• 1836 Citations
1984 …2019
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The main objective in my research is to focus on high-risk research questions that could lead to ground-breaking results.

Research profile

Matthias Rauterberg is Full Professor of Designing Interactive Systems. He is co-founder of the Industrial Design department and Data Science Center at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) and also of the Technical Committee (TC) of Entertainment Computing of the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP).

Rauterberg is interested in designing interactive systems to address the cultural sub- or even unconscious layer of the user. He has a solid background in philosophy, psychology and computer science. He is in favor of a rigorous empirical validation of his design claims. His recent research is in the area of entertainment computing, cognitive systems, human-computer interaction, and design science. 

As a prolific author, Rauterberg has over 450 publications in international journals, conference proceedings, books, and more. He is also editor and member of the editorial board of several leading international journals. He is co-editor in chief of the Entertainment Computing journal (Elsevier). Rauterberg has been and still is member of many national and international review boards (i.e. national science foundations, European Research Council, etc.). He supervised more than 20 PhDs, 20% of which got a distinction (top-5%).

Academic background

Matthias Rauterberg holds a BSc in Psychology from the University of Marburg in Germany, two BSc degrees in Philosophy and Computer Science from the University of Hamburg in Germany, and two summa cum laude MSc degrees from the same university, in Psychology (1981) and Computer Science (1985). For his PhD research, he went to the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, Switzerland, where he was awarded his degree in 1995. He worked there as a senior researcher until 1998, when he joined Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) as Full Professor. He has worked as guest professor at universities in China and Japan and served in two Technical Committees of the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP), on Human-Computer Interaction and on Entertainment Computing.

Affiliated with

  • Visiting Professor at Kwansei Gakuin University (Sanda, Japan) (2004-2007)
  • Guest professor at Jiangnan University (Wuxi, China) (2011-2015)
  • Guest professor at East China University of Science and Technology (Shanghai, China) (2013-2016)

Partners in (semi-)industry

  • Collaboration with ADI Software GmbH, Karlsruhe, Germany (1990-1996)
  • Co-founder and -owner of Tellware GmbH, Zurich, Switzerland (1997-2004)
  • Philips Research in Phenom project (1999-2004)

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Research Output 1984 2019

15 Citations (Scopus)

Automatic interpretation of affective facial expressions in the context of interpersonal interaction

Barakova, E. I., Gorbunov, R. & Rauterberg, G. W. M., 1 Aug 2015, In : IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems. 45, 4, p. 409-418 10 p., 7105880

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
File
Video recording
facial expression
video recording
interpretation
event
75 Citations (Scopus)

An activity theory-based model for serious games analysis and conceptual design

Brandao Carvalho, M., Bellotti, F., Berta, R., De Gloria, A., Islas Sedano, C., Baalsrud Hauge, J., Hu, J. & Rauterberg, G. W. M., 2015, In : Computers and Education. 87, p. 166-181 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
File
Conceptual design
Serious games
interpretation
methodology
evaluation
2 Citations (Scopus)

Traces of unconscious mental processes in introspective reports and physiological responses

Ivonin, L., Chang, H., Diaz, M., Català, A., Chen, W. & Rauterberg, G. W. M., 2015, In : PLoS ONE. 10, 4, p. e0124519-1/31 31 p., e0124519

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
File
Mental Processes
physiological response
emotions
Manikins
Emotions
4 Citations (Scopus)

Follow your heart: heart rate controlled music recommendation for low stress air travel

Liu, H., Hu, J. & Rauterberg, M., 2015, In : Interaction Studies. 16, 2, p. 303-339

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
File
air transportation
music
heart rate
flight
travel

Handbook of digital games and entertainment technologies

Nakatsu, R. (ed.), Rauterberg, G. W. M. (ed.) & Ciancarini, P. (ed.), 2017, Berlin: Springer.

Research output: Book/ReportBook editingAcademicpeer-review

entertainment
sociology
expert
art
artist

Datasets

Learning analytics for Lix puzzle-game

Vahdat, M. (Creator), Carvalho, M. B. (Creator), Funk, M. (Creator), Rauterberg, M. (Creator), Hu, J. (Creator), Anguita, D. (Creator), EASY, 17 Jan 2017

Dataset

Activities 2009 2016

  • 3 Editorial activity

Springer (Publisher)

Matthias Rauterberg (Editor)
1 Jul 2016

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activityScientific

Entertainment Computing (Journal)

Matthias Rauterberg (Editor-In-Chief)
1 Jan 20091 Jan 2020

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activityScientific

Entertainment Computing (Journal)

Matthias Rauterberg (Editorial board member)
2009

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activityScientific

Courses

Complex and Adaptive Systems

1/09/16 → …

Course

Design for Debate

1/09/17 → …

Course

Final Master Project (DI)

1/09/16 → …

Course

Student theses

Application design of decision aid for prostate cancer patients

Author: Zhou, L., 31 Aug 2012

Supervisor: Rauterberg, G. (Supervisor 1) & Dadlani Mahtani, P. (External coach)

Student thesis: Master

Care the nature, but keep moving

Author: Holtkamp, J., 2005

Supervisor: Rauterberg, G. (Supervisor 1), Aliakseyeu, D. (Supervisor 2) & Fransen, M. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Bachelor

Cheq: design of a smartwatch calendar experience in the work environment

Author: Bai, K., 31 Aug 2014

Supervisor: van Essen, H. (Supervisor 1), Markopoulos, P. (Supervisor 2) & Rauterberg, G. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Cross creative agency

Author: Willems, J., 2016

Supervisor: Rauterberg, G. (Supervisor 1)

Student thesis: Bachelor

Design for enskillment: redesign of a backhoe-interface

Author: Steevens, B., 28 Feb 2009

Supervisor: Klooster, S. (Supervisor 1), Ross, P. (Supervisor 2), Stienstra, M. (External person) (Supervisor 2), Terken, J. (Supervisor 2) & Rauterberg, G. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master