Elizabeth Thorpe Davis

Ph.D

Personal Homepage
http://www.prism.gatech.edu/~ed15/davis.html
Employer
Georgia Tech School of Psychology (http://www.psychology.gatech.edu/)
Email
ed15@prism.gatech.edu

Elizabeth Thorpe Davis is associate professor at Georgia Tech School of Psychology.Her research has both a basic and an applied flavor. The basic research extends our understanding of how humans process perceptual information about whether something is there, what it is, and where it is. Specifically, she study the interface between perception and attention by comparing predictions derived from competing models to the actual behavioral data. This interface between perception and attention is a key factor in visual perception, cognitive neuroscience, and applied research on display design and HCI program visualizations.
The applied research uses the knowledge gained from basic research to predict, control, and enhance human perception and performance in human computer interaction (HCI) settings -- providing yet another test-bed for the models. Elizabeth Thorpe Davis has Ph.D in Experimental Psychology from Columbia University (1979).

Publication Statistics

Publication period start
1993
Publication period end
2006
Number of co-authors
19

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Publications

Reed, Bina, Rhodes, Philippa, Kraemer, Eileen, Davis, Elizabeth Thorpe, Hailston, Kenneth (2006): The effect of comparison cueing and exchange motion on comprehension of program visualizat. In: Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on Software Visualization , 2006, . pp. 181-182. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1148493.1148534

Bowman, Doug A., Davis, Elizabeth Thorpe, Hodges, Larry F., Badre, Albert N. (1999): Maintaining Spatial Orientation during Travel in an Immersive Virtual Environment. In Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments, 8 (6) pp. 618-631.

Surdick, R. Troy, Davis, Elizabeth Thorpe, King, Robert A., Hodges, Larry F. (1997): The Perception of Distance in Simulated Visual Displays: A Comparison of the Effectiveness. In Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments, 6 (5) pp. 513-531.

Davis, Elizabeth Thorpe, Corso, Gregory M., Barfield, Woodrow, Eggleston, Robert G., Ellis, Stephen, Ribarsky, Bill, Wickens, Christopher D. (1994): Human Perception and Performance in 3D Virtual Environments. In: Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 38th Annual Meeting , 1994, . pp. 230-234.

Kirkland, B. Arthur, Davis, Elizabeth Thorpe, Yager, Dean, Surdick, Troy, Hochstein, Allison (1993): Effects of Contrast on Perceived Size of Visual Patterns: Theory, Data, and Implications. In: Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 37th Annual Meeting , 1993, . pp. 1355-1359.

Hodges, Larry F., Davis, Elizabeth Thorpe (1993): Geometric Considerations for Stereoscopic Virtual Environments. In Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments, 2 (1) pp. 34-43.