• IUPUI Meet
    January 20 12:00am
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  • Competition Pool
    January 20 5:30am
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  • Tom Sachs | Radiant City: Paintings 2000-2016
    January 20 10:00am
    A major survey exhibition of Tom Sachs’ paintings showcasing the artist’s ongoing interest in combining mass-produced pop cultural icons with a hand made aesthetic. This exhibition is made possible in part by the generous support of Julie and David Eskenazi. more »
  • Craig McDaniel + Jean Robertson | Close Reading
    January 20 10:00am
    In Close Reading, Herron faculty members Jean Robertson and Craig McDaniel explore the relationship of visual and verbal modes of communicating and expressing meaning. more »
  • Hans Op de Beeck | Staging Silence (2)
    January 20 10:00am
    In Belgian artist Hans Op de Beeck's film, the real and the imaginary fuse as anonymous hands assemble miniature dioramas of timeless, dreamlike settings. more »
Thursday, January 19, 2017
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    • IUPUI Meet
      January 20 12:00am
      Swim meet more »
    • Competition Pool
      January 20 5:30am
      Lap Swim more »
    • Tom Sachs | Radiant City: Paintings 2000-2016
      January 20 10:00am
      A major survey exhibition of Tom Sachs’ paintings showcasing the artist’s ongoing interest in combining mass-produced pop cultural icons with a hand made aesthetic. This exhibition is made possible in part by the generous support of Julie and David Eskenazi. more »
    • Craig McDaniel + Jean Robertson | Close Reading
      January 20 10:00am
      In Close Reading, Herron faculty members Jean Robertson and Craig McDaniel explore the relationship of visual and verbal modes of communicating and expressing meaning. more »
    • Hans Op de Beeck | Staging Silence (2)
      January 20 10:00am
      In Belgian artist Hans Op de Beeck's film, the real and the imaginary fuse as anonymous hands assemble miniature dioramas of timeless, dreamlike settings. more »
    Thursday, January 19, 2017
      IU Calendar




      • IUPUI Meet
        January 20 12:00am
        Swim meet more »
      • Competition Pool
        January 20 5:30am
        Lap Swim more »
      • Tom Sachs | Radiant City: Paintings 2000-2016
        January 20 10:00am
        A major survey exhibition of Tom Sachs’ paintings showcasing the artist’s ongoing interest in combining mass-produced pop cultural icons with a hand made aesthetic. This exhibition is made possible in part by the generous support of Julie and David Eskenazi. more »
      • Craig McDaniel + Jean Robertson | Close Reading
        January 20 10:00am
        In Close Reading, Herron faculty members Jean Robertson and Craig McDaniel explore the relationship of visual and verbal modes of communicating and expressing meaning. more »
      • Hans Op de Beeck | Staging Silence (2)
        January 20 10:00am
        In Belgian artist Hans Op de Beeck's film, the real and the imaginary fuse as anonymous hands assemble miniature dioramas of timeless, dreamlike settings. more »
      Thursday, January 19, 2017
        IU Calendar




        • IUPUI Meet
          January 20 12:00am
          Swim meet more »
        • Competition Pool
          January 20 5:30am
          Lap Swim more »
        • Tom Sachs | Radiant City: Paintings 2000-2016
          January 20 10:00am
          A major survey exhibition of Tom Sachs’ paintings showcasing the artist’s ongoing interest in combining mass-produced pop cultural icons with a hand made aesthetic. This exhibition is made possible in part by the generous support of Julie and David Eskenazi. more »
        • Craig McDaniel + Jean Robertson | Close Reading
          January 20 10:00am
          In Close Reading, Herron faculty members Jean Robertson and Craig McDaniel explore the relationship of visual and verbal modes of communicating and expressing meaning. more »
        • Hans Op de Beeck | Staging Silence (2)
          January 20 10:00am
          In Belgian artist Hans Op de Beeck's film, the real and the imaginary fuse as anonymous hands assemble miniature dioramas of timeless, dreamlike settings. more »
        Thursday, January 19, 2017

          About This Event

          Summary

          Saul Greenberg, PhD, Professor and NSERC/AITF Chair, University of Calgary

          This colloquia is a part of the Distinguished Speaker Series.

          Abstract

          In the everyday world, much of what we do as social beings is dictated by how we interpret spatial relationships. This is called proxemics. What is surprising is how little people's expectations of spatial relationships are used in interaction design. Yet mediating people's interactions will be crucial as people move through complex device ecologies containing a mix of large displays, digital signage, tabletops, workstations, mobile phones, tablets and other digitally aware devices. Our interest is in proxemic interaction, which imagines a world of devices that have fine-grained knowledge of nearby people and other devices - how they move into range, their precise distance, their identity and even their orientation - and how such knowledge can be exploited to design interaction techniques. Just as people expect increasing engagement and intimacy as they approach others, so should they naturally expect increasing connectivity and interaction possibilities as they bring themselves and their devices in close proximity to one another and to other things in their everyday ecology.

          About Saul Greenberg

          Saul Greenberg is a Full Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Calgary. While he is a computer scientist by training, the work by Saul and his talented students typify the cross-discipline aspects of Human Computer Interaction, Computer Supported Cooperative Work, and Ubiquitous Computing. He and his crew are well known for their development of:

          • toolkits enabling rapid prototyping of groupware and ubiquitous appliances;

          • innovative and seminal system designs based on observations of social phenomenon;

          • articulation of design-oriented social science theories, and

          • refinement of evaluation methods.

          Saul's research is well-recognized. He is an ACM Fellow, and holds the AITF/NSERC/Smart Technologies Industrial Chair in Interactive Technologies. He received the CHCCS Achievement award in May 2007 and was also elected to the ACM CHI Academy in April 2005 for his overall contributions to the field of Human Computer Interaction. He is a prolific author, where he is also known for his strong commitment in making his tools, systems, and educational material readily available to other researchers and educators. See http://saul.cpsc.ucalgary.ca

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          IU Calendar




          • IUPUI Meet
            January 20 12:00am
            Swim meet more »
          • Competition Pool
            January 20 5:30am
            Lap Swim more »
          • Tom Sachs | Radiant City: Paintings 2000-2016
            January 20 10:00am
            A major survey exhibition of Tom Sachs’ paintings showcasing the artist’s ongoing interest in combining mass-produced pop cultural icons with a hand made aesthetic. This exhibition is made possible in part by the generous support of Julie and David Eskenazi. more »
          • Craig McDaniel + Jean Robertson | Close Reading
            January 20 10:00am
            In Close Reading, Herron faculty members Jean Robertson and Craig McDaniel explore the relationship of visual and verbal modes of communicating and expressing meaning. more »
          • Hans Op de Beeck | Staging Silence (2)
            January 20 10:00am
            In Belgian artist Hans Op de Beeck's film, the real and the imaginary fuse as anonymous hands assemble miniature dioramas of timeless, dreamlike settings. more »
          Thursday, January 19, 2017