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Kyle Dent

Kyle Dent is focused on creating novel technologies that help people interact with information, and uses cognitive scientific techniques to model and evaluate this interaction. Before coming to PARC in 2008, Kyle worked for Hewlett-Packard as a software architect. He is the author of Postfix: The Definitive Guide published by O'Reilly & Associates in 2003.

Kyle has a M.F.A in film from the University of Miami, and a M.S. in computer science from the Columbia School of Engineering and Applied Science.


PARC publications

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Ethical Considerations for AI Researchers

AAAI 2018 Spring Symposium on AI and Society: Ethics, Safety and Trustworthiness in Intelligent Agents

26 March 2018

Collaborative Human-Machine Interaction in Mobile Phone Support Centers: A Case Study

Intelligent Human Systems Integration annual conference 2018

7 January 2018


Customer care dialog management, an inverse reinforcement learning approach

NIPS (Neural Information Processing Systems) 2014 Workshop

13 December 2014


Fisheye Word Cloud for temporal sentiment exploration

ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2013)

27 April 2013


Through the Twitter glass

AAAI-11 Workshop on Analyzing Microtext

8 August 2011






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Xerox’s PARC Wants to Evolve Virtual Assistant Conversational Skills
31 January 2018 | The Wall Street Journal (subscription required)

Starting the Conversation: PARC’s Interactive Dialogue Systems Enable Organizations to Work Smarter and Communicate with Technology
27 November 2017 | HostingAdvice.com

Dialects of the IoT
3 November 2015 | O’Reilly Radar




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