Welcome!

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.

2016 Four Eyes Lab Open House - Friday, May 27, 5-9pm

Group Photo

Visit these links to find out more about the lab, its people and activities:

  • People — Faculty, staff, students, visitors
  • Research — Current research projects
  • Publications — Group publications
  • Info — Courses, conferences, documentation, links
  • Datasets — made available for research purposes
  • Contact — Contact info, maps, directions, local information

News:
  • [Jan 2017] ACM IUI Award: John O'Donovan to receive inaugural award for most-influential-paper of ACM IUI conference series, for his 2005 paper on "Trust in Recommender Systems" (link to article) (link to ACM award notice).  John will present an invited talk about the work at IUI'17 in Cyprus.  
  • [Dec 2016] Ph.D. Defense: James Schaffer successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation entitled "A Quantitative Investigation into the Design Tradeoffs in Decision Support Systems". Congratulations, James!
  • [Dec 2016] 3DV 2016: Our paper, "Large Scale SfM with the Distributed Camera Model" by Chris Sweeney, Victor Fragoso, Tobias Höllerer, and Matthew Turk was presented at the 3D Vision Conference at Stanford University.
  • [Nov 2016] Ph.D. Defense: Domagoj Baričević successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation entitled "User-Perspective Augmented Reality Magic Lenses". Congratulations, Domagoj!
  • [May 2016] Lab Open House 2016: The Four Eyes Lab will host an Open House, including demonstrations of the lab's current and recent research projects on Friday, May 27, 2016, 5-9pm. This event takes place along with the Media Arts and Technology End of Year Show in Elings Hall. The lab's work will be primarily on the third floor, so come on up!
  • [Mar 2016] IEEE VR 2016: Our paper "Evaluating Wide-Field-of-View Augmented Reality with Mixed Reality Simulation" by Donghao Ren, Tibor Goldschwendt, YunSuk Chang, and Tobias Hollerer was presented at IEEE VR 2016.
  • [Mar 2016] IEEE 3DUI 2016 Honorable Mention for Best Paper Award: Our paper, "Interpreting 2D Gesture Annotations in 3D Augmented Reality" by Benjamin Nuernberger, Kuo-Chin Lien, Tobias Hollerer, and Matthew Turk was presented at IEEE 3DUI 2016 and was awarded an honorable mention for best paper.
  • [Feb 2016] Ph.D. Defense: Byungkyu "Jay" Kang successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation entitled "Information Reliability on the Social Web." Congratulations, Jay!
  • [Jan 2016] Ph.D. Defense: Chris Sweeney successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation entitled "Modeling and Calibrating the Distributed Camera" Congratulation, Chris!
  • [Dec 2015] MIT Tech Review: covers our CSCW research by Saiph Savage, Andres Monroy Hernandez and Tobias Höllerer on using Online Bots to turn Citizens into Activists!

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