HCI Seminar Series 2011/2012

Fridays, 1:00pm, Patil/Kiva Seminar Room (32-G449)
Refreshments served 15 minutes before each talk.
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For more information on this series, please see http://groups.csail.mit.edu/uid/seminar.shtml.


Michael Terry, University of Waterloo
Google Knows What You Hate About Your Kindle: Using Search Queries to Infer User Needs and Desires in Consumer Products
Speaker(s): Michael Terry
Date: Friday, October 28, 2011
Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Location: Patil/Kiva Seminar Room (G449)
Contact: Katrina Panovich, 630-853-8164, kp@mit.edu

Rebecca Fiebrink, Princeton
Real-time, Interactive Machine Learning for Music Composition and Performance
Speaker(s): Rebecca Fiebrink
Date: Friday, November 04, 2011
Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Location: Patil/Kiva Seminar Room (G449)
Contact: Katrina Panovich, 630-853-8164, kp@mit.edu

Lada Adamic, University of Michigan
To friend and to trust: eliciting truthful and useful ratings online
Speaker(s): Lada Adamic
Date: Friday, November 18, 2011
Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Location: CSAIL Reading Room (32-G882)
Contact: Katrina Panovich, 630-853-8164, kp@mit.edu

Daniel Wigdor, University of Toronto
Architecting user interfaces for the natural user
Speaker(s): Daniel Wigdor
Date: Friday, December 02, 2011
Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Location: Patil/Kiva Seminar Room (G449)
Contact: Katrina Panovich, 630-853-8164, kp@mit.edu

Desney Tan, Microsoft Research
The Quest for Always-Available Mobile Interaction
Speaker(s): Desney Tan
Date: Wednesday, December 07, 2011
Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Location: 32-G882
Contact: Juho Kim, 6507969759, juhokim@mit.edu

Panos Ipeirotis, NYU
Crowdsourcing: Quality Assurance and Connections with Machine Learning
Speaker(s): Panos Ipeirotis
Date: Friday, December 09, 2011
Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Location: Patil/Kiva Seminar Room (32-G449)
Contact: Katrina Panovich, 630-853-8164, kp@mit.edu

Adrian Kuhn, University of British Columbia
Software Cartography
Speaker(s): Adrian Kuhn
Date: Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: Patil/Kiva Seminar Room (G449)
Contact: Katrina Panovich, 630-853-8164, kp@mit.edu

Tovi Grossman, Autodesk Research
Understanding and Improving the Learnability of Software Applications
Speaker(s): Tovi Grossman
Date: Friday, March 02, 2012
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: Patil/Kiva Seminar Room (32-G449)
Contact: Juho Kim, 6507969759, juhokim@mit.edu

Remco Chang, Tufts University
User-Centric Visual Analytics
Speaker(s): Remco Chang
Date: Friday, March 16, 2012
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: Patil/Kiva Seminar Room (32-G449)
Contact: Juho Kim, 6507969759, juhokim@mit.edu

Aniket Kittur, Carnegie Mellon University
Crowdsourcing, collaboration, and creativity
Speaker(s): Aniket Kittur
Date: Friday, April 06, 2012
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: Patil/Kiva Seminar Room (32-G449)
Contact: Juho Kim, 6507969759, juhokim@mit.edu

Björn Hartmann, University of California, Berkeley
Feedback, Monitoring, and Free Snacks: Management Techniques for Crowd Work
Speaker(s): Björn Hartmann
Date: Thursday, April 26, 2012
Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Patil/Kiva 32-G449
Contact: Juho Kim, 6507969759, juhokim@mit.edu

Mark Ackerman, University of Michigan
Configuration Work and the Escalier System
Speaker(s): Mark Ackerman
Date: Friday, April 27, 2012
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: Patil/Kiva Seminar Room (32-G449)
Contact: Juho Kim, 6507969759, juhokim@mit.edu

Sep Kamvar, MIT Media Lab
Languages for Social Computation
Speaker(s): Sep Kamvar
Date: Friday, May 18, 2012
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: Patil/Kiva Seminar Room (32-G449)
Contact: Juho Kim, 6507969759, juhokim@mit.edu