Horizon CDT Blog Posts

Performing the Wizards of Oz

The Wizard of Oz experiment (WOz) is a research approach in which an intelligent system is presented to users, typically as part of a research study. Unbeknownst to the user, […]

Call for Participants: Detecting fake aerial images

PhD researcher Matthew Yates (2018 cohort) is currently recruiting participants to take part in a short online study on detecting fake aerial images. Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs) have been used […]

A Reflection on The Connected Everything and Smart Products Beacon Summer School 2020

post by Cecily Pepper (2019 cohort) My first summer school started with an invite via email. Despite my interest in the topic, my first thought was that robotics was not […]

COBOT Collaboration for Connected Everything Summer School

post by Angela Thorton (2019 cohort) Say hello to Squishy initially inspired by Baymax (Hall, D., Williams, C. 2014). This COBOT concept was co-created during an intensive online Summer School […]

Participating in a doctoral symposium online

post by Kadja Manninen (2018 Cohort) As we all know, the current pandemic has banned mass gatherings for the foreseeable future. This has meant cancelling academic conferences or trying to […]