Dr Anthony CollinsPhD Sydney, BCST (Adv) (Hons) Sydney
Room 311, School of IT Building J12
The University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
T: +61 2 9036 9745 F: +61 2 9351 3838
email: anthony.collins (at) sydney.edu.au
Dr Anthony Collins is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with the Computer Human Adapted Interaction (CHAI) research group at the University of Sydney, in conjunction with the Smart Services CRC Multi-Channel Content Delivery and Mobile Personalisation project. He received a Bachelor of Computer Science and Technology (Advanced) (Hons 1) degree in 2006, followed by a PhD in 2011, both from the University of Sydney. His PhD thesis, titled "New dimensions of file access at tabletops: associative and hierarchical; private and shared; individual and collaborative", explored the nature of file system access in pervasive computing, focusing on collaborative tabletop interaction. In his current position, he continues to conduct research in Human-Computer Interaction, particularly in the areas of pervasive and surface computing. His research currently investigates new software interfaces for real-world tabletop applications, encompassing themes such as: digital document access; multi-user collaboration with documents around a tabletop; export and organisation of content at a tabletop; using private devices (e.g. smartphones and tablets) in conjunction with shared collaborative displays; gesture learnability for tabletops in public spaces; and user modeling for personalisation of tabletops. He is also a leading researcher in the ongoing commercialisation of a comprehensive tabletop software platform developed within the CHAI research group.
- Human computer interaction
- Tabletop and surface computing
- Pervasive and ubiquitous computing
- Mobile computing and seamless integration of mobile and embedded devices
- Novel user interfaces for file systems and personal information management
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