Projects Archive

explorations + exploitations for purposes of scholarly research, commerce & leisure, c.a. 2014—2022

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AI Design Fiction

2022

AI Design Fiction

ai-generated art, culture, design remixes

design direction · design fiction

baytas.net

2022

baytas.net

personal website design

design direction · web development

Destiny

2022

Destiny

foretelling humanity's future in co-dreams with ai

design fiction

Drones to Atoms

2022

Drones to Atoms

design and engineering innovations for programmable matter substrates

research · robotics · ux design

Stakeholders and Value in the NFT Ecosystem

2022

Stakeholders and Value in the NFT Ecosystem

building a multi-disciplinary understanding of the nft phenomenon

ux design

qfly

2022

qfly

real-time high-precision indoor aviation sdk

robotics

Ambient Atmospheres

2021

Ambient Atmospheres

experiments in light, materials, algorithms, and memories

interaction design

Citations Collection

2021

Citations Collection

nft collection honoring important publications in computer science

graphic design

Design Disciplin

2021

Design Disciplin

resource and community for design and innovation

design direction · media production

PEP

2021

PEP

participatory speculative design for mental well-being

speculative design

Wisp

2021

Wisp

drone-guided breathwork

interaction design · robotics

Azalea

2020

Azalea

enriching remote conversations via diminished reality + somaesthetic design

interaction design

Digital Preciousness

2020

Digital Preciousness

designing enduring and ensouled digital products

research · ux design

Drone Chi

2020

Drone Chi

meditative movement with a drone

interaction design · robotics

Cloud Civilization

2019

Cloud Civilization

photographic studies on the turkish eastern black sea region

photography

Social Drones

2019

Social Drones

autonomous drones in inhabited spaces

research · robotics · ux design

Computational Heirlooms

2018

Computational Heirlooms

longevity and long-term value in computers and software

ux design

Diagnostics

2018

Diagnostics

optical and motion abstractions

photography

LabDesignAR

2017

LabDesignAR

motion capture configuration in augmented reality

interaction design

Hotspotizer

2014

Hotspotizer

graphical 3d gesture programming

interaction design

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Research Publications

scholarly works in design × computer science, ca. 2012—2022

2023

Mafalda Gamboa, Mehmet Aydın Baytaş, Sjoerd Hendriks & Sara Ljungblad

Wisp: Drones as Companions for Breathing

TEI '23: Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction

2022

Mehmet Aydın Baytaş, Amos Cappellaro & Ylva Fernaeus

Stakeholders and Value in the NFT Ecosystem: Towards a Multi-disciplinary Understanding of the NFT Phenomenon

CHI EA '22: Extended Abstracts of the 2022 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems

Stakeholders and Value in the NFT Ecosystem: Towards a Multi-disciplinary Understanding of the NFT Phenomenon

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2021

Mafalda Gamboa, Mehmet Aydın Baytaş & Sara Ljungblad

Wisp: a Design Case for Temporality in Research through Design in Human-Robot Companionship

RtDxHRI: Research Through Design Approaches in Human-Robot Interaction (HRI '21 Workshop)

Wisp: a Design Case for Temporality in Research through Design in Human-Robot Companionship

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Sjoerd Hendriks, Simon Mare, Mafalda Samuelsson-Gamboa & Mehmet Aydın Baytaş

Azalea: Co-experience in Remote Dialog through Diminished Reality and Somaesthetic Interaction Design

CHI '21: Proceedings of the 2021 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems

Azalea: Co-experience in Remote Dialog through Diminished Reality and Somaesthetic Interaction Design

pdf

Sara Ljungblad, Yemao Man, Mehmet Aydın Baytaş, Mafalda Samuelsson-Gamboa, Mohammad Obaid & Morten Fjeld

What Matters in Professional Drone Pilots’ Practice? An Interview Study to Understand the Complexity of Their Work and Inform Human-Drone Interaction Research

CHI '21: Proceedings of the 2021 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems

What Matters in Professional Drone Pilots’ Practice? An Interview Study to Understand the Complexity of Their Work and Inform Human-Drone Interaction Research

pdf

2020

Mehmet Aydın Baytaş, Markus Funk, Sara Ljungblad, Jérémie Garcia, Joseph La Delfa & Florian ‘Floyd’ Mueller

iHDI 2020: Interdisciplinary Workshop on Human-Drone Interaction

CHI EA '20: Extended Abstracts of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems

iHDI 2020: Interdisciplinary Workshop on Human-Drone Interaction

pdf

Mehmet Aydın Baytaş, Markus Funk, Sara Ljungblad, Jérémie Garcia, Joseph La Delfa & Florian ‘Floyd’ Mueller (eds.)

Proceedings of the Interdisciplinary Workshop on Human-Drone Interaction (iHDI 2020)

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Mehmet Aydın Baytaş, Sara Ljungblad, Joseph La Delfa & Morten Fjeld

Agent Archetypes for Human-Drone Interaction: Social Robots or Objects with Intent?

iHDI 2020: Proceedings of the Interdisciplinary Workshop on Human-Drone Interaction

Agent Archetypes for Human-Drone Interaction: Social Robots or Objects with Intent?

pdf

Oğuz ‘Oz’ Buruk, Oğuzhan Özcan, Gökçe Elif Baykal, Tilbe Göksun, Selçuk Acar, Güler Akduman, Mehmet Aydın Baytaş, Ceylan Beşevli, Joe Best, Aykut Coşkun, Hüseyin Uğur Genç, A. Baki Kocaballı, Samuli Laato, Cássia Mota, Konstantinos Papangelis, Marigo Raftopoulos, Richard Ramchurn, Juan Sádaba, Mattia Thibault, Annika Wolff & Mert Yıldız

Children in 2077: Designing Children’s Technologies in the Age of Transhumanism

CHI EA '20: Extended Abstracts of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems

Children in 2077: Designing Children’s Technologies in the Age of Transhumanism

pdf

Florin-Timotei Ghiurãu, Mehmet Aydın Baytaş & Casper Wickman

ARCAR: On-Road Driving in Mixed Reality by Volvo Cars

UIST '20 Adjunct: Adjunct Publication of the 33rd Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology

ARCAR: On-Road Driving in Mixed Reality by Volvo Cars

pdf

Joseph La Delfa, Mehmet Aydın Baytaş, Nick Huppert & Ian Peake, Leah Heiss

Using Pose Estimation for Cultivating Subtleties in Human-Drone Interaction

Programming for Moving Bodies (NordiCHI ‘20 Workshop)

Using Pose Estimation for Cultivating Subtleties in Human-Drone Interaction

pdf

Joseph La Delfa, Mehmet Aydın Baytaş, Emma Luke, Ben Koder & Florian ‘Floyd’ Mueller

Designing Drone Chi: Unpacking the Thinking and Making of Somaesthetic Human-Drone Interaction

DIS '20: Proceedings of the 2020 Conference on Designing Interactive Systems)

Designing Drone Chi: Unpacking the Thinking and Making of Somaesthetic Human-Drone Interaction

pdf

Joseph La Delfa, Mehmet Aydın Baytaş, Rakesh Patibanda, Hazel Ngari, Rohit Ashok Khot & Florian ‘Floyd’ Mueller

Drone Chi: Somaesthetic Human-Drone Interaction

CHI '20: Proceedings of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems

Drone Chi: Somaesthetic Human-Drone Interaction

pdf

Simon Mare, Sjoerd Hendriks, Mehmet Aydın Baytaş & Mafalda Samuelsson-Gamboa

Azalea: Co-experiencing Embodied Information in Remote Communication

MobileHCI '20: Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services

Azalea: Co-experiencing Embodied Information in Remote Communication

pdf

Rakesh Patibanda, Nathan Semertzidis, Michaela Scary, Joseph La Delfa, Mehmet Aydın Baytaş, Anna Lisa Martin-Niedecken, Paul Strohmeier, Bruno Fruchard, Sang-won Leigh, Elisa D Mekler, Suranga Nanayakkara, Josef Wiemeyer, Nadia Berthouze, Kai Kunze, Thanassis Rikakis, Aisling Kelliher, Kevin Warwick, Florian ‘Floyd’ Mueller & Steve Mann

Motor Memory in HCI

CHI EA ‘20: Extended Abstracts of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems

Motor Memory in HCI

pdf

2019

Mehmet Aydın Baytaş

Behind Space: through Movement and Embodiment in Human-Computer Interaction

PhD thesis submitted to the Koç University Graduate School of Social Sciences and Humanities

Behind Space: through Movement and Embodiment in Human-Computer Interaction

pdf

Mehmet Aydın Baytaş

Break

interactions 26:6

Break

pdf

Mehmet Aydın Baytaş

Religion for Machines: Humanism and Dataism as Perspectives on the Design of Machine Learning Systems

Emerging Perspectives in Human-Centered Machine Learning (CHI ‘19 Workshop)

Religion for Machines: Humanism and Dataism as Perspectives on the Design of Machine Learning Systems

pdf

Mehmet Aydın Baytaş, Aykut Coşkun, Asım Evren Yantaç & Morten Fjeld

Appreciating Digital Materials for Longevous Computational Artifacts

Towards a Responsible Innovation Agenda for HCI (CHI ‘19 Workshop)

Appreciating Digital Materials for Longevous Computational Artifacts

pdf

Mehmet Aydın Baytaş, Damla Çay, Yuchong Zhang, Mohammad Obaid, Asım Evren Yantaç & Morten Fjeld

The Design of Social Drones: A Review of Studies on Autonomous Flyers in Inhabited Environments

CHI '19: Proceedings of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems

The Design of Social Drones: A Review of Studies on Autonomous Flyers in Inhabited Environments

pdf

Mehmet Aydın Baytaş, Mohammad Obaid, Joseph La Delfa, Asım Evren Yantaç & Morten Fjeld

Integrated Apparatus for Empirical Studies with Embodied Autonomous Social Drones

iHDI: Proceedings of the International Workshop on Human-Drone Interaction

Integrated Apparatus for Empirical Studies with Embodied Autonomous Social Drones

pdf

Joseph La Delfa, Mehmet Aydın Baytaş, Olivia Wichtowski, Rohit Ashok Khot & Florian ‘Floyd’ Mueller

Are Drones Meditative?

CHI EA '19: Extended Abstracts of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems

Are Drones Meditative?

pdf

2018

Mehmet Aydın Baytaş, Aykut Coşkun, Asım Evren Yantaç & Morten Fjeld

Towards Materials for Computational Heirlooms: Blockchains and Wristwatches

DIS '18: Proceedings of the 2018 Conference on Designing Interactive Systems

Towards Materials for Computational Heirlooms: Blockchains and Wristwatches

pdf

Can İnce, Mert Toka & Mehmet Aydın Baytaş

Siren: Interface for Pattern Languages

NIME '18: Proceedings of the 2018 International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression

Siren: Interface for Pattern Languages

pdf

Adviye Ayça Ünlüer, Mehmet Aydın Baytaş, Oğuz Turan Buruk, Zeynep Cemalcılar, Yücel Yemez & Oğuzhan Özcan

The Effectiveness of Mime‐Based Creative Drama Education for Exploring Gesture‐Based User Interfaces

International Journal of Art & Design Education, 37:3

The Effectiveness of Mime‐Based Creative Drama Education for Exploring Gesture‐Based User Interfaces

pdf

2017

Mehmet Aydın Baytaş, Emmanuel Batis, Mathias Bylund, Damla Çay, Asım Evren Yantaç & Morten Fjeld

ViewFinder: Supporting the Installation and Reconfiguration of Multi-Camera Motion Capture Systems with a Mobile Application

MUM '17: Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia

ViewFinder: Supporting the Installation and Reconfiguration of Multi-Camera Motion Capture Systems with a Mobile Application

pdf

Mehmet Aydın Baytaş, Asım Evren Yantaç & Morten Fjeld

LabDesignAR: Configuring Multi-camera Motion Capture Systems in Augmented Reality

VRST '17: Proceedings of the 23rd ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology

LabDesignAR: Configuring Multi-camera Motion Capture Systems in Augmented Reality

pdf

2016

Mehmet Aydın Baytaş, Tilbe Göksun & Oğuzhan Özcan

The Perception of Live-sequenced Electronic Music via Hearing and Sight

NIME '16: Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression

The Perception of Live-sequenced Electronic Music via Hearing and Sight

pdf

2014

Mehmet Aydın Baytaş

End-User Authoring of Mid-Air Gestural Interactions

MA thesis submitted to the Koç University Graduate School of Social Sciences and Humanities

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Mehmet Aydın Baytaş, Yücel Yemez & Oğuzhan Özcan

Hotspotizer: End-user Authoring of Mid-air Gestural Interactions

NordiCHI '14: Proceedings of the 8th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction

Hotspotizer: End-user Authoring of Mid-air Gestural Interactions

pdf

Mehmet Aydın Baytaş, Yücel Yemez & Oğuzhan Özcan

User Interface Paradigms for Visually Authoring Mid-Air Gestures: A Survey and a Provocation

EGMI '14 Workshop on Engineering Gestures for Multimodal Interfaces (EICS '14 Workshop)

User Interface Paradigms for Visually Authoring Mid-Air Gestures: A Survey and a Provocation

pdf

2012

Oğuzhan Özcan, Adviye Ayça Ünlüer, Mehmet Aydın Baytaş & Barış Serim

Rethinking Spherical Media Surfaces by Re-reading Ancient Greek Vases

Beyond Flat Displays – Towards Shaped and Deformable Interactive Surfaces (ITS ‘12 Workshop)

Rethinking Spherical Media Surfaces by Re-reading Ancient Greek Vases

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