PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The HCC Summer School followed a combined theoretical and hands-on format. Theoretical lectures addressed three main topics:

  • HCC DATA: new methods to stimulate and use human sensory perception and cognition in order to interpret massive volumes of data in real time;
  • HCC TRANSIT: new methods and concepts towards unobtrusive mixed or virtual reality environment with smooth transitions;
  • HCC SENSE: new forms of perception and action in virtual worlds.

The Summer School draft program is provided below: 

  18th July
HCC DATA
19th July
HCC TRANSIT
20th July
HCC SENSE
10.00-11.00 Alois Ferscha: An Introduction to Human Computer Confluence David Benyon: From Real to Hybrid Spaces in HCC Giuseppe Riva: The role of Presence in HCC
11.00-12.00 Frank Biocca: Embodiment and Presence in HCC John Waterworth - UMEA University: Practical Interaction Design for HCC Andrea Gaggioli: Positive Technology and HCC
12.00-13.00 Presentation of Human Computer Confluence projects VERE (Antonio Frisoli) and CEEDS (Jonathan Freeman) Phil Turner: Playful Interaction in HCC Robert Leeb: Brain Computer Interfaces in HCC
13.00-14.30 LUNCH BREAK LUNCH BREAK LUNCH BREAK
14.30-15.30 Round table discussion Round table discussion Round table discussion
15.30-17.30 Students' project work Students' project work Students' project work

 

SPEAKERS

  • Alois Ferscha, Institute for Pervasive Computing, University of Linz, Austria
  • Frank Biocca, Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University, New York, USA
  • Antonio Frisoli, Perceptual Robotics Laboratory, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy
  • Jonathan Freeman, Goldsmith College, London, UK
  • David Benyon, Centre for Interaction Design at Edinburgh Napier University, UK
  • John Waterworth, Department of Informatics, Umeå University, Sweden
  • Phil Turner, Edinburgh Napier University, UK
  • Giuseppe Riva, Department of Psychology, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Milano, Italy
  • Andrea Gaggioli, Department of Psychology, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Milano, Italy
  • Robert Leeb, Center for Neuroprosthetics, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

 

PEOPLE

Program committee

  • Andrea Gaggioli, Department of Psychology, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Milano, Italy
  • Giuseppe Riva, Department of Psychology, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Milano, Italy
  • Guendalina Graffigna, Department of Psychology, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Milano, Italy
  • Stephen Dunne, STARLAB, Barcelona, Spain
  • Alois Ferscha, Institute for Pervasive Computing, University of Linz, Austria
  • Isabelle Viaud-Delmon, IRCAM, Paris, France

Local Organizers

  • Andrea Gaggioli, Department of Psychology, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Milano, Italy
  • Giuseppe Riva, Department of Psychology, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Milano, Italy
  • Guendalina Graffigna, Department of Psychology, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Milano, Italy