Design for Development

Publications - Interaction Design for Development

  1. Shrivastava, A., Joshi, A.; Directedness and persistence in audio-visual interface for emergent users; IndiaHCI 2019; ACM, NY, USA, Article 10, 1–12; DOI:
  2. Bhikne B., Joshi A., Joshi M., Jadhav C., Sakhardande P.; Faster and Less Error-Prone: Supplementing an Accessible Keyboard with Speech Input; INTERACT 2019; LNCS, vol 11746; Springer, Cham; DOI:
    Reviewers Choice AwardThis paper got a Reviewers' Choice award
  3. Joshi A., Roy D., Ganju A., Joshi M., Sharma S.; ICT Acceptance for Information Seeking Amongst Pre- and Postnatal Women in Urban Slums; INTERACT 2019; LNCS, vol 11748. Springer, Cham; DOI:
  4. Pearson, J., Robinson, S., Reitmaier, T., Jones, M., Joshi, A.; Diversifying Future-Making Through Itinerative Design; ACM Trans. Comput.-Hum. Interact. 26, 5, Article 33, 21 pages; 2019; DOI:
  5. Pearson, J., Robinson, S., Reitmaier, T., Jones, M., Ahire, S., Joshi, A., Sahoo, D., Maravi, N., Bhikne, B.; StreetWise: Smart Speakers vs Human Help in Public Slum Settings; Proceedings of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI2019; Paper 96; 13 pages; 2019; DOI:
  6. Bhikne, B., Joshi, A., Joshi, M., Maravi, N., Ahire, S.; How Much Faster Can You Type by Speaking in Hindi? Comparing Keyboard-Only and Keyboard+Speech Text Entry; India HCI 2018
  7. Padhi, D., Joshi, A., Shrivastava, A., Tulaskar, R., Hierarchy or List? Comparing Menu Navigation by Emergent Users; India HCI 2018
  8. Kant, V., Joshi, A.; Challenges in supporting the emergent user; India HCI 2018
  9. Anu Bharath, P., Jadhav, C., Ahire, S., Joshi, M., Ahirwar, R., Joshi, A.; Performance of Accessible Gesture-based Indic Keyboard; INTERACT 2017
    Interaction Design for International Development (IDID) AwardThis got the Interaction Design for International Development (IDID) Award
  10. Robinson, S., Pearson, J., Jones, M., Joshi, A., Ahire, S.; Better together: disaggregating mobile services for emergent users ; Mobile HCI 2017
  11. Pearson, J., Robinson, S., Jones, M., Joshi, A., Ahire, S. Sahoo, D., Subramanian, S.; Chameleon Devices: Investigating More Secure and Discreet Mobile Interactions via Active Camouflaging; CHI 2017
    Honorable Mention AwardThis paper got an Honorable Mention award
  12. Ghosh, S., Joshi, A., Joshi, M., Emmadi, N., Dalvi, G., Ahire, S., Rangale, S.; Shift+ Tap or Tap+ LongPress?: The Upper Bound of Typing Speed on InScript; CHI 2017
  13. Pearson, J., Robinson, S., Reitmaier, T., Jones, M., Joshi, A., Parab, C., Mogoi, F.O., Jenson, S.; Exploring the use of the Physical Web with Resource-Constrained Communities; CHI 2017
    Best Case Study AwardThis got the Best Case Study award
  14. Jones, M., Robinson, S., Pearson, J., Joshi, M., Raju, D., Mbogo, C.C, Wangari, S, Joshi, A., Cutrell, E., Harper, R.; Beyond "yesterday's tomorrow": future-focused mobile interaction design by and for emergent users; Journal of Personal and Ubiquitous Computing: Volume 21 Issue 1, February 2017
  15. Mehta, Y., Joshi, A., Joshi, M., Jadhav, C.,; Accessibility of Date Picker for Touchscreens; India HCI; 2016
  16. Devanuj, Joshi, A., Rajendran, C., Nizam, N., Parab, C., Devkar, S.; Making and Breaking the User-Usage Model – WhatsApp Adoption Amongst Emergent Users in India; India HCI; 2016
  17. India, G., Joshi, A., Joshi, M., Jahav, C.; TouchPIN: Numerical Passwords You Can Feel (Poster); India HCI; 2016
  18. Joshi, A.; साक्षरतेच्या पलीकडले (Beyond Literacy); Loksatta 2016 [Invited article]
  19. Dalvi, G., Ahire, S., Emmadi, N., Joshi, M., Joshi, A., Ghosh, S., Ghone, P., Parmar, N.; Does prediction really help in Marathi text input?: empirical analysis of a longitudinal study; Mobile HCI 2016
  20. Joshi, A.; साक्षर-मात्र उपयोक्त्यांकरिता… (For Barely Literate Users…); Loksatta 2016 [Invited article]
  21. Joshi, A., Dalvi, G.; संगणकासाठी टंकलेखन यंत्रणांचे अभिकल्प (Text Input in Indian Languages); Loksatta 2016 [Invited article]
  22. Joshi, A., Dalvi, G.; भारतीय भाषा टंकलेखनातील आव्हाने (Challenges in Design of Text Entry Mechanisms for Indian Languages); Loksatta 2016 [Invited article]
  23. Joshi, A., Dalvi, G.; अन्योन्यसक्रिय वस्तूंचे स्थानिकीकरण (Localisation of Interactive Products); Loksatta 2016 [Invited article]
  24. Athvankar, U., Bapat, V., Joshi, A., Dalvi, G.; चला, खेळातून शिकू या बरेच काही (Let us play and learn); Loksatta 2016 [Invited article]
  25. Doke, P., Joshi, A.; Mobile Phone Usage by Low Literate Users; India HCI 2015
  26. Patel, R., Joshi, A.; Design Opportunity for Learning Aid in Multi-grade Schools in Rural India; India HCI 2015
  27. Dalvi, G., Ahire, S., Emmadi, N., Joshi, M., Malsettar, N., Samanta, D., Jalihal, D., Joshi, A.; A Protocol to Evaluate Virtual Keyboards for Indian Languages; India HCI 2015
    Best Paper AwardThis paper got the Best Paper award
  28. Ahire, S., Dalvi, G., Joshi, M., Joshi, A.; Interaction design for Indian needs lab, IIT Bombay; Interactions, ACM 2015 [Invited article]
  29. Shrivastava, A., Joshi, A.; Effects of visuals, menu depths, and menu positions on IVR usage by non-tech savvy users; India HCI 2014
  30. Ghosh, S., Joshi, A.; Text entry in Indian languages on mobile: User perspectives; India HCI 2014
  31. Emmadi, N., Joshi, A., Malsattar, N.,; Terminologies used in localized mobile application for supply chain management in Rural India; India HCI 2014
  32. Joshi, A., Dalvi, G., Joshi, M.,; Corpus of Marathi word frequencies from touch-screen devices using Swarachakra Android keyboard; India HCI 2014
  33. Joshi, A., Rane, M., Roy, D., Emmadi, N., Srinivasan, P., Kumarasamy, N., Pujari, S., Solomon, D., Rodrigues, R., Saple D.G., Sen, K., Veldeman, E., Rutten, R.; Supporting treatment of people living with HIV / AIDS in resource limited settings with IVRs; CHI 2014 (Video preview)a
    Honoruable Mention AwardThis paper got an Honourable Mention award
  34. Medhi, I., Toyama, K., Joshi, A., Athavankar, U., Cutrell, E.; A comparison of list vs. hierarchical UIs on mobile phones for non-literate users; INTERACT 2013
  35. Devanuj, Joshi, A.; Technology adoption bv 'emergent' users - the user-usage model; APCHI 2013
  36. Medhi, I., Toyama, K., Joshi, A., Athavankar, U., Cutrell, E.; A comparison of list vs. hierarchical UIs on mobile phones for non-literate users; INTERACT 2013
  37. Iyengar, A., Joshi, A.; Evaluating anonymous social networking for PLHA with social prototypes; ACM Dev 2013; (This was a poster, see the whole paper here)
  38. Joshi, A., Chakravraty, A., Shrivastava, A., Emmadi, N., Krishnan, A., Bindlish, S., Srivastava, S., Rajput, N.; Usability Evaluation of Visual IVR Systems; APCHI 2012
  39. Joshi, A., Rashinkar, P., Emmadi, N., Rath, J., Srivastava, S., Rajput, N.; Landmark-based Audio Visual Interfaces for Way-finding for less educated users; India HCI 2012
  40. Rashinkar, P., Joshi, A., Rane, M., Sali, S., Badodekar, S., Emmadi, N., Roy, D., Sheikh, R., Shrivastav, A.; Healthcare IVR system for non-tech savvy users; USAB 2011 - Information Quality in eHealth
  41. Joshi, A., Rane, M., Roy, D., Sali, S., Bharshankar, N., Kumarasamy, N., Pujari, S., Solomon, D., Sharma, H. D., Saple, D. G., Rutten, R., Ganju, Van Dam, J.; Design Opportunities for Supporting Treatment of People Living with HIV / AIDS in India; INTERACT 2011
  42. Joshi, A., Dalvi, G., Joshi, M., Rashinkar, P., Sarangdhar, A.; Design and evaluation of Devnagari virtual keyboards for touch screen mobile phones; Mobile HCI 2011
  43. Welankar, N., Joshi, A., Kanitkar, K; Principles for simplifying translation of Marathi terms in mobile lhones; India HCI 2010 / IDID 2010
  44. Joshi, A.; Mobile phones and economic sustainability - perspectives from India; First International Workshop on Expressive Interactions for Sustainability and Empowerment (EISE) 2009
  45. Kumar, A., Shah, H., Joshi, A.; Saral: Devanagari text input system in mobile phones; Globi-Comp 2009
  46. Madame, N., Joshi, A.; Online system for polyhouse farmers and consultants; USID 2009
  47. Joshi, A., Welankar, N., Kanitkar, K., Sheikh, R., Naveen, B.L.; Rangoli: a visual phonebook for low-literate users; Mobile HCI 2008
  48. Welankar, N., Kanitkar, K., Joshi, A.; Shree Ganesha: the first phone for illiterate users; USID 2008
  49. De Angeli, A., Athavankar, U., Joshi, A., Coventry, L., Johnson, G.I.; Introducing ATMs in India: a contextual inquiry; Interacting With Computers, volume 16, issue 1 (Global Human Computer Systems: Cultural Determinants in Usability); 2004
  50. Joshi, A., Ganu, A., Chand, A., Parmar, V., Mathur, G.; Keylekh: a keyboard for text entry in Indic scripts, also; CHI 2004
  51. Joshi, A., Mathur, G.; The inverted pyramid approach in user interface design for interactive information retrieval; Easy 3, Bangalore; 2003
  52. Rathod, A., Joshi, A.; A dynamic text input scheme for phonetic scripts like Devanagari;Development by Design, Bangalore; 2002
  53. Singh, J., Joshi, A.; A new search environment paradigm; Development by Design, Bangalore; 2002
  54. Joshi, A., Rasal, S.; Interaction paradigm for semi-literates and illiterates; Development by Design, Bangalore; 2002
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