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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…

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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…

2nd Unity Crash-Course successfully concluded!

The UCC-team, Dimitar Garkov, Wilhelm Kerle-Malcharek, Carlos Pinheiro, and Abdelrahman Zaky, filled 5 afternoons with intense tutorials, teaching students the basics of the Unity 3D game engine and Virtual Reality (VR) development. This year, 25 course certificates were issued to students, documenting their acquired expertise in Unity development, which is a much requested qualification for jobs in industry and a mandatory prerequisite for a number of university courses, such as Interaction in…

Workshop on Hybrid User Interfaces at ISMAR 2023

We are happy to announce that our workshop on "Hybrid User Interfaces" will take place on the 20th of October, 2023 during ISMAR'23 in Sydney, Australia! The workshop is a full-day hybrid event, featuring a keynote by Steven Feiner. With 16 accepted submissions, we look forward to fruitful discussions about challenges, opportunities, and application areas about hybrid user interfaces!

See our workshop website for more information:

About the workshop:
Hybrid user…

Teaching Winter Term 2023/2024

For the upcoming winter term, we will offer the events listed below. Please mind the starting dates for individual courses.

Unity Crash-Course (Block event before the regular semester start) - 16.10. - 20.10.2023 from 13:30 - 18:00
⇢ ZT702

Link: ZEuS

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Welcome of the First Semester Students (Bachelor) - Tuesday, 17.10.2023 from 13:30 to 16:45
⇢ M629, presentations by all working groups of the department

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Preliminary discussion of Bachelor/Master Projects - Monday,…