Shaghayegh Esmaeili, Ph.D. in Computer Science, TBD

Shaghayegh Esmaeili is a member of the INIT lab and is currently working on the children’s interaction with voice interfaces and speech recognition which helps improving children experience when working with different voice technologies. Her research interests include human-computer interaction, child-computer interaction and UI/UX design.


Position: Graduate Research Assistant
Projects: Children and Adults’ Interaction with Voice Interfaces


Word Error Rate (WER) for Recognition of Natural Interactions

In the INIT Lab, we focus on natural user interaction for children. Many of these modalities, such as touch, gesture, and speech, involve some type of recognition process to understand what the user input is. To determine how accurate a recognizer is, there are several methods. One of these methods […]