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Wanyu Liu is awarded the STIC Graduate School Ph.D. Student Award
Wanyu Liu is awarded the STIC Graduate School Ph.D. Student Award Wanyu Liu is awarded the STIC Graduate School Ph.D. Student Award
1 December 2017

Wanyu "Abby" Liu, Ph.D. student in the HCC group at LRI and at Telecom, was awarded the first prize for her work on "BIGnav: Information Theory meets Human-Computer Interaction".

The STIC Graduate School Ph.D. Award recognizes the best scientific result (paper, software, etc.) of a graduate student.

Abby was awarded this prize for her article "BIGnav: Bayesian Information Gain for Guiding Multiscale Navigation", which also received a Best of CHI Award at the ACM CHI conference. (Short video)

Abby is co-advised by Olivier Rioul (Telecom), Michel Beaudouin-Lafon (LRI) and Yve Guiard (LRI & Telecom). Her thesis explores the use of the tools of information theory to better understand and improve human-computer systems. Her Ph.D. is funded by Labex Digicosme.



Pour en savoir plus: https://www.universite-paris-saclay.fr/fr/formation/doctorat/sciences-et-technologies-de-linformation-et-de-la-communication-stic-0#prix-et-distinctions
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