ASC presents 8 papers related to Web2.0 and Social Web Research
The entire ASC group is in Boston this week to present 8 papers at the ACM SIGCHI annual conference. The CHI conference is a well-known academic conference that is considered to be the most prestigious platform for presenting Human-Computer Interaction research. Attended by around 2000 researchers, the acceptance rate for papers are generally in the 14-20%, and thus highly competitive.
Our group is presenting the following papers during the following sessions:
Information Foraging: Tuesday, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
- An Elementary Social Information Foraging Model, Peter Pirolli
- Remembrance of Things Tagged: How Tagging Effort Affects Tag Production and Human Memory, Raluca Budiu, Peter Pirolli, Lichan Hong
- Signpost from the Masses: Learning Effects in an Exploratory Social Tag Search Browser, Yvonne Kammerer, Rowan Nairn, Peter Pirolli, Ed H. Chi
Studying Wikipedia: Wednesday, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
- So You Know You’re Getting the Best Possible Information: A Tool that Increases Wikipedia Credibility, Peter Pirolli, Evelin Wollny, Bongwon Suh
- What’s in Wikipedia? Mapping Topics and Conflict Using Socially Annotated Category Structure, Aniket Kittur, Ed H. Chi, Bongwon Suh
Social Search and Sensemaking: Wednesday, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
- Annotate Once, Appear Anywhere: Collective Foraging for Snippets of Interest Using Paragraph Fingerprinting, Lichan Hong, Ed H. Chi
- With a Little Help from My Friends: Examining the Impact of Social Annotations in Sensemaking Tasks, Les Nelson, Christoph Held, Peter Pirolli, Lichan Hong, Diane Schiano, Ed H. Chi
Computer Mediated Communication 2: Thursday, 2.30pm – 4:00 PM
- Gregorio is also presenting this paper on work he did while at Penn State:
Supporting Content and Process Common Ground in Computer-Supported Teamwork
If you’re at the conference, please come see us!
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