** Aalto University and University of Helsinki, the two leading universities in Finland within computer science, are looking for two postdocs at the intersection of Human-Computer Interaction and Machine Learning ** We are three groups starting new exciting research at the intersection of machine learning, computational statistics, and human-computer interaction. We are looking for two…

Mehmet was born in Istanbul. He holds two bachelor’s degrees, one in communications engineering and one in computer science from Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul. Before starting his master’s studies at Aalto University in Communications Ecosystem Programme, he completed many internships in large companies such as Turk Telekom, Vodafone, NETAS and worked in Garanti Bank as…

Terah was born in Anchorage, Alaska. She has a bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, USA. She has experience researching laryngeal physiology at UW – Madison, interning for Covidien’s Surgical Solutions division in Colorado USA, and co-founding a start-up company STELA Medical, LLC. In the spring of 2015 she…

The 2nd Summer School on Computational Interaction will be held in Helsinki in June, 2016. The first summer school, held in Glasgow in June 2015, offered an intensive experience for 30 students and postdocs around the world. Topics this year included machine learning, optimization, control theory, classification, and Bayesian approaches to human-computer interaction. The instructors…

Tutorial on Model-Based User Interface Optimization. Presented by Antti Oulasvirta and Anna Feit at SICSA Summer School on Computational Interaction 2015. The tutorial is targeted for Master’s and PhD level computer science students working in the field of HCI. Some familiarity with basic math and algorithms is required. 1. INTRODUCTION 2. LETTER ASSIGNMENT (Anna Feit)…