Centre for Communication Interface Research (CCIR) is
part of the School of Engineering at
the University of Edinburgh.
research deals with people interacting with automated
CCIR undertakes research in usability engineering
and dialogue engineering for speech recognition services
(vCommerce), for Internet
services (eCommerce) and for mobile services (mCommerce).
engineering is the discipline of creating human-computer
interfaces which are comfortable and satisfying for
the user whilst being efficient in their operation.
engineering is the application of scientific principles
to the design, construction and maintenance of human-computer
commercial sponsors support research into the design
and experimental evaluation of human-computer interfaces.
CCIR also undertakes more general studies of human factor
aspects of human-computer interface design.
Studentship in Usability Engineering
CCIR welcomes applications from prospective PhD students
interested in our fields of research. Contact
us for further information.
are links to The
University of Edinburgh and the School