Anton Nijholt completed his PhD in Computer Science at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. He held positions at various universities, both inside and outside the Netherlands. In 1989, he was appointed as Full Professor at University of Twente in Netherlands. His main research interests include “Human-computer interaction with a focus on playful interfaces, entertainment computing, and humor generation”. He edited various books, most recently on playful interfaces, entertainment computing and playable cities. He served as Program Chair and General Chair of many large international conferences on affective computing, entertainment computing, virtual agents, and multimodal interaction. Since 2015, he is a Global Research Fellow at Imagineering Institute in Malaysia.
“Human-computer interaction with a focus on playful interfaces, entertainment computing, and humor generation”.
Playful multimedia in smart and playable cities