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Designing Graphical Elements for Cognitively Demanding Activities: An Account on Fine-Tuning for Colors [chapter]

Gilles Tabart, Stéphane Conversy, Jean-Luc Vinot, Sylvie Athènes
Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This not only hinders the design process, but can also lead to misinterpretation from users. This article is an account of our work as designers of colors for graphical elements.  ...  Though a number of tools support such design activities, we found that they were not suited for designing the subtle but important details of an interface used in cognitively demanding activities.  ...  In order to see the results and finely tune the design, we built an image containing 6 examples of the exact shapes to be colored.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-70569-7_13 fatcat:kqt4jxrlufabhgxdpx6ks6dr6m

Efficient Universal Computing Architectures for Decoding Neural Activity

Benjamin I. Rapoport, Lorenzo Turicchia, Woradorn Wattanapanitch, Thomas J. Davidson, Rahul Sarpeshkar, Michal Zochowski
2012 PLoS ONE  
We describe a set of decoding algorithms based on this computational architecture, one designed to operate within an implanted system, minimizing its power consumption and data transmission bandwidth;  ...  and a complementary set of algorithms for learning, programming the decoder, and postprocessing the decoded output, designed to operate in an external, nonimplanted unit.  ...  Wilson, Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, MIT Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0042492 pmid:22984404 pmcid:PMC3440437 fatcat:iovrvrvqkvdrzicuwpclevceke

Decoding Brain Representations by Multimodal Learning of Neural Activity and Visual Features [article]

Simone Palazzo, Concetto Spampinato, Isaak Kavasidis, Daniela Giordano, Joseph Schmidt, Mubarak Shah
2020 arXiv   pre-print
The core idea is to learn plausible computational and biological representations by correlating human neural activity and natural images.  ...  Thus, we first propose a model, EEG-ChannelNet, to learn a brain manifold for EEG classification.  ...  Martina Platania for supporting the data acquisition phase, Dr. Demian Faraci for the experimental results, and NVIDIA for the generous donation of two Titan X GPUs.  ... 
arXiv:1810.10974v2 fatcat:pe5fwfsjrzbbdeyakcpid6ryqy

Web party effect: a cocktail party effect in the web environment

Sara Rigutti, Carlo Fantoni, Walter Gerbino
2015 PeerJ  
The time needed to reach the goal was accounted for by a novel measure of home page complexity based on a part of (not all) web options: the number of links embedded within web navigation elements weighted  ...  ., a cocktail party effect in the web environment): users tune into web elements that are relevant for the achievement of their navigation goals and tune out all others.  ...  those web elements that are relevant for the achievement of the goal and tune out all others.  ... 
doi:10.7717/peerj.828 pmid:25802803 pmcid:PMC4369339 fatcat:elpvk2d4wbds5hxttlqdieejri

Fostering Program Comprehension in Novice Programmers - Learning Activities and Learning Trajectories

Cruz Izu, Carsten Schulte, Ashish Aggarwal, Quintin Cutts, Rodrigo Duran, Mirela Gutica, Birte Heinemann, Eileen Kraemer, Violetta Lonati, Claudio Mirolo, Renske Weeda
2019 Proceedings of the Working Group Reports on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education  
Tuning down the emotional brain: An fmri study of the effects of cognitive load on the processing of affective images.  ...  , the sound pro- cessing activity was less cognitive demanding than the list processing activity.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3344429.3372501 dblp:conf/iticse/IzuSACDGHKLMW19a fatcat:ylcbps6pynbrfhlxtt6z3qmlza

Evaluating the distraction potential of connected vehicles

Joonbum Lee, John D. Lee, Dario D. Salvucci
2012 Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicular Applications - AutomotiveUI '12  
This paper compares three methods to quantify distraction, and focuses on one method: computational models of driver behavior.  ...  Connected vehicles offer great potential for new sources of information, but may also introduce new sources of distraction.  ...  The subsequent section describes a model of visual salience, fine-tuned for describing visual attention to vehicle displays-a critical concern for the design of connected vehicles.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2390256.2390261 dblp:conf/automotiveUI/LeeLS12 fatcat:e7xrrnjhonca7er3jdcsmitbti

Adaptive Engagement of Cognitive Control in Context-Dependent Decision Making

Michael L. Waskom, Michael C. Frank, Anthony D. Wagner
2016 Cerebral Cortex  
The capacity for flexible information processing of this sort is thought to depend on a cognitive control system in frontoparietal cortex, but the costs and limitations of control entail that its engagement  ...  Here, we show that humans reduce demands on control by exploiting statistical structure in their environment.  ...  This work was supported by the Stanford Center for Cognitive and Neurobiological Imaging and the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation (Network Initiative on Culture, Brain, and Learning).  ... 
doi:10.1093/cercor/bhv333 pmid:26733531 fatcat:gmrvjhtk3zhqvl3ldsftg5dzyi

Automated long-term recording and analysis of neural activity in behaving animals [article]

Ashesh K Dhawale, Rajesh Poddar, Evi Kopelowitz, Valentin Normand, Steffen Wolff, Bence Olveczky
2015 bioRxiv   pre-print
Here we describe an automated platform for continuous long-term recordings of neural activity and behavior in freely moving animals.  ...  An unsupervised algorithm identifies and tracks the activity of single units over weeks of recording, dramatically simplifying the analysis of large datasets.  ...  We found that firing rate correlations accounted for a significant fraction of the variance in state-tuning similarity ( Figure 5E -F), particularly when the firing rate was averaged on a scale that matched  ... 
doi:10.1101/033266 fatcat:u7a3uvgrvjgofowq3ta3slkyje

Subtle Distinctions: How Attentional Templates Influence EEG Parameters of Cognitive Control in a Spatial Cuing Paradigm

Christine Mertes, Daniel Schneider
2018 Frontiers in Human Neuroscience  
Using event-related potentials (ERPs) of the electroencephalogram, we investigated how cognitive control is altered by the scope of an attentional template currently activated in visual working memory.  ...  Participants performed a spatial cuing task where an irrelevant color singleton cue was presented prior to a target array.  ...  For those conditions where the target was defined by a specific feature, a more fine-tuned template had to be activated in working memory.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fnhum.2018.00113 pmid:29628884 pmcid:PMC5876246 fatcat:xyzqxjdwjjfedclasier6v5dpi

Introduction: Orienting Feminism: Media, Activism, and Cultural Representation [chapter]

Catherine Dale, Rosemary Overell
2018 Orienting Feminism  
The relationship graphic design might have to truth is the process or performance and cognitive transition of forms.  ...  Commodities could therefore be described as an incongruent living paradox as graphic design has an active role in gender representation that can institute and provoke meaning on its own terms.  ...  NUMBERS AND SYMBOLS @ look_at_this_pusssy, Instagram account, 58-59 A Aam Aadmi Party, 116 Abbott, T., 161 Access, 117-120 Activism, 4 consent-focused rape prevention education and, 181 digital tools vs  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-70660-3_1 fatcat:dz7huy3yszhazgrinthzfu5okm

Statistical geometric affinity in human brain electric activity

A. Chornet-Lurbe, J. A. Oteo, J. Ros
2007 Physical Review E  
An analysis for characteristic times based on lacunarity is also carried out as well as a study of the synchrony between left and right EEG channels.  ...  The representation of the human electroencephalogram ͑EEG͒ records by neurophysiologists demands standardized time-amplitude scales for their correct conventional interpretation.  ...  Fernández-Soto for illustrative discussions. This work has been partially supported by contracts MCyT/ FEDER, Spain ͑Grant No. FIS2004-0912͒ and Generalitat Valenciana, Spain ͑Grant No. ACOMP06/042͒.  ... 
doi:10.1103/physreve.75.051918 pmid:17677109 fatcat:pczzusdr2fhmhb5j23uty4ateu

A new semantic text-image search engine for car designers

Arantza Bereciartua, Carole Bouchard, Jean-Francois Omhover, Marin Ferecatu, Hichem Houissa, Fabienne Gandon, Guillaume Logerot
2008 2008 International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing  
It aims at elaborating the design trend boards dedicated to product designers in business to consumer markets such as for the automotive and original equipment manufacturers.  ...  Downloaded on October 15, 2008 at 06:07 from IEEE Xplore. Restrictions apply.  ...  There is an increasing demand for methods and technologies for mining and organizing quickly and reliably these visual contents [4] [5] [6] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/cbmi.2008.4565000 dblp:conf/cbmi/BereciartuaBOFHGL08 fatcat:et6qzls4ejetxmu7tezsf5ffwq

Measuring Locomotor Activity and Behavioral Aspects of Rodents Living in the Home-Cage

Christian J. M. I. Klein, Thomas Budiman, Judith R. Homberg, Dilip Verma, Jaap Keijer, Evert M. van Schothorst
2022 Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience  
An automated high-throughput approach can overcome this problem.  ...  It covers electrical capacitance technology and radio-frequency identification (RFID), which focus mainly on voluntary locomotor activity in both single and multiple rodents, respectively.  ...  The algorithm's properties are fine-tuned to meet the specific requirements (i.e., high temporal resolution) for analyzing electrophysiological characteristics during behavioral studies (Hsu and Yttri  ... 
doi:10.3389/fnbeh.2022.877323 pmid:35464142 pmcid:PMC9021872 fatcat:cp7rkvl4avfv7f6q77262ggi4q

Measuring relative timings of brain activities using fMRI

Santosh B. Katwal, John C. Gore, J. Christopher Gatenby, Baxter P. Rogers
2013 NeuroImage  
We aimed to detect fine differences in the timings of brain activities beyond those previously measured from fMRI data in human subjects.  ...  For relative timing measurement, Granger causality outperformed time-to-peak calculations derived from an inverse logit curve fit.  ...  For the localizer method, voxels responding to the on/off block stimulus from the block-design localizer scan were applied across all runs. Then we computed an average signal for each hemisphere.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2012.10.052 pmid:23110880 pmcid:PMC3593774 fatcat:ujrjmzhx25didhn5awz4ofbipy

TactiPEd: Easy Prototyping of Tactile Patterns [chapter]

Sabrina Panëels, Margarita Anastassova, Lucie Brunet
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
It is based on the graphical metaphor of the shape of the device, which is used for the tuning of the main tactile characteristics, including amplitude, frequency and duration of tactile sequences.  ...  The editor was thoroughly evaluated: a usability evaluation was conducted with 9 participants, the designed metaphor-based patterns were analyzed for insights on crossdevice design and finally the editor  ...  For that purpose, the editor is based on a graphical metaphor using the spatial layout of the device to tune its parameters.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-40480-1_15 fatcat:lyxmeiyvvveddd7gjs52sfjxri
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