Researchers develop ‘smarter’ smartphone based on personality (ABC News)

Janne Lindqvist's recent work on smartphone interruptions has received a lot of attention in the popular media. The work done with his PhD students Fengpeng Yuan (CS) and Xianyi Gao (ECE) will be presented at CHI’17, the premier tier-1 publication venue for human-computer interaction.

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The full paper is available here:
http://www.winlab.rutgers.edu/~janne/CHI17-predictinginterruptibility.pdf

and a 30 second video preview here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5f1XKBrG8oA

Prof. Lindqvist's work was highlighted on scientific websites such as the NSF, AAAS and ACM, has also received worldwide coverage in widely circulated articles. Below are a few examples:

ABC:
http://wgno.com/2017/03/17/researchers-develop-smarter-smartphone-notifi...

CBS:
http://wtvr.com/2017/03/17/researchers-develop-smarter-smartphone-notifi...

Fox News:
http://fox43.com/2017/03/17/researchers-develop-smarter-smartphone-notif...

"Tired of annoying phone alerts? New system could act as a 'secretary' to predict when you want to be left alone", in the Daily Mail
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4285696/Tired-notificatio...

"Pardon the interruption: Here's how your smartphone could be less of a noodge", in Network World
http://www.networkworld.com/article/3177232/smartphones/pardon-the-inter...

"Smartphone notifications driving you crazy? This might help", in the Economic Times
http://telecom.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/smartphone-notification...

Congratulations to Janne on the wide attention for his work!