Yann Riche, user experience and hci research
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I am currently a senior user experience researcher at Google, focusing on the cloud developer experience.
On this website, you will find information about my job as an academic researcher and as a user experience researcher and designer. You can check out the research section for details about my research projects, including my Ph.D. thesis (in English) and markerClock. You can also visit my publication section to know more about my published research work.

I live in the Seattle area and I am always interested to hear about exciting, innovative projects that need a user-centered perspective. If you want to have a broad overview of my past projects, you can visit my portfolio section describing some of my work in user experience and human computer interaction in general. Finally, you can visit my photography gallery to see some of my work.


November 9th 2015: Joined Google!
I am privileged enough to now be working at Google, in the Seattle / Krikland area. Google is an amazing company, from the perspective of both the products it delivers and how disruptive those are, and the emplooyee culture which is amazing. I look forward to adding my contributions to those of so many smarter people.

recent publications

Supporting Developers' Coordination in the IDE Anja Guzzy, Alberto Bacchelli, Yann Riche, Aarie van Deursen in the Proceedings of CSCW 2015 (ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Collaborative Work), 2015. Download File

LinkWave: a visual adjacency list for dynamic weighted networks Nathalie Riche-Henry, Yann Riche, Nicolas Roussel, Sheelagh Carpendale, Tara Madhyastha, Thomas J Grabowski, in the Proceedings of the IHM 2014 (26 Conference Francophone sur L'interaction Homme Machine), 2014. Download File

Explanatory Debugging: Supporting End-User Debugging of Machine-Learned Programs Todd Kulesza, Simone Stumpf, Margaret Burnett, Weng-Keen Wong, Yann Riche, Travis Moore, Ian Oberst, Amber Shinsel, Kevin McIntosh, to appear at VL-HCC 2010 (IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing), 2010. Download File

Hard-to-Use Interfaces Considered Beneficial (Some of the Time)
Yann Riche, Nathalie Riche, Petra Isenberg, Anastasia Bezerianos, to be presented at alt.chi at the CHI conference in Apr. 2010. Download Paper

PeerCare: Supporting Awareness of Rhythms and Routines for Better Aging in Place
Yann Riche, Wendy Mackay, in the Springer Journal of Collaborative Computing 19(1), Feb. 2010. Download File