Creating an Ontology for Human Motion and Psychomotor Performance: A Look at Surgical Skill as a Use Case
From The Theme ONTOLOGIES FOR THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE OF LEARNING WHAT IF What if we could develop an ontology for learning a surgical training process and could use machine learning to facilitate the development of that ontology? WHAT WE SET OUT TO DO The most common implementation and use of an ontology in surgery is […]
Engineering for Tactile/Haptic Thresholds
Allison Okamura is currently Professor in the mechanical engineering department at Stanford University, with a courtesy appointment in computer science. She was previously Professor and Vice-Chair of mechanical engineering at Johns Hopkins University. She is currently the Editor-in-Chief of the journal IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. She has been an associate editor of the IEEE […]
Diagnosing Acoustic Latency: Human Perception of Milliseconds
Chris Chafe is a composer, improviser, and cellist, developing much of his music alongside computer-based research. He is Director of Stanford University’s Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA). In 2019, he was International Visiting Research Scholar with the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies at The University of British Columbia, Visiting Professor […]
Immersion for Learning
What are the human requirements for learning in immersive environments?
Immersion for Discovery
What contributes to the human experience of discovery in immersive environments?
Immersion for Collaboration
What are the human requirements for collaboration and teamwork in immersive environments?
Human-Robot Interaction through the Lens of Learning and Control
Machine learning and control theory have made substantial advances in the field of robotics in the past decade. However, there are still many challenges when studying robots interacting with humans. Dorsa Sadigh discusses her insights on this issue.
A Wicked Problem About Thinking: Cognitive Security
Cognitive Security is concerned with protection against malicious online and offline influence at scales ranging from individuals to nation states, and is foundational to national security inclusive of the public and private sectors. Brian Pierce addresses this critical issue.
Enabling The Economy To Reopen
Jump starting the economies around the world is one of the biggest challenges we have today. mediaX Distinguished Visiting Scholar Ajay Madhok shares his expertise and insights on how to get things moving again.