Day: July 25, 2013

Teachers Learn About Great Lakes Transportation

Maritime TransportationTeachers from schools throughout the Great Lakes watershed are spending this week in Green Bay, Wis., learning about ship building and shipping on the Great Lakes. The four-day teacher institute is sponsored by Michigan Tech, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, North Coast Marine Manufacturing Alliance and Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, with funding from the National Center for Freight and Infrastructure Research and Education.

Read more at Tech Today, by Jennifer Donovan.

Jeon Group Presents on Human-Computer Interaction

HCII 2013Assistant Professor, Myounghoon “Philart” Jeon (CLS) and his colleagues presented three projects at the 15th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCII2013), Las Vegas, Nevada, July 21-26, 2013.

Jeon, M., and Lee, J-H. “The ecological AUI (Auditory User Interface) design and evaluation of user acceptance for various tasks on smartphones.”

Jeon, M. “Lyricons (Lyrics + Earcons): Designing a new auditory cue combining speech and sounds.”

Jeon, M., Winton, R. J., Henry, G. A., Oh, S., Bruce, C. M., and Walker, B. N. “Designing interactive sonification for live aquarium exhibits.” This third paper has won the Best Poster Award among 303 posters.

HCI International Conference accommodates more than 3,500 participants from all around the world.

From Tech Today.