HCI Seminar Series spring 2009

Weekly speakers on topics related to human-computer interaction design. The seminar is is held Fridays at 2:00 PM in the Kiva/Patil Seminar room (32-G449) and is open to the public. Add yourself to the mailing list to receive announcements, or contact Michael Bernstein with questions.


Ed Chi, PARC
Augmented Social Cognition: Using Web2.0 technology to enhance the ability of groups to remember, think, and reason
Speaker(s): Ed Chi
Date: Tuesday, February 03, 2009
Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Patil Conference Room (32-G449)
Contact: Rob Miller, x4-6028, rcm@mit.edu

Ruth Rosenholtz, MIT Brain and Cognitive Sciences
Do predictions of visual perception aid design?
Speaker(s): Ruth Rosenholtz
Date: Friday, February 20, 2009
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: Patil/Kiva Seminar Room 32-G449
Contact: Michael Bernstein, (617) 253-0452, msbernst@mit.edu

Krzysztof Gajos, Harvard University and Microsoft Research
Automatically Generating Personalized User Interfaces
Speaker(s): Krzysztof Gajos
Date: Friday, February 27, 2009
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: Patil/Kiva Seminar Room 32-G449
Contact: Michael Bernstein, (617) 253-0452, msbernst@mit.edu

Belle Tseng, Yahoo!
Universal Web Search Relevance
Speaker(s): Belle Tseng
Date: Tuesday, March 03, 2009
Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Star Seminar Room 32-D463
Contact: Michael Bernstein, (617) 253-0452, msbernst@mit.edu

Joseph Lawrance, Oregon State University
Information Foraging in Debugging
Speaker(s): Joseph Lawrance
Date: Friday, March 13, 2009
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: Patil/Kiva Seminar Room 32-G449
Contact: Michael Bernstein, (617) 253-0452, msbernst@mit.edu

Takeo Igarashi, University of Tokyo
Interactive "Smart" Computers
Speaker(s): Takeo Igarashi
Date: Monday, March 30, 2009
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: 32-D463 Star Seminar Room
Contact: Michael Bernstein, (617) 253-0452, msbernst@mit.edu

Jaime Teevan, Microsoft Research
The Web Changes Everything: How Dynamic Content Affects the Way People Find Online
Speaker(s): Jaime Teevan
Date: Friday, April 03, 2009
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: Patil/Kiva Seminar Room 32-G449
Contact: Michael Bernstein, (617) 253-0452, msbernst@mit.edu

Michel Beaudouin-Lafon, Université de Paris-Sud
Interaction Beyond Computation
Speaker(s): Michel Beaudouin-Lafon
Date: Friday, April 10, 2009
Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Star Seminar Room 32-D463
Contact: Michael Bernstein, (617) 253-0452, msbernst@mit.edu

Patrick Baudisch, Microsoft Research and Hasso Plattner Institute
Back-of-Device Interaction Allows Creating Very Small Touch Devices
Speaker(s): Patrick Baudisch
Date: Friday, April 10, 2009
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: Patil/Kiva Seminar Room 32-G449
Contact: Michael Bernstein, (617) 253-0452, msbernst@mit.edu

Orit Shaer, Wellesley
A Specification Paradigm for the Design and Implementation of Tangible User Interfaces
Speaker(s): Orit Shaer
Date: Friday, May 01, 2009
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: Patil/Kiva Seminar Room 32-G449
Contact: Michael Bernstein, (617) 253-0452, msbernst@mit.edu

William Jones, University of Washington
Putting Our Digital Information in Its Place: Lessons Learned from Fieldwork and Prototyping in the Keeping Found Things Found Project
Speaker(s): William Jones
Date: Tuesday, May 05, 2009
Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Patil/Kiva Seminar Room 32-G449
Contact: Michael Bernstein, x3-0452, msbernst@mit.edu