Computing PhD canditate, Fiona Dermody wins Best Student Paper at HUCAPP 2018 Conference

Fiona Dermody, PhD student at the School of Computing, won Best Student Paper at the Third International Conference on Human Computer Interaction Theory and Applications in Madeira, Jan 2018.

Co-written with her supervisor, Dr. Alistair Sutherland, it was entitled 'A Multimodal Positive Computing System for Public Speaking - Evaluating User Responses to Avatar and Video Speaker Representations'.

The International Conference on Human Computer Interaction Theory and Applications aims at becoming a major point of contact between researchers, engineers and practitioners in Human Computer Interaction. The conference will be structured along seventeen main tracks, covering different aspects related to Human Computer Interaction, from Theories, Models and User Evaluation, Interaction Techniques and Devices, Haptic and Multimodal Interaction, and Agents and Human Interaction. http://www.hucapp.visigrapp.org/

A link to the paper can be found here.