HCI Seminar Series Fall 2005

Fridays, 1:30 PM, Kiva Seminar Room (32-G449)
Refreshments served 15 minutes before each talk.
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Contact Jaime Teevan (teevan@mit.edu) with questions.


David MacKay, University of Cambridge
Dasher - Efficient Communication with Any Muscle, or Even Just One Neuron
Speaker(s): David MacKay
Date: Thursday, July 21, 2005
Time: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: Patil Seminar Room (32-G449)
Contact: Jaime Teevan, 617/253-1611, teevan@csail.mit.edu

Edward Tse, University of Calgary
Puppetry in 3D Animations
Speaker(s): Edward Tse
Date: Friday, September 02, 2005
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Location: Star Seminar Room (32-D463)
Contact: Jaime Teevan, 617/253-1611, teevan@csail.mit.edu

Ted Selker, MIT Media Lab
Context Aware Computing, Understanding and Responding to Human Intention
Speaker(s): Ted Selker
Date: Friday, September 09, 2005
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Location: Star Seminar Room (32-D463)
Contact: Jaime Teevan, 617/253-1611, teevan@csail.mit.edu

Jared Spool, User Interface Engineering
What Users's Want
Speaker(s): Jared Spool
Date: Friday, September 16, 2005
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Location: Patil Seminar Room (32-G449)
Contact: Jaime Teevan, 617/253-1611, teevan@csail.mit.edu

Judith Tabolt Matthews, University of Pittsburgh, School of Nursing
Robots and Other Intelligent Technology for Older Adults
Speaker(s): Judith Tabolt Matthews
Date: Friday, September 23, 2005
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Location: Patil Seminar Room (32-G449)
Contact: Jaime Teevan, 617/253-1611, teevan@csail.mit.edu

Marina Bers, Tufts Univeristy
Developmental Technologies: Designing Computational Environments to Promote Positive Youth Development
Speaker(s): Marina Bers
Date: Friday, September 30, 2005
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Location: Patil Seminar Room (32-G449)
Contact: Jaime Teevan, 617/253-1611, teevan@csail.mit.edu

Beth Logan, Hewlett Packard
Automatic Music Similarity Measures
Speaker(s): Beth Logan
Date: Friday, October 07, 2005
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Location: Patil Seminar Room (32-G449)
Contact: Jaime Teevan, 617/253-1611, teevan@csail.mit.edu

Stephen Intille, MIT House_n
The PlaceLab: What it does, what's been done with it, and how you can use it for your own research
Speaker(s): Stephen Intille
Date: Friday, October 14, 2005
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Location: Patil Seminar Room (32-G449)
Contact: Jaime Teevan, 617/253-1611, teevan@csail.mit.edu

Ben Shneiderman, University of Maryland, College Park
The Thrill of Discovery: Information Visualization for High-Dimensional Spaces
Speaker(s): Ben Shneiderman
Date: Tuesday, October 18, 2005
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Patil Seminar Room (32-G449)
Contact: Jaime Teevan, 617/253-1611, teevan@csail.mit.edu

Tamara Adlin, Amazon Services
The Persona Lifecycle: Integrating User Representations into Every Stage of Product Design
Speaker(s): Tamara Adlin
Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2005
Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Patil Seminar Room (32-G449)
Contact: Jaime Teevan, 617/253-1611, teevan@csail.mit.edu

Martin Wattenberg, IBM Watson Research Center
The Social Life of Visualizations
Speaker(s): Martin Wattenberg
Date: Friday, November 04, 2005
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Location: Patil Seminar Room (32-G449)
Contact: Jaime Teevan, 617/253-1611, teevan@csail.mit.edu

William Gribbons, Design and Usability Center, Bentley College
HCI Meets the Boardroom: User Experience as a Business Unit
Speaker(s): William Gribbons
Date: Friday, November 18, 2005
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Location: Star Seminar Room (32-D463)
Contact: Jaime Teevan, 617/253-1611, teevan@csail.mit.edu

Paul Lukowicz, UMIT, Innsbruck, Austria; ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Context Awarness In Wearable System in Human Computer Interaction
Speaker(s): Paul Lukowicz
Date: Friday, December 02, 2005
Time: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Patil Seminar Room (32-G449)
Contact: Jaime Teevan, 617/253-1611, teevan@csail.mit.edu