A/P Shengdong ZHAO – NUS-HCI

MIMS - UC Berkeley, PhD - University of Toronto
Associate Professor, NUS-HCI Lab
Department of Computer Science
School of Computing, National University of Singapore

Lab address: COM2-01-05
Phone: +65 6516-4361 (lab), Fax: +65 6779 4580 (Soc)
Email: zhaosd (at) comp.nus.edu.sg

Research Tips

How to Evaluate Research Ideas–Essential Issues to Consider Before You Start to Work on a Project

A good start is half the battle won. “People think focus means saying yes to the thing you’ve got to focus on. But that’s not what it means at all. It means saying no to the hundred other good ideas that there are. You have to pick carefully. I’m actually as proud of the things...

Tips for Reviewing an HCI Research Paper

The following article is mostly based on the three sources below, with addition comments from the author’s own point of view. Prof. Kevin McGee’s document on how to evaluate an HCI paper. Prof. Michael McGuffin’s notes on how to review a paper: http://profs.etsmtl.ca/mmcguffin/learn/academicResearch/tipsForReviewing The CHI 2005 Review Guide: http://www.chi2005.org/cfp/reviewing.html Overall, your review tries to provide...

How to Use GIT and Bitbucket for Paper Collaboration (by James Eagan)

Below is a record of the email sent to me by James Eagan on how to version control the Latex file for collaborative paper writing. I simply copy it here for my own record. Hope it will also be useful for you. LaTeX is a great tool, especially for collaborative papers, but that only works...

Protected: Rebuttal Examples

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How to Create Interaction Diagram/Mockups in PowerPoint

When communicating new research ideas with others, it is extremely important to visualize what you want to achieve. Often, ideas are vague. They may seem exciting, but when you try to visualize them, all sort of issues will come out. So a quick and dirty prototyping tool will greatly help the ideation process, both for...

Useful Link for Learning Statistical Analysis

Koji Yatani provides a comprehensive tutorial page http://yatani.jp/HCIstats/HomePage#ExperimentalDesign

Common Problems in Students’ Writing

[What do you want to say here? Summarize it in one sentence. The following paragraph has too many ideas. It makes readers confused on which point the author tries to emphasize] The effectiveness of communication can be affected by the richness of the information carried by the communication medium [\cite{Daft1984}]. However, current media for computer...

How to Present a Research Paper in 5 Minutes by Prof. Kevin McGee

The following video shows an example of presenting a research paper in 5 minutes by Prof. Kevin McGee. Sorry that the video quality is low. However, I hope some insights can be learned beyond these blur images. How to Present a Research Paper in 5 minutes In the video, the 5 minute presentation covers the...

Protected: How to Write a Cover Letter about the Changes You Made to a Paper According to Reviewers’ Comments

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How to Insert Excel Spreadsheet Directly into Word

Thanks to Bahador for finding and sharing the video. How to insert an Excel Spreadsheet into Word

Singapore Maker Resources

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Protected: A List of 20 Seminal Papers in Human Computer Interaction

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