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Daniel Avrahami

Daniel Avrahami

Intel Labs Seattle
1100 NE 45th St. 6th Floor
Seattle, WA 98105 USA



Daniel Avrahami joined Intel Labs Seattle in 2007. He holds a Ph.D. in Human-Computer Interaction from the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University, and a B.Sc. in Computer Science from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. His current research looks at the use of machine perception for everyday computing devices. His other research interests include context-aware systems, in-vehicle perceptive systems, and the use of machine learning in the design of new communication tools.


"Tabletop ESP: Everyday Sensing and Perception in the Classroom," Richard Beckwith, Georgios Theocharous, Daniel Avrahami and Matthai Philipose. Intel Technology Journal, 2010.

"Augmenting On-Screen Instructions with Micro-Projected Guides: When it Works, and When it Fails," Stephanie Rosenthal, Shaun K Kane, Jacob O Wobbrock and Daniel Avrahami. ACM International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing, 2010. [PDF]

"The Wi-Fi Privacy Ticker: Improving Awareness & Control of Personal Information Exposure on Wi-Fi," Sunny Consolvo, Jaeyeon Jung, Ben Greenstein, Polly Powledge, Gabriel Maganis and Daniel Avrahami. ACM International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing, 2010. [PDF]

"Bonfire: A Nomadic System for Hybrid Laptop-Tabletop Interaction," Shaun K Kane, Daniel Avrahami, Jacob O Wobbrock, Beverly Harrison, Adam Rea, Matthai Philipose and Anthony LaMarca. User Interface Software and Technology, 2009. [PDF]

"Why and Why Not Explanations Improve the Intelligibility of Context-Aware Intelligent Systems," Brian Lim, Anind Dey and Daniel Avrahami. ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2009. Nominated for Best Paper

"Flowers or a Robot Army? Encouraging Awareness & Activity with Personal, Mobile Displays," Sunny Consolvo, Predrag Klasnja, David W. McDonald, Daniel Avrahami, Jon E. Froehlich, Louis LeGrand, Ryan Libby, Keith Mosher and James A. Landay. ACM International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing, 2008.

"carUbi: Exploring Context in the Family Car. In "Designing for Families," Daniel Avrahami and Sunyoung Kim. ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work, 2008.