Human-Centered Computing at the University of Minnesota

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Maximizing technologies' impact on the lives of real people

Join fellow alumni and friends to learn how University of Minnesota researchers are advancing the theory and practice of human-centered and social computing by experimenting with systems that impact the lives of real people.

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During this virtual panel, Computer Science & Engineering faculty from the GroupLens lab will give an overview of current research directions that they are most excited about, including:

  • Using Human-Centered Machine Learning to identify dangerous health behaviors in online communities
  • Understanding the nature of social support in online health communities, and creating techniques to enable more and better support
  • Creating novel systems for supporting children’s social connections in family and school contexts
  • Personalization in recommender systems and designing recommender systems to serve the needs of multiple stakeholders
  • How bulk email is flooding organizations, and what to do about it
  • Making video conference meetings more effective and equitable

Following a brief presentation on their thoughts on these topics, the panelists will open the floor for general Q&A.

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Start date
Monday, April 4, 2022, Noon

Zoom webinar