Welcome to the UCSB Four Eyes Lab, in the Computer Science Department and the Media Arts and Technology Program at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Our research focus is on the "four I's" of Imaging, Interaction, and Innovative Interfaces. The lab is directed by Professors Matthew Turk and Tobias Höllerer, and includes several graduate and undergraduate students, postdocs and visitors.

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  • People — Faculty, staff, students, visitors
  • Research — Current research projects
  • Publications — Group publications
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  • Contact — Contact info, maps, directions, local information

  • [Oct 2015] Interview with BBC about our System Botivist!: Interview on BBC Click's Show to discuss Saiph Savage, Andres Monroy-Hernandez and Tobias Höllerer CSCW'16 research on Botivist: a platform that starts activism with citizen crowds via online bots!
  • [Oct 2015] ISMAR 2015: Our poster "2D-3D Co-segmentation for AR-based Remote Collaboration" by Kuo-Chin Lien, Benjamin Nuernberger, Matthew Turk, and Tobias Hollerer was presented at ISMAR 2015. Ben also presented at the ISMAR 2015 Doctorial Consortium.
  • [Oct 2015] ISMAR 2015 Best Short Paper Award: The Best Short Paper Award at ISMAR 2015 was given to our paper "Efficient Computation of Absolute Pose for Gravity-Aware Augmented Reality" by Chris Sweeney, John Flynn, Benjamin Nuernberger, Matthew Turk, and Tobias Hollerer.
  • [Oct 2015] New Scientist covers our CSCW'16 research: Our research  by Saiph Savage, Andres Monroy-Hernandez, Tobias Hollerer on using online bots to call citizens to arms was presented in New Scientist!
  • [Oct 2015] VICE features our Botivist Research!: Our CSCW'16 research by Saiph Savage, Andres Monroy-Hernandez, Tobias Hollerer,  on using online bots to recruit citizens for activism was covered by Vice!
  • [Aug 2015] New Research ACM CSCW!: Our paper "Botivist: Calling Volunteers to Action Using Online Bots by Saiph Savage Andres Monroy Hernandez Tobias Hollerer will be presented at ACM CSCW 2016. Online Bots can be used to recruit and start collective action with citizens!
  • [Aug 2015] ACM UIST Poster!: Our poster "Daemo: a Self-Governed Crowdsourcing Marketplace" by Saiph Savage in collaboration with Stanford and UNAM will be presented at ACM UIST 2015.
  • [Aug 2015] intRS at RecSys2015: Our paper "Inspection Mechanisms for Community-based Content Discovery in Microblogs" by Nava Tintarev, Byungkyu (Jay) KangTobias Höllerer and John O’Donovan has been accepted to the Joint Workshop on Interfaces and Human Decision Making in Recommender Systems (intRS) held in conjunction with RecSys2015 in Vienna, Austria.
  • [Aug 2015] FAB2015: Our paper "The Full Story: Automatic detection of unique news content in Microblogs" by Byungkyu (Jay) KangTobias Höllerer and John O’Donovan has been accepted to the 2015 IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Foundations and Applications of Big Data Analytics (FAB) held in conjunction with ASONAM 2015.
  • [Aug 2015] ASONAM2015: Our paper "Believe it or Not? Analyzing Information Credibility in Microblogs" by Byungkyu (Jay) Kang, Tobias Höllerer and John O’Donovan has been accepted to IEEE/ACM ASONAM 2015.

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