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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

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.

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    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.

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    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.

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  • 5 Citations (Scopus)
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    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

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    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

  • Datasets

    Learning analytics for Lix puzzle-game

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

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    Activities

    • 3 Editorial activity

    Springer Verslag series Medical Radiology (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

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    Design for Debate

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    Project 1 Design

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    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