Researcher Profile

Julia Himmelsbach Bakk.a

 Himmelsbach Bakk.a

Function

Junior Scientist

Center

Innovation Systems

Business Unit

Technology Experience

E-Mail

Julia.Himmelsbach(at)ait.ac.at

Fax

+43 50550-4599

Address

TECHbase Vienna, Giefinggasse 2, 1210 Vienna

Career

Area: Technology Experience

Field: Contextual Experience

Main Research: Social and collaborative experience

Experience:

Julia Himmelsbach has a background in communication and media science and sociology. Her main research interests include methodology of empirical social research, qualitative research, sociological aspects of communication, visual communication and gender sensitive research. She gathered experience in European and national projects researching in the field of HCI and Ambient Assisted Living. At AIT, Julia’s focus is on sociological and communication aspects of social and collaborative experience as well as AAL.

  • 2014-: Junior Scientist
    AIT Austrian Institute of Technology / Austria
  • 2012-2015: Student assistant ("Fachtutorin")
    Department of Communication, University of Vienna / Austria
  • 2011-2014: HCI Researcher
    CURE - Center for Usability Research and Engineering / Austria
  • 2015-: Editorial member of the journal "medien & zeit"
    Arbeitskreis für historische Kommunikationsforschung (AHK); Department of Communication, University of Vienna / Austria

Publications

  • vAssist – Voice Based AAL Services
    Author(s): M.Garschall, S. Schlögl, J. Boudy, J. Himmelsbach, C. Hochleitner, M. Tscheligi, P. Milhorat, G. Chollet
    Conference AAL Forum 2013, Norrköping, Sweden
  • Hands free – Care free: Elderly People taking Advantage of Speech-only Interaction
    Author(s): L. Wulf, M. Garschall, J. Himmelsbach, M. Tscheligi
    Conference 8th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, Helsinki, Finland
    Proceedings ACM; Proceedings of the 8th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction: Fun, Fast, Foundational; 203-206
  • Enabling accessibility through multimodality? Interaction modality choices of older adults
    Author(s): J. Himmelsbach, M. Garschall, S. Egger, S. Steffek, M. Tscheligi
    Conference 14th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia, Linz, Austria
    Proceedings ACM; Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia; 195-199

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