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Complementary Interfaces Workshop and Talk of Raimund Dachselt

We are excited to host Raimund Dachselt and his group from TU Dresden!

During a two-day workshop (Wednesday and Thursday), we will discuss current approaches of ubiquitous data visualizations and work towards novel visualization techniques for virtual and augmented reality applications. We'll also explore how complementary interfaces can help in the evaluation of user data in mixed reality. We're looking forward to fruitful discussions!

To conclude the workshop, Raimund Dachselt will give a…

Teaching Summer Term 2024

Please find a list of all lectures, exercises, and directed studies offered by the HCI Group in chronological order below. Please note the individual starting dates. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Johannes Zagermann.

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Preliminary discussion of Bachelor/Master Projects - Monday, 08.04.2024 at 10:00
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This semester's preliminary discussion of current offerings for Bachelor or Master projects will take place during the HCI Student…

Welcome Uta!

We are happy to welcome Uta Wagner for her research stay in our group! Uta is a PhD Student at Aarhus University, Denmark and she joins our group as a visiting researcher from March until May 2024.

We asked Uta some questions about her research stay:

Johannes Zagermann (JZ): Hey Uta, thanks for being here! Can you give us some background information on your research stay in our group?
Uta Wagner (UW): As part of my PhD program at Aarhus University, I have the exciting opportunity to complete a…

Transfer Award for our Exhibition "YOUTOPIA – Stadtvisionen erleben"

We are pleased to announce that our exhibition "YOUTOPIA - Stadtvisionen erleben" was awarded with the Transfer Award 2023 at the New Year's Reception of the University of Konstanz Alumni Association (VEUK). The Transfer Award is awarded annually by the University of Konstanz Society together with the University of Konstanz for projects that build a successful bridge between science and society. The award includes a prize money of 3000 Euro. The laudatory speech was held by Björn Graf…

New Article Online: 'Fluid Interaction Revisited'

As part of his sabbatical during the winter term 2023/2024, Harald Reiterer has given a series of talks at different institutions on "Fluid Interaction for Visual Data Analysis" - based on these talks, Harald wrote an article called "Fluid Interaction Revisited". The article reflects on more than a decade of research on Fluid Interaction for Information Visualization - feel free to read and share the article!

New article in the International Journal of Human-Computer Studies

We are happy that our article on “Grand challenges in human-food interaction” has now been published in the International Journal of Human-Computer Studies:

Mueller, F., Obrist, M., Bertran, F. A., Makam, N., Kim, S., Dawes, C., Marti, P., Mancini, M., Ceccaldi, E., Pasumarthy, N., Claire, S., Jung, K. s., Deng, J., Steimle, J., Krasteva, N., Schwalk, M., Reiterer, H., Wang, H., & Wang, Y. (2023).

The article highlights increasing interest in combining interactive technology with food,…

ISS 2023: Doctoral Symposium, Papers, and Impact Award

Our group contributes in multiple ways to this year's ACM ISS 2023 in Pittsburgh:

Jonathan Wieland will present his dissertation research as part of the Doctoral Symposium. Here, we will showcase his progress and possible future directions for Designing and Evaluating Interaction for Handheld AR. Additionally, Tiare Feuchtner was invited to the Doctoral Symposium as a panelist together with Mark Hancock (University of Waterloo).

Two paper sessions will feature talks on papers that have been…

Welcome Anke

We are happy to welcome a new member to our HCI family in Konstanz: Dr. Anke Reinschlüssel has joined us as a postdoctoral researcher! Previously, Anke was a PhD student at the University of Bremen. For her dissertation, Anke designed and evaluated several research prototypes to improve surgical planning and the conduction of surgeries. Therefore, she used tangibles, virtual reality, and new types of multimodal feedback.

In her current role as postdoctoral researcher, Anke will continue working…