Dr. Shumin Zhai from Google Inc. will be giving a talk on Mobile Keyboard as an example of large scale novel interface based on both classic human factors and modern machine intelligence.
Shumin Zhai is a Human-Computer Interaction research scientist at Google Inc. From 1996 to 2011 he worked at the IBM Almaden Research Center. He is interested in both foundational research of user interfaces and practical product and service innovations. He originated and led the ShapeWriter project that pioneered the touch screen gesture keyboard paradigm. He has published over 100 research papers and received 30 patents. He is active in the academic community and is currently the Editor-in-Chief of ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction. He has been a visiting professor and lectured at universities in the US, Europe and China. He is a Fellow of the ACM and a Member of the CHI Academy.
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