Human-computer Interaction (HCI)

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Professor
chuang@ischool.berkeley.edu
Focus: Bio-sensory computing; information economics and policy
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Lecturer
jguerra@ischool.berkeley.edu
Focus: I'm an Information Visualization researcher, teacher, entrepreneur and dreamer. I do research on Photo Visualization, Network Visualization, Web development and Accessibility. http://johnguerra.co
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hearst@berkeley.edu
Focus: Human-computer interaction, information visualization, computational linguistics, search and information retrieval, improving MOOCs and online education
(510) 642-8016
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kimiko@ischool.berkeley.edu
Focus: Human-computer interaction, tangible user interfaces
(415) 269-1513
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vanhouse@ischool.berkeley.edu
Focus: Science and technology studies (STS), user experience research, visual media, visual studies, visual narrative

Human-computer Interaction (HCI) news

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The smart fabric could be used to create clothes with dynamically changing colors or patterns. But who would wear clothes that double as a computer display? And why? New research explores these questions.

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Is technology affecting our mental health? Can technology support free speech and still protect against harassment? How do we embed our biases in big data algorithms? The Center for Technology, Society & Policy wants to explore these questions and more.
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The dataset could help answer whether it’s possible to accurately use consumer-grade devices to interpret attention level in a problem-solving test. The class hopes that other researchers will be able to repeat the experiment with even larger subject pools.
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Facebook is grappling with its impact on our social and emotional lives  —  and that’s a good thing. But it has to get the research right. Why Facebook did the experiment, and how to make it better.
Laura Devendorf makes a toy gun from hot glue and candy, following the computer's instructions.
Machines increasingly do humans’ jobs. But what happens when a human performs a machine’s tasks? A new project by doctoral student Laura Devendorf explores that role reversal, with unexpected insights into the creative process how people interact with machines.
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School of Information faculty and students are presenting their research on human-computer interaction in Toronto this week at the annual CHI conference.
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Parikh is transforming the world’s poorest areas by designing, evaluating, and deploying appropriate information systems that support sustainable economic development.
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Eight I School faculty and students will be presenting their research at the upcoming CHI Conference in Paris, France.
New headsets use a single sensor resting against the forehead. (<a href="http://flic.kr/p/6abfCp">photo by Cory Doctorow</a>)
Instead of typing your password, in the future you may only have to think your password. A new School of Information study explores the feasibility of brainwave-based computer authentication as a substitute for passwords.
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How can students work together in the new generation of online courses? And how can online systems support and encourage peer learning? A new School of Information research project aims to answer these questions and more.

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