CHCI’s presence at CHI’16 conference in San Jose

CHCI's presence at CHI'16 conference in San Jose

May 16, 2016

San Jose

CHCI had quite a prominent presence in the Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI) conference in San Jose, CA. This was the largest CHI conference so far, with 3,876 attendees and 20 tracks of technical program. CHCI faculty and students participated in Workshops, the Student Research Competition, and the Video Showcase. More specifically the entries were:

Panagiotis Apostolellis & Doug Bowman with a paper: Supporting Social Engagement for Young Audiences with Serious Games and Virtual Environments in Museums at the Workshop: Involving the Crowd in Future Museum Design Experiences.
Maoyuan Sun, Peng Mi, Hao Wu, Chris North, Naren Ramakrishnan with a paper: "Usability Challenges underlying Bicluster Interaction for Sensemaking" at the Workshop: Human Centered Machine Learning.
Anamary Leal and Steve Harrison with a paper: "Practical Meaning Construction of Fabric Materials in Maker Situations" at the Workshop: Fabrication & HCI: Hobbyist Making, Industrial Production, and Beyond.
Nai-Ching Wang (advisor: Dr. Kurt Luther) with a Student Research Competition paper/poster (finalist): "Crowdnection: Connecting High-level Concepts with Historical Documents via Crowdsourcing."

Kurt Luther was a co-chair of the Video Showcase session.