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Philipp Hock, M.Sc

Philipp Hock joined the HCI group in March 2014. Before, he was a student at the University of Ulm.

 

Philipp holds a M.Sc. in Media Informatics (2015) from the University of Ulm. 

Research interests

  • Persuasive Technology
  • Autonomous Driving
  • Augmented Reality
  • Wearable devices
  • Ubiquitous Computing
  • Scripting languages
  • Webtechnologies
  • machine-oriented programming
  • IT security

Teaching

  • Lectures, Projects, Seminars

    • Research Trends in Media Informatics (Seminar: MedienInformatik)
    • Kommunikation wissenschaftlicher Ergebnisse (Seminar: Psychologie)
    • User Interface Software Technology (Vorlesung/Übung: MedienInformatik
    • Driver-Vehicle Interaction (FOV: Psychologie)
    • Human-Computer Interaction (Projekt: Medieninformatik) 
    • Audi-AppChallenge (Individualprojekt: Medieninformatik)
  • Supervised Theses

    • Implementation and Evaluation of an In-Car Entertainment Application for Virtual Reality, Sebastian Benedikter, 2016, Medieninformatik
    • Eine empirische Untersuchung zum Einfluss eines virtuellen Beifahrers auf die Aufrechterhaltung der Automation in riskanten Überholsituationen, Nina Lang, 2016, Psychologie
    • Empirische Untersuchung zur Wirkung unterschiedlicher Anreize auf Fahrsituationen, Raul Degenhart, 2016, Psychologie
  • Open thesis topics

    If you are interested in writing a thesis, please send me an email or drop by my office.

Projects

  • CarVR: Enabling In-Car Virtual Reality Entertainment

    CarVR: Enabling In-Car Virtual Reality Entertainment

    CarVR enables virtual reality entertainmen in moving vehicles. We enhance the VR experience by matching kinesthetic forces of the car movements to the VR experience.

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  • Carvatar

    Carvatar

    Carvatar was built to increase trust in automation through social cues. The prototype can imitate human behavior, such as a humanoid gaze behavior or by calling attention to specific situations. The avatar can be used to establish a cooperative communication between driver and vehicle.

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  • Belt: An Unobtrusive Touch Input Device for Head-worn Displays

    Belt: An Unobtrusive Touch Input Device for Head-worn Displays

    Belt is a novel unobtrusive input device for wearable displays that incorporates a touch surface encircling the user’s hip. The wide input space is leveraged for a horizontal spatial mapping of quickly accessible information and applications. We discuss social implications and interaction capabilities for unobtrusive touch input and present our hardware implementation and a set of applications that benefit from the quick access time.

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Scientific Activities

  • Reviewer for CHI 2017
  • Reviewer for AutomotiveUI 2016
  • Reviewer for AutomotiveUI 2015

Publications


2017

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Walch, Marcel; Jaksche, Lorenz; Hock, Philipp; Baumann, Martin; Weber, Michael
Touch Screen Maneuver Approval Mechanisms for Highly Automated Vehicles: A First Evaluation
Adjunct Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicular Applications (AutomotiveUI ’17 Adjunct),
September 2017
accepted
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Walch, Marcel; Frommel, Julian; Rogers, Katja; Schüssel, Felix; Hock, Philipp; Dobbelstein, David; Weber, Michael
Evaluating VR Driving Simulation from a Player Experience Perspective
CHI '17 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems of CHI EA '17
Publisher: ACM, New York, NY, USA
May 2017
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Hock, Philipp; Benedikter, Sebastian; Gugenheimer, Jan; Rukzio, Enrico
CarVR: Enabling In-Car Virtual Reality Entertainment
In Proc. of CHI 2017 (SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems),
May 2017

2016

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Zihsler, Jens; Hock, Philipp; Walch, Marcel; Dzuba, Kirill; Schwager, Denis; Szauer, Patrick; Rukzio, Enrico
Carvatar: Increasing Trust in Highly-Automated Driving Through Social Cues
Adjunct Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicular Applications (AutomotiveUI '16 Adjunct),
October 2016
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Hock, Philipp; Kraus, Johannes; Walch, Marcel; Lang, Nina; Baumann, Martin
Elaborating Feedback Strategies for Maintaining Automation in Highly Automated Driving
Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicular Applications (Automotive'UI 16),
October 2016
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Walch, Marcel; Sieber, Tobias; Hock, Philipp; Baumann, Martin; Weber, Michael
Towards Cooperative Driving: Involving the Driver in an Autonomous Vehicle’s Decision Making
Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicular Applications (Automotive'UI 16),
October 2016

2015

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Dobbelstein, David; Hock, Philipp; Rukzio, Enrico
Belt: An Unobtrusive Touch Input Device for Head-worn Displays
Proc. of CHI 2015 (SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems)
April 2015
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