Author: Christina Pakusch

GECKO Summer School 2022 from 20.06.-22.06.2022

The second training event of the EU Horizon 2020 project GECKO, jointly organised by the project beneficiaries Fraunhofer FIT and the University of Siegen, takes place from 20 to 22 June 2022 at the Kranz Parkhotel in Siegburg. For the first time, the 15 international young scientists and their supervisors will come together in person…
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“Designing a Mobility Intelligence System for Decision-making with Shared Mobility Data” @ ICT4S 2022

From 14-16 June 2022, the 8th International Conference on ICT for Sustainability was held at University of Plovdiv “Paisii Hilendarski”. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the conference was held in a hybrid format in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, and virtually. Lukas Böhm presented the paper “Designing a Mobility Intelligence System for Decision-making with Shared Mobility Data”.…
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Contribution at DIS 2022: “Losing its Touch: Understanding User Perception of Multimodal Interaction and Smart Assistance”.

This year, the Designing Interactie Systems 2022 conference is taking place in a new digital format. Margarita Esau presents the exciting results of her contribution “Losing its Touch: Understanding User Perception of Multimodal Interaction and Smart Assistance” in a video. Together with our colleagues Veronika Krauß, Dennis Lawo and Gunnar Stevens, she investigated whether a…
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Workshop paper “The Reverse Turing Test: Being Human (Is) Enough in the Age of AI” published

On 7 June 2022, our colleague Fatemeh Alizadeh presented the workshop paper “The reverse Turing test: being human (is) enough in the age of AI” at the Sixth International Workshop on Cultures of Participation in the Digital Age, which this year raised the question “AI for Humans or Humans for AI?”. The conference paper was…
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Publication and presentation at CHI‘22

On May 3rd, the paper “Elements of XR Prototyping: Characterizing the Role and Use of Prototypes in Augmented and Virtual Reality Design” was presented at ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems in New Orleans (USA). With her work, Veronika Krauß investigates the role and use of prototypes based on 17 interviews with…
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CfP i-com Special Issue on “User-Centered Management of Natural Resources“

Call for journal article submissions – Deadline: June 30th 2022 Organization by Christina Pakusch (Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg), Thomas Franke (Universität zu Lübeck), Jasminko Novak (Hochschule Stralsund) and Michael Koch (Universität der Bundewehr München) MOTIVATION Topics such as green IT, resource conservation, the use of smart technologies and the optimization of systems towards reduced resource consumption dominate…
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Best Student Paper Award at International Conference on Computer-Human Interaction Research and Applications

The Consumer Informatics Research Group participated in the 5th International Conference on Computer-Human Interaction Research and Applications with three papers. The research article Going Car-Free: Investigating Mobility Practice Transformations and the Role of ICT by Dennis Lawo, Lukas Böhm, Anna-Katharina Flügge, Christina Pakusch and Gunnar Stevens was awarded the Best Student Paper Award. Margarita Esau…
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New Publication in CSCW Journal

The article “The Automation of the Taxi Industry – Taxi Drivers’ Expectations and Attitudes Towards the Future of their Work” has been published online in Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW). The study contributes insights into how the work of taxi drivers could change given the advent of autonomous driving: While the task of driving could…
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New association Lebensmittel-Teilen e.V. founded in Siegen

From end consumer to prosumer: The newly founded Lebensmittel-Teilen e.V. supports community gardens and local production, cooking get-togethers, nutrition education and ensures that food is saved from the garbage can and redistributed.

Institute for Digital Consumption at the Bonn-Rhine-Sieg University of Applied Sciences

The Institute for Digital Consumption (IVI) of H-BRS supports teaching and research at the intersection of consumer sciences and business informatics.