Taxonomies and Ontologies for the Human Experience in Digital Environments

In this Symposium, mediaX brings together a multidisciplinary selection of scientists and researchers studying the human experience in digital environments. Through established frameworks, concept-proving projects, and practical issues, this program will explore how we might better describe the human experience in digital environments.

An Ontology of Choice-Based Learning

From The Theme ONTOLOGIES FOR THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE OF LEARNING WHAT IF What if we could instantiate a framework for a new form of learning ontology which focuses on learning strategies rather than knowledge states? WHAT WE SET OUT TO DO This ontology development is an outgrowth of research on choice-based assessments. Success at observing […]

Can a Trusted Intermediary Transform Systems Into Interoperable Ecosystems?

Ajay Madhok and Drummond Reed explore a new path to trusted intermediaries for an everything-connected world and how those intermediaries, through systems and ecosystems, can serve to build trust networks between people in education and wellness.

Role Choices of Robotic Teammates

Ryota Yamada is a Chief Specialist of Technology focused on Information and Communication Technology at the Open Innovation Group, Innovation Exploring Initiative H.Q., OMRON Corporation. He joined OMRON in 2002 as a Software Engineer. From 2003 to 2006, He was a Visiting Researcher at mediaX at Stanford University, where he worked with the Late Professor […]

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 […]

Surmounting Data Barriers on Global Health Solutions

Around the world, people want to get back to work safely and responsibly. However, strategies for rebooting local, national and global economies are throttled by inadequacies in data and their networks. Marsali Hancock discusses her insights on this important issue.