I specialize in designing intelligent interactive systems that leverage uncertain input technologies. A particular focus of my research is on systems that enhance the capabilities of users with permanent or situationally-induced disabilities. My broader interests include human-computer interaction (HCI), speech and language processing, mobile interfaces, and crowdsourcing.
December, 2014 – Our paper on VelociTap has been accepted for presentation at CHI 2015.
VelociTap allows users to write at 40 wpm on a smartwatch-size touchscreen keyboard at a 3% error rate.
May, 2014 – I received the 2014 Distinguished Researcher Award from Montana Tech.
July, 2013 – I have released the COMM2 test set. The set consists of 1,506 communications and should be useful for research into augmentative and alternative communication (AAC).
April, 2013 – The new work I'm doing on mobile text entry for users who are blind or visually-impaired appeared on the front page of the Montana Standard. Montana Tech student Haythem Memmi is working on the project as part of an undergraduate research project funded by NIH-INBRE.