Current position

Since 04/2009
PhD student at the post graduate program prometei - Research cluster 7 "Measuring and forecasting the quality of multi-modal telecommunications products/services"

Focus of work

  • Multimodal Human-Computer Interaction
  • Model-based Usability Evaluation
  • User Modeling

Education

  • 02/2009
    Master degree as Magister Artium (Communication Science)
    Thesis "Integration of speech recognition in a room information system" (Awarded with the Willumeit prize)
  • 04/2002 - 02/2009
    Study Communication Science and Computer Science at Technische Universität Berlin
  • 10/2000 - 02/2002
    Study Computer Science at LMU München

Occupational Progression

  • 02/2008 - 02/2009
    Student Assistant, Deutsche Telekom Laboratories
  • 08/2007 - 01/2008
    Student Assistant, tubIT TU Berlin
  • 04/2007 - 09/2007
    Technical Support, Osteuropa Institut FU Berlin
  • 11/2003 - 10/2007
    Audio Production, Linon Median GmbH
  • 11/2002 - 06/2003
    Multimedia Production, monocom media & communications GmbH
  • 03/2001 - 03/2002
    Web Development, StreamEvent AG

Publications

2011

  • Schaffer, S., Jöckel, B., Wechsung, I., Schleicher, R. and Möller, S. (2011). Modality Selection and Perceived Mental Effort in a Mobile Application. Proc. 12th Ann. Conf. of the Int. Speech Communication Assoc. (Interspeech 2011). International Speech Communication Association (ISCA), 2253-2256.
  • Schaffer, S., Schleicher, R. and Möller, S. (2011). Simulation von Benutzerverhalten im Umgang mit multimodalen Diensten. 9. Berliner Werkstatt Mensch-Maschine-Systeme. VDI Verlag, 110-111.
  • Schaffer, S., Schleicher, R. and Möller, S. (2011). A Model of Shortcut Usage in Multimodal Human-Computer Interaction. HCI International. Springer, 337-346.
  • Schaffer, S., Schleicher, R. and Möller, S. (2011). Measuring Cognitive Load for different Input Modalities. 9. Berliner Werkstatt Mensch-Maschine-Systeme. VDI Verlag, 287-292.

2010

  • Wechsung, I., Engelbrecht, K.-P., Nauman, A., Möller, S., Schaffer, S. and Schleicher, R. (2010). Investigating modality selection strategies. IEEE workshop on spoken language technology SLT 2010
  • Wechsung, I., Schaffer, S., Schleicher, R., Naumann, A. and Möller, S. (2010). The Influence of Expertise and Efficiency on Modality Selection Strategies and Perceived Mental Effort. Proceedings of the 11th Annual Conference of the ISCA (Interspeech 2010). International Speech Communication Association (ISCA).
  • Schaffer, S. (2010). Strategiewahl bei multimodaler Mensch-Maschine-Interaktion. Tagungsband des Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie
  • Schulz, M., Runge, M., Schaffer, S., Seebode, J., Weiss, B. and Möller, S. (2010). Simulation des Verhaltens älter Nutzer zur Evaluation eines AAL-Interfaces. Deutscher AAL Kongress, Berlin
  • Schaffer, S. (2010). Modeling of Modality Selection in Multimodal Human-Computer Interaction. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (ICCM), 321-322.
  • Schaffer, S. (2010). Nutzung modalitätsspezifischer Abkürzungen in multimodaler Mensch-Maschine-Interaktion. Proceedings of KogWis 2010 10th Biannual Meeting of the German Society for Cognitive Science, 45.
  • Möller, S., Wechsung, I., Schaffer, S., Schleicher, R. and Seebode, J. (2010). Neugestaltung der VDE-ITG-Richtlinie zur Bewertung von Kommunikationsendeinrichtungen. Sprachkommunikation 2010. Beiträge der 9. ITG-Fachtagung. VDE-Verlag, DE-Berlin.

2009

  • Schaffer, S., Seebode, J., Wechsung, I., Metze, F. and Möller, S. ( 2009 ). Benutzerstudien zur Bewertung multimodaler, interaktiver Anzeigetafeln in unterschiedlichen Entwicklungsstufen. Workshop-Proceedings der Tagung Mensch und Computer 2009. Logos Berlin, 22-27.
  • Schaffer, S., Seebode, J., Wechsung, I., Metze, F. and Kühnel, C. ( 2009 ). Influence of User Characteristics on the Usage of Gesture and Speech in a Smart Office Environment. Gesture in Embodied Communication and Human-Computer Interaction 8th International Gesture Workshop, GW 2009 {$ext.ml_links.fileSymbol} (1.0 MB)
  • Seebode, J., Schaffer, S., Wechsung, I. and Metze, F. ( 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)
  • Wechsung, I., Engelbrecht, K.-P., Nauman, A., Schaffer, S., Seebode, J., Metze, F. and Möller, S. ( 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.
  • Wechsung, I., Engelbrecht, K.-P., Schaffer, S., Seebode, J., Metze, F. and Möller, S. ( 2009 ). Usability-Evaluation multimodaler Schnittstellen: Ist das Ganze die Summe seiner Teile?. Mensch und Computer 2009
  • Wechsung, I., Engelbrecht, K.-P., Schaffer, S., Seebode, J., Metze, F. and Möller, S. ( 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.
  • Metze, F., Wechsung, I., Schaffer, S., Seebode, J. and Möller, S. ( 2009 ). Reliable Evaluation of Multimodal Dialog Systems. 13th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCI International 2009), Part 2. Springer, 75-83.

Teaching

Supervised thesis

  • Minge, M. (2012). Modalitätenwahl bei multimodaler Interaktion - Eine experimentelle Untersuchung zum Einfluss fehlerbehafteter Eingabenerkennung auf Nutzungsverhalten und subjektive Bewertung. Masterarbeit im Studiengang Human Factors (M.Sc.) an der Technischen Universität Berlin.
  • Jöckel, B. (2010). Ermittlungvon Schwellenwerten für Modalitätenwechsel in multimodaler Mensch-Maschine-Interaktion. Masterarbeit im Studiengang Human Factors (M.Sc.) an der Technischen Universität Berlin.