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GVU Center Brown Bag Seminar: Thomas Ploetz "Machine Learning for Sensor Data Analysis in HCI"

ABSTRACTMany contemporary systems in human computer interaction (HCI) including mobile and ubiquitous computing are based on some form of automated sensor data analysis. Prominent examples are…

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Bridging Public Health and Technology--- Why Innovation Matters

ABSTRACT Leveraging the power of data The factors affecting our health are wide-ranging, from inefficient or underfunded systems, to new and changing health threats, to natural disasters,…

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Can a Computer Improve Your Social Skills?

ABSTRACT Many people fear automation. They may see it as a potential job killer. They may also be concerned about what can be automated. Could we train a computer to teach us human skills? Should…

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Can Healthcare Become an iPhone?


ABSTRACTThe hidden secret of smartphones is their API that makes the phone’s sensors and data accessible and thereby facilitates app development on a global scale. The healthcare informatics…

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Learning About Personal Experiences & Their Outcomes: Analyzing Social Media as an Observational Study

ABSTRACT For years now, millions of people share details about their real-world experiences on social media, including Twitter, LinkedIn, and Reddit. Using causal inference methods, we can data mine…

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GVU Distinguished Alum Brownbag Speaker: Fabricating Accessibility

Abstract With the increasing power and flexibility of technologies available to consumers, we are seeing a revolution in how assistive technology (AT) is being created and by whom. This talk will…

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Disrupt Education or Make It Better? The Rhetoric & Implementation of Educational Technology

ABSTRACT Karen Head’s book Disrupt This!: MOOCs and the Promises of Technology (UPNE, 2017) employs a rhetorical lens to deconstruct and analyze some of the arguments and vision statements…

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Transformative Work in Computing - Foley Scholars Research & ACCelerate Preview

Smithsonian ACCelerate Festival Preview Hear from the creators of Georgia Tech's juried projects accepted into the ACCelerate Creativity and Innovation Festival taking place Oct. 13-15, 2017,…

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Complexity and Distributed Ethnography & ACCelerate Preview

Smithsonian ACCelerate Festival Preview Hear from the creators of Georgia Tech's juried projects accepted into the ACCelerate Creativity and Innovation Festival taking place Oct. 13-15, 2017,…

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WebAR, WebVR, and the Democratization of Mixed Reality & ACCelerate Event

Come early ahead of the seminar for a preview of juried projects heading to the ACCelerate Creativity and Innovation Festival taking place Oct. 13-15, 2017, at the Smithsonian National Museum of…

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