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Show Your Hands: Smartwatches Sense Hand Activity | Human

May 07, 2019  · Apps might alert users to typing habits that could lead to repetitive strain injury (RSI), or assess the onset of motor impairments such as those associated with Parkinson's disease. Laput and Harrison began their exploration of hand activity detection by recruiting 50 people to wear specially programmed smartwatches for almost 1,000 hours

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Enabling Technologies | Human-Computer Interaction Institute

Posted: (52 years ago) A team at Apple analyzed nearly 78,000 screenshots from more than 4,000 apps to improve the screen reader function on its mobile devices. The result was Screen Recognition, a tool that uses machine learning and computer vision to automatically detect and provide content readable by VoiceOver for apps that would otherwise not be accessible.

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HCII Responds to the Pandemic | Human-Computer Interaction ...

Posted: (52 years ago) While some HCI folks were working on digital solutions to public safety, others were applying their skills to produce much needed personal protective equipment (PPE) for medical workers. HCI Professor Scott Hudsonapplied his experience with 3D printing to the maker movement. “I was, early in the crisis, pulled into a rapid response team organized out of the University of Washington which had just begun working with the Veterans Health Administration in Seattle to try to do quick production of PPE through 3D printi…

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CMU at Virtual CHI 2021 | Human-Computer Interaction Institute

Posted: (52 years ago) In this paper, we explore inferring accessibility metadata for mobile apps from their pixels, as the visual interfaces often best reflect an app's full functionality. We trained a robust, fast, memory-efficient, on-device model to detect UI elements using a dataset of 77,637 screens (from 4,068 iPhone apps) that we collected and annotated.

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Sensors | Human-Computer Interaction Institute

Posted: (52 years ago) Devices That Know What Your Hands Are Doing Could Unlock New Apps. We've become accustomed to our smartwatches and smartphones sensing what our bodies are doing, be it walking, driving or sleeping. But what about our hands? It turns out that smartwatches, with a few tweaks, can detect a surprising number of things your hands are doing.

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Research Projects | Human-Computer Interaction Institute

Posted: (52 years ago) Peekaboo is a new IoT app development framework that aims to make it easier for developers to build privacy-sensitive smart home apps through the intermediary of a smart home hub, while simultaneously offering architectural support for building centralized and consistent privacy features across all the apps.

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News & Events | Human-Computer Interaction Institute

Posted: (52 years ago) Jun 17, 2021  · A team at Apple analyzed nearly 78,000 screenshots from more than 4,000 apps to improve the screen reader function on its mobile devices. …

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RemoteClipBook and RemoteClipHack

Posted: (52 years ago) Both RemoteClip apps provide these remote cut-and-paste and hyperlinking capabilities. They differ mainly in user interface: RemoteClipBook is an ordinary Palm application. In addition to remote clipboard and hyperlinking operations, it provides a database for storing chunks of text (much like the built-in …

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HCI Undergraduate Programs | Human-Computer Interaction ...

Posted: (52 years ago) The field of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) is devoted to the design, implementation, and evaluation of interactive computer-based services and applications. Examples of HCI products include intelligent computer tutors and educational games, online communities, smartphone apps and interactive robots, just to name a few. Constructing an HCI product is a cyclic, iterative process that involves at least three stages. The Design stage involves principles of design and human behavior, the Implementation stage …

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Wearables | Human-Computer Interaction Institute

Posted: (52 years ago) Devices That Know What Your Hands Are Doing Could Unlock New Apps. We've become accustomed to our smartwatches and smartphones sensing what our bodies are doing, be it walking, driving or sleeping. But what about our hands? It turns out that smartwatches, with a few tweaks, can detect a surprising number of things your hands are doing.

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Context-Aware Computing - Human-Computer Interaction Institute

Posted: (52 years ago) HCI Students Present Research During MoM 2019. The Undergraduate Research Symposium, or the "Meeting of the Minds," (MoM) is a university-wide celebration of undergraduate research.More than 700 Carnegie Mellon University students, including several from the Human-Computer Interaction Institute, presented their research on Wednesday, May 8, in the Cohon University Center.

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Perception of Privacy-Utility Tradeoffs in Contact-Tracing ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jun 05, 2020  · Finally, researchers said these apps should be transparent about the risks of disclosing personal information to both governments and tech-savvy users. "I think this is the very first step to understand the design space," Li said. "Challenges are obvious, such as keeping a centralized server secure from hackers. ...

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Ohana Products - Carnegie Mellon University

Posted: (52 years ago) Ohana consists of a personalized credit card and two mobile apps. More. Learn By Doing. Introducing Teens to Money Management. The mobile app will resemble a regular bank portal to help teenagers familiarize themselves with using a mobile app to manage their accounts. Moreover, beautiful visualizations improve the intuitiveness of this ...

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Electives | Human-Computer Interaction Institute

Posted: (52 years ago) Students can take electives in the HCII or courses relevant to HCI from many other departments on campus. All electives are approved on a case-by-case basis. Undergraduate majors requisition approval of an elective using the HCII's EASY requirements management system. The director of the undergraduate program will approve the request, ask for more information or reject it.

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CMU, Apple Team Improves iOS App Accessibility | Human ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jun 17, 2021  · SCS Researchers Part of Best Paper Effort at CHI 2021 A team at Apple analyzed nearly 78,000 screenshots from more than 4,000 apps to improve the screen reader function on its mobile devices. The result was Screen Recognition, a tool that uses machine learning and computer vision to automatically detect and provide content readable by VoiceOver for apps that would otherwise

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HCII Research at CHI 2019 | Human-Computer Interaction ...

Posted: (52 years ago) When activated, MessageOnTap uses word embeddings to rank relevant external apps, and parameterizes associated task shortcuts using key phrases mentioned in the conversation, such as times, persons, or events. MessageOnTap also tailors the auto-complete dictionary based on text in the conversation, to streamline any text input.We first ...

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PrivacyGrade | Human-Computer Interaction Institute

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Posted: (52 years ago) Email: hciiwebmaster [at] cs.cmu.edu Fax: 412-268-1266. Human-Computer Interaction Institute Carnegie Mellon University 5000 Forbes Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15213. The HCII is located on the 3rd floor of Newell-Simon Hall.

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Beyond the Rumors—Designing Applications @ Apple | Human ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Former Apple UI Design Lead Chris Connors discusses how he got from here to there, presents case studies in application design for desktops, phones and tablets, and a few practical tips to remember when you’re designing your own iPad apps. Speaker's Bio

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Accessibility | Human-Computer Interaction Institute

Posted: (52 years ago) A team at Apple analyzed nearly 78,000 screenshots from more than 4,000 apps to improve the screen reader function on its mobile devices. The result was Screen Recognition, a tool that uses machine learning and computer vision to automatically detect and provide content readable by VoiceOver for apps that would otherwise not be accessible.

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HCI Concentration for CS Majors | Human-Computer ...

Posted: (52 years ago) In this concentration, students learn techniques, processes, principles, and theory of Human Computer Interaction (HCI). This interdisciplinary field aims at understanding how interactions with digital technologies and services can augment what humans do. It also aims at understanding what design, prototyping, and evaluation processes lead to innovative digital technologies and services that fulfill human needs. The concentration enhances what is learned in the SCS majors by addressing how digit…

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Integrative Design, Arts and Technology (IDeATe) as Part ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Media Design: Learn to design digitally mediated experiences across different platforms, from mobile apps to large-scale installations, and for varied applications (from …

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CMU Liquidnet - Design

Posted: (52 years ago) Traders focus on the cohesion of their apps; SYNTHESIS. Interviews and other design activities done onsite were collected into a three-page Feedback Grid, whereas specific questions about desirability were sorted into a Kano Analysis chart. Feedback Grid Kano Analysis Clustering.

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Security and Privacy | Human-Computer Interaction Institute

Posted: (52 years ago) As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact countless aspects of everyday life, CyLab researchers are monitoring its effects on people’s cybersecurity and privacy. Jason Hong, a professor in Carnegie Mellon’s Human-Computer Interaction Institute, thinks that right now, people need to be even more aware and cautious online.

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News | Human-Computer Interaction Institute

Posted: (52 years ago) A team at Apple analyzed nearly 78,000 screenshots from more than 4,000 apps to improve the screen reader function on its mobile devices. The result was Screen Recognition, a tool that uses machine ...

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Mobile, Social, and Fashion: Three Stories from Data ...

Posted: (52 years ago) First, I'll present a system for capturing and aggregating interaction data from third-party Android apps to identify effective mobile design patterns: open sourcing analytics that were previously locked away. Next, I'll discuss fashion data collected with Wizard of Oz chatbots, used to model deep learning frameworks for automating personal ...

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Pre-Approved Undergraduate Electives | Human-Computer ...

Posted: (52 years ago) This page lists popular pre-approved electives for the HCI major and minor. This list is not exhaustive and there are many other accepted electives university-wide. The HCI major and minor require four 9-unit (or more) electives, which need to be approved by the HCI undergraduate program director. Other courses may be approved as well, provided that they have HCI-relevant

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Computational Interventions for Behavior Change | Human ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Engagement interventions are critical in mobile health because most people stop using health apps after only a few days. In this talk, I will present one novel therapeutic intervention and one engagement intervention. MyBehavior is a novel therapeutic intervention that provides personalized and low-burden suggestions to improve physical ...

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Hong Discusses Cybersecurity and the Future of IoT | Human ...

Posted: (52 years ago) The Internet of Things (IoT) continues to be a priority research area for faculty in the Human-Computer Interaction Institute (HCII.) In particular, faculty like Associate Professor Jason Hong are looking at the risks associated with the countless number of connected appliances, devices and products that can represent security threats for organizations, but also for the

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EduSense: Like a Fitbit for Your Teaching Skills | Human ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Nov 14, 2019  · The team will continue working on instructor-facing apps to see if professors can integrate the feedback into practice. "We have been focused on understanding how, when and where to best present feedback based on this data so that it is meaningful and useful to instructors to help them improve their practice," she said.

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RoboTutor Team Awaits Global Learning XPRIZE Results ...

Posted: (52 years ago) The real answer to how effective these apps are will come from the post-test that XPRIZE administered following the field test. Obviously, we can't wait to hear those results." Those findings and the grand prize winner of the Global Learning XPRIZE will be announced at 9:30 p.m. EDT Wednesday, May 15, and will be streamed on YouTube Live .

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Information for Incoming Students – METALS

Posted: (52 years ago) Housing. For more detailed information on housing and related issues, you may want to visit the CMU Housing Office (412-268-2139) website, which can be very helpful in locating suitable apartments or houses for new students. They can provide computerized listings of spaces available to …

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HCII News

Posted: (52 years ago) In this paper, we explore inferring accessibility metadata for mobile apps from their pixels, as the visual interfaces often best reflect an app's full functionality. We trained a robust, fast, memory-efficient, on-device model to detect UI elements using a dataset of 77,637 screens (from 4,068 iPhone apps) that we collected and annotated.

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RoboTutor Advances to Global Learning XPRIZE Semifinals ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Apps were created in both English and Swahili. Amy Ogan, an assistant professor in the Human-Computer Interaction Institute, is a member of the RoboTutor team and has field-tested the technology in several settings in Tanzania.

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2019 Summer Research Program Faculty Projects | Human ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Faculty Member Research Projects Vincent Aleven Developing smart glasses for middle-school teachers We are creating smart glasses for middle-school teachers so they (the teachers) can help their students more effectively while the students learning with intelligent tutoring software. These glasses thus help bring about effective human/AI partnerships.

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Keynote Speaker: Kerry Bodine | Human-Computer Interaction ...

Posted: (52 years ago) In previous roles, Kerry has managed consumer research teams; guided the design of websites, mobile apps, and branded social networks; designed interfaces for robots and wearable devices; and, in 1995, developed a Web-based social shopping prototype for AT&T Bell Labs.

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Cautionary Tales and Better Futures for Social ...

Posted: (52 years ago) In abundant evidence today are the unforeseen and unintended consequences stemming from gaps in the design of these complex socio-technical systems starting from the scale of Facebook, to other scales where the list is much longer: clumsy voice-enabled systems, app-based solutions that don’t require apps, AIs that reinforce bias, automation ...

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Post-Doc Short Talks 2 | Human-Computer Interaction Institute

Posted: (52 years ago) Apps request lot of private and sensitive data without properly informing the users about how it will be used. We are building various tools and techniques as part of privacy-enhanced android to give users full control over their private data. One main focus of our work is about making purposes of private data use an essential part of apps and ...

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Carnegie Mellon Creates Programming Library for Developing ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Human-Computer Interaction Institute researchers have collaborated with Adobe Research to create a new open-source JavaScript library that makes it easier for developers to create interactive Web applications. The library, ConstraintJS, incorporates constraints that specify relationships between elements on interactive websites. Constraints can perform such tasks as

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Information for Incoming Students – METALS

Posted: (52 years ago) The METALS program will register full-time students for the following courses: You must be registered for at least 36 units for the university to consider you full time. Most courses are 12 units. Most mini-courses (half semester) are usually 6 units. You can pair two together during a semester.

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Process - hcii.cmu.edu

Posted: (52 years ago) Another area that was mentioned frequently was the trouble of choosing what to listen to. With an almost infinite selection of music on streaming apps today - just choosing a song, a playlist, or even an album appears to be a major pain point. This leads them to choose lazily …

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Work fragmentation as common practice: The paradox of IT ...

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Posted: (52 years ago) Email: hciiwebmaster [at] cs.cmu.edu Fax: 412-268-1266. Human-Computer Interaction Institute Carnegie Mellon University 5000 Forbes Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15213. The HCII is located on the 3rd floor of Newell-Simon Hall.

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Human-Computer Interaction Institute

Posted: (52 years ago) In this paper, we explore inferring accessibility metadata for mobile apps from their pixels, as the visual interfaces often best reflect an app's full functionality. We trained a robust, fast, memory-efficient, on-device model to detect UI elements using a dataset of 77,637 screens (from 4,068 iPhone apps) that we collected and annotated.

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HCI Students Present Research During MoM 2019 | Human ...

Posted: (52 years ago) The Undergraduate Research Symposium, or the "Meeting of the Minds," (MoM) is a university-wide celebration of undergraduate research. More than 700 Carnegie Mellon University students, including several from the Human-Computer Interaction Institute, presented their research on Wednesday, May 8, in the Cohon University Center. Conducting research is a valuable experience for

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