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ROC HCI and VizWiz in the news

The research of Jeff Bigham and his HCI group recently appeared in New Scientist Magazine.

Undergrad Sam White wins ACM Student Research Competition @ ASSETS

Sam White '12 was announced as the winner of the ACM Student Research Competition (Undergraduate Division) at ASSETS, a SIGACCESS research conference on computers and accessibility.  Sam's research is entitled "AudioWiz: Nearly Real-time Audio Transcriptions." For more information about the the student research competition, please visit http://www.sigaccess.org/assets10/competition.html.

ROC HCI makes impressive showing at UIST

The highly selective User Interface Software and Technology conference (UIST) announced their awards on 10/5/10.  The paper on VizWiz submitted by our HCI group, led by faculty member Jeff Bigham, won best paper overall.  Co-authors of this paper included Sam White '12 and Robin Miller '12 as well as Hanjie Ji (ECE graduate student). For more information about the paper, go to:  http://hci.cs.rochester.edu/currentprojects.php?proj=vw

Human-Computer Interaction

Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) concerned with the study, design, construction and implementation of human-centric interactive computer systems. Work in the Rochester HCI group (ROCHI) includes access technology, human computation, information systems, ability-based interfaces, and human-backed access technology.
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