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  • A drawing of a smiling robot with open arms wearing a sign that says "Caution, pedestrian cross" set against a real background of an urban crosswalk pedestrians and a dog are trying to use.

    Robots Could Clear Snow, Assist at Crosswalks, Monitor Sidewalks for Traffic

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    HCII researchers have found that when roboticists and people with disabilities collaborate on robot designs, they generate interesting ideas that could make existing robots more accessible...

  • SCS researchers will contribute to two NSF multi-institution research initiatives aimed at reducing the use of carbon and creating sustainable computing.

    CMU Researchers To Tackle Carbon Use, Sustainability Through NSF Expeditions in Computing Awards

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    Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science will contribute to two multi-institution research initiatives aimed at reducing the use of carbon and creating sust...

  • A drawing of a bench covered in tiles showing the Wikipedia logo in different languages.

    Wikibench Allows Wikipedians To Improve AI Evaluation Datasets

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    Wikibench allows Wikipedia communities to collaboratively curate AI evaluation datasets that represent their communities' norms and values while using discussion to navigate disagreements ...

  • SCS faculty members Andrea Bajcsy, Motahhare Eslami, Ken Holstein, Aditi Raghunathan, Andrej Risteski and Hong Shen have received 2024 Google Research Scholar Awards.

    SCS Faculty Earn Google Research Scholar Awards

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    Six Carnegie Mellon University researchers in the School of Computer Science received 2024 Google Research Scholar Awards, which support early career professors pursuing research in fields...

  • CHI 2024 logo with the theme Surfing the World May 11-16, 2024

    CMU at CHI 2024

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    Researchers from the Human-Computer Interaction Institute (HCII) and several other Carnegie Mellon University schools and disciplines contributed to more than 40 papers accepted to the 202...

  • Brad Myers holds a paperback copy of his new book "Pick, Click, Flick! The Story of Interaction Techniques"

    Myers Publishes Book on Interaction Techniques

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    A new book from Brad A. Myers, the director of the Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, explores the history, current and future design of interaction techni...

  • SCS faculty members Joshua Sunshine and Steven Wu have received NSF Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) awards, the foundation's most prestigious for young faculty researchers.

    SCS Researchers Receive More Than $1.5M in NSF CAREER Awards

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    Two Carnegie Mellon University professors in the School of Computer Science received Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) awards from the National Science Foundation totaling ...

  • PASA Lunch and Learn on Artificial Intelligence

    CMU Faculty and Staff Present at PASA Lunch and Learn

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    On Tuesday, March 5, Ken Koedinger, Erin Gatz, and Nesra Yannier shared the exciting work they’ve been doing in the field of Artificial Intelligence in education during the Pennsylvania As...

  • New work by researchers at CMU and the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Gandhinagar shows that adding an inexpensive thermal camera to wearable devices could substantially improve how accurately they estimate calories burned.

    Thermal Camera Senses Breathing To Improve Exercise Calorie Estimates

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    Any fitness buff will tell you that the estimates of calories burned made by smartphones, smartwatches and other wearable devices vary wildly. That's because these devices lack the sensors...

  • Vivian facilitating a demo at UIST 2023. [This image is from the official ACM UIST photo album]

    HCII at UIST 2023

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    The 2023 ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST) was held in San Francisco, California from October 29 to November 1, 2023. ...

  • The HCII's Karan Ahuja, Amy Ogan and Jodi Forlizzi have received 2024 SIGCHI Awards for their contributions to research, teaching, practice and service in the field of human-computer interaction.

    Forlizzi, Ogan and Ahuja Receive 2024 SIGCHI Awards

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    Three members of the Human-Computer Interaction Institute (HCII) have received 2024 SIGCHI Awards, including Jodi Forlizzi for Lifetime Research, Amy Ogan for Societal Impact and Karan Ahu...

  • Hiro Shirado stands behind a podium while giving a CMUPortugal talk at ITI – Hub do Beato

    Shirado visits CMU Portugal

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    Hirokazu Shirado, Assistant Professor at Carnegie Mellon’s Human-Computer Interaction Institute (HCII), recently conducted a visiting research period in Lisbon. ...