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Perception of Privacy-Utility Tradeoffs in Contact-Tracing Apps Key to Widespread Adoption

CMU Researchers Find Users Prefer Centralized System Contact-tracing could help curb the spread of COVID-19. While the process can be pe...

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Study Questions Benefits of Social Networks to Disaster Response

  Communication Within Groups Not as Helpful as Anticipated Faced with a common peril, people delay making decisions that might s...

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HCII Responds to the Pandemic

As stay-at-home orders swept across the country during the Covid-19 pandemic, our researchers answered the call to help others. When the ...

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Self-Healing Devices Gain or Regain Function After Being Cut

A "smart" polymer cast that automatically seals itself around a broken arm, a membrane that can sense where it has been cut, and pneumati...

Carnegie Mellon Launches New Undergraduate Degree in Human-Computer Interaction

HCI Major Addresses Growing Demand for Expertise in Technology and Design

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New AI Enables Teachers To Rapidly Develop Intelligent Tutoring Systems

Intelligent tutoring systems have been shown to be effective in helping to teach certain subjects, such as algebra or grammar, but creati...

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FitByte Uses Sensors on Eyeglasses To Automatically Monitor Diet

CMU Researchers Propose Multimodal System To Track Foods, Liquid Intake Food plays a big role in our health, and for that reason many pe...

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New Device Simulates Feel of Walls, Solid Objects in Virtual Reality

Strings Attached to Hand, Fingers Create More Realistic Haptic Feedback Today's virtual reality systems can create immersive visual expe...

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Virtual Talks from CHI 2020

  The 2020 international ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI) was scheduled to take place this week (April...