University of Maryland

2020 Advance Program- now virtual (OLD)

Due to the unprecedented events related to COVID-19, this year we are presenting virtually. Registration is free for all attendees.

9am to 10:30am

Plenary Talks

Welcome Address
Niklas Elmqvist, Director of Human-Computer Interaction Lab
Mihai Pop, Director of The University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS)

Visualization for the Blind
Niklas Elmqvist, Jonathan Lazar

Designing Feedback & Failure in Video games (AKA: Why You Should Sometimes Set Players On Fire)                               Caro Williams-Pierce

What Does the #MeToo Movement Tell Us About Sexual Violence?  Naeemul Hassan

10:30am to noon

Break-out Sessions –   After the morning plenary session, each of the topic areas will host a live Q&A session in parallel from 10:30am to 12 noon. During this informal meeting, several authors from each track will be available to discuss their research.

Attendees are encouraged to drop in on each of the different rooms to interact with authors and discuss relevant topics for each session. The Zoom room links will be provided in your registration confirmation email.

Design Issues       Chair: Joel Chan

Understanding Older Adults’ Participation in Design Workshops
Alisha Pradhan, Amanda Lazar

Making Invisible Entities Visible — Negotiating Disclosure of Invisible Conditions in the Workplace
Kausalya Ganesh, Amanda Lazar

Unpacking the Black Box of Scholarly Synthesis: What’s Inside?
Xin Qian, Katrina Fenlon, Wayne Lutters, Joel Chan

Interacting with On-the-Wall Robots
Zeyu Yan, Huaishu Peng

Engaging the Commons in Participatory Sensing: Practice, Problems, and Promise in the Context of Dockless Bikesharing   Yongle Zhang, Yuling Sun, Ge Gao

Accessibility     Chair: Amanda Lazar

Pedestrian Detection with Wearable Cameras for the Blind: A Two-way Perspective
Kyungjun Lee, Daisuke Sato, Saki Asakawa, Hernisa Kacorri, Chieko Asakawa

Approach Matters: Linking Practitioner Approaches to Technology Design for People with Dementia.
Emma Dixon, Amanda Lazar

Interacting with Data    Chair: Eun Kyoung Choe

OmniTrack for Research: a Research Platform for Streamlining In-Situ Data Collection
Young-Ho Kim, Bongshin Lee, Jinwook Seo, Eun Kyoung Choe

TandemTrack: Shaping Consistent Exercise Experience by Complementing a Mobile App with a Smart Speaker
Yuhan Luo, Bongshin Lee, Eun Kyoung Choe

Crowdsourcing the Perception of Machine Teaching
Jonggi Hong, Kyungjun Lee, June Xu, Hernisa Kacorri

Exploring Machine Teaching via Co-design with Children
Utkarsh Dwivedi, Jaina Gandhi, Raj Parikh, Merijke Coenraad, Elizabeth Bonsignore, Hernisa Kacorri

Learning        Chair: Caro Wiliams Pierce

Building For Robots: An Alternative Approach of Combining Construction and Robotics
Janet Fofang, Daniel Pauw, Tammy Clegg, David Weintrop

Hello New World: Player Perceptions of a Cybersecurity Digital Game
Anothny Pellicone, David Weintrop, Jan Plane, Diane Jass Ketelhutt, Michel Cukier

Sphero.Math: Integrating Robotics into a Fourth-Grade Mathematics Classroom
Janet Fofang, Margaret Walton, Janet Walkoe, David Weintrop

Authentic Data Science For The Middle Grades – Unschooled, Creative and Engaging Framework for a New Normal
Noel Kuriakos

“So, You are Actually, Like, Going to Make This?”: Using Participatory Design to Inform a Culturally Relevant Computer Science Curriculum
Merijke Coenraad

“You Might as Well Just All Agree with Each Other:” The Influence of Cyberbullying on Women’s Social Presence in Online Discussions
Virginia Byrne


Security / Privacy     Chair: Michelle Mazurek

A Pedagogical Analysis of Online Hacking Exercises
Daniel Votipka, Eric Zhang, Michelle L. Mazurek

User Strategies for Sending Sensitive Information
Noel Warford, Adam Aviv, Michelle Mazurek

Secrecy, Flagging, and Paranoia Revisited: User Attitudes Toward Encrypted Messaging Apps
Omer Akgul, Ruba Abu-Salma, Elissa Redmiles, Wei Bai, Blase Ur, Michelle Mazurek

What Twitter Knows: Exploring Users’ Perceptions of Ad Targeting and Ad Explanations Through Their Twitter Data
Nathan Reitinger, Miranda Wei, Madison Stamos, Justin Goodman, Sophie Veys, Margot Herman, Dorota Filipczuk, Ben Weinshel, Michelle Mazurek, Blase Ur

User Attitudes on Commercial Genetic Testing
Debjani Saha, Anna Chan, Brook Stacy, Kiran Javkar, Sushant Patkar, Michelle Mazurek

Understanding Data

Chair: Niklas Elmqvist

Testing the Test: Visualization as an Alternative to Traditional Statistical Tests
Eric Newburger, Niklas Elmqvist

Scents and Sensibility: Evaluating Information Olfactation
Andrea Batch, Biswaksen Patnaik, Moses Akazue, Niklas Elmqvist

DataWorld: Externalizing Hidden Data Flows for Situated Analytics
Andrea Batch, Sungbok Shin, Niklas Elmqvist

The Perceptual Proxies of Visual Comparison
Brian Ondov, Nicole Jardine, Matthew Kay, Niklas Elmqvist, Steven Franconeri

Are We There Yet? Building a Roadmap to a Holistic Model of Visualization Perception
Zehua Zeng, Leilani Battle

Workshop – 10:30am – 4:30pm

Human-Centered AI: Trusted, Reliable & Safe
Ben Shneiderman, Hernisa Kacorri and John Dickerson
Separate registration required