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Introduction

Bruno Dumas obtained his PhD in computer science in 2010 at the University of Fribourg, in Switzerland. His thesis focused on the creation of multimodal interfaces, along three axes: software architectures for multimodal interfaces, multimodal interaction modelling, and multimodal fusion algorithms. He then worked for four years as a post-doc researcher at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, In Belgium, where he deepened his knowledge of cross-media interactive systems and interactive pens. His main research domains revolve around human-computer interaction, multimodal interfaces, information visualisation as well as how the evolution of IT impacts users in their daily life. 

Areas of expertise

  • Multimodal interaction
  • Multimodal interaction modelling
  • Adaptation of interfaces to users and context
  • Tangible interaction
  • Information visualisation
  • Smart cities

Diplomas

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Science, Université de Fribourg

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Projects 2015 2020

Research Output 2005 2018

AI in a Nutshell: Three Hands-on Activities for Teenagers

Dumas, B., Frenay, B., Henry, J., Smal, A., Collard, A-S. & Hernalesteen, A. 2018 Processdings of IDC2018. 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File

Comparing Some Distances in Template-based 2D Gesture Recognition

Vanderdonckt, J., Dumas, B. & Cherubini, M. 21 Apr 2018 Extended Abstracts of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. ACM Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Evoq: a Visualization Tool to Support Structural Analysis of Text Documents

Clarinval, A., Linden, I., Wallemacq, A. & Dumas, B. 2018 (Accepted/In press) Proceedings of the 2018 ACM Symposium on Document Engineering. ACM Press, 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

File
Structural analysis
Visualization
Social sciences

On Studying Bad Practices in Configuration UIs

Leclercq, T., Cordy, M., Dumas, B. & Heymans, P. 2018 (Accepted/In press) ACM IUI2018 Workshop on Web Intelligence and Interaction (WII 2018).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Human computer interaction
Defects
Railroad cars
Industry

Perceptions of computer science among children after a hands-on activity: A pilot study

Henry, J. & Dumas, B. 17 Apr 2018 2018 IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON). IEEE

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Activities 2015 2018

IDC 2018

Dumas, B. (Contributor), Frenay, B. (Contributor), Henry, J. (Contributor), Smal, A. (Contributor), Collard, A. (Contributor), Hernalesteen, A. (Contributor)
19 Jun 201822 Jun 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation to a Symposium, a study Day

Didapro 7

Henry, J. (Contributor), Hernalesteen, A. (Contributor), Dumas, B. (Contributor), Collard, A. (Contributor)
7 Feb 20189 Feb 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Printemps des sciences 2017

Dumas, B. (Contributor), François Georis (Contributor), Christelle Trinon (Contributor)
25 Mar 201726 Mar 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventFestival/Exhibition

Printemps des sciences 2017

Dumas, B. (Speaker), Thiran, P. (Speaker), Frenay, B. (Speaker), Florence Hainaut (Speaker)
23 Mar 2017

Activity: Public lecture/Debate

Thesis

A Case Study to Enhance the Smartphone's Accessibility for Visually Impaired People

Author: Desart, S., 1 Sep 2016

Supervisor: Dumas, B. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master typesMaster in Computer science

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Crowdsourcing applied to Smartparking : challenges and prototype development

Author: Bogaerts, G. & Jones, F., 28 Aug 2017

Supervisor: Schobbens, P. (President) & Dumas, B. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master typesMaster in Computer science

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Définition d'un langage de programmation visuelle générique pour la programmation de prototypes de systèmes embarqués

Author: Reiland, O., 3 Sep 2015

Supervisor: Englebert, V. (Supervisor) & Dumas, B. (Co-Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master typesMaster in Computer science

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Description de l’interaction multimodale :extension du langage SMUIML

Author: Tallier, M., 26 Jun 2017

Supervisor: Vanhoof, W. (President) & Dumas, B. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master typesMaster in Computer science

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Mobile and VoIP Telephony: a Case Study of the Touchscreen Facilitation for Heavily Motor Impaired Users

Author: Maes, J., 6 Sep 2017

Supervisor: Schobbens, P. (President) & Dumas, B. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master typesMaster in Computer science

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Press / Media

Les objets connectés

Bruno Dumas

16/05/17

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Génial ! Nos objets sont connectés !

Bruno Dumas

26/01/17

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Article "A l'aube du sixième sens" du Vif/L'express du 5 août 2016

Bruno Dumas

5/08/16

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment