Current positions

Research science scholarship in the post graduate program prometei, at Berlin Institute of Technology, funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG)

Focus of work

  • Design and evaluation of spoken dialogue systems and multimodal interfaces
  • Multimodal system feedback
  • Usability and quality of human-machine interaction

Career progression

  • Since 04/2009
    Research science scholarship in the post graduate program prometei, at Berlin Institute of Technology, funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG)
  • 04/2009 - 10/2009
    Lectureship, Department for Language and Communication, Berlin Institute of Technology - Course "Einführung in die experimentelle Phonetik"
  • 10/2003 - 04/2009
    Studies of communication science (1st major) and physics (2nd major) at Berlin Institute of Technology
    Thesis: "Evaluation und extension of a multimodal room information system" (In Cooperation with Deutsche Telekom Laboratoeries), awarded with the Clara-von-Simson Preis 2009
    Degree: Magistra Artium (M.A.)
  • 01/2009 - 03/2009
    Internship, Deutsche Telekom Laboratories, Quality and Usability Lab, Berlin
  • 06/2008 - 12/2008
    Student assistant, Deutsche Telekom Laboratories, Quality and Usability Lab / Berlin Institute of Technology
  • 10/2005 - 10/2008
    Student assistant, Department for Language and Communication, Berlin Institute of Technology
  • 09/2006 - 09/2008
    Sholarship in the Femtec.Network "Careerbuilding-Programm für den weiblichen Führungsnachwuchs aus Ingenieur- und Naturwissenschaften", Femtec.Hochschulkarrierezentrum für Frauen Berlin GmbH
  • 10/2004 - 05/2008
    Student assistant, Zentraleinrichtung Moderne Sprachen (ZEMS), Berlin Institute of Technology
  • 08/2007 - 10/2007
    Internship at the department of Corporate Research, Robert Bosch GmbH, Schwieberdingen
  • 11/1999 - 08/2003
    Freelance, Medienzentrum Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Neustrelitz
  • 2003
    Abitur at Gymnasium Carolinum Neustrelitz

Lectures

  • SoSe 2013: Übung zur Integrierten Veranstaltung "Usability Engineering", Quality and Usability Lab, TU Berlin
  • Modul „Berufsweg Promotion“ der Summerschool 2012 und Winterschool 2013 des Femtec.Network Careerbuilding Programms, Berlin
  • SoSe 2012: Übung zur Integrierten Veranstaltung "Multimodal Interaction", Quality and Usability Lab, TU Berlin
  • SoSe 2009: Lehrbeauftragte für das Seminar "Einführung in die experimentelle Phonetik", Institut für Sprache und Kommunikation, TU Berlin

Workshop

  • Schaffer, S., Seebode, J., Elepfandt, M., Schleicher, R., Keskinen, T., Heimonen, T., Tutunen, M. (2012). Assessing Multimodal Interaction: Can metrics from unimodal HCI be applied, which metrics have to be redefined and what new metrics arise or should be defined? Workshop auf der 7. NordiCHI 2012, Kopenhagen, Dänemark

Supervised theses

  • Arne Denneler (2010) "Auswirkungen von verzögertem Systemfeedback im mobilen Kontext", Bachelorarbeit im Studiengang Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen, Technische Universität Berlin

Publications

  • Seebode, Julia and Schleicher, Robert and Wechsung, Ina and Möller, Sebastian (2013). Investigating the Affective Impression of Tactile Feedback on Mobile Devices. accepted for BHCI 2013
  • Antons, Jan-Niklas and Arndt, Sebastian and Seebode, Julia and Schleicher, Robert and Möller, Sebastian (2013). Did You Notice? Neuronal Processing of Multimodal Mobile Phone Feedback. CHI 2013
  • Seebode, Julia and Schleicher, Robert and Möller, Sebastian (2012). Affective quality of audio feedback in different contexts. Proc. 11th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia (MUM 2012)
  • Seebode, Julia and Schleicher, Robert and Sundaram, Shiva and Möller, Sebastian (2011). Einfluss von Kontext auf die Bewertung von akustischen Systemmeldungen. Fortschritte der Akustik - DAGA 2011. Deutsche Gesellschaft für Akustik e.V.. 257-259.
  • Sundaram, Shiva and Schleicher, Robert and Seebode, Julia (2010). Clustering Audio Clips by Context-Free Descriptions and Affective Ratings. European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2010).
  • Schulz, Matthias and Runge, Matthias and Schaffer, Stefan and Seebode, Julia and Weiss, Benjamin and Möller, Sebastian (2010). Simulation des Verhaltens älter Nutzer zur Evaluation eines AAL-Interfaces. Deutscher AAL Kongress, Berlin. VDE Verlag.
  • Schleicher, Robert and Sundaram, Shiva and Seebode, Julia (2010). Assessing Audio Clips on Affective and Semantic Level to Improve General Applicability. DAGA 2010 Tagung, Berlin, Germany. Deutsche Gesellschaft für Akustik e.V..
  • Möller, Sebastian and Wechsung, Ina and Schaffer, Stefan and Schleicher, Robert and Seebode, Julia (2010). Neugestaltung der VDE-ITG-Richtlinie zur Bewertung von Kommunikationsendeinrichtungen. Sprachkommunikation 2010. Beiträge der 9. ITG-Fachtagung. VDE-Verlag, Berlin, Deutschland.
  • Seebode, Julia (2010). Influence of Feedback on the Quality of Multimodal Systems. Proceedings of the 12th international conference on Human computer interaction with mobile devices and services. Doctoral Consortium. ACM, 483.
  • Ina Wechsung and Klaus-Peter Engelbrecht and Anja Nauman and Stefan Schaffer and Julia Seebode and Florian Metze and Sebastian Möller (2009). Predicting the Quality of Multimodal Systems Based on Judgements of Single Modalities. Proc. 10th Ann. Conf. of the Int. Speech Communication Assoc. (Interspeech 2009), 1827-1830.
  • Ina Wechsung and Klaus-Peter Engelbrecht and Stefan Schaffer and Julia Seebode and Florian Metze and Sebastian Möller (2009). Usability-Evaluation multimodaler Schnittstellen: Ist das Ganze die Summe seiner Teile?. Mensch und Computer 2009
  • Ina Wechsung and Klaus-Peter Engelbrecht and Stefan Schaffer and Julia Seebode and Florian Metze and Sebastian Möller (2009). Usability Evaluation of Multimodal Interfaces: Is the whole the sum of its parts?. 13th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCI International 2009), Part 2. Springer, 113?119.
  • Julia Seebode and Stefan Schaffer and Ina Wechsung and Florian Metze (2009). Influence of Training on Direct and Indirect Measures for the Evaluation of Multimodal Systems. 10th Ann. Conf. of the Int. Speech Communication Assoc. (Interspeech 2009)
  • Stefan Schaffer and Julia Seebode and Ina Wechsung and Florian Metze and Sebastian Möller (2009). Benutzerstudien zur Bewertung multimodaler, interaktiver Anzeigetafeln in unterschiedlichen Entwicklungsstufen. Workshop-Proceedings der Tagung Mensch und Computer 2009. Logos Berlin, 22?27.
  • Florian Metze and Ina Wechsung and Stefan Schaffer and Julia Seebode and Sebastian Möller (2009). Reliable Evaluation of Multimodal Dialog Systems. 13th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCI International 2009), Part 2. Springer, 75?83.
  • Stefan Schaffer, Julia Seebode, Ina Wechsung, Florian Metze & Christine Kühnel (2009). User Characteristics and Usage of Gesture and Speech in a Smart Office Environment. Poster at the 8th International Gesture Workshop 2009