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Zhida Sun

Ph.D. Candidate (Fall 2016 - Present)

Human-Computer Interaction Initiative
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Room 4203, Lift 19, Academic Buildings

zhida.sun at connect dot ust dot hk


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Currently, I am a Ph.D. candidate at Human-Computer Interaction Initiative, Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). I am under the supervision of Prof. Xiaojuan Ma. Prior to that, I obtained my master degree on Information Systems from Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) in 2013, and my bachelor degree on Management Information Systems from Northeastern University (NEU) in 2012.

My major research interests encompass data analysis and representation, affective design and affective computing within Human-Computer Interaction field.


Publications

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Exploring the Effects of Scale in Augmented Reality-Empowered Visual Analytics
Zhida Sun, Feng Han, and Xiaojuan Ma.
Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems

[link] [poster]

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Attention, Comprehension, Execution: Effects of Different Designs of Biofeedback Display
Zhida Sun, Nan Cao, and Xiaojuan Ma.
Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems

[paper] [link] [poster] [ref] [BibTeX]

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VideoForest: Interactive Visual Summarization of Video Streams Based on Danmu Data
Zhida Sun, Mingfei Sun, Nan Cao, and Xiaojuan Ma.
SIGGRAPH ASIA 2016 Symposium on Visualization

[paper] [link] [video] [slide] [ref] [BibTeX]

Project

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Ecological Visualization: Biofeedback Design for Personal Informatics Interfaces
Zhida Sun and Xuanwu Yue.
The International Symposium of Chinese CHI 2017 Video Competition
Video Honorable Mention Award

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Academic Services

Journal Reviewer
Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing (AIHC), 2017
Conference Reviewer
ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), 2016, 2017
The AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), 2017
The International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), 2017
ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (DIS), 2017

Experience

Feb. 2017 - Now

Teaching Assistant, Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong

Jul. 2017 - Aug. 2017

Research Assistant, Human-Computer Interaction Group
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland

Oct. 2015 - Sep. 2016

Research Assistant, Human-Computer Interaction Initiative
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong

Jan. 2015 - Sep. 2015

Analyst Programmer, Business Department
Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China, Ltd., Hong Kong

Jun. 2013 - Jan. 2015

Research Assistant, Noah's Ark Lab
Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., Hong Kong