Sarah Jane Pell tweeted that she is ok at Everest Basecamp, our thoughts go to everyone affected by the earthquake.Continue Reading →
Here are our CHI’15 talks (in temporal order):
Curmi, F., Whittle, J., Ferrario, M.A., Mueller, F. Crowdsourcing Synchronous Spectator Support: (go on, go on, you’re the best)n-1. CHI 2015
Jensen, M.M., Rasmussen, M.K., Gronbaek, K., Mueller, F. Keepin’ it Real: Challenges when Designing Sports-Training Games. CHI 2015
Mueller, F., Muirhead, M. Jogging with a quadcopter. CHI 2015
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We, the Exertion Games Lab (exertiongameslab.org) at RMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, rmit.edu.au) in Melbourne, Australia, are seeking exceptional PhD candidates to research the
future of human-computer interaction (HCI) in terms of digital play, we call it player-computer interaction.
The Exertion Games Lab offers candidates an
interdisciplinary design studio environment, with an excellent track record in publishing at high-quality venues such as CHI (see our publication page). The candidates will learn a variety ...
We are again organizing a Special Interest Group (SIG) at CHI’15 in Seoul: “Understanding Sports-HCI by Going Jogging at CHI“. In keeping with this fun theme, we will be jogging around the conference venue while we discuss interactive technology and sports. We invite you to bring your running gear with you (and any tech like jogging apps, sportswatches, your own prototype, …) and we meet on
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We will be presenting 4 long papers at CHI’15 in Seoul, Korea, including an Honorable Mention for Best Paper, marking the top 5% of all papers, congratulations Rohit and team! We will also present a Work-in-Progress, an Interactivity exhibit, and a Special Interest Group:
Khot, R., Lee, J., Hjort, L., Aggarwal, D., Mueller, F. TastyBeats: Designing Palatable Representations of Physical Activity. CHI 2015. Long paper. 10 pages. BEST PAPER ...Continue Reading →
We are offering a workshop at the 6th International UBI Summer School 2015 in Oulu, Finland, based on the excellent results from last year: Floyd and Rich are organizing a workshop on “Designing Games for the Body”:
“The annual international UBI Summer Schools provide young researchers and professionals with an opportunity to gain hands on experience and insight on selected topics on the multidisciplinary fields of ubiquitous computing and urban informatics under the tutelage of distinguished ...Continue Reading →28Share
Rohit received a prestigious IBM PhD Fellowship, an outstanding achievement!
The IBM PhD Fellowship is extremely competitive, and Rohit received one out of the two in Australia. The Fellowship comes with the opportunity to conduct an internship with IBM, which Rohit already started: he is working on integrating his PhD work with the research IBM is doing while teaching them about his findings. Congratulations Rohit!Continue Reading →
There are two new articles in the interactions magazine that highlight the great work that came out of the workshop at CHI last year, congratulations Mads who did an excellent job there:
Nylander, S., Tholander, J., Mueller, F., Marshall, J. HCI and Sports. Interactions. Volume 22 Issue 2, March + April 2015. 30-31.
Jensen, M.M., Rasmussen, M.K., Mueller, F., Gronbaek, K. Designing training games for soccer. Interactions. Volume 22 Issue 2, March + April 2015. 36-39.Continue Reading →
2 new journal articles appeared in the “Games for Health” journal, especially the first one summarizes a lot of the work coming out of the lab directly; congratulations David and Rohit for their involvement:
Mueller, F., Altimira, D. and Khot, R.A. Reflections on the Design of Exertion Games. Games for Health Journal. Liebert, 4(1), p.3-7.
Straker, L.M., Fenner, A.A., Howie, E.K., Feltz, D.L., Gray, C.M., Lu, A.S., Mueller, F., Simons, M. and Barnett, L.M. Efficient and Effective ...Continue Reading →
There are several great publication successes to report. They occurred at the end of last year, so the announcement comes in a batch, but nevertheless congratulations to everyone involved! Mads presented at OzCHI in Newcastle, Australia, Jayden at CHI PLAY in Toronto, Canada (with Rich also having a co-authored paper ...Continue Reading →
The Exertion Games Lab (exertiongameslab.org) at RMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, rmit.edu.au) in Melbourne, Australia, is seeking exceptional PhD candidates to research the future of digital play.
The Exertion Games Lab is looking for candidates who value an
interdisciplinary design studio environment. You will be highly
motivated, willing to learn a variety of skills, extremely creative as
well as technical, and also have highly developed analytical and
communicative skills. Prior research experience (publications, ...
RMIT University, School of Media & Communications (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (rmit.edu.au), in Melbourne, Australia is seeking an exceptional PhD candidate to research Extreme Performance.
Stusak, S., Tabard, A., Sauka, F., Khot, R., Butz, A. Activity Sculptures: Exploring the Impact of Physical Visualizations on Running Activity. InfoVis’14. Long paper. 10 pages.
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David’s work on balancing table tennis players with different skill levels was mentioned on the Yahoo News, New Zealand. David is at HitLab NZ and was a visiting researcher at the Exertion Games Lab and will present his work at ACE 2014.Continue Reading →
Our new book chapter is out:
Mueller, F., Gibbs, M.R. and Vetere, F. 2014. Designing for Social and Physical Interaction in Exertion Games. Book chapter in: Nijholt, A. (ed.) Playful User Interfaces, Springer, 227-251.Continue Reading →
Floyd, Rohit, Jayden, Amani and David will present their DIS paper in Vancouver in June. The research presents strategies on how sensing capabilities – and complementary wireless distance zones – could engage players with proxemics: the interpersonal distance between players. The work offers ubicomp and game designers novel resources for digital play.
Mueller, F., Stellmach, S., Greenberg, S., Dippon, A., Boll, S., Garner, J., Khot, R., Naseem, A., Altimira, D. 2014. Proxemics Play: Understanding Proxemics for ...Continue Reading →