Rebekah Rousi

Associate Professor (tenure track)

School of Marketing and Communication, Communication Studies
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Biography

Rebekah Rousi holds a PhD in Cognitive Science with extensive experience of research and teaching in Human-Technology Interaction. Her main research specialtise is in User Experience and human experience (semiotics, communication, logic, culture) with technology. Rousi's research interests include: design; embodied interactions and experience; human-robot interaction; human-AI interaction; posthumanism; environmental interactions (e.g., elevator and arhitectural experience); ethics; emotions; trust; and sustainability. Rousi also has a background in cultural studies, critical theory and contemporary art. She has trained and practiced as a performance artist and printmaker since 2003.

 

2021 Publications

Rousi, R., Kolari, S. & Shidujamanm, M. (in press). Beauty in Interaction - a Framework for Social Robot Aesthetics (pandemic edition). In H. Samani (Ed.), Robots for Pandemics. Taylor & Francis.

Danso, A., Rousi, R., & Thompson, M. (2021). Novel and experimental music technology use in the music classroom: learning performance, experience, and concentrated behavior. Human Technology17(1), 81-112. https://doi.org/10.17011/ht/urn.202106223979

Rousi, R. (2021). Ethical Stance and Evolving Technosexual Culture : A Case for Human-Computer Interaction. In M. Rauterberg (Ed.), Culture and Computing: Design Thinking and Cultural Computing. 9th International Conference, C&C 2021, Held as Part of the 23rd HCI International Conference, HCII 2021, Virtual Event, July 24?29, 2021, Proceedings, Part II (pp. 295-310). Springer International Publishing. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 12795. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-77431-8_19

Rousi, R., & Alanen, H.-K. (2021). Socio-emotional Experience in Human Technology Interaction Design: A Fashion Framework Proposal. In M. Rauterberg (Ed.), Culture and Computing : Design Thinking and Cultural Computing. 9th International Conference, C&C 2021, Held as Part of the 23rd HCI International Conference, HCII 2021, Virtual Event, July 24?29, 2021, Proceedings, Part II (pp. 131-150). Springer International Publishing. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 12795. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-77431-8_8

Halme, E., Vakkuri, V., Kultanen, J., Jantunen, M., Kemell, K.-K., Rousi, R., & Abrahamsson, P. (2021). How to Write Ethical User Stories?: Impacts of the ECCOLA Method. In P. Gregory, C. Lassenius, X. Wang, & P. Kruchten (Eds.), Agile Processes in Software Engineering and Extreme Programming: 22nd International Conference on Agile Software Development, XP 2021, Virtual Event, June 14?18, 2021, Proceedings (pp. 36-52). Springer. Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, 419. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-78098-2_3


Saariluoma, P., Alanen, H.-K., & Rousi, R. (2021). Fashion Technology: What Are the Limits of Emerging Technological Design Thinking?. In T. Ahram, R. Taiar, & F. Groff (Eds.), Human Interaction, Emerging Technologies and Future Applications IV : Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Human Interaction and Emerging Technologies: Future Applications (IHIET ? AI 2021), April 28-30, 2021, Strasbourg, France (pp. 367-374). Springer. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, 1378. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-74009-2_47


Jantunen, T., Rousi, R., Rainò, P., Turunen, M., Moeen Valipoor, M., & García, N. (2021). Is There Any Hope for Developing Automated Translation Technology for Sign Languages?. In M. Hämäläinen, N. Partanen, & K. Alnajjar (Eds.), Multilingual Facilitation (pp. 61-73). Helsingin yliopisto. https://doi.org/10.31885/9789515150257.

Kankaanranta, M., Mehtälä, S., Hankala, M., Merjovaara, O., & Rousi, R. (2021). Children's conceptions of mental well-being and ideas for its promotion through digital environments. International Journal of Child-Computer Interaction27, Article 100242. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcci.2020.100242

Sayers, D., Sousa-Silva, R., Höhn, S., Ahmedi, L., Allkivi-Metsoja, K., Anastasiou, D., Be?u?, ?., Bowker, L., Bytyçi, E., Catala, A., Çepani, A., Chacón-Beltrán, R., Dadi, S., Dalipi, F., Despotovic, V., Doczekalska, A., Drude, S., Fort, K., Fuchs, R., . . . Prys, C. (2021). The Dawn of the Human-Machine Era : A forecast of new and emerging language technologies. COST Association. http://urn.fi/URN:NBN:fi:jyu-202105183003

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