Brian Fisher

Email: fisher [at] cs [dot] ubc [dot] ca
Office: FSC 3645
Phone: 604-822-8158

Curriculum Vitae

Visiting Scholar, Calit2@UCSD
Professor (2004-) School of Interactive Arts and Technology, Simon Fraser University
Associate Director (1999-) University of British Columbia Media and Graphics Interdisciplinary Centre
Associate Director (1994-1998) Simon Fraser U. Institute for Human Factors & Interface Technology
Research Associate (1996-1998) Telelearning Network of Centres of Excellence, Simon Fraser U
Research Professor (1994) Rutgers U. Center for Cognitive Science (RuCCS)
Postdoc (1991-1993) Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Systems I, U. of Western Ontario
Ph.D. Experimental Psychology 1991, University of California at Santa Cruz
B.A. in Biology (Physiology/Biochemistry) 1979, Hiram College


visual analytics
interaction science
cognitive science


Visual analytics
cognitive systems

Selected Publications

Po, B. Fisher, B. Booth, K. (2005) A Two Visual Systems Approach to Understanding Voice and Gestural Interaction. Virtual Reality (Special Issue on Language, Speech, and Gesture).

Lam, H., Fisher, B. & Dill, J. (2005) A Pilot Study of CZTalk: A Graphical Tool for Collaborative Knowledge Work. Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences. Hilton Waikoloa Village, Hawaii.

Liu, G. Austen, E. L., Booth, K.S. Fisher, B., Rempel, M.I., & Enns, J. (2005) Multiple Object Tracking Is Based On Scene, Not Retinal, Coordinates. Journal of Experimental Psychology, Human Perception and Performance

Po, B., Fisher, B., & Booth K. S. (2003) Pointing and Visual Feedback for Spatial Interaction in Large-Screen Display Environments. In Butz, A., Krýger, A., Olivier, P. (Eds.) Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on Smart Graphics, Heidelberg, Germany, July 2-4, 2003.

Fels, Fisher, MacLean, Munzner, and Rensink (2004) Seeing, Hearing, and Touching: Putting it All Together. SIGGRAPH Course, SIGGRAPH 2004, Los Angeles.

Po, B., Fisher, B., & Booth K. S. (2004) Mouse and Touchscreen Selection in the Upper and Lower Visual Fields CHI 2004, Vienna Austria.

Franconeri, S. L., Lin, J. Y., Pylyshyn, Z. W., Fisher, B., Enns, J.T. (in press) Evidence against a speed limit in multiple-object tracking. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review

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