Slovenia at ACM CHI 2024

The Slovene Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) community has been present at the CHI 2024 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems this year as well. Looking at CHI statistics and seeing HCI being ever more popular in Slovenia is exciting.

Four authors from Slovenia were co-authors on full papers submitted and two were successful. Researchers form the University of Maribor published this paper:

Bhattacharya, Aditya, Simone Stumpf, Lucija Gosak, Gregor Stiglic, and Katrien Verbert. “EXMOS: Explanatory Model Steering Through Multifaceted Explanations and Data Configurations.” In Proceedings of the CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, pp. 1-27. 2024.

In addition, Jordan Aiko Deja from the University of Primorska was a Global Inclusion and Equity co-chair together with Martina Schuß, Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt, Germany, and Aimée Sousa Calepso, University of Stuttgart, Germany.

HCI SI 2023 conference (in 2024)

The CfP for Human-Computer Interaction Slovenia conference 2023 edition (which will take place in 2024 @ University of Maribor) is out and available HERE.


  • Submission deadline: 22 December 2023 29 December 2023
  • Notification to authors: 15 January 2024
  • Conference: 26 January 2024

See you in Maribor on Friday 26 January 2024.

Slovenia at ACM CHI 2023

The Slovenian HCI community was present at CHI 2023 with the following contributions:

Good Day Manager! Exploring Social Relationships In NFT-based Play-to-Earn Games
Richard Lance Parayno (Paris-Lodron University of Salzburg, Salzburg University of Applied Sciences)
Janna Aika Deja (University of Siegen)
Tyrone Justin Sta. Maria (De La Salle University)
Briane Paul V. Samson (De La Salle University)
Jordan Aiko Deja (De La Salle University, University of Primorska)

Interactive Paper Displays: Enabling Digital Functionalities on Physical Paper
Cuauhtli Campos (University of Primorska, Innorenew CoE)
Matjaž Kljun (University of Primorska, Faculty of Information Studies)
Jakub Sandak (InnoRenew CoE)
Klen Čopič Pucihar (University of Primorska, Faculty of Information Studies)

Jordan was also a Global Inclusion and Equity co-Chair together with Cuauhtémoc Rivera Loaiza, Universidad Michoacana, and Marisol Wong-Villacres, Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral

HCI IS 2021 schedule

From To Location
09:00 09:45 Avla Galeb REGISTRATION
09:45 10:00 Avla Galeb Welcome by the Chairs
10:00 11:00 Avla Galeb SESSION 1: Opening Keynote (Chair: Matjaž Kljun)
10:00 11:00 Keynote: Gregor Geršak
11:00 11:30 Avla Galeb POSTER/COFFEE BREAK
11:30 12:30 Avla Galeb SESSION 2: Papers (Chair: Veljko Pejović)
11:30 11:45 Elham Motamedi and Marko Tkalcic. Prediction of Eudaimonic and Hedonic Movie Characteristics From Subtitles
11:45 12:00 Mateja Jovanović, Vida Groznik and Marko Tkalčič. Predicting the Gullibility of Users from their Online Behaviour.
12:00 12:15 Patrik Kocjančič, Kljun Matjaž and Klen Čopič Pucihar. Primerjava vnosa besedila v virtualnem okolju na različnih postavitvah tipkovnice (Comparison of text entry on dierent keyboard layouts in virtual reality)
12:15 12:30 Maheshya Weerasinghe, Klen Čopič Pucihar and Matjaž Kljun. Playing with the Artworks: A personalised artwork experience
12:30 14:30 LUNCH BREAK
14:30 15:30 Avla Galeb SESSION 3: Papers (Chair: Klen Čopič Pucihar)
14:30 14:45 Anže Kristan, Daniel Pellarini and Veljko Pejović. Not Deep Enough: Autoencoders for Automatic Feature Extraction in Wireless Cognitive Load Inference
14:45 15:00 Andraž Krašovec and Veljko Pejovic. Investigating Sensor Modality Informativeness and Stability for Behavioural Authentication
15:00 15:15 Sead Hrustanović, Branko Kavšek and Marko Tkalčič. Recognition of eudaemonic and hedonic qualities from song lyrics
15:15 15:30 Jose Maria Iii Santiago, Giselle Nodalo, Jolene Valenzuela and Jordan Aiko Deja. Explore, Edit, Guess: Understanding Novice Programmers’ Use of CodeBlocks for Regression Experiments
15:30 16:00 Avla Galeb POSTER/COFFEE BREAK
16:00 17:00 VP2 SESSION 4: Closing Keynote (Chair: Marko Tkalčič)
16:00 17:00 Keynote: Peter Knees
17:00 18:00 Panel/Wrap up

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