Professor Kate Hone
Head of Department - Computer Science
Wilfred Brown 103
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Tel: +44 (0)1895 266009
Applications are welcome for PhD study on the following research topics:
User interface design for voice user interfaces / chat bots - voice user interfaces are starting to become popular consumer products with the lauch of tools such Amazon's Echo / Alexa and Google Home. Research to explore user experience of voice user interfaces and how this can be improved.
Subjective evaluation of voice user interfaces - research to develop reliable and valid subjective measures of voice user interface quality which can be used in usability research.
Emotionally sensitive user interfaces - research to explore the potential use of emotion recognition technolgy to enhance human computer interaction, including user studies of the impact of emotionally adaptive interfaces.
MOOC acceptance factors - open online courses are increasingly available. Research to explore factors in adoption and retention of learners in this context.
|Name||Thesis Title/Topic||Status||1st or 2nd supervisor|
|Lorna Lines||Older adults\' Interactions with speech Systems||Completed 2003||First|
|Ghada Refaat El Said||Cultural issues in Human Computer Interaction||Completed 2005||First|
|Tim Cribbin||Classifying complex topics using spatial-semantic document visualization||Completed 2005||Second|
|Emma Pickering||Towards an improved evaluation of use for everyday computing||Completed 2009||Second|
|Lesley Axelrod||Emotion Recognition for Interaction with Computers (Human Factors Issues)||Completed 2010||First|
|Ali Tarhini||E-learning Acceptance in Lebanon and England||Completed 2013||Second|
|Ahmad Aljwaijri||User acceptance in online banking||Current student||First|
|Sumayyah Alfaresi||Mobile Digital Libraries||Current student||First|
|Alison Bulbeck||E-learning Innovation||Current student||First|