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    CV Catherine Letondal

    I am a researcher in the Interactive Computing Laboratory at ENAC.

    My work on tangible interaction began with the exploration of the possibilities of digital pen and paper in various fields, such as augmented laboratory notebooks for biologists, interactive scientific datasheets, augmented scores of composers, augmented strips of air traffic controllers and job cards for aviation maintenance. Through each of these projects, the focus was first to understand why paper/pen devices and their very diverse properties particularly well align to the associated activities, and then to participatory co-evolve these devices by moving to mixed and digital properties. Based on our work with Air traffic Controllers, I have also contributed to the reflection on tangible interaction models, by putting into perspective distributed cognition processes such as externalization and the use of interactive paper strips on the stripboard. Recently, I work on meteorological visualization for the pilots undergoing rapidly developing thunderstorms. Currently, within the AIRTIUS project, we reflect on the physical design space for situation awareness and performance in the interactive cockpit, where touch technologies are going to replace current electronic displays for flying and navigating instruments.

    My complementary experience in industry and research has also allowed me to pursue a reflection on software development processes. During my thesis, I have observed and analyzed the programing practices of biologists in the context of a biology research institute - the Pasteur Institute - and proposed a process paradigm: participatory programing. I now focus on the quite different context of system engineering in aerospace, when applied to interactive system design and teaching. In this context, participatory design brings to industrial processes - strongly based on models - an opportunity for early validation and maintaining consistency among multi-disciplinary stakeholders all along the process.

    Journal articles4 documents

    • Jean-Luc Vinot, Catherine Letondal, Rémi Lesbordes, Stéphane Chatty, Stéphane Conversy, et al.. Tangible augmented reality for air traffic control. Interactions, Association for Computing Machinery, 2014, 21 (4), pp 54-57. ⟨10.1145/2627598⟩. ⟨hal-01016706⟩
    • Bertrand Néron, Hervé Ménager, Corinne Maufrais, Nicolas Joly, Julien Maupetit, et al.. Mobyle: a new full web bioinformatics framework. Bioinformatics, Oxford University Press (OUP), 2009, 25 (22), pp.3005-3011. ⟨10.1093/bioinformatics/btp493⟩. ⟨hal-01287963⟩
    • Mathieu Clément-Ziza, Christophe Malabat, Christian Weber, Ivan Moszer, Tero Aittokallio, et al.. Genoscape: a Cytoscape plug-in to automate the retrieval and integration of gene expression data and molecular networks. Bioinformatics, Oxford University Press (OUP), 2009, 25 (19), pp. 2617-2618. ⟨10.1093/bioinformatics/btp464⟩. ⟨hal-01290965⟩
    • Catherine Letondal. A Web interface generator for molecular biology programs in Unix. Bioinformatics, Oxford University Press (OUP), 2001, 17 (1), pp.73-82. ⟨10.1093/bioinformatics/17.1.73⟩. ⟨hal-01290961⟩

    Conference papers35 documents

    • Maxime Bardou, Catherine Letondal, Mickaël Causse, Jean-Paul Imbert. Collaboration à distance et conscience mutuelle dans le cadre du Single-Pilot Operation. IHM’21 : 32ème conférence Francophone sur l’Interaction Homme-Machine, Apr 2021, Metz, France. ⟨10.1145/XXXXXXXXX.XXXXXXXX⟩. ⟨hal-03232000⟩
    • Alma Cantu, Jean-Luc Vinot, Catherine Letondal, Sylvain Pauchet, Mickael Causse. Does folding improve the usability of interactive surfaces in future airliner cockpits? An evaluation under turbulent conditions and varying cognitive load.. IHM'21, 32ème Conférence internationale francophone sur l'interaction homme-machine, Apr 2021, Metz, France. ⟨hal-03192484⟩
    • Catherine Letondal, Jean-Luc Vinot, Sylvain Pauchet, Sébastien Leriche. Exploring a touch-based flight control panel for pilots using tangible design principles. INAIR 2019, 8th International Conference on Air Transport, Jun 2020, Reno, NV, United States. pp 257-268, ⟨10.1016/j.trpro.2019.12.041⟩. ⟨hal-02708514⟩
    • Sylvain Pauchet, Jean-Luc Vinot, Catherine Letondal, Alexandre Lemort, Claire Lavenir, et al.. Multi-plié: a Linear Foldable and Flattenable Interactive Display to Support Efficiency, Safety and Collaboration. CHI 2019, ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, May 2019, Glasgow, United Kingdom. ⟨10.1145/3290605.3300384⟩. ⟨hal-02000015⟩
    • Catherine Letondal. Interaction tangible et incarnée pour les pilotes d'avion de ligne.. Journée d’étude « Embodiment ». Le rôle du corps dans la cognition., May 2019, Aix-en-Provence, France. ⟨hal-02134730⟩
    • Catherine Letondal. Transduction as a paradigm for a re- integration of human technology into culture. Exploring the Intersection of Philosophy and HCI, May 2019, Glasgow, United Kingdom. ⟨hal-02134704⟩
    • Jean-Luc Vinot, Sylvain Pauchet, Catherine Letondal. Interfaces pilotes-systèmes tactiles des cockpits aéronautiques : risques majeurs potentiels pour la sécurité aérienne et apports possibles des TEI (Tangible Embodied Interaction). Entretiens de Toulouse, Apr 2019, Toulouse, France. ⟨hal-02008597⟩
    • Valentin Becquet, Catherine Letondal, Jean-Luc Vinot, Sylvain Pauchet. How do Gestures Matter for Mutual Awareness in Cockpits? Disclosing Interactions through Graphical Representations. DIS Designing Interactive Systems 2019, Jun 2019, San Diego - California, United States. pp.593-605, ⟨10.1145/3322276.3322306⟩. ⟨hal-02134640⟩
    • Sylvain Pauchet, Catherine Letondal, Jean-Luc Vinot, Mickaël Causse, Mathieu Cousy, et al.. GazeForm: Dynamic Gaze-adaptive Touch Surface for Eyes-free Interaction in Airliner Cockpits. DIS '18, Designing Interactive Systems Conference, Jun 2018, Hong-Kong, China. pp.P.1193-1205 ; ISBN: 978-1-4503-5198-0, ⟨10.1145/3196709.3196712⟩. ⟨hal-01809299⟩
    • Catherine Letondal, Jean-Luc Vinot, Sylvain Pauchet, Caroline Boussiron, Stéphanie Rey, et al.. Being in the Sky: Framing Tangible and Embodied Interaction for Future Airliner Cockpits. TEI 2018 12th International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interactions, Mar 2018, Stockholm, Sweden. ⟨10.1145/3173225.3173229⟩. ⟨hal-01715317⟩
    • Jean-Luc Vinot, Catherine Letondal, Sylvain Pauchet, Stéphane Chatty. Could tangibility improve the safety of touch-based Interaction?. HCI-Aero 2016, International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction in Aerospace, Sep 2016, Paris, France. ⟨10.1145/2950112.2964581⟩. ⟨hal-01367011⟩
    • Catherine Letondal, Cédric Zimmerman, Jean-Luc Vinot, Stéphane Conversy. 3D Visualization to Mitigate Weather Hazards in the Flight Deck: Findings from a User Study. 3DUI 2015, 3DUI 2015 IEEE 10th Symposium on 3D User Interfaces, Mar 2015, Arles, France. ⟨hal-01112005⟩
    • yoann Gauthier, Joran Marcy, David Duprat, Alexis Paoleschi, Catherine Letondal, et al.. Interactions gestuelles pour Strip’TIC, un environnement tangible pour les contrôleurs aériens. IHM 2014, 26th International Conference of "Association Francophone d'Interaction Homme-Machine", Oct 2014, Villeneuve d'Ascq, France. ⟨10.1145/2670444.2670457⟩. ⟨hal-01086464⟩
    • Catherine Letondal, Pierre-yves Pillain, Emile Verdurand, Daniel Prun, Olivier Grisvard. Of Models, Rationales and Prototypes: Studying Designer Needs in an Airborne Maritime Surveillance Drawing Tool to Support Audio Communication. HCI 2014, 28th BCS International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, Sep 2014, Southport, United Kingdom. pp 8, ⟨10.14236/ewic/hci2014.8⟩. ⟨hal-01205503⟩
    • Catherine Letondal, Julien Castet, Jean-Luc Vinot, Jean-Baptiste de La Rivière, Sylvain Pauchet. Exploring the Physical Design Space for Situation Awareness and Performance in the Interactive Cockpit. TEI 2014, 8th International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction, Feb 2014, Munich, Germany. ⟨hal-00943498v2⟩
    • Hélène Gaspard-Boulinc, Stéphane Conversy, Daniel Prun, Catherine Letondal, Stéphane Chatty. Former les futurs concepteurs de systèmes homme-machine complexes. IHM 2013, 25ème conférence francophone sur l'Interaction Homme-Machine, AFIHM, Nov 2013, Bordeaux, France. ⟨10.1145/2534903.2534910⟩. ⟨hal-00877248v2⟩
    • Catherine Letondal, Christophe Hurter, Rémi Lesbordes, Jean-Luc Vinot, Stéphane Conversy. Flights in my hands : coherence concerns in designing Strip'TIC, a tangible space for air traffic controllers. CHI 2013, SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Apr 2013, Paris, France. pp 2175-2184, ⟨10.1145/2470654.2481300⟩. ⟨hal-00876550⟩
    • Maxime Cordeil, Christophe Hurter, Rémi Lesbordes, Catherine Letondal, Jean-Luc Vinot, et al.. Tangible Encoding of Temporal Data in Air Traffic Control. CHI 2013 workshop, Avec le temps!: time, tempo, and turns in human-computer interaction, Apr 2013, Paris, France. ⟨hal-01301474⟩
    • Christophe Hurter, Rémi Lesbordes, Catherine Letondal, Jean-Luc Vinot, Stéphane Conversy. Strip-TIC : exploring augmented paper strips for Air Traffic Controllers. AVI 2012, International Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces, May 2012, Capri Island, Italy. pp 225-232, ⟨10.1145/2254556.2254598⟩. ⟨hal-01022465⟩
    • Christophe Hurter, Paul Edouard, Vincent Gaits, Hasna Nadfaoui, Jérome Pailler, et al.. Etude exploratoire du stylo électronique pour le contrôle aérien. IHM 2011, 23ème Conférence Francophone sur l'Interaction Homme-Machine, Oct 2011, Nice, France. pp.Article N° 15, ⟨10.1145/2044354.2044373⟩. ⟨hal-01022246⟩
    • Catherine Letondal, Stéphane Chatty, Greg Philips, Fabien André, Stéphane Conversy. Usability requirements for interaction-oriented development tools. PPIG 2010, 22nd Annual Workshop on the Psychology of Programming Interest Group, Sep 2010, Madrid, Spain. pp xxx. ⟨hal-01022441⟩
    • Catherine Letondal, Aurélien Tabard, Wendy E. Mackay. Temporal Data and Data Temporality: Time is change, not only order. . CHI 2009 Workshop on Interacting with Temporal Data, Apr 2009, Boston, United States. ⟨hal-01302350⟩
    • Theophanis Tsandilas, Catherine Letondal, Wendy Mackay. Musink: Composing Music through Augmented Drawing. International conference on Human factors in computing systems, Apr 2009, Boston, United States. pp.819-828, ⟨10.1145/1518701.1518827⟩. ⟨hal-00589698⟩
    • Catherine Letondal, Wendy E. Mackay. L'écriture augmentée : enregistrer des explorations interactives avec une feuille de données scientifiques. 21ème Conférence Francophone sur l'Interaction Homme-Machine (IHM 2009), Oct 2009, Grenoble, France. ⟨hal-01299746⟩
    • Marc Wessner, Martin Senger, Franck Samson, Philippe Picouet, François Moreews, et al.. BioWorkFlow: Web Services toolkit and workflow applications evaluation to deploy a confidence network. Jobim (Journées Ouvertes Biologie Informatique Mathématiques), Jun 2008, Lille, France. ⟨inria-00327528⟩
    • Catherine Letondal, Wendy Mackay, Nicolas Donin. Paperoles et musique. IHM 2007 (19e conférence de l'Association francophone d'Interaction Homme-Machine), Nov 2007, Paris, France. pp.167-174. ⟨hal-01106308⟩
    • Catherine Letondal, Wendy E. Mackay. The Paperoles Project: An analysis of paper use by music composers. CoPADD, the 2nd International Workshop on Collaborating Over Paper and Digital Documents, Nov 2007, Londres, United Kingdom. ⟨hal-01299646⟩
    • Aurélien Tabard, Wendy Mackay, Nicolas Roussel, Catherine Letondal. PageLinker: Integrating Contextual Bookmarks within a Browser. CHI 2007: Computer-Human Interaction Conference, Apr 2007, San Jose, United States. ⟨10.1145/1240624.1240680⟩. ⟨hal-01290841⟩
    • Aurélien Tabard, Nicolas Roussel, Catherine Letondal. All you need is log. WWW 2006 Workshop on Logging Traces of Web Activity: The Mechanics of Data Collection., May 2006, Edimbourg, United Kingdom. ⟨hal-01299649⟩
    • Catherine Letondal, Olivier Amanatian. Participatory Design of Pipeline tools and Web services in bioinformatics. Requirements Capture for Collaboration in eScience, Jan 2004, Edinburgh, United Kingdom. ⟨hal-01299829⟩
    • Catherine Letondal, Wendy E. Mackay. Participatory programming and the scope of mutual responsibility: Balancing Scientific, Design and Software Commitment. Participatory Design Conference 2004, Jul 2004, Toronto, Canada. ⟨10.1145/1011870.1011875⟩. ⟨hal-01290962⟩
    • Maria-Francesca Costabile, D Fogli, Catherine Letondal, P Mussio, A Piccinno°. Domain-Expert Users and their Needs of Software Development. HCI 2003 End User Development Session, Jun 2003, Crète, Greece. ⟨hal-01299738⟩
    • Catherine Letondal, Uwe Zdun. Anticipating Scientific Software Evolution as a Combined Technological and Design Approach. Second International Workshop on Unanticipated Software Evolution, Apr 2003, Varsovie, Poland. ⟨hal-01299750⟩
    • Wendy E. Mackay, Guillaume Pothier, Catherine Letondal, Kaare Bøegh, Hans Erik Sørensen. The missing link: Augmenting Biology Laboratory Notebooks. User Interfaces Software &Technology 2002, Oct 2002, Paris, France. ⟨10.1145/571985.571992⟩. ⟨hal-01290960⟩
    • Catherine Letondal. Une approche pragmatique de la programmation pour des biologistes qui programment presque. 11ème Conférence Francophone sur l'Interaction Homme-Machine (IHM 1999), Nov 1999, Montpellier, France. ⟨hal-01299824⟩

    Book sections1 document

    Patents1 document

    • Sylvain Pauchet, Catherine Letondal, Jean-Luc Vinot. System and method for modulation of control interface feedback. France, Patent n° : EP17306543. 2018, ⟨hal-01725865⟩

    Other publications1 document

    • Catherine Letondal, Daniel Prun. Une étude des besoins des concepteurs en ingénierie des systèmes interactifs. Le cas du système de surveillance maritime du projet Medusa. 2014. ⟨hal-01011537⟩

    Reports2 documents

    • Catherine Letondal, Aurélien Tabard, Wendy E. Mackay. Quand tu l'as écrit, tu l'as lu !. [Rapport de recherche] 1526, Laboratoire de Recherche en Informatique (LRI). 2009. ⟨hal-01301485⟩
    • Catherine Letondal. Observation et mise au point d'applications parallèles. [Travaux universitaires] Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers. 1992. ⟨hal-01301467⟩

    Theses1 document

    • Catherine Letondal. Interaction et Programmation. Interface homme-machine [cs.HC]. Université Paris Sud - Paris XI, 2001. Français. ⟨tel-00857263⟩