Welcome to the Interactive Computing Experiences Research Cluster at the University of Central Florida. Our mission is to develop innovative techniques, tools, and applications that improve the overall experience between humans and machines. The vision of this cluster is to be a world class research leader in the innovative development and evaluation of interactive technology experiences that benefit humanity.

Research Cluster Goals:
  • explore and develop core technologies to improve beneficial interactive technology user experiences and study their effectiveness
  • foster multidisciplinary research in beneficial interactive user experiences
  • disseminate research findings in top conferences and journals
  • foster collaboration with industry
  • support entrepreneurship activities based on ISUE activities
  • provide a continual stream of skilled graduates to partake in high‐tech interactive technology jobs.

More specifically, we are interested in the creation and evaluation of advanced interfaces that support education, entertainment, and general work productivity.

We are always looking for undergraduate, Masters, and Ph.D. students to come work in our lab. If you're interested in the things you see on this site, contact Dr. LaViola.

Latest News

  • February 10, 2019
    Congratulations to Austin Erickson, Nahal Norouzi, Dr. Kangsoo Kim, Dr. Gerd Bruder, Dr. Greg Welch, and Dr. LaViola for having their paper, Understanding The Effects of Depth Information in Shared Gaze Augmented Reality Environments, accepted as an IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics journal paper to IEEE VR 2020.
  • December 9, 2019
    Congratulations to Eugene Taranta, Corey Pittman, Jack Oakley, Mykola Maslych, Mehran Maghoumi and Dr. LaViola for having their paper, "Moving Toward an Ecologically Valid Data Collection Protocol for 2D Gestures In Video Games", accepted to ACM CHI 2020.
  • October 20, 2019
    Congratulations to Nahal Norouzi, Austin Erickson, Dr. Kangsoo Kim, Ryan Schubert, Dr. Gerd Bruder, Dr. Greg Welch, and Dr. LaViola for winning the best paper award at ACM Spatial User Interfaces 2019 for their paper, "Effects of Shared Gaze Parameters on Visual Target Identification Task Performance in Augmented Reality".
  • October 15, 2019
    Dr. LaViola will be giving the keynote talk at ACM Spatial User Interfaces 2019 on October 19, 2019.
  • September 10, 2019
    Congratulations to Dr. LaViola for winning an NSF grant, "Retraining Built Environment Retrofitting Problem Solving Skills with Augmented Reality". This is a joint project with Dr. Joseph Kider (PI), Dr. Lori Walters, and Dr. Roger Azevedo.
  • July 9, 2019
    Congratulations to Kevin Pfeil, Dr. Wisniewski, and Dr. LaViola for having their paper, "An Analysis of User Perception Regarding Body-Worn 360◦ Camera Placements and Heights for Telepresence", accepted to the 2019 ACM Symposium on Applied Perception (SAP 2019).
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