Welcome to the Victoria Interactive eXperiences with Information (VIXI) website.

We are a collaborative research group in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Victoria, co-lead by Charles Perin, Sowmya Somanath, Miguel Nacenta and Regan Mandryk. We work in the core areas of Human-Computer Interaction and Information Visualization. We use methodologies from, and contribute to a wide range of disciplines, including Design, User eXperience, Human Factors, Perception, Education, Cognitive Science, Psychology, Art, Computer Science, Philosophy and Sociology.

Yichun Zhao awarded an NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarship - Doctoral
PhD student Yichun Zhao was awarded an NSERC CGS-D Scholarship for his research on enhanced information accessibility for people who are blind or low-vision.
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New blog post - VIXI at CHI 2024
The VIXI Lab has several papers accepted in CHI’24 this year! We have a new blog post up with the details.
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VIS4ALL visualization-centered hackathon at UVic campus
From February 22nd to 24th, 2024, the collaborative efforts of the Design For People Lab (DFP Lab) from the University of British Columbia (UBC) and the VIXI Lab from the University of Victoria (UVic) culminated in a visualization-centered hackathon at UVic's campus, titled "VIS4ALL".
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We acknowledge and respect the lək̓ʷəŋən peoples on whose traditional territory the university stands and the Songhees, Esquimalt and W̱SÁNEĆ peoples whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.