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Sarah at Everest Basecamp is ok

Sarah Jane Pell tweeted that she is ok at Everest Basecamp, our thoughts go to everyone affected by the earthquake.

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Our CHI’15 talks are online

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

Khot, R., Lee, J., Hjort, L., Aggarwal, ...

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PhD openings in the Exertion Games Lab at RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

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 ...

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CHI’15: Bring your jogging shoes for our Sports-HCI session!

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

Wednesday, 22 Apr, 16:00 in front of room 318A (where ...

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4 long papers at CHI 2015 & Best Paper Honorable Mention

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 ...

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Apply for our workshop on “Designing Games for the Body”

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 ...

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Rohit receives prestigious IBM PhD Fellowship

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!

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We are in the interactions magazine

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.

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2 more journal articles

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 ...

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Publication successes

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 ...

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PhD openings in the Exertion Games Lab at RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

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, ...

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PhD Opening (Extreme Performance) RMIT University, School Media & Communications

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.

The School of Media & Communications hopes to attract a candidate who values an interdisciplinary design studio and extreme performance environment. You will be highly motivated, willing to learn a variety of skills and own initiative, extremely creative as well as technical, and also have ...

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We are featured on the RMIT homepage!

Exertion Games Lab at CHI2014We are again on the RMIT landing page with our successes at CHI’14 and DIS’14, in the News section, well done everyone!

http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=gvx1yvlxc5a1

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InfoViz paper accepted

Rohit and his collaborators at LMU in Germany have together achieved an InfoViz full paper, congratulations!

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 game balancing work on Yahoo News – New Zealand

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.

https://nz.news.yahoo.com/a/-/top-stories/24688476/canterbury-researching-sport-to-ensure-closer-games/

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UBISS Bodily Play Workshop

We made a video of the UBISS Workshop D on Bodily Play held by Floyd and Rich in Finland. The workshop was a great success with many new and exciting games being made, thanks to everyone involved!

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New book chapter

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.

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DIS paper: Playful Proxemics

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 ...

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Talk at IBM on “Designing Exertion”

Florian ‘Floyd’ Mueller is giving a talk on 3rd June 2014 at IBM Research Australia on “Designing Exertion”, 4pm.

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CHI2014 talks up

Our CHI talks are now online:

 






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