Xinyu Shi

Xinyu Shi

石新羽 | CS PhD Student

University of Waterloo

Hi! I am Xinyu Shi, a first-year Ph.D. student in the WatVis Research Group at University of Waterloo, advised by Prof. Jian Zhao. My research interests include Human-Computer Interaction and Visualization. I received my bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering from Xiamen University in China.

Outside of research, I am keen on exploring new possibilities in my life. I am a beginner of skiing and rock climbing. I enjoy travelling and hope to mark every national parks in the world.

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  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Human-AI Co-Creation
  • Creativity Support Tool
  • University of Waterloo, 2021 - Present

    Ph.D. in Computer Science

  • Xiamen University, 2016 - 2020

    B.Eng. in Software Engineering

  • [2022/05] Transferred from M.Math to Ph.D. program
  • [2022/04] One paper submitted to UIST


Teaching American Sign Language in Mixed Reality

In Proceedings of the ACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies, 4(4), 1-27. (IMWUT/Ubicomp'20).
Key Words: Wearable Techique, Mixed Reality, Motion Tracking

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Accurate and Fast Classification of Foot Gestures for Virtual Locomotion

In 2019 IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (pp. 178-189). (ISMAR'19).
Key Words: Wearable Technique, Virtual Reality, Gesture Recognition

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Blind Image Super Resolution with Semantic-Aware Quantized Texture Prior

In arXiv:2202.13142.
Key Words: Low-level Vision, Super Resolution, VQGAN

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