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News
30 September 2010
HCI Lab presents its new tool for virtual exhibition design at Le Louvre in Paris.
The presentation took place in the context of the 11th VAST International Symposium on Virtual Reality, Archaeology and Cultural Heritage, which selected our contribution as a full paper.
10 September 2010
Our lab presents two papers at the MOBILE HCI 2010 International Conference.
The conference selection process was so strict that only 17% of short papers submissions and only 23% of full papers submissions were accepted. Our two papers deal respectively with communication between medical responders and deaf persons and menu selection for blind users on mobile devices.
28 June 2010
Our lab presented two papers at Smart Graphics 2010 in Canada.
10 June 2010
Persuasion through Virtual Reality.
This week, at the Persuasive 2010 International Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, we have presented our accepted full paper that shows how Virtual Reality can be an effective tool to induce emotions (including anxiety) and change people attitudes towards personal safety topics. The conference selection process was very strict leading to the acceptance of less than a third of the 80 submitted papers.
20 April 2010
Designing multimodal interfaces for mobile devices.
Future interfaces of phones and other mobile devices will be increasingly multimodal. Read Luca Chittaro's introduction and advice on mobile multimodal interfaces in the invited paper just published by Springer's Journal on Multimodal User Interfaces.
26 March 2010
HCI Lab receives honorary mention at the IEEE Conference on Games for Serious Applications.
Our serious game for training medical first responders received the honorary mention as one of the three best full papers of the international conference IEEE VS-GAMES 2010.
19 November 2009
Easily arranging 3D objects in virtual worlds.
Today, at the ACM VRST 2009 Symposium, our lab presents a full paper on the effectiveness of combining a first person and a map view in 3D object arrangement tasks. Our work is one of the 21 full-papers accepted by the conference out of 61 submitted.
15 September 2009
The director of our lab gives invited tutorial on Mobile Visualization at Mobile HCI 2009.
Luca Chittaro presented the tutorial today at the Mobile HCI 2009 international conference in Bonn. The speech dealt with how to build effective visual interfaces on mobile devices and the slides have been made available on the Web.
27 July 2009
Our lab has presented two papers at the UMAP 2009 International Conference.
The conference selection process was strict leading to the acceptance of only 47 research papers out of 125 submitted. Our two papers deal respectively with user modeling of disabled persons for improving emergency medical services and filtering of fitness trail content generated by mobile users.
23 May 2009
Luca Chittaro delivers keynote speech at IEEE HSI 2009.
The director of our lab gave today the keynote speech at the international IEEE conference on Human-System Interaction. The topic of the speech concerned the role of visualization in mobile human-computer interaction.