- Stanford HCI Research -
This is a semi-complete list of the HCI projects that Stanford University is currently involved in.
- Archimedes: The Archimedes Project, another project at the Center for the Study of Language and Information, is an interdisciplinary effort focused on providing access to information to individuals with disabilities. Researchers are applying basic research about information and communication to create designed access to computers through the availability of multiple forms of information. The project also seeks to educate students who will develop the next generation of technological innovation about the advantages to the population at large of designing from this perspective.
- Cardiovascular Biomechanics Research Lab: The Cardiovascular Biomechanics Research Lab includes research on Computer-Aided Surgical Planning, developing software tools to extract clinically useful anatomic and physiologic information from imaging data and to combine diagnostic and predictive tools into a Surgical Planning Environment.
- Center for Advanced Medical Informatics at Stanford: CAMIS conducts a variety of research activities on medical Informatics. These often involve the study, design, and development of computer systems in medicine, for which the human-computer interface is a central concern. Students from Computer Science have worked on these projects along with the faculty and doctoral students in MIS.
- Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics: CCRMA provides one of the top-rated facilities for digital sound research in the world. Students from Computer Science can work with ongoing projects dealing with musical interfaces for the composer, performer, and listener.
- Center for Design Research: The Center for Design Research (CDR) is dedicated to facilitating individual creativity, understanding the team design process, and developing advanced tools and methods that promote superior design and manufacturing of products.
- Center for the Study of Language and Information: Several projects at CSLI are involved with ways in which people can interact with computers in natural language.
- Computer Graphics Laboratory: Current research projects focus on rendering algorithms, high performance graphics architectures, systems support for graphical interaction, volume rendering and volumetric representations, digitizing the shape and appearance of physical objects using multiple sensing technologies, geometry and image compression, image-based rendering, and the design of languages and user interfaces for data visualization.
- Digital Libraries: The Stanford Integrated Digital Library Project will develop enabling technologies for an integrated "virtual" library to provide an array of new services and uniform access to networked information collections. The Integrated Digital Library will create a shared environment linking everything from personal information collections, to collections of conventional libraries, to large data collections shared by scientists.
- Image Guidance Laboratories: The Image Guidance Laboratories (IGL) in the Department of Neurosurgery at Stanford University School of Medicine are engaged in active basic and clinical research in surgical navigation and minimally invasive surgical technology. IGL research extends the capabilities of the technology found in ultrasound machines, fluoroscopes, endoscopes, surgical microscopes, and stereotactic machines. Current research projects in the Image Guidance Laboratories are concentrating on expanding the reach of these technologies as aids in computer-assisted surgery. Through improving surgical navigation techniques and by providing surgeons with superior technology, IGL hopes to improve diagnosis and treatment and thus patient care.
- Interactive Workspaces: The Interactive Workspace is an evolving environment that integrates a number of computing devices, including large-scale high-resolution displays (in various orientation), hand-held computing, and multi-modal interaction using visual and sound (including speech) input. We have begun construction of some prototypes and are developing the overall architecture. The research is being done in the Computer Science Department by faculty in HCI, Graphics, networking, and computer vision.
- National Biocomputation Center: We use advanced visualization to enable surgeons to plan, perform, and train for surgeries. The HCI component of our work involves producing surgical planning environments and exploring the ways that surgeons interact with their patient's data. In addition, we have just begun work on building an augmented reality environment for intraoperative assistance.
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