Capstone Course Petitions
Students interested in taking my capstone design course (CSC490): between August 1 and August 31, send me an email with the subject line “capstone petition”, with the following additional details:
- Your transcript
- Your program of study
- A 1-paragraph description of why you would like to take the course, including how it fits-in to your career goals
- A 1-paragraph description of a position you have held in which you have demonstrated an ability to work effectively without direct supervision
CHI People’s Choice Best Talk Awards
2014 saw the introduction to CHI of the People’s Choice Best Talk Awards. The top 8 talks among hundreds were chosen by the audience. I’m proud to say 2 of those selected were given by students on my projects: Xiang Anthony Chen for Duet, and Jishuo Yang for Panelrama. Congratulations to them both!
CHI Papers Talks Schedule
The CHI advance program has been posted online. My collaborators will be presenting 6 papers at the conference:
- Monday: Mike Glueck presents Splash! at 4pm in 701A
- Monday: Anthony Chen presents Duet at 11:00am in Exhibit Hall G
- Tuesday: Ricardo Jota presents Let’s Kick It at 11am in Exhibit Hall G
- Wednesday: Peter Hamilton presents Conductor at 2pm in 714AB
- Wednesday: Jishuo Yang presents Panelrama at 2pm in 714AB
- Thursday: Thariq Shihipar presents Slide to X at 11am in 701B
High-rate, low-Latency multi-touch sensing with simultaneous orthogonal multiplexing
Darren Leigh, Clifton Forlines, Ricardo Jota, Steven Sanders, and Daniel Wigdor (2014 – conditionally accepted). High-Rate, Low-Latency Multi-Touch Sensing with Simultaneous Orthogonal Multiplexing. Conditionally accepted to appear in Proceedings of the 2014 symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (ACM UIST). 10 pages.
Zero-latency tapping: using hover information to predict touch locations and eliminate touchdown latency
Haijun Xia, Ricardo Jota, Benjamin McCanny, Zhe Yu, Clifton Forlines, Karan Singh, and Daniel Wigdor. (2014 – conditionally accepted). Zero-Latency Tapping: Using Hover Information to Predict Touch Locations and Eliminate Touchdown Latency. Conditionally accepted to appear in Proceedings of the 2014 symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (ACM UIST). 9 pages.
Duet: Exploring joint interactions on a smart phone and a smart watch
CONTACT & DIRECTIONS
My office is # 5260, on the 5th floor of the Bahen Centre for Information Technology (BCIT), 40 St. George St, on the downtown (St. George) campus of the University of Toronto. To reach the BCIT:
Take the subway to the Queen’s Park station. Walk west along the north side of College St. Turn right (north) at St. George. Enter the BCIT building, the 2nd door (newer building) on the west side of the street. Take the elevator to the 5th floor.
Drive to College St., turn north onto Huron (1 block west of St. George, 1 block east of Spadina). Enter the BCIT parking garage and take the elevator to the ground floor. Turn left to enter the lobby, and take the elevator to the 5th floor.