Monday, December 17, 2007

Seminar on Human-Computer Interface and Augmented Reality (ARHCI 08)

I will give an overview talk about the Metaverse on the
Seminar on Human-Computer Interface and Augmented Reality (
See seminar web site.

BGU ARHCI 08 will be held on Jan 2nd, 2008 under the auspices of the Lynne and William Frankel Center for Computer Science at BGU.

Reseachers from Academia and Industry as well as graduate and undergraduate students are welcome to attend the seminar.

For additional information please contact the organizers:
* Klara Kedem, Tel 08-6477869 email: klara 'at'
* Jihad El-Sana, Tel 08-6477871 email: el-sana 'at'

Program include:
11:00 - 11:15
Coffee and registration

11:15 - 12:15
Looking to the Future in Augmented Reality Research
Mark Billinghurst, Human Interface Technology Laboratory, New Zealand University of Canterbury

12:15 - 13:00
Augmented Mashup
Eyal Gever, Gizmoz

13:00 - 13:45

13:45 - 14:30
Your Next Life: From Second Life to the 3D3C Metaverse
Yesha Sivan, Metaverse Labs Ltd., and Afeka College

14:30 - 15:15
Controlling Highly-Immersive Virtual Reality by Thought Using a Brain-Computer Interface
Doron Friedman, Interdisciplinary Center

15:15 - 16:00
Interactive Rendering of Large Polygonal Models
Jihad El-Sana, Ben-Gurion University

Coffee and open session