June 4th, Prof. Dr. habil. phys. Valentin Popov of the Technical University Riga held a talk about “Singer and Computer”. We thank Prof. Popov for the insight into this uncommon topic.
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April 26th we went to Paris for the world’s biggest conference in the field of human-computer interaction, the ACM CHI 2013 (Photo gallery). With us we brought three Full Papers, an Interactivity and four Workshop Papers. Also, we co-organized two full day workshops. Reason enough for our bus to be fully booked, even though we 10 only made up fraction of the record-breaking 3450 attendants.
The first PhD student of the Interactive Media Lab Dresden to do so, Sophie Stellmach very successfully defended her dissertation on May 17th. 2013. Congratulations from all of us for this great achievement, Sophie! The topic of the dissertation was “Gaze-Supported Multimodal Interaction”. We were ale to win Prof. Robert Jacob, PhD of Tufts University (USA) as external supervisor. As the promotion was started in Magdeburg, some ceremonial traditions from Mageburg enriched the festivity in Dresden. The photo gallery gives an insight into this memorable day. It was crowned with a party on the banks of the Elbe in the evening, where Sophie also mastered the “real” parts of her defense.
Mai 17th, Prof. Robert Jacob, Ph.D. (Tufts University, Mass., USA) gave a talk on Reality-Based Interaction, Next Generation User Interfaces, and Brain-Computer Interfaces within the scope of the Dresden Talks on Interaction & Visualization. We thank Robert Jacob for the exciting talk, which proved popular with over 150 visitors. photo gallery (more info)
End of April, the world’s most important conference in the field of human-computer interaction, ACM CHI, will take place in Paris, France. We are proud that our group will present three Full Papers, one Interactivity and four Workshop-Papers and is also leading organizer of two own full-day workshops.
From November 10th to 14th, Martin Spindler and Raimund Dachselt attended the ACM Conference on Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces (ITS) in Cambridge (USA). The ACM ITS is the world’s most important conference in the field of human-computer interaction on interactive surfaces. Continue reading