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    Accelerated Software Testing


    The United States spends more than $48 billion/year on software testing, and many powerful testing tools have significant usability barriers that limit th...

  • Soundify assists users in matching sound effects (in bold) and ambients (in italics) to video, and helps dynamically adjust panning and volume by localizing "sound emitters".



    In the art of video editing, sound is really half the story. Through formative interviews with professional editors (N=10), we found that the manual task ...

  • screenshot of the Jigsaw prototyping system

    Jigsaw: Supporting Designers to Prototype Multimodal Applications by Assembling AI Foundation Models


    Recent advancements in AI foundation models have made it possible for them to be utilized off-the-shelf for creative tasks, including ideating design conc...

  • Wikibench illustration of a bench made up of the 8 puzzle pieces from the wiki logo



    AI tools are increasingly deployed in community contexts. However, datasets used to evaluate AI are typically created by developers and annotators outside...

  • Data Navigator provides visualization toolkits with rich, accessible navigation structures, robust input handling, and flexible, semantic rendering.

    Data Navigator


    Data Navigator is a JavaScript library that allows for navigation of data structures. Data Navigator makes png, svg, canvas, and even webgl graphics acces...

  • To ease the friction caused by reduced in-person interaction, a team of HCII researchers created a Slack application called Nooks that helps initiate casual conversations and create affinity groups in an online workspace.

    Reviving Office Chatter


    Researchers Design Tool to Enhance Workplace Socialization in Remote, Hybrid Arrangements About one-third of our lives are spent at work, and the relationships we build there can have per...

  • HCII faculty member Chris Harrison earned the UIST Lasting Impact Award for his 2011 work on OmniTouch, a wearable system that turns everyday surfaces into an interactive screen.

    Harrison Earns Lasting Impact Award for Turning Everyday Surfaces Into Touch Screens


    Good technology takes time to get right. When widespread use of touch screens skyrocketed around 2007, for example, the research had been underway for roughly 50 years....

  • Skeema logo, 3 overlapping dots



    Skeema is a new way to manage your tabs that helps to declutter your browser and your mind. ...

  • close up of the ReCompFig kinematic display



    From creating input devices to rendering tangible information, the field of HCI is interested in using kinematic mechanisms to create human-computer inter...

  • screenshot of tool that measures context, trustworthiness and thoroughness of content

    CMU Researchers Develop Tool To Help Determine When To Reuse Content


    Don't reinvent the wheel, the saying goes. But before using someone else's design, at least make sure it will be round....

  • side by side photos of Joseph Chee Chang and Niki Kittur

    Overcoming Tab Overload


    If you are reading this, chances are you have several other tabs open in your browser that you mean to get to eventually....

  • sensing relationships icon: a continuous loop between a person and their friends with a mobile phone in the middle

    Understanding Mental Health with Mobile Sensing


    Understanding how our family and friends affect our mental health People are social beings in nature and our friends and family play a crucial part in ou...