Catalina Ibarra, Master student (see more about catalina …)
e: caiben03[at]gmail[dot]com
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Research interests: Tangible computing, Ubicomp, HCI, Assisted cognition

Recent publications

  • Escobedo, L., Ibarra, C., Hernandez, J., Alvelais, M., and Tentori, M. (in press) “Smart objects to support the discrimination training of children with autism” Personal and Ubiquitous Computing


  • Quintana, E., Ibarra, C., Escobedo, L., Tentori, M. and Favela, J. (2012) “Object and gesture recognition to assist children with autism during the discrimination training”, CIARP ’12, Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • Ibarra, C. y Tentori, M. “Things that think” for the cognitive skills training of students with autism. Workshop on Evaluation, interfaces and education, de CHI ’12, Autisn, Texas

Recent projects

Things that think (T3)
t3-all
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Cognitive therapies use traditional objects to teach children with autism age appropriate cognitive skills. During cognitive therapies children with autism often loose attention, and caregivers invest a lot of time in engaging them with the therapy providing frequent prompting while maintaining a …

Recent news

Our paper to Personal and Ubiquitous Computing got accepted! Special congratulations to Liz & Cathy!

Escobedo, L., Ibarra, C., Hernandez, J., Alvelais, M., and Tentori, M. (in press) “Smart objects to support the discrimination training of children with autism” Personal and Ubiquitous Computing

Congratulations Cathy, M.Sc.!
comiteToday (12-12-12) Cathy successfully defended her master dissertation entitled: “Augmented Objects to support the discrimination training of children with autism”

Autism Technology Showcase
attendeesLast weekend (December 8, 2012) we were invited to participate in the first Autism Technology Showcase hosted by the UC Irvine Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences, and For OC Kids Neurodevelopmental Center.

This Showcase aim to bring together researchers, practitioners, students, teache …