Myounghoon “Philart” Jeon (CLS/CS) and his collaborators recently published “Robotic Motion Learning Framework to Promote Social Engagement” (http://www.mdpi.com/2076-3417/8/2/241) in the Journal, Applied Sciences, per Tech Today.
Myounghoon (Philart) Jeon (CLS/CS) and his three graduate students are attending the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 2017 International Annual Meeting, which began Monday through today, in Austin, Texas.
Philart’s grant is a 4-year award with a total budget of $350,000 from Korea Automobile Testing & Research Institute. Two graduate students will be supported by this grant each year. The project is titled “Development of the safety assessment technique for take‐over in automated vehicles.”
The goal of the project is to design and evaluate intelligent auditory interactions for improving safety and user experience in the automated vehicles.
Cognitive science is a relatively new interdisciplinary field weaving neuroscience, psychology, linguistics, anthropology, and philosophy with computer science. Cognitive scientist Myounghoon “Philart” Jeon, whose nickname translates to “love art,” studies how the human mind reacts to technology. Inside a unique research lab at Michigan Tech, Philart teaches digital devices how to recognize and react to human emotion.
Myounghoon “Philart” Jeon (CLS/CS) and his seven students attended the 8th International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicular Applications (AutomotiveUI) Oct. 24-26 at University of Michigan.
Jeon and students hosted a tutorial on “in-vehicle auditory interactions: Design and Application of Auditory Displays, Speech, Sonification and Music.”
Associate Professor Philart Jeon received a research award from Hyundai Motor Company in the amount of $130,236.
The project is entitled, “Novel In-vehicle Interaction Design and Evaluation”.
Philart and his students will investigate the effectiveness of an in-vehicle control system and culture-specific sound preference.