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Jay Roltgen
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MS, Summer 2010

Home Dept: Psychology

MS Dissertation title: AQUA-G: a universal gesture recognition framework

MS Advisor(s): Stephen Gilbert and James Oliver

Area of MS research: I developed a gesture recognition framework which is cross-platform, cross-language, and device independent. Input devices can be connected simultaneously and swapped out with ease, facilitating the rapid development and testing of gesture-enabled applications.

Employment upon graduating:
Software and User Interface Developer
Garmin International
Kansas City, MO

Current activity: Software development for GPS systems

What HCI classes were invaluable to my success?
HCI 521 and HCI 575

Favorite graduate school memory: The feeling of accomplishment I had after giving my first conference talk, and the social events with my HCI peers.

HCI issues that interest me: Usability issues related to touchscreen interfaces

A website recommend, and why: Google Scholar and Zotero www.zotero.org

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