Cecilia Baranauskas


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I am a staff member of the Institute of Computing, IC, at the State University of Campinas (UNICAMP), in Brazil. I received my B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Computer Science and my Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, at UNICAMP. During 2001-2002 I spent a sabbatical year in the UK, doing research work in the Semiotics Special Interest Group (SSIG) at the Staffordshire University (School of Computing) and in the Applied Informatics with Semiotics (AIS) lab of the University of Reading (Dept. of Computer Science), UK. My research interests have focused on issues in human-computer interaction, particularly investigating different formalisms (including Participatory Design and Semiotics) in the design and evaluation of user interfaces. I am leading several projects investigating the use of those formalisms for analysing, evaluating and designing domain-oriented applications (collaborative learning systems, geographical information systems, systems for work practice). .

October, 2003

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Baranauskas, Cecilia (2003): HCI in Brazil: Prospects and Challenges. In: Proceedings of IFIP INTERACT03: Human-Computer Interaction , 2003, Zurich, Switzerland. pp. 1081.

Baranauskas, Cecilia, Scolari, Carlos Alberto (2003): Semiotics of interaction. In: Proceedings of IFIP INTERACT03: Human-Computer Interaction , 2003, Zurich, Switzerland. pp. 1095.

Abascal, Julio, Baranauskas, Cecilia, Barbosa, Simone D. J., Junqueira, Diniz, Palanque, Philippe A. (eds.) Proc. of 11th IFIP TC 13 Int. Conf. on Human-Computer Interaction INTERACT2007 September 10-14, 2007, Rio de Janeiro.

Baranauskas, Cecilia, Palanque, Philippe A., Abascal, Julio, Barbosa, Simone Diniz Junqueira (eds.) Proceedings of the INTERACT 2007 , 2007, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil.