Many of our findings and results of user tests have been used for publication at the most relevant and well-known research conferences. For a list of our pubilcations, please refer to the sections below.

A Personalized Interaction Approach - Motivation and Use Case

FH-Prof. DI (FH) Dr. Mirjam Augstein, Ing. Thomas Neumayr BA MA, FH-Prof. DI Dr. Werner Christian Kurschl, Daniel Albin Kern MSc BSc, Mag. Thomas Burger, FH-Prof. Mag. Dr. Josef Altmann, Adjunct Publication of the 25th Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization, Bratislava, Slovak Republic

Personalization has been discussed in a number of domains such as learning, search or information retrieval. In the area of human-computer interaction, personalization also plays a prominent role. For the variety of users, especially for those with impairments, interaction abilities vary drastically and for many it is not possible to use common interaction devices like a mouse or the touch screen of a smart phone (at least not with their predefined configuration). This paper describes a personalized interaction approach based on i) modeling users' interaction abilities, ii) automated selection and configuration of interaction devices for the individual user, and iii) adaptive behavior of selected applications. It is not exclusively focused on the requirements of people with impairments but frequently takes up this target group as it might particularly benefit from interaction personalization concepts.

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In the meantime, the project was successfully completed. Some material might still be up for publication.

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This year's Mensch und Computer conference was held in Aachen, Germany from Sunday, 4th through Wednesday 7th of September.

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Students and staff of our university tested 2 prototypes and the commercially available Leap Motion controller...

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