Rodrigo Zalapa, Master Student (see more about rodrigo …)
e: cazalapa[at]gmail[dot]com 
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Research interests: Ubicomp, HCI, Children, Tangible computing, Games

Recent publications

  • Ringland, K., Zalapa, R., Neal, M., Escobedo, L., Tentori, M., Hayes, G.R. (2014) SensoryPaint: A Multimodal Sensory Intervention for Children with Neurodevelopmental Disorders. Ubicomp 2014, Seattle, WA, USA, September 13-17 (Honourable Mention)

  • Ringland, K., Zalapa, R., Hayes, G. R., Tentori, M. (2014) SensoryPaint: An Interactive Surface Supporting Sensory Integration in Children with Neurodevelopmental Disorders, IMFAR 2014, Atlanta, Georgia, May 14-17, 2014

  • Zalapa, R. and M. Tentori, “Movement-based and tangible interactions to offer body awareness to children with autism”, in proceedings of UCAmi ’13. The 7th international conference on Ubiquitous Computing and Ambient Intelligence. December 1-6, 2013. Guanacaste, Costa Rica. Springer

Recent projects

Movement-based interactions supporting sensory impairments
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Children with autism have sensory processing disorders impairing their ability of having awareness of their body and movements  so they frequently exhibit “atypical” body-interactions they use as “compensatory movements” helping them to have some sense of agency when interacting with the world. …

Recent news

Accepted paper to Ubicomp!
Ringland, K., Zalapa, R., Neal, M., Escobedo, L., Tentori, M., Hayes, G.R. (2014) SensoryPaint: A Multimodal Sensory Intervention for Children with Neurodevelopmental Disorders. Ubicomp 2014, Seattle, WA, USA, September 13-17 (Honourable Mention)
Paper accepted to IMFAR 2014!
Ringland, K., Zalapa, R., Hayes, G. R., Tentori, M. (2014) SensoryPaint: An Interactive Surface Supporting Sensory Integration in Children with Neurodevelopmental Disorders, IMFAR 2014, Atlanta, Georgia, May 14-17, 2014 …
Congratulations Rodrigo, M.Sc.!
Rod1We got pretty patriotic and on the “Flag day in Mexico” (2-24-14), Rodrigo Zalapa successfully defended his master dissertation entitled: “Tangible computing to support the sensory stimulation therapies of children with autism”. In his dissertation he explored how to integrate mov …