Recap of HCI International 2019 in Orlando, FL

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RASL members Deeksha Adiani and Joshua Wade presented several papers at the 21st International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction this week in Orlando, FL. The conference was held from Friday, July 26 to Wednesday, July 31, 2019 in Orlando, FL.

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Deeksha–RASL’s newest graduate student–presented a paper entitled “Design of a Novel Web Utility that Provides Multi-lingual Word Definitions for Child E-Book Applications” [2].

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RASL alum Zhi Zheng was also in attendance at the conference, allowing for a brief reunion.

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Joshua chaired two of the conference sessions this year: Language Learning Technologies on Tuesday, July 30 and Technologies for ASD – 2 on Wednesday, July 31. In addition Joshua presented three papers [1,3,4]. A full list of the lab members’ presentations is given below.

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  1. Adiani D. et al. (2019) Usability Enhancement and Functional Extension of a Digital Tool for Rapid Assessment of Risk for Autism Spectrum Disorders in Toddlers Based on Pilot Test and Interview Data. In: Antona M., Stephanidis C. (eds) Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction. Multimodality and Assistive Environments. HCII 2019. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 11573. Springer, Cham
  2. Adiani D. et al. (2019) Design of a Novel Web Utility that Provides Multi-lingual Word Definitions for Child E-Book Applications. In: Zaphiris P., Ioannou A. (eds) Learning and Collaboration Technologies. Ubiquitous and Virtual Environments for Learning and Collaboration. HCII 2019. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 11591. Springer, Cham
  3. Nie G., Ullal A., Swanson A.R., Weitauf A.S., Warren Z.E., Sarkar N. (2019) Design of an Intelligent and Immersive System to Facilitate the Social Interaction Between Caregivers and Young Children with Autism. In: Antona M., Stephanidis C. (eds) Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction. Multimodality and Assistive Environments. HCII 2019. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 11573. Springer, Cham
  4. Sarkar N., Zheng Z.K. (2019) Design and Validation of a Tremor Stabilizing Handle for Patients with Parkinson Disease and Essential Tremor. In: Duffy V. (eds) Digital Human Modeling and Applications in Health, Safety, Ergonomics and Risk Management. Healthcare Applications. HCII 2019. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 11582. Springer, Cham
  5. Schmidt M. et al. (2019) A Simple Web Utility for Automatic Speech Quantification in Dyadic Reading Interactions. In: Zaphiris P., Ioannou A. (eds) Learning and Collaboration Technologies. Ubiquitous and Virtual Environments for Learning and Collaboration. HCII 2019. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 11591. Springer, Cham
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