Johannes Schöning is a professor of computer science at Hasselt University working at the Expertise centre for Digital Media (EDM). His core research area is situated in the area of human-computer interaction (HCI) with strong links to the field of intelligent user interfaces (IUI) and aims to improve interactions by combining methods from computer vision (CV) and artificial intelligence (AI). In general, he designs, implements and evaluates user interfaces that help people to solve daily tasks more enjoyable and/ or effectively. This includes the development of mobile augmented reality applications, interactive surfaces and tabletops and other “post desktop” interfaces. His research and work was awarded with several prizes and awards, such as the ACM Eugene Lawler Award, a Vodafone Research Award for his PhD, and two Google Research Awards.
Talk on Navigation by J. Schönig, Tuesday Sept. 13 @GiscienceHeidelberg