DataLab faculty and students attended the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems this past week. CHI, the premier international conference of Human-Computer Interaction, was held in Denver, CO. DataLab faculty and students presented a variety of work, including a Best Paper by PhD student Yeaseul Kim and Dr. Hullman!
- Kim, Reinecke, and Hullman. Explaining the Gap: Visualizing One’s Predictions Improves Recall and Comprehension of Data. Best Paper Award.
- Kim, Wongsuphasawat, Hullman, and Heer. Graphscape: A Model for Automated Reasoning About Visualization Similarity and Sequencing. Honorable Mention Paper.
- Adar, E., Gearig, C., Balusubramanian, A., and Hullman, J. Persalog: Personalization of News Article Content.
- Wongsuphasawat, Qu, Moritz, Chang, Ouk, Anand, Mackinlay, Howe, and Heer. Voyager 2: Augmenting Visual Analysis with Partial View Specifications.
- Krafft, Zhou, Edwards, Starbird, and Spiro. Centralized, Parallel, and Distributed Information Processing during Collective Sensemaking.
DataLab PhD student Li Zeng will present her paper Let’s Workout! Exploring Social Exercise in an Online Fitness Community at the 2017 IConference this week. The paper is a collaboration with Zack W. Almquist at University of Minnesota and DataLab faculty member Emma S. Spiro. Zeng's paper is a finalist for the Lee Dirks Best Paper Award.
Dr. Spiro presented new work at the University of California, Berkeley Department of Demography Brown Bag Seminar Series this week. Her talk Look Who's Watching: Understanding the Audience of Police on Social Media explores demographic characteristics of the online audience for police accounts on Twitter.
Dr. Spiro is scheduled to speak at the NYC Data Science Seminar this week. The seminar is jointly organized by NYU, Cornell Tech, Facebook, Columbia University and Microsoft Research NYC.
Dr. West and Jason Portenoy have a new book chapter in the recently published, Big Data Is Not a Monolith, from MIT Press. Their chapter is called, "The Data Gold Rush in Higher Education".
Dr Spiro, along with DataLab PhD students Nina Cesare and Li Zeng, will be at the 2016 Social Informatics Conference this week. Cesare and Zeng will both be presenting new research.