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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.
13 May 2009
The director of our lab gives keynote speech on Multimodality in the Mobile Context.
Luca Chittaro gave the speech today at the international event on Challenges of Engineering Multimodal Interaction, held at the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology in Germany. The speech discussed challenges and opportunities for multimodality on mobile devices.
29 April 2009
Luca Chittaro is invited speaker for the ENEL "Meet the Scientists" initiative.
ENEL is Italy’s largest power company, and Europe’s second listed utility by installed capacity. The event took place today in the city of Livorno. The invited speech dealt with human-computer interaction and computer-mediated communication.
10 April 2009
Our lab heads large project on advanced emergency medical services for the disabled.
Today we made available a web site where you can read about the goals, partners, results of the project, and get the first publications.
11 March 2009
Two (out of 21) full papers accepted by IEEE VS-GAMES 2009 are from our Lab.
The First International IEEE Conference in Serious Games will be held this month in the UK, and the two papers we will be presenting concern respectively a serious game for personal fire safety training and task modeling in serious game design for medical first responders.
10 September 2008
Luca Chittaro delivers keynote speech at IFIP World Computer Congress.
The director of our lab is one of the keynote speakers of the 20th World Computer Congress organized by IFIP. The congress was attended by 2000 participants from 70 countries. The topic of the speech concerned Interaction with Visual Interfaces on Mobile Devices.