Dr. Andreas Bulling

Dr. Andreas Bulling

Andreas Bulling is head (W2) of the Perceptual User Interfaces Group at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics and Saarland University. He received his MSc. (Dipl.-Inform.) in Computer Science from the Technical University of Karlsruhe (TH), Germany, in 2006, focusing on embedded systems, robotics and biomedical engineering. He holds a PhD in Information Technology and Electrical Engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich, Switzerland. Andreas was previously a Feodor Lynen Research Fellow and a Marie Curie Research Fellow in the Computer Laboratory at the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, a postdoctoral research associate in the School of Computing and Communications at Lancaster University, United Kingdom, as well as a Junior Research Fellow at Wolfson College, Cambridge. Andreas is on the editorial board of the ACM Transactions on Interactive Intelligent Systems, the Journal of Eye Movement Research and served as co-chair, TPC member and reviewer for major conferences and journals, such as TPC co-chair for UbiComp 2016, PerCom 2015, and AugmentedHuman 2013, as well as associate chair for ETRA 2016, CHI 2014, CHI 2013.

contact

email:
phone: +49 (0)681 9325 2128
fax: +49 (0)681 9325 2099
office: E1 4, room 628

research interests

  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Ubiquitous Computing
  • Machine Learning
  • Computer Vision
  • Eye Tracking

recent positions

  • Senior Researcher (April 2013 – present) Max Planck Institute for Informatics
  • Independent Research Group Leader (W2) (June 2013 – present)
    Saarland University, Germany
  • Research Group Leader (February 2013 – March 2013)
    Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Germany
  • Marie Curie Research Fellow (April 2012 – January 2013)
    University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Junior Research Fellow (October 2011 – January 2013)
    Wolfson College, Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Feodor Lynen Research Fellow (September 2010 – March 2012)
    University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate (March 2010 – September 2012)
    Lancaster University, United Kingdom

education

  • PhD in Information Technology and Electrical Engineering (October 2006 – June 2010)
    Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich, Switzerland
  • MSc in Computer Science (October 2001 – June 2006)
    Technical University of Karlsruhe, Germany

grants and fellowships

  • CREST International Research Grant (2014)
    Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), Japan
  • Google Glass Research Award (2013)
    Google Inc., USA
  • Marie Curie Intra-European Research Fellowship (2012)
    European Commission, Brussels
  • Google Research Award (2011)
    Google Inc., USA
  • Junior Research Fellowship (2011)
    Wolfson College, Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Feodor Lynen Research Fellowship (2010)
    Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany
  • DFG Research Fellowship (2010)
    German Research Foundation, Germany
  • SNSF Fellowship for Prospective Researchers (2010)
    Swiss National Science Foundation, Switzerland

selected publications

The Feet in HCI: A Survey of Foot-Based Interaction

Eduardo Velloso, Dominik Schmidt, Jason Alexander, Hans Gellersen, Andreas Bulling

The Feet in HCI: A Survey of Foot-Based Interaction (Journal Article)

ACM Computing Surveys, 48 (2), 2016.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

Self-Calibrating Head-Mounted Eye Trackers Using Egocentric Visual Saliency

Yusuke Sugano, Andreas Bulling

Self-Calibrating Head-Mounted Eye Trackers Using Egocentric Visual Saliency (Inproceeding)

Proc. of the 28th ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST 2015), 2015.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

GazeProjector: Accurate Gaze Estimation and Seamless Gaze Interaction Across Multiple Displays

Christian Lander, Sven Gehring, Antonio Krüger, Sebastian Boring, Andreas Bulling

GazeProjector: Accurate Gaze Estimation and Seamless Gaze Interaction Across Multiple Displays (Inproceeding)

Proc. of the 28th ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST 2015), 2015.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

GravitySpot: Guiding Users in Front of Public Displays Using On-Screen Visual Cues

Florian Alt, Andreas Bulling, Gino Gravanis, Daniel Buschek

GravitySpot: Guiding Users in Front of Public Displays Using On-Screen Visual Cues (Inproceeding)

Proc. of the 28th ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST 2015), 2015.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

Orbits: Enabling Gaze Interaction in Smart Watches using Moving Targets

Augusto Esteves, Eduardo Velloso, Andreas Bulling, Hans Gellersen

Orbits: Enabling Gaze Interaction in Smart Watches using Moving Targets (Inproceeding)

Proc. of the 28th ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST 2015), 2015.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

Recognition of Curiosity Using Eye Movement Analysis

Sabrina Hoppe, Tobias Loetscher, Stephanie Morey, Andreas Bulling

Recognition of Curiosity Using Eye Movement Analysis (Inproceeding)

Adj. Proc. of the ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp 2015), 2015.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

Human Visual Behaviour for Collaborative Human-Machine Interaction

Andreas Bulling

Human Visual Behaviour for Collaborative Human-Machine Interaction (Inproceeding)

Adj. Proc. of the ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp 2015), 2015.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

Eye Tracking for Public Displays in the Wild

Yanxia Zhang, Ming Ki Chong, Jörg Müller, Andreas Bulling, Hans Gellersen

Eye Tracking for Public Displays in the Wild (Journal Article)

Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, 19 (5), pp. 967-981, 2015.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

Discovery of Everyday Human Activities From Long-Term Visual Behaviour Using Topic Models

Julian Steil, Andreas Bulling

Discovery of Everyday Human Activities From Long-Term Visual Behaviour Using Topic Models (Inproceeding)

Proc. of the 2015 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp 2015), 2015.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

Appearance-Based Gaze Estimation in the Wild

Xucong Zhang, Yusuke Sugano, Mario Fritz, Andreas Bulling

Appearance-Based Gaze Estimation in the Wild (Inproceeding)

Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2015), pp. 4511-4520, 2015.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

Prediction of Search Targets From Fixations in Open-World Settings

Hosnieh Sattar, Sabine Müller, Mario Fritz, Andreas Bulling

Prediction of Search Targets From Fixations in Open-World Settings (Inproceeding)

Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2015), pp. 981-990, 2015.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

The Royal Corgi: Exploring Social Gaze Interaction for Immersive Gameplay

Melodie Vidal, Remi Bismuth, Andreas Bulling, Hans Gellersen

The Royal Corgi: Exploring Social Gaze Interaction for Immersive Gameplay (Inproceeding)

Proc. of the 33rd ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2015), pp. 115-124, 2015.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

Gaze+RST: Integrating Gaze and Multitouch for Remote Rotate-Scale-Translate Tasks

Jayson Turner, Jason Alexander, Andreas Bulling, Hans Gellersen

Gaze+RST: Integrating Gaze and Multitouch for Remote Rotate-Scale-Translate Tasks (Inproceeding)

Proc. of the 33rd ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2015), pp. 4179-4188, 2015.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

Analyzing Visual Attention During Whole Body Interaction with Public Displays

Robert Walter, Andreas Bulling, David Lindlbauer, Martin Schuessler, Jörg Müller

Analyzing Visual Attention During Whole Body Interaction with Public Displays (Inproceeding)

Proc. of the 2015 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp 2015), 2015.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

Erroll Wood, Tadas Baltrusaitis, Xucong Zhang, Yusuke Sugano, Peter Robinson, Andreas Bulling

Rendering of Eyes for Eye-Shape Registration and Gaze Estimation (Inproceeding)

Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV 2015), 2015.

(Abstract | BibTeX)

GazeHorizon: Enabling Passers-by to Interact with Public Displays by Gaze

Yanxia Zhang, Hans Jörg Müller, Ming Ki Chong, Andreas Bulling, Hans Gellersen

GazeHorizon: Enabling Passers-by to Interact with Public Displays by Gaze (Inproceeding)

Proc. of the 2014 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp 2014), pp. 559-563, 2014.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

SmudgeSafe: Geometric Image Transformations for Smudge-resistant User Authentication

Stefan Schneegass, Frank Steimle, Andreas Bulling, Florian Alt, Albrecht Schmidt

SmudgeSafe: Geometric Image Transformations for Smudge-resistant User Authentication (Inproceeding)

Proc. of the 2014 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp 2014), pp. 775-786, 2014.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

Pupil: an open source platform for pervasive eye tracking and mobile gaze-based interaction

Moritz Kassner, William Patera, Andreas Bulling

Pupil: an open source platform for pervasive eye tracking and mobile gaze-based interaction (Inproceeding)

Adj. Proc. of the 2014 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp 2014), pp. 1151-1160 , 2014.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

Eye Tracking and Eye-Based Human-Computer Interaction

Päivi Majaranta, Andreas Bulling

Eye Tracking and Eye-Based Human-Computer Interaction (Book Chapter)

Fairclough, Stephen; Gilleade, Kiel (Ed.): pp. 39-65, Springer, 2014, ISBN: 978-1-4471-6391-6.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

EyeTab: Model-based gaze estimation on unmodified tablet computers

Erroll Wood, Andreas Bulling

EyeTab: Model-based gaze estimation on unmodified tablet computers (Inproceeding)

Proc. of the 8th Symposium on Eye Tracking Research & Applications (ETRA 2014), pp. 207-210, ACM, New York, NY, USA, 2014, ISBN: 978-1-4503-2751-0.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

A Tutorial on Human Activity Recognition Using Body-worn Inertial Sensors

Andreas Bulling, Ulf Blanke, Bernt Schiele

A Tutorial on Human Activity Recognition Using Body-worn Inertial Sensors (Journal Article)

ACM Computing Surveys, 46 (3), pp. 33:1-33:33, 2014.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

Cognition-Aware Computing

Andreas Bulling, Thorsten O. Zander

Cognition-Aware Computing (Journal Article)

Pervasive Computing, IEEE, 13 (3), pp. 80-83, 2014.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

Pursuit Calibration: Making Gaze Calibration Less Tedious and More Flexible

Ken Pfeuffer, Mélodie Vidal, Jayson Turner, Andreas Bulling, Hans Gellersen

Pursuit Calibration: Making Gaze Calibration Less Tedious and More Flexible (Inproceeding)

Proc. of the 26th ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST 2013), pp. 261-270 , ACM, New York, NY, USA, 2013, ISBN: 978-1-4503-2268-3.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

Pursuits: Spontaneous Interaction with Displays based on Smooth Pursuit Eye Movement and Moving Targets

Mélodie Vidal, Andreas Bulling, Hans Gellersen

Pursuits: Spontaneous Interaction with Displays based on Smooth Pursuit Eye Movement and Moving Targets (Inproceeding)

Proc. of the 2013 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp 2013), pp. 439-448 , ACM, New York, NY, USA, 2013, ISBN: 978-1-4503-1770-2 .

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

EyeContext: Recognition of High-level Contextual Cues from Human Visual Behaviour

Andreas Bulling, Christian Weichel, Hans Gellersen

EyeContext: Recognition of High-level Contextual Cues from Human Visual Behaviour (Inproceeding)

Proc. of the 31st SIGCHI International Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2013), pp. 305-308, ACM, New York, NY, USA, 2013, ISBN: 978-1-4503-1899-0.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

MotionMA: Motion Modelling and Analysis by Demonstration

Eduardo Velloso, Andreas Bulling, Hans Gellersen

MotionMA: Motion Modelling and Analysis by Demonstration (Inproceeding)

Proc. of the 31st SIGCHI International Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2013), pp. 1309-1318, ACM, New York, NY, USA, 2013, ISBN: 978-1-4503-1899-0.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

SideWays: A Gaze Interface for Spontaneous Interaction with Situated Displays

Yanxia Zhang, Andreas Bulling, Hans Gellersen

SideWays: A Gaze Interface for Spontaneous Interaction with Situated Displays (Inproceeding)

Proc. of the 31st SIGCHI International Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2013), pp. 851-860, ACM, New York, NY, USA, 2013, ISBN: 978-1-4503-1899-0.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

Wearable Eye Tracking for Mental Health Monitoring

Mélodie Vidal, Jayson Turner, Andreas Bulling, Hans Gellersen

Wearable Eye Tracking for Mental Health Monitoring (Journal Article)

Computer Communications, 35 (11), pp. 1306–1311, 2012.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

Increasing the Security of Gaze-Based Cued-Recall Graphical Passwords Using Saliency Masks

Andreas Bulling, Florian Alt, Albrecht Schmidt

Increasing the Security of Gaze-Based Cued-Recall Graphical Passwords Using Saliency Masks (Inproceeding)

Proc. of the 30th SIGCHI International Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2012), pp. 3011–3020, ACM Press, 2012.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

Robust, real-time pupil tracking in highly off-axis images

Lech Świrski, Andreas Bulling, Neil Dodgson

Robust, real-time pupil tracking in highly off-axis images (Inproceeding)

Proc. of the 7th International Symposium on Eye Tracking Research and Applications (ETRA 2012), pp. 173-176, 2012.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

Multimodal Recognition of Reading Activity in Transit Using Body-Worn Sensors

Andreas Bulling, Jamie A. Ward, Hans Gellersen

Multimodal Recognition of Reading Activity in Transit Using Body-Worn Sensors (Journal Article)

ACM Transactions on Applied Perception, 9 (1), pp. 2:1–2:21, 2012.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

Recognition of Visual Memory Recall Processes Using Eye Movement Analysis

Andreas Bulling, Daniel Roggen

Recognition of Visual Memory Recall Processes Using Eye Movement Analysis (Inproceeding)

Proc. of the 13th International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp 2011), pp. 455-464, 2011.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

Recognition of Hearing Needs From Body and Eye Movements to Improve Hearing Instruments

Bernd Tessendorf, Andreas Bulling, Daniel Roggen, Thomas Stiefmeier, Manuela Feilner, Peter Derleth, Gerhard Tröster

Recognition of Hearing Needs From Body and Eye Movements to Improve Hearing Instruments (Inproceeding)

Proc. of the 9th International Conference on Pervasive Computing, pp. 314-331, Springer, 2011.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

Eye Movement Analysis for Activity Recognition Using Electrooculography

Andreas Bulling, Jamie A. Ward, Hans Gellersen, Gerhard Tröster

Eye Movement Analysis for Activity Recognition Using Electrooculography (Journal Article)

IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 33 (4), pp. 741-753, 2011.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

What's in the Eyes for Context-Awareness?

Andreas Bulling, Daniel Roggen, Gerhard Tröster

What's in the Eyes for Context-Awareness? (Journal Article)

IEEE Pervasive Computing, 10 (2), pp. 48 - 57, 2011.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

Toward Mobile Eye-Based Ħuman-Computer Interaction

Andreas Bulling, Hans Gellersen

Toward Mobile Eye-Based Ħuman-Computer Interaction (Journal Article)

IEEE Pervasive Computing, 9 (4), pp. 8–12, 2010.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

Eye Movement Analysis for Activity Recognition

Andreas Bulling, Jamie A. Ward, Hans Gellersen, Gerhard Tröster

Eye Movement Analysis for Activity Recognition (Inproceeding)

Proc. of the 11th International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp 2009), pp. 41–50, 2009.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

Wearable EOG goggles: Seamless sensing and context-awareness in everyday environments

Andreas Bulling, Daniel Roggen, Gerhard Tröster

Wearable EOG goggles: Seamless sensing and context-awareness in everyday environments (Journal Article)

Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments, 1 (2), pp. 157–171, 2009.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

Robust Recognition of Reading Activity in Transit Using Wearable Electrooculography

Andreas Bulling, Jamie A. Ward, Hans Gellersen, Gerhard Tröster

Robust Recognition of Reading Activity in Transit Using Wearable Electrooculography (Inproceeding)

Proc. of the 6th International Conference on Pervasive Computing (Pervasive 2008), pp. 19–37, 2008.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

It's in Your Eyes - Towards Context-Awareness and Mobile HCI Using Wearable EOG Goggles

Andreas Bulling, Daniel Roggen, Gerhard Tröster

It's in Your Eyes - Towards Context-Awareness and Mobile HCI Using Wearable EOG Goggles (Inproceeding)

Proc. of the 10th International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp 2008), pp. 84–93, 2008.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX)