Myounghoon “Philart” Jeon (CLS/CS) co-organized two workshops; Workshop on Practical Experiences in Measuring and Modeling Drivers and Driver-Vehicle Interactions and The Third Workshop on User Experience of Autonomous Driving, with international collaborators at the Seventh International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicular Applications (AutomotiveUI15), in Nottingham, UK, which began Monday and concludes today. The workshops were partly supported by The Michigan Tech Transportation Institute.
Adam Feltz (CLS) has published “Experimental Philosophy of Actual and CounterFactual Free Will Intuitions,” in Consciousness and Cognition.
Recent PhD graduate Erich Petushek (CLS; MSU College of Human Medicine), Associate Professor Edward Cokely (CLS), Assistant Professor John Durocher (Bio Sci), Paul Ward (University of Huddersfield, UK), Sean Wallace (Illinois Institute of Technology) and Gregory Myer (Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center) published the paper “Injury Risk Estimation Expertise: Assessing the ACL Injury Risk Estimation Quiz,” in The American Journal of Sports Medicine, 2015 43: 1640-1647.
Myounghoon “Philart” Jeon (CLS/CS) and colleagues presented four research projects at the International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD) in Graz, Austria: “Regulating drivers’ aggressiveness by sonifying emotional data,” “Subjective assessment of in-vehicle auditory warnings for rail grade crossings,” “Exploration of semiotics of new auditory displays: A comparative analysis with visual displays,” and “Cultural differences in preference of auditory emoticons: USA and South Korea.” Jeon also successfully hosted the workshop on “In-vehicle Auditory Interactions” at ICAD. This workshop was partly supported by MTTI.
Steven Landry’s (CLS, Advisor: Myounghoon Philart Jeon) research proposal, “Affective Interactive Dancer Sonification” has been selected for the Doctoral Colloquium, “Think Tank“, at the 21st International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD). Landry will receive a travel and registration grant from the National Science Foundation.
ICAD 2015 – ICAD in Space: Interactive Spatial Sonification was held July 8-10.
Researchers involved with Michigan Tech’s Mind MusicMachine Lab were interviewed by reporter Allison Mills for a podcast in Distillations Magazine. The magazine is an online publication of the Chemical Heritage Foundation, which is a library, museum, and center for scholars.
The interview occupies about the first 12 minutes of Episode 198: Old Brains, New Brains: The Human Mind, Past and Present.
The interviewees for that segment include:
- Myounghoon “Philart” Jeon, Assistant Professor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences, Computer Science, Michigan Tech
- Steven Landry, Graduate Student, Applied Cognitive and Human Factors Cognitive and Learning Sciences, Michigan Tech
- Bruce Walker, Professor, Psychology, Interactive Computing, Georgia Tech
Assistant Professor Myounghoon “Philart” Jeon (CLS/CS) presented a research paper, “Embarrassment as a divergent thinking process for creative arts in the immersive virtual environment,” at the Workshop on Embarrassing Interactions of ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI’15) in Seoul, Korea.
About 25 students from Michigan Tech attended the 2nd annual Upper Peninsula Interdisciplinary Student Research Conference (UPISR) on April 21, 2015. This year’s event, which took place at Northern Michigan University (NMU) at Marquette, was sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences at NMU and the Department of Psychology at NMU.
The 2015 conference was a continuation to collaborative efforts between Michigan Tech and NMU, focused on student research in human and behavioral sciences. It also witnessed the diversity of areas that include psychology, human factors, education, human effectiveness, human-centered design, social science, kinesiology, neuroscience, and other related fields.
The Michigan Tech Transportation Institute (MTTI) will host the first workshop on “Developing Partnership and Advancing Driving Research.” We would like to invite researchers and practitioners interested in in-vehicle user interfaces and applications. This workshop aims to identify plausible research projects and collaborators for each identified project, introduce possible funding agencies and proposal submission logistics, and plan and schedule activities that will culminate in competitive proposal submission.
- Andrew Kun (University of New Hampshire)
- Bruce Walker (Georgia Tech)
- Andreas Riener (Johannes Kepler University Linz)
- Collin Castle (Michigan Department of Transportation)
There is no registration fee, but an RSVP is preferred. Please RSVP to Steven Landry, assistant organizer, email@example.com, by Thursday, April 30.
Catered lunch and wine and cheese reception will be provided. The day before and after, the Mind Music Machine Lab will also have a demo session on research facilities, including multiple driving simulators, robots and virtual environment.
Participants, who want to present their research interests and skill sets can send a single power point slide to Steven Landry, assistant organizer, firstname.lastname@example.org, by Thursday, May 14.
Research presentation is not mandatory. You can attend without any presentation.
This workshop is hosted by Michigan Tech Transportation Institute, Department of Cognitive and Learning Sciences and Department of Computer Science.
Workshop on “Developing Partnership and Advancing Driving Research”
Date and Location
When: May 28th 2015 Thursday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Where: Great Lake Research Center (GLRC) at Michigan Tech