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Name: Oszkar Palinko
Date registered: July 26, 2011

Latest posts

  1. Poster presentation at ETRA 2012 — April 9, 2012
  2. Reporting from ETRA 2012 — March 29, 2012
  3. The NEC HFES Visit to UNH — November 9, 2011
  4. Pupillometry presentation at Driving Assessment 2011 — July 6, 2011
  5. Bryan Reimer Lecture at UNH — April 12, 2011

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Apr 09

Poster presentation at ETRA 2012

I presented a poster at this year’s Eye Tracking Research and Applications conference (ETRA2012) with the title: Exploring the Effects of Visual Cognitive Load and Illumination on Pupil Diameter in Driving Simulators. In the adjoining short paper Andrew and I explored how visual cognitive load and illumination affect the driver’s pupil and if the effects …

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Mar 29

Reporting from ETRA 2012

This year’s Eye Tracking Research and Applications conference is held in picturesque Santa Barbara, California. This gathering is the premier venue for cutting-edge eye tracking research in the world. The keynote speech was given by Andrew Campbell of Dartmouth College. He is interested in figuring out how smartphones can be used to infere about people’s …

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Nov 09

The NEC HFES Visit to UNH

On Saturday, November 5th, a delegation of the New England Chapter of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (NEC HFES) visited our labs at the University of New Hampshire. First, Andrew Kun, the Project54 program director, gave an overview of the research conducted in our labs. Next, Eric Jones, Sami Durrani, Angela Garabet and David …

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Jul 06

Pupillometry presentation at Driving Assessment 2011

On June 29th I gave a lecture presentation at the Driving Assessment conference held at Squaw Creek Resort on beautiful Lake Tahoe, CA. The title of the talk was Exploring the Influence of Light and Cognitive Load on Pupil Diameter in Driving Simulator Studies. You can find our accompanying conference paper here. After the lecture …

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Apr 12

Bryan Reimer Lecture at UNH

On April 5th, 2011 Bryan Reimer visited our labs at Project54 and gave a talk within the ECE900 seminar course. Bryan is a Research Scientist at MIT‘s AgeLab. His scientific interest includes workload assessment in simulated and non-simulated driving environments. The talk he gave was titled “Measuring the Cognitive Component of Driver Workload and Distraction”. …

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Feb 11

A Visit to NavLab at Carnegie Mellon University

At this year’s AutmotiveUI Conference in Pittsburgh I met Aaron Steinfeld who was kind enough to give us a tour of NavLab at the world renowned Robotics Institute of CMU. The following photo shows Aaron with the latest NavLab vehicle, No 11. The lab focuses on developing autonomous vehicles, a.k.a. robot cars. They are equipped …

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Dec 13

AutoUI 2010 Illumination Poster Presentation

Alongside other Project54 members in November I visited the 2010 AutomotiveUI Conference held at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA. This time I presented a poster about our research on the effects of illumination and cognitive load on pupil diameter. The abstract to this poster can be found here. The poster session was very successful. …

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May 11

Marcelo Gleiser Talk at UNH, May 2010

On May 10th 2010 Marcelo Gleiser gave a very inspiring talk at the University of New Hampshire. The lecture’s title was: A Tear at the Edge of Creation, which is also the title of professor Gleiser’s new book. The lecture was part of the CEPS Frontiers Lecture Series. Marcelo Gleiser is a distinguished physicist and …

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Mar 23

Reporting for ETRA 2010

This year’s Eye Tracking Research and Applications Conference (ETRA2010) is held in Austin, Texas. This is the premier gathering event for eye tracking researchers worldwide. The very interesting keynote speech was given by Scott MacKenzie with focus on using the eye as a control device in human-computer interfaces. This was also the main topic of …

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Mar 18

Marko Popovic Lecture at UNH

On the 25th of February Dr Marko Popovic gave a talk at UNH in the series of Graduate Seminar lectures of the ECE department (ECE900). The title of the lecture was: “Many Endeavors a Few Successes; an Ordinary Story of the 21st Century ‘Renaissance’ = Multidisciplinary Researcher”. This lecture was geared towards graduate students who …

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