HOC-LAB is an interdisciplinary lab at the Department of Electronics and Information of Politecnico di Milano (Italy), specialized in multimedia, multichannel communication. The scientific coordinator of HOC-LAB is Paolo Paolini.
HOC is charged with conducting research into three main directions:
Methodologies (design, accessibility, usability…)
Tools (3D cooperative environments, multichannel digital storytelling…)
Applications (real-life and large scale, involving thousands of users)
The main applications areas are: eLearning, eCulture and eTourism.
3 academic members, 10 staff members with a wide range of expertise, 2-3 Ph.D students on average lead the lab’s research and activities.