Seminar

[Paper Discussion] Tuesday, March 24th – Virtual Agents and Deformable Displays

March 24, 2017

Time: Tuesday, March 24th, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Location: Siebel 3124 Please read the following papers and articles to prepare for this week’s discussion: Paper: “Confiding in and Listening to Virtual Agents: The Effect of Personality” – http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=3025206 Article: “Bots, the …

[Paper Discussion] March 7th – Mobile UI Design and Texting

March 3, 2017

Time: Tuesday, March 7th, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Location: 3124 Siebel Center This week, we will be discussing the following 2 papers: Paper 1 Title: Optimizing Touchscreen Keyboards for Gesture Typing (link: http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?doid=2702123.2702326) Abstract: Despite its growing popularity, gesture typing suffers from …

[Paper Discussion] February 28th – Using a Shape-Changing Device for a Tactile-Visual Phone Conversation

February 24, 2017

Time: Tuesday, February 28th, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Location: 3124 Siebel Center This week, we will be discussing the following paper: Title: The Trial of Bendi in a Coffeehouse: Use of a Shape-Changing Device for a Tactile-Visual Phone Conversation (link: http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?doid=2702123.2702326) …

[Speaker + Discussion] February 21st – Sanorita Dey CSCW Practice Talk and Webzeitgeist Paper Discussion

February 17, 2017

Time: Tuesday, February 21st, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Location: 3405 Siebel Center We will have a speaker for the first half, and then a paper discussion for the second half. Presenter: Sanorita Dey Title: The Art and Science of Persuasion:Not All Crowdfunding …

October 3, 2017 Seminar – Dr. Lana Yarosh, Guest Speaker

February 16, 2017

[Speaker + Discussion] February 14th – Mary Pietrowicz Talk & Movement-Based Play in Wheelchairs Discussion

February 10, 2017

Time: Tuesday, February 14th, 2017 11:00 am-12:00 pm Location: 3405 Siebel Center Hi, everyone! This week, we will once again have a practice conference talk for the first half of the seminar and then a paper discussion for the second …

[Speaker + Discussion] Farnaz Jahanbakhsh Talk & Virtual Role-Play Discussion

February 3, 2017

Time: Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 11:00 am-12:00 pm Location: 3405 Siebel Center This week’s seminar will have two parts. During the first half, Farnaz will give a 20 minute practice talk for the research she will be presenting at this …

[Speaker] January 31st – Dr. W. Lewis Johnson, CEO and Chief Scientist, Alelo, Inc

January 24, 2017

Time: Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 11:00 am-12:00 pm Location: 3124 National Center for Supercomputing (NCSA) Room 1040 Title: Virtual Role-Play with Interactive Characters Abstract: Globalization and artificial intelligence are making many routine jobs obsolete. Yet demand remains strong for workers with good …

[Discussion] January 24th – Sikuli & Wearables for Health

January 20, 2017

Time: Tuesday, January 24th, 2017 11:00 am-12:00 pm Location: 3124 Siebel Center We will be discussing Sikuli (http://sikulix.com/), image recognition-based user interface simulation software, and an article about wearables for illness detection, “Wearables Could Soon Know You’re Sick Before You Do.” Video …

HCI Seminar

January 17, 2017

This semester, the HCI Seminar will be a combination of student-led paper discussions and student research presentations. All meetings, unless otherwise noted, will be held in Siebel 3124. Our first paper discussion will take place January 24th – stay tuned …

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