Algorithms have revolutionized pretty much every area of manufacturing and engineering. Is interaction design the next? This talk gives an overview of what future holds for algorithmic methods in interaction design. I give a live demo with an interactive layout optimizer, provide an overview of bleeding-edge research, and provoke discussion on what might happen to the profession of interaction design in 5 years.
Can Computers Design?
Antti Oulasvirta is an Associate Professor at Aalto University where he leads the User Interfaces research group. He was previously a Senior Researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics and the Cluster of Excellence on Multimodal Computing and Interaction at Saarland university. He received his doctorate in Cognitive Science from the University of Helsinki in 2006, after which he was a Fulbright Scholar at the School of Information in University of California-Berkeley in 2007-2008 and a Senior Researcher at Helsinki Institute for Information Technology HIIT in 2008-2011. During his postgraduate studies in 2002-2003, he was an exchange student at […]