Social Network AnalysisVirtual RealityArtificial IntelligenceGaze- and Gesture-based InterfacesHuman-Computer Interaction
Thies Pfeiffer is Akademischer Rat/Assistant Professor in the A.I. group at the Faculty of Technology and the Excellence Cluster “Cognitive Interaction Technology” (CITEC) of Bielefeld University, Germany. His research focus is on multimodal interaction in 3D worlds, with a special focus on gaze and gestures. Further research interests are interaction techniques for virtual reality, virtual agents, scientific visualization and social networks. In 2006, Thies Pfeiffer co-founded the Mediablix IIT GmbH, a usability consultancy, bridging the gap between science and business. He received his Doctor rer. nat./PhD from Bielefeld University in 2010 on the interaction of gaze and gestures in deictic reference.