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Dr. Arturo S. García Jiménez

Research Fellow

A.S.GarciaJimenez@salford.ac.uk

0161 295 6574

Biography:

Arturo S. García is a Research Fellow in the THINKlab at the University of Salford. He received his European Ph.D. in Computer Science at the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM), Spain, in 2010. Before joining the University of Salford, he was R&D manager at SymbiaIT, a Spin-Off of the UCLM (2009-2013), as well as Assistant Professor in the Computer Science department of the UCLM (2009-2012). His research interests include the development of Collaborative Virtual Environments (CVEs) and interaction in VEs and CVEs.

Research Interests:

His research is focused in CVEs and VEs, their design, development and evaluation.

Research Projects (current and previous):

FP7 Cross Drive

Qualifications and Memberships:

Ph.D. in Computer Science

Publications:

M.A. Muñoz, J. Martínez, J.P. Molina, A.S. García, P. González, A. Fernández-Caballero. Computational Biomodel of Motion Parallax for Multiview 3D Video Conferencing. Neurocomputing. Publication pending.
J. Martínez, A.S. García, M. Oliver, J.P. Molina, P. González. Weight and Size Discrimination with Vibrotactile Feedback. International Conference on Cyberworlds 2014.
J. Martínez, A.S. García,  M. Oliver,  J.P. Molina, P. González. Identification of 3D Geometric Forms with a Vibrotactile Glove. IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications. 2014.
J. Martínez, A.S. García, J.P. Molina, P. González. VITAKI: A Vibrotactile Prototyping Toolkit for Virtual Reality and Videogames. Int. Journal of Human-Computer Interaction. 2014.
A.S. García, A. Olivas, J.P. Molina, J. Martínez, P. González, D. Martínez. An Evaluation of Targeting Accuracy in Immersive First-Person Shooters Comparing Different Tracking Approaches and Mapping Models. Journal of Universal Computer Science, Vol. 19, Issue 8, 2013.
J. Martínez, A.S. García, J.P. Molina, D. Martínez, P. González. An empirical evaluation of different haptic feedback for shape and texture recognition. The Visual Computer, Vol. 29, Issue 2, February 2013, pp. 111-121. Springer-Verlag. 2013.
J. Martínez, D. Martínez, J.P. Molina, P. González, A.S. García. Comparison of Force and Vibrotactile Feedback with Direct Stimulation for Texture Recognition. International Conference on Cyberworlds (CW 2011). Banff, Canada. 2011.
J. Martínez, A.S. García, D. Martínez, J.P. Molina, P. González. Texture Recognition: an Evaluation of Force and Vibrotactile Feedback with Direct Stimulation. 13th Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (INTERACT 2011). Portugal. 2011.
D. Martínez, J. Lionel, J.P. Molina, A.S. García, P. González, J. Vanderdonckt, B. Macq. A framework to implement VR interaction techniques based on OpenInterface and AFreeCA. 13th Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (INTERACT 2011). Portugal. 2011.
D. Martínez, J.P. Molina, A.S. García, J. Martínez, P. González. AFreeCA: Extending the spatial model of interaction. 2010 International Conference on Cyberworlds. Singapore. 2010.
A.S. García, J.P. Molina, P. González, D. Martínez & J. Martínez. Becoming aware of awareness: a study of multimodal feedback to support collaborative manipulation tasks in virtual worlds. Proc. of 8th ACM SIGGRAPH Int. Conf. on Virtual Reality Continuum and Its Applications in Industry, VRCAI 2009, Yokohama, Japan. 2009.
A.S. García, J.P. Molina, P. González, D. Martínez & J. Martínez. A study of multimodal feedback to support collaborative manipulation tasks in virtual worlds. 16th ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology (VRST 2009), Japan. 2009.
A.S. García, J.P. Molina, D. Martínez, P. González & J. Martínez. Improving closely-coupled interaction at the LoUISE Lab. 2èmes Journées Franco-espagnoles Virtual Reality and Graphical Interaction (VRGI 2009), Rennes, France, March 23-24, 2009.
A.S. García, J.P. Molina, D. Martínez & P. González. Enhancing Collaborative Manipulation Through the Use of Feedback and Awareness in CVEs. International Journal of Virtual Reality, IJVR, Vol. 8, No. 2, June 2009, special issue, pp. 45-50. 2009.
J.P. Molina, P. González, J. Vanderdonckt, A.S. García and D. Martínez. A Space model for 3D user interface development. Computer-Aided Design of User Interfaces VI. Springer-Verlag. 2009.
G. González, J.P. Molina, A.S. García, D. Martínez and P. González. Evaluation of Text Input Techniques in Immersive Virtual Environments. Trends on Human-Computer Interaction: Research, Development, New Tools and Methods. Springer. 2009.
A.S. García, D. Martínez, J.P. Molina and P. González. Creation and evaluation of a virtual and collaborative playground. Engineering the User Interface: from Research to Practice. ISBN: 978-1-84800-135-0. 2009.
D. Martínez, A.S. García, J. Martínez, J.P. Molina, P. González. A model of interaction for CVEs based on the model of human communication. International Journal of Universal Computer Science (J.UCS). 2008.
J. García, J.P. Molina, D. Martínez, A.S. García, P. González and J. Vanderdonckt. Prototyping and Evaluating Glove-based Multimodal Interfaces. Journal on Multimodal User Interfaces. Vol 2. Springer. ISSN: 1783-7677 (Print) 1783-8738 (Online). 2008.
A.S. García, J.P. Molina, A. Steed, D. Martínez and P. González. An approach to the evaluation of ownership management techniques in Collaborative Virtual Environments. 13th Eurographics Symposium on Virtual Environments joint with 10th Immersive Projection Technology Workshop. ISBN: 978-3-905673-64-7. 2007.
A.S. García, D. Martínez, J.P. Molina, P. González. Collaborative Virtual Environments. You can’t do it alone, can you? Lecture Notes in Computer Science. 2007.
D. Martínez, A.S. García, J.P. Molina, P. González. Towards an interaction model in collaborative virtual environments. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. 2007.
J.P. Molina, A.S. García, D. Martínez, F.J. Manjavacas, V. Blasco, V. López and P. González. The Development of Glove-based Interfaces with the TRES-D Methodology. 13th ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology, VRST06. 2006.
A.S. García, J.P. Molina, P. González. Exemplar VE design guidance tool for selection and manipulation interaction techniques. International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction HCI 2005.