Professor

Phone: 
202-994-4953
Email: 
sibert@gwu.edu
Campus Location(s): 
Phillips 720C
Personal Home Page: 

http://www.seas.gwu.edu/~sibert/

Haptic Displays; Human Robot Interaction; Wearable Interfaces; Human Performance in Virtual Environments.

Education: 
Ph.D, 1974, Geography, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
M.A., 1971, Geography, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
B.A., 1968, History, Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio
Interests: 

Computer Graphics; Human Computer Interaction; Object Oriented Paradigms; Programming Languages

Selected Publications: 

1. John L. Sibert, Christopher L. Covington and Robert W. Lindeman, Vibrotactile Feedback for Enhanced Control of Urban Search and Rescue Robots , UIST 2005 Proceedings DVD, Seattle Washington, October 23-26 2005.

2. John L. Sibert, Using task context variables for selecting the best timing for interrupting users , Proceedings of the 2005 ACM joint conference on Smart objects and ambient intelligence, Grenoble, October 2005. pp 171-176.

3. Robert W. Lindeman, Robert Page, John L. Sibert, James N. Templeman, Using Vibrotactile Cues for Virtual Contact and Data Display in Tandem , Proceedings of HCII 2005, Las Vegas, Nevada 22-27 July 2005.

4. Sonja Gievska, Robert Lindeman, John Sibert, Examining the Qualitative Gains of Mediating Human Interruptions During HCI , Proceedings of HCII 2005, Las Vegas, Nevada 22-27 July 2005.

5. Lindeman, R.W., Sibert, J.L., Mendez-Mendez, E., Patil, S., & Phifer, D., Effectiveness of Directional Vibrotactile Cuing on a Building-Clearing Task , Proc. of ACM CHI 2005, Apr. 2-7, 2005, Portland, Oregon, pp 271-280.

6. Gievska, S., and Sibert, J., Empirical Validation of a Computer-Mediated Coordination of Interruption , Annual Conference of CHISIG - OZCHI 2004: Supporting Community Interaction, Wollongong, Australia, November 2004.

7. Robert W. Lindeman, Robert Page, Yasuyuki Yanagida, and John L. Sibert, Towards Full-Body Haptic Feedback: The Design and Deployment of a Spatialized Vibrotactile Feedback System , ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology, Hong Kong, 10-12 November, 2004.

8. Robert Lindeman, John Sibert, Corinna Lathan, and Jack Vice, The Design and Deployment of a Wearable Vibrotactile Feedback System , to appear, Eighth IEEE International Symposium on Wearable Computers, Arlington Virginia, November, 2004.

9. Gievska, S., and Sibert, J., A Framework for Context-Sensitive Coordination of Human Interruptions in Human-Computer Interaction , Proceedings of the 8th ERCIM Workshop on User Interfaces for All, LNCS Series 3196, Springer-Verlag, Vienna, Austria.