2124, p. 48 (1998).

H. Thimbleby, “Money-spinner”, Webonomics (by E. Schwartz), New Scientist, vol. 157, no. 2115, p. 41 (1997).

H. Thimbleby, “Collected Works (Childrens’ Science Books)”, New Scientist, vol. 156, no. 2109, p. 62 (1997).

H. Thimbleby, “A Strong String Section”, Algorithms on Strings, Trees and Sequences: Computer Science and Computational Biology (by D. Gusfield), Times Higher Education Supplement, no. 13366, p. 23 (12 June, 1997).

H. Thimbleby, “The Really Hard Stuff (Computing Science Student Books Reviews)”, New Scientist, vol. 153, no. 2071, pp. 46–47 (1997).

H. Thimbleby, “Out of The World”, Would-be Worlds (by J. L. Casti), Times Higher Education Supplement, no. 1266, p. 27 (7 February, 1997).

H. Thimbleby, “Lively Wetware Seeks Friendly Software”, The Media Equation (by B. Reeves and C. Nass), New Scientist, vol. 152, no. 2052, p. 40 (1997).

H. Thimbleby, “Piece of Pi”, Pi: A Sourcebook (by L. Berggren, J. Borwein and P. Borwein), New Scientist, vol. 156, no. 2103, p. 48 (1997).

H. Thimbleby, “Future Works”, Beyond Calculation (by P. Denning and R. Metcalfe), New Scientist, vol. 155, no. 2100, p. 52 (1997).

H. Thimbleby, “It’s a Scoop”, News Revolution (by M. Alleyne), New Scientist, vol. 155, no. 2100, p. 52 (1997).

H. Thimbleby, “Sleepwalking to Disaster”, Trapped in the Net (by G. Rochlin), New Scientist, vol. 155, no. 2089, p. 46 (1997).

H. Thimbleby, “Ben As Hero”, Benjamin Franklin, Politician (by F. Jennings), New Scientist, vol. 154, no. 2076, p. 46 (1997).

H. Thimbleby, “Count the Cost”, Sciencesoft Calculator, New Scientist, vol. 153, no. 2067, p. 47 (1997).

H. Thimbleby, “The Great British”, User-Driven Innovation (by D. Caminer, J. Aris, P. Hermon and F. Land), New Scientist, vol. 153, no. 2067, p. 43 (1997).

H. Thimbleby, “Talk About Techno”, Philosophy of Technology (by F. Ferré), New Scientist, vol. 153, no. 2067, p. 43 (1997).

H. Thimbleby, “What Is Thought?”, Machines and Thought: The Legacy of Alan Turing (edited by P. Millican and A. Clark), New Scientist, vol. 153, no. 2067, p. 42 (1997).

H. Thimbleby, “Plug into the Future”, Computing Tomorrow (by I. C. Wand and R. Milner), New Scientist, vol. 153, no. 2065, p. 49 (1996).

H. Thimbleby, “Collected Works (review of general computing books and software)”, New Scientist, vol. 151, no. 2049, p. 57 (1996).

H. Thimbleby, “Still a Few More Problems to Solve”, Review of Texas Instruments TI-92, Times Higher Education Supplement Multimedia, no. 25, p. vi (14 June, 1996).

H. Thimbleby, “Collected Works (Computing Science Student Books Reviews)”, New Scientist, vol. 149, no. 2022, p. 59 (1996).

H. Thimbleby, “Ancient and Modern”, The Rise of Early Modern Science: Islam, China and the West (by T. E. Huff), New Scientist, vol. 148, no. 2003, p. 44 (1995).

H. Thimbleby, “Unnatural Practices”, The Future Does Not Compute (by S. L. Talbott), Times Higher Educational Supplement, Multimedia Supplement, p. xii (13 October, 1995).

H. Thimbleby, “Be Better than Your Competitors”, Mental Leaps (by K. Holyoak and P. Thagard), New Scientist, vol. 147, no. 1997, p. 49 (1995).

H. Thimbleby, “The World According to C++ (Computing Science Student Books Reviews)”, New Scientist, vol. 146, no. 1976, pp. 50–52 (1995).

H. Thimbleby, “How to Conquer the Fear of Maths”, The Mathematical Universe (by W. Dunham), New Scientist, vol. 144, no. 1954, p. 44 (1994).

H. Thimbleby, “The Lore and Language of Computing (Computing Science Student Books Reviews)”, New Scientist, vol. 144, no. 1946, pp. 50–52 (1994).

H. Thimbleby & W. Thimbleby, “Logoland for Young Learners (by H. Abelson and A. Abelson)”, New Scientist, vol. 143, no. 1940, p. 38 (1994).

H. Thimbleby, “Mastering Mathematica (by J. W. Gray)”, New Scientist, vol. 142, no. 1931, p. 44 (1994).

H. Thimbleby, “Software review”, HyperStat (by D. M. Lane), New Scientist, vol. 142, no. 1923, pp. 44–45 (1994).

H. Thimbleby, “The Frustrated User Always Knows Better than the Engineer”, Usability Engineering (by J. Nielsen), New Scientist, vol. 139, no. 1887, pp. 40–41 (1993).

H. Thimbleby, “The Struggle to Understand: A History of Human Wonder and Discovery (by H. C. Corben)”, New Scientist, vol. 137, no. 1854, p. 38 (1993).

H. Thimbleby, “Computer Pastimes”, The Magic Machine: A Handbook of Computer Sorcery (by A. K. Dewdney), New Scientist, vol. 129, no. 1757, p. 57 (1991).

2.7. Conference posters: not refereed

H. Thimbleby, “Read tomorrow’s news today: User interface vulnerabilities”, Digital Conference: Innovation, Investment & Industry, Cardiff (2017).

3. Other publications

3.1. Books

=H. Thimbleby and many contributors, Medication Errors, =D. W. Bates, =N. Dhingra-Kumar, =L. Donaldson, =E. Kelley, =I. Larizgoitia & =A. Sheikh (editors), World Health Organization (2017).

G. Buchanan, *J. Pearson & H. Thimbleby, Lightweight Interaction: Improving Digital Reading, Morgan & Claypool Publishers (2013).

H. Thimbleby, Paperback edition, Press On — Principles of Interaction Programming, MIT Press (2010). URL

H. Thimbleby, Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2008. Winner, Computer and Information Sciences category, 2007 Professional/Scholarly Publishing Awards for Excellence Competition presented by the Association of American Publishers, Inc., Press On — Principles of Interaction Programming, MIT Press (2007). URL

=N. Beale, =T. Byrne, =D. Leal, =S. Peyton-Jones, =J. Pickering, =D. J. Pullinger & =H. Thimbleby, Cybernauts Awake!, Church House Press (1999).

=G. F. Coulouris & =H. Thimbleby, HyperProgramming, Addison-Wesley (1993).

H. Thimbleby, User Interface Design, ACM Press Frontier Series, Addison-Wesley (1990).

3.2. Theses

H. Thimbleby, Design Principles for Interactive Text Processing Software, PhD Thesis (1981).

H. Thimbleby, Towards Interactive Systems Evaluation, MSc Thesis (1977).

3.3. Edited books and proceedings

=L. Chant, =J. Hoogewerf, =T. Lewis, =S. Sathanandam, =H. Thimbleby, =D. Wooldridge & =J. Wyatt, Rapid literature review for National Information Board, =J. Wyatt (editor), RCP, London (2015).

=A. Blandford, =L. Gallo, =A. Gimblett, =P. Oladimeji, =G. D. Pietro & =H. Thimbleby (editors), Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Engineering Interactive Computing Systems for Medicine and Health Care, Pisa, Italy (2011). PDF

=B. O’Conaill, =H. Thimbleby & =P. J. Thomas (editors), Proceedings of the British Computer Society Conference, People and Computers, HCI’97, vol. XII, Springer Verlag (1997).

=A. Blandford & =H. Thimbleby (editors), Adjunct Proceedings of the British Computer Society Conference, People and Computers, HCI’96 (1996).

=M. D. Harrison & =H. Thimbleby (editors), Formal Methods in Human Computer Interaction, Cambridge University Press (1990).

=J. J. Brown, =J. S. Bryden, =A. G. Donald, =R. Murray, =I. W. Percy-Robb, =D. R. Steel, =H. Thimbleby, =A. Thorburn, =G. Venters & =R. B. Weatherstone, Modern Office Technology, Scottish Health Management Efficiency Group (1990).

3.4. High profile electronic publications

W. Fyfe & H. Thimbleby, “‘Black box’ call for medical devices to detect errors”, BBC News (1 May 2018). URL

K. Fu, J. Leinonen, B. Ransford & H. Thimbleby, “Six Factors Essential for Mitigating Cyber Risks in Healthcare”, Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (2017). URL

K. Fu & H. Thimbleby, “Ransomware: How we can climb out of this mess”, Heathcare IT News (2017). URL

R. Koppel & H. Thimbleby, “Lessons From the 100 Nation Ransomware Attack”, The Heathcare Blog (2017). URL

F. Thilo & H. Thimbleby, “Interview mit Harold Thimbleby: “The quality of health IT has become very poor””, SocietyByte (2017). URL

H. Thimbleby, “Hertfordshire Arts Umbrella Web Site”, Conference on The Arts and The Environment, Herts Arts Umbrella (2000).

3.5. Patents

H. Thimbleby & W. Thimbleby, “Interactive Display”, A Novel User Interface, UK Patent No. 0512865.7 (subsequently patented in Australia, Europe, New Zealand and the USA) (2005).

M. Jones, G. Marsden & H. Thimbleby, “A Data Information Retrieval System And Method of Retrieving Data”, UK Patent No. 9711230.4 (1997).

=D. J. Pullinger, =H. Thimbleby & =I. H. Witten, “Data Management and Security in Distributed Computing Systems”, UK Patent No. 9124679.3 (1991).

3.6. Public expert witnessing reports

H. Thimbleby, “Regina v Peter Antony Trier”, Swansea Crown Court (2017).

H. Thimbleby, “Regina v Phillipa Brown”, Crown Court at Inner London (2017).

H. Thimbleby, “Regina v Clare Cahill and Jade Pugh”, Cardiff Crown Court (2016).

3.7. Correspondence and other communications

H. Thimbleby, “Artificial intelligence and early diagnosis”, Letter, The Times, no. 72541, p. 28 (22 May, 2018).

H. Thimbleby, “’Black box’ call for medical devices to detect errors”, BBC News (1 May, 2018). URL

H. Thimbleby & M. Thomas, “Ways of reducing errors in drug prescriptions”, Letter, The Times, no. 72468, p. 28 (26 February, 2018).

H. Thimbleby, “Better care before and after surgery improves patient safety while saving money for the NHS”, Letter, The Daily Telegraph, p. 23 (6 May, 2017).

H. Thimbleby, “Cyberattacks and the National Health Service”, Letter, The Times, no. 72223, p. 28 (15 May, 2017).

H. Thimbleby, “Hospital Software”, Letter, The Times, no. 72069, p. 28 (16 November, 2016).

H. Thimbleby, “Judicial Decision”, Letter, The Times, p. 28 (7 November, 2016).

H. Thimbleby, “Transforming Health Care”, Times Higher Education, no. 2263, p. 49 (14–20 July, 2016).

L. Chant, J. Hoogewerf, T. Lewis, S. Sathanandam, H. Thimbleby, D. Wooldridge & *J. Wyatt, “The use of digital tools including apps, web-services and personal health records in healthcare”, National Information Board (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “Preventable Error”, Letter, The Journal of the Royal Society of Arts, no. 2, p. 47 (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “The Best Way to Improve Healthcare is to Improve Computers”, Keynote, Dartmouth College, USA (2015). URL

Signed by 125 professors, “Let UK universities do what they do best – teaching and research”, Letter, The Guardian (6 July, 2015).

J. Hoogewerf, H. Thimbleby & J. Wyatt, “Using apps in clinical practice (RCP recommendations to all physicians)”, Royal College of Physicians, London (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “Driverless Cars and Computer Error”, Letter, The Times, p. 29 (10 February, 2015).

H. Thimbleby, “Ofqual and Its New Hands-off Science Exams”, Letter, The Times, p. 25 (12 April, 2014).

H. Thimbleby, “Twitter & Science”, Letter, The Times, p. 27 (25 July, 2013).

H. Thimbleby, “Driven to Distraction?”, Letter, The Times, p. 25 (19 August, 2008).

H. Thimbleby, *Y. Wilks & 6. o. authors, “Computing is the new ‘Queen of Sciences’”, The Times Higher Education Supplement, p. 14 (February 23, 2007).

H. Thimbleby, “Is it worth banning TV standby buttons?”, Letter, The Times, p. 18 (17 July, 2006).

H. Thimbleby, “Are there virtues in virtual reality?”, She magazine, no. June, p. 193 (2005).

H. Thimbleby, “Don’t Ditch Lectures 2”, Letter, Times Higher Education Supplement (2 April, 2004).

H. Thimbleby, “Higher Costs and Greater Gains 3”, Letter, Times Higher Education Supplement, no. 1569, p. 15 (20 December, 2002).

H. Thimbleby, “It simply adds up”, The Independent (October 2, 2002).

H. Thimbleby, “Memorandum by Professor Harold Thimbleby, Middlesex University, London”, E-commerce: Policy Development and co-ordination in the EU, Select Committee on the European Union, House of Lords, p. 526, The Stationery Office, London (2000).

H. Thimbleby, “Time Bomb with a Longer Fuse”, Letter, Times Higher Education Supplement, no. 1425, p. 17 (3 March, 2000).

G. Buchanan, M. Jones, G. Marsden & H. Thimbleby, “User Interfaces for Mobile Web devices”, Workshop on Web & Mobility, 9th World Wide Web Conference, Amsterdam (2000). PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Computer Chaos”, Letter, The Times, p. 22 (2 April, 1999).

H. Thimbleby, “Using the Web Requires Resources”, North Circular, p. 6 (21 May, 1998).

H. Thimbleby, “Time to Fight for Easier Technology”, Letter, The Times, p. 23 (31 January, 1998).

H. Thimbleby, “A Simple Criticism”, Letter, Java Report, vol. 2, no. 9, p. 6 (1997).

H. Thimbleby, “Budding Engineers Go to Market”, Letter, Times Higher Education Supplement, no. 1248, p. 14 (October 4, 1996).

H. Thimbleby, “Cost of Courtesy in Computers”, Letter, The Times, p. 21 (October 14, 1995).

H. Thimbleby, “It Doesn’t Add Up”, Letter, New Scientist, vol. 145, no. 1965, p. 50 (1995).

H. Thimbleby, “Science Tests”, Letter, The Times, p. 17 (10 May, 1995).

H. Thimbleby, “Systems, Manuals, Usability and Graph Theory”, Report on SERC Grant No. GR/J43110 (1994).

H. Thimbleby, “High Charges to the Public for Government ‘Glasnost’”, Letter, The Times, p. 19 (14 November, 1994).

H. Thimbleby, “Principles First”, Letter, The Independent, p. 15 (10 September, 1993).

H. Thimbleby, “Designed for Freaks by Freaks”, Letter, IEE News, p. 3 (December 5, 1991).

H. Thimbleby, Best letter prize, “Who will gain from Apple Sony alliance?”, Letter, Apple Business, vol. 4, no. 2, p. 7 (1991).

H. Thimbleby, “User Interface Design Review”, Stirling Observer, p. 5 (15 August, 1990).

H. Thimbleby, “Macintoshes from Amsterdam”, DeskTop, no. 8, p. 3 (2nd. quarter, 1989).

H. Thimbleby, “Equal Opportunity and the Design of Interactive Systems”, Stanford University (1986).

H. Thimbleby, “Cweb Manual”, York University (July, 1986).

H. Thimbleby, “Cweb Manual”, York University (August, 1984).

H. Thimbleby, “A Basic Introduction to Typing and Editing on the Queen Mary College Unix Systems” (1981).

4. Presentations, exhibitions, debates, workshops

4.1. ACM Distinguished Lectures

H. Thimbleby, “Missed solutions to WWII Enigma design”, Summer School of Science, Keynote, ACM 2018 Distinguished Lecture, Požega, Croatia (2018). URL

H. Thimbleby, “After cancer, errors kill more people, and computers have everything to do with it”, Summer School of Science, Keynote, ACM 2018 Distinguished Lecture, Požega, Croatia (2018). URL

H. Thimbleby, “Human error is not the problem”, Workshop on Interaction in Healthcare: Saving lives one interface at a time, Keynote, ACM 2017 Distinguished Lecture, Lisbon, Portugal (2017). URL

H. Thimbleby, “Your invitation to fix IT in healthcare”, International Conference on Engineering & MIS 2016, Keynote, ACM Distinguished Lecture, Agadir, Morocco (2016).

H. Thimbleby, “Creativity, Innovation and Risk”, ACM CORI (International Conference on Computing Research and Innovations), Keynote, ACM Distinguished Lecture, Ibadan, Nigeria (2016).

H. Thimbleby, “Creativity, Innovation and Taking Risk in Your Research”, ACM 2016 Distinguished Lecture, Imperial College, London (2016).

4.2. Gresham College lectures and videos

H. Thimbleby & M. Thomas, “Computer Bugs in Hospitals: A New Killer”, Gresham College (6 February 2018). URL Video

H. Thimbleby, “Designing IT to Make Healthcare Safer”, Gresham College (11 February 2014). Video

H. Thimbleby, “Avoiding Death by Computer”, Gresham College (28 September, 2009). Video

H. Thimbleby, “Better Programming”, Gresham College (13 May, 2004). Video PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Computer Circles”, Gresham College (26 February, 2004). URL Video PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Plugging Computers In”, Gresham College (27 November, 2003). Video

H. Thimbleby, “Magic Pictures”, Gresham College (30 October, 2003). URL Video PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Unplugging Computers”, Gresham College (9 October, 2003). Video PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Design by Symmetry”, Gresham College (27 March, 2003). Video PDF

H. Thimbleby, “From Lego, Java and Mathematica to feature interaction”, Gresham College (13 March, 2003). Video PDF

A. Blandford & H. Thimbleby, “Designing for Humans”, Gresham College (13 February, 2003). Video PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Designing Microwave Cookers”, Gresham College (26 January, 2003). Video PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Designing Gadgets”, Gresham College (26 September, 2002). Video PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Designing Mobile Phones”, Gresham College (28 November, 2002). Video PDF

H. Thimbleby, “1,000 Years of Calculators”, Gresham College (21 November, 2002). Video

H. Thimbleby, “Design Creativity with Maths”, Gresham College (26 September, 2002). PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Computer Viruses”, Gresham College (21 March, 2002). Video PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Modern Cryptography”, Gresham College (28 February, 2002). Video PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Conventional Cryptography”, Gresham College (21 February, 2002). Video PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Future Computers”, Gresham College (24 January, 2002). Video PDF

H. Thimbleby, “From Henry Briggs to Modern Calculators”, Gresham College (29 November, 2001). Video PDF

H. Thimbleby, “The Computer Science of Everyday Things”, Gresham College (15 October, 2001). Video PDF

4.3. Unpublished keynotes

H. Thimbleby, “Risky digital healthcare — and how to fix it”, Risky Business, London (2018).

H. Thimbleby, “Human Factors in Cyber Security”, Accreditors’ Forum, National Cyber Security Centre (2018).

H. Thimbleby, “Overcoming the challenges of poor IT in hospitals”, Digital Health & Care and Safety of Connected Health: Improvement & Applications Conference (DICOH´┐Ż18), Warwick (2018).

H. Thimbleby, “The Simms Lecture: Overcoming the challenges of poor IT in hospitals”, Royal College of Physicians, Distinguished Lecture, York (2018).

H. Thimbleby, “Error is More Complex Than Ethics, and Widespread Confusion Leads to Preventable Deaths in Healthcare”, eHealth Workshop, Developments in ICT and Healthcare — Developments in ICT and Healthcare, London (2018).

H. Thimbleby, “To find the best balance of technology vs people, we must take´┐Żevaluation seriously”, AMIA 2017 Annual Symposium, Keynote, Washington, DC, USA (2017).

H. Thimbleby, “From Blame to Prison: Human Factors and Cybersecurity”, Clinical Engineering and IT Connectivity Group Conference, NHS National Performance Advisory Group, Keynote, Coventry (2017).

H. Thimbleby, “Defending nurses”, The Moth Theatre, Keynote, Seattle, USA (2017).

H. Thimbleby, “Cyber Health Thinking”, Cyber safety and resilience of connected health devices, Keynote, Royal Academy of Engineering, London (2017).

H. Thimbleby, “Computational Interaction from Formal Methods perspective”, Computational Interactivity, Keynote, Schloss Dagstuhl, Germany (2017).

H. Thimbleby, “Saving Lives Through Research in Healthcare, Computer Science and HCI”, M-iti Doctoral Symposium 2017, Keynote, Funchal, Madeira (2017). URL

H. Thimbleby, “Programming Healthcare Well”, Code Europe, Keynote, Warsaw, Poland (2017). URL

H. Thimbleby, “Human factors failings in the German Enigma design”, SFI (Studencki Festival Informatatyczny) Academic IT Festival, Keynote, Kraków, Poland (2017). URL

H. Thimbleby, “IT is the problem with healthcare”, SFI (Studencki Festival Informatatyczny) Academic IT Festival, Keynote, Kraków, Poland (2017). URL

H. Thimbleby, “Cyber Security Problems in One Hospital (and probably all of them)”, CHERISH-DE Cybersecurity Conference, Keynote, Swansea (2016).

H. Thimbleby, “Social network analysis and applications for designing better systems and doing better research”, International Conference on Engineering & MIS 2016, Keynote, Agadir, Morocco (2016).

H. Thimbleby, “Patient Stories”, ISCOME (International Society for Communication Science and Medicine) Workshop, Keynote, Lilienberg Unternehmerforum, Ermatingen, Switzerland (2016). URL

H. Thimbleby, “Digital Health Technologies for Safer and Better Care”, ISCOME (International Society for Communication Science and Medicine) Workshop, Keynote, Lilienberg Unternehmerforum, Ermatingen, Switzerland (2016). URL

H. Thimbleby, “Human Factors and Unreliable Blood Glucometers — How to Lose Staff”, Archimedes Workshop on Medical Device Security, Keynote, Michigan, USA (2016). URL

H. Thimbleby, “Human Factors and Unreliable Cryptography — How to Lose a War”, Department of Computer Science, University of Michigan, Keynote, Ann Arbor, USA (2016).

H. Thimbleby, “IT — Help or Hindrance?”, Past, Present and Future of Medicine, Joint Conference Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh and The Society of Acute Medicine, Keynote, Edinburgh (2016).

H. Thimbleby, “Human Factors Considerations for Future Design”, IPEM (Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine) Annual Conference, Keynote, Manchester (2016).

H. Thimbleby, “Why Don’t We Design Technology to Make Healthcare Safer?”, University of Hertfordshire School of Life and Medical Science Annual Conference, Keynote, Hertford (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “Human Error — Managing the Inevitable”, Norwich Anaesthesia Update, Keynote, Ipswich (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “Overcoming challenges of preventable error”, Weqas Annual Conference, Keynote, Cardiff (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “To err is human”, Infection Prevention Society Annual Conference, Keynote, Liverpool (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “The Simms Lecture: Overcoming the challenges of poor IT in hospitals”, Royal College of Physicians, Distinguished Lecture, York (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “From quality to safety in healthcare products, Chinese Academy of Engineering”, Keynote (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “Improving care through reporting incidents”, Grand Rounds lecture, Keynote, Princess of Wales Hospital (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “Beating error with formal methods”, 2nd Human-Oriented Formal Methods (HOFM) Workshop, Keynote, York (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “Incident Reporting”, Royal College of Physicians, Keynote, London (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “The Digital Health Revolution”, InfoLab at 10, Keynote, Lancaster University (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “Safer by Design”, Electronics & Software in Medical Devices Seminar with Regulatory Update, Keynote, Cardiff (2015).

R. Koppel & H. Thimbleby, “The Challenge of Computerisation in Hospitals: First do Less Harm”, Keynote, Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “Designing Technology to Make Healthcare Safer”, British Renal Society, Keynote, Leeds (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “How Safe Are Our Devices?”, North of England Intensive Care Society, Keynote, Darlington (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “The tragic fallibility of medical devices and what to do about it”, The Tri-Service Anaesthetic Society, Keynote, London (2014).

H. Thimbleby, “Collaborating with the NHS: How poor IT security helps us think more clearly about safety”, Collaborate 2014, Keynote (2014).

H. Thimbleby, “Cyber-security for Medical Devices”, Malvern Festival of Innovation, Keynote, Malvern, UK (2014).

H. Thimbleby, “Medical Devices and Human Factors: Better together, but a tragic separation”, NAMDET, Keynote, Manchester (2014).

H. Thimbleby, “Risk Management in Medical Devices”, Central Sterilisation Club, Keynote, Birmingham (2014).

H. Thimbleby, “The Computer as Team Player”, SHOT (Serious Hazards of Transfusion) Symposium, Keynote, Manchester (2014).

H. Thimbleby, “Safety and Security and Why They are so Hard to Achieve”, Archimedes Workshop on Medical Device Security, Keynote, Michigan, USA (2014). URL

H. Thimbleby, “CHI+MED: Multidisciplinary Computer-Human Interaction Research for the Design and Safe Use of Interactive Medical Devices”, Third Workshop on Technology for Health and Well Being (THAW), Keynote, Glasgow (2014).

H. Thimbleby, “How Safe is Our Equipment”, ACTA, Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthetists, Keynote, London (2014).

H. Thimbleby, “Engineering to Help Manage Error”, The contribution of engineering to peri-operative patient safety, Keynote, Royal Academy of Engineering, London (2014).

H. Thimbleby, “System Causes of Error, and How to Start Fixing Them”, NAMDET: National Association of Medical Device Educators & Trainers, Keynote, London (2013).

H. Thimbleby, “Engineering-out Errors in Drug Administration”, Hospital Pharmacy Europe, Keynote, Birmingham (2013).

H. Thimbleby, “Better Medical Devices and Systems”, Completing the Picture, Keynote, Glasgow (2013).

R. Koppel & H. Thimbleby, “Unsafe in Any Bed”, Keynote, Taliesin Theatre, Swansea (2013).

H. Thimbleby, “Widespread Errors are Fixable by Better Design”, Medical Equipment Libraries Forum, Blackpool (2012).

H. Thimbleby, “Safe Interaction”, IFIP WG 10.4, Rockport, Massachusetts (2012).

H. Thimbleby, “Improving Medicines Safety with New Technology”, Royal Pharmaceutical Society Medicines Safety Symposium, Keynote, London (2012).

H. Thimbleby, “Blindspots and Safer Medical Systems”, DesignMed Europe, Keynote, Stuttgart, Germany (2012).

H. Thimbleby, “Widespread Errors are Fixable by Better Design”, 15th National Biomedical and Clinical Engineering Conference, Keynote, Birmingham (2011).

H. Thimbleby, “Dependable User Interfaces — Avoiding Computer-provoked “Human Error” in Medical Systems”, 24th IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems (CBMS 2011), Keynote, Bristol, England (2011).

H. Thimbleby, “Safer Health IT”, Aspiring to Clinical Excellence Conference, Guild of Healthcare Pharmacists/UK Clinical Pharmacy Association, 7th Joint National Conference, Nottingham (2011).

H. Thimbleby, “Looking Beyond ‘Human Error’ to its Causes and Prevention”, Scottish Intensive Care Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Keynote, St. Andrews, Scotland (2011).

H. Thimbleby, “Looking Beyond ‘Human Error’ to its Causes”, Symposium on Patient Safety and Clinical Decision Making, Keynote, p. 2, Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh, Scotland (2011).

H. Thimbleby, “Looking Beyond ‘Human Error’ to its Causes”, Scottish Clinical Skills Network, Keynote, Dundee, Scotland (2010).

H. Thimbleby, “History of Key Issues (in formal methods for HCI)”, IFIP WG 2.7, London (2010).

H. Thimbleby, “Reducing Designed-in Errors in Interactive Medical Devices”, 2009 Health and Life Sciences Symposium, Keynote, Phoenix, Arizona (2009).

H. Thimbleby, “Teaching HCI to Make it Come Alive”, Human-Computer Interaction Educators, HCIEd, Keynote, Rome (2008). URL

H. Thimbleby, “Models of Reactive Systems and Their Complex Interactive Behaviour”, Brain Computer Interaction: PASCAL Workshop 2007—BCI Meets HCI, Keynote (2007).

H. Thimbleby, “HCI and Ethics”, EPSRC Loughborough Workshop on the Future of HCI (2007).

H. Thimbleby, “Making Formal Methods Work in HCI”, 1st International Workshop on Formal Methods for Interactive Systems, Keynote, Macau (2006).

H. Thimbleby, “The Lansdown Lecture”, London (2006).

H. Thimbleby, “Highly Interactive Mathematical User Interfaces”, Mathematical User-Interfaces Workshop, Fifth Mathematical Knowledge Management Conference, Keynote (2006).

H. Thimbleby, “The Computer Science of Everyday Things”, Faculty Lecture, Keynote, Glasgow University (2006).

H. Thimbleby, “Digital Stories”, ESRC Workshop on Universal Access, Keynote, London (2006).

H. Thimbleby, “Designing for Usability”, CIRCUA ESRC Conference (2005).

H. Thimbleby, “Weapons of Maths Construction”, BT Science and Technology Seminar (2005).

H. Thimbleby, “Weapons of Maths Construction”, Computing Science New Year Lecture, Glasgow University (2005).

H. Thimbleby, “Knowing Computer Technology”, Christians in Science Annual Conference, Keynote, Sheffield (2004).

H. Thimbleby, “Quality Research and Ethics”, EPSRC ‘EQUAL’ Conference, Keynote, London (2004).

H. Thimbleby, “Design Probes”, Xootic Symposium on Pervasive Computing, Keynote (2001).

H. Thimbleby, “Symmetry and Affordance”, Xootic Symposium on Pervasive Computing, Keynote (2001).

H. Thimbleby, “Just Programming”, Sixth International Conference on Object-Oriented Information Systems, OOIS2000, Keynote (2000).

H. Thimbleby, “Killer User Interfaces”, WAP und Mobile eCommerce, Keynote, Frankfurt (2000).

H. Thimbleby, “What is The Computer Medium?”, Multi-viewpoint, Shaping the Human-Computer Interface, Keynote, Design Research Society Conference (1998).

H. Thimbleby, “Future Internet Issues”, Internet: Opportunity or Threat?, Keynote, Institute of World Concerns, Coventry (1996).

H. Thimbleby, “3D Creativity for the Web”, International Conference, 3D and Multimedia, WWW and Networks, Keynote (1996). URL

H. Thimbleby, “The Challenge of Technological Hubris”, ϵτ’94 Conference, Keynote, CCTA (Government Office: Government Centre for Information Systems (1994).

H. Thimbleby, “Can Humans Think?”, The Ergonomics Society Annual Lecture, The Ergonomics Society Lecture, Keynote (1991).

4.4. Invited conference presentations

H. Thimbleby, “Human error and healthcare systems”, Computer Science and Law Engagement, Swansea (2017).

H. Thimbleby, “Human Factors in Medicine”, Never Events Workshop, Abertawe Bro Morgannwg NHS University Health Board Morriston Hospital (2017).

H. Thimbleby, “Taking The Agenda Forward”, Digital Futures in health & wellbeing — can public services survive without them?, Swansea (2017).

H. Thimbleby, “A Crisis To Be Avoided”, Patient Safety Week, Abertawe Bro Morgannwg NHS University Health Board Singleton Hospital (2017).

H. Thimbleby, “Human Factors: Another view”, Human Factors, UK Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) Stakeholder Event, London (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “System causes of error and how to start fixing them”, Glasgow University (2013).

H. Thimbleby, “Using ICT for safer and more effective healthcare”, Grenoble Interdisciplinary Days 2013, Grenoble (2013).

H. Thimbleby, “Our equipment isn’t safe, and how to start fixing it”, Advanced Critical Care Practitioners 1st National Conference, Royal College of Anaesthetists, London (2013).

H. Thimbleby, “Bad Design to Die For”, TEDx River Tawe (2013).

H. Thimbleby, “Human error is not the problem”, Central Sterilising Club Annual Scientific Meeting, Bristol, UK (2013).

H. Thimbleby, “The science of HCI”, Designing Digital Futures Workshops, Sony, Pencoed (2011).

H. Thimbleby, “The science of HCI”, Designing Digital Futures Workshops, Ty Menai, Bangor (2011).

H. Thimbleby, “Poor system design: A hidden problem in patient safety”, Aberdeen University/NHS Grampian Patient Safety Guest Lecture Series (2010).

R. Beale & H. Thimbleby, “Saving people by design”, E-Health Insider Conference, Birmingham (2010).

H. Thimbleby, “History of Key Issues, and Why We are Failing”, IFIP WG 2.7/13.4 User Interface Engineering, Open Problems in User Interface Engineering Workshop, London (2009).

H. Thimbleby, “State Machine Engineering”, IFIP WG 2.7/13.4 User Interface Engineering, Open Problems in User Interface Engineering Workshop, London (2009).

H. Thimbleby, “Error and misplaced liability for error at the sharp end”, 2nd. European Workshop on Education and Training for Patient Safety, University of Warwick (2009).

H. Thimbleby, “The National Research Scene”, EPSRC Workshop on Grand Challenges in Information Driven Health (2009).

H. Thimbleby, “Interactive medical devices”, Clinical Systems Improvement Open Seminar, Warwick Medical School (2009).

H. Thimbleby, “Devices don’t detect errors: What if they could?”, Workshop on Interactive Medical Devices, UCL (2009).

H. Thimbleby, “Grand Challenges in Human Error”, Natural Computing Applications Forum, NCAF (2009).

H. Thimbleby, “Grand Challenges in eHealth”, Panel, ACM CHI, Boston, USA (2009).

H. Thimbleby, “Understanding Interactive Medical Devices”, MediWales Seminar, Cardiff (2009).

H. Thimbleby, “Understanding and Reducing Designed-in IT Errors in Healthcare”, Hospital of the Future Workshop, Oxford University (2008).

H. Thimbleby, “New Approaches to Dosage Calculation and How They Can Reduce Errors”, Healthcare Extensions Technologies, UCL, London (2008).

H. Thimbleby, “TippingPoint Germany 2008”, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and British Council, Berlin (2008).

H. Thimbleby, “Data Collection at the Bedside—Clinical Information Collection in the 21st Century”, RCP Joint Specialist Society Clinical Effectiveness Forum, Royal College of Physicians, London (2008).

H. Thimbleby, “User Generated Content: The Grand Challenges”, Royal Society/National Research Foundation South African Workshop on User Generated Content for Developing Countries, Cape Town (2008).

H. Thimbleby, “Lecture series: TATA Excellence in Computer Science Week”, Pune, India (2008).

H. Thimbleby, “Powerful interactive calculators”, TECHFEST, Mumbai (2008).

H. Thimbleby, “Architects or Builders?”, HCIed 2008: Architecting The Future, Rome (2008).

H. Thimbleby, “Digital Stories”, Royal Society/NRF Conference, User-Generated Content Systems and Services for Developing Country Contexts, Cape Town, South Africa (2008).

H. Thimbleby, “Building the Future with Weapons of Maths Construction”, Glasgow University Lecture, Glasgow (2006).

H. Thimbleby, “Schools Lecture”, Glasgow University Lecture, Glasgow (2006).

H. Thimbleby, “Alterando il destino dell‘umanità”, Due Mondi Spoleto Festival, Italy (2005).

H. Thimbleby, “Creative future technologies”, The Creative Technology Sector and Near Future Workshop, Colwyn Bay (2005).

H. Thimbleby, “Future Relation of People and Computers”, Swansea Science Café (2005).

H. Thimbleby, “Tenantspin & tagging”, Cardiff Festival of Creative Technology (2005).

H. Thimbleby, “Bring the past to life and preserve today for tomorrow”, National Waterfront Museum (2005).

H. Thimbleby, “Multidisciplinary Research”, 20 Years of HCI, Loughborough (2004).

H. Thimbleby, “Communicating Science Honestly”, Royal Society/British Association Conference on Communicating Science, London (2004).

H. Thimbleby, “Interactive Television”, Londonone: iTV Conference, London (2002).

H. Thimbleby, “From Logs to Calculators”, 1000 Years of British Mathematics, Royal Institution (2001).

H. Thimbleby, “UCL Interaction Centre”, Natural History Museum, London (2001).

H. Thimbleby, “Automating Manuals”, Bluecoat Conference, London (2001).

H. Thimbleby, “AI as Applied Justice”, Feats and Frontiers, An International AI Symposium in Memory of Sidney Michaelson, Edinburgh (2001).

H. Thimbleby, “Justice and Programming”, IFIP 9.2.2, Namur, Belgium (2001).

H. Thimbleby, “UK HCI: Public and Private Thoughts”, Fourth Workshop on Effective Training and Education in HCI (2001).

H. Thimbleby, “Computer Viruses, Trojans and Cryptography: The Issues”, National Residential Conference for Heads of Information Technology and Computing in Further Education Colleges (2001).

P. Cairns & H. Thimbleby, “Thoughts on User Interface Patterns”, Patterns in Human Computer Interaction, IFIP WG13.2/BCS HCI Group (2000).

H. Thimbleby, “Trust Panel”, ACM CHI, Amsterdam (2000).

H. Thimbleby, “Mobile Phones”, Design for Usability, London (2000).

H. Thimbleby, “Handheld and Ubiquitous Computing, HUC2k”, EPSRC Workshop (2000).

H. Thimbleby, “User Centred Tools”, Workshop on User Centred Design, Interact’99, Edinburgh (1999).

H. Thimbleby, “Commentary on P. Ladkin’s “Ursachenanalyse von Unglücksfällen in Luftverkehr””, Natur, Gesetz, Naturgesetz: Historiche und Zeitgenössische Perspektiven (Conference on Natural Law: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives), Max Planck Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte (Max Plank Institute for the History of Science), Bad Homburg (1999).

P. Duquenoy & H. Thimbleby, “Justice and Design”, IFIP 9.2.2, Namur, Belgium (1999).

H. Thimbleby, “Internet Ethics”, IFIP 9.2.2 Namur (1998).

H. Thimbleby, “Making Computing Exciting”, First Workshop on the Design of Hypermedia, CERN, Geneva (1998).

H. Thimbleby, “Panel”, Workshop on User Interfaces for Theorem Provers, Eindhoven (1998).

H. Thimbleby, “Internet and Unity”, Unity’97: Multicultural Festival for European Year Against Racism (1997).

H. Thimbleby, “Visualising The Future”, BT, Martlesham (1997).

H. Thimbleby, “Internet and Unity”, Unity’97: Multicultural Festival for European Year Against Racism (1997).

H. Thimbleby, “Personal Boundaries/Global Stage”, IEE 20/20 Vision Conference on Morality in the Information Society (1997).

H. Thimbleby, “Internet Ethics”, Edinburgh International Science Festival (1997).

H. Thimbleby, “Interactive devices”, Science Prestige Lecture, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand (1997).

H. Thimbleby, “EPSRC Panel”, BCS Conference on People and Computers, HCI’97, Bristol (1997).

H. Thimbleby, “Systematic Web Authoring”, The Missing Link: Hypermedia Usability Research & The Web, Open University (1996).

H. Thimbleby, “Digital cryptography”, Edinburgh International Science Festival (1996).

H. Thimbleby, “Benjamin Franklin”, Conference of Professors and Heads of Electrical Engineering (1996).

H. Thimbleby, “Future of the Internet”, Science Engineering Technology, SET’96 (1996).

H. Thimbleby, “3D Illusions”, Science Engineering Technology, SET’96 (1996).

H. Thimbleby, “Computers and Communications”, British Association for Advancement of Science Annual Conference, Newcastle (1995).

H. Thimbleby, “Calculators: Controversy & Deception”, Edinburgh International Science Festival (1995).

H. Thimbleby, “3D Pictures”, Edinburgh International Science Festival (1994).

H. Thimbleby, “Autostereograms”, Use Your Head Society (1994).

H. Thimbleby, “‘Fifth Generation’ User Interfaces: The Way Ahead For Complex Systems”, BCS Conference on People and Computers, HCI’94 Demonstration Session (1994).

M. A. Addison & H. Thimbleby, “Hyperdoc Demonstration”, BCS Conference on People and Computers, HCI’94 Demonstration Session (1994).

H. Thimbleby, “Interaction Style”, BCS Electronic Publishing Specialist Group Conference (1993).

H. Thimbleby, “New Consumer Interfaces”, BCS Conference on People and Computers, Industrial Programme, vol. VIII (1993).

H. Thimbleby, “Formulating Usability”, Workshop on Formal Methods for the Design of Interactive Systems, York (1993).

H. Thimbleby, “Science for Technophobics”, Edinburgh International Science Festival (1993).

H. Thimbleby, “Designing Easy to Use Gadgets”, IEE Surrey Region AGM Lecture (1993).

H. Thimbleby, “Why Are Children Better At Using Video Recorders Than Their Parents?”, British Association for Advancement of Science Annual Conference, Bristol (1993).

H. Thimbleby, “Usability by Design”, Conference on Open Systems, Scottish Enterprise/Forth Valley Enterprise Conference (1992).

H. Thimbleby, “Principles for User Enhanceable Systems”, Department of Trade and Industry User Enhanceable Systems Programme, London (1992).

H. Thimbleby, “Human Computer Interfaces”, The Scottish Computer Show, Glasgow (1992).

H. Thimbleby, “Video Recorders Adults Can Use”, Edinburgh International Science Festival, Edinburgh (1992).

H. Thimbleby, “New Approaches to Design”, Second Joint Research Council Summer School, London (1991).

H. Thimbleby, “HyperCard: An Object-Oriented Disappointment”, Joint meeting of BCS HCI and OOPS Specialist Groups, Glasgow (1991).

H. Thimbleby, “The Main Problem in HCI”, Panel Session, BCS Conference on People and Computers, HCI’91, Edinburgh (1991).

H. Thimbleby, “Computers Have No ‘Special Needs’ Yet They Can Hardly Use Anything”, Workshop on Human-Computer Interaction and Users with Special Needs, York (1991).

H. Thimbleby, “Computer Viruses or Free Speech?”, Edinburgh International Science Festival (1991).

H. Thimbleby, “JCI Database (software demonstration)?”, Joint Research Councils’ Initiative Meeting (1991).

H. Thimbleby, “Humans are Computers Too!”, Edinburgh International Science Festival (1991).

H. Thimbleby, “Artificial Life”, St. Andrew’s Diocesan Conference (1990).

H. Thimbleby, “Bugs in HyperCard”, Joint Research Council Summer School, Edinburgh (1990).

H. Thimbleby, “Putting Computer Viruses to Good Use!”, Edinburgh International Science Festival (1990).

H. Thimbleby, “Using Menus”, Scottish HyperCard Users’ Group Meeting (1990).

H. Thimbleby, “Panel”, Edinburgh International Science Festival (1990).

H. Thimbleby, “Information Technology: High Technology and a Risk Activity”, Comett Workshop, Montpellier (1990).

H. Thimbleby, “Computer Viruses (panel)”, Second International Artificial Life Conference, Santa Fe, USA (1990).

H. Thimbleby, “Computer Viruses”, Computer Support for Teaching Workshop, Stirling University (1989).

H. Thimbleby, “Simple Algebraic Properties of Interfaces”, Reasoning about Interaction, Alvey Workshop, York (1989).

H. Thimbleby, “Bugs”, Edinburgh International Science Festival (1989).

H. Thimbleby, “User vs Designer: The Case of Bugs”, Computers—Visions for the Future, Canon Research Europe (1989).

H. Thimbleby, “Formal Methods in HCI”, IFIP Workshop (1989).

H. Thimbleby, “User Models”, BCS Conference on Expert Systems’88, Brighton (1988).

H. Thimbleby, “Author’s Cross Referencing”, BCS Software Engineering Specialist Group, Manchester (1988).

H. Thimbleby, “SIRUP: A SIR Utility Program”, Elliott Computer Users’ Group Annual Meeting (1976).

4.5. Invited lectures, webinars and seminars

H. Thimbleby, “Digital and cybersecurity chaos in healthcare — and fixing it?”, Queen Mary University of London (2018).

H. Thimbleby, “Healthcare at the interface”, British Computer Society ICT Ethics Specialist Group, London (2018).

H. Thimbleby, “Modern lessons from the German Enigma”, University of Michigan, USA (2017).

H. Thimbleby, “Fixing healthcare IT”, University of Michigan, USA (2017).

H. Thimbleby, “Fixing bugs in Healthcare”, University of Bonn, Germany (2017).

H. Thimbleby, “Clear thinking about IT in Healthcare”, Manchester University, UK (2017).

H. Thimbleby, “Challenging how we think about IT for improving and protecting the nation’s health”, Public Health England, Porton Down (2016).

H. Thimbleby, “Incentivising the quality of software, hardware and systems”, Cyber safety and resilience: Strengthening the digital systems that support critical infrastructure and the internet of things, Royal Academy of Engineering, London (2016).

H. Thimbleby, “Opportunities for research in Health IT”, Toulouse, France (2016).

H. Thimbleby, “Outside In: Health-Tech Continuum”, Politico TV, Washington DC, USA (2015).

R. Koppel & H. Thimbleby, “Critical Issues in Electronic Health Record (EHR) Patient Safety”, SafetyLeaders.org webinar (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “The best way to improve healthcare is to improve programmers”, Høyteknologisenteret i Bergen, Norway (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “The World War II Enigma and its Human Factors lessons”, University of Bergen, Norway (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “Devices are not equally safe: Buy and use them carefully”, National Medical Devices Safety Network, NHS Webex (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “Failure of medical device regulation”, Cambridge University (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “Human Factors and missed solutions to WWII Enigma design weaknesses”, Cambridge University (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “Medical devices”, Agora, Swansea (2014).

H. Thimbleby, “Healthcare’s IT Crisis, Informatics Grand Rounds Lecture”, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore (2014).

H. Thimbleby, “Computers and Devices as Team Players in Hospitals???”, San Francisco General Hospital, California (2014).

H. Thimbleby, “At Least You Can Trust Your Calculator — Or Can You?”, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore (2014).

H. Thimbleby, “The World War II Engima: Avoidable bad design that lost a war”, Swansea Sketty Club (2014).

H. Thimbleby, “Overview of Human-Computer Interaction”, Lingnan University, Hong Kong (2014).

H. Thimbleby, “Safer healthcare IT”, Microsoft Research, UK (2014).

H. Thimbleby, “Safer Healthcare IT”, Cambridge University (2014).

H. Thimbleby, “Safety versus Security in Healthcare IT”, Cambridge University (2014).

P. Masci & H. Thimbleby, “Broken Interfaces”, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), MD, USA (2014).

H. Thimbleby, “Safety and the Design of Devices”, Royal College of Physicians, London (2013).

H. Thimbleby, “Improving Healthcare for Everyone by Understanding Humans and Technology”, Lingnan University, Hong Kong (2013).

H. Thimbleby, “Improving Healthcare for Everyone”, Hong Kong Ergonomics Society, Hong Kong (2013).

H. Thimbleby, “Toast to the College”, Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh (2013).

H. Thimbleby, “Security and Safety Overlaps”, Reykjavik University, Iceland (2013).

H. Thimbleby, “Testing Safe Interaction”, TEDx (2013).

H. Thimbleby, “Identifying fixable problems in healthcare IT”, Mater Dei Hospital, Malta (2013).

H. Thimbleby, “Designing to Make Error Visible”, University of Malta (2013).

H. Thimbleby, “Social Network Analysis and Interactive Device Design Analysis”, Networks Research Group, Swansea University (2013).

H. Thimbleby, “Traffic lights for medical device input”, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), MD, USA (2013).

H. Thimbleby, “Human Error Is Not The Problem”, University of Kentucky, KY, USA (2013).

H. Thimbleby, “Human Error Is Not The Problem”, University of Maryland, MD, USA (2013).

H. Thimbleby, “Human Error Is Not The Problem”, University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA (2013).

H. Thimbleby, “Human Error Is Not The Problem”, Fraunhofer Institute, Mannheim, Germany (2012).

H. Thimbleby, “Interactive Numbers”, SRI International, San Francisco (2012).

H. Thimbleby, “Welsh Computer Science”, Wales Science Advisory Committee (2012).

H. Thimbleby, “Re-affordance — Taking affordance into interaction”, Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute (2012).

H. Thimbleby, “Designing safer medical devices”, Queen Mary, London (2012).

H. Thimbleby, “Thinking about Computers”, A*Star (Agency for Science, Technology and Research), Singapore (2012).

H. Thimbleby, “Safer Medical Systems”, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (2012).

H. Thimbleby, “Numbers, Numbers Everywhere, and None you can Trust — Not Yet!”, Cardiff Scientific Society (2011).

H. Thimbleby, “Avoiding death by computer”, Swansea Science Café (2011).

H. Thimbleby, “Computer Science”, Cadbury College, Birmingham (2011).

H. Thimbleby, “‘Human error’ in Automated Medical Systems”, BCS Mid Wales AGM (2011).

H. Thimbleby, “Designing Safer Systems”, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (2011).

H. Thimbleby, “Seeing Bugs in Systems”, Fudan University (2011).

H. Thimbleby, “Designing Safer Systems”, Nanjing University (2011).

H. Thimbleby, “Computer Systems and Human Error”, UCL (2011).

H. Thimbleby, “Computational approaches to reducing error”, Stanford Research Institute (2011).

H. Thimbleby, “Avoiding computer-provoked ‘human error’ in medical systems”, Health Sciences and Technology, MIT (2011).

H. Thimbleby, “Tools and techniques for analysing medical devices”, UCL (2011).

H. Thimbleby, “Interactive numbers”, City University (2011).

H. Thimbleby, “Helping industry, Helping healthcare, Doing engineering, Pushing science?”, UCL (2011).

H. Thimbleby, “Rules for dependable number entry”, UCL (2011).

H. Thimbleby, “Unseen bugs: Reducing mortality”, Brunel University (2011).

H. Thimbleby, “Num63r bug5”, Sussex University (2011).

H. Thimbleby, “Reducing Mortality from IT Bugs”, University of California at Berkeley (2011).

H. Thimbleby, “Using digital stories for research and learning”, George Ewart Evans Centre for Storytelling, Glamorgan (2010).

H. Thimbleby, “From machine guns to traffic lights”, Middlesex University (2010).

H. Thimbleby, “Problems in human error—Problems are everywhere”, University of Cardiff (2010).

H. Thimbleby, “Safer by numbers”, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, USA (2010).

H. Thimbleby, “Impossible Errors”, Cognitive Match, London (2010).

H. Thimbleby, “Science fights ignorance and computer science saves lives (or you should stay out of hospital until it does)”, Christ College Brecon (2009).

H. Thimbleby, “Enjoying and Getting Research Degrees Reliably”, Editorial Talk for for the Department of Computer Science, Swansea University (2009).

H. Thimbleby, “Misunderstood human error and some consequences”, Psychology Department, Swansea University (2009).

H. Thimbleby, “Avoiding death by computer”, University of Pennsylvania (2009).

H. Thimbleby, “Killer applications? Simple but widespread programming problems that are usually ignored”, MIT (2009).

H. Thimbleby, “Devices encourage errors—What if they detected them too?”, University of Texas at Houston (2009).

H. Thimbleby, “Keynote notes”, Apple Computer, Pittsburgh (2009).

H. Thimbleby, “Killer applications in hospitals”, University of Manchester (2009).

H. Thimbleby, “Saving lives with science”, Royal Society (2009).

H. Thimbleby, “From research to writing”, UCL (2009).

H. Thimbleby, “Dependable interactive devices, why we need them, how to get them”, UCL (2009).

H. Thimbleby, “Moving from user interface design to interaction programming”, MIT (2009).

H. Thimbleby, “How CS is science”, Royal Society (2009).

H. Thimbleby, “Avoiding designed-in errors in interactive medical devices”, Engineering Department, University of Cambridge (2009).

H. Thimbleby, “User error—The interaction programming view”, University of Texas at Houston (2009).

H. Thimbleby, “Interactive medical device design”, Georgia Tech, Atlanta (2009).

H. Thimbleby, “Best of people and computers”, Georgia Tech, Atlanta (2009).

H. Thimbleby, “Interaction programming in use”, Microsoft Research, Bangalore (2008).

H. Thimbleby, “Desiging Interactive Systems”, Bombay Indian Institute of Technology (BIIT), Mumbai (2008).

H. Thimbleby, “Keeping People Alive with CS & HCI”, Visible Lunch, Swansea University (2008).

H. Thimbleby, “Life, death & computer science”, Aberystwyth (2008).

H. Thimbleby, “Life & death issues with compiling”, Wolverhampton (2008).

H. Thimbleby, “Reducing designed-in errors”, Birmingham University (2008).

H. Thimbleby, “Understanding designed-in errors in interactive devices”, Newcastle University (2008).

H. Thimbleby, “Problems and Solutions with “Simple” Interactive Devices”, Stanford University, CS 47: Seminar on People, Computers and Design (19 January, 2007). Video

H. Thimbleby, “The Usability of Medical Devices”, University of Bielefeld, Germany (2007).

H. Thimbleby, “A New Slice of Cheese”, University of Surrey (2007).

H. Thimbleby, “Improving Interactive Systems”, Hamilton Institute, Ireland (2007).

H. Thimbleby, “A New Sort of Calculator”, University of California at Berkeley (2007).

H. Thimbleby, “A New Sort of Calculator”, MIT (2007).

H. Thimbleby, “A New Sort of Calculator”, Tufts University, Boston, USA (2007).

H. Thimbleby, “Problems and Solutions with Simple Interactive Devices”, (2007).

H. Thimbleby, “Digital Stories”, Stanford University, USA (2007).

H. Thimbleby, “Press On”, Taliesin Theatre, Swansea (2007).

H. Thimbleby, “Thinking out of the Computer Science Cargo Cult Box”, St. Andrews University (2006).

H. Thimbleby, “The Cargo Cult of Everyday Computing (And a Cure)”, St. Andrews University (2006).

H. Thimbleby, “The Cargo Cult of Mobile Phones (And a Cure)”, St. Andrews University (2006).

H. Thimbleby, “The Cargo Cult of Calculators (And a Cure)”, St. Andrews University (2006).

H. Thimbleby, “The Cargo Cult of Scientific Computing (And a Cure)”, St. Andrews University (2006).

H. Thimbleby, “Science Café”, Welsh National Eisteddfod (2006).

H. Thimbleby, “Calculators”, Welsh National Eisteddfod (2006).

H. Thimbleby, “Schools Lecture”, Glasgow University (2006).

H. Thimbleby, “Hands-on calculators”, National Waterfront Museum, Wales (2006).

H. Thimbleby, “Interaction Technology and Its Impact on Science”, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) (2006).

H. Thimbleby, “Digital Stories for UCD”, Microsoft Research Cambridge (2006).

H. Thimbleby, “Reliable software publishing”, Newcastle University (2006).

H. Thimbleby, “Science Café”, Swansea (2006).

H. Thimbleby, “New Computer User Interfaces”, St. Andrews University (2006).

H. Thimbleby, “A chance to change the world with a new user interface”, Nottingham University (2005).

H. Thimbleby, “New approaches to interaction: the case of the calculator”, with W. Thimbleby, Cardiff University (2005).

H. Thimbleby, “Bad (computer) Science”, Bangor University (2005).

H. Thimbleby, “Varieties of HCI”, UCL (2005).

H. Thimbleby, “Cargo Cult Computer Science”, Glasgow University (2005).

H. Thimbleby & W. Thimbleby, “New Calculators”, London Knowledge Laboratory (2005).

H. Thimbleby & W. Thimbleby, “New Calculators”, Oxford University (2005).

H. Thimbleby, “See the future … Tomorrow’s technology today”, Exhibition in National Waterfront Museum (2005).

H. Thimbleby, “Building the Future with Weapons of Maths Construction”, Glasgow University Lecture (2005).

H. Thimbleby, “Computer Programming”, Hampstead Scientific Society, London (2004).

H. Thimbleby, “Mobile Phones”, London Nautical School (2004).

H. Thimbleby, “Building the Future with Weapons of Maths Construction”, Open University (2004).

H. Thimbleby, “Fixing Calculators”, Newcastle University (2004).

H. Thimbleby, “Cargo Cult Computer Science”, Open University (2004).

H. Thimbleby, “User Interface Design”, Lancaster University (2003).

H. Thimbleby, “Doing computer science better”, Birkbeck College (2003).

H. Thimbleby, “How and why to make computer science better”, Brunel University (2003).

H. Thimbleby, “Safer Calculators”, UCL Lunch Time Lecture (2003).

H. Thimbleby, “Digital Cryptography”, UCL Science Society (2003).

H. Thimbleby, “Maths in Action”, Royal Institution, London (2003).

H. Thimbleby, “Warfare and Modern Cryptogrpahy”, UCL Science Society, London (2003).

H. Thimbleby, “Mobile Phones”, St. Paul’s Girls School, London (2002).

H. Thimbleby, “Computer Science of Everyday Things”, Otago University, New Zealand (2002).

H. Thimbleby, “Tour of New Zealand Universities: Talks On Computer Science Research and Cryptography”, Lecture Tour, 10 lectures, in each NZ university (2002).

H. Thimbleby, “Symmetry”, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (2002).

H. Thimbleby, “Revolting calculators”, Invariant Society, Oxford University (2002).

H. Thimbleby, “Public Key Cryptography”, Middlesex University (2002).

H. Thimbleby, “Hands-on Cryptography: How the Internet Changes the Rules”, Science Centre, Mathematical & Physical Sciences Faculty Lecture, UCL (2002).

H. Thimbleby, “Justice and Programming”, BCS Ethics Committee, London (2001).

H. Thimbleby, “Ubiquitous Computing and The Challenge of Global Justice”, Regent’s Park College (Oxford University) series in Technology and Culture from a Christian Perspective (2001).

H. Thimbleby, “Affordance & Symmetry”, Human-Computer Interaction Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, USA (2001).

H. Thimbleby, “Ticket Machines and Ubiquitous Computing”, Aware Home Research Initiative, Georgia Institute of Technology (2001).

H. Thimbleby, “Symmetry”, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA (2001).

H. Thimbleby, “User Interface Design”, George Mason University, USA (2001).

H. Thimbleby, “Challenges in HCI”, Tufts University, Boston, USA (2001).

H. Thimbleby, “Future Personal Technologies”, Tufts University, Boston, USA (2001).

H. Thimbleby, “Symmetry & Affordance”, University of Cape Town, South Africa (2001).

H. Thimbleby, “Ubiquitous User Interfaces”, University of Bath (2001).

H. Thimbleby, “Computer Science and Everyday Things”, de Montfort University (2001).

H. Thimbleby, “Affordance and User Interface Design”, University College London (2001).

H. Thimbleby, “Computer Ethics”, House of Lords, London (2000).

H. Thimbleby, “Computer Science of Everyday Things”, Stellenbosch University, South Africa (2000).

H. Thimbleby, “The Crisis in Computer Science”, Stellenbosch University, South Africa (2000).

H. Thimbleby, “Contributions from Computing”, University of South Africa (2000).

H. Thimbleby, “Computer Science of Everyday Things”, University of Cape Town, South Africa (2000).

H. Thimbleby, “Computer Science of Everyday Things”, Cambridge University (2000).

H. Thimbleby, “Interaction Design”, University of York (2000).

H. Thimbleby, “Interaction Design”, Microsoft Research, Cambridge (2000).

P. Cairns & H. Thimbleby, “Computer Viruses”, Kings College London (1999).

H. Thimbleby, “On Discerning Users”, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden (1999).

H. Thimbleby, “Inspiration, Insight, Influence”, Rutgers University, USA (1999).

H. Thimbleby, “Interactive Design”, Centre for Electronic Arts, London (1999).

H. Thimbleby, “Analytic Approaches to User Interfaces”, Southampton University (1999).

H. Thimbleby, “Creative and Effective Design: A Critique of the Culture of Amazing Technology”, BCS Evening Lecture at University of West of England (1998).

H. Thimbleby, “Ethics of the Internet”, Guildford Cathedral Lecture (1998).

H. Thimbleby, “Magic Pictures”, Courtyard Arts, Hertford (1998).

H. Thimbleby, “Dangerous Toys”, IEE Surrey Region AGM Lecture (1998).

H. Thimbleby, “Calculators and the Imagination”, IEE Science, Education and Technology Division Lecture (1998).

H. Thimbleby, “The Internet and the Global Stage”, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Victoria, Australia (1998).

H. Thimbleby, “3D Vision”, National Association for Gifted Children (1998).

H. Thimbleby, “Internet Ethics and Security”, VIP Briefing, Investment Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (1998).

H. Thimbleby, “System Design”, Evening lecture, The Oxford Trust (1998).

H. Thimbleby, “Internet Evenings”, Chambers of Commerce, Haringey, North London (1998).

H. Thimbleby, “Morality and the Information Society”, Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University College, London (1998).

H. Thimbleby, “Gadgets: Fun or Dangerous?”, Interactive Information Institute and Centre for Design, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Victoria, Australia (1998).

H. Thimbleby, “Java: A Critique”, Melbourne University, Victoria, Australia (1998).

H. Thimbleby, “The Internet”, Warwick University Information Systems Seminar (1998).

H. Thimbleby, “Java”, Calgary University (1997).

H. Thimbleby, “Web Authoring”, University of Waikato (1997).

H. Thimbleby, “Web Authoring”, University of Christchurch (1997).

H. Thimbleby, “Web Authoring and Java”, Queen Mary & Westfield College (1997).

H. Thimbleby, “User Interfaces”, Cheltenham & Gloucester College (1997).

H. Thimbleby, “Cryptography”, St. Alban’s School (1997).

H. Thimbleby, “Calculators”, Canon Research Europe (1997).

H. Thimbleby, “Internet Ethics”, Shirley Methodist Church, Christchurch, New Zealand (1997).

H. Thimbleby, “Internet Ethics”, Reading UCCF (1996).

H. Thimbleby, “Cryptography”, Southgate Amateur Radio Club (1996).

H. Thimbleby, “The Internet Debate”, Huddersfield University (1996).

H. Thimbleby, “From Faxing to Flying: Guaranteeing Better and Safer Systems”, Philips Research Labs, Reading (1996).

H. Thimbleby, “Future of the Internet”, lecture at SET’96, London (1996).

H. Thimbleby, “3D Illusions”, lecture at SET’96, London (1996).

H. Thimbleby, “Generating Hypertext Automatically”, University College London (Computer Science) (1995).

H. Thimbleby, “The Internet: Its Use and Abuse”, IMechE (Greater London Branch) Evening Lecture, London (1995).

H. Thimbleby, “From Faxing to Flying: Guaranteeing Better and Safer Systems”, IEE Evening Lecture, London (1995).

H. Thimbleby, “Mathematical Approaches to Hypertext”, Centre for Electronic Arts (1995).

H. Thimbleby, “Tools for the World Wide Web”, University College London (Ergonomics Unit) (1995).

H. Thimbleby, “Opening the IT Department”, Bilton Grange School, Rugby (1995).

H. Thimbleby, “A New Calculator And Why It Is Necessary”, MRC Applied Psychology Unit, Cambridge (1994).

H. Thimbleby, “Formal User Interfaces”, Loughborough University (1994).

H. Thimbleby, “A New Calculator And Why It Is Necessary”, University of York (1994).

H. Thimbleby, “New Calculators”, Sharp Research Laboratories (1994).

H. Thimbleby, “Putting The Engineering Back Into Usability Engineering”, Hewlett Packard Laboratories (1994).

H. Thimbleby, “Finite State Machines Rehabilitated”, Glasgow University (1994).

H. Thimbleby, “Autostereograms”, St. Andrew’s University (Department of Physics) (1994).

H. Thimbleby, “Talking to Machines”, Centre for Cognitive Science/Human Communication Research Centre, Edinburgh (1994).

H. Thimbleby, “The Medieval State of Computing and How to Get Beyond It”, Arthur Andersen & Co., Oslo, Norway (1993).

H. Thimbleby, “Hypertext and Finite State Machines”, University of Waikato, New Zealand (1993).

H. Thimbleby, “Hypertext and Finite State Machines”, Sheffield University (1993).

H. Thimbleby, “Creative Hypertext”, University of York (1993).

H. Thimbleby, “Generating Manuals”, Canon Research Centre Europe (1993).

H. Thimbleby, “Beyond Mere Hypertext”, Queen Mary & Westfield College (1993).

H. Thimbleby, “Statecharts”, Heriot-Watt University (1993).

H. Thimbleby, “User Interface Design”, Sharp Research Laboratories (1992).

H. Thimbleby, “Users as Programmers”, Sussex University (Cognitive Science) (1992).

H. Thimbleby, “Users as Programmers”, Open University ‘distinguished lecture’ (Human Computer Research Laboratory) (1992).

H. Thimbleby, “Software Rot”, Heriot-Watt University (1992).

H. Thimbleby, “Can Humans Think?”, Bristol University (Psychology Dept) (1992).

H. Thimbleby, “When Monkeys Out-do Shakespeare”, Salford University (1992).

H. Thimbleby, “Where Computer Science Fails Us”, Aston University (1991).

H. Thimbleby, “Liveware”, Aldus UK, Edinburgh (1991).

H. Thimbleby, “Liveware”, IBM, Warwick (1991).

H. Thimbleby, “The Microwave”, Calgary University (1991).

H. Thimbleby, “The Video Recorder”, Calgary University (1991).

H. Thimbleby, “Video Recorders to Multimedia: Bad Computer Science”, Exeter University (1991).

H. Thimbleby, “HCI”, Logica, Cambridge (1991).

H. Thimbleby, “Viruses are Here to Stay”, Evening Lecture, Stirling University, Scotland (1990).

H. Thimbleby, “The Scottish HCI Database”, Scottish HCI Group, Heriot-Watt (1990).

H. Thimbleby, “Viruses & Cooperation”, Canon Research Europe (1990).

H. Thimbleby, “Liveware”, York University (1990).

H. Thimbleby, “User Interface”, Dundee (1990).

H. Thimbleby, “Bugs, Viruses and Liveware”, Glasgow University (1989).

H. Thimbleby, “Delaying Commitment”, Imperial College (1989).

H. Thimbleby, “On HCI”, Stirling University (1989).

H. Thimbleby, “The Fashionable User Model”, Calgary University Open Day, Canada (1989).

H. Thimbleby, “Liveware Distribution”, Heriot-Watt HCI Centre Open Day, Scotland (1989).

H. Thimbleby, “Modes and WYSIWYG”, Calgary University, Canada (1988).

H. Thimbleby, “Cross Referencing”, Stanford University (1988).

H. Thimbleby, “The von Neumann Bottleneck”, Stanford University (1988).

H. Thimbleby, “HIC”, Xerox EuroParc (1988).

H. Thimbleby, “Bugs”, Calgary University (1988).

H. Thimbleby, “User Models”, Calgary University, Canada (1988).

H. Thimbleby, “Liveware”, Queen Mary College (1988).

H. Thimbleby, “The von Neumann Bottleneck”, York University (1988).

H. Thimbleby, “User Interface Design”, University College London (Ergonomics Unit) (1988).

H. Thimbleby, “Review of User Interface Design”, Calgary University (1988).

H. Thimbleby, “Literate Programming”, Logica (1987).

H. Thimbleby, “Human–HCI–Interaction”, Edinburgh University (Computer Science) (1987).

H. Thimbleby, “Ease of use — the ultimate deception”, University of Alberta (1986).

H. Thimbleby, “Equal Opportunity Interaction”, Stanford University (1986).

H. Thimbleby, “Non-Standard Models”, Calgary University, Canada (1986).

H. Thimbleby, “Design of a Display Editor”, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zürich (1980).

4.6. Selected videos, and videoed lectures

H. Thimbleby, “Trust me, I’m a computer?”, Royal College of Physicians, London (2016). URL

H. Thimbleby, “Saving Lives by Design”, YouTube (2011). URL Video

H. Thimbleby, “Numbers to Die 4”, Thirty Sixth Annual Convention of the Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour (AISB’10), Keynote, Leicester (2010). URL

H. Thimbleby, “Problems with a Syringe Pump”, YouTube (2008). Video

4.7. Unrefereed exhibitions

H. Thimbleby & W. Thimbleby, “See the future … Tomorrow’s technology today”, National Waterfront Museum, Swansea (2005).

H. Thimbleby & W. Thimbleby, “A Gesture-based Calculator”, Rags to Riches, Royal Society, London (2004).

4.8. Debates

H. Thimbleby, “This House Believes ‘smart’ Tagging is Acceptable and Essential for Our Future”, Ubiconf 2004, London (2004).

H. Thimbleby, “This House Believes Internet Ethics Isn’t and We Should All be Anarchists”, Real Time Club, London (2003).

H. Thimbleby, “This House Believes Robots will have Free Will”, ‘Feats and Frontiers,’ An International AI Symposium in Memory of Sidney Michaelson, Edinburgh University (2001).

H. Thimbleby, “This House Believes that ‘Control of the Internet by Governments is Imperative for the Well-being of Society”, Real Time Club, London (2000).

H. Thimbleby, “This House Believes Society is Not Ready for The Freedom of Cyberspace”, Cambridge University Union Debating Society, Cambridge University (1995).

4.9. Research workshops (refereed, published & unpublished)

H. Thimbleby, “Cybersecurity in hospitals”, Scale Health, Digital Catapult, London (2018).

H. Thimbleby, “Recipes for Realistic Research”, Middlesex University, London (2018).

H. Thimbleby, “Take the red or blue pill? Figuring out the PhD rabbit hole …”, STFC Doctoral Workshop, Swansea (2018).

H. Thimbleby, “Enjoying and Getting Research Degrees Reliably”, Swansea University Doctoral Training Centre (2017).

H. Thimbleby, “The iceberg illusion: How to enjoy research in a harsh environment”, Swansea University Research Forum (2017).

H. Thimbleby, “Successful Research Strategies”, Edinburgh (2017).

H. Thimbleby, “Turning into Effective HCI Researchers”, M-iti Doctoral Symposium 2017, Keynote, Funchal, Madeira (2017). URL

H. Thimbleby, “Being Successful in Research Grants (A European Perspective)”, International Workshop on Advances in Research Grants and HCI & HEC, Keynote, Kochi, Japan (2016).

H. Thimbleby, “How to put in a winning proposal together”, Digital Economy Crucible, Keynote, York (2016).

H. Thimbleby, “Innovation and research”, University of Bergen, Norway (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “Improving Safety in Medical Devices and Systems”, Workshop on Security and Human Behaviour, Keynote, Cambridge (2014).

H. Thimbleby, “Tully Meeting 5: health IT funding”, Birmingham University (2013).

H. Thimbleby, “Tully Meeting 4: RCP Future Hospital Commission”, Birmingham University (2013).

H. Thimbleby, “Tully Meeting 3: healthcare IT — two sides of the same coin”, Royal College of Physicians, London (2013).

H. Thimbleby, “Creativity and Innovation”, Welsh Crucible, Swansea (2013).

H. Thimbleby, “Successful research strategies”, Health Communication and Information Strategic Initiative, Singapore (2012).

H. Thimbleby, “Tully Meeting 2: Next generation technologies (Twitter, Facebook, mobile, etc) and their impact on health”, Royal College of Physicians, London (2012).

H. Thimbleby, “Secrets of Extreme Research”, Welsh Crucible (2011).

=A. Blandford, =L. Gallo, =A. Gimblett, =P. Oladimeji, =G. D. Pietro & =H. Thimbleby, “The biggest challenges are the social ones: Workshop report from EICS4Med 2011”, Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Engineering Interactive Computing Systems for Medicine and Health Care, pp. 81–82, ACM, Pisa, Italy (2011). PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Secrets of Research Success”, SICSA (Scottish Informatics and Computer Science Alliance) PhD Conference 2011, Keynote, Edinburgh, Scotland (2011). Video

H. Thimbleby, “Tully Meeting 1: The national IT strategy”, Royal College of Physicians, London (2011).

H. Thimbleby, “Research collaboration”, Middlesex University, London (2010).

H. Thimbleby, “How to write research”, UCL, London (2010).

H. Thimbleby, “Extreme research”, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, USA (2010).

H. Thimbleby, “Reproducible research”, Awarehome, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, USA (2009).

R. Flin, J. Gore, R. Hoffman, G. Klein, N. Sevdalis & H. Thimbleby, “NDM9 Doctoral Consortium”, Naturalistic decision-making conference, London (2009).

R. Beale, *A. Holzinger & H. Thimbleby, “Workshop on HCI for Medicine and Health Care (HCI4MED)”, Proceedings BCS HCI Conference, People and Computers, vol. XXII.2, pp. 191–192, BCS, Liverpool, England (2008).

=P. Cairns, =A. Cox, =H. Thimbleby & =N. Webb, “Research Methods for HCI”, Proceedings BCS HCI Conference, People and Computers, vol. XXII.2, pp. 221–222, BCS, Liverpool, England (2008).

L. Bannon, I. Boivie, J. Gulliksen, L. Oshlyansky & H. Thimbleby, “Lost — or Liberated? — Without Theory (workshop)”, Proceedings 19th. British Computer Society HCI Conference, O. Bertelsen, N. Bryan-Kinns & L. MacKinnon (editors), vol. 2, pp. 299–301, British Computer Society, Edinburgh, Scotland (2005).

H. Thimbleby, “Mud and Maths”, Royal Institution, London (2004).

H. Thimbleby, “Effective and Enjoyable Research Careers in HCI”, Proceedings British Computer Society HCI Conference, A. Dearden & L. Watts (editors), vol. 2, pp. 125–128, Research Press International (2004).

H. Thimbleby, “Surviving Culture Clash”, Swansea University (2003).

H. Thimbleby, “The Little Book of Research”, Leeds Metropolitan University Research Day, Keynote, Leeds (2002).

H. Thimbleby, “Review of Research”, University of Rome, La Sapienza, Rome, Italy (1999).

H. Thimbleby, “Public Understanding of Science”, Middlesex University Conference on Research and Technology (1996).

S. Greenberg & H. Thimbleby, “The Weak Science in Human-Computer Interaction”, Proceedings ACM CHI’92 Research Symposium (1992).

H. Thimbleby, “Software Standards”, Dundee University Students’ Society (1989).


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