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Beyond Total Capture: A Constructive Critique of Lifelogging

January 9, 2011


Beyond Total Capture: A Constructive Critique of Lifelogging is a CACM article on lifelogging where the authors surveyed current research on lifelogging and provided suggestions. I’ve been also interested in the idea of ubiquitous and automatic capturing of personal information since the Life-Optimization Project I did before joining UMass CIIR, so this was an interesting read for […]

Lessons from HCI Classics

January 6, 2011


Recently I’ve been reading what the HCI people I know called ‘classics’, including several titles such as: Things That Make Us Smart by Donald Norman The Humane Interface by Jef Raskin As an IR graduate student who have mostly known the world of retrieval models and TREC-style evaluations, these books help me understand the cognitive […]

Seeking Summer Internship

January 3, 2011


I’m currently looking for summer internship position. So far, I’ve mostly worked on the area of structured document retrieval and the retrieval of personal documents. Currently I’m preparing my thesis proposal whose main topic is combining different methods (keyword search, associative browsing and metadata-based filtering) for personal documents retrieval. Last year, I had summer internship […]