Selected Publications

Publications are grouped loosely together and for quick search – although much of the research is interconnected across headings. Not all of my publications are here, but they are accessible (somewhere) via Google ScholarPlease note that most of the papers below are not the finalised versions of my papers for copyright reasons – see the published versions for full details.

Unpublished work – not submitted/in submission and some now quite old, but potentially interesting. For information only.

» Perry, M. On waiting and killing time: doing hanging around.

» Perry, M. and Umashangar, C. Proximity-Sensitive Messaging.

» Perry, M. Enabling nomadic work: developing the concept of ‘Mobilisation Work.’

» Perry, M. Mode-switching in multimodal systems: designing adaptable user interfaces to support activity contexts. 

Mobile Money and Digital Finance

» Lewis, M. & Perry, M. (2019/ accepted) Follow the Money: Managing Personal Finance Digitally. Accepted in Proceedings of ACM CHI 2019, Glasgow, UK.

» Fereirra, J. & Perry, M. (2019) From Transactions to Interactions: Social Considerations for Digital Money. InLynn, Mooney, Rosati and Cummins(Eds.) Disrupting Finance: Fintech and Strategy in the 21stCentury, p. 121-132. Palgrave Macmillan / Springer Nature: Switzerland.

» Perry, M. & Ferreira, J. (2018) Moneywork: Practices of Use and Social Interaction around Digital and Analog Money. ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction, 24(6), Article 41, 32 pages. DOI:

» Perry, M. (2017) Designing interactions with digital money. ACMInteractions,24(6), 34-37. DOI:

» Ivonin L, Perry M, and Subramanian S (2016) The art of spending and recommendations in personal finance. In Proc. 2nd International Workshop on Personalization & Recommender Systems in Financial Services (FINREC 2016), Bari, Italy, June 16, 2016 (Eds. Semeraro, Musto & Bauer). CEUR Workshop Proceedings, 1606: 24-28.

» Ferreira, J., Perry, M. and Subramanian, S. (2015) Spending Time with Money: from shared values to social connectivity. Proc. ACM CSCW’15, March 14–18, 2015, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

» Ferreira, J. and Perry, M. (2015) Building an Alternative Social Currency: Dematerialising and rematerialising digital money across media. Proc. HCI Korea’15, Dec 10-12, Seoul, South Korea. Lee (Ed.), Hanbit Media, Inc. (download: ACM digital library), 122-131.

» Pantidi, N. Ferreira, J., Balestrini, M., Perry, M., Marshall, P. & McCarthy. J. (2015) Connected Sustainability: connecting sustainability-driven, grass-roots communities through technology. In Extended Abstracts on Communities & Technology, in Limerick, Eire.

» McKnight, J.C., Ferreira, J., Fish, A. and Perry, M. (2015) Digital financial innovation: design rhetorics, spatiality, and the challenge of creating community. Workshop on Collaboration and Social Computing in Emerging Financial Services, ACM CHI 2015, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

» Kaye, J., Vertesi, J., Ferreira, J., Brown, B. and Perry, M. (2014) #CHImoney: financial interactions, digital cash, capital exchange and mobile money. In Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 111-114.


» Perry, M., Broth, M., Engström, A. and Juhlin, O. (2019/ accepted) Visual narrative and temporal relevance: segueing instant replay into live broadcast TV. To appear in Symbolic Interaction.

» Perry, M., Juhlin, O. and Engström, A. (2014) Dealing with time, just in time: sense-making and clip allocation in multi-person, multi-stream, live replay TV production. In Broth, Laurier and Mondada (Eds.) Studies of Video Practices: video at work, p. 262-286. NY: Routledge.

» Engström, A., Perry, M. and Juhlin, O. (2012). Mediated Viewing and Amateur Vision: recreational orientation in collaborative video production. Proceedings of ACM CSCW 2012 (Feb 11-15, 2012), Seattle, WA, USA. Winner: Best Paper Award (in top 1% of 415 conference submissions).

» Engström, A. and Perry, M. (2011) Liveness’ in live TV: production, experience and future design. Workshop at ACM CHI 2011, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

» Engström, A., Juhlin, O., Perry, M. and Broth, M. (2010). Temporal hybridity: Mixing live video footage with instant replay in real time. Proceedings of ACM CHI 2010, Atlanta, GA., USA, 1495-1504.

» Önnevall, E., Juhlin, O. and Perry, M. (2010). TV watching at sports bars as social interaction. Designing for crowds workshop, Pervasive’10 Conference, Helsinki

» Perry, M., Juhlin, O., Esbjörnsson, M. and Engström, A. (2009). Lean collaboration through video gestures: co-ordinating the production of live televised sport. Proceedings of ACM CHI 2009, Boston, Mass., USA, April 04-09, 2279-2288. *Nomination for best paper award.

» Engström, A., Esbjornsson, M., Juhlin, O. and Perry, M. (2008) Producing Collaborative Video: Developing an Interactive User Experience for Mobile TV. Proceedings of UXTV 2008: First International Conference on Designing Interactive User Experiences for TV and Video, Oct 22-24, Mountain View, CA, USA.

Mobile Work and Computing

» Tasoudis, S. & Perry, M. (2018) Participatory prototyping to inform the development of a remote UX. Multimodal Technologies and Interaction, 2, 74. doi:10.3390/mti2040074.

» Cycil, C., Perry, M., Laurier, E. (2014) Designing for frustration and disputes in the family car. International Journal of Mobile HCI, 6 (2), 47-61.

» Cycil, C., Perry, M.J., and Eardley, R. (2014) The HomeCar organiser: designing for blurring home-car boundaries. In Adjunct Proc. ACM UbiComp. ACM Press, NY, USA, 955-962.

» Cycil, C., Perry, M., Laurier, E. and Taylor, A. (2013) ‘Eyes Free’ In-Car Assistance: Parent and child passenger collaboration during phone calls. Proc. ACM MobileHCI 2013, Munich, Germany, 332-341.

» Cycil, C., Perry, M., Laurier, E. and Taylor, A. (2013). The Everyday Driving Life of Mothers. Motherhood and HCI Workshop, ACM CHI, Paris, France.

» Cycil, C., Perry, M. and Laurier, E. (2013) Turn that Racket off: Designing for disputes and frustration in the Family Car. MobileHCI 2013 Workshop on Entertainment Technology in Transportation against Frustration, Aggression and Irrationality.

» Cycil, C. & Perry, M. (2012) Car journeys: space, interaction and behaviour. Discourse, Communication, Conversation Conference, Loughborough, March 21-23.

» Cycil, C., Laurier, E. & Perry, M. (2012) The moving family car, media and new interactions. New Interaction Orders, New Mobile Publics Workshop, Lancaster, April 13-14.

» Perry, M. (2009) Ethnographic and documentary field methods. In Love, S. (Ed.). Handbook of mobile technology research methods. New York: Nova.

» Kanis, M., Perry, M. and Brinkman, W-P. (2008) Minimal connectedness: exploring the effects of positive messaging using mobile technology. In CHI’08 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Florence, Italy, April 5-10 2008, 2513-2522.

» Laurier, E., Lorimer, H., Brown, B., Jones, O., Juhlin, O., Noble, A., Perry, M., Pica, D., Sormani, P., Strebel,I., Swan, L., Taylor, A. S., Watts, L. and Weilenmann, A. (2008) Driving and passengering: notes on the ordinary organisation of car travel. Mobilities, 3(1), 1-23.

» Perry, M. and Brodie, J. (2005) Virtually connected, practically mobile. In Andriesson and Vartiainen (Eds.) Mobile Virtual Work: a new paradigm, p. 97-127, Berlin: Springer.

» Love, S. and Perry, M. (2004) Dealing with mobile conversations in public places: some implications for the design of socially intrusive technologies. Short paper, In Proc CHI’04, Vienna, Austria.

» Perry, M., O’Hara, K., Sellen, A. Harper, R. & Brown, B.A.T. (2001) Dealing with mobility: understanding access anytime, anywhere. ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction (ToCHI), 4(8), p. 1-25.

» O’Hara, K. and Perry, M. (2001) Shopping anytime, anywhere. Short paper: CHI 2001, Seattle, Washington.

» O’Hara, K., Perry, M., Sellen, A.J. and Brown, B. A. T. (2001) Exploring the relationship between mobile phone and document use during business travel. In Brown, B., Green, N., Harper, R. (Eds) Wireless World: social and interactional implications of wireless technology. Springer Verlag.

» Brodie, J. and Perry, M. (2001) Designing for “Blue-Collar” Work. Mobility, Collaboration and Information Use. ACM Siggroup Bulletin, 22 (3), p. 21-27.

» Lee, H. and Perry, M. (2001) Contextualising Virtuality: Polychronicity and Multipresence. Proceedings of theInternational Conference on Spacing and Timing: Rethinking Globalization & Standardization, Palermo, Italy, 1-3 November 2001.

» Brown, B. and Perry, M. (2000) Why don’t telephones have off-switches? Understanding the use of everyday technologies. Interacting with Computers,12 (6), p. 623-634.

Ubiquitous Computing 

» Perry, M., Normark, D. and Juhlin, O. (2010) Laying waste: object ownership, accountability, shared responsibility and social control. Space and Culture, 10 (13), 75-94.

» Kanis, M., Brinkman, W-P. and Perry, M. (2009) Designing for positive disclosure: What do you like today?International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 39 (3), 564-572.

» Perry, M. and Shangar, C. (2005) Marked Spaces: Interaction design and sensor integration for ubiquitous location-based messaging and communication. 3rd UK-UbiNet Workshop: Designing, evaluating and using ubiquitous computing systems, 9-11 February 2005, University of Bath.

» Perry, M., Dowdall, A., Lines, L., and Hone, K. (2004) Multimodal and ubiquitous computing systems: supporting contextual interaction for older users in the home. IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine (Special issue on Pervasive Healthcare), 8 (3), 258-270

» O’Hara, K. and Perry, M. (2003) User centred opportunities for supporting consumer behaviour through handheld and ubiquitous computing. Proceedings of the Hawai’i International Conference on System Sciences, January 6 ­ 9, 2003, Big Island, Hawaii.

» Brown, B. and Perry, M. (2002) Of maps and guidebooks: designing geographical technologies. In Procedings of DIS2002 – ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems: processes, practices, methods, and techniques. London, UK, 25-28 June, 2002 , 246-254.

» Dowdall, A. and Perry, M. (2001) The Millennium Home: domestic technology to support independent-living older people. 1st Equator IRC Workshop on Ubiquitous Computing in Domestic Environments, Nottingham, Sept 13-14.

Domestic Technology 

» Perry, M. and Rachovides, D. (2007) Entertaining situated messaging at home. CSCW: the Journal of Collaborative Computing, 16(1-2), 99-128.

» Taylor, A.S., Harper, R., Swan, L., Izadi, S. Sellen, A. Perry, M. (2007) Homes that make us smart. Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, 11 (5), 383-393.

» Rachovides, D. and Perry, M. (2006) HCI Research in the home: lessons for empirical research and technology development within the home. Short paper at the 2006 BCS HCI Conference.

» Perry, M., Rachovides, D., Taylor, A.S. and Swan, L. (2006) Playfully situated messaging in the home: appropriation of messaging resources in entertainment. ACM CHI Workshop: ‘Entertainment media at home: looking at the social aspects of use’, 2006.

» Perry, M. and Rachovides, D. (2006) At home with the on_message@home system. ACM CHI Workshop: ‘IT@Home: Unravelling Complexities of Networked Devices in the Home’, 2006.

» Swan, L., Izadi, S., Taylor, A.S., Sellen, A., Harper R. and Perry, M. (2006) Rethinking the “Smart” Home. 1st International Symposium on Intelligent Environments, Homerton College, Cambridge, UK.

Collaborative Displays

» Jamil, I., Montero, C.S., Perry, M., O’Hara, K., Karnik, A., Pihlainen, K., Marshall, M. T., Jha, S., Gupta, S. & Subramanian, S. (2017) Collaborating around Digital Tabletops: Children’s Physical Strategies from India, the UK and Finland. ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction,24(3) Article 23. DOI:

» Jamil, I., Montero, C.S., Perry, M., O’Hara, K., Karnik, A., Pihlainen, K., Marshall, M. T., Jha, S., Gupta, S. and Subramanian, S. (2017) Collaborating around Digital Tabletops: Children’s Physical Strategies from India, the UK and Finland. ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction, 24 (3) Article 23. DOI:

» Jamil, I., Perry, M., O’Hara, K., Karnik, A., Marshall, M. T., Jha, S., Gupta, S. and Subramanian, S. (2013) Dynamic Spatial Positioning: Physical collaboration around interactive table by children in India. In Proc. Interact 2013–IFIP TC13 Int. Conf. on HCI, Cape Town, South Africa, Sept 2-6, 2013. Berlin: Springer. p. 141-158.

» Jamil, I., Perry, M., O’Hara, K., Karnik, A., Marshall, M.T., Jha, S., Gupta, S. and Subramanian, S. (2012) Group Interaction on Interactive Multi-touch Tables by Children in India. IDC’12,  IFIP TC13, 11th International Conference on Interaction Design and Children. (June 12-15, 2012) Bremen, Germany.

» Jamil, I., O’Hara, K., Perry, M., Karnik, A. and Subramanian, S. (2011) The effects of interaction techniques on talk patterns in collaborative peer learning around interactive tables. Proceedings of ACM CHI 2011, Vancouver, Canada, 3043-3052.

» Perry, M., Beckett, S., O’Hara, K. & Subramanian, S. (2011) WaveWindow: public, performative gestural interaction. ACM International Conference on Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces 2010, Saarbrücken, Germany.

» Perry, M., Normark-Vesterlind, D. and Juhlin, O. (2010) Laying Waste: object ownership, accountability, shared responsibility and social control. Space and Culture, 10 (13), 75-94.

» Salovaara, A., Zarabi, R., and Perry, M. (2008) The fine art of surfacing. SIMTech’08, Nov 21-22, 2008, Cambridge, UK.

» O’Hara, K., Perry, M., Churchill, E. and Russell, D. (Eds.) (2003) Public and situated displays: social and interactional aspects of shared display technologies (edited collection, Kluwer International CSCW series.

» Perry, M. and O’Hara, K. (2003) Display-based activity in the workplace. In Proc. Interact 2003 ­ IFIP TC13 International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, Zurich, Switzerland.

» O’Hara, K., Perry, M. and Lewis, S. (2003) Interactive web signage and the ordering of social action: exploring a room calendaring display. In Proc. ACM CHI 2003, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 5-10 April 2003, 65-72.

Distributed Cognition

» Perry, M. (2013) Socially distributed cognition in loosely coupled systems. In Cowley & Vallée-Tourangeau (Eds) Cognition Beyond the Brain: computation, interactivity and human artifice, p.147-170. Berlin: Springer.

» Perry, M. (2013) Distributed Cognition. In Paschler, H. (Ed.), Sage Encyclopedia of the Mind. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

» Perry, M. (2010) Socially distributed cognition in loosely coupled systems. AI and Society, 25, 387-400.

» Spinelli, G., Perry, M., O’Hara, K. (2005) Understanding complex cognitive systems: the role of space in the organisation of collaborative work. Cognition Technology and Work, 7, 111-118.

» Perry, M., O’Hara, K., Spinelli, G. and Sharpe, B. (2003) The role of space in socially distributed cognition: some issues for cognitive engineering. 25th Annual meeting of the cognitive science society (Cogsci 2003), Boston, USA, 31 July – 2 August, 916-921.

» Perry, M. (2003) Distributed Cognition. In J.M. Carroll (Ed.) HCI Models, Theories, and Frameworks: Toward an Interdisciplinary Science. San Francisco: Morgan Kaufmann Publishers.

» Perry, M. (1999) The application of individually and socially distributed cognition in workplace studies: Two peas in a pod? In S. Bagnara (Ed.) Proceedings of the European Conference on Cognitive Science – ECCS ’99, 27th – 30th October, Certosa di Pontignano, Siena, Italy, 87-92.

» Perry, M. Fruchter, R. and Rosenberg, D. (1999) Co-ordinating distributed knowledge: an investigation into the use of an organisational memory. Cognition, Technology and Work, 1, p. 142-152.

» Perry, M. and Sanderson, D. (1998) Co-ordinating joint design work: the role of communication and artefacts. Design Studies, 19, 3, p. 273-288.

» Perry, M. (1998) Process, representation and taskworld: distributed cognition and the organisation of information. InExploring the Contexts of Information Behaviour, Eds. Wilson and Allen. London: Taylor Graham. p. 552-567.

» Perry, M. (1997) Distributed Cognition and Computer Supported Collaborative Design: The Organisation of Work in Construction Engineering. PhD Thesis, Brunel University, UK (completed 1997).

Other HCI

» Abdulhamid, N.G., Perry, M. and Kashefi, A. (2018) Process Workflow in Crowdsourced Digital Disaster Responses. Proc. 10th Int. Conf. on Social Informatics(SocInfo 2018), St.Petersburg, Russia, September 25-28, 2018. LNCS 11185, 3-22.

» Tasoudis, S. & Perry, M. (2018) Participatory prototyping to inform the development of a remote UX. Multimodal Technologies and Interaction, 2, 74. doi:10.3390/mti2040074.

» Kuljis,J., Money, A.G., Perry, M., Barnett, J., & Young, T. (2016) Technology assisted self-testing and management of oral anticoagulation therapy: A qualitative patient-focused study. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, (doi:10.1111/scs.12374).

» Jacques, J.T., Perry, M., and Kristensson, P.O. (2015) Differentiation of online text-based advertising and the effect on users’ click behavior. Computers in Human Behavior, 50, September 2015, p.535–543 (doi:10.1016/j.chb.2015.04.031).

» Roubert, F. and Perry, M. (2013) Putting the lab in the lab book: supporting coordination in large, multi-site research. Proc. BCS HCI 2013, London, UK. Love, Hone, and McEwan (Eds.), Article 12, 10 pages.

» Condon, C., Perry, M. and O’Keefe, R.M. (2004) Denotation and connotation in the human-computer interface: The ‘Save as…’ command. Behaviour and Information Technology, 23 (1), 21-31.

» Perry, M. (2003) (IS)4: Is Information Systems Interesting in Itself? European Journal of Information Systems, 12 (3), 231-234.

» O’Keefe, R.M., Cole, M., Chau, P.Y.K., Massey, A., Montoya-Weiss, M. and Perry, M. (2000) From the User Interface to the Consumer Interface: Results from a Global Experiment. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 53, 611-628.

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