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Jessica Roberts - Designing Technologies to Drive Curiosity

When we think about technology mediating human interactions with data, we often think about how it improves the practices of people’s usual activities, from making them more mindful of their…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on October 14th, 2019 2 plays 0  

Lining Yao - Materialized AI: Robotic Morphing Matter

Morphing matter harnesses the programmability in material structures and compositions to achieve transformative behaviors and integrates sensing, actuation, and computation to create adaptive and…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on October 14th, 2019 2 plays 0  

Greg Maletic - Playdate: Creating a new handheld video game console

Playdate — a tiny, yellow, handheld game console — made a bigger splash than its creators envisioned when it was announced this past May. Relying on a combination of old tech (a 1-bit…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on October 14th, 2019 4 plays 0  

Richard DeMillo - Usability, Privacy, Cybersecurity and the Right to Vote: Why elections are not as simple as they seem

All modern public elections in the United States use computers called voting machines to automate at least part of the voting process. Like all computers, voting machines can be misprogrammed,…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on September 9th, 2019 10 plays 0  

Duen Horng (Polo) Chau - Towards Secure and Interpretable AI: Scalable Methods, Interactive Visualizations, and Practical Tools

We have witnessed tremendous growth in Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) recently. However, research shows that AI and ML models are often vulnerable to adversarial attacks, and…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on September 4th, 2019 18 plays 0  

GVU Center Overview and Funded Research Projects

In the first GVU Brown Bag Seminar of the academic year, Keith Edwards, GVU Center Director and Professor of Interactive Computing, will kick off our talk series with an overview of the GVU Center…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on September 3rd, 2019 10 plays 0  

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…

From  Meghana Arundhati Melkote on November 30th, 2017 249 plays 0  

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,…

From  Meghana Arundhati Melkote on November 16th, 2017 11 plays 0  

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…

From  Meghana Arundhati Melkote on November 2nd, 2017 7 plays 0  

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…

From  Meghana Arundhati Melkote on October 26th, 2017 10 plays 0