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October 3, 2014 | Raleigh, NC
Mr. Clue – A Virtual Agent That Can Play Word-Guessing Games
Speaker: Eli Pincus
Host: 3rd Workshop on Games and NLP
October 5, 2014 | Honolulu, HI
Real-time and Robust Grasping Detection
Speaker: Chih-Fan Chen
Host: ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST)

Poster Presentation.

October 5, 2014 | Honolulu, HI
A Raycast Approach to Hybrid Touch / Motion Capture Virtual Reality User Experience
Speaker: Rhys Yata
Host: ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST)

Poster Presentation

October 6, 2014 | Honolulu, HI
Keynote Talk: Designing the User in User Interfaces
Speaker: Mark Bolas
Host: ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST)

In the good old days, the human was here, the computer there, and a good living was to be made by designing ways to interface …

October 10, 2014 | Boston, MA
A Conceptual Audio Model for Simulating Pulmonary Auscultation in a High-Fidelity Virtual Physical Examination
Speaker: Brett Talbot
Host: International Lung Sounds Association Conference

Physician lung auscultation skills in the USA are suboptimal, primarily due to lazy technique and weak recognition of clinical findings. Virtual patients often play sampled …

October 22, 2014 | Kansas City, MO
digiSTORY 2014 Keynote and Breakout Session
Speaker: Paul Debevec
Host: digiSTORY 2014: The Power of Digital Storytelling Conference

Debevec is part of the technical team working on The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2. In his morning keynote at digiSTORY2014, he will talk about …

November 7, 2014 | Chicago, IL
Virtual Standardized Patient Authoring Workshop
Speaker: Brett Talbot
Host: Association of American Medical Colleges Medical Education Conference
November 7, 2014 | Cambridge, MA
Efficient message computation in Sigma¹s graphical architecture
Speaker: Himanshu Joshi
Host: 2014 Annual International Conference on Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures
November 7, 2014 | Cambridge, MA
Isolated word recognition in the Sigma cognitive architecture
Speaker: Paul Rosenbloom
Host: 2014 Annual International Conference on Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures
November 13, 2014 | Istanbul, Turkey
Computational Analysis of Persuasiveness in Social Multimedia: A Novel Dataset and Multimodal Prediction Approach
Speaker: Sunghyun Park
Host: The 16th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI 2014)

Our lives are heavily influenced by persuasive communication, and it is essential in almost any types of social interactions from business negotiation to conversation with …

February 26, 2015 | Long Beach, CA
The downside of grit: Increased effort and failure to disengage when losing
Speaker: Gale Lucas
Host: the Society for Personality and Social Psychology

Poster Presentation: Research Question Are there some costs to being high in grit? Despite benefits, researchers suggest there may be costs of grit, including performance …