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Matthew Hong, Lara Martin, Emily Wall - Foley Scholars

Abstracts:Matthew Hong: Personalizing Health Management Through Human-Centered Data AugmentationDuring complex chronic treatment, adolescent patients (ages 10-19) must communicate all illness needs…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on January 30th, 2020 3 plays 0  

Krystina Madej - Serious Topics in Children's Digital Games

Games are an important form of play. While games are played by all age groups, for children, play and games are fundamental to learning and, for them, all play is serious. Serious games, which have…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on January 21st, 2020 4 plays 0  

Kathy Pham - Computing, Ethics and the Public Interest - What does this even mean?

Come for a lively talk and discussion about computing, ethics, and the public interest. The talk will range from ethics and responsibility in computer science, to honoring expertise across…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 6th, 2019 11 plays 0  

Kristian Kloeckl - The Urban Improvise: Improvisation-Based Design for Hybrid Cities

The built environment in today’s hybrid cities is changing radically. The pervasiveness of networked mobile and embedded devices has transformed a predominantly stable background for human…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on November 21st, 2019 13 plays 0  

Lisa Marks - Supporting Craft with Parametric Design Techniques

As industrial design continues to embrace digital manufacturing, we are in constant danger of losing the culturally indicative crafts that express individual cultures. As global wealth inequality…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on November 14th, 2019 12 plays 0  

HyunJoo Oh - Everyday Materials Transformed by Computing

Look around at some of the familiar objects and materials in your surroundings. These things can be transformed. By combining everyday materials with computing, we can extend and reimagine their…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on November 12th, 2019 24 plays 0  

Krystina Madej - Disney Animation: Story and Technology

Walt Disney is described variously as an American entrepreneur, a film producer, a pioneer of the American animation industry, the founder of the theme park industry. Public perception of him is of a…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on November 11th, 2019 8 plays 0  

Yanni Loukissas - All Data Are Local: Thinking Critically in a Data-Driven Society

In our data-driven society, it is too easy to assume the transparency of data. Instead, Yanni Loukissas argues in All Data Are Local, we should approach data sets with an awareness that data are…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on October 29th, 2019 14 plays 0  

Wei Wang - Designing Human Machine Interfaces in Future Vehicles

Digital technologies have increasingly begun to permeate the driving experience in recent years to support continually increasing information and cognitive needs associated with driving and…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on October 22nd, 2019 11 plays 0  

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 16 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 18 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 12 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 15 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 25 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 14 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 259 plays 0