See a summary by Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/10/02/smartphone-typing-speeds-catching-keyboards-study-shows/ Paper and data here: userinterfaces.aalto.fi/typing37k/
Helsinki ICT Network: Positions for Doctoral Students in Human–Computer Interaction (deadline August 12, 2019) The Helsinki Doctoral Education Network in Information and Communications Technology (HICT) has open positions for exceptionally qualified doctoral (PhD) students in the field of Human–Computer Interaction (HCI). The network is a joint initiative by Aalto University and the University of Helsinki….
There’s (much) more to modeling in HCI than Fitts’ law and GOMS. Modern HCI models many more types of UIs. They learn and can be used to design and adapt interfaces. A new essay out in : “It’s time to rediscover HCI models” interactions.acm.org/archive/view/july-august-2019/its-time-to-rediscover-hci-models
See interfacemetrics.aalto.fi Markku Laine and Ai Nakajima have released today a new version of the AIM server. The update includes a summary page with results, a few new metrics, and bug fixes in some existing metrics. Interested in running a local copy? You can! See “Redeployment Instructions” at drive.google.com/open?id=1Tm0taZ9OfGDXOlvYuPQash2T0C9BqRMg
POSTDOCTORAL AND RESEARCH FELLOW POSITIONS IN INTERACTIVE AI fcai.fi/postdocs Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence FCAI is searching for exceptional postdoctoral researchers and research fellows to tackle complex and exciting problems in the field of machine learning. Come and join us to create the next generation of AI that is data-efficient, trustworthy and understandable! FCAI is…
Our work on the French keyboard featured in Motherboard: motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/a3bxqb/france-wants-this-new-algorithmically-designed-keyboard-to-save-the-french-language
The Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence FCAI is looking for a software developer to work on an exciting collaboration on new AI methods. Apply by 25.3.2019 at www.aalto.fi/careers/software-developer-for-research-project
Aalto now offers a specialization in Computational Interaction in the @EITeu Digital HCID Master’s programme: masterschool.eitdigital.eu/programmes/hcid/ With Perttu Hämäläinen, it’s a fresh look at HCI from a computational perspective, applying ML and CS to design, data analysis, interactive media