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SEMINAR 20th Nov: Mark Perry - AutoMedia: family life, interaction and media use in the car

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Wednesday 20th November 2013 at 3pm in B32, Gordon Square (26)

Mark Perry from Brunel University

SEMINAR 13th Nov: Michael Terry: Google Knows What You Hate About Your Kindle: Using Search Queries to Infer User Needs and Desires in Consumer Products

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 Wednesday 13th November 2013 at 3pm in B32, Gordon Square (26)

Our speaker this week is Michael Terry from the University of Waterloo. He is also currently a visiting professor at UCL courtesy of a grant from the Leverhulme Trust.

Google Knows What You Hate About Your Kindle: Using Search Queries to Infer User Needs and Desires in Consumer Products

It has become second nature to "Google" any problem we encounter with the products we use. As designers of technology, we can exploit this behavior to learn what people want and need from their products, by virtue of what they search for.

In this talk, I will present a technique that transforms web search query logs into forms that enable one to identify usability issues in publicly available products, such as the iPhone, Kindle, and Firefox.

Read all about it! UCLIC featured in this month's ACM Interactions magazine

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Interactions Cover Picture

This month UCLIC are the subject of the "Day in the Lab" feature in ACM Interactions magazine. View the online version of the article here or download it from ACM here in its full glory!

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