Dr James Ohene-Djan
Since joining the Department of Computing, Goldsmiths College has actively conducted research in the areas of Socal Video, Adaptive Web Systems, Personalsied Interaction, HCI and Assistive Technologies
Adaptive Web Systems, is an area of research that aims to enhance the functionality of the World Wide Web by making the user interaction process personalisable. The approach taken is to endow web systems with personalisation and machine learning adaptation features, which may be initiated by the users or, by the system itself.
HCI Personalisation is an area of research that focuses on ownership transfer via personalisation as a value-adding strategy for HCI. This research aims to enhance interactive systems with features that enable the personalisation of the interactions between users and information resources.
Research has resulted in 30 refereed publications in international journals and conference proceedings and has been presented at 20 international conferences. Has acted as session chair and review committee member for the IEEE International Conference series on Advanced Learning Technologies. He is a senior review committee member of Conference and Workshop on assistive Technologies for Vision and Hearing Impairment series.
Currently conducting research in collaboration with the Royal National Institute for the Deaf, Deafax UK, and VIATAAL Research, Development and Support Institute, Holland. He is currently supervising a PhD student, who is researching the area of systems interaction for the deaf and hearing impaired, and has previously been an Examiner for other PhD Students.