CHCI Faculty and Students participated in the ACM International Conference on Supporting Group Work (GROUP), January 6-8, 2020 in Sanibel Island, Florida

CHCI Faculty and Students participated in the ACM International Conference on Supporting Group Work (GROUP), January 6-8, 2020 in Sanibel Island, Florida, with papers, posters, workshops and/or Doctoral Colloquium. Attending and/or presenting were: CHCI Faculty Tanu Mitra (@tanmit) with her CS PhD student Prerna Juneja (@Prerna_99), and CHCI Faculty Scott McCrickard, with his CS PhD student Lindah Kotut. Two CHCI CS PhD alumni also presented work at GROUP (see group photo): Shuo Niu (Assistant Professor at Clark University) and Michael Stewart (Assistant Professor at James Madison University). 

Papers, posters, design fiction, PhD Colloquium and Workshop papers presented are:
Shuo Niu, Scott McCrickard, Julia Nguyen, Derek Haqq, Lindah Kotut, Timothy L. Stelter, Edward A Fox.

Investigating Paradigms of Group Territory in Multiple Display Environments.
Prerna Juneja, Deepika Rama Subramanian, Tanushree Mitra.

Through the Looking Glass: Study of Transparency in Reddit's Moderation Practices
Lindah Kotut, Timothy L. Stelter, Michael Horning, Scott McCrickard.

Willing Buyer, Willing Seller: Personal Data Trade as a Service.
Lindah Kotut presented this design fiction paper (immediately above), describing how personal data could be monetized in the future. At the end, she was part of a panel that discussed the crafting of design fictions and the importance of considering future implications of technology.

Lindah Kotut also presented a poster at the Doctoral Colloquium which won Best Poster Award.  

Prerna Juneja presented a working paper, and served as a student volunteer.

Michael Stewart (with thanks to co-authors and CHCI affiliates Aakash Gautam and Deborah Tatar, and CS@VT undergraduate alumnus Collin Chew) participated in the Human Centered Data Science Workshop with “Making Educational Technological Trouble: Data Science as Critical Apprenticeship”. Two of his JMU CS students presented posters:
Cynthia Zastudil, Michael Stewart, Nathan Sprague, and Erin Brady. 2020. CampusPartner: An Assistive Technology for Mobility Impaired Pedestrians.

Nathan Moore, Kevin Molloy, William Lovo, Sven Mayer, Pawel W. Wozniak, and Michael Stewart. 2020. POST: A Machine Learning Based Paper Organization and Scheduling Tool.

Shuo Niu presented his thesis work on a multi-display system which supports multiple analysts to search and explore large social media data together.