Uprooting beets on an augmented reality farm could soon help recovering stroke victims improve their motor skills if a team of human-computer interaction students receives enough votes by tomorrow night. The team of three Carnegie Mellon HCI students behind Wabbit, one of only ten finalists remaining in the National Geographic CHASING GENIUS: UNLIMITED INNOVATION idea challenge, is currently in fourth place.
Aesha Shah had been working at the startup Resy for about a year, so the timing seemed right when she saw Professor Bob Kraut’s email seeking capstone sponsors. Having completed an HCI capstone with Kraut as her advisor during her own undergraduate days at Carnegie Mellon University, she was familiar with the rigor involved with the project.
From speaking to event planning, three members of the Carnegie Mellon University Human-Computer Interaction Institute contributed to the 11th annual Educational Data Mining Conference held in Buffalo, NY, Sunday, July 15 through Wednesday, July 18, 2018.
Many experts from the learning sciences and educational technologies communities gathered at the University College London (UCL) Institute of Education in London last week for not one but three conferences during the London Festival of Learning.
Less than 48 hours after going online, the tickets were gone.
The tickets -- not for a concert, Broadway show or cross-town rivalry sporting event -- were for our Human-Computer Interaction Institute alumni networking event on Thursday, June 14, 2018, at Facebook, Inc.
Selected from more than one thousand proposals, four faculty members from the Human-Computer Interaction Institute have received 2017 Google Faculty Research Awards. Google hopes these collaborative relationships with world-class computer science faculty researchers will impact how future generations use technology, benefiting both the researchers and Google.
Greg Coticchia, the executive director of Carnegie Mellon University’s new Master of Science in Product Management program, recently discussed the joint program between the School of Computer Science and the Tepper School of Business.
Jessica Hammer, assistant professor at Carnegie Mellon University, jointly appointed in the Human-Computer Interaction Institute (HCII) and the Entertainment Technology Center (ETC), has received the 2018 award for Teaching Innovation. All university award winners were recognized at the Celebration of Education awards ceremony and reception on Monday, April 30, 2018.
Searches involving multiple websites can quickly get confusing, particularly when performed on a mobile device with a small screen. A new web browser developed at Carnegie Mellon University now brings order to complex searches in a way not possible with conventional tabbed browsing.