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ACU SIGCHI

SIGCHI is the leading organization for students and professionals who are interested in the study of human-computer interaction. The ACU chapter of SIGCHI welcomes students who want to learn more about making usable technology. It also offers students the opportunity to conduct research in this field.
The ACU SIGCHI Chapter is sponsored by Professor James Prather.

ACU Special Interest Group for Computer Human Interaction

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society, hosts an annual student research competition where thousands of students join to improve the way people interact with technology. The ACM Chi Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems is the leading conference of human-computer interaction in the world and this year’s conference was scheduled to take place in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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