U-M School of Information (UMSI) faculty and PhD students have been awarded two Best Papers and three Honorable Mention designations for this year’s Computer-Human Interaction (CHI) conference, a significant recognition in the field. The Association for Computing Machinery’s CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems is the premier international conference of human-computer interaction. This year, “CHI 2018: Engage with CHI” takes place April 21–26 in Montreal, Canada.
One UMSI “Best Paper of CHI 2018” winner is “Keeping a Low Profile? Technology, Risk and Privacy among Undocumented Immigrants,” by Tamy Guberek, Allison McDonald, Sylvia Simioni, Abraham H. Mhaidli, Kentaro Toyama, and Florian Schaub. The other Best Paper winner is “Semi-Automated Coding for Qualitative Research: A User-Centered Inquiry and Initial Prototypes,” by PhD student Megh Marathe and Kentaro Toyama.
CHI 2018 Honorable Mentions went to:
- “Entrepreneurship and the Socio-Technical Chasm in a Lean Economy,” by Tawanna Dillahunt, Vaishnav Kameswaran, Desiree McLain, Minnie Lester, Delores Orr, and Kentaro Toyama.
- “Uncertainty Displays Using Quantile Dotplots or CDFs Improve Transit Decision-Making,” by Michael Fernandes, Logan Walls, Sean Munson, Jessica Hullman, and Matthew Kay.
- “Co-constructing Family Memory: Understanding the Intergenerational Practices of Passing on Family Stories,” by Jasmine Jones and Mark S. Ackerman